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Freo v Carlton set for Tasmania as WA, Queensland teams shift to Victoria

The AFL is set to send Fremantle and Carlton to play in Tasmania this weekend as part of a rescheduled round 16. Industry sources indicated Launceston is highly likely to host the game with one source saying it was an “80 per cent” chance. The mass relocation of clubs from …

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Tasmania firms for Freo v Carlton as WA, Queensland teams shift to Victoria

The AFL is strongly considering sending Fremantle and Carlton to play in Tasmania this weekend as part of a rescheduled round 16. The mass relocation of clubs from locked-down states is on in earnest with West Coast and Fremantle joining Brisbane and Gold Coast in heading to Victoria on Tuesday. …

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Parents urged to keep Apple AirTags away from children

Australian parents have been warned to keep children away from Apple’s AirTag tracking beacons, amid concerns the tiny batteries inside could be removed and swallowed. The wireless tags, designed to be attached to keys or any other object that may be lost, were launched in April and work by communicating …

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Kathmandu issues profit warning on back of lockdowns

Fresh lockdowns across New South Wales and Western Australia will cost major outdoors retailer Kathmandu $NZ13 million ($12 million) in lost earnings as Australia’s latest wave of COVID-19 infections begins to affect the retail sector. Kathmandu, which also owns surfwear brand Rip Curl, told investors on Tuesday it would not …

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ASX improves, now down just 0.2%; Afterpay, Zip, CBA rebound

Analysts at investment banking firm Jarden have expanded their ASX auto dealer coverage with an Overweight rating on Eagers Automotive and Autosports Group, both of which should benefit from a shortage of new vehicles amid a strong post-COVID demand. Jarden said the recovery in new car sales in Australia – …

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Victoria records no new local COVID-19 cases as AstraZeneca made available to all

Victoria has recorded no new local cases of coronavirus for the third day in a row, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the AstraZeneca vaccine will be available to all Australians, regardless of their age. From today, all Australians can walk into their general practices and request an AstraZeneca vaccine. …

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The dramatic crash of a high-profile cryptocurrency raises eyebrows

Dfinity gave late, complicated instructions for small investors who bought ICP tokens when they were very cheap in a 2017 crowd funding round, Arkham said. The process was buggy, and investors complained about limited customer support, according to the report. Morel, who co-founded Reserve, a cryptocurrency created for hyperinflationary economies, …

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‘You are in my meeting’: Greens senator accused of verbal abuse of Indigenous elder

“A vital concern for my constituents is the exclusion of 38 clans who have a rightful place at the negotiating table. This has caused tremendous grief for many families who had hoped that they may see recompense for having this land stolen – only to have the door slammed on …

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Vaccine advertising campaign needed now to counter misinformation

Credit:Matt Golding The national COVID-19 vaccine campaign, which currently involves ads featuring Dr Nick Coatsworth, was being continually updated and revised as different demographics became eligible, the spokeswoman said. “Work is under way on the next phase of the broader communications campaign, which will be timed with the ramp of …

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Failure to model costs of climate change to coal, gas ‘beggars belief’

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said “some sectors will need to adjust to falling demand for some exports” as the economy shifted to lower carbon emissions, while new opportunities will open up in other sectors. “The effects will depend on domestic and global actions, as well as the pace and extent of …

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