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NSW COVID cases increase, Qld border closes at NSW hotspots, Victoria restrictions are relaxed, NSW red zones announced, NZ travel bubble with NSW on hiatus, Sun Yang banned from Games Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Prime Minister Scott Morrison today issued a message of support for NSW, saying he supports the new measures introduced by the Berejiklian government this morning to reduce the spread of COVID-19. He said the Commonwealth stood ready to provide any assistance requested. The federal government will also introduce new supports …

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They are people too, and should be respected

On World Refugee Day tomorrow, the Malaysian Bar reiterates its call on the government to defend and respect the rights and dignity of all refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia. Malaysia hosts a large population of refugees and asylum seekers. There are 179,570 refugees and asylum seekers registered with the …

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Global news in brief

Canadian diocese launches Covid appeal THE Anglican Diocese of Moosonee, Canada, has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to support communities in the Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario who are in a “growing state of emergency” due to the increase in Covid-19 cases, mainly in children. More than 200 cases …

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