Shane Warne names all-time Australian Test XI, big names excluded

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne named his all-time Test XI and picked Allan Border as the captain of this side. He took to Instagram to name this side and picked all the players with whom he had played during his career. “I am only picking players that I played with that is why David Warner […]

Australians face fines of up to $13,000 for ‘gathering’ with more than ONE other person from today as virus shutdown tightens – and Aussies are told there are now only four excuses for leaving home

‘But the goal should be shared and that is a business can reopen on the other side, not weighed down by excessive debts because of rental arrears, a landlord has a tenant so that they can continue into the future to be able to support the investments that they have made and banks have clients.’

Coronavirus: Australian government announces $130b support package

A few hours later, after the National Cabinet meeting, Mr Morrison said the government would be “working through the night” to pull together the “next tranche in our economic supports”. What a delightfully bureaucratic turn of phrase.

‘Treated worse than criminals’: Australian arrivals put into quarantine lament conditions

One woman who landed in Australia after eight years living in the US, told Guardian Australia that she, her husband and two-year-old son were taken to the Novotel in Darling Harbour, where they were given a room and a uniformed police officer was guarding every floor.

Australian cricket legend Doug Walters was Kerry O’Keeffe’s ‘roommate from hell’

“You’re woken up at 3am with the popping of a beer can, ‘Are you having one?’ No, I’d reply – it’s 3am! Toasted sandwiches at 4am and early breakfast – but he hadn’t gone to bed,” O’Keefe said on Fox League Live.

‘A real loss’: MUP and the ‘terrible’ decision that rocked Australian publishing

Rumours that MUP was in dire financial straits have dogged the publishing house for years. Both outgoing chair Laurie Muller and former chair Peter McPhee claim MUP has been, at least subsequent to 2012, in robust financial health. But the publisher has always, at least in part, been subsidised by the university. Muller told Guardian […]

Senate fintech committee re-opens inquiry to focus on COVID-19 aftermath

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ALL Australians returning from overseas to be forcibly quarantined in isolation hotels under military guard before being allowed back in their homes to stem the spread of deadly coronavirus

Mr Morrison said: ‘We do not want over the course of the next six months or as long as it takes, for those businesses to be so saddled by debt, so saddled by rental payments, so saddled by other liabilities that they will not be able to start again on the other side. 

Coronavirus: Christchurch Hospital’s 36-bed intensive care unit opening soon for outbreak

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How we met: ‘I think gay men are often able to negotiate an open marriage’

Charles also had a boyfriend, but that, too, was an open relationship, “so we weren’t necessarily breaking any rules”, he says. “But we were going to the beach together a lot because it was the start of spring. I remember one morning, the three of us had just gone to the beach and Hugh had […]