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Wed 1 Apr 2020

Health service backflips on order to reuse masks

premium_icon Health service backflips on order to reuse masks

A major private health provider has reversed its order for doctors and nurses to reuse disposable masks after it was questioned about the practice.

Surprise items now being sold at Bunnings

Surprise items now being sold at Bunnings

With most of us stuck at home for what could be the next six months the warehouse giant is selling new products that will definitely come in handy.

Why ASX is handing billions to greedy insiders

premium_icon Why ASX is handing billions to greedy insiders

ASX and ASIC have given the green light for merchant bankers to repeat their rip-offs of retail investors and self-managed super funds, writes Terry McCrann.

‘Atrocious’ food being served in hotels

‘Atrocious’ food being served in hotels

Cooped-up Australians have taken to social media to vent their frustration over the food on offer in quarantine — and safe to say it’s been mixed.

Is this the death of the shopping centre?

premium_icon Is this the death of the shopping centre?

Small business owners fear the death of the shopping centre as a spate of store closures forces customers to buy online, turning plazas into ghost towns.

Markets rejects plan for 6-month rent holiday

premium_icon Markets rejects plan for 6-month rent holiday

The operators of Queensland’s biggest fruit and vegetable market have rejected a proposal to give their struggling tenants about $15 million in free rent.

Where to find the 26,000 Aussie jobs on offer

premium_icon Where to find the 26,000 Aussie jobs on offer

The Government will launch a one-stop shop to list all the jobs on offer across the country in a bid to get unemployed Aussies back to work.

Childcare crisis looming as virus pushes centres to brink

premium_icon Childcare crisis looming as virus pushes centres to brink

Parents pulling their children from child care while centres are urged to remain open during the pandemic is driving businesses to the edge.

Australia running out of flu shots despite health warnings

premium_icon Australia running out of flu shots despite health warnings

Half the population will get a flu vaccination — and some pharmacies have already run out — as doctors urge everyone to get a jab to free up hospital beds.

Cruise standoff as ship refuses to leave

Cruise standoff as ship refuses to leave

A German cruise ship that’s currently docked in Fremantle is refusing to move, despite being ordered to do so by the Australian Border Force.

How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

premium_icon How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

Recreational fishing saved from COVID-19 restrictions after Transport for NSW tried to declare ‘boating and fishing are not considered an essential activity’.

Young girl granted $9m after mum sues hospital

premium_icon Young girl granted $9m after mum sues hospital

A girl who suffered brain damage at birth has been granted more than $9 million in compensation after her mother sued a hospital for delays in her delivery.

How phones could be used to track Aussie virus hotpots

premium_icon How phones could be used to track Aussie virus hotpots

Smartphone data could be used to pinpoint risky coronavirus hot spots in Australia, with the Australian government considering new tech schemes.

Tributes flow for Sydney’s hospital heroes

premium_icon Tributes flow for Sydney’s hospital heroes

The Daily Telegraph’s campaign to support the state’s frontline health workers — our last line of defence in the war on ­coronavirus – has been inundated.

Help for parents home-schooling their kids

premium_icon Help for parents home-schooling their kids

The ABC will try and even the learning playing field by providing free education content to children who are forced to stay home due to the COVID-19 virus.

Which nations still have no cases?

Which nations still have no cases?

There are fewer and fewer countries that are reporting no coronavirus cases around the world as infections approach one million across the globe.

Trad offers financial lifeline to Qld renters

Trad offers financial lifeline to Qld renters

Renters struggling to keep up with payments due to the knock-on effects of the Covid-19 shutdown have been offered hope in the form of rental assistance.

Parliament recalled amid warning vaccine may take 18 months

Parliament recalled amid warning vaccine may take 18 months

Federal parliament will resume to consider the JobKeeper legislation so cash can start flowing to businesses.

Breastfeeding mum targeted by cops

Breastfeeding mum targeted by cops

Police are upping their crackdown on self-isolation rules, even telling a breastfeeding mum she was breaking the law.

Police search for offender of violent sexual assault

premium_icon Police search for offender of violent sexual assault

Cops are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in her home on Wednesday morning.

Fight stunner’s explicit workout snap

Fight stunner’s explicit workout snap

Paige VanZant sure knows how to make a splash on social media and she sent tongues wagging with a risque gym pic alongside her husband.

Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

premium_icon Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

AFL players have turned to many weird and wonderful things in to cut through the boredom of coronavirus isolation, but one player has taken it next level.

SOS call for retired medical workers and students

premium_icon SOS call for retired medical workers and students

The fight against COVID-19 will be boosted by a massive influx of medical professionals who are no longer practising.

Super cheap petrol at 49.9c per litre

Super cheap petrol at 49.9c per litre

A petrol station has got in early with petrol price drops, selling at just 49.9c a litre.

13-year-old wins bid to have police interview tossed

premium_icon 13-year-old wins bid to have police interview tossed

An alleged teen criminal will have his police interview excluded from court after the actions of his stepmother during and after the conversation.

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