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News in Italian Friday 18 September 2020

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Our 9am news bulletin (in Italian).

The international arrivals limit is expected to be a major subject of discussion at a National Cabinet meeting today.

Australians stranded overseas are waiting to see if state and territory leaders will agree to the Prime Minister's plan to increase the cap on international arrivals.

New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland are keen accept an extra 500 people each week.

Other stories:

  • This weekend Italians prepare to vote on a referendum to cut the number of Members of Parliament;
  • An investigation into human rights abuses and election fraud launched in Belarus,
  • In sport: AC Milan def. Shamrock Rovers to progress to stage three of Europa League; Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski wins the 18th stage of the Tour the France, while Slovenian Primož Roglič keeps control of the yellow jersey.

More than 27,000 Australians are stranded overseas.

Also on the agenda, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to unveil a $2 billion extension of the COVID-19 emergency response.

It will allow Telehealth and home delivery of medicine services to be extended to March next year.

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People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 metres away from others. Check your state’s restrictions on gathering limits.

If you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, stay home and arrange a test by calling your doctor or contact the Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.

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