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Tue 31 Mar 2020

Australia’s COVID-19 death toll rises, cases still to grow

Australia’s COVID-19 death toll rises, cases still to grow

Another death from COVID-19 has pushed the national death toll to 19, as a navy medical ship arrived in New York to tackle a critical shortage of hospital beds.

RED ZONE PLEA: Why Tweed leader fears 'perfect storm'

premium_icon RED ZONE PLEA: Why Tweed leader fears 'perfect storm'

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

Lara’s ‘tone deaf’ message in new tweet

Lara’s ‘tone deaf’ message in new tweet

In another post shared on Twitter, Lara Worthington has created more outrage over her “entitled” comments about a small Sydney hotel.

Virgin Australia halts trading

Virgin Australia halts trading

Virgin Australia has paused trading pending a further announcement to the ASX as it seeks Federal Government financial support to survive the fallout from the...

‘Annex us’: Aussies’ hilarious plea

‘Annex us’: Aussies’ hilarious plea

A map of “New New Zealand” is going viral as Australians dissatisfied with the government’s response to coronavirus beg our Kiwi cousins for help.

Police tip crime to surge once virus hits hip pocket

premium_icon Police tip crime to surge once virus hits hip pocket

Police and experts fear this could be the calm before the storm as the virus crisis takes hold.

Aussie supplies being shipped to China

Aussie supplies being shipped to China

Footage shows pallets of food and medical supplies being prepared to be shipped offshore to China as Aussies scramble for vital supplies.

Streets of famous party precinct all but deserted

premium_icon Streets of famous party precinct all but deserted

Rogue seagulls still trying to scavenge a stray chip have few people to annoy on the quiet streets of the famous party strip.

Bondi virus outbreak: Backpackers spread COVID-19

Bondi virus outbreak: Backpackers spread COVID-19

NSW authorities have confirmed there’s been a coronavirus outbreak among backpackers in Bondi after hundreds were captured ignoring new rules.

‘Screw your joke’: Anger over virus hashtag

‘Screw your joke’: Anger over virus hashtag

Millennials have a shocking new hashtag on TikTok for coronavirus, which is causing anger among other generations.

Couple’s wild wedding plan ‘the perfect distraction’

premium_icon Couple’s wild wedding plan ‘the perfect distraction’

This couple’s plans for a big white wedding came to a grinding halt last week, but they instantly devised ‘a wild plan to say I do, quick smart’.

Queensland subbie battles for 127k payment

premium_icon Queensland subbie battles for 127k payment

A Qld electrical engineering subcontractor awarded $127,000 by the QCBC says it is still waiting for payment three months after the decision.

Mayor outlines major coronavirus recovery plan

premium_icon Mayor outlines major coronavirus recovery plan

The re-elected mayor insists his vow to secure a rates and fees freeze is “very doable” and just one of a range of measures.

Hospital’s ‘above and beyond’ efforts in trying times

premium_icon Hospital’s ‘above and beyond’ efforts in trying times

A man who had nine hours of heart surgery has showered Sunshine Coast University Hospital staff with praise for their life-changing efforts.

Mutating coronavirus 'now has 8 strains'

Mutating coronavirus 'now has 8 strains'

Medical experts say eight strains of the coronavirus are now circulating around the world but the mutated versions are not more lethal.

Hamish causes chaos with video call pranks

Hamish causes chaos with video call pranks

The Iconic’s executive team were gobsmacked when none other than Hamish Blake popped up in their morning meeting via Zoom.

QHealth asked why local health boards won't release details

premium_icon QHealth asked why local health boards won't release details

West Moreton cases could have been detected anywhere in the Lockyer, Somerset or Ipswich.

Slater backs calls to return to one NRL referee to cut costs

Slater backs calls to return to one NRL referee to cut costs

Slater is in favour of returning to the one referee model as the game tries to cut costs amid the financial crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 cases may not peak until November

COVID-19 cases may not peak until November

New modelling shows the peak of the coronavirus cases in Australia may not be until November, with 5000 ICU patients expected in NSW alone.

NRL stars question how execs escape harsh pay cuts

premium_icon NRL stars question how execs escape harsh pay cuts

Players rep Clint Newtown wants to know why NRL executives are copping just a 25% reduction.

CORONAVIRUS: Cruise couple under police escort

premium_icon CORONAVIRUS: Cruise couple under police escort

‘There were at least 40 police at the dock plus their full-blown mobile command centre’

Young thugs corner man at a train station, beat, robbed him

premium_icon Young thugs corner man at a train station, beat, robbed him

A 14-year-old boy robbed or tried to rob three different people within a month at tram and train stations across the Gold Coast.

Joke is on players in NRL’s latest comedy routine

premium_icon Joke is on players in NRL’s latest comedy routine

NRL boss Todd Greenberg and chief financial officer Tony Crawford have evaporated any trust league’s key earners have left in the game’s ability to run itself.

Noosa brand provide reusable relief during health crisis

premium_icon Noosa brand provide reusable relief during health crisis

A Noosa-based clothing brand has launched a range of face masks they hope will help in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19.

‘No choice’: Why we’re in ‘hibernation’

‘No choice’: Why we’re in ‘hibernation’

An expert has claimed Australia is facing two grim decisions as COVID-19 rages on, which could lead to scores of deaths or job losses.

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