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Wed 27 May 2020

COVID-19 bodyguards to keep A-League stars safe

premium_icon COVID-19 bodyguards to keep A-League stars safe

The A-League will finalise a detailed coronavirus checklist this week as alarming new research reveals how vulnerable footballers can be to the virus.

Health chief’s dire warning after virus death

premium_icon Health chief’s dire warning after virus death

Australia’s Deputy Chief Health Officer tells Australians not to become complacent as COVID-19 restrictions ease, pointing to the death of a 30-year-old man.

The low-key project that could be essential to our recovery

premium_icon The low-key project that could be essential to our recovery

When it comes to infrastructure projects that can ramp up the coronavirus recovery, there is one project that would create jobs, writes Julieanne Alroe.

Blackwater COVID-19 victim recently proposed to girlfriend

premium_icon Blackwater COVID-19 victim recently proposed to girlfriend

Blackwater resident Nathan Turner had only recently proposed to his girlfriend. Now authorities are desperately trying to trace the source of the infection.

Thousands of memes mock popular premier

Thousands of memes mock popular premier

More than 8000 people have joined in on a viral internet Facebook trend dedicated to poking fun at Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.

‘Absolutely crazy’ backpacker beach party

‘Absolutely crazy’ backpacker beach party

Locals were left outraged after triple the number of people currently allowed at gatherings in Queensland partied together on the beach.

Major stores struggle to stock empty shelves

Major stores struggle to stock empty shelves

Supermarket shelves are fuller but it couldn’t be more different at discount department stores which are facing huge challenges to normal.

VIDEO: Surfers save dog stranded in ocean waves

premium_icon VIDEO: Surfers save dog stranded in ocean waves

A surfer performed an incredible rescue after a dog fell off a kayak. Now, he wants his viral video to send a strong warning to others.

Mum’s surprise find in tin of baby formula

premium_icon Mum’s surprise find in tin of baby formula

When this mum opened a tin of baby formula, this was the last thing she expected to find inside. Now she’s found out who put it there.

Mining engineering firm goes into insolvency owing $2m

premium_icon Mining engineering firm goes into insolvency owing $2m

A longstanding Mackay-based engineering company with a strong reputation in the mining sector has been put into administration owing creditors more than $2m.

Here's when you might be able to travel overseas again

Here's when you might be able to travel overseas again

If you thought an overseas adventure was off the cards this year, think again because you could be using your passport much sooner than expected.

Tests expose hundreds of ‘superspreaders’

Tests expose hundreds of ‘superspreaders’

Wuhan’s coronavirus testing blitz was praised as a great success, but it also uncovered a worrying statistic.

More details emerge about nurse's trip to Blackwater while infectious

premium_icon More details emerge about nurse's trip to Blackwater while...

4.20pm: 'Sunset' twist after Blackwater man tested positive for COVID-19 following his death yesterday.

Revealed: First look at Australia’s ‘travel bubble’ rules

premium_icon Revealed: First look at Australia’s ‘travel bubble’ rules

Preflight health checks and passenger limits could be included in a trans-Tasman bubble, as other countries offer discounted plane tickets and accommodation.

News Corp journo won’t face AFP charges

premium_icon News Corp journo won’t face AFP charges

The Australian Federal Police have said they will not press charges against News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst in a win for press freedom.

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