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Across New South Wales, nearly a million people had been vaccinated as of Monday evening, with a record 11,415 vaccines given in a 24-hour period.

“I don’t want us to be shut off from the world any longer than necessary,” Ms. Berejiklian said.

Stick to political questions and Queensland could become Australia’s fourth state legalize euthanasia with the government bringing a voluntary assisted dying bill to parliament next week.

Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said Labor MPs would be allowed to vote conscientiously on the bill and said she would support it.

Under the bill, people who choose euthanasia must have a qualifying condition, which is an illness, disease or medical condition that is advanced, progressive and will cause death.

Their condition is to be expected to cause their death within 12 months and to cause “intolerable” suffering.

The state budget will include the X’Trapolis 2.0 trains, gradually replacing its aging Comeng fleet. Manufacturing will begin at the end of 2022 and trains are expected to run on the Craigieburn, Frankston and Upfield lines by 2026.

About 60 percent of the design and manufacturing will be performed in Victoria, supporting about 750 jobs in the manufacturing and supply chains.

When he was born in January 1910, Alfred Deakin was the prime minister of the country – although Canberra itself was not the capital.

He lived through two world wars, saw rockets launched into space and man walk on the moon.

He has seen advancements in technology, from phones to tablets.

The former Rome breeder passed World War I veteran Jack Lockett, who died in 2002 at the age of 111 years and 123 days.

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