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 2021-07-29 19:31 

The Age

Internet's next chapter: Facebook sees us living in virtual reality...

Welcome to the metaverse: Mark Zuckerberg doesn't just want you logging in to his social media sites. He wants you living, working and even exercising inside them....

 2021-07-29 19:23 

The West Australian

US capital issues sweeping mask mandate...

The US capital is reinstating mandatory indoor mask requirements, regardless of vaccination status....

 2021-07-29 19:20 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

The key failure that could extend Sydney's lockdown until September...

Social distancing in Sydney is improving, but it's not enough to control the Delta COVID-19 variant, according to new modelling — and that spells bad news for the city's lockdown....

 2021-07-29 19:16 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Matildas to take on Great Britain in titanic Tokyo quarter-final...

It's a monumental moment for a Matildas group that needs to capitalise on a special generation of players either with an Olympic medal in Tokyo or a legitimate tilt at the title at the World Cup here in Australia in 2023....

 2021-07-29 19:14 

One News

Morning Briefing July 30: Strikes back on table as nurses reject offer...

Nurses take the DHBs by surprise in rejecting their latest offer....

 2021-07-29 19:13 

The West Australian

Jordan Smith's 62 leads World Invitational...

England's Jordan Smith recorded a superb opening round of 62 to take the first round lead in the European Tour's ISPS Handa World Invitational....

 2021-07-29 19:12 

One News

Nurse says she can't do job to full potential due to staffing issues...

Clinical nurse specialist Karen Batchelor's comments come as nurses yesterday rejected the latest DHB pay offer....

 2021-07-29 19:12 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Bec Henderson is the young Aussie race walker you didn't know about at the Tokyo Games...

When Bec Henderson was young people would get excited if she came second last in her race. Now, she's preparing for the 20 kilometre race walk as the youngest competitor in the Tokyo field....

 2021-07-29 19:12 

Stuff.co.nz

Springboks boss Rassie Erasmus in trouble for hour-long anti-referee rant...

World Rugby responds to extraordinary attack that places huge pressure on Kiwi ref Ben O'Keeffe ahead of second Lions test....

 2021-07-29 19:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

'At one with the universe': How can psychedelic drugs help treat suffering?...

The active ingredient in magic mushrooms is one of the "trippy" drugs showing promise in treating depression, end-of-life terror and more. What might psychedelics reveal?...

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

$40m psychedelic medicine institute launches in Melbourne...

A world-first global research institute that aims to develop novel pharmaceutical grade psychedelic medicine to treat mental health disorders launched in Melbourne on Friday....

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

Housing groups call for 'ring of steel' to protect struggling renters...

A Tenants Victoria survey of 400 renters found that 70 per cent had taken a financial hit during the state's latest lockdown, losing an average of $1280 in income....

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

Every tool must be deployed to suppress outbreak...

It is well past time for Australia to augment its outbreak response, using new rapid tests, vaccine and isolation incentives and improved cooperation across state borders....

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

Our anger is focused on vaccination, but is it fed by a dangerous mythology?...

Public fury over the slow vaccine rollout presumes that fixing it will deliver us from our troubles, but what if it can't?...

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

Buses running beyond 'capacity' in Sydney hotspot areas...

For weeks, thousands of Sydney bus services have had too many passengers to allow for COVID-19 social distancing requirements, including dozens in the epicentre of the outbreak....

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

'All my life was a room': Refugee sues for 'unlawful' hotel detention...

Mostafa "Moz" Azimitabar, 35, was held in suburban Melbourne hotels for more than a year in makeshift detention which he intends to prove in the Federal Court was unlawful....

 2021-07-29 19:09 

The Age

Idle committee dives right into Taiwan strait politics...

Turns out a committee can be more revealing when they don't even have a witness to examine....

 2021-07-29 19:08 

Radio New Zealand

New research hopes to improve outcomes for Mori with lung disease...

For the first time, important research will be carried out to study the impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) amongst Mori....

 2021-07-29 19:06 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Albanese sent a clear message this week — with echoes of a former foe...

Anthony Albanese this week sent a clear message — he intends to use John Howard's 1996 model as his strategic guide to the election, writes Michelle Grattan....

 2021-07-29 19:04 

The Australian

Targeted lockdowns 'to run into new year'...

Welcome to live updates on the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-07-29 19:03 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Indy airs, inverts and feeble grinds: These are the tricks that will grab Olympic glory...

The skateboarding community is split over whether the Olympics is good for their sport. But, for some, the benefits are already starting to flow....

 2021-07-29 19:03 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

The advice on AstraZeneca has changed a lot, but data shows it's effective where it counts...

Everyone over the age of 18 in Greater Sydney is being encouraged to get vaccinated with any available vaccine, including AstraZeneca's, to help bring the current outbreak under control. But if you're still unsure about what it means for you, here...

 2021-07-29 19:03 

The West Australian

Speak up about human trafficking: minister...

Authorities will continue to bring charges against human traffickers and people should speak out about the crime, Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews says....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Macquarie looks past COVID-19 in tilt to growth...

Macquarie Group's shift in dividend policy signals CEO Shemara Wikramanayake's appetite for growth...

 2021-07-29 19:00 

The Australian Financial Review

The Uber ride that put Afterpay on the market's radar...

A chance meeting between a proud father and a celebrity stockbroker helped turn the pioneering start-up into a buy now, pay later phenomenon....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

The Australian Financial Review

The big surprise in Afterpay's first pitch to investors...

As it looked to raise funds back in 2015, the buy now, pay later company had a plan built around one crucial feature - but ditching this feature proved to be a gamechanger....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

The Australian Financial Review

How this self-taught surfboard designer built an empire...

As a teen, Hayden Cox sold his handmade surfboards to classmates at school. Now he has a staff of hundreds and big brands are lining up to work with him....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Meet the wine sellers thinking inside the box...

The partners behind new brand Hey Tomorrow are out to prove good wine in environmentally-friendly casks is the way of the future....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

New Zealand Herald

The Dating Diaries: Bennifer 2.0 made me believe in soulmates...

They were childhood sweethearts who took space to work out the grass wasn't greener....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

New Zealand Herald

Celebrity Treasure Island 2021: Candy Lane, Game of Thrones star Joe Naufahu join the island...

Will one of these celebrities win big for their chosen charity?...

 2021-07-29 19:00 

New Zealand Herald

Parkin Drawing Prize shortlist revealed in record breaking year...

Two artists from Napier have been selected as finalists....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

From flowering weeds to feral cats and fire ants: These are the introduced pests costing Australia the most...

They trample fragile environments and devastate crops, and now we can put a figure on how much damage invasive species like feral cats and weedy plants are doing to Australia's bottom line....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Which tree is best for your small garden? It depends on where you live...

Winter is the best time to plant a tree. On World Tree Day, a new online guide will help you choose the most appropriate for your suburb and space....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Buses running beyond 'capacity' in Sydney hotspot areas...

For weeks, thousands of Sydney bus services have had too many passengers to allow for COVID-19 social distancing requirements, including dozens in the epicentre of the outbreak....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'All my life was a room': Refugee sues for 'unlawful' hotel detention...

Mostafa "Moz" Azimitabar, 35, was held in suburban Melbourne hotels for more than a year in makeshift detention which he intends to prove in the Federal Court was unlawful....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Housing groups call for 'ring of steel' to protect struggling renters...

A Tenants Victoria survey of 400 renters found that 70 per cent had taken a financial hit during the state's latest lockdown, losing an average of $1280 in income....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Our anger is focused on vaccination, but is it fed by a dangerous mythology?...

Public fury over the slow vaccine rollout presumes that fixing it will deliver us from our troubles, but what if it can't?...

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Every tool must be deployed to suppress outbreak...

It is well past time for Australia to augment its outbreak response, using new rapid tests, vaccine and isolation incentives and improved cooperation across state borders....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

$40m psychedelic medicine institute launches in Melbourne...

A world-first global research institute that aims to develop novel pharmaceutical grade psychedelic medicine to treat mental health disorders launched in Melbourne on Friday....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Idle committee dives right into Taiwan strait politics...

Turns out a committee can be more revealing when they don't even have a witness to examine....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Stuntman: Disney+'s beautiful portrait of one man's life...

Fifty-nine-year-old Eddie Braun has one last stunt in him before he calls it a day recreating Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon jump....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Kitchen of the Week: Aged-brass splashback is hero for empty-nesters...

Empty-nesters go for a bold statement with a beautiful aged brass splashback in the kitchen of their new St Heliers home....

 2021-07-29 19:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Renewed calls for flood protection for waterlogged Wairau Valley...

The rural township is still flooded, two weeks after the worst of the rain. And residents have been here before....

 2021-07-29 18:59 

The Australian

ASX to rise, Wall Street buoyed by data...

Welcome to the Trading Day blog for Friday, July 30. Australian stocks are set to open higher as Wall Street rose on signs the US economic recovery may have started to slow, but remains on track....

 2021-07-29 18:58 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Here's the latest medal tally from the Tokyo Olympics...

Australia's on a strong footing going into day 7 of the Tokyo Olympic games, with medals in the pool, rowing and cycling. Here's where we stand on the world stage....

 2021-07-29 18:57 

Radio New Zealand

Black Sticks women fall to Australia but remain on course for quarterfinals...

The Black Sticks women fell to a 1-0 loss to Australia in their third game in Tokyo though they remain on track for a place in the quarter-finals....

 2021-07-29 18:56 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

This Chinese city wants to snuff out a Delta outbreak in days. Here's why Sydney won't try their tactics...

China's health authorities, like their counterparts everywhere, are facing a much tougher challenge — the fast-spreading Delta variant. So far, they appear to be holding back a surge, but could there be any lessons for Australia?...

 2021-07-29 18:54 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

'This isn't a game of Monopoly where you can roll the dice and avoid the income tax box', warns ATO...

About 300,000 Australians who may have made purchases of luxury cars, private jets, yachts, thoroughbred horses and artwork are being warned by the Australian Taxation Office to declare all their income or they could face a review and or audit....

 2021-07-29 18:54 

One News

Military called in to help enforce Sydney's stricter lockdown measures...

It comes after thousands of protesters took to the streets last weekend....

 2021-07-29 18:52 

One News

De-frocked US cardinal charged with sexual assault...

A Vatican investigation found Theodore McCarrick had sexually molested adults as well as children....

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