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Tue 7 Apr 2020

Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

premium_icon Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

ONE man has received a huge response from people wanting to help him in this tricky situation.

Desperate act by Aussie ER doctors

Desperate act by Aussie ER doctors

An emergency doctor has described the desperate measures medical staff was going to to get supplies to protect themselves.

Boris Johnson in intensive care as condition worsens

premium_icon Boris Johnson in intensive care as condition worsens

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been hospitalised for coronavirus symptoms, has been moved to the intensive care ward of a London hospital after his...

Qld island’s third shark attack in three months

premium_icon Qld island’s third shark attack in three months

A man has become the third person to be attacked off this island in the southern Barrier Reef in as many months.

COVID-19 words and questions keeping Aussies awake at night

premium_icon COVID-19 words and questions keeping Aussies awake at night

Many Australians are still confused by COVID-19, as the most popular online searches around the deadly virus have revealed.

Planes, masks for medical staff on frontline

Planes, masks for medical staff on frontline

The Defence Force is on standby to provide planes and helicopters to evacuate COVID-19 patients from small rural hospitals if required.

Cash back for health fund members from COVID-19

premium_icon Cash back for health fund members from COVID-19

Private health fund members could be in line for hundreds of dollars in cash payments or premium reductions as insurers hand back windfall profits from COVID-19.

US virus fatalities passes grim number as UK deaths spike

US virus fatalities passes grim number as UK deaths spike

US coronavirus deaths passed 10,000, New York sees levelling off in fatalities, and Australia may not need the 5000 extra ICU beds.

Curve flattens but we must keep our distance

premium_icon Curve flattens but we must keep our distance

As the number of new coronavirus cases trends downwards, Australians have been warned strict social distancing measures must remain in place.

Flight Centre closing 428 Aussie stores

Flight Centre closing 428 Aussie stores

The struggling travel company has announced more store closures – and has asked investors for a $700 million handout as COVID-19 rages.

JK Rowling shares breathing video

JK Rowling shares breathing video

Harry Potter author JK Rowling said she has recovered from having all the symptoms of coronavirus and shared a doctor's video she believed helped her.

Why you shouldn’t wear gloves to shop

Why you shouldn’t wear gloves to shop

You’ve probably noticed people wearing gloves at the supermarket. Now a surgeon has made a video explaining why that’s a bad idea.

COVID-19 bodies ‘likely’ to be buried in parks

COVID-19 bodies ‘likely’ to be buried in parks

The bodies of coronavirus victims will “likely” be buried in public New York parks as morgues become overwhelmed with corpses.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

People flock to Manly Beach as it reopens

People flock to Manly Beach as it reopens

People have flocked back to Manly Beach this morning after it had to be closed over the weekend due to people flouting social distancing rules.

Man 'visited girlfriend', faces $50k fine

Man 'visited girlfriend', faces $50k fine

The Victorian man arrived in Perth late last month and allegedly jimmied the fire exit door of his quarantine hotel open to visit his girlfriend.

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