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Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets, finds study [Video]

Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets, finds study

A recent study found that more than one-quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets. With the findings, researchers warned that the prescription of..

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Sia donates $70,000 to struggling families amid Covid-19 crisis [Video]

Sia donates $70,000 to struggling families amid Covid-19 crisis

Sia is donating $70,000 dollars to Australians experiencing hardship amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Prince of Wales says Australians are made of 'tough stuff' in supportive message [Video]

The Prince of Wales says Australians are made of 'tough stuff' in supportive message

The Prince of Wales has spoken of how Australians are made of "tough stuff" ashe recorded a message of support for people facing a resurgence of thecoronavirus outbreak in the state of Victoria.

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Sia pledges $70,000 to Australians experiencing hardship amid Covid-19 crisis [Video]

Sia pledges $70,000 to Australians experiencing hardship amid Covid-19 crisis

The Chandelier hitmaker, who was born in Adelaide and now resides in Los Angeles, told the Fitzy and Wippa radio show on Friday she prefers spending her money on meaningful experiences and giving back..

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Coronavirus: 'We're Australian but we're trapped in the UK'

Thousands of Australians are stuck in the UK after struggling to return due to strict travel rules.
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'Abandoned by the government': Emotional scenes as stranded Australians plea for more action to bring them home

There were emotional scenes at a Senate inquiry today as Australians stuck overseas pleaded for the federal government to do more to help them return home.
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Three women were murdered in Claremont. This is why it took two decades to reach a verdict

After years of fear, grief and mystery - and a seven-month trial - Australians will learn on Thursday if Bradley Robert Edwards is the Claremont serial killer. Here's how the long investigation..
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As Auslan interpreters take centre stage, more Australians than ever are learning the language

A Melbourne Auslan training program says they have seen around an 80 per cent spike in people looking to enroll in their lessons since the beginning of the year.
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Culturally diverse Australians living with dementia 'face extra challenges'

The number of Australians living with dementia from non-English speaking backgrounds is estimated to be around one in eight - and as high as one in six in Victoria.
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Australians must wait beyond October for decision on COVID-19 supplement payment

From next week, the coronavirus supplement payment will be reduced by $300 to $250 a fortnight.
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States back Scott Morrison's plan to raise Australia's cap on international arrivals

More Australians stranded overseas are set to return after states and territories agreed to gradually increase their hotel quarantine caps. But it will happen slower than the prime minister 'would have..
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Staged rise for cap on overseas arrivals

State governments have agreed to staggered rises in the cap on international arrivals allowing more Australians to return home.
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Watch: National cabinet update

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison is speaking live shortly after a national cabinet meeting to discuss increasing the number of international arrivals. Scott Morrison has been accused of seeking to..
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Greg Hunt talks of 'massive hotel capacity around the country' as national cabinet meets to consider flight boost

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and state and territory leaders will meet on Friday to discuss ways to get more Australians back home from overseas.
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National cabinet to consider flight boost

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and state and territory leaders will meet on Friday to discuss ways to get more Australians back home from overseas.
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Community services under funding pressure

A new survey shows community organisations are under financial pressure just as more Australians than ever need their services.
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'It's their call': Australia regulator dares Facebook to block news content

'it's their call': australia regulator dares facebook to block news content
SYDNEY: Inc will be "weakened" if it stops Australians from sharing news so the company can avoid paying for content under proposed laws, 's top antitrust regulator said on Thursday. Australia has..
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'Plenty of commercial planes': Scott Morrison rejects calls to charter evacuation flights for stranded Australians

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected calls to charter government flights to bring Australians home from overseas in time for Christmas.
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No need to charter evacuation flights: PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected calls to charter government flights to bring Australians home from overseas in time for Christmas.
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Antibody study suggests at least 70,000 Australian coronavirus cases may have gone undetected

A study of COVID-19 antibodies suggests 71,400 Australians could have had the virus in July, meaning about 60,000 cases were undetected at that time.
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An additional 2,000 stranded Australians could fly home under new government proposal

The federal government wants states and territories to increase the cap on hotel quarantine places available for returning Australians by 2,000 places each week.
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Calls for government to use federal quarantine and RAAF planes to help bring stranded Australians home

The Border Force commissioner has rebuffed calls for the Commonwealth to accommodate thousands of Australians returning from overseas, as Labor also suggested RAAF planes should help bring people home.
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Australians hope to save whale from crocodile-infested river

australians hope to save whale from crocodile-infested river
Marine authorities were puzzling on Monday over how to persuade at least one wayward humpback whale to leave a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia and continue an annual migration to..
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Chinese firm that tracks influential Indians also harvested data of over 35,000 Australians

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A Chinese company that has been monitoring over 10,000 Indian individuals and organisations, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has also reportedly amassed the personal details of more than 35,000..
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States, federal government under pressure to boost quarantine to allow more Australians to come home

Interstate and international border closures continue to dominate the national coronavirus debate, as tough stage four restrictions begin to ease in Victoria.
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Personal details of more than 35,000 Australians included in leaked Chinese database

More than 35,000 Australians are included in a massive database targeting influential global figures compiled by a Chinese military company.
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Friends and family of missing Australian from capsized cattle ship plead for search to resume

William Mainprize is one of two Australians who were on board the cargo ship that capsized off the coast of Japan last week. His best mate believes 'these guys are waiting for us'.
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Almost one third of Australians blame coronavirus pandemic on Chinese community, new poll finds

The poll findings follow a spate of anti-Chinese attacks in Melbourne earlier this week.
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British wife ordered to pay husband for anti-Australian racism

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A British woman has been ordered to pay her estranged husband A$180,000 after he sued her for racial discrimination, alleging she viewed Australians as an "inferior race".Duncan Bendall, a businessman..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Lockdown roadmap will see 260,000 more Victorians lose jobs

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Victorians are already hurting because of the world's strictest lockdown, but shocking new data shows even more pain is to come. Australians are growing increasingly frustrated with the continuing..
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These are the faces of desperate Australians who are stranded abroad and struggling to get home

Thousands of stranded Australians are desperate to come home, saying they'll do whatever is required of them to get back. But in most cases, it's not that easy.
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Free coronavirus vaccines 'early next year' for all Australians under $1.7 billion deal if trials are successful

The Morrison government has announced two deals worth $1.7 billion will deliver coronavirus vaccines, should trials prove successful.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Scott Morrison locks in deal for free vaccines in Australia

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Australians could be some of the first in the world to receive a coronavirus vaccine if an Oxford University trial proves successful. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce a deal in..
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Weeks after the Beirut blast, Lebanese Civil War survivors in Australia remain retraumatised

The initial shock of the Beirut port explosion may be subsiding, but many Lebanese Australians who fled the country during its civil war are still trying to cope with the old wounds it has reopened.
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The fight to 'free' the Aboriginal flag

A copyright row over the flag has angered many Australians who say it is a crucial symbol of identity.
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Australians stranded abroad blast the government's new loan scheme as 'political bulls**t'

Some Australians stuck overseas say they don't think the government's new loan scheme will prove helpful in their desperate attempts to come home.
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Australians facing deadly spider "bonanza"

Australians are facing another threat after battling fires and floods. Experts warned there could be a potential "bonanza" of dangerous funnel-web spiders. CBS News correspondent Ian Lee joined "CBSN..
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This map shows the extent of the Australians stranded abroad, desperate to come home

As thousands of Australians plead with the government to increase the cap on international arrivals so they can return home during the coronavirus pandemic, a new campaign shows just how widespread the..
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Australians are slacking-off on coronavirus social distancing guidelines, a new poll has found

A poll shows the proportion of Australians adhering to social distancing has fallen significantly in recent months and Victorians aren't immune.
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Aust social distancing rates falling: poll

A poll shows the proportion of Australians adhering to social distancing has fallen significantly in recent months and Victorians aren't immune.
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Tony Abbott slams Victorian COVID-19 lockdown as 'health dictatorship'

Tony Abbott has been accused of sinking to a new low after suggesting some elderly coronavirus victims should be left to die naturally. Mr Abbott said governments were failing to consider the economic..
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Young China-born entrepreneurs find opportunities and success in Australia

A new report has identified a growing demographic of entrepreneur: young Chinese-born Australians running high-growth businesses.
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Australians with disability fear NDIS assessment reforms could lead to suicides

Disability advocates are concerned new reforms announced to NDIS eligibility decision making could have disastrous consequences.
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Facebook threatens to ban Australians from sharing news

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The world’s biggest tech giants are threatening to remove all news content and reduce their services in Australia in a battle over a proposed new law. ......
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Nearly 90 per cent of Australians say they will get a COVID-19 vaccine if one becomes available

Australia can expect rapid adoption of a COVID-19 vaccination when it's available, with 90 per cent of Australians surveyed saying they want to be inoculated.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: WHO warns easing restrictions early is a 'recipe for disaster'

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Australians are sick of lockdowns and eager to return to normal life, but easing restrictions too soon would a disaster, they've been warned. The World Health Organisation has issued a stark warning..
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Most Australians want COVID-19 vaccination

Australia can expect rapid adoption of a COVID-19 vaccination when it's available, with 90 per cent of Australians surveyed saying they want to be inoculated.
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Cyber-security agency insists it doesn’t want to conduct mass surveillance of Australians

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The head of the Australian Signals Directorate is attempting to assure people the intelligence agency is not seeking the power to conduct mass community surveillance, while also declaring that “not..
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'There is happiness on the other side.' A survivor of drug addiction speaks out

In 2018 drug overdoses killed 2,070 Australians, eclipsing the amount of fatalities on our nation's roads that year.
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There's a ban on leaving Australia under COVID-19. Who can get an exemption to go overseas?

Here's a rundown of which Australians are still allowed to travel overseas and how permission is granted.
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Advocates for culturally diverse Australians with disability cautiously welcome new NDIS reforms

The National Ethnic Disability Alliance says the full extent of how the reforms will improve the experience of culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability remains to be seen.
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Warnings issued over mystery seeds being sent to Australians from Asia

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed reports Australians have received unsolicited packages containing foreign seeds.
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Why are packets of mystery seeds from Asia turning up in Australia?

It's been revealed Australians have been receiving unsolicited packages containing foreign seeds.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Dr Anthony Fauci's virus message for Australians as global infections top 23 million

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As the fight against the coronavirus rages on, Dr Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious diseases expert, has shared his message of hope in an exclusive interview with 60 Minutes reporter..
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