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Sat 4 Apr 2020

Cheeky student hacks private school

Cheeky student hacks private school

The switch to online learning in schools has had some unexpected side effects, and this student has been hailed a “Robin Hood”.

Stats show coronavirus a first-world issue

Stats show coronavirus a first-world issue

The coronavirus pandemic is one that has swept the globe. But not all nations have been hit equally and some idyllic corners remain barely touched by the virus.

Iconic Qld hotel shuts doors, lays off 200 staff

premium_icon Iconic Qld hotel shuts doors, lays off 200 staff

ONE of Queensland’s top hotels has shut its doors, laid off 200 staff and told them there is no money to pay entitlements in the latest coronavirus catastrophe.

Bold plan for recovered virus cases

Bold plan for recovered virus cases

As more and more people recover from coronavirus, but the economy continues to suffer, a way around restrictions has been suggested – but would it actually work?

Cops issue more fines for state’s lockdown rebels

premium_icon Cops issue more fines for state’s lockdown rebels

These are the latest offenders who have flagrantly breached new laws ordering Australians to stay inside.

Enough is enough: Time to hand out fines

premium_icon Enough is enough: Time to hand out fines

One thing has been lost in the outrage over the irrational behaviour of hundreds of people in flouting social distancing rules this weekend, writes Kylie Lang.

Crowd packs into Qld market, ignoring social distance rules

Crowd packs into Qld market, ignoring social distance rules

Residents have been lashed as they apparently ignored social distancing rules to crowd into a market, with one local asking, “what is wrong with people”?

Backpackers, get a farm job or fly home: MP

premium_icon Backpackers, get a farm job or fly home: MP

WITH many backpackers here jobless and at a loose end, the message is to fly home or find a job picking fruit.

Divorces set to soar after couples isolate

premium_icon Divorces set to soar after couples isolate

DIVORCES are set to skyrocket following the coronavirus isolation period as couples are forced to spend 24/7 together.

ZOOM IN: Self-isolation launches 2nd digital revolution

premium_icon ZOOM IN: Self-isolation launches 2nd digital revolution

Technophobes across the world are switching on a part of their brain they’ve vehemently ignored like the dragon in the closet for the past 20 years.

Grim warning for young people

Grim warning for young people

Young people have been told to not be COVID-19 complacent with a warning they could be one of the “unlucky ones” who are fit and well but still end up in ICU.

Flu jabs play important role in helping battle coronavirus

premium_icon Flu jabs play important role in helping battle coronavirus

Getting a flu shot might not protect you from the COVID-19 virus but it is the next best thing you can do to fight against the disease.

Google phone-tracking reveals who’s still going out

premium_icon Google phone-tracking reveals who’s still going out

Australians aren’t just working from home but cutting back on trips to the park and supermarket, and a new report shows two states are doing it best.

25 cases of COVID-19 linked to childcare centre

premium_icon 25 cases of COVID-19 linked to childcare centre

A childcare centre has become a major hotspot for the coronavirus with 25 cases linked to the facility.

Rats on the rise as shutdown cuts their food supply

Rats on the rise as shutdown cuts their food supply

Rats are on the rise as COVID-19 eats into their supply of takeaway castoffs leading to them fighting for your rubbish.

One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

premium_icon One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

More than 8000 Rural Fire Service volunteers will no longer be able to tackle blazes to save lives and homes after a bureaucratic bust-up.

CORONAVIRUS: Couple in hotel lockdown hold grave concerns

premium_icon CORONAVIRUS: Couple in hotel lockdown hold grave concerns

‘Someone was having a major meltdown … followed by security telling him that he was breaking the law if he put a foot outside the door’

Beach ‘just as popular as ever’

premium_icon Beach ‘just as popular as ever’

A man fears a popular beach will become a “coronavirus melting pot” as surfers, divers and dog walkers continue to ignore social distancing rules.

Virus lie that duped the world

Virus lie that duped the world

China has been applauded globally for containing the coronavirus outbreak within 60 days. But has it really been contained?

Huge Vogue designer sale you need to know about

premium_icon Huge Vogue designer sale you need to know about

The fashion industry is facing an uncertain future. Now, you can help via a new initiative from Vogue Australia, and transform your own wardrobe in the process.

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