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Apple marks date for another media event, expected to focus on Macs

Apple has announced another online media event — its third in as many months — for next week, widely assumed to focus on its promised new Mac computers with non-Intel processors. Set for next Tuesday November 10 (or the early hours of next Wednesday, AEDT), the invitation for the event …

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Acer’s anti-gaming PC fits on a desk but has all the power you need

Up front the air intake’s been disguised behind an interesting triangular patterned panel, and you also get an SD card reader and USB 3.2 ports in USB-A and USB-C formats. At the rear, as you might expect, is a bunch more USB ports and your standard I/O. The unit I’ve …

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IMF urges tax, childcare reform for post-virus kick

Expanding the GST and overhauling property taxes are two of the most important reforms Australia should embrace after the coronavirus recession, the International Monetary Fund says, warning the pandemic will leave enduring economic scars. In a report that backs the Morrison government’s plans to reform the nation’s bankruptcy laws, the …

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Fresh legal fight over plan to dump contaminated West Gate Tunnel soil in Bacchus Marsh

An environmental group is taking the Environment Protection Authority and Maddingley Brown Coal to court over plans to dump contaminated soil from the West Gate Tunnel at a landfill in Bacchus Marsh. The latest court battle for the EPA comes just days after Bacchus Marsh Grammar school launched legal action …

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Nigel Farage to turn Brexit Party into anti-lockdown political movement

“Focused protection is the key, targeting resources at those most at risk: the elderly, vulnerable or those with other medical conditions. “The rest of the population should, with good hygiene measures and a dose of common sense, get on with life. This way we build immunity in the population. The …

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Brendan Murphy to be among Australian of the Year finalists

Brendan Murphy, who became the public face of Australia’s fight against the coronavirus in March, will be among the eight nominees for Australian of the Year next January. Professor Murphy, who recently left his role as the federal government’s chief medical officer after almost four years, was on Monday night …

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After long cold winter, pubs prepare for bumper Melbourne Cup Day

Andy Mullins, co-owner of The Espy, said it took minutes for his venue to book out, however that was partly due to the limited amount of seating allowed under the current state government restrictions on patrons. The pub will have room for 50 people outside, as well as 20 inside. …

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Changing demographics behind Labor’s increasing coastal vote: Expert

“Labor might actually be disappointed with how they come out of the [Gold Coast],” Dr Salisbury said. “This was really where they were putting a lot of effort in, in an effort seemingly to offset what were expected losses in the north. “In terms of further south on the coast, …

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Sir Dragonet has chance to create history with Plate-Cup double

“It’s staggering to think that [could happen],” he said. “Because he’s won the Cox Plate he owes us absolutely nothing, both financially and in terms of the experience he’s given us. “He’s established his credentials as a stallion; anything he does from this point forward on the race track is …

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Australians flee cities for refuge in regional retreats

The number of people moving from regional Queensland into Brisbane dropped 52 per cent between the 2019 and 2020 June quarters, while there was an 18 per cent fall in movements from regional WA to Perth over the same period. Loading The data does not include international travel, which has …

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