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Mon 30 Mar 2020

Death toll hits 18 as cases near 4200

Death toll hits 18 as cases near 4200

Australia has passed 4100 coronavirus cases and the death toll has risen to 18 after the ACT and Tasmania reported their first victims.

State rocked by first virus death

State rocked by first virus death

Premier Peter Gutwein revealed the death of an elderly woman in the state’s North-West at his morning media briefing today.

Sick crew evacuated from NSW cruise ship

Sick crew evacuated from NSW cruise ship

Three crew members have been evacuated from the Ruby Princess cruise ship and taken to hospital, with 189 COVID-19 infections in NSW now linked to the ship.

Hunt ends for 19 Ruby Princess passengers

Hunt ends for 19 Ruby Princess passengers

It’s been 10 days since the docking of the Ruby Princess in Sydney. Yet the hunt for all passengers who were on-board the ship has only just finished.

New COVID-19 case in Townsville

premium_icon New COVID-19 case in Townsville

A new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Townsville, as Queensland implements stricter border restrictions to stop more people trying to enter the state. LATEST...

ELECTION DAY THREE: Suarez leads, but no corks popping yet

premium_icon ELECTION DAY THREE: Suarez leads, but no corks popping yet

Maria Suarez is keeping the cork in the champagne for now, but she's in poll position to replace a controversial councillor. Stay tuned for results.

Telehealth a key weapon in fighting COVID-19 in Roma

premium_icon Telehealth a key weapon in fighting COVID-19 in Roma

FEDERAL government stage four series of measures for Roma medical centres.

Heidi Klum’s savage dig at ex Seal

Heidi Klum’s savage dig at ex Seal

Heidi Klum opens up about how her new husband is different from her ex Seal in a very candid interview.

Disney to release new movie on streaming

Disney to release new movie on streaming

Disney will release a new Pixar movie to its streaming platform after cinemas were ordered shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Shops that ‘may not survive’ crisis

Shops that ‘may not survive’ crisis

The PM has introduced a new round of tough coronavirus rules – but many believe it could be the death knell for this struggling industry.

Eerie photos reveal Sydney’s empty streets

Eerie photos reveal Sydney’s empty streets

Sydney’s streets have more in common with a ghost town than a bustling city at the moment.

Which Belarusian club should you support?

premium_icon Which Belarusian club should you support?

It’s come to this. With no live team sport being played in Australia and most other countries, we’ve had to look to Belarus for a club to support.

Mistake that could lead to surge in cases

Mistake that could lead to surge in cases

Australia's chief medical officer says while there are “hopeful signs” virus measures are working, cases could surge with one mistake.

AFL secures credit line from major banks to ensure survival

premium_icon AFL secures credit line from major banks to ensure survival

The AFL has breathed a collective sigh of relief after it was able to ensure its immediate financial future thanks to a deal with the major banks.

Meghan and Harry hit back at Trump

Meghan and Harry hit back at Trump

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have publicly responded to the US President after he tweeted a bold statement about his stance on their stay in America.

RED ZONE PLEA: Tweed leaders weigh in on locking down region

premium_icon RED ZONE PLEA: Tweed leaders weigh in on locking down region

Tourists flouting coronavirus pandemic restrictions have forced the Tweed mayor to call for a region-wide “red zone” lockdown.

ASADA caught up in Coronavirus nightmare

premium_icon ASADA caught up in Coronavirus nightmare

Two members of Australia’s anti-doping watchdog have tested positive for the Coronavirus, and have been immediately moved into self-isolation.

Broncos on tenterhooks with NRLW future clouded

premium_icon Broncos on tenterhooks with NRLW future clouded

The immediate future of the NRL women’s competition remains in serious doubt as clubs search for ways to cut costs in order to stay afloat.

Contact tracing underway for returned Miles traveller

premium_icon Contact tracing underway for returned Miles traveller

HEALTH experts have provided an update on the condition of the patient and their circumstances.

Third looter jailed for plundering bushfire-ravaged store

premium_icon Third looter jailed for plundering bushfire-ravaged store

A third person has been convicted of plundering the same NSW south coast store repeatedly ransacked by desperate drug-fuelled looters during this year’s devastating...

Scott Morrison announces $130 billion wage subsidy package

Scott Morrison announces $130 billion wage subsidy package

Businesses will be paid up to $1500 a fortnight, per employee, for the next six months.

‘Million dollar question:’ Caravan park owners next move

premium_icon ‘Million dollar question:’ Caravan park owners next move

River Gum Tourist Park owners in St George said they are remaining open for the time being, although it’s hardly viable.

Rugby Australia to slash jobs in wake of $9.4 million loss

premium_icon Rugby Australia to slash jobs in wake of $9.4 million loss

Rugby Australia’s finances are in free fall with chairman Paul McLean saying there was no way of knowing the impact the coronavirus will have on the game.

Gold Coast beachgoers ignore calls to stay home

premium_icon Gold Coast beachgoers ignore calls to stay home

Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate has threatened to close the city’s beaches as exclusive photos reveal locals are ignoring directives to self-isolate. SEE THE PHOTOS HERE.

Sporting legends’ ‘awesome’ virus gesture

Sporting legends’ ‘awesome’ virus gesture

University students across the world have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, but two sporting icons have provided some much-needed motivation.

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