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Melburnians eager to chase the sunshine have flocked to parks and beaches in a 'game changer' for parents and their… https://t.co/d2xjasiyjUWe are underway at the Gabba for #AFLLionsBlues as Carlton say farewell to Kade Simpson and Brisbane aim to keep th… https://t.co/ikgrBfsYPx
Retweeted by The Age'Game changer': Melburnians seek the sun after restrictions ease https://t.co/DW9SHBFrpi PHOTOS @byPennyStephens… https://t.co/j3n3CuBlDi
Retweeted by The AgePublic rants have been a feature of lockdown life, especially in Victoria, but they do not help people cope with pa… https://t.co/g1z3TZw53N"It has always been quite prominent in my mind how you can go from a hip-hop beat, in one breath across to clap sti… https://t.co/6sTzRt4yZEBrett Ratten is the first coach to guide St Kilda into the finals since Ross Lyon in 2011. His career and life jour… https://t.co/p8l384ur6o
Retweeted by The AgeA portrait of an artist that took generations to create |ANALYSIS https://t.co/U1VIQZddnCRio's first attempt at a response to the Juukan Gorge blast was not going to satisfy. A chorus of investors was say… https://t.co/StLtspmeRqWe are underway at Adelaide Oval for #AFLCrowsTigers . Follow all the action live as Richmond look to secure a top-… https://t.co/q8ndTWsmuk
Retweeted by The Age'Race of truth': Richie Porte ready to suffer in last-gasp bid for the podium RUPERT GUINNESS reports #TDF2020 https://t.co/XSjcWBZNG2
Retweeted by The AgeNews Just In ... Steele Sidebottom decides to stay in Victoria, won't play again in 2020 https://t.co/pYm1GsR74t
Retweeted by The AgeFinal quarter underway and Melbourne lead Essendon by 28 points. Follow all the action live right here… https://t.co/SYrw6wZ90D
Retweeted by The AgeGinsburg's death shakes up an already dramatic election, writes US correspondent @KnottMatthew |ANALYSIS https://t.co/MbaB2Hg0MDPolice chase anti-lockdown protesters out of suburban park https://t.co/EZ5cAyZMVUWhat do former premiers and prime ministers think about Daniel Andrews and his handling of the COVID-19 crisis? |AN… https://t.co/2cezn7Ea1yThe battle between the federal government and the superannuation sector is far from over https://t.co/Ynv9SiBcAeThe last time Victoria recorded a lower number of new daily infections was on June 24, when the state recorded 20 i… https://t.co/AOql9ePrDzHundreds of endangered aquatic animals that were taken from ash-clogged East Gippsland rivers to 'intensive care' i… https://t.co/HJW9QRw0ry
9/19
2020
Stalwart US Supreme Court liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died aged 87 https://t.co/KF56x56wWMMy mother hasn’t passed, or passed on, or gone to a better place. She is not lost; we know exactly where she is. Un… https://t.co/ewzVmixebkReed Hastings, the man who built the world’s most successful TV streaming service (and changed the way we entertain… https://t.co/rVyfJ3hII4Encouraging people to visit busy beaches at low tide when there's more room and promoting lesser-known destinations… https://t.co/5oQJjUMaUHForty laneways will be flooded with light, music and art installations to help revitalise the CBD this summer as pa… https://t.co/ny4hwnwfCVStates will be encouraged to spend money as fast as possible to revive the economy in a federal budget plan to buil… https://t.co/zDnij8qhhOThe front page of the Saturday Age for September 19, 2020. Read more news online here: https://t.co/jI69MmqQE4 https://t.co/WE8bFtIMtKBudget wait for JobSeeker boost, but supplement likely for new year |EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/qdNYV2WAtQThere will be no anxious weekend of waiting for St Kilda, who booked their first finals berth since 2011, but the G… https://t.co/QjtJMqWc2aMisery for Giants as Saints march into finals https://t.co/boPxCUnURC
Retweeted by The AgeThe Australian lawyer representing Julian Assange, has told his extradition hearing the Trump Administration offere… https://t.co/swA4jfjlFyThe virus spread from returned travellers quarantined in the Rydges on Swanston and the Stamford Plaza hotels to mo… https://t.co/KZ1EHUR2WnIt’s hard to unite Melburnians, it’s a city of many different communities and subcultures. Right now, we are also a… https://t.co/Wq6VAWAAxFMy story, just published: Up creek, can paddle: Rescued river creatures back home after blazes https://t.co/1hlIOkrDWn
Retweeted by The AgeTens of thousands of elderly Victorians face a lonely summer with the state’s aged care homes to remain in some for… https://t.co/bAHR2sgc4SVictoria Police, Gobbo accuse royal commission QC of 'flagrant breach' - https://t.co/8TO1LMNQlX
Retweeted by The AgeThe Australian Signals Directorate's shock decision to sever ties with professor John Blaxland has raised concern a… https://t.co/BkPEvnlLUhA scholarship for Australia's best young musical theatre talent has been cancelled after being accused of unconscio… https://t.co/I26pnHsVHbHundreds of endangered aquatic animals that were taken from ash-clogged East Gippsland rivers to 'intensive care' i… https://t.co/3rPkvieOgxThe latest pay cheque is down from the prior year's $9.9 million and a far cry from the $24 million Mr Joyce took h… https://t.co/tuLPv4qW16Daw open to a new AFL club @petryan https://t.co/CUWV3FBg8k
Retweeted by The AgeExpats locked out of Australia are questioning why a British billionaire television host was allowed to fly into th… https://t.co/0sKM77Smn6We're all Schittheads now: how the world fell (slowly) for Schitt's Creek https://t.co/fiROR3wOpe'We are country towns': Communities call for release from metro Melbourne https://t.co/XZz9W99sP5'Where are they going?': inside Melbourne's haircut underground https://t.co/70dW5GZJZqFollowing a 'hack' of Tony Abbott's Qantas account, experts are again warning against posting tickets online. https://t.co/bJxscxPObyThe AFL has dramatically intervened in the contentious issue of long-term coaching contracts, determined to put an… https://t.co/cElJMLzRZu
Retweeted by The AgeNew studies are adding to the mystery of blood groups, writes science reporter @liammannix. https://t.co/mApesrbdolSpending on skincare is down, but sales of coffee machines have gone through the roof, and the humble white cask wi… https://t.co/rzts3vhdPZPeople have described Biden as the "lesser of two evils". They don't find the 77-year old especially inspiring but… https://t.co/BcpbY8nrcPBREAKING: Residents in Melbourne's south-east who visited other households in breach of stage four lockdown restric… https://t.co/0RCDm7zwdZIt's no secret that as the coronavirus pandemic drastically changed how we live, it also changed how we shop. After… https://t.co/DtjP4hrgEGWATCH #LIVE: Premier @DanielAndrewsMP is delivering a #coronavirus update, as a new poll shows support for… https://t.co/6DANvy1QvXWhat will we wear when this is all over? Will we ever again get truly, capital-D dressed? This week, some answers b… https://t.co/av8GvwJsqN"This time 11 months ago I was in a mental institution in my hospital room and had hit rock bottom basically. I had… https://t.co/JICHFM82evBREAKING: Victoria has recorded 45 new cases of #COVID19 and five more deaths. It comes as the number of global cas… https://t.co/s7OxZXAkri
9/18
2020
The Victorian government has promised to set up suburban contact tracing hubs but hasn't said when. Experts say the… https://t.co/wSHHgEEY4QAs the university prepares to shed 450 jobs in response to lost revenue, more than 200 professors who sit on its ac… https://t.co/FaIBYcovC4“I’m still predicting a bit less than 20 cases per day by September 28 if we continue the current fall in the 14-da… https://t.co/D1pj1c59pt"The checkpoints are a highly visible deterrent, but should not be the only reason stopping someone from travelling… https://t.co/CD1pmrms02David Jones plunged to an adjusted operating loss of $33 million, a massive decline from last year's $37 million pr… https://t.co/Cn4YP85iNZ"There is a complete vacuum of evidence around this, which is unsatisfactory," said Arthur Moses, SC, representing… https://t.co/RDkKvJCOLFUnder a proposed code, announced by the Australian competition regulator in July, Facebook and Google will be force… https://t.co/Ri3hlL9vQ9"Why do such powerful men kill such relatively powerless ones? Because being a despot is a nervous business. Who kn… https://t.co/NmJR2GjjP3On Monday, Pendlebury will break Tony Shaw's Collingwood games record (313) and Nathan Buckley's club captaincy rec… https://t.co/NYV1yGh9AB“The reason I wanted to tell this story, was because I had very, very deep feelings about what happened to my count… https://t.co/tpyS9tuwogIt was the only gold medal Olympic Games boss Juan Antonio Samaranch presented at the Sydney games. And the only on… https://t.co/ICcyctZo1GIn central Melbourne all sorts of tree peonies have started blooming, making now the time to sit back and enjoy the… https://t.co/PCr9gENQDORestaurant owner Michelle Loielo, a member of the Liberal Party, filed the Supreme Court writ on Tuesday arguing th… https://t.co/f9zWcfNC9HVictoria's 31 boarding schools have been unable to accept new international students since COVID-19 entered Austral… https://t.co/WN1uPqWLOHBoris Johnson defended his decision to restrict social gatherings from 30 to just six people - a measure which many… https://t.co/jwdMaX1xz7"I'm surprised to be here," says Meyne Wyatt, the first time an Indigenous artist has won any of the prizes on offe… https://t.co/5A2wGljbLfTrevor Kennedy's collection tells a story of a colony where "everything was a battle, by settlers pushing further a… https://t.co/g2qMXarBnlThousands of international visa holders said they were unable to pay for food and rent and unable to qualify for so… https://t.co/0nEhws0BPPNew figures provided by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission reveal the solitary $12,000 fine was handed to n… https://t.co/mNQqcPnfkOBREAKING: Australia's unemployment rate has recovered to 6.8 per cent despite measures to limit the spread of… https://t.co/tCEA9srXdA'I don't want a second national lockdown,' Boris Johnson said. 'I think it would be completely wrong for this count… https://t.co/E9rn2PdoduNew case numbers are good⬇️, but the figure for the # of mystery cases over 14 day period has increased⬆️ by two si… https://t.co/nSr2kkCxCX
Retweeted by The AgeWATCH LIVE: Victorian Premier @DanielAndrewsMP and Deputy Premier @JamesMerlinoMP are delivering a #coronavirus upd… https://t.co/PylqmYy08m
9/17
2020
BREAKING: Victoria has recorded 28 new cases of #COVID19, the lowest daily tally in almost three months, and eight… https://t.co/fmZkxgA0M2It was only in hindsight that the CHO realised how dangerous it was for the state to use a highly casualised workfo… https://t.co/rtgEBC6ovqUnion heavyweight Bill Kelty said the state should emulate the response to its last recession 30 years ago, when an… https://t.co/1RyEL6xwx4While new car sales have dived, demand for used vehicles is now so high prices for second-hand cars have jumped 25… https://t.co/KiixVGsZ4vThe front page of The Age for Thursday, September 17, 2020. Read more news online here: https://t.co/jI69MmqQE4 https://t.co/SSi0ius2jQThe Insurance Council of Australia urged customers who cannot visit their properties during lockdown to contact the… https://t.co/9gewRP1MeTThe four-storey property is expected to fetch more than $50 million despite the scourge of the pandemic, with the v… https://t.co/TyMsxkkSIm“I am very over it. Anyone who has had braces knows how they cut into your gums and the pain you get with them as w… https://t.co/XPssqE9c6zJust 33 per cent of Australians have a favourable view of the US, down from 50 per cent a year ago. This is the low… https://t.co/YQBVB0OVOv"No one likes a dobber and I am not the first person to break this terrible secret, but people are ripping off the… https://t.co/AroLIwJDzYThe basic Apple One subscription entitles an individual to Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade access, plus 50G… https://t.co/7ooj7qJlyFThe coronavirus pandemic forced TV broadcasters to halt productions and pull programs from air, and prompted Nine,… https://t.co/qXPZ1tp4mN"The Australian Energy Market Operator says we don’t need [a 1000 gigawatt gas plant in NSW], AGL says we don’t nee… https://t.co/0zYj84G2fCBy the time her partner's coercive, controlling habits escalated to daily swearing, screaming, spitting and threats… https://t.co/wVRW0ddQfH"Things that we have been arguing for have all of a sudden become possible – like an increase in income support and… https://t.co/H3G3RPSwNmParents who send their children to Victorian government schools pay more in fees and contributions than anywhere el… https://t.co/k0fDvLXLwnBob Starkie said as well as being remembered for his music, his brother would want to be remembered for being a goo… https://t.co/hMY7JSDaubA scholarship scandal and an Oscars announcement have prompted calls for more diversity in Australian musical casti… https://t.co/OU4sh57KHJBREAKING: Yoshihide Suga has been elected as Japan's Prime Minister, becoming the country's first new leader in nea… https://t.co/GuXStr7I85From 11.59pm tonight, regional Victoria will move to step three in the government's road map out of stage four… https://t.co/HqW9baGAYgWATCH LIVE: Former deputy chief health officer Dr Annaliese van Diemen is up before the inquiry into Victoria's ill… https://t.co/q2OXZuVkSEBREAKING: A new offence carrying a fine of $4957 will be introduced in Victoria to deter people from leaving metro… https://t.co/5ncmLfP8dFA virtual choir, along with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's musicians, will deliver what has been billed as a mu… https://t.co/8tW2eNP55n
9/16
2020

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