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‘Business as usual’: Coach’s new relationship will not affect Tigers, says Riewoldt

Loading “Dimma [Hardwick] sort of already addressed it this morning [in front of the playing group] and it is business as usual for us. “I suppose it [the news of the split] does [take you by surprise]. You never predict something like this but these things happen in people’s lives …

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As it happened: ASX cools off with 0.9% decline

Thanks for tuning in today at Markets Live. Alex Druce will be back in the morning with all the overnight movements on Wall Street. Until, then, stay safe and good luck. The Australian sharemarket pulled back from near 11-month highs on Monday as investors dumped gold, tech, and travel stocks, …

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Listen up, iPhone’s hearing accessibility tools can really help

“When you think about hearing accessibility, that could be everything from someone who is profoundly deaf, to age related hearing loss, to situational hearing loss, to people who just want to be able to use our products to get better sound,” said Sarah Herrlinger, VP of Accessibility at Apple. “We …

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‘Critical’ workers will get the vaccine first. Just who is that?

“Critical and high-risk” workers are among the second tranche of employees to be vaccinated, a group that includes the emergency services personnel and meat workers, who were among the first to catch the coronavirus from work during Victoria’s second wave. But other workers governments have described as “essential” during the …

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‘A story about decadence’: One reason why we’re so absorbed by what’s happening in Washington DC

The real decadence here is societal. Had recent events in the US — the mob insurrection, the country’s disastrous handling of the COVID-19 pandemic — occurred elsewhere, we’d likely be talking about the country as a failed state. What kind of society, what kind of culture, makes it possible for …

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Target Time and superquiz, Monday, January 11

TARGET TIME Find words of four letters or more. Every word must include the centre letter and each letter is used once only. Find at least one nine-letter word. No colloquial or foreign words, capitalised nouns, apostrophes or hyphens. No verbs or plural words ending in “s”. Solution list is …

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The largest health precinct in NSW without a dedicated palliative care unit

Loading “Palliative care is multi-disciplinary. It’s not just the doctors. It’s the team of nurses, allied health and spiritual care that is required,” said retired palliative care physician Dr Philip Lee. “Patients are not getting that while there is no dedicated unit.” Dr Lee is the former director of supportive …

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WiseTech boss buckles up for the new normal

“I think corporate travel will be a very different thing in the future, I think people will think twice about going overseas for at least a few years, and people will realise that they’ve been able to have their enjoyment in their homes.” This is reflected in the continuing demand …

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Roll up your sleeves: How the vaccine roll out will affect the global economy

Television crews will jostle to get footage of the first Australians getting the needle and there will be a frenzy of debate and discussion. We’re going to hear a lot more about how social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google handle misinformation from anti-vaccine groups. There will also be …

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Vaccine and stimulus double dose to bolster ASX

It appears new government spending won’t stop there from the Biden administration either. The President-elect hinted last week that new fiscal spending under his government would likely number in the trillions – though little detail was provided about where the spending may go. Weakening US fundamentals Hopes for a more …

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