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Democracies around the world are all mired in one crisis or another, which is why measures of their health are trending in the wrong direction. Many look at the decline of the news industry as one contributing factor. No wonder, then, that figuring out how to pay for journalism is an urgent issue, and some …

A Queensland police officer is in a serious but stable condition in hospital this morning after he was stabbed multiple times at a shopping centre. The 50-year-old senior constable was patrolling near Cairns Central when he noticed a man known to him in a stairwell, yesterday afternoon. He approached the man, aged 22, and an …

The Australian Open in Melbourne Australia is on high alert after a Greek tennis player tested positive to COVID-19 following his departure from Australia. Michail Pervolarakis confirmed his diagnosis on Instagram and said he was asymptomatic. Tennis Australia says the 24 year old tested negative for the virus on Tuesday February 9 when he flew …

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, will begin its third lockdown on Friday due to a rapidly spreading COVID-19 cluster centered on hotel quarantine. The five-day lockdown will be enforced across Victoria state to prevent the virus spreading from the state capital, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said. The Australian Open tennis tournament will …

Advisers to former President Donald Trump say he still has not expressed remorse for the siege at the US Capitol, which could end up being important for Senate jurors to consider after House impeachment managers on Wednesday released new video of the violent mob’s assault on January 6. One of the new clips show then-Vice …

The Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South West regions of the Australian state are now under “full lockdown,” Premier Mark McGowan announced Sunday, with residents only able to leave their homes for essential shopping, medical needs, exercise, and for jobs that cannot be done at home or remotely. Schools, most businesses, entertainment venues …

Organisers of the Melbourne rally have asked the crowd to socially distance, admitting COVID-safe practices are not being followed. On the Facebook event WAR said they made a COVID-safe plan and participants should follow the instructions of COVID marshals. The majority of people appear to be wearing masks. The rally comes after Lord Mayor Sally …

Ramsay Health Care Australia has been proud to play an active and important role in our nation’s COVID-19 response. Our primary focus has been, and always will be, to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients, employees and doctors. Our ability to adapt throughout the pandemic to continue delivering high-quality patient care has been …

Heatwave conditions across south-eastern states will continue today, with temperatures in some areas forecast to reach into the 40s. Typically for a heatwave, the hottest areas have been across the interior, the past three days averaging a maximum of 44C at Marree in South Australia, 43.4C at Birdsville in Queensland and 42C at Smithville in …

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced 25 of the 35 Greater Sydney local government areas will be downgraded from red zones to orange zones from 6pm tonight. The change means people can enter Victoria upon if they obtain a permit and get tested for COVID-19. “You’ll get an automatic permit and you can travel back and …