Australia

Boys clubs circles leader with a target on her back

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021 00:05:00 +1000 - australia

The boys are back in the ALP as they attempt to force Jodi McKay out of office.

Why Jacqui Lambie has been banned from Qantas for six months

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021 00:01:00 +1000 - australia

The ban followed an incident at the front desk of the Chairman’s Lounge in Melbourne.

Qld women’s justice taskforce identifies 13 reform options to combat coercive control

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021 00:00:00 +1000 - australia

“We want Queenslanders to tell us what’s working, what isn’t working and what needs to change,” taskforce lead Margaret McMurdo AC said.

Target Time and Superquiz, Thursday, May 27

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021 00:00:00 +1000 - australia

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today’s interactive superquiz and target.

In the Herald: May 27, 1949

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021 00:00:00 +1000 - australia

Hidden power stations, ticket machines for trams and buses, and women’s cricket not nice 

From the Archives, 1987: Explosion of violence at Trimbole’s funeral

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021 00:00:00 +1000 - australia

The funeral of notorious crime figure Robert Trimbole was marred by violence as mourners physically attacked members of the media outside St Benedict’s Church, Smithfield.

Sydney takes ‘pole position’ in rare super blood moon display

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 22:47:25 +1000 - australia

Sydney was treated to some of the best views in the world of the super blood moon.

As it happened: Victoria COVID updates: Health officials in talks over further restrictions as state records six new local COVID-19 cases; exposure sites listed in Bendigo, Axedale

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 22:13:45 +1000 - australia

COVID-19 cases visited the MCG and RMIT while infectious as the list of exposure sites grows to include a country pub and hair salon.

Department of Spin on high rotation

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 21:00:00 +1000 - australia

That’s what’s in a name.

The money or the gun: Shooting match over bill for duck shooting ban

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 20:59:07 +1000 - australia

As Victoria’s annual duck hunting season began on Wednesday, opponents in State Parliament want to talk money.

Cabinet meets to decide on snap lockdown as exposure sites pass 70

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 20:27:45 +1000 - australia

Growing list of exposure sites and fears of mystery COVID-19 cases sparks an emergency cabinet meeting to decide whether to send Melbourne into ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown.

Merlino demands urgency on alternative quarantine, Canberra warns completion this year unlikely

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 19:34:20 +1000 - australia

While Victoria awaits federal approval to build village-style quarantine in Melbourne’s north, federal Labor homed in on hotel quarantine as the genesis of Melbourne’s coronavirus cluster.

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