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While regular people are on their doorsteps and balconies clapping for medical workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic, comedian Greta Lee Jackson has taken the time to remind us all who the real heroes of this crisis are: Celebrities.
Australia’s highest court has tossed the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty of historic child sex crime and sentenced to six years in prison. The ex-Vatican treasurer was once a close aide to Pope Francis.
Australia has become one of the latest countries to close its borders to non-residents in an attempt to stem the coronavirus outbreak. A similar move was also announced by their neighbors in New Zealand.
Australia’s minister for home affairs, Peter Dutton, has announced that he has contracted coronavirus. The senior Australian official said that he has been hospitalized.
While Australian politicians are calling for ever more "draconian" social-distancing measures to tackle Covid-19, including school closures and axing public gatherings, a message in the sky provides a somewhat calmer suggestion.
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks has become the latest high-profile victim of Covid-19, announcing on social media that he and his wife were feeling under the weather before they tested positive for the virus in Australia.
Despite being a pillar of the media Down Under, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) is soon to be closed, saying it is “no longer viable to continue” and blaming the journalistic market being flooded by free digital media.
A troupe of three baboons escaped a medical research facility in a Sydney hospital late Tuesday afternoon, after the lock on the door of the the animals’ transport vehicle reportedly failed.
Two people were killed and several others injured when a Sydney-Melbourne passenger train with 160 people on board derailed near the town of Wallan.