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| Scott Morrison has pleaded with Australia's teachers to keep classrooms open during the coronavirus pandemic. The prime minister said it was especially important for the children of essential workers who cannot be effectively...
| 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) The NSW government will establish a commission of inquiry...
| Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) warns NRL safety comes first (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the NRL won't be given any "special arrangements" to aid their ambitious plan to recommence...
| Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) has scolded the World Health Organisation for supporting the reopening of wet markets (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Scott Morrison has scolded the World Health Organisation for supporting...
| A closed sign is seen at Surfers Paradise business on the Gold Coast, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) The World Health Organisation has once more advised extreme caution in easing strict measures put in place...
| A Centrelink logo is seen in Wynnum. (Photo by Florent Rols / SOPA Images/Sipa USA) Australia's jobless rate is tipped to nearly double to 10 per cent for the June quarter because of the coronavirus pandemic, new Treasury...
| 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 *...
| The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST April 9. -- NUMBERS * Confirmed cases in Australia: 6,013 * Australian deaths: 50 (21 in NSW, 12 in Vic, four in Qld, six in WA, three in Tas,...

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