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New Qld Covid restrictions: update to Brisbane and regional Qld coronavirus rules explained

Queensland has eased some restrictions. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t doFull list of Queensland exposure sites and hotspotsFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesOther restrictions: NSW; Vic; WA, NT and SA; Border closuresVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe Queensland government has eased some restrictions but the acting premier, Steven Miles, said on Thursday 22 July that others would need to remain in place to help limit ...
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A siren song for the Olympic Games no one is celebrating

TOKYO — Only a few steps off the jetway, visitors arriving at Narita International Airport are met with a sign showing two people high fiving each other with a red X through the image. As much as anything, the warning sums up the overwhelming feeling in the host nation for an Olympic Games few in Japan are celebrating. The first Olympic Games held in a state of emergency because of a pandemic are so unpopular that a government official felt the need this week to tell the Japan Times that Emperor...
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Annastacia Palaszczuk ordered to attend Tokyo opening ceremony by AOC boss John Coates

In an awkward exchange hours after Brisbane won the right to host the 2032 Olympics Games, the head of the Australian Olympic Committee...
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AOC boss John Coates orders Annastacia Palaszczuk to attend Olympic ceremony

‘You are going,’ Queensland premier told in press conferenceAwkward exchange comes after Brisbane confirmed as 2032 hostAustralian Olympic Committee president John Coates has insisted that Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk attend the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony, in an awkward exchange just hours after Queensland won the hosting rights for the 2032 Games.Palaszczuk had previously said she would not attend the ceremony, in the face of growing domestic concern about her international trip. C...
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Brisbane to host 2032 Olympics

On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee announced Brisbane, Australia, as the host for the 2032 Summer Olympics, the...
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Floods in China escalate, Tokyo Olympics underway, Brisbane to host 2032 Olympics

Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita breaks down the top stories around the world.
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Brisbane announced as 2032 Olympics host

Brisbane has been officially announced as host of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032.
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Olympics to return to Australia as Brisbane picked to host 2032 Games in one-city race

The Olympic Games will return to Australia 32 years after the 2000 Sydney Olympics after Brisbane was picked Wednesday to host in 2032...
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Brisbane Confirmed to Host 2032 Olympics, the Third Time for Australia

Australia is set to host the Olympics for the third time, after Brisbane was confirmed as winning the bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games and Paralympics. Melbourne hosted the Games in 1956 and Sydney in 2000. The Games will be held in Brisbane and across Queensland, the Australian state of which Brisbane is the […]
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Brisbane confirmed as 2032 Olympics host

Brisbane is confirmed as the host of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games after approval at an IOC meeting in Tokyo
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2032 Games: Brisbane confirmed as Olympic and Paralympic host

Brisbane is confirmed as the host of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games after approval at an IOC meeting in Tokyo
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Brisbane officially announced as host of 2032 Olympics

Brisbane has been officially announced as host of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032.
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Australian city of Brisbane to host 2032 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced the Summer Olympics is headed to Australia for the first time since 2000, when Brisbane...
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Brisbane Picked To Host 2032 Olympics Without A Rival Bid

Brisbane was the first winner in a new format that lets the IOC approach potential candidates and pick them uncontested.
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The Host Of The 2032 Olympics Has Been Announced

Brisbane was the first winner in a new format that lets the IOC approach potential candidates and pick them uncontested.
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Olympics-One-Time Backwater Brisbane Turns Olympic Cinderella

By Ian RansomMELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lacking Sydney's seaside splendour and Melbourne's cultural heft, Brisbane has learned to play smart to carve...
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Brisbane Awarded 2032 Summer Olympics by IOC

The city in Australia won the first bid for a Summer Games under a new process by the International Olympic Committee meant to...
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Morning mail: Ley’s reef lobbying, Brisbane’s Olympic fate, Bezos in space

Wednesday: Support grows to keep the Great Barrier Reef off the world heritage ‘in danger’ list. Plus: billionaire celebrates ‘best day ever’Good morning. Millions of Australians are waking up in lockdown as the latest Covid outbreaks continues to grow. South Australia and parts of regional New South Wales are the latest to enter lockdown. Meanwhile, critical decisions on the future of the Great Barrier Reef and Brisbane’s Olympics bids are expected shortly as lobbying efforts for both intensify...
Tags: Australia, Paris, New South Wales, Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef, South Australia, Bezos, Ley, Guardian Australia Australia, Unesco Megan Anderson


Confident Brisbane eagerly awaits its time to shine as host of the 2032 Olympics

The Queensland capital wants the world to know how far it has come, with the IOC set to confirm winning Olympic Games bid on WednesdayThe last time Brisbane bid to host the Olympic Games, many locals still referred to the place as “a big country town”.The Queensland capital’s opponents to host the 1992 games argued the city was too small and unknown. There are few similar doubts this time around, as Brisbane is set to be anointed host of the 2032 Olympics. Continue reading...
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Man arrested after dramatic escape from Perth hotel quarantine

A man evaded Western Australia quarantine rules by tying bedsheets together to escape from fourth floor of hotelCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA man in Perth, Australia, escaped mandatory quarantine in a hotel by scaling down a rope made of tied-together bedsheets from a fourth-floor window, police said on Tuesday.After arriving in the west coast city on a flight from Brisbane, the man had his application for entry refused under the state’s Covid-19 border rules. Con...
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Coalition’s Queensland women set to highlight growing policy divide in party

LNP women’s conference will rally support for an anti-abortion bill, urge more action on Brittany Higgins’s allegations and push against quotasGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingSupport for a controversial anti-abortion bill, a push against quotas, reuniting families separated by the pandemic and demands for an investigation into the exploitation of backpackers on working visas are among the resolutions the women of the LNP are fighting for, highlighting the growing divide in t...
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‘Lightbulb moment’: the battery technology invented in a Brisbane garage that is going global

Dominic Spooner’s startup Vaulta is working on a reusable battery casing to create less waste and a lighter productAs some of the world’s largest companies invest billions to advance battery technology, Dominic Spooner has been working at solving the next problem: the impact of unwieldy – and environmentally unfriendly – battery casings.Spooner runs his lightweight battery casing technology firm Vaulta from a shared garage in Brisbane’s north. “Batteries will change our lives in ways that we’re ...
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Queensland LNP candidate Jim Bellos apologises for offensive posts about female journalist

Bellos, a policeman, made the Facebook posts in 2017 in relation to an off-air exchange between two presentersThe endorsed Queensland Liberal National party candidate, policeman Jim Bellos, has apologised for social media posts referring to a female journalist as a “cow” and a “stupid sour bitch”. .The Facebook posts by Bellos, a former Queenslander of the Year who is running at a state by-election in the south Brisbane seat of Stretton, have emerged amid a crackdown on officers’ offensive priva...
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Queensland police regret making Indigenous leader leave Adani mine site during protest

Police recognise incident was traumatic for Adrian Burragubba, who was pressured to leave at the request of AdaniThe Queensland police service has made a “public statement of regret” to Wangan and Jagalingou man Adrian Burragubba, in relation to an incident where he was pressured by officers to leave traditional lands at the request of the coalminer Adani.The cultural leader brought a complaint to the Queensland human rights commission after police broke up a protest camp opposing Adani’s Carmic...
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Australia Covid live update: Sydney lockdown extended as NSW records 27 cases; Qld records one new case

Victoria eases Melbourne restrictions; greater Sydney schools to return to online learning after holiday break as NSW battles to get on top of its growing Covid outbreak. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsGreater Sydney lockdown to be extended for extra week with schools to offer online learningNT miner may have caught Covid from air conditioning at Brisbane quarantine hotelWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid-19 in Australia?Download the f...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Kerry Chant, COVID, New South Wales Health


Australia Covid live update: NSW premier to announce Sydney lockdown extended by one week; Qld records one new case

Schools to return to online learning after holiday break, as state battles to get on top of its growing Covid outbreak. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsGreater Sydney lockdown to be extended for extra week with schools to offer online learningNT miner may have caught Covid from air conditioning at Brisbane quarantine hotelWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid-19 in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 1...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian to announce Sydney lockdown extended by one week

Schools to return to online learning after holiday break, as state battles to get on top of its growing Covid outbreak. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsGreater Sydney lockdown to be extended for extra week with schools to offer online learningNT miner may have caught Covid from air conditioning at Brisbane quarantine hotelWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid-19 in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 1...
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NT miner may have caught Covid from air conditioning at Brisbane quarantine hotel

Exclusive: Experts investigating whether ‘environmental or engineering factors’ contributed to transmission, as pressure grows for purpose-built quarantine facilitiesQld Covid restrictions explainedFollow the latest Covid Australia live blogDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefingQueensland authorities are investigating whether the layout or air conditioning system in a Brisbane quarantine hotel caused the Covid infection of a mineworker, whose nine-hour stopover triggered lock...
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Australia Covid update: epidemiologists say NSW premier has no choice but to extend lockdown

Gladys Berejiklian will announce on Wednesday if greater Sydney lockdown will continue beyond Friday nightNSW hotspots; NSW restrictions; Qld hotpots; Qld restrictionsFollow the latest Covid Australia live blogCovid Australia vaccine rollout trackerMorrison is the Billy Joel of Australian politics | Peter LewisTeachers ask to be vaccinated as frontline workers amid outbreaksDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefingEpidemiologists say an extension of greater Sydney’s Covid lockdo...
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Australia Covid update: epidemiologists say NSW premier has no choice but to extend Sydney lockdown

Gladys Berejiklian will announce on Wednesday if greater Sydney lockdown will continue beyond Friday nightNSW hotspots; NSW restrictions; Qld hotpots; Qld restrictionsFollow the latest Covid Australia live blogCovid Australia vaccine rollout trackerMorrison is the Billy Joel of Australian politics | Peter LewisTeachers ask to be vaccinated as frontline workers amid outbreaksDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefingEpidemiologists say an extension of greater Sydney’s Covid lockdo...
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