LISTEN: More COVID exposure sites for Brisbane, Vaccination rates, New defence project, Game of Thrones & more - Wednesday March 31, 2021 - Headlines by Auscast

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VO by Andy Martin.

A number of experts believe its unlikely Brisbane's lockdown will be lifted tomorrow as planned.

More covid exposure sites were listed overnight - there's now over 80.

The P-A hospital at the centre of the clusters, has been locked down for all but critical patients.

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New figures have revealed Australia's COVID vaccination rates...and they're a little slower than expected.

The Federal Government is blaming the states.

SA has the slowest rollout...just over a third of South Australia's available doses have been administered.

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...meanwhile the Federal Government is fast tracking a new defence Project.

A contract will be secured to build missiles for our Defence Force...and boost manufacturing jobs in the process.

No site has been locked in at this stage..but the PM is in Adelaide for the announcement.

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AND figures show just how much we're relying on online shopping during the pandemic.

There has been a 57 percent growth in e-commerce in the past year.

16 percent of all retail spending is being done online according to Australia Post.

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  • Game of Thrones is moving from screen...to stage.
    A theatrical show is in the works - it'll be a prequel to the events in the TV series and will play on Broadway and the West End.
  • Sylvester Stallone has shared plans for a Rocky prequel with fans.
    He's posted his notes for the project on Instagram...and hopes to have the idea picked up by a streaming service.

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