Victoria

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Victoria’s truth-telling commission requests extension to avoid replicating ‘colonial injustices’
Yoorrook commission says it needs time to create culturally appropriate model as interim report details ongoing pain of First Nations elders

Adeshola Ore

04, Jul, 2022 @12:56 AM

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‘I take pride in myself now’: Victoria to boost housing access for ex-prisoners
Former prisoners and politicians say having a place to call their own helps reintegrate offenders into society and reduces reoffending rates

Stephanie Convery and Benita Kolovos

03, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Children in out-of-home care are less likely to finish school. Victoria is launching an inquiry to understand why
Children have reported schools making them feel as if they were too much trouble, and of stigma and bullying

Nino Bucci

03, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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NSW SES commissioner warns area dams above 100% capacity – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

03, Jul, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Australia’s 10,000 deaths and the paradox of ‘Covid normal’
The country has fared better than others – but those on the frontline are still wrestling with the agony of the coronavirus pandemic

Melissa Davey Medical editor

02, Jul, 2022 @11:52 PM

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Ten thousand Covid deaths and counting … the road to Australia’s grim milestone
From the first coronavirus case reported in the country in January 2020 to the toll’s steep upwards trend today: this is how we got here

Calla Wahlquist, Tory Shepherd, Melissa Davey and Caitlin Cassidy

02, Jul, 2022 @11:50 PM

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‘Young people are invisible’: family violence survivors falling through cracks at crisis services
Many teens and young adults are caught between systems for supporting adults and the child protection system

Stephanie Convery

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Taking the plunge in the Yarra: on your first cold-water swim, it’s OK to swear
In the depths of a Melbourne winter, when it’s 4.6C on the bank and 6C in the river, the true believers gather

Cait Kelly

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘In one fell swoop they’re gone’: how Covid tore through Melbourne’s St Basil’s
The 2020 outbreak at the nursing home was the deadliest in the city’s second wave and is the subject of a coronial inquest

Benita Kolovos

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Airport chaos disrupts holiday plans of hundreds of thousands of Australians
Technical issues, wet weather, school holidays and staff shortages blamed for long queues

Elias Visontay

02, Jul, 2022 @6:52 AM

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To the sea or the trees? More Australians are choosing country life
For the first time, the population of capital cities has declined, with Covid the final straw for many to move to the regions

Sophie Black

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Though all Australia felt the terror of Covid – this great trauma of 10,000 dead has not been shared | Brigid Delaney
The press conferences stopped. The roll call of the dead stopped. But the death didn’t stop. If anything, it accelerated

Brigid Delaney

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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