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News: Australia

Recruitment of foreign nurses stalls due to Corona

Tuesday  07:40,   04 august 2020

Berlin. Nursing staff wanted: In the old people's home it takes 205 days to fill a vacancy. Foreign staff should close the gap. But now many cannot enter because of the pandemic. © Marijan Murat A nurse pushes a sickbed through a hallway. Because... >>>

RCA: opposition and civil society pose an ultimatum for national consultation

Tuesday  07:25,   04 august 2020

© ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP Anicet Georges Dologuélé, presidential candidate in CAR, greets his supporters in Bangui, December 28, 2015. Political parties of opposition, civil society organizations and various personalities call on the authorities for... >>>

Nursing student Daiane Pelegrini stabbed to death in Sydney's west remembered as 'the best mum'

Tuesday  07:17,   04 august 2020

Daiane Pelegrini is remembered as a kind person and devoted mother, after her death yesterday afternoon following a confrontation with an intruder in her Oatlands unit.Daiane Pelegrini moved to Australia from Brazil with her husband at the end of... >>>

Why does this MX-30 have a normal engine?

Tuesday  07:17,   04 august 2020

Behold: A Mazda MX-30 with a 'normal' 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine.The new variant wears a new e-SkyActiv-G badge, and Mazda Japan’s website reports it is equipped with the brand’s standard 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine mated to the new... >>>

Central Coast Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth seeks a buyer, as questions remain over club's future

Tuesday  07:17,   04 august 2020

Premier Daniel Andrews says there will now be a $5000 fine for those breaking health orders to... >>>

Central Coast Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth seeks a buyer, as questions remain over club's future

Tuesday  07:17,   04 august 2020

The Central Coast Mariners complete their season with a win — and another A-League wooden spoon. But there is no guarantee they will stay in Gosford, with owner Mike Charlesworth looking to sell.Charlesworth put out a statement saying he would seek... >>>

Australia postpones West Indies T20 matches

Tuesday  07:17,   04 august 2020

Australia postpones West Indies T20 matchesAustralia were to play West Indies in three matches in Queensland from Oct. 6-9 but the nations' cricket boards decided to put them off in the wake of the ICC's decision to postpone the T20 World Cup, CA... >>>

Govt's economic response 'needs to be Victorian-specific'

Tuesday  07:16,   04 august 2020

Sky News Political Editor Andrew Clennell says the fresh lockdown in Victoria will work from a health perspective, but will be "very dire indeed" economically.Grave concern over virus hitting aged care... >>>

Calls for ALL Australians to be eligible for $1,500 pandemic payment

Tuesday  07:16,   04 august 2020

ACTU President Michele O'Neil (pictured left) says 'If you need to stop work, get tested and isolate, you should get your normal pay and the government should reimburse the business.'The fortnightly Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment was... >>>

Soccer: Australian club that gave Bolt trial face uncertain future

Tuesday  06:15,   04 august 2020

Soccer: Australian club that gave Bolt trial face uncertain futureMELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian soccer club Central Coast Mariners, who brought in Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt for a high-profile trial in 2018, face an uncertain future with its >>>

Super Netball embraces midweek matches

Tuesday  06:15,   04 august 2020

Super Netball will be played four days a week with midweek matches on Tuesday and Wednesday nights as part of a condensed competition based in Queensland.With all eight teams having relocated to Queensland, where the season is expected to be played... >>>

Victorians face $4957 on-the-spot fine for breaching isolation orders

Tuesday  06:15,   04 august 2020

Any Victorian who breaches isolation orders now faces a $4957 on-the-spot fine. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews also announced another 500 ADF personnel would be called in to conduct random doorknocks.Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the fine... >>>

'Nation-wide pandemic leave pay would prevent another state mutating into Vic'

Tuesday  06:15,   04 august 2020

Labor MP Jason Clare says a nation-wide pandemic leave payment would help to prevent other states across Australia from mutating into Victoria, arguing the relief should not be limited to an area already in a state of disaster. © Provided by Sky... >>>

NSW records 12 new coronavirus cases, one in hotel quarantine

Tuesday  06:15,   04 august 2020

Three are household cases in a family who acquired the virus in Victoria.Three are household cases in a family who acquired the virus in Victoria, NSW Health... >>>