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Coca-Cola repays subsidies after better-than-expected full-year profit

“Whilst we are encouraged by recent trading in Australia and particularly in New Zealand, month to month volatility remains,” she said. Loading “This is particularly the case in Australia, where On-the-Go (OTG) trading can vary considerably by state depending on the prevailing COVID-19 restrictions and related sentiment at any given …

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As it happened: Biden boost drives ASX to 1.3% weekly gain

And with that, we’ll tie things off there for the week. Thanks so much for joining us today at Markets Live, and for all your comments and insights during the week. Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby will return on Monday. Catch you then. ASX investors pulled away from 11-month highs …

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A look inside President Joe Biden’s Oval Office

“It was important for President Biden to walk into an Oval that looked like America and started to show the landscape of who he is going to be as president,” she said. Busts of Martin Luther King jnr and Robert F Kennedy flank a fireplace in the office. Biden often …

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Emirates to resume flights to Australia within days

Crews and pilots made up 4808 of the 13,089 who entered Australia in the final two weeks of August. Emirates was conducting 19 flights a week between Dubai and Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and its decision to suspend the routes caused deep uncertainty for the thousands of Australians in Europe …

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Brisbane’s restriction rollback: What you can and cannot do

Businesses, including cafes and pubs and restaurants, can return to having one customer for every two square metres. People are also allowed to stand to drink in licensed premises. Weddings and funerals can have 200 guests, dancing can return indoors and outdoors, venues with allocated seating – such as outdoor …

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Inside the stretch limo where Tiger King star Joe Exotic’s team waited for a pardon that never came

Debose says Exotic’s lawyers, who call themselves “Team Tiger,” were expecting a pardon for their client from president Donald Trump about noon that day – the president’s last full day in office. Debose pulled up to the law offices of Francisco Hernandez in the super-stretch turbo diesel limo at 10.30am. …

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NSW records second lowest per capita spend on police in Australia

Victoria spent $3.65 billion on its police force in 2019-20, a higher spending level for its smaller population of 6.7 million. Victoria Police has 16,000 officers in a overall workforce of 21,500. The lowest spending per capita on police was $433 in the ACT and the highest was $1582 in …

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Controversial proposal recommends new skills pathways outside apprenticeships

The Commission has also recommended the expansion of student loans for more certificate and diploma courses and says greater contestability in funding arrangements for publicly-owned TAFE providers would help governments get a better return on the $6.4 billion spent on vocational education and training (VET). A more nationally consistent approach …

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New Sydney Harbour tunnel gets green light, construction starts 2022

The tunnels will be built in a trench on the harbour floor, and large prefabricated concrete tubes lowered into place from barges above. Concerns were raised last year by the Port Authority of NSW about the movement of toxic sludge that will be dug up during construction of the tunnel. …

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‘Fearful of retirement’: Warren to make call on future in coming weeks

Nine are yet to formalise their official league line-up for the 2021 NRL season, and Warren knows he will need to give an answer in the coming weeks. For the first time, he stopped short of declaring he is a certainty to be heard in 2021. “I’m fearful of retirement …

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