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Manufacturing is bouncing back from last year’s recession, the Australian Industry Group says.
AAP reports that the manufacturing index grew by a further 3.5 points in February to 58.8, its strongest expansion since March 2018.
For those interested in what health minister Greg Hunt had to say yesterday about Covid misinformation, I draw your attention to this excellent piece from last month about the home affairs department approaching Facebook to take down misleading and false posts:
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