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Don Harwin quits over holiday home scandal

NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin has quit his portfolio two days after it was revealed he'd decamped to his Central Coast holiday home during the coronavirus crisis.

Australia 'on cusp' of virus dying out

A senior health official says Australia is on the "cusp" of seeing the coronavirus dying out locally but he warned if social distancing measures were relaxed the epidemic could yet explode.

NSW virus toll hits 22 amid Easter warning

A 69-year-old has become the 22nd person to die of the novel coronavirus in NSW as residents are reminded to halt all-but-essential travel over the Easter break.

NSW virus restrictions reviewed monthly

The full impact of the shutdown measures put in place to limit COVID-19 in NSW won't be known for some weeks as the premier implores people to remain vigilant and stay home over Easter.

Important virus milestone as bans continue

Australians are being urged to spend Easter "locking in the gains" made from the strict coronavirus measures as the nation recorded fewer than 100 daily infections for the first time in three weeks.

SA Easter warning after third virus death

Drones, the police helicopter, mounted patrols and other resources will be deployed to monitor South Australia's traditional Easter holiday locations to ensure compliance with coronavirus restrictions.

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