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Thu 9 Apr 2020

Virgin suspending all domestic flights

Virgin suspending all domestic flights

Virgin Australia is suspending all its domestic flights except for one, citing impacts from the coronavirus as the reason for the decision.

Foxtel slashes jobs

Foxtel slashes jobs

Foxtel has made 200 staff redundant and put 140 additional staff, mostly in its Fox Sports division, on leave until June.

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

It has been another frantic day of coronavirus developments in Australia. Here’s everything you need to know about how it will affect you.

Man charged after allegedly spitting on nurse

premium_icon Man charged after allegedly spitting on nurse

A man has been charged for allegedly spitting on a nurse at a fever clinic, after he was denied a COVID-19 test because he wasn’t exhibiting symptoms.

Coast man’s remarkable birthday party in quarantine

premium_icon Coast man’s remarkable birthday party in quarantine

Today was Jordan Bond’s 30th birthday. The only trouble is he’s stuck in quarantine at the Voco Hotel. But that wasn’t going to stop his creative family.

Who gets a ventilator if hospitals are flooded

premium_icon Who gets a ventilator if hospitals are flooded

A guide for doctors reveals who gets access to a ventilator and other scarce equipment first if hospitals are overwhelmed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump advice leaves Aussies without vital medication

Trump advice leaves Aussies without vital medication

Donald Trump defied medical opinion in endorsing a drug to fight coronavirus. Now low supplies could leave Australians without vital medication.

Photo leaves footy superstar in hot water

Photo leaves footy superstar in hot water

One of the best players in the AFL could be in some trouble with the law after a image circulated of him surfing.

Photo that sums up life in isolation

Photo that sums up life in isolation

This confusing snap of a 'floating bin' has become the posterchild for life in lockdown, as just like our new normal it is totally mind-boggling.

How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

premium_icon How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

Treasurer Jackie Trad has forecast ‘significant’ drops in revenue due to COVID-19, saying Queensland’s bottom line will take a major hit.

’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

premium_icon ’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

A train inspector has been forced to self-isolate after two girls, claiming to be infected with coronavirus, coughed and spat on him at a train station.

George Pell to give TV interview

George Pell to give TV interview

George Pell will give a televised interview following his release from prison where he will give 'unprecedented insight' into his legal battles.

Dad loses discrimination case against education department

premium_icon Dad loses discrimination case against education department

A father has lost his discrimination case against Education Queensland after claiming his son, who has autism spectrum disorder, was treated less favourably.

Private schools ordered to reopen after Easter

Private schools ordered to reopen after Easter

Certain schools across the country have been ordered to reopen for term 2 or risk losing government funding.

Alleged bikie hitman wants bail after diabetic coma

premium_icon Alleged bikie hitman wants bail after diabetic coma

The man accused of masterminding the assassination of bikie boss Mick Hawi wants to be released from prison so he can manage his newly diagnosed diabetes.

Dangers of accessing super early

premium_icon Dangers of accessing super early

A whopping number of Australians have applied to access their superannuation early, but experts are warning the option should be considered as a 'last resort'.

Dutton was in isolation for 25 days

Dutton was in isolation for 25 days

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has finally been released from self-isolation, after testing positive to COVID-19 last month.

Bec Judd reveals gross item left by tradies

Bec Judd reveals gross item left by tradies

Bec Judd has lived in her newly renovated mansion for nearly seven months, but only recently discovered the item left behind.

PM’s message: ‘Easter will be different’

PM’s message: ‘Easter will be different’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sent out a message to all Australians ahead of the Easter long weekend, warning us what to expect.

‘Unsettling’ vision Tiger King didn’t show

‘Unsettling’ vision Tiger King didn’t show

One of the directors of Netflix docuseries Tiger King has revealed that some of the most unsettling footage ended up on the cutting room floor.

NRL confirms season return date

NRL confirms season return date

The NRL has confirmed it will become the first major sporting code to kick-off again in 2020 — returning in just seven weeks.

How this firm saved 800 jobs amid COVID-19

premium_icon How this firm saved 800 jobs amid COVID-19

A firm has switched from automotive accessories to a crucial piece of protective gear and in the process, ensured its 800 staff remain employed.

Kmart the latest victim to COVID-19 with store close plan

premium_icon Kmart the latest victim to COVID-19 with store close plan

Saturday will be the final day of trading for a Kmart store – as it moves to become the state’s first online fulfilment site.

Pornography magazine’s bold offer to a killer

premium_icon Pornography magazine’s bold offer to a killer

A mystery bomber promised to stop his reign of terror if newspapers ran his crazy manifesto. That was when one magazine publisher stepped in with a pitch.

Wife of missing camper didn’t know other woman was on trip

premium_icon Wife of missing camper didn’t know other woman was on trip

The wife of a missing man didn’t know he was taking a trip with another woman. The pair’s charred campsite has added to the mystery of their disappearance.

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