Lara Pearce, Nine News Australia

Lara Pearce

Nine News Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by Lara:

Victoria's lockdown restrictions ease with possible further changes later this week

<p>Regional Victoria has moved down to stage three restrictions as of midnight, while Melbourne residents also get some relief from stage four measures as of today.</p> → Read More

Accused protest organiser believes COVID-19 'made by banks'

<p>A failed Clive Palmer political candidate and conspiracy theorist Tony Pecora has pledged to attend an anti-lockdown protest in Melbourne despite being arrested over allegedly planning it.</p> → Read More

South Australia eases coronavirus restrictions for workplaces, weddings, funerals, pubs and sporting venues

<p>South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has announced a raft of eased coronavirus restrictions, including measures for workplaces, pubs and sporting venues.</p> → Read More

St Paul's Catholic College in Greystanes closed due to COVID-19 case

St Paul's Catholic College in Greystanes has been closed due to a new coronavirus case linked to the school. → Read More

53 fined in Melbourne for refusing to wear a mask

<p>Victoria Police have issued 124 fines for <a href="; title="coronavirus " target="_blank" rel="">coronavirus </a>breaches across the state in the past 24 hours, including to 53 people who refused to wear a mask in public.</p> → Read More

Melbourne man charged after allegedly flying into Sydney without permit, lying about having kids

<p>A Melbourne man who allegedly flew into Sydney without a permit to enter NSW then lied to authorities about having children has been charged.</p> → Read More

Plane carrying six people crashes into US home, setting it ablaze

Multiple people are feared dead after a small plane crashed into a home in the US state of Utah. → Read More

Face masks to be mandatory in Melbourne from this week amid coronavirus spike

<p>Victorians will face a $200 fine if they fail to wear a mask from Thursday, as the state records another uptick in new COVID-19 infections.</p> → Read More

Donald Trump 'very complimentary' on Australia's COVID-19 response, says PM

<p>Scott Morrison has spoken to US President Donald Trump over the two countries' management of the COVID-19 health crisis this morning.</p> → Read More

WA pitch invader charged, facing $50k fine after running onto AFL match deemed COVID-19 quarantine zone

<p>A West Australian man is facing a $50,000 fine after running onto the pitch during the first AFL game with crowds this season.</p> → Read More

Three men killed after boat capsizes near La Perouse in Botany Bay

Three people have died after the boat they were in capsized in Sydney's Botany Bay this afternoon. → Read More

Central Coast school closes over possible COVID-19 case

<p>All students and staff at Green Point Christian College are being told to stay home today as a possible coronavirus case in a senior student is investigated.</p> → Read More

Houston police officer comforts girl, 5, after she asks if she's going to be shot at US protest

<p>A touching video has emerged of a police officer at a George Floyd protest comforting a five-year-old girl after she asked if she was going to be shot.</p> → Read More

Hijab House crash driver arrested for a second time, charged over incident that left 14 injured

The man allegedly behind the wheel of a car that sped into a shop in Sydney's west has been charged. → Read More

ABF extends ban on cruise ships until September 17

<p>Australians hoping to take a cruise amid easing coronavirus travel restrictions still have a wait ahead of them, with a ban on cruise ships extended until September 17.</p> → Read More

Woman charged after allegedly spitting on Sydney bus driver

A 52-year-old woman has been charged after she allegedly spat on a Sydney bus driver who refused to let her... → Read More

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro cleared of coronavirus breach over farm visit

<p>NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has been cleared of breaching coronavirus restrictions over a visit to his family farm at the weekend.</p> → Read More

Woman charged with spitting at, racially abusing couple exercising in Darling Harbour park

<p>A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting and spitting on another woman in inner Sydney in what police say was a racially motivated attack.</p> → Read More

Police shoot dead offender after stabbing rampage in WA's north

At least one person is dead after a stabbing rampage in West Australia's Pilbara region. → Read More

Queensland could see more restrictions rolled back if residents abide by new measures

<p>Cafés and restaurants could be reopened in Queensland as part of a fast-tracked lifting of coronavirus restrictions if residents abide by the newly softened measures.</p> → Read More