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Australia news live: thousands of Victorians still without power, Allan says; close to a million lightning strikes in NSW and Qld



Bureau of Meteorology confirms tens of thousands of lightning strikes around Sydney area in 24 hours to Tuesday. Follow today’s news liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEx-cyclone Lincoln could gather strength and redevelopA massive storm that lashed the Top End with heavy rain could gather strength and redevelop into a tropical cyclone, AAP reports.We’ve seen all the leaders of major parties say they take on board and accept in the recommendations … but it appears very little has changed on the ground. We still have unlimited and unmonitored alcohol consumption in Parliament House and in the workplace.That’s why I put to the prime minister random testing could be introduced. Because we know from – even from driving, it’s a deterrent. As soon as you have a risk of getting caught, it changes behaviour.People have had enough of politicians thinking there’s different standards that apply to them in Parliament House than what applies in other workplaces. Continue reading…



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Author : Emily Wind

Publish date : 2024-02-20 01:26:15

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