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NT police issue seven coronavirus fines in one weekend, as people break quarantine to go to the pub or have coffee
A 40-year-old man has been fined for breaking coronavirus quarantine after health authorities spotted him having coffee at a popular cafe in Katherine, in one of multiple breaches by NT locals in just two days.

NSW Police investigate Crossroads Hotel over customer coronavirus contacts failure
NSW Police are "concerned" some patrons may not have provided their contact details before entering the Crossroads Hotel, which has become the centre of a coronavirus cluster. Key points: Licensed venues must keep customer details for 28 days; NSW...

Teenager arrested after out-of-control party in Dawesville
A teenager has been arrested after an out-of-control party in Dawesville at the weekend. Just after 10.40pm on Saturday, July 11, police were called to a large gathering on Narembeen Road after reports of disturbances and street drinking in the area. At least...

Canberra Writers Festival slammed for failing to represent local community and lacking diversity
The launch of the Canberra Writers Festival program for 2020 has garnered outrage from across the Australian writing community for what some are calling a lack of diversity. Key points: The Canberra Writers Festival is partly funded by the ACT Government...

The Wynnum Herald - no more hard copy

The Wynnum Herald a paper that has server the Wynnum Manly area since the first issue in January 1946, printed copy has come to an end. The paper founded by brothers George and Stan Lockwood is now only available on line via subscription to The Courier Mail.

To fill the gap local resident Damian Lugg has been working on a local monthly newsletter with the first issue being June 2020. The 1st edition will be delivered this week and is available online click here for issue 1.