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Blog posts June 2020

Australian journalist Amelia Brace testifies about US police assault outside White House

A US congressional committee investigating police actions in a park near the White House has been told the "attack" on an Australian TV news crew was unlawful.

Seven Network correspondent Amelia Brace and cameraman Tim Myers were in Washington DC's Lafayette Square on June 1 covering protests whe…

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How To Get Rid of the Dog Smell In Your House?

Hello friends! I am back again with an article on ‘ How to Get Rid of the Dog Smell in Your House?’. It includes some fantastic tips that will help you keep your dog clean. Plus, you will get to know the tricks of eliminating bad odours of your four-legged family member. From vacuuming carpets and f…

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German Infection Rate Drops; Australia Cases Spike: Virus Update

Germany’s coronavirus infection rate fell to the lowest in almost three weeks. Australia recorded its largest spike in Covid-19 cases since April, raising concerns about a second wave of infections.

Signs of a worsening outbreak across the U.S. rattled global markets. Health leaders called on t…

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Australia's coronavirus death toll rises after 'reclassification' as Sydney school closes due to positive test

The number of coronavirus fatalities in NSW has climbed to 51, after an 85-year-old man's cause of death was reclassified to be due to COVID-19.

Key points:
It is not known how the student contracted the virus
It is the fourth COVID-19 case at a school in Sydney in the past month
Students retu…

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How to Keep Your Kids Busy During a Move?

Creating a structure where your kids can get the most without any disturbance is one of the best things you can do during a move. There is always a chance of accidents when you are lifting heavy boxes and large furniture from one place to another. It is always to keep your kids away from these thing…

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The next week will be 'critical' in Australia's fight against a virus second wave says AMA head

The coming week will be "critical" in Australia's fight against a potential second wave of coronavirus as more restrictions are eased.
It comes as a third protester from the Black Lives Matter rally in Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19, one of 18 new cases in Victoria yesterday.
Twelve of the…

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Cyber-attack Australia: sophisticated attacks from ‘state-based actor’, PM says

Prime Minister Scott Morrison called a press conference on Friday morning to "raise awareness" of the state-based cyber attacks Australia is currently facing across all levels of government, as well as the private sector.

"Based on advice provided to me by our cyber experts, Australian organisati…

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7 Best Suburbs To Buy A House In Brisbane When Moving

The housing market in Brisbane is growing with each passing year with the increasing demand for residential properties in and around suburbs. The capital city of Queensland is ideal for those who want to improve their quality of life with family and kids. It is place where you can find more than 200…

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The Must-See Places in Australia Tourists Love but Many of Us Forget

If you haven’t heard, coronavirus is cancelling international travel for 2020. That means any holidays you were planning now need a domestic refocus. Thankfully, Australia is such a huge country full of must-see places, there’s a bit for everyone.

It’s not yet known when international travel …

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Australia’s State Borders Slowly Begin to Reopen After COVID-19

SYDNEY - South Australia has become the first state in the country to relax its border controls imposed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.  From Wednesday, travellers from Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Tasmania are allowed to enter South Australia without going into quarantine.  Austr…

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Learn How to Estimate Your Moving Costs

If you are a tenant or a homeowner planning to move to a new house or unit,
I have this useful article to share. It is on how to estimate your moving costs. The tips included in the article are getting free quotes from removalists, analysing the scale of your move, determining the distance, expense…

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Karm Gilespie: Australian actor sentenced to death in China was set up, say friends

An Australian actor turned financial investor has been sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling, with friends claiming he has been set up.

Karm Gilespie, 56, was sentenced to death in the Guangzhou intermediate people’s court on Saturday and has just 10 days to appeal the verdict.

He w…

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Australia is being urged to see the world's 70 million displaced people as a 'talent pool'

As Australia slowly begins its recovery from COVID-19, Nirary Dacho is urging the country not to forget about what he calls a "talent pool" of roughly 70 million displaced people.

Mr Dacho, who fled Syria and came to Sydney in 2015, said Australia should not shirk its responsibility for the world…

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Second coronavirus wave may cost Australia $80 billion

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has warned a second wave of coronavirus could cost the Australian economy $80 billion over the next two years.
His calculation came as global share markets erupted into a sea of selling on fears of a pandemic resurgence, killing off optimism for a quick recovery.

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Australia prepares to open doors for international students

International students will soon be able to come to Australia under an initial pilot program.
The Prime Minister Scott Morrison said international students will be able to come "in a very controlled setting", but only for pre-approved plans for particular institutions.
He added it the program coul…

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How Long Germs Last on 8 Not-So-Common Surfaces

Hi there,

Do you know that your TV remote can be a surface where germs can survive for 3 to 4 days? As it moves from one person to another person, it can also spread germs. When people get sick, they spend their time at home watching TV. I read this information in an article and found it very use…

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A 14-year-old boy with autism who went missing for 2 days on a mountain has been found

A 14-year-old boy who went missing in freezing conditions in Victoria, Australia, has been found.

Will Callaghan, who has nonverbal autism, got separated from his family on Monday near the summit of Mount Disappointment, CNN affiliate 9News reported. He had raced ahead of them as they walked towa…

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Update on acquisitions of ASX-listed renewables developers

Sydney-based renewables company Infigen Energy received on Tuesday an official bidder’s statement from Philippines-linked investment company UAC Energy Holdings urging shareholders to accept its all-cash bid of $0.80 a share. Following a preliminary analysis, Infigen termed the $777 million bid anno…

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Four Chris Lilley shows removed from Netflix Australia library

Four of Chris Lilley’s most famous shows have been quietly removed from Australian and New Zealand Netflix after a widespread debate over streaming platforms hosting work featuring blackface.

Summer Heights High, Angry Boys, We Can be Heroes, and Jonah from Tonga have disappeared from the platf…

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Moving to Your First Apartment? Tips on What You’ll Need

When I moved out of my parent’s house I was exciting but a little scary. I made a few mistakes and learned the hard way because I didn’t have proper guidance. However, today individuals have access to a lot of information on how to make their first move successful. I am contributing to help by shari…

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