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Wed 1 Apr 2020

When you’ll get your stimulus cash

When you’ll get your stimulus cash

The government is handing out a record pile of cash to soften the economic blow of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s all the details you need.

Social distancing: Can you sit down at the park?

Social distancing: Can you sit down at the park?

With so many rules in places it’s no wonder Australians are confused. Now many are wondering are you allowed to stop and sit in the park?

Man, 81, charged after alleged meat tenderiser attack

premium_icon Man, 81, charged after alleged meat tenderiser attack

Detectives have charged an 81-year-old Ermington man with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked his partner with a meat tenderiser.

17 family members infected with COVID-19 at funeral

17 family members infected with COVID-19 at funeral

A mother has died and another relative is seriously ill after members of the same family became infected with coronavirus after attending a funeral.

Airlines charging tourists $12,000 to leave Australia

premium_icon Airlines charging tourists $12,000 to leave Australia

Camilla Dalla Chiesa says she is stranded in Sydney and is desperate to return home to Italy, even though the COVID-19 death toll is 11,591 and rising.

Quarantine violator’s tears in court

Quarantine violator’s tears in court

A recently returned traveller who failed to self-isolate three times has sobbed in court after he was kept behind bars.

Police swoop on backpacker hostel party

Police swoop on backpacker hostel party

Police were called to a noisy rooftop party at a Kings Cross backpacker hostel last night where revellers were clearly flouting social distancing rules.

Australia records 20th coronavirus death

Australia records 20th coronavirus death

A 95-year-old woman has died overnight in NSW, taking the national virus death toll to 20.

iPhones set for genius new feature

iPhones set for genius new feature

The rise of the iPhone has changed the way we go about our lives and now a rumoured new feature will have a huge impact on you and your car.

‘Healthy’ 13yo UK’s youngest virus victim

‘Healthy’ 13yo UK’s youngest virus victim

A “healthy” teenager has become the UK’s youngest virus victim, dying alone in hospital as Britain recorded its deadliest day on record.

Dad’s amazing lawn makeover pleases bored kids

premium_icon Dad’s amazing lawn makeover pleases bored kids

A cancelled sporting season mixed with a pinch of boredom was the perfect excuse for a dad to transform his backyard into a soccer field fit for a team.

Kmart cuts hours as staff test positive

Kmart cuts hours as staff test positive

Kmart has cut its trading hours and Bunnings could close as the coronavirus takes a massive toll on the retail industry.

State pulls together to keep our frontline workers safe

State pulls together to keep our frontline workers safe

NSW officials have called on the state to rally behind our frontline health workers and support them with daily acts of kindness as they face their darkest hours on the...

‘For me, it was life threatening’: Woman sues over pineapple

premium_icon ‘For me, it was life threatening’: Woman sues over pineapple

She knew as soon as she took a bite from the melon what was happening “and it was terrifying”.

Alleged ‘brutal’ assault with guitar leads to murder charge

premium_icon Alleged ‘brutal’ assault with guitar leads to murder charge

The alleged murder of a Gladesville man who was allegedly attacked with a guitar in his own home has been described as a "brutal" act of violence by police.

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