Thursday, 20th October

  • A verdict in the trial of Bruce Lehrmann could be handed down as soon as today. 
  • New laws decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of illegal drugs in the ACT are expected to pass the Assembly today. 
  • Putin has declared martial law in four regions of annexed Ukraine, giving police more powers. 
  • Medibank is the latest culprit of a cyberattack, with 4 million customer details at stake. 
  • The Real Republic Australia group has released a discussion paper asking Australians what kind of republic they’d Australia to become. 
  • The warm weather was good while it lasted, but showers and thunderstorms are expected to return today. 

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