Thursday 4 August 2022

  • We’re in for some wild weather today, with up to 90 millimeters of rain expected to fall across parts of the ACT.
  • The PM will meet with state and territory leaders at a national cabinet meeting today with monkeypox set to be high on the agenda.
  • Women in the ACT will be able to access free abortions up to 16 weeks from early next year.
  • The bill to overturn the ban on Australian territories from legislating on assisted dying is now heading to the Senate after passing the House of Reps yesterday
  • The Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky spoke to students across 21 Australian Universities, saying he wants China to join side with US and Australia in condemning the invasion 
  • The Great Barrier Reef has recorded the highest level of coral coverage since records began 36 years ago. 
  • An American Grandma has taken out a world record for the longest nails, measuring 13.6 meters.

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