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The Russian invasion of Ukraine has continued with thousands of Ukrainians fleeing Kiev and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy already revealing over 130 casualties. Prime Minister Scott Morrison also announced new sanctions against the powers that be and also promised to provide “non-lethal” military equipment and medical supplies to Ukraine in coordination with NATO countries. Ukrainian citizens who have applied for Australian visas will also benefit from a fast-track process as the invasion continues. Mr Morrison said 430 visa applications from Ukrainians had been received. The prime minister and his defense minister, Peter Dutton, condemned China for backing Russia and not joining other nations in imposing sanctions, a refrain, the Canberra Times told its subscribers , which the electorate can expect to hear again as the countdown to the election continues. Across Australia, some states will relax mask mandates from tonight. In most domestic situations, residents of New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory will no longer have to wear masks. New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet said the new relaxed mask rules show the state is “moving forward” as it continues to record thousands of new COVID-19 infections daily . Deadly storms are expected to hit southeast Queensland, potentially triggering flash flooding. Major flood warnings have been issued for residents of Gympie, on the northern Sunshine Coast, where the Mary River is expected to reach levels not seen since major flooding in February 1999. Flooding in New South Wales also claimed the life of a man on the Central Coast overnight. The 54-year-old’s body was found in a Toyota LandCruiser near Maddens Creek crossing in Matcham, east of Gosford, around 1.30am on Friday. Meanwhile, the union watchdog has concluded its investigation into the Australian Workers Union (AWU) and will not recommend charges. The investigation relates to the 2017 Australian Federal Police raids on the AWU office and aims to determine whether AWU donations to Labor candidates and GetUp were properly authorized when Bill Shorten led the union. NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

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the Russian invasion of Ukraine continued with thousands of Ukrainians fleeing Kyiv and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy already revealing more than 130 casualties.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison also announced new sanctions against the powers that be and also promised to provide Ukraine with “non-lethal” military equipment and medical supplies, in coordination with NATO countries.

The prime minister and his defense minister, Peter Dutton, condemned China for backing Russia and not joining other nations in imposing sanctions, a refrain, Canberra time tells its subscribers, the the electorate can expect to hear again as the countdown to elections continues.

across Australia, some states will be ease mask mandates from tonight. In most domestic situations, residents of New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory will no longer have to wear masks.

Deadly storms expected to hit southeast Queensland, potentially triggering flash floods. Major flood warnings have been issued for residents of Gympie, north of the Sunshine Coast, where the Mary River is expected to reach levels not seen since major flooding in February 1999.

The investigation relates to the 2017 Australian Federal Police raids on the AWU office and aims to determine whether AWU donations to Labor candidates and GetUp were properly authorized when Bill Shorten led the union.

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