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No new NSW cases for fourth straight day

NSW has recorded its fourth consecutive day without a new locally-acquired COVID-19 case, but health authorities still want an uptick in testing numbers before social restrictions are eased.

Trump pardons ex-aide Bannon, but not self

US President Donald Trump granted clemency to former White House aide Steve Bannon as part of a wave of pardons and commutations issued in his final hours in office, but did not pardon himself, members of his family or lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

Travellers snap up Vic tourism vouchers

Victorians have snapped up 40,000 extra regional tourism vouchers, aimed at encouraging people to holiday at home and boosting an economy ravaged by COVID-19.

We can play tennis and pick fruit, says PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has distanced himself from colleagues criticising the Victorian government for accepting international tennis players but not farm workers into the state.