Crunch time for Narrabri’s coal seam gas project approval | Landline

It’s crunch time for the big Narrabri coal seam gas project in the north west of NSW. It’s more than 50 years since the first gas well was sunk in the region. Now the state’s independent planning commission is about to decide if the $3.6B project should be approved. Read more here: https://ab.co/2CfCFrd For more … Read more Crunch time for Narrabri’s coal seam gas project approval | Landline

Teenagers who breached Queensland border rules receive negative coronavirus test results | ABC News

The COVID-19 test results of two teenagers who travelled to Queensland and were detained yesterday, have come back negative as the state records no new cases of coronavirus overnight. Read more here: https://ab.co/31JMG93 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more Teenagers who breached Queensland border rules receive negative coronavirus test results | ABC News

A gangland killer says Nicola Gobbo has more to fear from Police than criminals | ABC News

A convicted killer and former client of barrister turned informer Nicola Gobbo said many underworld players wish her harm but he’s not one of them. Read more here: https://ab.co/2DUh8Vo For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper … Read more A gangland killer says Nicola Gobbo has more to fear from Police than criminals | ABC News

China accused of carrying out political purge in Hong Kong under new security law | ABC News

China has been accused of carrying out a political purge in Hong Kong after more pro-democracy campaigners were arrested. All have been taken into custody under the new security law, which Australia says is eroding people’s fundamental rights. Other activists fear they could be next but many Hong Kong residents are continuing to defy Beijing. … Read more China accused of carrying out political purge in Hong Kong under new security law | ABC News

Government insists pandemic aged care plans in place, admits communication problems | ABC News

Aged care homes account for more than two-thirds of coronavirus deaths. The Federal Government, which controls them, insists that plans have been in place to manage the pandemic since the start. However it does admit there have been big communication problems within the agency that regulates all facilities nationally, and blurry lines of responsibility within … Read more Government insists pandemic aged care plans in place, admits communication problems | ABC News

Defence Minister disputes Andrews’s claim ADF not offered to help run hotel quarantine | ABC News

Australia’s Defence Minister Linda Reynolds rebuts Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, after he told a parliamentary committee that he didn’t believe ADF personnel were on offer to assist with hotel quarantine security. Read more here: https://ab.co/33NMHLK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more Defence Minister disputes Andrews’s claim ADF not offered to help run hotel quarantine | ABC News

Banks attract strong buying for the second day in a row | Finance Report

The local share market fit a five-month high today as banks attracted strong buying for the second day in a row. Alan Kohler has today’s finance report. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/business/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE … Read more Banks attract strong buying for the second day in a row | Finance Report

NSW records worst coronavirus day in four months with 25 new infections | ABC News

Key decisions at a Western Sydney aged care home where 17 residents died after contracting coronavirus were delayed because of “dysfunction” and bureaucratic squabbling between state and Commonwealth governments, a royal commission has heard. Read more here: https://ab.co/2DJr30v For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more NSW records worst coronavirus day in four months with 25 new infections | ABC News

Response to Newmarch House coronavirus outbreak delayed by ‘dysfunction’ commission hears | ABC News

Key decisions at a Western Sydney aged care home where 17 residents died after contracting coronavirus were delayed because of “dysfunction” and bureaucratic squabbling between state and Commonwealth governments, a royal commission has heard. Read more here: https://ab.co/2DJr30v For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Response to Newmarch House coronavirus outbreak delayed by ‘dysfunction’ commission hears | ABC News

Lebanon’s Government quits as protests continue over deadly Beirut explosion | ABC News

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab and his Government resign in the wake of the deadly blast that ripped through Beirut last week, as the death toll from the incident climbs above 200. Image AP: Hassan Ammar Read more here: https://ab.co/2XS5yBA For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more Lebanon’s Government quits as protests continue over deadly Beirut explosion | ABC News

Canberra mother gives birth in sub-zero weather in hospital car park | ABC News

For one Canberra family, 2020 just became a lot more memorable. Mother of two, Sam Noorhuis, managed to deliver her newest baby in pretty chilly conditions in a Canberra car park. But the story didn’t end there. For more good news stories: https://ab.co/2PH2L9F For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Canberra mother gives birth in sub-zero weather in hospital car park | ABC News

Frontline healthcare workers say thank you to Melburnians | 7.30

Life for Melburnians at the moment is very tough, and while there have been disappointing stories about people refusing to wear masks or breaking curfew, the vast majority continues doing the right thing and that’s a benefit to all of us. That’s why Victoria’s frontline healthcare workers are sending a simple message to every Melburnian: … Read more Frontline healthcare workers say thank you to Melburnians | 7.30

Melbourne’s second coronavirus shutdown sees businesses closing for good | 7.30

Victoria’s latest lockdown is a huge drag on the national economy. This time around more industries are directly affected, with construction and many retail operators now forced to either close or drastically change the way they operate. Many of them won’t survive it, as Carrington Clarke reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Melbourne’s second coronavirus shutdown sees businesses closing for good | 7.30

Casey Briggs on Victoria’s deadliest day, NSW numbers increasing and world cases | ABC News

ABC analyst Casey Briggs looks into Victoria’s coronavirus statistics in light of the state’s deadliest day of the pandemic so far. Read more here: https://ab.co/2DWEs4Q For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News … Read more Casey Briggs on Victoria’s deadliest day, NSW numbers increasing and world cases | ABC News

How important is it to clean surfaces during the coronavirus pandemic? | 7.30

There’s still a question about how we actually catch coronavirus and there’s a debate about whether deep cleans are necessary. Dr Norman Swan takes a look. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC … Read more How important is it to clean surfaces during the coronavirus pandemic? | 7.30