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Mon 6 Apr 2020

Wealth of health help has all bases covered

Wealth of health help has all bases covered

A GROUP of 38 businesses, service providers and organisations is working collaboratively to improve the health of seniors on the Sunshine Coast.

Surprising effect of lockdowns on Earth

Surprising effect of lockdowns on Earth

The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world's major cities empty. It's also having one surprising effect on the planet as well.

NSW, VIC confirms four more deaths, national death toll 39

NSW, VIC confirms four more deaths, national death toll 39

NSW and Victoria have confirmed four more deaths this morning, taking the Aussie coronavirus death toll to 39.

1.1m Aussies screwed out of $1500 payment

1.1m Aussies screwed out of $1500 payment

Casual workers have received a fresh blow after it was confirmed those in the job for less than a year would miss out on the subsidy.

Grim reality of how long we’ll stay at home

Grim reality of how long we’ll stay at home

The month of March felt like an eternity. But the outlook of how long we will actually spend in our homes this year comes down to one big factor.

‘Heads have to roll’: Ruby Princess cruise fiasco

‘Heads have to roll’: Ruby Princess cruise fiasco

Hundreds of Australia’s coronavirus cases are from the Ruby Princess. Now police are probing into how the deadly mistake happened.

Virus ship Ruby Princess docks in NSW

Virus ship Ruby Princess docks in NSW

The Ruby Princess has arrived in Port Kembla with hundreds of sick crew thought to be infected with the deadly virus.

Surprising new items Aussies are hoarding

Surprising new items Aussies are hoarding

Move over toilet paper and pasta – there are two new hot-ticket items Aussie shoppers are scrambling to strip from supermarket shelves.

Mortgage customers urged to check their loans

Mortgage customers urged to check their loans

Many borrowers are being forced to take urgent action on their home loans to ensure they are not paying too much during the coronavirus pandemic.

Clever idea stopping virus spread

Clever idea stopping virus spread

Medical workers desperately need alternative accommodation to protect their housemates from the virus – and this organisation has the answer.

Gates says 'massive’ fatalities avoidable

Gates says 'massive’ fatalities avoidable

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has called the coronavirus pandemic a “nightmare scenario”, but was optimistic the number of fatalities could be reduced.

Queen's message to devastated nation

Queen's message to devastated nation

Speaking from isolation, the Queen spoke to a nation that has been brought to its knees by coronavirus with a simple message.

Ruby Princess ‘decimated our family’

Ruby Princess ‘decimated our family’

The family of a Ruby Princess victim has revealed how the voyage has “decimated” his family as new allegations surface surrounding the ship.

ScoMo's approval surges amid pandemic

ScoMo's approval surges amid pandemic

Scott Morrison has received a surge of support for his leadership of the coronavirus pandemic and is now the most popular thing about the Australian government...

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Dozens of hoons slapped with COVID-19 fines

Dozens of hoons slapped with COVID-19 fines

Dozens of hoons have been slapped with a $1334 fine after having no explanation for breaching home confinement rules to attend a car rally last night.

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

Manly has been closed after hundreds of people hit the beach this morning despite strict social distancing measures being in place.

Kittson shares guide to care for ageing parents

Kittson shares guide to care for ageing parents

IF you are in your fifth or sixth decade of life, then it’s likely you will understand the meaning of “Sandwich Generation’’ perhaps even a tad too well!

Health official: Only the infected should be wearing masks

Health official: Only the infected should be wearing masks

Deputy chief medical officer Professor Paul Kelly has stressed people do not need to wear masks unless they're infectious.

'Race against time' as NYC toll soars

'Race against time' as NYC toll soars

New York City is in a "race against time" as its death toll from the "enemy" coronavirus soars and vital supplies dwindle. WARNING: GRAPHIC

'We aren't safe': Worried refugees protest

'We aren't safe': Worried refugees protest

Refugees have staged a protest at a makeshift detention centre, saying they are at risk of catching the coronavirus because they cannot isolate.

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