State and Territory Leaders Under Increasing Pressure to Help Bring Stranded Australians Home [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

State and Territory Leaders Under Increasing Pressure to Help Bring Stranded Australians Home [Headlines]

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will push to increase the weekly cap of 6000 international arrivals. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 23 Oct 2020News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

State and territory leaders are under increasing pressure to help bring stranded Australians home from overseas.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will push to increase the weekly cap of 6000 international arrivals when he chairs a national cabinet meeting this morning.

There are 170 vulnerable Australians due to arrive in Darwin at lunchtime after being repatriated from London.

The identities of Australians stranded overseas have been accidentally exposed for the third time in as many months.

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At least 15 Australians in France have had their details shared by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in a data breach.

Up to 300 people will be allowed in places of worship from today, with the further easing of coronavirus restrictions.

Groups as large as 30 can meet outdoors and dine together in restaurants.

Police have dismantled a racket accused of stealing baby formula and shipping it overseas.

Two men have been charged after more than 1000 tins of baby formula were discovered in police raids.

Nigeria’s President has called for an end to street protests against police brutality.

Buildings have been burned, and gunfire has erupted in parts of Lagos.

The moderator will have access to a mute button when US President Donald Trump and rival Joe Biden face-off in a final presidential debate today.

President Trump and the first lady have arrived in Nashville, Tennessee for the debate. Mr. Biden is on his way.