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NSW restrictions ‘too tough’ says pub baron Arthur Laundy
Oct 1, 2020 – 6.15pmNSW pub baron and Financial Review Rich Lister Arthur Laundy has taken a swipe at COVID restrictions in his home state after selling the Swansea Hotel in Lake Macquarie for about $20 million.Mr Laundy, owner of Laundy Hotels which operates more than 20 venues in NSW including the Bells Hotel in…
Vanguard forfeits $100b ahead of Big Super showdown
ExclusiveOct 1, 2020 – 6.05pmThe world's second biggest asset manager, Vanguard, is gearing up to disrupt Australia's big superannuation funds by announcing it will return tens of billions of dollars it now invests on behalf of their members and instead compete for the money directly.The $8.9 trillion investment manager, described as the "Amazon of financial…
Coronavirus aid package, new Louisville police chief, Harvest Moon: 5 things to know Thursday
Editors, USA TODAY Published 4:10 a.m. ET Oct. 1, 2020 | Updated 4:40 a.m. ET Oct. 1, 2020CLOSEHouse to vote on coronavirus aid packageThe Democrat-run House plans to vote Thursday on a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill to help Americans struggling amid the coronavirus era. The proposal, a pared-down version of legislation approved in May, will likely pass,…
Astro’s $49.99 A03 is its first set of in-ear headphones made for gaming – The Verge
Astro is debuting its first set of in-ear headphones, the A03. It’s an unexpected step for the company, which traditionally makes over-ear gaming headsets, like the new A20 Gen 2 and the mainstay A40. They’re $49.99, so while not the most affordable wired option, it’s a reasonable price considering they offer punchy sound, and a…
‘Traumatised’: Aged care virus planning was insufficient, confused
Oct 1, 2020 – 5.57pmThe Coalition government's handling of the COVID-19 threat to Australians living in aged care was "insufficient" and suffered from confused and inconsistent messaging, a new report has found.Releasing a special report into the coronavirus crisis, the aged care royal commission warned a comprehensive, defined and consolidated plan to manage outbreaks in…