September 18, 2021

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Australia Covid live update: NSW hospitals brace for increased cases, Scott Morrison faces questions about Father’s Day travel exemption

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23:14 BST

The New South Wales government has set a goal of zero native wildlife extinctions on the state’s national parks estate, the first time an Australian government has set the goal.

Environment Minister Matt Kean said the target, which will apply to all parks in NSW, is a response to the continuing decline in endangered plants and animals and Australia’s status as the country with the highest mammalian extinction rate.

Related: Zero extinction goal for NSW national parks welcomed by environmental groups

23:13 BST

And the position of deputy of the Victorian Liberal is occupied, with a member for Caufield, David Southwick, marking the concert.

New VICLib team: Guy and deputy David Southwick. #spring

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