Samantha Gash to raise funds for India

World Vision Australia to raise funds for COVID-stricken India

World Vision Goodwill Ambassador and professional endurance athlete Samantha Gash today kicks off a global relief run to raise lifesaving funds for the people of India devastated by COVID-19. The ultra-running athlete was moved to respond as the second wave ripped through a fragile health system. In India, COVID cases are close to 30 million while the death toll is nudging 365,000. While the second wave hit India’s cities hard, it is now ravaging the countryside wheer people are more ...
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Dentists and Doctors call for Sugar Tax

Dentists and Doctors call for Sugar Tax in Australia

The Federal Australian Dental Association (ADA)  has congratulated the AMA in calling for an immediate tax on sugar as one of its pillars to improve the nation’s overall health. “The ADA has called on the government to introduce a tax on ...
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first time tax lodger

Are you a first-time tax lodgers? Here is the ‘to do’ list

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is guiding first-time lodgers on some simple things they can do right now to make lodgment quick, secure and easy at tax time. “Tax may seem daunting, but it doesn’t need to be,” Assistant Commissioner ...
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Indian virus myth is completely busted

The ‘Indian’ virus variant myth completely busted

Ever since the state went into lockdown 4.0, the mainstream media and some officials started labelling the COVID-19 variant n transmission to be “Indian”. The mainstream media was more loose in its usage. Rather than following the WHO guidelines and ...
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Hate crime of Muslim killing in London Ontario Canada

Muslim family killed in a planned hate crime in Canada

A 20 year old Canadian driver ploughed a pickup truck into a Muslim family of five, killing four and seriously injuring the fifth in an attack in the Ontario city of London which has been described as “hate crime” by ...
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Lockdown ending this Friday

Is the current lockdown ending this Friday?

Are restrictions in Melbourne easing? All those who are wondering what will happen beyond Thursday night? Is the lockdown ending? the news seems to be good. But we may not be able to snap out of the COVID-19 settings in ...
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Expiry dates v Best before dates

Don’t be fooled by food expiry date on food packaging…

Next time you’re about to throw food in the rubbish, you should double check the food expiry date and/or best before date on it first. Food safety experts say some labelling is confusing – and you could be throwing out ...
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Learner Permit Victoria

Priority if your Learner Permit test was postponed due to

Thousands of prospective learner drivers from across the state will be able to take their learner’s permit test anytime, anywhere thanks to the accelerated roll-out of the new Learner Permit Test Online. More than 10,000 aspiring young drivers who have ...
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Morrison Frydenberg announcing COVID disaster payment

PM announces Temporary COVID Disaster Payment

After the lockdown in Victoria was extended for another week, the pressure on the federal government it seems became too much to bear. And as metro Melbourne enters the second week of lockdown, the Federal Government has announced a new ...
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Energy Retailers will be banned to do door-to-door sales

New Rules For Energy Retailers To Protect Households

No more Door-to-Door Sales or Cold-Calling after 31 December 2021 The Andrews Labor Government will phase in a ban on door-to-door sales of energy products and introduce penalties of up to $1 million for energy retailers that wrongfully disconnect vulnerable ...
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James Merlino - double business support

Lockdown extended: Business support doubled in Victoria

The Victorian Government will double existing business support payments for affected businesses by the extension of the circuit-breaker restrictions. Victorians are joining together and keeping their doors closed to safeguard the community and the economy in the long run – ...
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Tiger Shroff Disha Patani booked

Mumbai police file FIR against Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani

Mom Ayesha defends her son: 'he was heading home' Heropanti fame, Jackie Shroff’s son Tiger Shroff is in the news again, perhaps not for the reason he would have liked. Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani were booked for flouting Covid-19 ...
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Lockdown extended Acting Premier James Merlino

It is official: Lockdown extended for seven days

As was anticipated all along, the lockdown in Victoria has been extended by seven days. Victoria’s total number of active cases grew to 67 when the state recorded new 6 cases in the past 24 hours. Not surprisingly, Acting Premier ...
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Paul Guerra VCCI

VCCI’s Paul Guerra calls for support for VIC businesses and workers

Victoria’s business and worker emergency intensified today with news that Lockdown Four will be extended for at least another week in Metropolitan Victoria, Paul Guerra of Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry said. The State Government announced that Lockdown Four ...
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Taptejdeep Singh killed in mass shooting in VTA rail yard California

Helping others, Taptejdeep Singh killed in California rail yard shooting

An Indian American Taptejdeep Singh, 36-year-old engineer belonging to Gagrewal village, 50 km from Tarn Taran near Amritsar was one of the eight victims of a shooting incident at San Jose in the US state of California. Father of two ...
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