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Jobless rate rising but forecasts improved

Australia's unemployment rate is expected to hit eight per cent when wage subsidies are due to end but the forecast is looking less grim as the health situation improves.

Richmond's Houli good for AFL return

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin expects Bachar Houli to face Collingwood when the AFL season resumes on Thursday night despite the All-Australian defender's fitness concerns.

Sales soar at Bunnings, Officeworks

Wesfarmers says it is seeing significant demand growth in its Bunnings and Officeworks businesses as customers spend more time at home, amid coronavirus restrictions.

Fighters hold peaceful rally in Sydney

NSW Police have defended the use of capsicum spray against Black Lives Matter protesters, insisting cops "aren't punching bags" as Australians continue to call for action against indigenous deaths in custody.
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