Church Leaders Urging MPs To Back Plans For State-Issued Gambling Card [Headlines] - Hope 103.2

Church Leaders Urging MPs To Back Plans For State-Issued Gambling Card [Headlines]

In a letter, church leaders say gambling "harm minimisation measures" are inadequate. And other top stories.

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By Hope NewsroomTuesday 27 Oct 2020NewsReading Time: 1 minute

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Church leaders are urging MPs to back plans for a state-issued gambling card.

In a letter, they say “harm minimisation measures” are inadequate.

A cautious approach will be taken to reopening the New South Wales–Victorian border as restrictions ease south of the border.

Senior state government ministers will discuss the move tomorrow.

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Business confidence is improving in the first clear signs of recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Police are restricting the movements of 22 people, following recent violence in Sydney’s south-west.

The orders on crime figures restrict where they can go and who they can see.

NSW State Emergency Service is preparing for more wet weather after heavy rain caused flooding and downed trees.

Drivers are being reminded not to risk going through floodwaters.

Two new studies indicate there is water on the moon, and it might be much more widespread than previously suspected.

Republican Senators are expected today to confirm conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.