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Best consumer VR yet comes with a serious warning

The ageing Snapdragon 835 processor has been swapped out for Qualcomm’s shiny new XR2 chip, which is essentially a VR-optimised version of the Snapdragon 865 chip found on top tier flagship smartphones. A few games at launch are already taking advantage of the XR2 chip with higher resolution textures, more …

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Queensland is the only state without an independent EPA. Labor says it will change that

All the other Australian states have an independent agency operating either as an independent board, or reporting to the state’s Parliament. The LNP’s environment spokesman David Crisafulli said he is yet to form an opinion on the need for an EPA in Queensland. “I am open-minded to look at how …

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Short upstages Richmond stars to claim best and fairest

He topped the count with 53 votes to finish three clear of runner-up Martin, who placed in the top three of the count for the eighth time. Triple-premiership backman Nick Vlastuin was also rewarded for another stellar campaign, finishing third. The prospect the back-to-back reigning premiers could remain in contention …

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Daniher part of quartet named Essendon legends

Injuries cruelled his playing career but he was a successful senior coach at Melbourne and assistant coach at Fremantle. He has in recent years become the face of FightMND – a charity that combats motor neurone disease, which Daniher was diagnosed with several years ago. He now joins his brother, …

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‘Devastated’: Anger after ‘culturally significant’ tree cut down at highway site

“It was a very spiritual tree, very moving and powerful,” he said. “The Australian government had no consent or jurisdiction to remove that tree.” A picture of the tree being removed from site. Protecting culturally significant trees at the site has been the focus for hundreds of supporters at the …

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Grand final sweep gives Victorians something to cheer

Loading Victorian minister for tourism, sport and major events, Martin Pakula said the trio of premiership wins were a source of pride for the state in times of duress. “Kick a Vic has been a bit of a national sport over the last few months,” he said. “But the stunning …

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Religious leaders hoping, praying for further rise in worshipper limit

However Mr Andrews ruled that from 11.59pm on Tuesday, a maximum of 10 people plus a faith leader would be allowed at indoor services. Outdoors the maximum is 20 people plus a leader. From 11.59pm on November 8, a maximum of 20 worshippers are allowed indoors and as many as …

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New, improved contact tracing system ready for its biggest challenge yet: reopening

For the first time since June 9, there were no new cases of coronavirus announced on Monday, prompting Premier Daniel Andrews, who had been waiting anxiously on testing results from the city’s north, to declare “now is the time to open up”. La Trobe University epidemiologist Associate Professor Hassan Vally …

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Poll Call: Labor sticks to debt plan as it releases election costings

“No I am not going to resign as the member for Inala. That is a ridiculous question.” -Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk ruling out resigning if Labor lose the election. Many of you will know that when I became the Leader of the Opposition, I went on an Ice tour across Queensland. …

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Man allegedly detained 15-year-old boys and posed as a police officer

Police also believe the man has been detaining people and identifying himself as a police officer since 2017 in Brisbane and Gympie. A selection of the patches seized.Credit:Queensland Police Service Detective Sergeant Robert Lowry said police were conducting inquiries to an unrelated property crime that led to them discovering a …

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