Midday bulletin 21 October 2021

Another spike in COVID-19 infections in Victoria, as the state prepares to lift lockdown restrictions from tonight; Gladys Berejiklian to front a corruption...
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Labor’s foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong says concerns around the safety of Afghans spoke to the need for more to be done to secure their safety.

AM bulletin 21 October 2021

The last day of Melbourne's sixth lockdown as Victoria closes in on its 70 per cent vaccination target, a guilty plea over the United States' deadliest high...
A survey of 88,000 Australians has found nearly 40% are at risk of developing osteoporosis, and it’s not just affecting the elderly.
Fossil fuels will be a major theme of the COP-26 conference in Glasgow, and Australia's reliance on coal is likely to be scrutinised.
Foodbank Australia's annual Hunger Report has found one in six adults in Australia hasn't had enough to eat in the last year.
It means Australia can move to the next stage of its re-opening plan as each state and territory reaches the 70 per cent target.

PM bulletin 20 October 2021

Former New South Wales Premier Mike Baird tells a corruption inquiry Gladys Berejiklian should have told him about her relationship with Daryl Maguire; tourism...
Those governments now have to make the decision to either remain locked down or open up.

Midday bulletin 20 October 2021

Two men killed in a shooting in Sydney's south-west; the Greens call for greater ambition on climate change and in sport, Australia toughens its stance on vaccine...
A daily five-minute news wrap for English learners
A few hours' drive south of the COP26 summit, in the English town of Whitehaven, plans are being considered to build a new deep coal mine - the UK’s first in 30...
The island of Samsø produces more renewable energy from wind turbines than it uses, and its residents are adopting all kinds of new technology

AM Bulletin 20 October 2021

The Liberals support a 2050 net emissions cut but the Nationals are yet to back the proposal; The family of a missing girl in Western Australia still...