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Fri 10 Apr 2020

Australia 'on cusp' of defeating coronavirus

Australia 'on cusp' of defeating coronavirus

The nation is close to the point at which COVID-19 cases begin to decline, but only if social distancing continues, the deputy chief medical officer says.

Death toll at 54 with new victims in three states

Death toll at 54 with new victims in three states

Australians are being urged to "stay at home" this Easter as the death toll from coronavirus climbs to 54.

How one cough can infect a supermarket

How one cough can infect a supermarket

Researchers have created a horrifying video that shows how quickly coronavirus can spread through a grocery store if an infected person coughs.

TV presenter instantly debunks huge virus myth

TV presenter instantly debunks huge virus myth

This TV host powerfully debunked the biggest coronavirus “myth” in what’s been dubbed “the strongest minute of TV since coronavirus started”.

Analyst warns of forced property sales amid COVID-19 duress

premium_icon Analyst warns of forced property sales amid COVID-19 duress

A grim picture has been painted for southeast Queensland property investors with suburbs expected to haemorrhage thousands of forced sales driven by coronavirus...

Cruise ship passengers set for Australian return

Cruise ship passengers set for Australian return

A chartered plane carrying Australian and New Zealand residents from a cruise ship stranded off the Uruguayan coast is expected to land in Melbourne on Sunday.

Desperate Aussies’ $200,000 mistake

Desperate Aussies’ $200,000 mistake

A huge number of Australians have applied to withdraw money from their retirement funds, raising fears it could impact on everyone’s nest egg.

Mum’s angry rant over homeschooling

Mum’s angry rant over homeschooling

A mum’s refusal to participate in her son’s Year 1 virtual classroom struck a chord with other parents who have had enough.

NSW records 22nd death as COVID-19 cases jump

NSW records 22nd death as COVID-19 cases jump

One more person has died from coronavirus in NSW, taking the state’s toll to 22, as 49 new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed overnight.

Touching gesture for frontline workers

premium_icon Touching gesture for frontline workers

Struggling restaurants have knocked back funds raised to help them through Covid-19 hardships, instead using it for a touching gesture to help hospital staff.

Man charged over whip threats at Chinese Consulate

premium_icon Man charged over whip threats at Chinese Consulate

A man who allegedly cracked a whip outside the Chinese Consulate was going to be 'carrying out a presidential hit on Xi Jinping' over his handling of COVID-19.

QLD’s first critically ill COVID-19 patient leaves hospital

premium_icon QLD’s first critically ill COVID-19 patient leaves hospital

Kym Watkins was placed in intensive care after contracting COVID-19. On Thursday, she left hospital to the applause of the staff who helped save her life.

Tim Minchin’s coronavirus plea to artists

premium_icon Tim Minchin’s coronavirus plea to artists

Tim Minchin is urging all artists to look beyond COVID-19 for inspiration while they are in isolation, saying he hopes they do more than write about the virus.

13 new cases amid Easter plea

13 new cases amid Easter plea

Queensland recorded 13 more cases of coronavirus overnight, taking the state’s total number to 964.

Real reason behind Nine’s NRL bomb

Real reason behind Nine’s NRL bomb

Channel 9 dropped an anvil on the NRL on Thursday, but the network’s true objective was concealed by the scathing swipe at the game’s top official.

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