Survey finds more than 60 per cent of people looking to travel soon

More than 60 per cent of people would consider travelling in the three months following the easing of border restrictions according to a new survey. The survey, which was commissioned by Launceston Airport and closed three weeks ago, had about 2500 respondents and sort feedback on a variety of topics. Respondents weren’t required to answer …

ادامه مطلبSurvey finds more than 60 per cent of people looking to travel soon

Trei was 10 when he was almost jailed over hubcaps. He wants to stop kids becoming criminals

Before age 12, Karlie Stewart had already faced some of life’s toughest challenges. And by her 14th birthday, she wasn’t sure she would make it to the next one. She grew up between Nowra and Sydney in a big, proud Aboriginal family, with ties to the Yuin nation and the La Perouse community. She reflects …

ادامه مطلبTrei was 10 when he was almost jailed over hubcaps. He wants to stop kids becoming criminals

Lucky he didn’t kill somebody: Judge tells court

A drug-affected man who admitted driving dangerously in April could “thank his lucky stars that he didn’t kill somebody”, a Supreme Court Judge said. Tyler John Mayne, 28, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, evading police, driving without a licence, driving under the influence of an illicit substance, possession of ammunition and a count of a …

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Coronavirus alert issued for Brisbane South and West Moreton locations

A public health alert has been issued for 15 locations in the Brisbane area linked to the one new case of COVID-19 confirmed in Queensland on Friday. Key points: The Ipswich man is the fourth case in a cluster linked to the Melbourne trio All of the people the man dined with are being tested …

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UTAS redundancies ‘necessary for future’

Higher education has been lauded as playing a vital role in re-educating and reskilling those who have lost jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the sector has been hard hit by travel restrictions and border closures, impacting on the budget bottom line due to a decrease in international student enrolments. The University of Tasmania has …

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PNG’s first major COVID-19 spike has come from within its health system

For months, Papua New Guinea has avoided a large-scale coronavirus outbreak, but in the space of two weeks things have changed. Key points: Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has demanded a full investigation into the outbreak there The country’s recent outbreak began at a lab at the nation’s biggest hospital There are fears …

ادامه مطلبPNG’s first major COVID-19 spike has come from within its health system

Rapist gets six years for ‘degrading act’

A rapist who was intent on degrading and humiliating his former partner to teach her a lesson was sentenced to a six-year jail term on Friday. The 34-year-old Launceston man was found guilty by a Supreme Court jury of vaginally and anally raping his former partner in Summerhill on June 15, 2019. Justice Michael Brett …

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Coronavirus update: Boris Johnson says ‘warning light’ is on for UK

The UK Government has reversed its plan to ease lockdowns and Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned of a potential second wave of infections as he announced changes to restrictions. Meanwhile India tallies a record number of new infections in the past day, but the country is pressing on with reopening sections of the economy …

ادامه مطلبCoronavirus update: Boris Johnson says ‘warning light’ is on for UK

More people blocked from entry into Tasmania

Anyone originating from coronavirus hotspots in Queensland will now be blocked from entering the state. Premier Peter Gutwein said people from these areas would be asked to return home as would anyone from Victoria and hotspots in New South Wales. He said the state would be prepared to throw the book at anyone who was …

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Trump says mail voting will ‘rig the election’. Experts say Americans will die without it in November

Yesterday US President Donald Trump said he was so concerned about “Universal Mail-In Voting” that he suggested delaying the November election. “It will be a great embarrassment to the USA,” Trump said. Loading It’s not the first time he’s attacked mail voting. He told Fox News recently that it would “rig the election” and that …

ادامه مطلبTrump says mail voting will ‘rig the election’. Experts say Americans will die without it in November