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Fri 10 Apr 2020

Pink’s ‘terrifying’ COVID-19 battle

Pink’s ‘terrifying’ COVID-19 battle

The singer got emotional as she detailed the nightmare she and her 3-year-old son experienced after they contracted coronavirus.

Naked man armed with tongs tasered by police

premium_icon Naked man armed with tongs tasered by police

A naked man armed with a beer bottle and a pair of barbecue tongs has terrorised a street before being tasered by police.

‘Double standards’: MP slams Health Minister’s CQ visit

premium_icon ‘Double standards’: MP slams Health Minister’s CQ visit

TWO government officials have come under fire for their visit to Rockhampton during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘We don’t need 6 month lockdown’: Expert

‘We don’t need 6 month lockdown’: Expert

A leading biosecurity professor says six months of restrictions are not necessary and Australia would be better off with a ‘short, sharp lockdown’.

China changes dog classification from livestock

China changes dog classification from livestock

China is expected to classify dogs as pets rather than livestock in a move that has been hailed as a “game-changer” by animal rights activists.

COVID to have a ‘second round’ impact on Aussies

COVID to have a ‘second round’ impact on Aussies

Australia is putting billions into its coronavirus response but one expert has warned of a ‘second-round’ impact that could cost it even more.

Boris Johnson out of intensive care

Boris Johnson out of intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care and back to a hospital ward, Downing Street has confirmed.

Police fine minister $1000 for trip

premium_icon Police fine minister $1000 for trip

Arts minister did not mention his holiday home while arguing against Cabinet plans to restrict vacations in a bid to contain the NSW coronavirus outbreak.

‘Really sorry’: $151m Budget surplus gone

premium_icon ‘Really sorry’: $151m Budget surplus gone

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's promised $151m State Budget surplus has disappeared due to the coronavirus crisis. She’ll also announce term two school plans.

Modern technology to bring true spirit of Easter to Roma homes

premium_icon Modern technology to bring true spirit of Easter to Roma...

FATHER Jamie from All Saints Church said “even though we can’t get together, we can be together.”

Easter traditions you can uphold in home isolation

premium_icon Easter traditions you can uphold in home isolation

There are plenty of ways to keep the traditional Easter fun going to help your family beat the isolation blues.

Bank customers withdrawing millions in cash

premium_icon Bank customers withdrawing millions in cash

Some bank customers have been withdrawing millions of dollars over the counter in single transactions, the RBA says.

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Virgin suspending all domestic flights

Virgin suspending all domestic flights

Virgin Australia is suspending all its domestic flights except for one, citing impacts from the coronavirus as the reason for the decision.

Foxtel slashes jobs

Foxtel slashes jobs

Foxtel has made 200 staff redundant and put 140 additional staff, mostly in its Fox Sports division, on leave until June.

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

It has been another frantic day of coronavirus developments in Australia. Here’s everything you need to know about how it will affect you.

Man charged after allegedly spitting on nurse

premium_icon Man charged after allegedly spitting on nurse

A man has been charged for allegedly spitting on a nurse at a fever clinic, after he was denied a COVID-19 test because he wasn’t exhibiting symptoms.

Coast man’s remarkable birthday party in quarantine

premium_icon Coast man’s remarkable birthday party in quarantine

Today was Jordan Bond’s 30th birthday. The only trouble is he’s stuck in quarantine at the Voco Hotel. But that wasn’t going to stop his creative family.

Who gets a ventilator if hospitals are flooded

premium_icon Who gets a ventilator if hospitals are flooded

A guide for doctors reveals who gets access to a ventilator and other scarce equipment first if hospitals are overwhelmed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump advice leaves Aussies without vital medication

Trump advice leaves Aussies without vital medication

Donald Trump defied medical opinion in endorsing a drug to fight coronavirus. Now low supplies could leave Australians without vital medication.

Photo leaves footy superstar in hot water

Photo leaves footy superstar in hot water

One of the best players in the AFL could be in some trouble with the law after a image circulated of him surfing.

Photo that sums up life in isolation

Photo that sums up life in isolation

This confusing snap of a 'floating bin' has become the posterchild for life in lockdown, as just like our new normal it is totally mind-boggling.

How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

premium_icon How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

Treasurer Jackie Trad has forecast ‘significant’ drops in revenue due to COVID-19, saying Queensland’s bottom line will take a major hit.

’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

premium_icon ’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

A train inspector has been forced to self-isolate after two girls, claiming to be infected with coronavirus, coughed and spat on him at a train station.

George Pell to give TV interview

George Pell to give TV interview

George Pell will give a televised interview following his release from prison where he will give 'unprecedented insight' into his legal battles.

Dad loses discrimination case against education department

premium_icon Dad loses discrimination case against education department

A father has lost his discrimination case against Education Queensland after claiming his son, who has autism spectrum disorder, was treated less favourably.

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