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16 new local COVID-19 cases in Queensland; Thousands of Qantas workers stood down; Four new local cases in Victoria; Sydney hospital workers forced to isolate

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Canada has fined two travellers arriving in Toronto from the United States nearly US$20,000 ($27,150) each for non-compliance with entry requirements, according to the country's Public Health Agency.The travellers provided false information related to proof of vaccination and pre-departure tests and did not...

COVID vaccine from Pfizer allowed in at-risk children aged 12 to 15

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More than 200,000 at-risk children as young as 12 will be eligible for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine from Monday, as the country's expert vaccine panel separately recommends a push to prioritise first doses of the jab.The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation on...

German court sets trial date for former Nazi guard, aged 100

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A German court has set a trial date for a 100-year-old man who is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin during World War...

Four Japan firms to tie up in facial recognition for payment

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Four companies, including banking group Resona Holdings Inc. and electronics giant Panasonic Corp., said Monday that they will work together to put into practical use a payment platform using facial recognition technology.Resona, Panasonic, credit card firm JCB Co. and Dai Nippon Printing Co....

$6 billion COVID-19 vaccine payments plan proposed by Labor

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The federal opposition has called for Australians to be given $300 vaccination payments in a bid to avoid lockdowns and boost struggling businesses.The $6 billion policy, announced by Labor leader Anthony Albanese on Monday night, would grant the payment to "every person who...

Thousands of families hit with childcare subsidy bills

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Thousands of Australian families are being hit with bills from the Federal Government demanding they repay childcare subsidies – and their deadline is only weeks away.Centrelink has sent letters across the country detailing debts dating back to the 2017-2018 tax year.Many have been...

Barman missing for 20 years likely murdered after witnessing a killing

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Ian Draper witnessed a murder and was likely killed as payback.Police say there is no other explanation for how the loved and law-abiding man from Minto, in south-west Sydney, disappeared 20 years ago.Today a $100,000 reward was increased to $1 million for any...

ANZ to close six more branches as cull continues

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ANZ is closing six more branches across Australia, a decision which has drawn anger from a banking union.Since the beginning of last year, ANZ has closed 152 branches, according to the Finance Sector Union (FSU).FSU National Secretary Julia Angrisano said the timing of...

207 local COVID-19 cases in NSW; 13 new local COVID-19 cases in QLD, lockdown extended for 11 LGAs; ADF start lockdown patrols; Two new Victoria cases

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The Australian Defence Force assisting with the COVID-19 outbreak across Sydney will have increased capabilities for the next six weeks.This will include assisting NSW Police to ensure there is maximum compliance, helping contact tracers, delivering care packages to people in isolation among other...

Latest COVID-19 case numbers as Australian Defence Force troops join police in compliance checks, Premier says vaccinations key to ending lockdowns

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NSW has recorded 207 new cases of COVID-19, with at least 50 of those infectious in the community. There was another record day of testing yesterday, with 117,000 people coming forward. "It shows the community is responding to our calls to maintain the high rights...

Chinese cities test millions as COVID-19 cases surge

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Beijing – Chinese cities have rolled out mass testing of millions of people and imposed fresh travel restrictions as health authorities battled to contain the country’s most widespread coronavirus outbreak in months.China on Sunday reported 75 new coronavirus cases with 53 local transmissions,...

ADF start lockdown patrols; South-East Queensland lockdown could be extended

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Top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has warned that more "pain and suffering" is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.Dr Fauci also said he doesn't foresee additional lockdowns in the...

Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim, Italian Gianmarco Tamberi share men’s high jump gold

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Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy shared the men’s high jump gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus won the bronze medal. In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more...

New Zealand apologises for historic raids on Pacific people

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sits motionless as members of the Pacific Island community pull a large white mat over her head, completely covering her. Moments later they remove it and embrace her.It was part of an emotional ceremony at the Auckland...

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