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| 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,...
| Officials are insisting Queenslanders stay in their homes over the Easter break to avoid a spike in new COVID-19 infections. For weeks, state and federal health officers and leaders have ordered everyone to cancel their...
| Police on horses enforce social distancing regulations to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Saturday, April 4, 2020. (AAP Image/Steven Saphore) NSW police will patrol caravan parks...
| Halfway into New Zealand's four-week lockdown and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is cautiously optimistic her country has turned the corner in the fight against COVID-19. On Wednesday, New Zealand recorded 50 new cases, the...
| NSW has recorded 48 new COVID-19 cases as new infections continue to stabilise and the premier flags a potential relaxation of social distancing restrictions down the track. The state has now confirmed 2734 cases, with 36...
| An infectious diseases nurse treating COVID-19 patients at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane (pictured) has tested positive to the illness (AAP Image/Robert Shakespeare) An infectious diseases nurse treating COVID-19...
| The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST April 7. -- NUMBERS * Confirmed cases in Australia: 5,795 * Australian deaths: 41 (19 in NSW, 10 in Vic, four in Qld, four in WA, two in Tas,...

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