California’s famed Napa Valley wine region under threat from major wildfire | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “California’s famed Napa Valley wine region under threat from major wildfire | ABC News” – below is their description. Northern California’s wine country is on fire again as strong winds fan flames, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of 50,000 people. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News (Australia) YouTube … Read more California’s famed Napa Valley wine region under threat from major wildfire | ABC News

Melbourne starts on the long road out of lockdown | 7.30

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Melbourne starts on the long road out of lockdown | 7.30” – below is their description. With the number of new COVID-19 cases falling, Melbourne is beginning the long road out of lockdown. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they … Read more Melbourne starts on the long road out of lockdown | 7.30

Prime Minister Scott Morrison attacks Maritime Union over pay dispute | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Prime Minister Scott Morrison attacks Maritime Union over pay dispute | ABC News” – below is their description. Joined by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, the Prime Minister discussed hotel quarantine, the industrial dispute at Sydney’s Port Botany, lockdown in Victoria, and the upcoming October Budget. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC … Read more Prime Minister Scott Morrison attacks Maritime Union over pay dispute | ABC News

ABC analyst Casey Briggs examines the data behind 1 million global coronavirus deaths | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “ABC analyst Casey Briggs examines the data behind 1 million global coronavirus deaths | ABC News” – below is their description. The biggest pandemic in 100 years has notched up another milestone: a million deaths around the world. The death toll hit 100,000 in mid April as … Read more ABC analyst Casey Briggs examines the data behind 1 million global coronavirus deaths | ABC News

Who decided to use private security in Victoria hotel quarantine? | 7.30

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Who decided to use private security in Victoria hotel quarantine? | 7.30” – below is their description. After weeks of evidence, the inquiry into Victoria’s hotel quarantine has still not answered the critical question – who decided to use private security? Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around … Read more Who decided to use private security in Victoria hotel quarantine? | 7.30

Claims man running program for troubled kids in the NT fabricated Aboriginal origin story | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Claims man running program for troubled kids in the NT fabricated Aboriginal origin story | ABC News” – below is their description. Allan Brahminy claims he was abandoned on a riverbank as a baby by his biological mother and adopted by an Indigenous family. It’s the story … Read more Claims man running program for troubled kids in the NT fabricated Aboriginal origin story | ABC News

David Attenborough urges the world to act on climate change | 7.30

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “David Attenborough urges the world to act on climate change | 7.30” – below is their description. Naturalist and documentary maker Sir David Attenborough is on an urgent mission – convincing the world to take action on climate change. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock … Read more David Attenborough urges the world to act on climate change | 7.30

#LIVE: 7 more deaths and 10 new coronavirus cases in Victoria | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “#LIVE: 7 more deaths and 10 new coronavirus cases in Victoria | ABC News” – below is their description. Metropolitan Melbourne’s 14-day average for coronavirus cases continues to fall today, dropping to just 18.2 — down from 20.3 yesterday. ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel Got a comment? … Read more #LIVE: 7 more deaths and 10 new coronavirus cases in Victoria | ABC News

Australian video game makers get a cash splash to boost production | News Breakfast

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Australian video game makers get a cash splash to boost production | News Breakfast” – below is their description. While much of the arts sector has taken a massive hit this year, it has been an entirely different story for the video game sector. The South Australian … Read more Australian video game makers get a cash splash to boost production | News Breakfast

Cardinal George Pell returns to Rome for first time since convictions quashed | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Cardinal George Pell returns to Rome for first time since convictions quashed | ABC News” – below is their description. Cardinal George Pell has departed Sydney for Rome, his first visit since 2017 when he was accused of child sexual abuse charges. A spokeswoman for the Archdiocese … Read more Cardinal George Pell returns to Rome for first time since convictions quashed | ABC News

Victoria records 10 new cases of COVID-19, seven deaths | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Victoria records 10 new cases of COVID-19, seven deaths | ABC News” – below is their description. Victoria has recorded 10 new coronavirus cases overnight, as metropolitan Melbourne’s 14-day daily new cases average has continued to fall. The city’s rolling daily case average is now 18.2 — … Read more Victoria records 10 new cases of COVID-19, seven deaths | ABC News

Dr Norman Swan on eliminating COVID and the role of sharks in a vaccine | News Breakfast

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Dr Norman Swan on eliminating COVID and the role of sharks in a vaccine | News Breakfast” – below is their description. As Victoria’s new case numbers decline, the host of the ABC’s Coronacast podcast Dr Norman Swan talks about whether elimination is a realistic goal. He … Read more Dr Norman Swan on eliminating COVID and the role of sharks in a vaccine | News Breakfast

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim willing to fight for leadership | The World

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim willing to fight for leadership | The World” – below is their description. Despite Malaysia’s Prime Minister securing a win in elections in the state of Sabah, he still has to contend with a possible challenge from opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who … Read more Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim willing to fight for leadership | The World

Eight more covid-19 cases in Port Hedland hotel quarantine from Patricia Oldendorff ship | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Eight more covid-19 cases in Port Hedland hotel quarantine from Patricia Oldendorff ship | ABC News” – below is their description. Another eight crew members from a bulk carrier anchored off Western Australia’s north coast have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total number of cases from … Read more Eight more covid-19 cases in Port Hedland hotel quarantine from Patricia Oldendorff ship | ABC News

Democrat Joe Biden holds large lead over President Donald Trump on national polling | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Democrat Joe Biden holds large lead over President Donald Trump on national polling | ABC News” – below is their description. As the United States enters the home straight of the race to the White House, Democratic challenger Joe Biden holds a consistent and large lead over … Read more Democrat Joe Biden holds large lead over President Donald Trump on national polling | ABC News

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