24 November 2020, Tuesday News

24 November 2020, Tuesday

'Place of truth': War Memorial boss pledges to reflect war crimes inquiry

'Place of truth': War Memorial boss pledges to reflect war crimes inquiry

Dress them in skirts, arm them with feather dusters and sponge cakes.

24/11/2020 11:58:00 PM

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Heatwave warning with temperatures 15C above average

Temperatures across several states are forecast to exceed November averages later this week as a heatwave moves through.

Oh no..... We're doomed.... A heatwave. Temps hotter than average!!! Wait - this happens every few years doesn't it? So -what's the news here? In my 52 years we've normally had 40+ days several times from November onwards...
Yeah, heatwave same as we have had many times and many years ago.A couple of days of high temperatures does not equate to climate change.

24/11/2020 11:53:00 PM

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Loathed and feared: 'Powerful force' was a must read, Keating says

Loathed and feared: 'Powerful force' was a must read, Keating

While Peter Fitzsimons is simply ‘loathed’ 😂

24/11/2020 11:44:00 PM

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Faulty powerline partly to blame for boy's death in remote Top End community

Faulty powerline partly to blame for boy's death in remote Top End community

11 year old boy attempted to climb into a secured area Stellar parenting right there. Well done. No apology should be issued

24/11/2020 11:43:00 PM

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Flying French winger and 'rugby genius' Christophe Dominici dies aged 48

Flying French winger and 'rugby genius' Christophe Dominici dies aged 48

Very few have had the privilege of defeating the All Blacks. This guy scored one of the greatest tries in World Cup memory to help secure a birth in the final. Great memories.
The Australian media should do a doco on this topic

24/11/2020 11:43:00 PM

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Live: Queensland set to reopen borders to Victorians

Live: Queensland set to reopen borders to Victorians

You are aware that travel goes both ways! So tired of news media not 'getting' this. It was Qlders who were 'locked in'.

24/11/2020 11:43:00 PM

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Restrictions to be eased for hospitality venues, visitors at home

Restrictions to be eased for hospitality venues, visitors at home. Workers encouraged to return to the office from December 14

Why would anyone need 30 people to visit their home ffs? Just an excuse to have these out of control parties and create neighborhood nuisance.
bencubby All this crap over nothing, who are the psychos who invent this moronic rubbish? How does any of it relate to medicine or science, over a fake virus and a fake test

24/11/2020 11:30:00 PM

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Light show's a no-go in the Boulevard of broken Christmas dreams

Banyule City Council has scrapped Ivanhoe's much-loved Boulevard Christmas lights, as COVID-19 fears claim another festive event in Melbourne.

I feel safe now.
Oh no. That’s sad.

24/11/2020 11:28:00 PM

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'There's a lot of fear': At least 50 Australians are stranded in northern Ethiopia amid an escalating conflict

The Australian government is facing growing calls to evacuate citizens and help negotiate an end to the conflict, with fears further escalation is imminent.

What citizens.... those that entered Aust citing conflicts at home... yet return asap with a bag of money courtesy of the Aust Govt
What are they doing there visiting their families ? on holiday ?

24/11/2020 11:22:00 PM

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Family of UK teen Harry Dunn loses court battle in US diplomatic immunity case

The parents of a British teen who was killed in a car crash lost a court battle with the UK government over whether their son&x27;s alleged killer, an American woman, had diplomatic immunity.

24/11/2020 11:14:00 PM

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‘People are pissed’: Drama in Biden camp

Anger is reportedly building inside the Biden transition, despite yesterday’s welcome news, with the president-elect’s longest-serving staff resenting his most recent decisions.

That's better News Crap finally back making stuff up and attacking anyone not right wing.
Well that didn’t take long, just wait until he officially takes office.

24/11/2020 11:13:00 PM

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Dow Jones hits record high 30,000 points, ASX to lift

Dow Jones hits record high 30,000 points, ASX to lift

24/11/2020 11:12:00 PM

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Trump celebrates Dow Jones industrial average hitting record 30,000 | Sky News Australia

President realDonaldTrump has made a brief public appearance at the White House to celebrate a milestone on the United States stock market.

realDonaldTrump The greatest leader in the World because he’s not a politician, he’s shown the world that we don’t need career politicians to run great Governments, just smart patriotic charismatic persons. This has scared every politician in the World apart from those in Russia & China.
realDonaldTrump Can we stop measuring how an economy is performing by looking at how the top 1% are doing?

24/11/2020 11:07:00 PM

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More restrictions to ease across NSW as new health alert issued for Sydney's south-west

More patrons will soon be allowed inside pubs, restaurants and cafes under a major easing of coronavirus restrictions in New South Wales. 9News

24/11/2020 11:06:00 PM

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November recovery looks positive as iron ore prices surge | Sky News Australia

Australia’s November economic recovery is looking positive as iron ore prices surge to another record high with borders also set to reopen.

24/11/2020 11:06:00 PM

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Trump pardons the Thanksgiving turkey 'Corn' | Sky News Australia

President realDonaldTrump has continued the annual tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, this year choosing to give clemency to one of two turkeys, “Corn” and “Cob”.

realDonaldTrump It’s Trump that needs the pardon more than the 🦃 😂
realDonaldTrump BoycottMurdoch who gives a flying f*** about DT!

24/11/2020 11:05:00 PM

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Health alert issued to south-west Sydney after virus traces found in wastewater | Sky News Australia

Authorities have issued a health alert to residents in Sydney’s south-west to come forward for testing after traces of the coronavirus were found in wastewater.

Bet they found more cocaine and ice but that is forget. Time to use dogs for virus and drugs in the shopping malls and stations.

24/11/2020 11:05:00 PM

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World mourns rugby legend dead at just 48

'A rugby genius and companion without equal'

24/11/2020 11:02:00 PM

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'Place of truth': War Memorial boss pledges to reflect war crimes inquiry

Australian War Memorial director Matt Anderson has promised to reflect allegations of war crimes by special forces in the institution's displays and archives.

War can't be waged without committing war crimes, the question is why were they there. Evertime the Australian Gov proposes going to war it should be put to a referendum requiring 51% approval of all eligible voters. Of course this would never happen because wars are political

24/11/2020 11:02:00 PM

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Third Hong Konger charged under new national security law

A third Hong Kong person has been charged under a sweeping new national security law.

It is the end of 1Country2Systems. With imposing NationalSecurityLaw, China can arrest whoever they want. Everything CCP dislikes could be “Subversion of State Power”. CCP broke the Joint Declaration and we hope free world can help bring them in justice. StandWithHongKong
Australia chose RCEP to sell wool

24/11/2020 10:58:00 PM

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Perrottet warms to White Bay but savages other architectural landmarks

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet says Sydney is littered with scars from the architectural establishment’s love for utilitarianism. .

24/11/2020 10:51:00 PM

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'Ready to lead the world': Joe Biden introduces presidential team as White House transition begins

Joe Biden has introduced a seasoned national security team he said was 'ready to lead the world' after the departure of Donald Trump.

24/11/2020 10:43:00 PM

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Victoria has a big-spending Budget, but some small businesses aren't happy

Victoria has a big-spending Budget, but some small businesses aren't happy

24/11/2020 10:42:00 PM

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Queensland borders are opening, so what about border passes?

Queensland borders are opening, so what about border passes?

24/11/2020 10:42:00 PM

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Summer is starting early as the heat ramps up this week

Summer is starting early as the heat ramps up this week

24/11/2020 10:42:00 PM

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Hobart students lament end of girls school set to merge with boys after 57 years

Hobart students lament end of girls school set to merge with boys after 57 years

24/11/2020 10:42:00 PM

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Live: NSW Now: COVID-19 fragments in Sydney sewage prompt renewed calls for testing

Live: NSW Now: COVID-19 fragments in Sydney sewage prompt renewed calls for testing

24/11/2020 10:42:00 PM

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Bulldogs roll out the blue and white carpet for Josh Addo-Carr

Could this be the moment the 'Fox' becomes a Bulldog? | proshenks

24/11/2020 10:25:00 PM

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Expansion of Indigenous programs urged in Disability Royal Commission

Programs helping to reduce the over-representation of First Nations families in child protection systems are limited in Australia, an inquiry has heard.

24/11/2020 10:23:00 PM

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Governments urged to wipe rental debts to prevent Australians from becoming homeless during pandemic

An advocacy group is calling on governments to buy and tear up rent debts caused by the coronavirus pandemic to prevent Australians becoming homeless.

24/11/2020 10:03:00 PM

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Elon Musk is now tied with Bill Gates as world's second-richest man

Elon Musk's rocket-like climb up the ranking of the world's richest men continues. 9News

24/11/2020 9:30:00 PM

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Paris police ordered to explain brutal eviction at migrant camp

Paris police ordered to explain brutal eviction at migrant camp

24/11/2020 7:42:00 PM

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Governments face trillion dollar debt from virus recession

Net debt across all levels of government is forecast to reach more than $1.4 trillion by 2023-24, leaving budgets that will struggle to get back into surplus.

24/11/2020 7:32:00 PM

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Big telcos fight back with budget premium products

Vodaphone and Optus have released cheaper options to stay connected. 9News

24/11/2020 7:00:00 PM

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Push for Queensland government to tell drivers when mandatory fuel price reporting will become permanent

It was an election promise by Labor to do so, but with the trial wrapping up next month the RACQ wants a timeline set.

24/11/2020 6:00:00 PM

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Anger grows over move to strip Afghanistan war veterans of military decorations

Anger grows over move to strip Afghanistan war veterans of military decorations

24/11/2020 5:12:00 PM

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Trump 'will never concede' as administration finally begins transition process

Donald Trump has vowed never to concede the election after his administration began the transition process to hand the reins over to Joe Biden.

24/11/2020 5:00:00 PM

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Airlines rush to add more Queensland flights after border reopening

Airlines will more than triple flights into Queensland from next month when state borders reopen, with thousands of southerners set to flock to the state.

24/11/2020 4:38:00 PM

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Gladys Berejiklian cannot have ‘one rule for herself, another for the people' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host rowandean says if anyone in NSW has been fined for taking a COVID test and failing to isolate, he expects GladysB to pay back “out of her own purse” everyone who was fined, following news she failed to isolate after a test.

24/11/2020 4:15:00 PM

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The 'disgraceful performance' over Australia's troops has 'angered the nation' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Alan Jones says the “disgraceful performance” from the government, and others, over our troops in Afghanistan has angered the Nation.

24/11/2020 4:15:00 PM

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Soldiers have been 'tarred with the same brush' over allegations | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Peta Credlin says soldiers who have been no way involved in any of the allegations contained in the Brereton report, have yet still been 'all tarred with the same brush'.

24/11/2020 4:14:00 PM

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There is a ‘burgeoning’ problem in Australia | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says there is a burgeoning problem in Australia, and that problem is debt.

24/11/2020 4:14:00 PM

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Palaszczuk will ‘close the border again’ if ‘someone has the sniffles’ | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says Queensland Premier AnnastaciaMP will not say what the standard is at which she will close the borders again.

24/11/2020 4:14:00 PM

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NSW to ease raft of COVID restrictions including number of people allowed to visit a home

NSW to ease raft of COVID restrictions including number of people allowed to visit a home

24/11/2020 4:12:00 PM

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Ghet was asked to make face masks for 80 cents apiece. There are thousands of hidden workers like her

Ghet was asked to make face masks for 80 cents apiece. There are thousands of hidden workers like her

24/11/2020 4:12:00 PM

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Finished season four of The Crown? Here's what to watch next

These five shows might not have Her Majesty's seal of approval, but they surely come close.

24/11/2020 3:31:00 PM

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South Australia's disappearing springs raise questions for miner BHP

Few in big cities know about the 'mound springs', but they are of deep cultural significance for the Arabana people who hold native title over Lake Eyre and its surrounds

24/11/2020 3:21:00 PM

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Reason ‘no jab, no fly’ rule won’t work

OPINION

24/11/2020 3:00:00 PM

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Gastro warning for NSW childcare centres amid spike in cases

More than 600 children and staff have been impacted by gastro outbreaks in October, with NSW Health authorities urging parents to keep sick kids at home

24/11/2020 2:51:00 PM

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For Labor governments 'any time is a good time to spend money' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Peta Credlin says whether it's the GFC, the COVID crisis, or record-low interest rates, as far as Labor governments are concerned, any time is a good time to spend because 'someone else's money is music to a socialist's ears'.

24/11/2020 2:40:00 PM

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How your internal body clock affects sleep quality

The pandemic has presented an unusual opportunity for people to get a sense of their own circadian preference.

24/11/2020 2:38:00 PM

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New footage shows cop spraying teenage girl

New footage shows a policeman kicking and pepper spraying an allegedly drunk teenage girl at a Melbourne beach.

24/11/2020 2:30:00 PM

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Lifters, not leaners: Victoria steps in where federal budget did not

The Andrews government’s budget has an almost laser-like focus on supporting the sectors and workers the Morrison government’s budget forgot.

24/11/2020 2:23:00 PM

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Ten iconic buildings I'd bulldoze, by Treasurer Dominic Perrottet

The White Bay power station might have some merit, after all, but Sydney's beauty is marred by some horrible architecture that could only be improved by the wrecking ball, writes the NSW Treasurer.

24/11/2020 2:20:00 PM

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Small business was 'completely ignored' by the Victorian budget | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says small business was “completely ignored” by the Victorian budget today as it appears DanielAndrewsMP thinks he can “constantly be bowled out by the Chinese”.

24/11/2020 2:11:00 PM

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Playing in a Perspex booth: Theatre Works' bizarre COVID-safe idea

St Kilda venue Theatreworks has responded to the COVID-19 challenge by developing giant see-through booths to keep audiences socially distanced.

24/11/2020 2:07:00 PM

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'Shocking' clash: French police use tear gas to dismantle migrant camp in central Paris

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said he was launching a probe into clashes that broke out after police dispersed the camp, describing images of the dismantling as 'shocking'.

24/11/2020 2:01:00 PM

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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews denies ‘economic carnage’ from lockdown

The Victorian Premier has denied his state has become the victim of “economic carnage” due to lockdowns during the state’s second wave.

24/11/2020 2:00:00 PM

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How Shayna Jack convinced the person who mattered most she wasn't a cheat

After 18 months of being branded a liar and a cheat, Shayna Jack convinced the only person who really mattered that she was telling the truth

24/11/2020 1:50:00 PM

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It's a 'scary future for young people' as an advanced society means less jobs | Sky News Australia

The Australian’s Adam_Creighton says it’s a 'scary future for young people” because as society progresses and technology advances, it’s going to be harder “for our advanced societies to create jobs”.

24/11/2020 1:41:00 PM

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Adelaide pizza worker 'extremely remorseful and deeply sorry' for actions

The pizza bar worker at the centre of a police investigation accused of lying to contact tracers said he is 'extremely remorseful and deeply sorry' for his actions.

24/11/2020 1:35:00 PM

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Jack's bizarre blender defence after positive test

Banned swimmer floats three new theories

24/11/2020 1:33:00 PM

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Mum’s video of child’s lunch goes viral

A woman has sparked a huge online division after she shared several videos showing what she feeds her 13-month-old daughter.

24/11/2020 1:30:00 PM

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‘Biden apologists’ try to 'deny Trump his legal rights' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Alan Jones says there is “no such thing under the Constitution as a President-elect” while most of the media try to deny realDonaldTrump of his legal rights after trying to deny him for four years.

24/11/2020 1:24:00 PM

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Sydney temperatures set to soar over weekend as NSW heatwave forecast

For Sydney, the mercury will nudge 30 degrees in the western suburbs on Friday

24/11/2020 1:21:00 PM

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Johnny Ruffo reveals brain cancer has returned

Aussie star Johnny Ruffo has revealed his brain cancer has returned.

24/11/2020 1:17:00 PM

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With no active cases, Victoria is days away from 'eliminating' COVID-19

Victoria has recorded zero active cases for the first time in almost nine months and is just days away from being officially declared virus free.

24/11/2020 12:51:00 PM

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The Chinese know they have Australia 'over a bit of a barrel': Richo | Sky News Australia

The Chinese aren’t stupid, they know they have Australia over “a bit of a barrel' and they play their cards well, according to Sky News contributor SkyNewsRicho.

24/11/2020 12:45:00 PM

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Governments face trillion dollar debt from virus recession

Net debt across all levels of government is forecast to reach more than $1.4 trillion by 2023-24, leaving budgets that will struggle to get back into surplus

24/11/2020 12:30:00 PM

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Controversial $3.6 billion Narrabri gas project in NSW green-lit by federal government

The Morrison government has approved a controversial gas field in northwest NSW, paving the way for the $3.6 billion coal seam project to go ahead.

24/11/2020 12:28:00 PM

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Two new coronavirus cases added to Adelaide's Parafield cluster - a couple in hotel quarantine

South Australian health officials say there are two new cases to add to the Parafield cluster but both are already in quarantine.

24/11/2020 11:59:00 AM

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Why layoff could spark Kyrgios to new level

'Absolute change in perspective'

24/11/2020 11:56:00 AM

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'Cheap pizza putting lives at risk': NSW launches taskforce into food delivery deaths

The NSW government is under pressure to extend workers compensation laws and safety regulations to protect food delivery riders in response to five deaths in two months.

24/11/2020 11:55:00 AM

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Narrabri gas project clears final hurdle, work to begin in the new year

Narrabri gas project clears final hurdle, work to begin in the new year

24/11/2020 11:42:00 AM

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Herald legend whose columns were a mix of insight, venom and grace

Alan Ramsey's only good word for John Howard was goodbye.

24/11/2020 11:40:00 AM

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Joe Biden's new team includes historic female and Latino appointments - plus a specific climate envoy

The US President-elect’s picks are said to signal a return to traditional diplomacy and a shift away from Donald Trump’s ‘America-first’ approach.

24/11/2020 11:23:00 AM

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Your job, housing, health and commute: What the budget means for you

The state government is borrowing a record amount in an attempt to revive the pandemic-ravaged economy. Here’s how it will affect your life.

24/11/2020 11:15:00 AM

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Tasmanian fishers in paradise after salmon farm escape

Tasmanian fishers in paradise after salmon farm escape

24/11/2020 11:12:00 AM

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Palaszczuk is 'unrealistic' to be striving for COVID elimination | Sky News Australia

Sky News Political Editor Andrew Clennell says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is “unrealistic” in her attempts to eliminate COVID-19, and the state’s opposition leader, David Crisafulli, was right to call for a standard to guide the state.

24/11/2020 11:00:00 AM

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Victorian budget 2020: The winners and losers

Who are the winners and losers from this year's landmark pandemic budget? SpringSt VictorianBudget

24/11/2020 11:00:00 AM

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Pizza bar worker 'deeply sorry' over SA coronavirus lockdown

Pizza bar worker 'deeply sorry' over SA coronavirus lockdown

24/11/2020 10:41:00 AM

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Bourke Street stab attacker not considered serious threat because he liked cannabis and alcohol

Bourke Street stab attacker not considered serious threat because he liked cannabis and alcohol

24/11/2020 10:41:00 AM

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Queensland town turns Christmas party into fundraiser for family who lost kids in dam crash

Queensland town turns Christmas party into fundraiser for family who lost kids in dam crash

24/11/2020 10:41:00 AM

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Losing Trump ‘won’t be a gift’ but it will end uncertainty | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Kenny says getting rid of US President realDonaldTrump will not be a gift, especially for half of the country who voted for him, but it will end weeks of uncertainty, and that's what the country needs.

24/11/2020 10:39:00 AM

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The biggest concern with Victorian budget is 'the way the money is being spent' | Sky News Australia

Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson says her biggest concern regarding Victoria’s recently revealed state budget is not the amount being spent but “the way the money is being spent”.

24/11/2020 10:34:00 AM

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Politicians are spending 'like there is no tomorrow' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Kenny says our politicians are spending “like there is no tomorrow” and are using the coronavirus pandemic as a license to forget anything 'so mundane as fiscal prudence'.

24/11/2020 10:30:00 AM

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Food delivery rider deaths will be probed by a new NSW government taskforce

It comes as a spate of deaths in Australia puts renewed scrutiny on the industry.

24/11/2020 10:30:00 AM

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Media and tech giants 'only call out alleged misinformation on one side' of the political debate | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Kenny says most of the media and tech giants are only interested in calling out alleged 'misinformation' when they see it coming from US President realDonaldTrump or from the right-side of politics.

24/11/2020 10:29:00 AM

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Baby found safe after amber alert issued in Cairns

Baby found safe after amber alert issued in Cairns

24/11/2020 10:11:00 AM

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World's top latex glove maker shuts factories over coronavirus outbreak

World's top latex glove maker shuts factories over coronavirus outbreak

24/11/2020 10:11:00 AM

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Bluey gets to play as federal arts funding unleashed

A Bluey stage adaptation is among 48 projects sharing $20 million in cash to help Victoria's arts sector recover from the pandemic shutdown.

24/11/2020 10:11:00 AM

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Stoush erupts between NT and Commonwealth over 'unacceptable' remote housing

Stoush erupts between NT and Commonwealth over 'unacceptable' remote housing

24/11/2020 10:11:00 AM

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The winners and losers in Victoria's big Budget

The winners and losers in Victoria's big Budget

24/11/2020 10:11:00 AM

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Frydenberg puts the brakes on Getswift's Canadian escape

Frydenberg puts the brakes on Getswift's Canadian escape | colinjkruger

24/11/2020 9:42:00 AM

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Former SAS captain, Liberal MP heard rumours of wrongdoing before deployment

Former SAS captain, Liberal MP heard rumours of wrongdoing before deployment

24/11/2020 9:41:00 AM

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Police issue Amber Alert after newborn baby taken from Cairns hospital

BREAKING: Police issue Amber Alert after newborn baby is taken from Cairns hospital. 9News

24/11/2020 9:35:00 AM

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SAS war crimes: 'killing became incentivised, a toxic culture grew'

It became normal to head to Afghanistan, fight and to kill in a war we knew we were unlikely to win.

24/11/2020 9:35:00 AM

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Berejiklian 'grateful' Queensland will reopen to Sydney

Berejiklian 'grateful' Queensland will reopen to Sydney

24/11/2020 9:27:00 AM

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After five deaths in two months, Australia's food delivery workers speak out about unsafe conditions

Food delivery riders have spoken out about their working conditions as a spate of deaths in Australia puts renewed scrutiny on the industry.

24/11/2020 9:14:00 AM

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Jack de Belin accused of creating 'false version of events' on night of alleged rape

Jack de Belin accused of creating 'false version of events' on night of alleged rape

24/11/2020 9:11:00 AM

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