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Huffing and puffing by the numbers: Why gyms are so infectious

Huffing and puffing by the numbers: Why gyms are so infectious

In the confusion of the pandemic’s first year – as people wondered where was safe and where was not – gyms were quickly identified as the ideal super-spreader venue. Even when gym owners were scrupulous about following public health advice on how to keep their patrons safe, people still got

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Huffing and puffing by the numbers: Why gyms are so infectious

Huffing and puffing by the numbers: Why gyms are so infectious

In the confusion of the pandemic’s first year – as people wondered where was safe and where was not – gyms were quickly identified as the ideal super-spreader venue. Even when gym owners were scrupulous about following public health advice on how to keep their patrons safe, people still got

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Free Azovstal fighters, West tells Putin

Free Azovstal fighters, West tells Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has exchanged demands with his counterparts from France and Germany in an 80 minute phone call. The post Free Azovstal fighters, West tells Putin appeared first

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Dutton Blasts Albanese: ‘How Dare You Do What You Said You Would Do!’

CLIMATE CHANGE IS HAPPENING – NOW!

Beware complacency!! Yes – Morrison has gone, and, even though memories may linger like a bad dream, he is no Trump! BUT – how positive is the ALP about climate change action? If we were on the verge of an obviously necessary war, we would be ready to do all

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Littleproud to run for Nationals top job

Littleproud to run for Nationals top job

The Nationals’ high-profile deputy leader David Littleproud will nominate for the leadership position of his boss, Barnaby Joyce. The post Littleproud to run for Nationals top job appeared first on

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Greens declare victory in Brisbane

Greens declare victory in Brisbane

The Greens have claimed their fourth federal lower house seat, taking Brisbane in Queensland from the Liberals after a tense week of vote counting. The post Greens declare victory in

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Fiji PM takes veiled swipe at Morrison

Fiji PM takes veiled swipe at Morrison

The prime minister of Fiji praised Australia’s new foreign minister following her first visit and appeared to take a swipe at comments made by Scott Morrison. The post Fiji PM

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Battlers in limbo despite home loan help

Battlers in limbo despite home loan help

The federal government’s equity contribution homebuyer scheme is worthy, but ownership may still be out of reach with a minimum deposit, a leading broker says. The post Battlers in limbo

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Dutton Blasts Albanese: ‘How Dare You Do What You Said You Would Do!’

Where to now for a defeated and chaotic rabble

With the election now over, all that remains is the tidying up of the final count to see if Labor will win in its own right or require the assistance of a few crossbench members. As the winners, Anthony Albanese and the Labor government are already spruiking change and a

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Environment: Steel and cement emissions. Effects of climate change on mammals.

Weekly roundup Saturday 28 May

Weekly roundup of links to articles, reports, podcasts and other media on current political and economic issues in public policy. A note to readers and contributors about the roundup A shift in emphasis following the election. The election The rise of independents is the latest instalment in a 75-year trend:

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Environment: Steel and cement emissions. Effects of climate change on mammals.

Albanese hastens ‘in an orderly way’

After nine years in the wilderness, the new Labor Party government will have a massive to-do list, notwithstanding the relatively modest policy proposals it took to this election – its so-called small target strategy. For just a moment, when Anthony Albanese announced that he and four colleagues would be sworn

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Fears pandemic education fallout not over

Fears pandemic education fallout not over

One in two Australian parents and carers felt the COVID-19 pandemic was still making learning difficult for their children. The post Fears pandemic education fallout not over appeared first on

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Labor falls behind in Brisbane seat

Labor falls behind in Brisbane seat

Labor is losing its ­hold on the seat of Brisbane, with the Albanese government hopeful of winning other electorates to expand on an expected majority. The post Labor falls behind

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Biloela family finally begin trek home

Biloela family finally begin trek home

Nadesalingam and Priya Murugappan and their Australian-born daughters, Kopika and Tharunicaa will be leaving Western Australia for Biloela in early June. The post Biloela family finally begin trek home appeared

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Huffing and puffing by the numbers: Why gyms are so infectious

Huffing and puffing by the numbers: Why gyms are so infectious

In the confusion of the pandemic’s first year – as people wondered where was safe and where was not – gyms were quickly identified as the ideal super-spreader venue. Even when gym owners were scrupulous about following public health advice on how to keep their patrons safe, people still got

read more

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Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, a police spokesperson said.At least 31 people have been killed and seven others injured during a stampede at a church event in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt city, according to police. Hundreds of people

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Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

In March 2021, Kenya ordered the swift closure of Kakuma and Dadaab – two sprawling refugee camps that host more than 400,000 people, mostly from neighbouring Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – and gave the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) just two weeks to come

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Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, a police spokesperson said.At least 31 people have been killed and seven others injured during a stampede at a church event in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt city, according to police. Hundreds of people

read more
Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

In March 2021, Kenya ordered the swift closure of Kakuma and Dadaab – two sprawling refugee camps that host more than 400,000 people, mostly from neighbouring Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – and gave the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) just two weeks to come

read more
Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, a police spokesperson said.At least 31 people have been killed and seven others injured during a stampede at a church event in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt city, according to police. Hundreds of people

read more
Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

In March 2021, Kenya ordered the swift closure of Kakuma and Dadaab – two sprawling refugee camps that host more than 400,000 people, mostly from neighbouring Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – and gave the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) just two weeks to come

read more
Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, a police spokesperson said.At least 31 people have been killed and seven others injured during a stampede at a church event in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt city, according to police. Hundreds of people

read more
Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

In March 2021, Kenya ordered the swift closure of Kakuma and Dadaab – two sprawling refugee camps that host more than 400,000 people, mostly from neighbouring Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – and gave the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) just two weeks to come

read more
Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, a police spokesperson said.At least 31 people have been killed and seven others injured during a stampede at a church event in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt city, according to police. Hundreds of people

read more
Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

In March 2021, Kenya ordered the swift closure of Kakuma and Dadaab – two sprawling refugee camps that host more than 400,000 people, mostly from neighbouring Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – and gave the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) just two weeks to come

read more

World News

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, a police spokesperson said.At least 31 people have been killed and seven others injured during a stampede at a church event in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt city, according to police. Hundreds of people

read more
Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo

In March 2021, Kenya ordered the swift closure of Kakuma and Dadaab – two sprawling refugee camps that host more than 400,000 people, mostly from neighbouring Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – and gave the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) just two weeks to come

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Business & The Economy

A celebration of changemakers: TechDiversity Awards 2022

A celebration of changemakers: TechDiversity Awards 2022

In a celebration of diversity, equity, and inclusion across the tech sector, #TechDiversity held their annual awards night on Thursday to recognise and pay tribute to the champions of the sector. This year’s edition of the TechDiversity Awards was held at the Sofitel in Melbourne and welcomed more than

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WA startups press ideas for innovation strategy update

WA startups press ideas for innovation strategy update

The Western Australian startup ecosystem is fired-up and ready to help drive the next stage of development following a state government-led innovation roundtable focused on next steps for the state. StartupWA chair Jason Balchand says some of the initiatives discussed include making government procurement more accessible to startups, as well

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Private investors to push govt on collective vehicles, skills

Private investors to push govt on collective vehicles, skills

Australia’s private investment community will urge the new Labor government to introduce the limited collective investment vehicles that have stalled in Canberra for five years. Skilled migration and rolling out Labor’s $1 billion technology fund are also priorities for investors. The Australian Investment Council (AIC) told InnovationAus.com it looked

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Another one for the shame file of scare campaigns

Another one for the shame file of scare campaigns

Scott Morrison is rightly being flayed for the last ignomious act of his campaign. Alas such shenanigans have happened before and will happen again. Australian campaigns are littered with last-minute scare campaigns that went wrong.

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Environment

Is a 1970s-style energy shock on the cards for Australia?

Is a 1970s-style energy shock on the cards for Australia?

Australia may be in the early stages of an energy price shock comparable to the 1973 oil price crisis. What’s the problem, and what can consumers and regulators do? The post Is a 1970s-style energy shock on the cards for Australia? appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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