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| Victorian police are bracing for an increase in family violence as the spread of the coronavirus keeps people indoors (AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy) Victorian police are bracing for an increase in family violence as the spread...
| LATEST HEALTH DEVELOPMENTS ON CORONAVIRUS WELFARE * Parliament passed massive economic stimulus package and gave extraordinary powers to social services minister to make further changes to welfare payments if needed *...
| Will Hopoate of the Bulldogs makes a break during the round two NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium, in Sydney, Thursday, March 19, 2020. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)...
| Bon Jovi founding member and keyboardist David Bryan has revealed he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Less than a week earlier, he was home in New Jersey when, on March 15, he started to feel sick. "The first symptoms...
| Australia's coronavirus tally could hit 2000 cases by the end of the day as authorities develop new rules about who can get tested. NSW and Victoria reported 205 new cases on Tuesday morning, taking the national tally to...
| LATEST NEWS ABOUT COVID-19: NUMBERS* * Confirmed cases in Australia: 1709 * New cases: 313 since 3pm, March 22 * Australian deaths: seven (six in NSW, one in WA) * Social distancing: one person per four square metres *...
| The Queensland Teachers Union will meet in the evening to consider strike action if the Queensland government does not shut down schools by Wednesday. QTU president Kevin Bates says the Palaszczuk government's decision to...
| Ten aged care residents and seven staff have tested positive to coronavirus across six different homes in NSW, Western Australia and South Australia. Federal Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck revealed the tally in Senate...
| An unexpected loss of the sense of smell may be the first sign a person has the coronavirus, medical specialists are reporting. Ear, nose and throat surgeons say a loss of smell, as the virus causes swelling in the olfactory...
| WHAT IS IN THE CORONAVIRUS PACKAGE? FOR BUSINESS Expanded instant asset write off from March 12 to June 30, rising from $30,000 to $150,000 and available to businesses with an annual turnover between $10 million to $500...
| New Zealand is moving to a near-complete lockdown as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (pictured) aims to seize on a "window of opportunity" to contain COVID-19 (AP Photo/Nick Perry) New Zealand is moving to a near-complete...
| With the current Coronavirus pandemic taking place, there are a few people who had the insight to know something big was coming our way in the form of a virus. From reputable sources like Bill Gates, through to some who may...

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