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Welcome to the 9News.com.au live blog for Monday, February 14, 2022. New South Wales has today recorded 6184 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths as the state braces for tomorrow's nurses strike. Victoria has Victoria 7104 new transmissions of the virus and a further two deaths. And Australia's biggest gaming operator Crown Resorts has accepted an $8.9 billion takeover bid from American private equity firm Blackstone Inc.
New Zealand band hits out at PM for 'cynical' ukulele cover
NSW nurses set to strike tomorrow over pay, staffing ratios
Victoria's Code Brown health alert ends, elective surgery to restart
Crown Resorts accepts $8.9 billion takeover bid
That concludes today's live news blog.
Here's what happened:
The Victorian coroner confirmed the human remains found in the High Country last year are those of missing campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay.
New Zealand band Dragon criticised Prime Minister Scott Morrison for using their cult classic song to "humanise" himself ahead of what is shaping up to be a tight federal election.
Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne's sexual assault conviction was quashed on appeal and he will face a retrial.
Australia's biggest gaming operator Crown Resorts has accepted an $8.9 billion takeover bid from American private equity firm Blackstone.
A Queensland man has been charged with murder after the bodies of a married couple were found inside a burned Brisbane home.
NSW Health Secretary Elizabeth Koff today tendered her resignation, the state government announced.
We'll return tomorrow.
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WA has recorded 75 new cases of COVID-19, including 62 local infections and 13 acquired from interstate.
One local case remains unlinked, with contact tracers investigating the infection.
Today's new cases include 10 self-reported positive RATs.
There is currently no one in hospital with the virus.
Two more aged care facilities in Mandurah, on the southwest coast, have also recorded cases, in addition to the outbreak at Juniper Residential Aged Care in Bentley.
Human remains found in Victoria's High Country in November last year are those of campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay.
Victoria Police today confirmed forensic testing on the human remains found near Dargo had been completed.
"The Coroner has advised Victoria Police that the remains are that of Russell Hill and Carol Clay," a police statement read.
"As the matter is before the court, we will not be providing any further comment."
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New Zealand band Dragon has criticised Prime Minister Scott Morrison for using their cult classic song to "humanise" himself ahead of what is shaping up to be a tight federal election.
In last night's 60 Minutes, Mr Morrison was filmed with his family around the dinner table, strumming a ukulele while singing the smash hit song "April Sun in Cuba".
Today, in a stinging rebuke, Dragon accused Mr Morrison of dragging the band into the news for "all the wrong reasons" in what they claimed was a "cynical" act of electioneering designed to strike a chord with Australians.
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Australia's switch to decimal currency on February 14, 1966, went largely smoothly -except for one young child.
Australia adopted decimal currency on February 14, 1966.
Across the country, people formed long queues to exchange their British-style pounds and pennies for brand-new dollars and cents.
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Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne's sexual assault conviction has been quashed on appeal and he will face a retrial.
Hayne was found guilty in March last year of two counts of sexual intercourse without consent after meeting up with the woman on the NRL grand final night in September 2018.
In May he was jailed for a maximum of five years and nine months.
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The ACT has recorded 375 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday.
There were no COVID-19 deaths reported.
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