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| Tasmania has called in Australia's troops to fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in the state's northwest. About 5000 people have been forced into quarantine, made up mainly of healthcare staff and their families, for two...
| Health Minister Brad Hazzard has implored people not to go to work if they are sick, after an unwell Sydney aged care worker kept working before she tested positive to COVID-19. Mr Hazzard says the worker at Anglicare's...
| Australians are being warned the restrictions put in place to contain coronavirus will be in place for many more weeks, despite the nation's infection curve improving. The number of Australians infected with COVID-19 has...
| Queensland schools will switch to remote learning but remain open for vulnerable students and children of essential workers as the state applies the hand brake on coronavirus outbreaks. Just 35 new cases were recorded from...
| HOW MANY CORONAVIRUS CASES ARE IN QUEENSLAND? * As of Monday 987 cases have been confirmed in Queensland * Almost 45 per cent of those have since recovered, and the rate of infection is dropping * Five people have died *...
| NSW Police Rescue officers look on as the Ruby Princess, with crew only onboard, docks at Port Kembla, Wollongong, Friday, January 1, 2016. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) Detectives have boarded the Ruby Princess cruise ship to...
| The Victorian government has inked a deal to have ventilators produced locally within the state by June. Innovation and Trade Minister Martin Pakula says the government has awarded local firm Grey Innovation a $500,000 grant...
| Wage subsidies worth $130 billion will soon flow to workers around Australia as the federal government scrambles to save six million jobs. Federal parliament ticked off on the historic JobKeeper scheme on Wednesday night,...
| Tasmania has passed 100 coronavirus cases, with more health staff testing positive amid an outbreak at a hospital in the state's northwest. Nine new cases across the state were confirmed on Wednesday night by the public...
| Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and payments company Square, said he is moving $US1 billion ($A1.26 billion) of his equity in Square to fund COVID-19 relief efforts and eventually other causes. Dorsey, who has a net worth of...
| Policing of social gathering restrictions will be ramped up in Tasmania's northwest where an outbreak of coronavirus has hit a hospital. Fifteen COVID-19 cases have been linked to the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie,...

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