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Mon 30 Mar 2020

Millions to get $750 from tomorrow

Millions to get $750 from tomorrow

Around 6.5 million Australians will be $750 richer from tomorrow. But if you missed out on the stimulus payments, here’s why.

Australian government to announce wage subsidy scheme

Australian government to announce wage subsidy scheme

Today the government is expected to unveil its most significant effort yet to help businesses and their workers survive the coronavirus crisis.

Virus may have been spreading for decades

Virus may have been spreading for decades

The first human case of COVID-19 might have been a long time ago, long before we realised the virus was a problem.

Aussie coronavirus cases pass 4000

Aussie coronavirus cases pass 4000

Australia has passed 4000 confirmed coronavirus cases as health officials say there are early positive signs but warn it’s “not enough”.

Tasmania has first virus death, national death toll now 17

Tasmania has first virus death, national death toll now 17

Tasmania has confirmed its first death from COVID-19, taking the national death toll to 17.

Resort offers coronavirus lockdown special

premium_icon Resort offers coronavirus lockdown special

A Far Northern beachside resort is cashing in coronavirus lockdowns by offering a special deal.

Viewers fume over DWTS finale error

Viewers fume over DWTS finale error

Dancing With the Stars apologised to viewers after one contestant’s rough trot in the season finale. WARNING: Spoilers

Hell on high seas: Aussies stuck on death ship

premium_icon Hell on high seas: Aussies stuck on death ship

Jodie McNamara is desperately worried for her mother, Shirley Maclaren, who is one of 131 Australians stuck on a cruise ship denied entry to multiple countries in South...

Siege drama: Cops thought gunman taken by croc

premium_icon Siege drama: Cops thought gunman taken by croc

A gunman who fled into Cairns mangroves during a 10-hour stand-off with police was initially thought to have been taken by a crocodile. SEE THE VIDEO

Scariest account of virus you’ll read

Scariest account of virus you’ll read

A terrorism expert who developed a “completely mad” case of COVID-19 despite having no underlying conditions has described just how bad the disease can get.

Teachers among huge spike in cases

Teachers among huge spike in cases

Two teachers and a student from a Sydney school are among the new confirmed cases in NSW as the state approaches 2000 infections.

‘So devoted to the kids’: Tribute for dad killed in crash

premium_icon ‘So devoted to the kids’: Tribute for dad killed in crash

‘The kids really loved being with him and in his company’: Tributes flow for young father killed in Bruce Highway crash

How Australia is winning the war on COVID-19

premium_icon How Australia is winning the war on COVID-19

New coronavirus infections in Australia have dramatically slowed, and while our health system still faces enormous pressure there are promising signs.

'Not mucking around': New virus limits from today

'Not mucking around': New virus limits from today

Public gatherings of more than two people have been banned, and youth no longer allowed to use playgrounds and skate parks in bid to slow virus spread.

Australia being hit by multiple COVID-19 strains

premium_icon Australia being hit by multiple COVID-19 strains

Researchers believe there are multiple strains of COVID-19 circulating in countries around the world, including Australia.

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