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Qld nightclub under investigation for dancing in pandemic

Qld nightclub under investigation for dancing in pandemic

Queensland’s hospitality industry is worried about government backlash after video emerged of a packed nightclub dance floor in an alleged breach of coronavirus restrictions. Footage of clubbers dancing shoulder-to-shoulder is alleged to have been taken at Prohibition on Friday night, the same day pubs and clubs were allowed to reopen

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Qld nightclub under investigation for dancing in pandemic

Qld nightclub under investigation for dancing in pandemic

Queensland’s hospitality industry is worried about government backlash after video emerged of a packed nightclub dance floor in an alleged breach of coronavirus restrictions. Footage of clubbers dancing shoulder-to-shoulder is alleged to have been taken at Prohibition on Friday night, the same day pubs and clubs were allowed to reopen

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Lockdown not so open and shut?

Lockdown not so open and shut?

Good morning, early birds. Concerns about guards and staff flouting hygiene protocols in hotel quarantine continue, despite last week’s announcement of an inquiry, and a new report has warned that

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Why outer space matters in a post-pandemic world

Why outer space matters in a post-pandemic world

Department of DefenceWith all of the immense challenges we face on Earth this year, space can feel like an afterthought. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the hope of a growing space industry was palpable. Ribbons were cut, buildings were dedicated and Australia’s space industry was going to triple

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Coronavirus live: Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown; doubts over Republican National Convention

Values and change

History gives us an imperfect picture of time past. Perspective and purpose of the author of public records can distort the view of what has gone before, but some recorded facts are incontrovertible.Evolution and increasing levels of understanding of science have enabled societies to change over time, although, as currently

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How will history judge our behaviour during COVID-19?

How will history judge our behaviour during COVID-19?

A local primary school community recently presented to its teachers a framed letter of appreciation for their leadership, initiative and enthusiasm as well as for undertaking the additional workload necessary to steer students through the COVID-19 crisis of 2020.   Each teacher also received a bottle of wine or sparkling

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Qld nightclub under investigation for dancing in pandemic

Qld nightclub under investigation for dancing in pandemic

Queensland’s hospitality industry is worried about government backlash after video emerged of a packed nightclub dance floor in an alleged breach of coronavirus restrictions. Footage of clubbers dancing shoulder-to-shoulder is alleged to have been taken at Prohibition on Friday night, the same day pubs and clubs were allowed to reopen

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Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are scrambling to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 5, more than 531,000 people worldwide have died of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has exceeded 11.3 million, according

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Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Germany’s Bundesliga returned on May 16 becoming Europe’s first major league to resume matches [Stuart Franklin/Reuters] The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which as of July 5, has killed more than 531,000 people globally, has affected sporting events across the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  As the number

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Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Hollywood star Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson are two of the highest-profile celebrities to be affected by the coronavirus [Kevork Djansezian/Getty] The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 188 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus reaching more than 531,000. Among the more

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Trump official: Unclear if RNC can be safely held in Florida

Trump official: Unclear if RNC can be safely held in Florida

A top Trump administration health official says it is not clear whether it will be safe to hold the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Jacksonville next month as Florida sees record numbers of coronavirus cases. The comments on Sunday came a month after Republican officials moved the event from

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Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic over a new coronavirus which causes an illness known as COVID-19 that has spread to nearly every country. The disease has killed more than 531,000 people and infected over 11.3 million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 5.7 million

read more
Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are scrambling to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 5, more than 531,000 people worldwide have died of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has exceeded 11.3 million, according

read more
Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Germany’s Bundesliga returned on May 16 becoming Europe’s first major league to resume matches [Stuart Franklin/Reuters] The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which as of July 5, has killed more than 531,000 people globally, has affected sporting events across the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  As the number

read more
Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Hollywood star Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson are two of the highest-profile celebrities to be affected by the coronavirus [Kevork Djansezian/Getty] The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 188 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus reaching more than 531,000. Among the more

read more
Trump official: Unclear if RNC can be safely held in Florida

Trump official: Unclear if RNC can be safely held in Florida

A top Trump administration health official says it is not clear whether it will be safe to hold the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Jacksonville next month as Florida sees record numbers of coronavirus cases. The comments on Sunday came a month after Republican officials moved the event from

read more
Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are scrambling to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 5, more than 531,000 people worldwide have died of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has exceeded 11.3 million, according

read more
Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Germany’s Bundesliga returned on May 16 becoming Europe’s first major league to resume matches [Stuart Franklin/Reuters] The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which as of July 5, has killed more than 531,000 people globally, has affected sporting events across the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  As the number

read more
Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Hollywood star Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson are two of the highest-profile celebrities to be affected by the coronavirus [Kevork Djansezian/Getty] The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 188 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus reaching more than 531,000. Among the more

read more
Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are scrambling to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 5, more than 531,000 people worldwide have died of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has exceeded 11.3 million, according

read more
Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Germany’s Bundesliga returned on May 16 becoming Europe’s first major league to resume matches [Stuart Franklin/Reuters] The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which as of July 5, has killed more than 531,000 people globally, has affected sporting events across the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  As the number

read more
Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are scrambling to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 5, more than 531,000 people worldwide have died of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has exceeded 11.3 million, according

read more
Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Germany’s Bundesliga returned on May 16 becoming Europe’s first major league to resume matches [Stuart Franklin/Reuters] The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which as of July 5, has killed more than 531,000 people globally, has affected sporting events across the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  As the number

read more
Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Hollywood star Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson are two of the highest-profile celebrities to be affected by the coronavirus [Kevork Djansezian/Getty] The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 188 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus reaching more than 531,000. Among the more

read more

World News

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are scrambling to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 5, more than 531,000 people worldwide have died of COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 has exceeded 11.3 million, according

read more
Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Germany’s Bundesliga returned on May 16 becoming Europe’s first major league to resume matches [Stuart Franklin/Reuters] The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which as of July 5, has killed more than 531,000 people globally, has affected sporting events across the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.  As the number

read more
Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Hollywood star Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson are two of the highest-profile celebrities to be affected by the coronavirus [Kevork Djansezian/Getty] The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 188 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus reaching more than 531,000. Among the more

read more
Trump official: Unclear if RNC can be safely held in Florida

Trump official: Unclear if RNC can be safely held in Florida

A top Trump administration health official says it is not clear whether it will be safe to hold the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Jacksonville next month as Florida sees record numbers of coronavirus cases. The comments on Sunday came a month after Republican officials moved the event from

read more
Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic over a new coronavirus which causes an illness known as COVID-19 that has spread to nearly every country. The disease has killed more than 531,000 people and infected over 11.3 million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 5.7 million

read more

Business & The Economy

A Savage Call: energy tsar calls time on Australia’s gas cartel

A Savage Call: energy tsar calls time on Australia’s gas cartel

The Government and its Covid Commission are pushing a $6 billion gas pipeline while new energy regulator, Clare Savage, calls into question the future of the gas networks. Meanwhile Australians still pay more for gas than customers overseas pay for Australian gas. Michael West reports on the momentous upheaval in

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On movements and shake ups

On movements and shake ups

News from the front desk: Could it be the instability caused by this strange time that’s seen so many changes of the guard at the top end of businesses and organisations and some surprising road-to-Damascus type conversions from the most unlikely places? This...

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New How to Build a Better World podcast ep: Esther Bailey

Some people have a knack for driving change, and Esther Bailey is one of them. Joining our editor Tina Perinotto on the How to Build a Better World podcast this week, Esther talked about what she’d been up to at NABERS, the government’s environmental...

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Environment

Spain closes half of all its coal-fired power stations in one fell swoop

Deakin’s new Hub for world-leading energy storage and conversion

Press Release Deakin warmly welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement for the University to take stewardship of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub in New Safe and Reliable Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies. Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan confirmed the Government is

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