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Sun 5 Apr 2020

BREAKING: Another Ruby Princess passenger dies

BREAKING: Another Ruby Princess passenger dies

At least 11 of the nation's 35 coronavirus deaths were people who travelled on the vessel.

Dozens of hoons slapped with COVID-19 fines

Dozens of hoons slapped with COVID-19 fines

Dozens of hoons have been slapped with a $1334 fine after having no explanation for breaching home confinement rules to attend a car rally last night.

How self-isolation is affecting sex toy sales

premium_icon How self-isolation is affecting sex toy sales

Everyone is stuck at home, bored and perhaps in the mood for something different. This is what some adult shops have noticed during the COVID-19 lockdown.

State plans to backdate eviction ban

premium_icon State plans to backdate eviction ban

Landlords could be forced to use debt collectors to chase unpaid rent after the State Government said it would backdate new laws to save tenants from eviction.

Drivers flee as dozens slapped with $1300 fines after rally

premium_icon Drivers flee as dozens slapped with $1300 fines after rally

Police have slammed the “blatant disregard” of life after they issued COVID-19 fines at a large car rally on Saturday night.

‘Six million jobs’ at stake over JobKeeper scheme

‘Six million jobs’ at stake over JobKeeper scheme

Attorney-General Christian Porter says the JobKeeper wage subsidy will be passed on Wednesday “no matter how late we have to sit”.

Common drug could be the cure for COVID-19 spread

Common drug could be the cure for COVID-19 spread

A study has shown that a common household item used to treat headlice could be able to kill the virus in its tracks.

US deaths exceeds 1300 in a single day

US deaths exceeds 1300 in a single day

The US has set a chilling new record for the highest number of coronavirus deaths for any country in a single day.

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

Manly has been closed after hundreds of people hit the beach this morning despite strict social distancing measures being in place.

Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

premium_icon Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

A criminal investigation will be undertaken into why thousands of potential coronavirus carrying passengers were allowed to disembark a cruise ship in Sydney.

Scott Morrison’s Sunday night showdowns we didn’t ask for

Scott Morrison’s Sunday night showdowns we didn’t ask for

Aussies have a new habit fuelled by high stakes and suspense – and ScoMo is the star. Welcome to the new normal.

State signs crucial $1.2m mask deal

premium_icon State signs crucial $1.2m mask deal

The deal was one of many to ensure Queensland has priority access to its own supply of urgently needed goods.

Local hero saves neighbourhood from isolation dark cloud

premium_icon Local hero saves neighbourhood from isolation dark cloud

He might be just a man and his dog but this community hero is rescuing people’s cheer during the COVID-19 crisis.

BREAKING: Brisbane homicide detectives called to home

premium_icon BREAKING: Brisbane homicide detectives called to home

UPDATE: Nine police units remain at the home after 38-year-old man's death.

Australia’s most ‘disgraceful’ virus ban

Australia’s most ‘disgraceful’ virus ban

A new day, a new limit on what Aussies can and can’t do. But one state took the mantle this week for imposing the most ridiculous corona measure.

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