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Medical experts and the Federal Opposition call for Commonwealth-run quarantine sites after the Perth hotel cluster

Medical experts and the Federal Opposition have renewed their calls for the Federal Government to oversee the COVID-19 quarantine system. “More specific and purposeful facilities should be made available in each state and territory,” Australian Medical Association President Dr Omar Khorshid told “Today”. The calls come day after a COVID-19 […]
Medical experts and the Federal Opposition call for Commonwealth-run quarantine sites after the Perth hotel cluster
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New South Wales will allow two adults to visit someone else in their home from Friday, the state’s first move to relax some coronavirus restrictions

New South Wales will start to ease its social isolation restrictions. From Friday May 1, two adults will be able to go and visit someone else in their home. It comes after Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory also announced plans to lift some restrictions. Visit Business Insider Australia’s […]
New South Wales will allow two adults to visit someone else in their home from Friday, the state’s first move to relax some coronavirus restrictions
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Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory are starting to lift some coronavirus-related restrictions

Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory have announced they will start to ease some coronavirus restrictions. Queensland is allowing residents to shop for non-essential items while Western Australia is letting up to 10 people attend weddings. The Northern Territory is opening its national parks for residents. Visit Business Insider […]
Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory are starting to lift some coronavirus-related restrictions
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Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today

Australia’s last whaling station closed 40 years ago, November 21, 1978. The last whale, a female sperm whale, was harpooned the day before. The whaling station, now a museum at Albany, Western Australia, is marking the anniversary of the closure with a series of events. Today is the 40th anniversary […]
Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today
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A mass stranding of whales in Western Australia

More than 150 short-finned pilot whales have stranded en masse at Hamelin Bay, 10km north of Augusta, in Western Australia. About 75 of the whales died after beaching themselves. WA Parks and Wildlife Service staff say there are about another 50 on the beach and 25 in the shallows. Incident […]
A mass stranding of whales in Western Australia
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Mobile phone footage finally proved WA police unlawfully tasered and falsely arrested a driver, but only after 3 investigations cleared them

Western Australia’s Corruption and Crime Commission has ruled police unlawfully tasered a driver. Three “flawed” internal police investigations into the incident found nothing wrong. Mobile phone footage contradicted the police version of what happened. Police in Western Australia unlawfully tasered a driver at a random breath test stop and then […]
Mobile phone footage finally proved WA police unlawfully tasered and falsely arrested a driver, but only after 3 investigations cleared them
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Science says major climate events are pressuring Australian dolphins

Local dolphins in Australia are being effected by major climate events, a study has found. Dr Kate Sprogis led a team from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit to examine the effects of climate variability on the abundance and movements of a resident dolphin population off south-western Australia. Although there is […]
Science says major climate events are pressuring Australian dolphins