15 month-old Toddler still missing after entire family drowns

After his entire family drowned while attempting to cross from France to Britain, a toddler is feared dead. Rasoul Iran-Nejad and Shiva Mohammad Panahi, both 35 years of age, and their two children, Anita, nine, and Armin, six years of age, both drowned late on Tuesday in stormy weather after their little fishing boat capsized. … Read more

Victoria records more VIRUS cases before Melbourne’s weekend of freedom

The state has reported more cases as Melburnians plan to celebrate their first weekend of freedom from a raft of restrictions. The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday that four new cases of COVID have been identified in the past 24 hours. No more deaths have occurred, leaving the state’s death toll … Read more

Stepbrother and sister defend relationship telling people “LOVE IS LOVE”

Following an uproar, a US couple, who are both step-siblings, have been forced to justify their friendship on social media. Diana Camila Avila and Jordie Vena manage AlphaFamilia, a TikTok account that has more than 600,000 fans. The pair believe they met through their parents and on a “sibling movie night” they appear to have … Read more

Pressure builds For WA to open its border

Pressure is mounting on the government of West Australia to make a decision on the hard borders as Victoria ‘s population spread looks to be contained. Updated health advice is expected to be heard on Friday at a meeting of the State Emergency Board. At the conference, Chief Health Officer Andy Robertson will update Premier … Read more

Daniel Andrews to take first day off after more than 100 days

After showing up for Victoria ‘s daily coronavirus press conferences for 120 days in a row, Premier Daniel Andrews is to take his first day off. “I will not see you tomorrow, the Minister for Health will conduct the daily briefing,” Mr Andrews said today. “I am sure you are all very pleased to hear … Read more

America’s top coronavirus expert heaps praise on Victoria for its pandemic

Dr Anthony Fauci, America’s leading infectious disease specialist, has heaped praise on Victoria for the state’s recovery from the second coronavirus wave. Speaking with Doherty Institute director Sharon Lewin on a University of Melbourne forum, Dr Fauci said Australia had done “quite well” in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I would like to say … Read more

NRL bans the Australian national anthem from State of Origin series

The NRL banned the Australian national anthem from being played. The announcement came after NSW players Latrell Mitchell and Cody Walker caused outrage in the 2019 season opener by refusing to sing the anthem. Blues duo Josh Addo-Carr and Blake Ferguson did not join Advance Australia Fair after the divisive boycott in game one, though … Read more