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Shooters donate $230,000 to Katters in Qld

Shooting groups have given almost $250,000 to Katter's Australian Party while political donations to the Liberal National Party have almost doubled those to Labor in the past month in Queensland.

NT seats still close after poll recount

The Country Liberal Party has a six-vote lead in the Northern Territory electorate of Namatjira following a recount of ballots cast at Top End polling booths.

Tas virus outbreak left nurses in dark

Nurses at the front line of a deadly coronavirus outbreak in northwest Tasmania were forced to call a public hotline for advice about how to use protective equipment, a union claims.

Long road ahead from recession: Frydenberg

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has warned the road out of recession for Australia will be "hard and bumpy" after the economy contracted by a record 7.0 per cent.

'Lives at risk' from shut Qld-NSW border

The NSW health minister says people's lives are being put at risk by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's decision to keep the border closed between the two states.