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Wed 1 Apr 2020

‘For me, it was life threatening’: Woman sues over pineapple

premium_icon ‘For me, it was life threatening’: Woman sues over pineapple

She knew as soon as she took a bite from the melon what was happening “and it was terrifying”.

Sydney elites in coronavirus isolation lash out at “dobbers”

premium_icon Sydney elites in coronavirus isolation lash out at “dobbers”

In the midst of a pandemic, all Australians should be held to the same standard. But we can’t let the actions of others turn us into a nation of dobbers.

‘COVID-19 is more devastating than anything in history’

‘COVID-19 is more devastating than anything in history’

As a frontline worker in Italy, I can tell you that coronavirus is unlike anything we’ve ever seen. So why won’t people take it seriously?

Why pregnant women should remain calm through pandemic

premium_icon Why pregnant women should remain calm through pandemic

Pregnant women are being encouraged to remain calm throughout the virus pandemic and continue their medical appointments without fear. Here’s why.

Demand for IT skills soars as businesses adapt to crisis

premium_icon Demand for IT skills soars as businesses adapt to crisis

While many sectors are reducing workforces, IT and software roles are growing. It’s a good time to upskill for the digital economy.

Jail for Chinese 'profiteers' sending COVID-19 supplies home

Jail for Chinese 'profiteers' sending COVID-19 supplies home

The Federal Government has moved to stamp out coronavirus profiteering by introducing a raft of penalties that target price gougers as well as Chinese companies trying...

Toowoomba woman talks on 'surprise' coronavirus diagnosis

premium_icon Toowoomba woman talks on 'surprise' coronavirus diagnosis

A TOOWOOMBA woman has tested positive for coronavirus after displaying an unusual set of symptoms on her return from an overseas cruise.

Booze crackdown? Not on Your Mates’ life

premium_icon Booze crackdown? Not on Your Mates’ life

Major liquor firms are putting a limit on the amount of alcohol purchased per customer, but independents are letting the booze fly the coop.

COVID-19: Why more Aussie women in 20s are at risk

premium_icon COVID-19: Why more Aussie women in 20s are at risk

New data shows women aged between 20 and 29 are recording the highest rates of infection in Australia.

Wall St set for worst quarter in decades as stocks slide

premium_icon Wall St set for worst quarter in decades as stocks slide

Stocks in the US fell lower as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic put the New York Stock Exchange on track to end the March quarter in its worst shape in decades.

The emergency food items you need right now

premium_icon The emergency food items you need right now

As Australians spend more time at home, we’ve compiled a list of the foods you should always keep handy and, even better, simple recipes to match.

‘We won’t forget you’: $1m to fire victims

‘We won’t forget you’: $1m to fire victims

A new $1 million fund has been launched today by News Corp Australia to help Australia’s bushfire victims in their recovery.

MAFS star seeks fresh start after cheating bombshell

premium_icon MAFS star seeks fresh start after cheating bombshell

MAFS bride Natasha Spencer survived a cheating scandal and a topless video leak, and now she is returning for the show reunion dinner a stronger person.

Australia's most infected group revealed

Australia's most infected group revealed

The age and sex group with the most coronavirus infections in Australia has been revealed as a cluster of cases has emerged among backpackers in Bondi.

New super flu vaccine developed and ready in Australia

premium_icon New super flu vaccine developed and ready in Australia

Amid the COVID-19 chaos, everyone is being urged to get the flu vaccine early this year. Australia has developed a four-strain super vaccine now available free to those...

Wills wants to fight virus ‘on front line’

Wills wants to fight virus ‘on front line’

The Duke of Cambridge, now known as “the last royal standing”, has revealed he wants to be front and centre in the battle against COVID-19.

The Queensland firm helping stranded Aussie gets home

premium_icon The Queensland firm helping stranded Aussie gets home

A Brisbane company that can quickly source charter flights is fielding ten times its usual number of enquiries as companies look to import medical supplies and stranded...

Fears nine cruise ships to 'flood' our hospitals

Fears nine cruise ships to 'flood' our hospitals

Nine cruise ships floating off the NSW coast could flood the state’s hospitals with coronavirus patients, NSW Police have warned.

By-election win may have sealed Frecklington’s fate

premium_icon By-election win may have sealed Frecklington’s fate

The LNP may have retained the seat of Currumbin at the weekend’s by-election, but the nature of the victory may have guaranteed its leader’s downfall, writes Paul...

Spain’s deadliest day as US fatalities surpass China’s

Spain’s deadliest day as US fatalities surpass China’s

Spain has recorded its highest loss of life over 24 hours amid the COVID-19 crisis as US deaths surge past China’s, and two Australian Border Force officers test...

What Australia’s frontline workers need to wage war on virus

What Australia’s frontline workers need to wage war on virus

Free flu shots, defence force help with medical evacuations and extra protective equipment are among the key resources needed to get us through the crisis.

Queensland coronavirus clinic an Australian first

premium_icon Queensland coronavirus clinic an Australian first

Queensland is now home to the first GP-led rural respiratory clinic, with doors opening today on the new facility as the Government fights back against COVID-19.

Music star’s thoughtful virus gesture

Music star’s thoughtful virus gesture

Lizzo has warmed hearts around the world with her latest big gesture – shouting lunch for emergency medical staff battling coronavirus.

World-first flu jab free for seniors

World-first flu jab free for seniors

Millions of doses of seasonal vaccines will be free from today as the Federal Government urges seniors to protect themselves.

Your chance to salute our frontline heroes

Your chance to salute our frontline heroes

They're among the local health heroes holding the line against the worst global pandemic in a century. LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE OF SUPPORT

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