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Woman stabbed in neck at unit block before collapsing on footpath

A young Queensland woman has died after being stabbed once in the neck with a hunting knife in a unit before staggering outside to the footpath, where she collapsed. There was a puddle of blood on the footpath when emergency services arrived about 7.20pm on Friday at the unit complex …

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First Nations’ voices must lead on the path to equity

It is a problem space where standing against racism often means standing alone. Where in addition to your fulltime job, you are expected to be “all things Indigenous” – adviser, mentor, committee representative, community member, cultural safety support, etc. A problem space where trying to minimise risks to community increases …

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Residents flee as volcano erupts near Congolese city of Goma

Goma, Congo: Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo has erupted for the first time in nearly two decades, turning the night sky a fiery red and sending lava onto a major highway as panicked residents tried to flee Goma, a city of nearly 2 million. There was no immediate word on any casualties, …

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‘Administrative error’ leaves Olympic hopefuls stranded at the airport

Loading Three on three basketball, known as 3×3, is a new sport at the Olympics. FIBA is using the short form of the sport as a way to bring more nations into elite basketball, as the equipment is mobile and nations need only four good players to field a team. …

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‘I feel robbed’: Birth centres buckle under post lockdown demand

Doctors and midwives say the strain on services is resulting in some women being called in for birth inductions which are then delayed by up to a week due to staff shortages, leaving them distressed in hospital. One experienced midwife, who didn’t want to be named because she feared losing …

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It’s budget show time! (And do we have the performers for you)

The windfall tax is harder to assess as the devil will be in the detail. As long as the government designs the windfall tax properly, it will make but a ripple in the developer ocean. If they get it wrong, it will be a guillotine on development and a disaster. …

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The mystery backer who kept Joseph Suaalii in league

Nasteski was in tears as he watched Suaalii play his first trial game for the Roosters. It’s hard to know how he felt last night with his son Luca by his side. It had to be a bittersweet moment. He hates the Roosters and the young man he invested emotion …

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A year ago we longed for a vaccine. Now it’s here, we’re dangerously blase

But for reasons no minister, including Prime Minister Scott Morrison, will confess to, there is no such campaign. Loading There are unique reasons why people have reservations, and they have to do with the socio-cultural moment in which we find ourselves, battered by two powerful forces. The first is that …

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Fringe, feasible or false? The COVID-19 Wuhan lab leak theory gets a second look

In a letter to Nature magazine published in March 2020, five virologists wrote: “Our analyses clearly show that SARS-CoV-2 is not a laboratory construct or a purposefully manipulated virus.” As for the theory the virus could have leaked out of the Wuhan lab, McNeil says he regarded it as “crazy …

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A simple life, well lived

When the war came, the 14-year-old Ron was evacuated to live with a specialist doctor. She had a house in Somerset, a flat in Chelsea and “rooms” in Harley Street. She had taken in another young boy and when she had a dinner party she would bring them down and …

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