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‘Tremendous mental strength’: Lions will gain confidence, says Fagan

Fagan said the players would gain confidence from the victory, their first against Richmond since 2009. “I think it will give our group a lot of confidence to win their first final. “They’ve been working hard towards it over a number of years now. And a lot of the learnings …

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‘Migration will come back’: Budget to reveal first negative migration since 1946

“Migration will come back as the virus is brought under control. And to be honest, this is why a vaccine is so important. Loading “A vaccine will help bring back confidence around the world and will speed up the relaxation of international border restrictions.” Last year’s budget forecast the population …

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‘We want to build in Victoria’: Infrastructure help in federal budget

“Now, that’s without our extra budget spending.” While the Morrison government has already promised $5 billion to the Melbourne Airport Rail Link and $2 billion for a fast rail line to Geelong, it will ramp up its commitments in the budget on Tuesday night. The Victorian government has considered several …

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‘Young people hit hard’: Frydenberg’s budget to target youth jobs

While the Greens are calling for more spending on JobSeeker rather than faster income tax cuts, Mr Frydenberg argued the best budget measures for young Australians were tax cuts to encourage spending and job creation. Loading “The labour market scarring is real and the experience of young people being out …

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Early bird Thiem, Nadal, Halep surge into French Open fourth round

Long after early bird Thiem was done, Nadal also marched on in his pursuit of a 13th French Open title and record-tying 20 major overall. His opponent, Stefano Travaglia, was among five Italian men in third-round play, an Open era record at a grand slam. But he proved no match …

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Erratic, unpredictable and unusual: what GPs have learnt about COVID-19

Loading For many GPs, it’s the unpredictability of the virus that really stands out. While the telltale signs of COVID-19 include a fever, sore throat or a cough, Dr El-Khoury said many young patients develop incredibly mild symptoms. “They will say, ‘I don’t have a fever, I have a bit …

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Reclaiming the 12 Apostles after the plague

The road trip took all day and part of the night. The fear and discomfort stayed with my mother for life, but she remembered, too, the beauty of the empty countryside beyond the Otway Ranges where the 12 Apostles reared among the ocean waves. And so that sometimes desolate road …

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Bledisloe Cup has become a sideshow to rugby’s boardroom circus

But that was on Tuesday – there was plenty of time for it to get a whole lot worse by the end of the week. And so it came to pass. Australia and New Zealand are at loggerheads… and they haven’t even played each other yet.Credit:Getty Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, the …

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At the French Open, success in New York is taking a toll

That meant all four women who made the semi-finals at the US Open will be conspicuously absent for the rest of the French Open. One of them, Naomi Osaka, the champion in New York, never made it to the starting line. She pulled out of the tournament to rehabilitate a …

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Why it’s time for many of us to farewell the office

I recall a boss who was promoted from a department head to senior executive management. I asked him how his work had changed. He said in his previous role his time was never his own and everyone “wanted a piece” of him. In the new role, there was less pressure …

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