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2:12pm Nov 23, 2021

live feedJane Kulich, 52, was one of five people who were killed when a vehicle driven by 39-year-old Darrell Brooks broke through barricades and hit members of the crowd.

Ms Kulich was representing her employer, Citizens Bank, in the parade when she was struck and killed, according to her daughter, Taylor Smith.

Coalition MP Andrew Wallace has been elected Speaker of the House of Representatives in Federal Parliament.

The parliament elevated Mr Wallace, a Queensland LNP MP, to the role today after he received the endorsement of party colleagues yesterday.

He beat Labor nominee Rob Mitchell by 70 votes to 59.

A father-of-five who desperately tried to rescue his family from their burning home has called his only surviving child “the hero”, saying the eight-year-old is the only reason he and his wife survived.

Four of Mr Osman’s children – Hamid, 10, Esin, six, Nadir, three, and Elin, one – died in the fire.

CCTV has been released after a suspected homeless man was killed in a hit-run while crossing a Melbourne road in the middle of the night.

Police believe the man was crossing St Helena Road, near the intersection of Wallowa Road, in St Helena when he was struck by a vehicle shortly before 2.50am today.

The pedestrian, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

Northern Territory Police Commissioner Jamie Chalker said there was an incident at a Northern Territory vaccination clinic this morning.

He said a man became aggravated with the vaccination process and brushed away a nurse’s attempt to vaccinate him, before the man grabbed the needle and injected himself.

The man was tracked down and given a fine for disorderly behaviour.

Mr Gunner said wastewater testing showed there are undetected COVID-19 cases in Katherine.

He said Katherine would continue to have some form of lockdown or lockout until December 4.

“That does not mean the whole period will be a lockdown, we will transition at some point to a lockout and I cannot give you any more comfort on when that will be yet,” Mr Gunner said.

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the Northern Territory overnight.

One of the cases is an infant from Robinson River who has been taken to the Royal Darwin Hospital.

He is the child of an earlier confirmed case.

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner said one of the cases recorded yesterday was a man who worked for the Director of Public Prosecutions in Darwin, who is believed to have caught the virus at a fish and chip shop.

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner is now providing a COVID-19 update.

Watch along with the livestream in the video at the top of this blog.

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has issued a warning to those yet to get the jab with 17 of the state’s 19 new COVID-19 deaths unvaccinated.

Professor Brett Sutton said the majority of the deaths would have been “entirely preventable” had they been vaccinated.

“The 19 lives lost are a real tragedy,” he wrote on Twitter.

“There are legitimate reasons why a few individuals can’t be vaccinated, but 17 of 19 had no vaccines recorded. Entirely preventable.”

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