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  • Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is seen during a press conference at Queensland Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Premier Palaszczuk announced that Queensland had 55 more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the state's overall number to 743 cases. (AAP Image/Darren England) NO ARCHIVING

    Queensland months away from infection peak

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (pictured) has warned Queensland is still some way off approaching its infection peak (AAP Image/Darren England) Queensland's coronavirus tally has climbed again and the…
  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces the government's childcare package at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

    Politician pay cut not helpful: Morrison

    According to Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) politician pay cuts would not be helpful (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) The Morrison government has rejected calls for politicians and public servants…
  • People wearing protective masks seen at the wet market. Financial Secretary Paul Chan has announced today at that the government spending forecast to exceed revenue by HK$139 billion in 2020-21, deficit predicted for six years in a row Hong Kong, China, February 26, 2020. Photo by May James/ABACAPRESS.COM.

    Morrison backs Chinese animal market ban

    People wearing protective masks seen at the wet market. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a global crackdown on Chinese wild animal markets which are believed to be the source of the…
  • A supplied image shows Macquarie University MindSpot clinic Executive Director, Professor Nick Titov posing for a photograph. (AAP Image/Supplied by Macquarie University) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

    Resilience can defeat virus, experts say

    Macquarie University MindSpot clinic Executive Director, Professor Nick Titov (AAP Image/Supplied by Macquarie University) Many of us have already lost or fear losing our jobs, others have fallen…
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    Global coronavirus cases top one million

    Global coronavirus cases have topped one million as the pandemic explodes in the US and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The…
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    Two NT returned travellers get COVID-19

    Two Northern Territory women have been diagnosed with COVID-19 bringing the total cases in the Territory to 21. All cases have been acquired interstate or overseas with no community transmissions or…
  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces the government's $130b wage subsidy package at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, March 30, 2020. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

    Government steps up with free child care

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) has announced free childcare for parents still using it during the coronavirus crisis (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Childcare will be free for parents still using…
  • NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media during a press conference outside the RFS Headquarters in Sydney, Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NO ARCHIVING

    NSW isolation rules to last 90 days

    NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller (pictured) says police are trying to make reasonable decisions when enforcing the new rules and he's urged NSW residents to use common sense too (AAP Image/Joel…
  • Generic image inside a lab at the CSIRO's high-containment facility in Geelong, Friday, January 31, 2020. CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, has commenced key research in the rapid global response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. (AAP Image/David Crosling) NO ARCHIVING

    Ferrets will reveal if virus vaccines work

    Australian scientists from the CSIRO have been trusted to determine if the two vaccine candidates are effective and safe enough to test on humans (AAP Image/David Crosling) Ferrets at a high-security…
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    Virus sparks job hunt, death toll now 23

    Australia's coronavirus death toll has risen to 23, with deaths in the country's three biggest states adding to the tally of victims. NSW, Victoria and Queensland reported one new death each on…
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    Third coronavirus death recorded in Qld

    A man has died in hospital after contracting coronavirus in Queensland, bringing the state's death toll to three. The 85-year-old Darling Downs man died overnight in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane,…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact 1/4/20

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEDT on April 1. NUMBERS * Confirmed cases in Australia: 4557. NSW remains the worst hit with 2032. * Australian deaths: 19…
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    Some Aussie cruise guests due to fly home

    Hundreds of Australians remain stranded aboard cruise ships across the globe, with some told it could be weeks or months before they are able to return. Australian passengers on the Ocean Atlantic…
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    Australians told to get flu jab this month

    Australians are being urged to get the flu shot this month so they don't contract the disease and coronavirus at the same time. More than 13.5 million doses of seasonal influenza vaccine have been…
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    Virus expected to peak in coming months

    Australia's coronavirus co-ordinator is preparing for infection rates among the community to peak in coming months. Neville Power says once the virus peak eventually passes, his commission will turn…
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    Freight's back on the menu after virus hit

    Farmers and fishers who had their exports derailed by coronavirus will be able to start sending their goods overseas again. Air freight will be used to export Australian produce and bring back…
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    Second coronavirus death in Tasmania

    Tasmania has recorded its second coronavirus death, with an elderly man dying at the Royal Hobart Hospital overnight. It comes after a woman in her 80s died on Monday from the virus in the state's…
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    Aussie experts 'unlocking' COVID-19 cure

    Australian scientists are using a massive X-ray machine to map the molecular structure of COVID-19 to help find a vaccine for the virus. Experts at the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne - which is…
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    Coronavirus sees flu shots fly off shelves

    Coronavirus sees flu shots fly off shelves (Bigstock) Pharmacists say they have seen a huge surge in people getting flu shots, outpacing last season's demand. Medicos are reminding Australians to get…
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    Mutating coronavirus 'now has 8 strains'

    The coronavirus is mutating - as viruses do - and eight strains are now making the rounds globally, medical experts say. The good news is that the mutations are not more lethal, said Trevor Bedford,…