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Virtual reality and its potential in crime scene tours - @LawReportRN with @damien_carrick https://t.co/6TxegW5jw2The women's 4x100 metre relay team won Australia's first Gold Medal in the pool - breaking their own world record.… https://t.co/ZSwB8uaLNBAre the Olympics bringing people back to free-to-air? - Talking TV with @michaelbodey https://t.co/DbZpLQ13NnChildren as young as 10 face jail and there are growing calls to #RaiseTheAge to 14. A year ago, a meeting of Aust… https://t.co/CzHCtEpYlaAriarne Titmus is the first Australian to win Olympic gold in the women's 400 metre freestyle in almost half a cent… https://t.co/5KXLNsU05mThere are calls for vaccine generosity as NSW records two more deaths. Infection control expert Prof… https://t.co/HDdBMy2CcrLabor's not going to the election with a high tax message - Politics with @CroweDM https://t.co/fFr4ZNaCJkLabor will support the 3rd stage tax cuts and has formally dumped changes to negative gearing and capital gains tha… https://t.co/AzsU3UcvaIShould homes with solar panels be charged if they pump electricity into the grid during times when there's already… https://t.co/0cdhREGw9nIran's water crisis provides a warning for other countries - The Backstory with @MatthewBevan https://t.co/IaUFbNzV9HOur Co-Chair @AxCheryl on @RNBreakfast right now: "there is a lack of political will to look at the benefits of… https://t.co/x7exdiQX4b
Retweeted by RN Breakfast @MarylouiseMcla1 "Any 20-39 year old needs the greatest protection from symptomatic [infection], and that's Pfizer,… https://t.co/TZmO3xqPag @MarylouiseMcla1 "If we can go to hotspots such as Victoria and NSW, and dampen down that risk [of leaks] by focusi… https://t.co/9V6oPLrROH @MarylouiseMcla1 "We need all the [Pfizer] doses from around Australia to go to Victoria and NSW because they repre… https://t.co/UUVjKm2hus @MarylouiseMcla1 Professor @MarylouiseMcla1, UNSW infection control expert, says we need to implement real-time ant… https://t.co/0Jvn1ryKdx"It's probably a bit late to start putting in harder lockdown [in NSW]," says Professor @MarylouiseMcla1, UNSW infe… https://t.co/L5VWLm2yrv @SenKatyG On dropping negative gearing concessions: "We will be focusing on the supply on the affordable and socia… https://t.co/S1W0eMjdlX @SenKatyG Where would the money come from? "We wouldn't bury billions of dollars in the budget to splash around to… https://t.co/0diWwng3Rv @SenKatyG Why do people earning $200k+ need a tax cut? "We've faced a recession, we've faced a pandemic, and we be… https://t.co/drIqmUYpQTLabor has committed to 3rd stage tax cuts and dumped changes to negative gearing and capital gains. "This is about… https://t.co/MltaNRQfGNTobacco giant Philip Morris says it wants to phase out traditional cigarettes within the next 10 years and offer le… https://t.co/Mdb8j0VSfLMore than 50 specialist Australian firefighters are travelling to Canada to help exhausted and overstretched fire s… https://t.co/CEGOEnaNPXThe UN is closely monitoring the escalating crisis in Tunisia after the President sacked the Prime Minister and sus… https://t.co/defT31IOIZThis morning: - @SenKatyG, Shadow Finance Minister - Professor of Epidemiology @MarylouiseMcla1, member of the… https://t.co/KaxGemOXsMThe Prime Minister says the Government is quickly making up lost ground after a difficult start to Australia's vacc… https://t.co/CE2BsjS385A group of seasonal workers from Samoa has found a beautiful way to say thank you to their hotel quarantine hosts. https://t.co/stNnJWTHocTikTok is one of the world's fastest growing social media platforms. But analysts warn the platform's algorithm is… https://t.co/NsgWK1mtOfThe swimmers have delivered Australia's first medals of the Tokyo Olympics, with the women's 4x100 metre freestyle… https://t.co/EcKIEX9cns
7/26
2021
https://t.co/UouoxM54PRhttps://t.co/bf9RjzXSJEhttps://t.co/r0KnSurOvxPolitical gridlock, institutional decay and vested interests thwarting tough policy reforms - Monday Finance with… https://t.co/oIVwby9o6KThe rings, the flame, the torch, the oath, the Marathon. We treat these as though they're ancient traditions... but… https://t.co/rX0ZHsibjd
Retweeted by RN BreakfastThe majority of Australian consumers believe ethical fashion is important, but most of us are failing to follow thr… https://t.co/tnoTPRxBVa"It's clear now that there's more severe disease in younger people and even in children. This virus grows to a leve… https://t.co/wGmU32fk3N"One dose of Pfizer will protect you 90% or better from being hospitalised with COVID," says Immunologist and Nobel… https://t.co/pHS5mU6raS"It is an issue, but it is not a breakout. It is not the circumstances we see in other countries around us, and eve… https://t.co/SPJwVMqGTc"Nothing is a perfect outcome, nothing is a perfect front," says @Barnaby_Joyce. "It's how you manage it on a mac… https://t.co/Xe3nDZ2k7CSydney lockdown looks set to continue for 6 weeks, with the NSW Government modelling the financial cost of keeping… https://t.co/4Y34CgBuDq"Climate change is the biggest threat to our reef, but it's also the biggest threat to 28 other reefs around the wo… https://t.co/MUVhzJI3yH"You can describe that as "lobbying" or my efforts as "diplomatic" but we won our case by massive consensus by the… https://t.co/vV5bAGjVsyUNESCO has given Australia another 8 months to upgrade its protection of the Great Barrier Reef. "There should be… https://t.co/QMwB4jJpQT"You can describe that as "lobbying" or my efforts as "diplomatic" but we won our case by massive consensus by the… https://t.co/N0i0xVgLXz
Retweeted by RN Breakfast#AFG “Kabul is the wounded soul and heart of the country that is bleeding," @bsarwary tells @frankelly08 on… https://t.co/U1eTM3Ftq1
Retweeted by RN BreakfastAfghanistan's government has imposed a night time curfew over most of the country, in a bid to prevent the Taliban… https://t.co/Qv1F4TLbrGAre lockdowns the most potent weapon to combat a Delta outbreak? - Health with @normanswan https://t.co/nsDZW5caVKThis morning: - Deputy Prime Minister @Barnaby_Joyce - Immunologist and Nobel laureate @ProfPCDoherty - Enviro… https://t.co/iYiJ7ipK1q
7/25
2021
Some of the stunning blooms from the Western Australian outback, which is awash with wildflowers after bumper autum… https://t.co/4y0GEycKBM @HadfieldWarwick met Maria Takolander a decade ago when hosting a forum on poetry as research. Listen to Maria Ta… https://t.co/5GfrtTU864 @pjg2f @GrogsGamut @BackgroundBrief Should be fixed now!U.S Rockers, the Foo Fighters have released a new album, inspired by the latest documentary about the kings of disc… https://t.co/XEbshDb71DThe Western Australian outback is awash with colour as the state experiences a bumper wildflower season. Good rain… https://t.co/FF1cSjNijUHow did sulphur-crested cockatoos learn to open bins? - Science with @jjbw https://t.co/hbcUNVaW5L
7/23
2021
Unmasking one of Australia's most shocking right-wing trolls - @BackgroundBrief https://t.co/dGzlQ8YFMxThe #Tokyo2021 Olympics are finally underway and organisers must be hoping that the Opening Ceremony will shift the… https://t.co/femFBAeDWsPM's vaccine apology shows he's in trouble and knows it - Politics with @David_Speers https://t.co/I4gojZU0U9Health experts are urging Australians, particularly in the older age groups, to get vaccinated with whatever is ava… https://t.co/807SYzAC3XThe government is bringing forward plans to allow more pharmacies to administer AstraZeneca. @PharmGuildAus welcom… https://t.co/bEhnAFvovaLong battle over Nord Stream 2 pipeline ends with Biden-Merkel deal - The Backstory with @MatthewBevan https://t.co/sgvvRuKdXWA new book from two New York Times journalists probes the hardest five years in Facebook's history, as it struggled… https://t.co/9pvpfju0rLRic Charlesworth, @zalisteggall and @TraceyLeeHolmes have all backed John Coates's comments to @AnnastaciaMP, sayin… https://t.co/kvgmTGbGpk
Retweeted by RN BreakfastTime to switch on your brain for this Friday's brainteaser 🤓 https://t.co/gn0SKGoaGD
Retweeted by RN Breakfast @RACGPPresident "NSW looks like it's in for a long and extended lockdown, sadly," says Dr Karen Price, @RACGPPresident. @RACGPPresident On looming TGA approval for vaccines for children: "My understanding is it's going to be, first up… https://t.co/O0QpryarKe @RACGPPresident Dr Karen Price, @RACGPPresident says it's important for over 60s to get their AstraZeneca vaccine.… https://t.co/yEZHApmIQT"[Pharmacists] have done their modules, as we have, and have been trained specifically in allergic reactions. They'… https://t.co/Ixa0bfdKDa @PharmGuildAus "We would've liked to come on board earlier. We would've had far higher vaccination rates, both firs… https://t.co/2ZnRXXiCwZ @PharmGuildAus Trent Twomey, National President of @PharmGuildAus, says Australians can get their COVID vaccine at… https://t.co/LdoKTFIPj2 @PharmGuildAus "The 35,000 pharmacists in Australia - we're the medicines experts, that's what we've done decade wo… https://t.co/3VkC8qiLwK"Hesitancy is the number 1 barrier to Australians being immunised," says Trent Twomey, National President of @PharmGuildAus.The International Olympic Committee is insisting the isolation bubble at the Tokyo games is yet to be burst, despit… https://t.co/iDeZMkkVwQSoutheast Asia is emerging as a battlefield for one of the world's worst COVID-19 outbreaks, due to the fast-spread… https://t.co/ue46Fa9KR9COVID infections in NSW continue to hit record levels, despite the imposition of stage 4 lockdown measures.… https://t.co/CrtxruyZVE @Sydney_Uni "The old model of traditional contact tracing and getting the number of new cases down to 0 (...) we're… https://t.co/37unxn4omtIs COVID out of control in Sydney? "It's pretty close," says Prof Joel Negin, Head of the School of Public Health… https://t.co/KCQImVtVETThis morning with @sallyjsara: - Trent Twomey, National President of @PharmGuildAus - Dr Karen Price,… https://t.co/l8x519vqLv
7/22
2021
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of 'Choice Cuts', the third album by The Masters Apprentices. Much of the alb… https://t.co/BAshPw864FM. Night Shyamalan's new thriller, 'Old' - Film with @jdrrr https://t.co/NbW1tEyqmTBorder closures have created a new form of protectionism - The Economists https://t.co/tUi7ivTDSDIn the last year, life expectancy in the United States has declined by a year and a half - the sharpest drop since… https://t.co/r6oeX8X8om @JulieLeask As Australia confronts lockdowns in three states, Scott Morrison says he's repeatedly urged the vaccine… https://t.co/nYiyyiTA5tThe #Tokyo2020 games have kicked off but there have already been positive cases detected inside the athlete's villa… https://t.co/592DUX4EGDVaccine delays being blamed "fairly and squarely" on Scott Morrison - Politics with @PhillipCoorey https://t.co/SDh3DtBNyKFederal Sport Minister @richardmcolbeck says Queensland will deliver the 2032 Olympics on a cut price budget of $5… https://t.co/xuJxqGDAiZScott Morrison says its regrettable that the vaccine rollout is behind schedule and has accepted responsibility for… https://t.co/Fe8oSIiWb9 @JulieLeask "I think the communication has been wanting all the way along," says @JulieLeask, Sydney Uni School of… https://t.co/wgUoWWxh9z"[Scott Morrison] wants the utilisation of the AstraZeneca vaccine to be greater," says @JulieLeask, Adjunct Profes… https://t.co/GYY1g8RR04Can Brisbane buck the trend of Olympic economic failure? - The Backstory with @MatthewBevan https://t.co/tN9j3KppF0Rio Tinto has agreed to fund an independent environmental and human rights impact assessment of its former copper a… https://t.co/6pIo4TS161 @richardmcolbeck "I think we all would've preferred that we didn't have the issues that we've seen occur with the A… https://t.co/mjoygDF3w5 @richardmcolbeck "If we hadn't been here [in Tokyo], I don't think yesterday would've happened the way that it did,… https://t.co/1hD4CDuyY5On #Brisbane2032's estimated $5 billion cost: "The infrastructure we're going to be building is largely infrastruc… https://t.co/tL4BBWALo7As France country battles a new surge in infections, anyone who wants access to bars, restaurants, shopping centres… https://t.co/DP1JrbQLjh @KKeneally On the modern manufacturing initiative: "[Morrison] will have sole discretion. He's even bypassing the… https://t.co/0SzAOwWYnx @KKeneally "The Prime Minister is putting unfair pressure on ATAGI," says @KKeneally, Labor's spokesperson for Gove… https://t.co/WwPseYjTTc @KKeneally On the "it's not a race" comments: "Yesterday [Morrison] stood up and bold-faced lied. He said he was… https://t.co/HwC6uukrf6"[Scott Morrison] says he takes responsibility but in the very next breath, he finds a long list of other people to… https://t.co/kueGDsNzZrBrisbane will become the third Australian city to host the Olympic Games. #Brisbane2032 is estimated to cost over… https://t.co/xdIej2wTrkThis morning: - Sports Minister @richardmcolbeck - @JulieLeask, Adjunct Professor at the Sydney University Schoo… https://t.co/8toB9563tyArchbishop Desmond Tutu could become a living saint - @ABCReligion https://t.co/k4MSoFHdOR
7/21
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