New plan to detect infected Aussies

As restrictions continue to ease there will be a growing number of people out in public spaces, on transport and in workplaces. While returning to normal life is what Australians are striving for, it also comes with the risk of coming into contact with someone who may be infected with COVID-19. Thermal imaging cameras are being set up in some Australian hospitals to monitor those who enter the building and pinpoint anyone who has an elevated body temperature and therefore may be ill. The technology could also be effectively used…

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Myer set to reopen all stores next week

The bulk of the retailer’s 60 stores will all be open on Wednesday after almost two-months without customers inside the shops. All Victorian Myer stores, including at Chadstone and Bourke St, will be among those to reopen. Some shoppers will get in store sooner with trial stores including in NSW’s Blacktown, Eastgardens and Charlestown opening on Friday. READ MORE: Aussies scoring $8 billion payday READ MORE: Graph shows Aussie sectors ‘bleeding out’ Staff members Mariam Haragli and Kim Howlett at Myer in Bankstown in Sydney’s West. Picture: Britta CampionSource:News Corp…

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Canberra Raiders unloved on free-to-air TV schedule

“We won’t apologise for it. The amount of free-to-air games is really good news for our club but, more importantly, our sponsors who will get some great exposure during the year. “Our fans expect success, as do fans at every club, but our club will be in brighter lights more than most for the balance of the year. “We weren’t involved in the decision-making process for the draw. Our coach and players are not troubled if they play during the day or night or on Fox or Nine. But the…

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‘Sickening’ attack on Melbourne golf club

A Victorian golf course has been plastered with swastikas, vulgar graffiti and a homophobic slur. Vandals sprayed the Nazi symbol and the image of a penis at the Cranbourne Golf Club between 7pm on Tuesday and 9am on Wednesday. Victoria Police confirmed on Thursday it was investigating a criminal damage incident at a golf course in Cranbourne. The graffitied area is understood to be temporarily closed to patrons. A Melbourne golf club has been vandalised. Picture: Daniel Garb/TwitterSource:Supplied Anti-Defamation Commission chairman Dvir Abramovich slammed the graffiti on the club’s fourth…

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McCullough bids good Knight to Brisbane

Chris Randall and Connor Watson had been duelling for the vacant Knights No.9 jersey but O’Brien said 260-gamer McCullough’s experience was too hard to pass up. “We have faith in the depth of our roster but also recognise that promising talent Chris Randall is on the start of his journey having joined the team as a train and trial player late last year,” he said. “Connor Watson is another exceptional player who can fill the role at nine but given his versatility it’s important for the make-up of the team…

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Former Eel and Bronco set to make debut for Rabbitohs if Walker banned

Any potential suspension for Walker will pave the way for Dargan, who was an Eels junior before he made his way to Brisbane and was lured to Redfern last year by Bennett. Troy Dargan will replace Cody Walker should he be suspended.Credit:NRL Photos Dargan was signed after Connor Tracey announced he would leave for Cronulla, while the halves stocks thinned over the summer with Adam Doueihi’s departure for Wests Tigers. Dargan played in the Australian Schoolboys team in 2014 alongside Souths pin-up Mitchell, who will generate his own headlines next…

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Australians warned after withdrawing superannuation to gamble online

The scheme was introduced to offer relief for those who had lost their income as a result of the coronavirus pandemic but a concerning number have withdrawn from their nest egg and lost it all on the web, according to a report from the Australian Financial Review. “We saw someone take out the whole $10,000 amount on Thursday and by Monday they had none left,” an industry source told the publication. RELATED: Extraordinary warning for amateur investors RELATED: Bank ‘deeply sorry’ after backlash RELATED: Plan for $50k handout to homebuyers…

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Selwood set to mark 300th game with subdued celebration

He said Mitch Duncan and Sam Menegola had also benefitted from the shutdown while Patrick Dangerfield – who plays his 250th game in round two – is also better for the rest than he may have been otherwise. The Cats are not overly fussed where the milestone matches are scheduled given there are no crowds but they are keen to play all their home games at GMHBA Stadium this year. With crowds unable to attend matches for the foreseeable future, the Cats see no reason why home games against Hawthorn…

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Irish rugby club Munster inspires Anthony Seibold’s approach to Brisbane Broncos’ disrupted season

“It is something we have never done because we have the bye. To get a player up for 21 or 22 weeks straight is physically and mentally very challenging. “So if there is an opportunity to rest a player for a weekend and two weeks later rest another if they are looking fatigued … that is something we will get a feel for as we go. “For us to be consistent and successful we will have to look at our whole squad, not just expect the 17 players to play…

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Multiple people injured after car ploughs into shop

Twelve people including a driver have been injured after a car ploughed into a shop in Sydney’s southwest while customers were inside. Multiple NSW Ambulance crews were called to “reports of a car through a shop front” at Greenacre just before 3.10pm on Thursday, a spokesman told news.com.au. The shop is Hijab House on Waterloo Rd. The crash at Greenacre. Picture: Twitter/@mina_ysfSource:Twitter The ambulance spokesman said the specialist medical team helped to assess and treat 12 patients however no one appeared to be in a critical condition. NSW Police said:…

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