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How the UQ coronavirus vaccine gives false-positive HIV tests...
The much-touted University of Queensland-CSL coronavirus vaccine is being abandoned because people who get it return false-positive results for HIV, leaving the team behind the work "devastated" and the public disappointed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-11 16:53 UTC
How Western Australia voted to secede from the rest of Australia in 1933 and how it could try again...
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Western Australia overwhelmingly voted to break away from the rest of Australia in 1933. Legal experts have explained how WA could try again with the state closed to other Australians.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-08 10:00 UTC
Pregnant woman arrested in Ballarat for creating anti-lockdown protest event on Facebook...
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Fanos Panayides, a former contestant on the reality TV show Family Food Fight, has been charged with incitement
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-02 12:57 UTC
Fox Sports axes news staff, citing weak advertising...
Foxtel says it is too early to assess the long-term impact of the coronavirus, but already axed staff on Wednesday due to challenging market conditions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-18 05:56 UTC
Millions of Australians to receive cash handout as part of govt stimulus...
More than six million Australians will receive a cash handout of $750 as part of the prime minister's $17.6 billion coronavirus stimulus package. Small businesses will also get a cash injection as the government works to fight off a possible recession
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 20:42 UTC
'It is unacceptable': Man with coronavirus skips self-isolation to go to work at major hotel and visit nightclub...
Tasmanian government considering tougher rules for self-isolation after 'irresponsible' actions
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-08 12:30 UTC
Aust economy 'tanking well before coronavirus'...
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says the Australian economy was "tanking well before the bushfires and the coronavirus". The Labor leader said the Morrison government has been "complacent about the bushfires and complacent about the slowing
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-07 04:07 UTC
Not OK boomer: Older Australians told to rethink overseas travel plans...
The over-60s are being urged to avoid trips abroad with mounting evidence suggesting they are likely to be hardest hit if they fall ill with coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-05 01:37 UTC
Australia spider "bonanaza" possible as experts warn conditions ripe for deadly funnel-web activity today...
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Experts say weather conditions in bushfire-battered eastern Australia could bring "super dangerous" funnel-webs out in droves.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:06 UTC
Officials to kill up to 10,000 water-guzzling camels in Australia...
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Officials in Australia plan to kill thousands of camels that are drinking too much water as wildfires continue to ravage the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-07 20:18 UTC
Australia bushfire crisis: 180 people face legal action for fire-related offenses in NSW...
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As firefighters battle wildfires across Australia, authorities in New South Wales say police have arrested dozens of people for offenses related to fires, including 24 for deliberately lighting fires and three for looting fire-ravaged communities. The big
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-07 06:46 UTC
'We're a lunar landscape here': Fears for milk supplies as animals perish in bushfires...
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Already reeling from the death of father-son dairy farmers Robert and Patrick Salway, the dairy industry could take another blow — 'devastating' milk shortages.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 19:33 UTC
Australia wildfires developing their own 'dangerous' weather systems, New Zealand skies turn orange...
The wildfires that are ravaging parts of Australia are so extreme and burning through vegetation that is causing them to generate so much heat the blazes are creating their own weather systems, including fire-generated thunderstorms and fire tornadoes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 16:16 UTC
'Australians should be thinking about their risk profile.' What are Hong Kong's new extradition laws about?...
Hong Kong has guarded its ability to do things people cannot on the Chinese mainland, like commemorate Tiananmen Square. Is that about to change?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-22 16:19 UTC
'Right to know' campaign not just for journalists...
The public will benefit from better government if the free press is protected.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-20 18:09 UTC
Restrictive journalist laws are 'a serious blight on our economy'...
Journalist Des Houghton has said he agrees "wholeheartedly" with a combined press freedom advertising campaign, telling Sky News restrictive laws on journalists are a "serious blight" on democracy. "The free press is at the very founda
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-20 18:09 UTC
VIDEO: Canberra 'doesn't know difference' between Chinese ownership and investment ...
Sky News host Alan Jones says Canberra “doesn’t know the difference” between Chinese ownership and investment when it comes to China. The broadcaster noted that China owns 29 per cent of Australian foreign-owned farmland and “a lot of this happened while Morrison was Treasurer”. “We love investment
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-17 14:51 UTC
Australian Couple Travels Through Asia To 'Break Stigma' Of Countries Getting A 'Bad Rap.' They're Reportedly In Jail In Iran....
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An Australian couple traveling through Asia who wanted to "break the stigma around travelling to countries which get a bad wrap [sic] in the media," reportedly found out the hard way that some countries may well deserve the reputation they have: t
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-12 20:38 UTC
Australia orders ISPs to block sites hosting Christchurch shooting video...
Australia isn't waiting for new laws to block access to sites with content it deems horrific. The government's e-safety commissioner Julie Inman has ordered internet service providers in the country to block eight websites hosting the Christchurch
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-09 15:22 UTC
Australia blocks access to eight websites showing video of New Zealand mosque attacks...
Australia has ordered internet service providers to block access to eight websit...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-09 15:22 UTC
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