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Make masks mandatory or we may mimic Melbourne

Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published 9 hours ago
Making the wearing of masks compulsory when outside is a simple but effective precautionary public health measure. So what is the Premier waiting for? »more

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MARINERS / VICTORY

Ruiz-Diaz flips script for Mariners to deny Victory

Dylan Ruiz-Diaz came off the bench to score twice in the last five minutes to snatch a memorable win for Central Coast and add to Melbourne Victory's misery.
Credit: Brisbane Times - Published

 
JOHN HUME / GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT

John Hume, Nobel laureate and Good Friday Agreement architect, dies

John Hume won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published

 
MICROSOFT / TIKTOK

Microsoft buying TikTok would allay Australia's security concerns

A Microsoft acquisition of TikTok would resolve many of Australia's security concerns about the social media platform, say government MPs and investors.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published

 
LORD & TAYLOR

Lord & Taylor, the oldest department store chain in the US, files for bankruptcy

Two more retail icons have filed for Chapter 11 protection, joining more than a dozen major brands that have tipped into bankruptcy as pandemic-fuelled store closures sent sales plummeting.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published

 
ISRAEL FOLAU
Israel Folau stood while his team took a knee – and that's OK
Israel Folau doesn't have a track record of inclusiveness but he shouldn't be shamed for standing while his teammates knelt for Black Lives Matter.
Credit: Brisbane Times - Published

 
PORT ADELAIDE
Live AFL scores: Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs
Follow live scores and stats as the Power host the Bulldogs at Adelaide Oval to kick off round 10.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published

 
QUARANTINE
Police announce 'blitz' on home quarantine as almost 1000 banned at border
Police Commissioner said the push would see normal checks done during an audit this week followed with "personal visits" to ensure "100 per cent" compliance.
Credit: Sydney Morning Herald - Published

 
NUMBER
Fears of a 'labour crisis' as number of backpackers working in Australia plummets
There are warnings a sharp drop off in working holiday visa makers will have severe consequences for Australia’s agriculture and tourism industries.
Credit: SBS - Published