Twenty years ago, a Norwegian freighter rescued hundreds of Afghan asylum seekers off a sinking Indonesian vessel, triggering a crisis that ushered in Australia’s hardline immigration policies.
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As COVID-19 lockdown measures have changed the way we live our lives, small businesses in the Macedon Ranges have had to digitally adapt to survive. Read the full article here.
Former Woodend resident Ria Thompson has etched her name in Olympic history, after her team came from behind to claim the bronze in the women’s quadruple scull rowing event in Tokyo. Read the full article here.
Pharmacies across Sunbury are ready and waiting for federal government approval to administer COVID-19 vaccinations, as new research indicates stocking pharmacies is the key to quickening the roll-out. Read the full story here.