Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wishes Lebanon a happy Independence Day 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has wished Australian Lebanese citizens a happy Independence Day. In a heartfelt statement, Mr Morrison reflected on the country’s resilience in the wake of the devastating port explosion back in August. He also noted how Lebanese Australians have contributed with their creativity, generosity and dedication to make Australia a successful multicultural nation. “On this day each ...

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Boy, 7, found unconscious in swimming hole

A young boy has died after he was found unconscious at a popular swimming hole. The seven-year-old boy was found submerged at a popular swimming hole in the Blue Mountains. He was initially with family at Jellybean Pool at Glenbrook when he went missing and they raised the alarm. NSW Police found the boy in the Blue Mountains National Park ...

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South Australia records just one new COVID-19 case as cluster grows

South Australia recorded just one new COVID-19 case overnight. The cluster has now reached 20 with Premier Steven Marshall warning there are thousands of more tests being done. “The good news is that overnight there’s been just one new infection,” Mr Marshall said on ABC radio. “The advice was go hard and go early, and get on top of this ...

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Queensland defeat NSW in the first State of Origin round

Queensland thrashed NSW in the first State of Origin round on Wednesday night. The game was played in front of 25,218 fans at Adelaide Oval and left some spectators upset with the 18 -14 score at full time. It seemed the game was in NSW’s favour as they lead the first half 10-0 but that was short lived when QLD ...

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Teenage boy bitten by shark

A teenage boy has been bitten multiple times by a shark. The 13-year-old was at Town Beach at Port Macquarie on the NSW mid-north coast before 6am on Monday. A shark then attacked the young teenager on his foot, finger and upper arm. Paramedics rushed to the scene and treated the boy before he was taken to Port Macquarie Base ...

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Australia records zero community transmission of COVID-19

Australia has finally recorded zero community transmission cases for the first time in five months. In the space of 24 hours from Friday 8pm to Saturday 8pm, the country recorded zero cases which were locally acquired. The last time the country recorded zero transmission of COVID-19 was on June 9. All cases recorded on Sunday are already in quarantine undertaking ...

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Hunt for man who punched five-year-old in the face

A hunt is underway for a man who punched a five-year-old boy in the face. The child was with his older brother and grandmother in Glebe, south-west of Sydney’s CBD about 4.20pm on Tuesday when he was attacked. The children were walking while holding on their grandmother’s hand when the man, who is unknown to them, punched the five-year-old boy ...

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Australia is the greatest multicultural nation in the world.

Immigration has been a key pillar of our economic and social success and will continue to be a big part of our future. While the COVID-19 pandemic has tested all Australians, I believe the business incentives in the 2020-21 Budget will especially support our hard-working multicultural communities who have always demonstrated such strong entrepreneurialism. Our multicultural communities and citizens are ...

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Shaoquett Moselmane: Warrant on NSW Labor MP mentioned a wheelchair charity helper as part of covert Wechat group

A Chinese-Australian man has been named as a member of a suspicious WeChat group in the warrant used by the AFP on NSW Labor MP Shaoquett Moselmane. Natalie O’Brien, Senior Reporter, News Corp Australia Network. A Chinese Australian man named as a member of a suspicious WeChat group in the warrant used by the Australian Federal Police to raid the ...

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Beirut explosion.

Beirut: Explosion The Hon.Jason Clare MP Anyone with Lebanese blood in their veins lives with the heartache of what’s happened to Lebanon over the last few decades—the civil war, the bombings, the violence, the assassinations, the interference of foreign powers, the influx of refugees, the corruption, the virus and now this. Anyone with Lebanese blood in their veins won’t forget ...

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