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 2021-08-03 07:15 

The West Australian

New sports add to Olympic Games audience...

Surfing and skateboarding have helped buoy global television ratings on the Tokyo Games, the International Olympic Committee says....

 2021-08-03 07:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Surprise' at international entries for Melbourne, Caulfield cups...

A late influx of international entries for the Melbourne and Caulfield cups has left Racing Victoria "pleasantly surprised"....

 2021-08-03 07:12 

The Age

Byron Baes stars linked to COVID-time party...

Netflix's controversial Byron Baes reality TV show has hit a COVID-related snag after its stars were reported to police for breaching public health orders....

 2021-08-03 07:11 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Australia set to clinch second sailing gold at Tokyo Olympics...

Mat Belcher and Will Ryan are all but guaranteed of winning gold after establishing an insurmountable lead in the men's 470 class ahead of the medal race....

 2021-08-03 07:11 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Beach cleaners tally up rubbish as winter storms dump waste back on shore...

South Australians are being urged to not only post their shocking beach waste photos to social media but send them to a centralised system to enact change....

 2021-08-03 07:11 

The Australian Financial Review

The hidden cost in Afterpay's mega deal...

The Afterpay deal with Jack Dorsey's Square is great news for Australia's booming fintech sector but points to large regulatory holes in the payments system....

 2021-08-03 07:11 

Echo Daily

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021...

It's time to get out and see our wonderful performers whilst you can. The post Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 4 August, 2021 appeared first on The Echo ....

 2021-08-03 07:10 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Woman who spoke out about 'rogue' COVID policy in Sydney hospitals sacked...

A woman who spoke out about partners being banned from maternity wards in some Western Sydney hospitals is sacked, shortly after going public....

 2021-08-03 07:09 

The West Australian

Optus Stadium viewing platform: 'Ring pull' to add serious wow factor...

A 42m-high platform that has a striking resemblance to a giant beer can ring pull is set to be open at Optus Stadium ahead of next AFL season....

 2021-08-03 07:08 

The Australian Financial Review

The RBA keeps calm amid lockdowns...

Although the immediate economic outlook is uncertain, the central bank is confident the economy will again prove its resilience once lockdowns are lifted....

 2021-08-03 07:04 

The West Australian

The Game Extra: Eagles suffer dismal loss, Dockers leap into top eight after round 20...

Fremantle may have sent the skipper for season-ending surgery, but the Dockers have showed there is life without Nat Fyfe....

 2021-08-03 07:04 

news.com.au

Labor's cash incentive for COVID-19 vaccine a 'bad idea'...

Australian National University Infectious diseases expert Professor Peter Collignon says Labor's proposed cash incentive for the COVID-19 vaccine is a "bad idea". Professor Collignon said the main reason Australians should elect to get the jab...

 2021-08-03 07:04 

The West Australian

Outstanding Kununurra campdraft performance leads Legune Station rider to Jewel of the North title...

Legune Station's Daniel Turnbull has claimed the inaugural Jewel of the North campdraft series title after starring in the 2021 AgXpress Kununurra Campdraft at the weekend....

 2021-08-03 07:00 

news.com.au

Bol's brutal six-word text has golden meaning...

It was the message that told Justin Rinaldi that Peter Bol was ready to do something extraordinary in Tokyo....

 2021-08-03 06:59 

Courier Mail

Housing boom rolls on through mass city exodus...

More people left Melbourne than any other capital in the 12 months to March — but developers are still banking on demand....

 2021-08-03 06:57 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Byron Baes stars linked to COVID-time party...

Netflix's controversial Byron Baes reality TV show has hit a COVID-related snag after its stars were reported to police for breaching public health orders....

 2021-08-03 06:57 

The Australian Financial Review

Early Afterpay backers embrace Square bid, eye integration risk...

Fund managers who got in first to own Afterpay on the ASX say selling to Square makes sense but there will be risk putting the two payment systems together....

 2021-08-03 06:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Tell them I won't lose any sleep': Kennett on potential overthrow bid...

Amid the fallout of Alastair Clarkson's imminent departure, a group of powerful Hawthorn supporters have engaged a QC to review the club's constitution in a potential challenge to president Jeff Kennett...

 2021-08-03 06:55 

9 News

Second child from family dies following horror Queensland crash...

A second child has died following a horror car and truck crash that claimed the life of a mother and daughter west of Toowoomba in Southeast Queensland last month....

 2021-08-03 06:54 

The West Australian

Inglis, Cabrera out of WTA's Thoreau Open...

Australians Maddison Inglis and Lizette Cabrera are out of the WTA Tour's Thoreau Open, with Inglis retiring and Cabrera going down in a three-set battle....

 2021-08-03 06:53 

The West Australian

Belarusian activist found dead in Kiev...

Ukrainian police say Belarusian activist Vitaly Shiskov has been found dead in a Kiev park and they've launched a criminal case for suspected murder....

 2021-08-03 06:53 

Courier Mail

Bol's ominous six-word text has golden meaning...

It was the message that told Justin Rinaldi that Peter Bol was ready to do something extraordinary in Tokyo....

 2021-08-03 06:50 

news.com.au

PM rejected financial incentive for vaccines because Labor 'put it forward'...

Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus says Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejected the idea of paying Australians to get vaccinated because the Labor Party "put it forward". Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese called on the government on Monday to re...

 2021-08-03 06:50 

news.com.au

U.S. South grapples with Delta case surge...

The U.S. states of Florida and Louisiana were at or near their highest hospitalization numbers of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, driven by the still-spreading Delta variant, as one doctor warned of the "darkest days" yet. Bryan Wood reports....

 2021-08-03 06:47 

The West Australian

Royal Commission: Crown Perth's Joshua Preston chose not to probe bank account amid money laundering claims...

Crown Perth's Joshua Preston chose not to carry out an investigation into the bank account it set up for gambling patrons, despite claims it was used by criminal gangs to launder cash....

 2021-08-03 06:44 

The Australian Financial Review

'Broken' power market needs fix: Alinta CEO...

Alinta Energy chief executive Jeff Dimery says those objecting to proposed elecricity market reforms are ignoring the critical need to keep power supply secure during the transition to low-carbon energy....

 2021-08-03 06:44 

9 News

Everything you need to know about Census 2021...

This year is a Census year, with the official "Census night" falling on the 10th of August....

 2021-08-03 06:41 

Sydney Morning Herald

Only a catastrophe will stop another sailing gold as Australian duo all but seal 470 victory...

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan only need to avoid an absolute disaster in the medal race to win another gold for Australia at Enoshima....

 2021-08-03 06:41 

The West Australian

Wuhan tests residents after Delta found...

The highly transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus has been found in Wuhan, prompting testing of all of the Chinese city's 12 million residents....

 2021-08-03 06:40 

The Australian Financial Review

NSW flags partial reopening of school sector...

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says some schools could reopen sooner if they are in areas with few cases while unions have accused the government of undermining school safety by delaying student vaccinations....

 2021-08-03 06:40 

The West Australian

Perth public housing crisis: No 'short-term' solution, warns Simone McGurk...

Minister for Communities Simone McGurk said even 'triple' the funding could not solve the state-housing funding shortage in the short term and insisted the focus was on 'immediate solutions'....

 2021-08-03 06:39 

The Australian Financial Review

Gold bug says battery minerals valuations too good to be true...

Battery minerals producers are being 'priced like internet companies' says gold veteran Jake Klein....

 2021-08-03 06:38 

The West Australian

Durant steers US into Oly basketball semis...

The United States have reached the final four of the men's basketball competition at Tokyo's Games, where they could meet the Boomers, with a win over Spain....

 2021-08-03 06:37 

9 News

How a $300 vaccine payment compares globally...

Debate is ramping up over whether Australia needs cash for jabs to boost the nation's vaccination rate....

 2021-08-03 06:36 

The Australian Financial Review

Chinese ructions test the buy-the-dip reflex of investors...

Equity investors have a strong impulse to buy the dip. The latest ructions relating to China's crackdown on foreign-listed shares could test this reflex....

 2021-08-03 06:35 

The West Australian

Boab Metals makes strategic acquisition of base metal mine near Kununurra-based Sorby Hills project...

Boab Metals has expanded its northern Australian footprint after acquiring a new base metal mine near its Kununurra-based Sorby Hills project....

 2021-08-03 06:34 

SBS News

Defence Force quietly releases response to 'systemic failings' revealed in Afghan war crimes inquiry...

The plan was posted online on Friday with no public statement or press release acknowledging its publication....

 2021-08-03 06:33 

news.com.au

Eels' timely boost as Panthers unleash beast...

Mitch Moses couldn't have picked a better time to return for the Parramatta Eels....

 2021-08-03 06:32 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

He overcame near-fatal head kick, thyroid cancer: Berry's Shane Rose claims silver in showjumping...

Shane Rose has overcome many obstacles both on and off a horse including a near-fatal kick to the head and thyroid cancer, but that didn't stop him winning another Olympic medal last night....

 2021-08-03 06:32 

The Australian Financial Review

Afterpay flies on Square jump, defying broader fall...

The S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 0.23 per cent to 7474.5 on Tuesday, while Afterpay rallied 11.4 per cent to $127.85....

 2021-08-03 06:32 

The Australian

New gaming body just 'saving face'...

The Andrews government's new casino and gambling regulator is aimed at "saving face" a day before state parliament considers establishing an inquiry into the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation, the state opposition says....

 2021-08-03 06:31 

The Age

Aboriginal land claims: Bad memories being wound back very slowly...

More than 38,000 Aboriginal land claims are outstanding, some decades old. Now the NSW government has allocated nearly $10 million to address the problem....

 2021-08-03 06:30 

The Australian Financial Review

How Telstra will save money by making payphones free...

The telco will lose $5 million in revenue but revenue is only one side of the coin....

 2021-08-03 06:29 

news.com.au

Covid returns to China's Wuhan as global Delta variant woes mount...

Authorities in China's Wuhan said Tuesday they would test the city's entire population for Covid-19, as the virus returned to the place where it first emerged and the highly contagious Delta variant drove tightening lockdowns worldwide....

 2021-08-03 06:29 

The Australian

Covid returns to China's Wuhan as global Delta variant woes mount...

Authorities in China's Wuhan said Tuesday they would test the city's entire population for Covid-19, as the virus returned to the place where it first emerged and the highly contagious Delta variant drove tightening lockdowns worldwide....

 2021-08-03 06:28 

The West Australian

Oly Georgian shot putter fails doping test...

Georgian shot putter Benik Abramyan will miss the Tokyo Olympic competition on Tuesday after failing a doping test for steroids....

 2021-08-03 06:27 

The West Australian

ED! Competition...

A chance to WIN!...

 2021-08-03 06:26 

news.com.au

China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid returns...

Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday said they would test its entire population for Covid-19 after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its first local infections in more than a year....

 2021-08-03 06:26 

The Australian

China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid returns...

Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday said they would test its entire population for Covid-19 after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its first local infections in more than a year....

 2021-08-03 06:26 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The Lord of the Rings TV series wraps up filming in NZ...

The first season of Amazon's TV series based on The Lord of the Rings, which at $79 million per episode eclipses what it cost to make Game of Thrones, has wrapped....

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