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Building surveyor suspended over flammable cladding on apartments

A surveyor who approved several Melbourne apartments with flammable cladding has his licence suspended, after authorities find "dangerous" materials on five multi-storey buildings. go to Article >

Eye surgeon Dr James Muecke named Australian of the Year for 2020

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

Dr James Muecke's work preventing blindness has earned him the title of Australian of the Year for 2020 as a youth advocate, obstetrician and a professional tennis star are also honoured. read more

Wary of the 'Death Valley' of TV, Trump's legal team shifts impeachment defence

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

Democrats closed another marathon session of Donald Trump's impeachment trial with a plea for America. Here are the key takeaways from day four. read more

Democrat impeachment managers wrap up opening arguments

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

US President Donald Trump's legal defence will respond to three days of Democrat arguments from tomorrow. read more

First Australian case of Chinese coronavirus confirmed in Victoria, 'highly likely' more will be found

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The first Australian case of coronavirus is confirmed, with a Chinese man being held under isolation in a Melbourne hospital. read more

SA Health chief executive to keep job following conflict of interest probe

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Separate reports into South Australia's health system raise concerns about the way potential conflicts of interest are being managed, but the SA Government rules out boosting funding to ICAC. read more

French pair become Europe's first coronavirus patients

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Unconfirmed video from a Wuhan hospital inundated with coronavirus patients allegedly shows dead bodies covered in sheets lying in corridors where patients are being treated. read more

Top End's drinking water drips to low ebb amid fears of a drier future

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

The Darwin River Dam has recorded its lowest level since 2006 amid yet another dry start to a tropical wet season, but stakeholders question whether the NT Government is acting fast enough on warnings that the Top End needs to secure another... read more

Commonwealth, NLC approve uranium exploration near doomed Ranger Mine — but there's one more hurdle

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Uranium and gold exploration is given the all clear by the Northern Land Council and Federal Government at Devil's Elbow near the Ranger Uranium Mine ahead of a final verdict from the NT Government. read more

Five people being tested for coronavirus in New South Wales as China confirms 41 dead

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

New South Wales Health confirms five people are now being tested for coronavirus in the state after two other people were discharged after they returned negative test results yesterday. read more

China has locked down more than 20 million people. Here's what that means

0 Days ago Politics Source: Abc.net.au

As the deadly coronavirus virus continues infecting people, China has made the unprecedented move of locking down cities. So how can it be done and could an Australian city follow suit? read more

Inside the room as the Murray-Darling's top cop meets irrigators

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Mick Keelty arrived in southern NSW with rain still dripping from roofs. But inside his town hall, drought-affected irrigators desperate for more water demanded an overhaul of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, writes national rural reporter Kath... read more