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NSW council elections canned due to virus

Local council elections will be postponed in NSW as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 126 councils were scheduled to hold elections in September to appoint councillors and in some cases, mayors. However, following the outbreak of COVID-19, the elections will now be postponed for 12 months. Local Government Minister Shelley Hancock… Read More »

Iran virus toll rises to 77

Iran’s supreme leader has put the Islamic Republic on a war footing against the new coronavirus by ordering its armed forces to assist health officials in combating the outbreak. Iran has the deadliest outbreak outside of China that authorities say has now killed 77 people. “Whatever helps public health and prevents the spread of the… Read More »