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Pilot whales Tasmania: Almost 400 die in Australia's worst stranding

The long-finned pilot whales perished after becoming beached on Tasmania's coast.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Sep 2020 | 10:00 pm

Nike to make Australia away football kit in female sizes 'by 2021'

It comes after the football team's new away kit was revealed last week, but without women's sizes.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Sep 2020 | 9:34 pm

Qantas ends 30-year partnership with Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia's finances suffer another blow as Qantas ends a 30-year partnership with the organisation.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:25 pm

Following the steps of their ancestry: Farmers revive century-old butchering tradition

COVID-19 pushes Tooborac pork producers to build an on-farm butchering facility on their property — just like their ancestors did 100 years ago.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:09 pm

Judge accuses Immigration Minister of 'criminal' conduct

A Federal Court judge labels Cabinet Minister Alan Tudge's behaviour as "criminal" after he left a man languishing in an immigration detention centre despite a tribunal ordering he be granted a visa.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:00 pm



Body of missing 14yo boy found in Victoria's Yarra Valley

Victoria Police confirms that the body of 14-year-old William Wall has been located at Yarra Junction, east of Melbourne.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:59 pm

AFL footballers' families given 'inappropriate' exemptions to enter SA

South Australian health authorities apologise for a decision to grant travel exemptions to Victorian family members of AFL players, saying the decision was an "absolute mistake".



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:45 pm

AFL footballers' families given 'inappropriate' exemptions to enter SA

South Australian health authorities apologise for a decision to grant travel exemptions to Victorian family members of AFL players, saying the decision was an "absolute mistake".



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:45 pm

FFA, Nike to make Matildas' away kit available to fans in women's sizes following public backlash

After coming under public criticism last week, Football Federation Australia says it has "listened to fans" by confirming the Matildas' replica away kit will be available to the public in female sizing from next year.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:44 pm

Union urges businesses to 'hire local' to stop spread of virus from metropolitan areas

Cleaners at a factory in regional Victoria say there are fears the company will replace them with workers from Melbourne. The AMWU says this is especially concerning given the spread of COVID-19 in metropolitan areas.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:03 pm

Victoria's 14-day average has passed an important milestone

The number of average daily cases over a 14-day period has dropped below 30-50 for the first time in months.

Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 4:51 pm

Marathon runner returns home from Melbourne to train

Indigenous marathon runner Lena Loffel returns to Shepparton to prepare for her race due to the tough COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 4:45 pm

Grieving son who lost father to coronavirus sues security companies over Melbourne's second wave

A grieving man who watched his father succumb to COVID-19 through a hospital window is suing two security companies involved in Victoria's botched hotel quarantine program.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 4:20 pm

Andrews willing to negotiate on emergency laws

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews says he's willing to negotiate on the proposed new emergency laws.

Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 3:13 pm

'Cranky' Police Minister found out about ADF plan for quarantine hotels from the newspaper

Victorian Police Minister Lisa Neville tells an inquiry she was annoyed after reading on the front page of a newspaper that the ADF were to be deployed at the state's quarantine hotels.



Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 2:53 pm

Andrews says restrictions may be lifted earlier than expected

The Victorian Premier has signalled restrictions may be lifted sooner than expected due to low case numbers.

Source: ABC News | 23 Sep 2020 | 1:20 pm

Gordi: The pop star doctor who answered the Covid call

Australian singer Gordi is "reaching people" through medical consultations, as well as her music.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Sep 2020 | 11:14 am

Anne Webster: Australian MP and husband awarded A$875,000 in defamation case

National Party MP Anne Webster sued a conspiracy theorist over a series of defamatory Facebook posts.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Sep 2020 | 4:46 am



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Australia whales: 90 dead in mass stranding off Tasmania

Rescuers are racing to save the survivors of a group of 270 whales beached off Tasmania's west coast.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2020 | 7:01 pm

Hundreds of whales stranded off the coast of Tasmania

Scores of whales have died as conservationists begin a huge rescue operation.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2020 | 4:21 pm

Solomon Islands: Men working for WW2 bomb clearing agency die in explosion

The men were working to help dispose of the many unexploded World War Two bombs on the islands.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2020 | 3:07 pm

Australia coronavirus cases 'set to be lowest in months'

Hopes are rising after the badly-hit state of Victoria reports just 14 new infections in 24 hours.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 20 Sep 2020 | 8:37 pm

'I still spend so much time on the kids - that needs to change'

Sarah Dahia from Australia takes us through her week during the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 20 Sep 2020 | 11:34 am

Weather explained: How do snowmaking machines work?

Our Sky News Weather Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders explains.

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Victorian mother seeking to have baby son live with her in maximum security prison

A Victorian mother who is serving a sentence for manslaughter is pushing to have her baby son live with her in prison. The toddler's mother, who is in jail for killing his father, wants the 22-month-old brought up at a maximum security women's prison in Victoria. She hopes to regain custody from the toddler's grandparents, who say the boy should remain in their care.

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Daughter of ambulance worker shares story about father’s suicide (ABC Q&A)

Kim, an audience member on the ABC’s Q&A program, told the panel on Monday night that her father Tony had recently taken his own life and how she feels like the system didn't do enough to help. CREDIT: ABC/Q&A

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Samurai sword-wielding thieves still on the run

Three men are on the run after they robbed a tavern on New South Wales' mid-north coast. The trio donned masks and threatened staff with a samurai sword and machete before taking off from the Bago venue with money and mobile phones.

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

A furious manager of a New South Wales pub that was threatened by armed robbers overnight has offered $5000 of his own money to catch the thieves (9 News)

A furious manager of a New South Wales pub that was threatened by armed robbers with a samurai sword, machete and a wooden club overnight has offered $5000 of his own money to catch the thieves.

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Samurai sword, machete used in terrifying pub robbery (9 News)

A furious manager of a New South Wales pub that was threatened by armed robbers overnight has offered $5000 of his own money to catch the thieves. CREDIT: 9 News

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Italy’s President faces calls for impeachment after PM appointment

Italy's President is facing calls for impeachment after he appointed a former International Monetary Fund official Carlo Cottarelli as interim prime minister. It comes a day after President Sergio Mattarella effectively ended plans by two anti-establishment parties to form a coalition government.

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Heavy Rains, Winds Proceed Alberto Along Florida Panhandle

Heavy rain and windy conditions developed across the Florida panhandle on Monday, May 28, as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached the coast. The storm was due to make landfall near Destin, Florida, Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service said the storm was weakening as it approached the coast, but tropical-force winds and gusts were still expected. Gusts up to 54 miles per hour were recorded on St. George Island, a news report said. This video shows the rain and wind ahead of the storm in Panama City Beach. Credit: Autumn Renfroe via Storyful

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

Extreme weather outlook

Cold, wet and windy weather hits the southeast with potential for follow up rain in the West. Our Sky News Weather Meteorologist Rob Sharpe explains.

Source: AAP National | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site |

RUSH HOUR: The issue with this hugging picture

Live: Rush Hour

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