Thursday, 18th August 2022.

  • The Governor General has released a statement, saying he had no reason to think that Scott Morrison’s additional appointments weren’t communicated to cabinet ministers.
  • The site of a new Russian Embassy in Yarralumla has been shut down after Russia didn’t finish the project within the agreed three year timeframe.
  • There are fears that school children are being radicalised, after the Home Affairs minister alleged that kids were being shown beheading videos in the playground. 
  • It now costs more to retire – a new report has found that it’s increased more than inflation, with average couples needing $67,000 a year to afford it. 
  • ACT Minister for City Services, Chris Steel says that he’s all for the phase-out of plastic fruit and veggie bags in ACT Coles starting next month.
  • A Googong man has been arrested, after 300 cannabis plants, hydroponic equipment and $20,000 cash was found. 
  • A 21-year-old New Zealander has broken almost all her bones after falling 24 meters while climbing Yosemite National Park. 
  • Jackie French’s Dairy Of a Wombat turns 20 today, she’ll be at the Mint where a commemorative coin is being issued in celebration. 
  • A Canadian Politician got more than he bargained for at a press conference, accidentally swallowing a bee.

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