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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:43:03 +1100
Synergy gives go-ahead to $155 million big battery in Kwinana
WA’s power grid will soon have a “big battery” to help manage soaring solar generation after Synergy signed a contract with Italian firm New Horizons Ahead
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:40:36 +1100
Australia news LIVE: Nation hits 70 per cent COVID vaccination milestone; Victoria records 1841 new local cases, 12 deaths; NSW records 283 new cases, seven deaths
Melbourne bar and restaurant owners have been left angry after a last-minute reopening clarification from the Victorian government, former NSW premier Mike Baird is due to appear at the ICAC inquiry into Gladys Berejiklian and the mother of a missing four-year-old has pleaded for people to come forward with information about her daughter’s whereabouts.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:38:40 +1100
Police hunt Ford Mustang after Hamze father and son shot dead in Sydney’s west
Two men died after a shooting in Guildford on Wednesday morning seemingly linked to violent tensions between rival crime families.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:38:09 +1100
WA Premier mandates COVID-19 vaccines for 75 per cent of state’s workforce
The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated for a swathe of occupations, including workers at supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, post offices and hardware stores. The mandate even covers funeral directors.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:31:51 +1100
Ultra Tune boss charged with assault, stalking and threats to kill
Days after his champion sprinter Nature Strip won The Everest in Sydney, the multi-millionaire was arrested on the Gold Coast and charged with 12 offences, including stalking his former partner.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:30:58 +1100
Latest Starling incident clouds future of Raiders hookers
Tom Starling is again in trouble with the law and the latest incident could have ramifications not only for his future, but that of fellow Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:30:01 +1100
Incentivise ‘will never run in a handicap again’ after Cup as Euro bid touted
Incentivise will “never run in a handicap after Cup” and a European campaign is possible, according to senior part owner Brae Sokolski.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:29:09 +1100
Berejiklian inquiry LIVE updates: Nigel Blunden tells ICAC former NSW premier put Wagga Wagga gun club back on agenda after Daryl Maguire ‘fired up’
The ICAC’s public hearing starts at 10am on Wednesday. The corruption watchdog will hear today from former NSW Premier Mike Baird and his former chief of strategy, Nigel Blunden.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:20:39 +1100
At last, action on domestic violence that should save lives
Not only is it biggest investment in NSW’s history to address the problem, it acknowledges the critical role of specialists.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:00:00 +1100
UN finds dirty gap between nations’ greenhouse promises and fossil fuel plans
No Australian federal government “policies or discourses” were found to help manage a wind-down on fossil fuel production.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:59:26 +1100
Thursday night curfew confusion clarified: Hospitality workers allowed out
After some confusion, it’s been confirmed hospitality workers will be exempt from Melbourne’s curfew on Thursday night if they’re preparing to open their venue after midnight.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:50:27 +1100
Kids and vaccines: Your questions answered
Archie Miles, 10, steps in as a guest host, asking co-host Bianca Hall about COVID-19 vaccinations and whether kids should be worried about them.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:47:21 +1100
Up to 500 general public tickets available for Melbourne Cup
The Victoria Racing Club says it will allocate 500 tickets to the general public for Melbourne Cup day, with 7000 going to members and the rest to corporate sponsors and owners of competing horses.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:43:14 +1100
Families reunite as travel restrictions ease between Victoria and NSW
Melbourne Airport’s halls were filled with scenes of joy on Wednesday as friends and family arrived from NSW thanks to eased border rules.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:41:01 +1100
Joseph O’Brien’s team confident State Of Rest has Cox Plate profile
Cox Plate contender State Of Rest is improving on a similar trajectory to 2017 Melbourne Cup winner Rekindling ahead of Saturday’s feature race, according to Joseph O’Brien’s travelling foreman Mark Power.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:32:57 +1100
Patty Mills equals NBA record in Nets debut but Bucks take win
Patty Mills shot seven three-pointers on debut for the Brooklyn Nets but his side fell to reigning champions Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA season-opener on Wednesday.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:23:05 +1100
CFMMEU launches legal challenge to BHP’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate at coal mine
The coal miners union is attempting to wind back a vaccine order imposed by BHP on workers at its massive Mt Arthur mine in the NSW Hunter Valley.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:08:13 +1100
Facebook to rebrand company with new name, Verge says
The social media giant is going all in on the metaverse, with Mark Zuckerberg planning to discuss a name change at the company’s upcoming Connect conference.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:01:29 +1100
‘We just don’t know’: Police still have no specific lead in search for Cleo Smith
The broad two-pronged investigation involving a land search for the missing Carnarvon girl or a possible abduction has not unearthed any specific leads as the operation to find her reaches day five.
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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:01:18 +1100
Best of cartoons, October 20, 2021
The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists.
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