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Australian News Headlines: March 1, 2021

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Australia’s Crown Resorts director quits over ties to billionaire shareholder

… that it had underpaid its staff. Several of Australia’s biggest… companies, including Woolworths, Coles and Commonwealth Bank of Australia

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:42PM EST

PRECIOUS-Gold prices edge higher on softer dollar

…, Germany and Australia ending February with their biggest monthly rises…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:35PM EST

Australia shares climb 1.5% as country inches towards pre-pandemic normal

… finished 2.4% lower on Friday. Life across Australia inched toward pre…-pandemic normal, with New South Wales (NSW) and South Australia states…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:15PM EST

UPDATE 2-Australia’s Crown Resorts director quits over ties to billionaire shareholder

… underpaid its staff. Several of Australia’s biggest companies, including… Woolworths, Coles and Commonwealth Bank of Australia have been hit…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:13PM EST

Risk currencies recover from Friday carnage, dollar consolidates

… bond moves,” Commonwealth Bank of Australia strategists wrote… payrolls data is due. The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold its monthly…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:11PM EST

Risk currencies recover from Friday carnage, dollar consolidates

… bond moves,” Commonwealth Bank of Australia strategists wrote… payrolls data is due. The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold its monthly…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:08PM EST

FOREX-Risk currencies recover from Friday carnage, dollar consolidates

… the pace, of global bond moves,” Commonwealth Bank of Australia strategists…. The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold its monthly policy meeting on Tuesday…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:05PM EST

UPDATE 2-ANZ writes down AmBank stake after 1MDB scandal settlement

… (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand Banking Group said on Monday… financial scandal at state fund 1MDB. Australia’s fourth-largest lender…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:55PM EST

Australian regional airline Rex to take on Qantas, Virgin in leisure market

… Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia, its deputy chairman said. Rex…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:53PM EST

Australia job advertisements near 2-1/2 year peak in February

… Australia and New Zealand Banking Group showed total job ads grew 7.2… support. Australia’s official unemployment rate is at 6.4%, far higher…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:45PM EST

UPDATE 1-Australian regional airline Rex to take on Qantas, Virgin in leisure market

… and Virgin Australia, its deputy chairman said. Rex celebrated its…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:44PM EST

Australia job advertisements near 2-1/2 year peak in Feb

… from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group showed total job ads grew… on government support. Australia’s official unemployment rate is at 6.4%, far…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:32PM EST

Asian stocks bounce as bond market calms

…% since last August, with Australia off 19%, the UK 16% and Canada 10…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:19PM EST

Asian stocks bounce as bond market calms

…% since last August, with Australia off 19%, the UK 16% and Canada 10…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:15PM EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks bounce as bond market calms

…, with Australia off 19%, the UK 16% and Canada 10%. The rout owed much…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 07:12PM EST

Australia home prices race at fastest pace since 2003: CoreLogic

… cities and regional Australia, the first such synchronised growth… a 2.5% and 2.1% lift in home values, respectively, as Australia’s two…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 06:56PM EST

Australia home prices race at fastest pace since 2003 -CoreLogic

… and regional Australia, the first such synchronised growth in more than…% lift in home values, respectively, as Australia’s two largest cities…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 06:45PM EST

Australia’s Crown Resorts Perth casino chairman resigns

…March 1 (Reuters) – Australia’s Crown Resorts Ltd said on Monday John…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 04:40PM EST

Australia shares poised to rise as domestic restrictions ease

… the weekend. New South Wales and South Australia states on Saturday…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 04:32PM EST

Australian regional airline Rex to launch more flights in competition with Qantas, Virgin

… on Monday it would start flights to Adelaide and Australia’s Gold… Australia on the country’s big-city routes. The airline’s first…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 08:00AM EST

Popyrin fights back to win maiden ATP title in Singapore

…(Reuters) – Australia’s Alexei Popyrin stormed back from a set…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 05:33AM EST

Chinese investment in Australia plummets amid tensions

…SYDNEY, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Chinese investment in Australia fell by 61…. Australia announced a shakeup of its foreign investment laws in 2020…

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 05:00AM EST

Australia receives AstraZeneca vials as it ramps up vaccination drive

…By Lidia Kelly MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia received 300,000… vaccinations for Australia’s 25 million people began on Monday after the arrival…

FEBRUARY 27, 2021 11:49PM EST

Australia receives AstraZeneca vials as it ramps up vaccination drive

…By Lidia Kelly MELBOURNE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia received… vaccinations for Australia’s 25 million people began on Monday after…

FEBRUARY 27, 2021 11:47PM EST

Gladys Berejikian calls for more information on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she is ready to ramp up NSW’s rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine but hasn’t been told by the Federal government how many …ABC News2 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

PoliticsNow: Gladys Berejiklian calls for clarity on vaccine dose numbers

Welcome to live coverage of politics amid the ongoing pandemic.The Australian22 minutes agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Why are you really having your jab? Australia’s coronavirus vaccine strategy explained

The Pfizer vaccine has a higher efficacy than AstraZeneca, but most will be getting the latter. And it’s currently about reducing the impact of COVID-19 than …SBS News5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

First doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine arrive in Australia | ABC News

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Coronavirus live news Australia: Home Affairs ‘myth busters’ join anti-vax crackdown

Welcome to The Weekend Australians live rolling coverage of the coronavirus crisis.The Australian15 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

How COVID could stymie Maxwell’s bid for baggy green

If Australia’s Twenty20 squad is forced to quarantine after the New Zealand tour, it could extend Glenn Maxwell’s absence from the first-class arena to two years.Sydney Morning Herald18 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Live breaking news: Covid vaccine rollout behind schedule, new Melissa Caddick death theory, Liberal Party minister accused of rape

The nation’s hotly-anticipated coronavirus vaccine rollout is already significantly behind schedule, just days after the program kicked off.NEWS.com.au5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Australia news live: AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to be tested ahead of rollout next week

Drug regulator to begin batch-testing Covid-19 vaccine that arrived in Australia on Sunday. Follow all the latest news and updates, live.The Guardian15 minutes agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Queensland police appeal for information over 2009 cold case shooting of Omega Ruston on Gold Coast Highway

Queensland police have launched a *fresh* appeal for information in the cold case investigation into the shooting of Omega Ruston who was killed on Australia …ABC News51 minutes ago

Live: Victorian Health Minister calls for more transparency from federal government after vaccine mishap

Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley says doctors need more transparency from the Commonwealth so they can safely distribute all available vaccinations in …ABC News31 minutes agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Legal experts call for independent investigation of historical rape claim against minister

Geoffrey Watson, director of Centre for Public Integrity, challenges government position only police should investigate.The Guardian37 minutes agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

‘It’s Canberra’s headspace’: National Arboretum recovers from drought

Wet summer conditions have proven to be a lifeline for National Arboretum.The Canberra Times8 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Melissa Caddick: Police say conwoman may have been on the run for months before meeting her death

A Sydney conwoman whose remains were discovered 200km from her home may have been alive for months after suddenly vanishing from her $6.1 million …NEWS.com.au5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Sydney news: Police expand search for Melissa Caddick’s remains after bones found

MORNING BRIEFING: Police broaden their search of beaches on the NSW south coast in their investigation into the case of missing Sydney businesswoman …ABC News5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

PM should sideline cabinet minister over rape claim, says accuser’s lawyer

The lawyer for the woman who accused a federal cabinet minister of a 1988 rape says Prime Minister Scott Morrison should sideline the minister while …Sydney Morning Herald7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Minister rape claims: Warning to PM Scott Morrison in letter

Scott Morrison is under pressure to stand down a minister at the centre of a historic rape allegation and to hold a parliamentary investigation after he received an …NEWS.com.au6 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Medevac detainees in Brisbane to be released, as others in Darwin and Sydney expected to walk free

At least 25 medevac detainees are expected to be released from Brisbane immigration detention, with dozens more from around the country to follow this week, …ABC News2 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

More medevac refugees freed in Brisbane

Dozens more detained refugees transferred from offshore detention will soon be released on bridging visas in Brisbane, refugee advocates say. A further 25 peo …Armidale Express2 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Three weeks after arriving in Malta, Alana’s husband said if she left him, he wanted to keep the children there

With travel restrictions in place around the world, Alana has been fearful that if she left the country where her children are, she would not be able to travel back.ABC News4 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Brittany Higgins says blame shifting and politicking fails to change Parliament’s culture

Brittany Higgins has expressed her “disappointment” at the “politicking” and “blame shifting” occurring after she went public with allegations that a former Liberal …NEWS.com.au18 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Calls for ‘deep systemic investigation’ into parliament culture after Brittany Higgins’ rape allegation

The calls come amid plans to set up an inquiry this week into the workplace culture in Parliament House – one of four inquires established in the wake of Brittany …SBS News19 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Government agencies to spend $850m on new contracts with big four consultancies

The federal government has signed up for $850 million in spending on the largest consultancy firms since COVID-19 erupted in Australia.The Canberra Times7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Vic vaccine rollout ramps up as AstraZeneca lands

Almost 1000 COVID jabs have been given at Melbourne Airport as the state’s rollout ramps up. Meanwhile, Victoria has recorded no new cases. Many Squires …Herald Sun24 minutes ago

Morning mail: rape claim fallout, sex crimes squad briefs schools, myth-busting unit

Monday: Rape allegations against a cabinet minister should be investigated by an independent body, say legal experts. Plus: who is Kate Kelly?The Guardian5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Federal MPs Daniel Mulino and Celia Hammond reveal they were aware of historical rape allegation against Cabinet Minister who was named in anonymous letter

Two more federal MPs — the Liberal Party’s Celia Hammond and Labor’s Daniel Mulino — say they were aware of a historical rape allegation made against a …ABC News16 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Chinese investment in Australia plummets amid trade strikes

Chinese investment in Australia hit a six-year low last year, with $1 billion recorded as bilateral tensions escalated and the Morrison government imposed tighter …Sydney Morning Herald15 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Chinese investment in Australia plunged by 61% last year, new data shows

Researcher Shiro Armstrong says decline most likely due to Australia’s changed foreign investment settings amid Covid.The Guardian9 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Royal commission: Aged-care split over reforms

The aged-care royal commission has split, with the two commissioners giving conflicting recommendations on how the sector should be reformed and funded.The Australian6 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

What will the aged care royal commission recommend? We think we know, and how the government will respond

We already know quite a lot about how the Government will respond to recommendations spelled out in the aged care royal commission, writes Anne Connolly, …ABC News5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Once a growing office precinct, Docklands feels ‘dead’

Almost half of all shopfronts in Docklands were closed or vacant in December, making it one of the precincts worst affected by COVID-19 restrictions.The Age7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

WA election: Liberal leader Zak Kirkup holds ‘sincere wish’ to lead party after state poll

WA Opposition Leader Zak Kirkup says he has a “sincere wish and desire” to lead the Liberal Party for the long term, but remains focussed on the immediate …ABC News20 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Labor faces a tough uphill battle to overcome Liberals

THE 2021 political year is shaping up as a stiff test for the leadership of Labor leader Rebecca White. As party acolytes devote their energies to infighting (see …The Mercury2 days agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

‘Proof’ Tasmanian tiger still exists with new photos of family released

The highly anticipated photos of a ‘living’ Tasmania tiger family have been released and the man who captured them says he’s “absolutely confident” at least …NEWS.com.au31 minutes ago

Unions and businesses strike deal to get more permanent jobs into retail

Part-time checkout attendants, shelf-stackers and sales assistants would be allowed to work additional hours without overtime in a joint union-employer plan to …Sydney Morning Herald7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Mandurah men Jackson Perry, Noah Palmer drift to sea on inflatable mattress

Two young larrikins from Mandurah had to be rescued after floating several kilometres out to sea while drinking beers on an inflatable mattress off the coast of …NEWS.com.au1 hour agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

What Australia’s new law might mean for the news you see in the future

In Australia, the websites that were previously blocked by Facebook are now accessible and sharable once again. But the battle involving social networks and …CNN7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Hopes Google, Facebook deals will underpin a rise in journalism jobs

Media companies are under pressure to commit to using the money sealed through landmark deals with Google and Facebook to invest in newsrooms.Sydney Morning Herald17 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Police investigating links between a house fire and fatal car crash in South Australia’s South-East

South Australian police are investigating possible links between a house fire in a small SA town and a car crash that killed a man an hour later.ABC News2 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Possible links between fatal crash and house fire: Police

A 58-year-old Kingston man has died after his car rolled near Lucindale in SA’s South East. Police are investigating possible links between the crash and a …The Advertiser3 hours agoLocal coveragebookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

Susan Neill-Fraser’s appeal against murder conviction begins in Hobart today

Tasmanian supreme court will hear grandmother’s appeal more than 10 years after she was convicted of murdering partner Bob Chappell.The Guardian2 hours ago

Naval Group agreement for local quotas on Attack submarines

The Morrison government and French submarine company Naval Group have reached an agreement in principle guaranteeing 60 per cent spending in …The Australian6 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Australian workers will build Future Subs, Naval Group boss says

Naval Group’s chief is confident that the workforce to build the submarines can be found in South Australia, although 4000 people will be needed this decade.The Advertiser14 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

Gleeson pulls the star power to Canberra for swearing in

There’s a motorcade of political and legal heavies heading down the Hume Highway bound for Canberra and the High Court of Australia on Monday. This time …Sydney Morning Herald7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Jacqueline Gleeson, daughter of Australia’s former chief justice, sworn in as 55th High Court judge

She knits, once included an emoji in a legal judgement, and was in the mosh pit of Nirvana’s only Australian concert. Justice Jacqueline Gleeson is not your …ABC News26 minutes agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

Sydney mother films Golden-crowned snake hiding among toys in child’s bedroom

A Sydney mother has filmed a terrifying ordeal in which she found an alert and aggressive snake in her daughter’s bedroom.NEWS.com.au3 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Sydney mum finds snake curled up in child’s bedroom

A Sydney mum has described how she found a snake curled up in the toys in her child’s bedroom.9News1 hour agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

‘The product is dangerous’: NSW moves to ban toxic firefighting chemical

The state government will ban firefighting foams containing PFAS chemicals, bringing NSW into line with Queensland and South Australia where foams …Sydney Morning Herald12 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

NSW moves to ban ‘toxic’ firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals

Toxic firefighting foam containing potentially cancer causing chemicals will be outlawed in NSW except in “catastrophic circumstances”.NEWS.com.au4 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

West Kempsey: Police officer suffers ‘serious leg injuries’ in savage dog attack

A woman is accused of releasing her dog from a backyard on the state’s mid north coast before it attacked a police officer.NEWS.com.au1 hour ago

‘Toxic’ culture shamed in wake of Flint shock

Nicolle Flint’s unexpected retirement has prompted fierce reactions from across the spectrum, but SA’s most senior female Liberal had little to say. Caleb Bond …The Advertiser2 days agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Liberal MP quits politics after abuse claims by women

Liberal MP Nicolle Flint has announced she is quitting federal politics in a surprise move that comes in the wake of a flood of abuse allegations from women in …NEWS.com.au2 days agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Man charged over alleged St Kilda cafe stabbing

A man who was held down by heroic bystanders after allegedly stabbing another in the neck during a violent argument outside a Melbourne cafe has been …NEWS.com.au2 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

St Kilda man charged over alleged stabbing at cafe on Fitzroy Street in Melbourne

On Sunday morning, police were called to the cafe in St Kilda to reports of a fight breaking out between two men known to one another.7NEWS.com.au3 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Monaro Highway at Michelago

NSW Police have asked motorists to avoid the area.The Canberra Times3 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Multi-vehicle crash near Michelago

The Monaro Highway is closed in both directions in Michelago, near the ACT Border, due to a serious multi-vehicle crash near Kelly Road.Bega District News2 hours agoLocal coveragebookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

Melbourne CBD Dior store ram raided

Crooks have ram raided another luxury store in Melbourne’s CBD, the third brazen smash and grab in the past month.NEWS.com.au4 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Dior store in Melbourne’s CBD ram-raided by thieves in balaclavas

A Dior store in Melbourne’s CBD has been ram-raided by balaclava-clad thieves overnight, marking the second robbery along the city’s high-end fashion …9News7 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

NLC defends new registration process for anglers in NT waters

Recreational anglers call for government intervention as the Northern Land Council unveils a new registration requirement to fish Aboriginal waters in the Top …ABC News3 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Emails, letters detail historical rape claim against Morrison Government Minister

The woman who accused a Morrison Government Minister of raping her left behind a raft of emails and letters before she took her own life in Adelaide last year.Daily Telegraph4 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Rape revelations lay bare the Canberra bubble’s dark heart

The heroic outcome of Brittany Higgins brave Parliament House rape revelation is how she has shown that the scourge of so-called date rape, and the unfair …The Australian3 days agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Heavy rainfall, strong winds for north Qld as tropical cyclone approaches

Torrential rain and gale force winds are about to batter north Queensland with a cyclone currently forming off the coast set to arrive on Tuesday.NEWS.com.au5 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Far North Queensland on cyclone watch as tropical low threatens Cairns coast

Far North Queensland is on cyclone watch this morning as a tropical low threatens the coast of Cairns.9News4 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Hazzard weighs intervention in ‘disappointing’ federal vaccine rollout

The NSW Health Minister said the federal government should be given “time to improve” but made it clear NSW stood ready to assist.Sydney Morning Herald2 days ago

How Australian universities are preparing to tackle a looming crisis

Although there is no official confirmation, the anecdotal reports coming out of China carry a clear message —-China is blocking its students from coming to …The Australian6 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Australian university study hubs keep students engaged in China

Australian universities are relying on campuses in China to keep international students engaged at a time when local authorities are discouraging them from …Sydney Morning Herald16 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

24 years, 18 inquiries: can we face the truth of aged care?

What is the full extent of the problem in aged care? How does our system compare with those overseas? And what would it take for it to meet Australians’ needs?Sydney Morning Herald2 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Aged care royal commission submits final report I SBS News

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Queensland unveils new QR code app to speed up COVID-19 check-in process

Long queues, waiting times and filling out countless forms could be a thing of the past as a new QR code check-in app is launched across Queensland today.NEWS.com.au23 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Queensland finally gets a coronavirus tracing app to replace ‘onerous’ old system

The Queensland government is rolling out a new coronavirus app to make it easier for the state’s hospitality sector to keep track of their customers for contact …ABC News21 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Woman, 23, faces Perth court after allegedly breaching quarantine directions ‘to visit boyfriend’

A woman from Western Australia has been remanded in custody after she allegedly breached isolation requirements in order to visit her boyfriend, police have …NEWS.com.au17 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Woman faces Perth court after allegedly breaching quarantine directions ‘to visit boyfriend’

A woman has faced court charged with five counts of failing to comply with directions, after she allegedly breached quarantine to visit her boyfriend.PerthNow18 hours agoLocal coveragebookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

Nadia Bokody: Disturbing ‘sex trend’ that could become illegal in Australia

Mel is one of a growing number of women who’ve been victims of a so-called sex trend known as “stealthing” – an act involving removing a condom during sex …NEWS.com.au2 days agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

NSW police to brief private school heads after viral petition on student sexual assault

Head of child abuse and sex crimes squad will meet with principals to discuss ‘issue of sexual violence’The GuardianYesterdaybookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Talk to your child about sexual consent – because schools can’t manage this alone

The headmaster of Newington College, a boys’ boarding school, gives frank advice to parents on how to confront the crisis of teenage sexual abuse.Sydney Morning Herald17 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up

Ex-staffer Rachelle Miller to bring workplace lawsuit against ministers Tudge and Cash

Miller alleges bullying when media adviser while she and Tudge were in consensual affair, and during employment with Cash.The Guardian23 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Workplace lawsuit against two cabinet ministers looms

Former Coalition media adviser Rachelle Miller is preparing legal action against two high-profile cabinet ministers.Sydney Morning HeraldYesterdaybookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coverage

Some visa applicants still forced overseas during COVID-19 pandemic

A “ridiculous” visa requirement is forcing applicants overseas in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic with no guarantee they can return, despite the …NEWS.com.au6 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Father identified in Ravenhall drive-by slaying

The man who was fatally shot outside a Ravenhall pool hall has been identified as a young father from Deer Park.The Age3 hours agobookmark_bordersharemore_vert

Father of five dead, another man seriously injured in drive-by shooting at pool hall in Melbourne’s west

A father of five has been identified as one of the victims of a drive-by shooting at Ravenhall in Melbourne’s west overnight.ABC NewsYesterdaybookmark_bordersharemore_vertView Full coveragekeyboard_arrow_up


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