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 2021-08-03 19:34 

The Age

ASX set to open higher as Wall Street rallies...

Wall Street turned higher in afternoon trading as traders weigh another big set of company earnings reports....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

'Just get the contract': Alleged Westpac fraudster had ASX ambitions for 'green' business...

Alleged fraudster Bill Papas had big plans for his waste management company Iugis, involving an ASX-listing, global expansion and selling a COVID-killing machine....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

BlackRock joins Citi and HSBC in plan to close coal plants early...

BlackRock and other major financial institutions are working on plans to accelerate the closure of coal-fired power plants in Asia in a bid to phase out the use of the worst man-made contributors to climate change....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

Our leaders would do better if their followers were thinking harder...

Yes, we get the politicians we deserve. But we've lost sight of the truth that well-functioning democracies require diligent citizens, not just honest and smart politicians....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

Citi says buy now, pay later not a 'fad' as it joins the stampede...

Global giant Citi says the rise of buy now, pay later products is a major shift, as it prepares to move into the local market....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

Morrison told months ago of need for locally made Pfizer-style vaccines...

The federal government was warned months ago about the importance of producing mRNA vaccines on home soil....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

Religious leaders warn faithful against vaccine conspiracy theories...

Religious leaders have raised concerns about conspiracy theories fuelling vaccine hesitancy in vulnerable migrant communities in Sydney's west....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

'Terrifying, cold and a lot of loud noises': Homeless young people falling through safety net...

When Luis Montero was 16 he was so desperate for somewhere to stay he slept in a tent in Yarra Bend Park....

 2021-08-03 19:14 

The Age

Is a curfew worth trying for Sydney? What the world's experts have to say...

A Herald analysis of international experience shows in certain circumstances curfews appear to have worked....

 2021-08-03 16:13 

The Age

Cash incentives not a bad idea to avoid an Australia divided by vaccine status...

It is clear is that we are heading, in real world practice if not codified name, to a system of vaccination passports which will divide Australian society into the jabbed and unjabbed....

 2021-08-03 16:13 

The Age

How WA's north could stall state's vaccine rollout targets...

Despite about 60 per cent of the North West's population older than 16 being eligible to receive the vaccine, just 8 per cent are fully immunised the lowest uptake rate in the country....

 2021-08-03 14:33 

The Age

Family portrait eyes the prize...

Surpise entry in Rick Amor Drawing Award has Melbourne art scene talking....

 2021-08-03 14:13 

The Age

Centuria Office REIT benefits from being on the fringe...

The country's largest pure-play office landlord has revealed a record year of lease deals that indicate corporate and government tenants are looking at future requirements....

 2021-08-03 14:13 

The Age

Charter Hall leads the charge with $560m industrial deals...

The funds management and development juggernaut is building its pipeline to service the explosive growth in the ecommerce, data and cold storage sectors....

 2021-08-03 14:13 

The Age

Target Time and Superquiz, Wednesday, August 4...

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target....

 2021-08-03 14:13 

The Age

Free building and businesses courses for reskilling during lockdown...

TAFE NSW will offer 10 new fee-free courses in mental health, digital security, business administration and construction to help people re-skill during the pandemic....

 2021-08-03 14:13 

The Age

Vaccine race goes around in circles...

Five months after getting Pfizered in his Australian flag mask, Morrison is again leveraging the mystical "Aussie spirit" to mobilise the populace....

 2021-08-03 14:13 

The Age

Government should represent all citizens...

Age readers have their say on the debate over the daily recitation of the Lord's Prayer in parliament....

 2021-08-03 12:13 

The Age

New super laws mean you need to check your insurance...

The government's stapling measure has been celebrated for its ambitions to stamp out duplicate superannuation accounts and stop workers paying multiple fees. But they could also leave you without suitable insurance cover....

 2021-08-03 12:13 

The Age

As it happened: NSW records 199 new local COVID-19 cases; Queensland records 16 new cases...

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes vaccination will be her state's ticket out of lockdown, Queensland's stay-at-home orders have been extended and Victoria hopes to welcome back AFL crowds as early as next week....

 2021-08-03 12:13 

The Age

Health chief outlines how to get Qld out of lockdown and keep it out...

Jeannette Young has given a clear outline of how the state can exit lockdown on Sunday, but warns all of the pieces need to fall into place for it to happen....

 2021-08-03 11:53 

The Age

Vaccination blitz in Western Australia...

A COVID-19 vaccination blitz will take place in just over a fortnight in Western Australia....

 2021-08-03 11:32 

The Age

Man admits hotel quarantine escape...

A traveller in Western Australia has admitted to using bedsheets to abseil out of a hotel window...

 2021-08-03 11:32 

The Age

Reviewing the robot vacuum Ecovacs Deebot...

The Ecovacs Deebot OZMO T9+ robot vacuum costs $1299, about as much as an iPhone 12 — but does it live up to the price tag?...

 2021-08-03 11:32 

The Age

Ute flips in shocking Monash Freeway crash...

Dash cam vision has emerged online of a shocking crash said to have taken place inbound on Melbourne's Monash Freeway on Monday morning, August 2....

 2021-08-03 11:12 

The Age

Time to return to one's census...

Where a measured approach is suggested....

 2021-08-03 10:53 

The Age

Hopes evolving travel exemptions will boost vaccination rates...

Heathrow Airport's CEO hopes evolving travel exemptions will help boost the vaccine rollout in countries like Australia....

 2021-08-03 10:52 

The Age

Traveller who escaped quarantine with bedsheets to be sentenced...

A traveller who escaped hotel quarantine by using bedsheets in Western Australia will be sentenced tomorrow....

 2021-08-03 10:32 

The Age

COVID-19 rollercoaster forces Ekka businesses to pack up shop for second year...

As Queensland's COVID-19 cluster grows, those preparing for the Ekka are now racing against the clock to get home after the event was cancelled for the second year....

 2021-08-03 10:32 

The Age

Police probe after couple forced to drive nearly 500km to quarantine...

A police probe has been ordered to investigate why a couple travelling from Victoria to Roma was forced to travel 500km into hotel quarantine in Brisbane....

 2021-08-03 09:52 

The Age

Extra green space and apartments approved for Roma Street Parklands...

An extra two hectares of green space will be added to the parklands, as well as four apartment blocks that will include social housing....

 2021-08-03 09:32 

The Age

Westpac close to $1.3b life insurance sale to Japan giant Dai-ichi: report...

Japanese giant Dai-ichi Life Holdings is nearing a deal for Westpac's life insurance unit that could value the business at about $US1 billion ($1.3 billion), according to people with knowledge of the matter....

 2021-08-03 09:32 

The Age

Price of 'living with COVID' must be understood before its paid...

The federal government now insists that the goal of zero-COVID be traded-in for a much less satisfactory future of "living alongside" the disease....

 2021-08-03 09:32 

The Age

How do we know vaccines won't have long-term safety risks?...

Vaccine trials are shorter than you might think but time and time again, they produce safe and effective jabs, so it's a fair bet we're not going to start turning into horrifying lizard creatures....

 2021-08-03 09:32 

The Age

Queensland investigating Cairns COVID-19 case...

Queensland Health is investigating a COVID-19 case in Cairns as the state records 16 new local cases today....

 2021-08-03 09:32 

The Age

Most vulnerable, least protected - city's west lags in jabs race...

Less than 35 per cent of those aged 15 and over living in Melbourne's west and north west have had at least a single dose of COVID vaccine, new data released by the Federal Government has revealed....

 2021-08-03 09:32 

The Age

Qantas and Jetstar staff stood down again...

After a bleak 18 months, 25000 Qantas and Jetstar employees have been stood down again....

 2021-08-03 09:12 

The Age

Full list: New inner-west school, shopping centre, Cairns exposure sites...

New Queensland exposure sites added to the list on Tuesday include another Indooroopilly school, stores at the nearby shopping centre, and sites across Brisbane and the Gold Coast....

 2021-08-03 09:12 

The Age

Delays to Adelaide train line...

Work to upgrade Adelaide's Gawler train line has been delayed....

 2021-08-03 09:12 

The Age

Hunt for masked men with axe...

The hunt is on for a pair of masked men who stormed a western Sydney shop with weapons in hand....

 2021-08-03 09:12 

The Age

Telstra makes all payphones free...

Telstra has made all payphones free to use across the country after 11 million calls were made over the past year including 230,000 to critical services like Triple Zero and Lifeline....

 2021-08-03 09:12 

The Age

Australia's plan out of the pandemic revealed...

The Doherty Institute's science behind the national exit plan from lockdowns was released today....

 2021-08-03 08:32 

The Age

Nephew allegedly distributed $1.3 million in fraud proceeds for Michael Ibrahim...

Police allege Abraham Sayour used two bank accounts to receive and distribute funds from a scheme using labour hire and payroll companies to siphon money that should have gone to the Australian Taxation Office....

 2021-08-03 08:12 

The Age

New COVID-19 case in Cairns confirmed active, furthest case from SEQ...

An alert has been issued for contact tracing locations in far north Queensland after health authorities confirmed they were investigating a new case of COVID-19 detected in Cairns....

 2021-08-03 08:12 

The Age

RFS volunteer used plastic bottle 'like a magnifying glass' to start fire near Bega...

The teenager, accused of lighting seven bushfires in the early stages of the catastrophic Black Summer bushfire season, has been found guilty of lighting one fire in November 2019....

 2021-08-03 07:52 

The Age

'One life event away': Homeless urged to complete the census...

The 2021 census will be conducted next Tuesday, August 10. To avoid underreporting of homelessness, welfare and advocacy groups are urging homeless people, including those living in insecure and temporary housing, to complete the form....

 2021-08-03 07:52 

The Age

Policeman hit teen with baton months after assaulting disability pensioner...

One of the three police officers who assaulted a disability pensioner outside his home also struck a teenage boy with his baton in another on-duty assault less than four months later, it can now reported....

 2021-08-03 07:32 

The Age

Public health alert delays of up to four days in Sydney COVID hot spots...

NSW Health has notified the public about COVID-19 infections linked to shopping centres up to four days after shopping centres and retailers have contacted staff and customers....

 2021-08-03 07:32 

The Age

Dozens of schools pull out of HSC trials despite return-to-school plan...

The Catholic sector has called on the government to release the medical advice upon which it based its decision to sent year 12 back to school...

 2021-08-03 07:32 

The Age

Werribee Zoo welcomes a baby zebra...

Werribee Zoo has unveiled its two-month-old baby zebra named Falah....

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