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Sia donates $70,000 to struggling families amid Covid-19 crisis
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Greg Hunt talks of 'massive hotel capacity around the country' as national cabinet meets to consider flight boostPrime 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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Antibody study suggests at least 70,000 Australian coronavirus cases may have gone undetectedA 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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Calls for government to use federal quarantine and RAAF planes to help bring stranded Australians homeThe 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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States, federal government under pressure to boost quarantine to allow more Australians to come homeInterstate 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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Friends and family of missing Australian from capsized cattle ship plead for search to resumeWilliam 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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The fight to 'free' the Aboriginal flagA copyright row over the flag has angered many Australians who say it is a crucial symbol of identity.
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Young China-born entrepreneurs find opportunities and success in AustraliaA new report has identified a growing demographic of entrepreneur: young Chinese-born Australians running high-growth businesses.
Australians with disability fear NDIS assessment reforms could lead to suicidesDisability advocates are concerned new reforms announced to NDIS eligibility decision making could have disastrous consequences.
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Cyber-security agency insists it doesn’t want to conduct mass surveillance of AustraliansThe 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..
'There is happiness on the other side.' A survivor of drug addiction speaks outIn 2018 drug overdoses killed 2,070 Australians, eclipsing the amount of fatalities on our nation's roads that year.
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.
Advocates for culturally diverse Australians with disability cautiously welcome new NDIS reformsThe 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.
Warnings issued over mystery seeds being sent to Australians from AsiaThe Department of Agriculture has confirmed reports Australians have received unsolicited packages containing foreign seeds.
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