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Mystery of Brisbane Covid cluster origins leads to questions over safety of air conditioning

It has been mentioned as a possible source of transmission, but could air conditioning really be to blame for the Grand Chancellor outbreak?Australia’s Covid restrictions and lockdown rules – state by stateVic hotspots list; QLD hotspots list; NSW hotspots listDownload the free Guardian appAir conditioning has been raised as a possible cause of transmission in the Queensland Grand Chancellor Covid-19 cluster, prompting more questions about the safety of using hotels to quarantine returning trave...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Coronavirus


Australia live news: CMO Paul Kelly rejects Liberal MP Craig Kelly's Covid claims; Queensland orders hundreds to restart quarantine

Annastacia Palaszczuk calls for hotel quarantine rethink after cluster discovered; NSW records one new community case. Follow all the latest news and information, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingFollow the global coronavirus live blog 5.23am GMT The challenge is to make sure that the community knows where to get good health information and knows how to recognise crack...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Guardian, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Liberal


Australia live news: Queensland orders hundreds to restart quarantine over fears of UK Covid variant

Annastacia Palaszczuk calls for hotel quarantine rethink after cluster discovered; NSW records one new community case. Follow all the latest news and information, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingFollow the global coronavirus live blog 12.22am GMT So while the Mount Druitt Hospital case has been genomically linked to the Berala cluster, we still don’t know exactly how ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, National party


Australia live news: McCormack under pressure over Covid misinformation; Victoria records no new cases

Doctors call on acting PM to stop MPs spreading medical misinformation; NSW races to solve 14 mystery cases. Follow all the latest news and information, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 9.10pm GMT It’s the news I look forward to every 8.04am. Victoria records zero new locally acquired cases. It’s not quite the “triple doughnuts” that we have come to know and love, as ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, National party, Daniel Andrews


Covid variant that prompted Brisbane lockdown may become dominant type of infection

The case of the Queensland hotel quarantine worker with the B117 variant has authorities concerned as it’s more infectiousA variant of Covid-19, which has triggered a snap lockdown in greater Brisbane and prompted the federal government to announce new testing requirements for travellers, may become the dominant variant circulating globally, virology and infectious diseases experts say.The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced a three-day lockdown of greater Brisbane after a hotel...
Tags: Health, UK News, Australia news, Queensland, Brisbane, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Coronavirus


Brisbane lockdown: three-day shutdown called to contain Covid variant

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says rapid action needed after hotel cleaner tests positiveBrisbane’s Covid lockdown: everything you need to knowQueensland hotspots, NSW hotspots; Victoria hotspots; Follow the global coronavirus live blogThe prime minister, Scott Morrison, and state leaders say Queensland has acted in the interests of all Australians by ordering a snap lockdown in greater Brisbane to contain the spread of the UK variant of coronavirus, despite only one case having been ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, Brisbane, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Coronavirus


Brisbane lockdown: three-day shutdown called to contain UK Covid variant

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says rapid action needed after hotel cleaner tests positiveFollow the Australia live news blogQueensland hotspots, NSW hotspots; Victoria hotspots; Follow the global coronavirus live blogThe prime minister, Scott Morrison, and state leaders say Queensland has acted in the interests of all Australians by ordering a snap lockdown in greater Brisbane to contain the spread of the UK variant of coronavirus, despite only one case having been recorded.Other stat...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, Brisbane, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Coronavirus


Brisbane lockdown: three-day shutdown called to contain dangerous UK Covid variant

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says rapid action needed after hotel cleaner tests positiveFollow the Australia live news blogQueensland hotspots, NSW hotspots; Victoria hotspots; Follow the global coronavirus live blogResidents of greater Brisbane have been hit with a snap three-day lockdown in an attempt to prevent the spread of the highly infectious UK variant of coronavirus.Queensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced the lockdown on Friday morning – from 6pm on Friday to ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, Brisbane, Victoria, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Coronavirus


Australia coronavirus live: NSW reports eight more Covid cases – as it happened

Sydney to keep 10-visitor rule but from 24-26 December children under 12 not counted; lockdown continues in half of northern beaches, but small Christmas gatherings allowed. This blog is now closedNSW Covid hotspots – list of venues and case locationsBorder restrictions: rules for NSW travellersCovid restrictions and lockdown rules – state by stateLabor calls for Australia’s vaccine rollout to be acceleratedFollow the global liveblog 8.10am GMT And with that, we come to the end of today’s li...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Australian trade unions, Industrial relations, South Australia


Australia coronavirus live: NSW reports eight more Covid cases as premier modifies Christmas restrictions in Sydney

Sydney to keep 10-visitor rule but from 24-26 December children under 12 not counted; lockdown continues in half of northern beaches, but small Christmas gatherings allowed. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveNSW Covid hotspots – list of venues and case locationsBorder restrictions: rules for NSW travellersCovid restrictions and lockdown rules – state by state 1.18am GMT As my Canberra colleague Paul Karp mentioned in an earlier blog post, the Labor leader, Anthony Albanese, told th...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Australian trade unions


Australia coronavirus live: NSW reports eight more Covid cases as Gladys Berejiklian announces Christmas restrictions in Sydney

Sydney to keep 10-visitor rule but from 24-26 December, but children under 12 not counted; lockdown continues in half of northern beaches, but small visitor bubbles allowed. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveNSW Covid hotspots – list of venues and case locationsBorder restrictions: rules for NSW travellersCovid restrictions and lockdown rules – state by state 12.26am GMT And from the premier’s official press release: Decisions on New Year’s Eve and upcoming sporting events will be ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Australian trade unions, Industrial relations, South Australia


Australia coronavirus live: Sydney anxiously awaits Christmas Covid announcement

NSW premier due to announce what coronavirus restrictions will be in place on Christmas Day and whether northern beaches can come out of lockdown. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 8.22pm GMT Overnight, NSW health released an updated list of potential exposure sites, including some in the east, south and north, and one bus route. The new sites are below, for a full list see here. 8.05pm GMT Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of the coronavirus today. It’s Naaman Zho...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Naaman Zhou, Coronavirus


Australia coronavirus live: NSW records eight new Covid cases as Avalon cluster grows to 90

Victoria reports one Covid case as the number of new cases in NSW falls for a second day. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • NSW Covid hotspots – list of venues and case locations • Border restrictions: the new state and territory rules for NSW travellers• Australia’s Covid restrictions and lockdown rules – state by state• Follow the global liveblog 1.36am GMT About 350 people from NSW have now been released from SA hotel quarantine, after they were incorrectly told they needed t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Red Cross, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia coronavirus live: NSW records eight new Covid cases as Gladys Berejiklian gives update

Victoria reports one Covid case as the number of new cases in NSW falls for a second day. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 12.20am GMT Chant is asked about hotel quarantine, given two different airport workers have now seemingly contracted the virus from returned travellers in the past week.“Clearly there’s some leakage in the system,” she is asked. 12.16am GMT NSW chief health officer Kerry Chant has confirmed that a Victorian, who was visiting the northern beaches and retur...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Martin Foley


Australia coronavirus live: Victoria reports one Covid case amid pressure on NSW to tighten restrictions

Sydneysiders anxiously await Gladys Berejiklian’s 11am coronavirus update. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 10.29pm GMT Vapers in Australia will require a prescription for liquid nicotine but Greg Hunt has quietly abandoned a plan to ban the importation of vaping devices after a Coalition revolt.Paul Karp has the story: Related: Vaping: Greg Hunt abandons plans to ban importation of devices after Coalition revolt 10.14pm GMT And on that news, the Victorian health minister...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Greg Hunt, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Paul Karp


Australia coronavirus live: pressure on NSW to tighten Covid-19 restrictions as Queensland closes border

Sydneysiders anxiously await Gladys Berejiklian’s 11am coronavirus update. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 8.10pm GMT Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of the coronavirus today. It’s Naaman Zhou here with you.Sydney residents will find out tomorrow morning whether current restrictions will be lifted in time for Christmas, or extended. A lot of that will depend on today’s case numbers, to be released at 11am. Yesterday – half the previous day’s rise, and all still ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Gladys Berejiklian, Naaman Zhou


Australia politics live: Kevin Rudd says Morrison 'misled' parliament by implying former PM received Covid travel exemptions

NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions; federal parliament returns for the final sitting week of 2020 – latest updates Global coronavirus news – liveCoalition may strip casuals of up to $39bn in claimsChina boycott to hit Australian wine harder than expected 7.23am GMT The ACTU secretary Sally McManus has just issued this statement responding to the government’s new wage theft proposal. McManus:We welcome any laws that will address wage theft,...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Adelaide, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations


Australia news live: first person charged under foreign interference laws

Victoria and NSW report no new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as Australian politicians respond to US election result. Follow latest updates 5.20am GMT South Australia has recorded five new cases of Covid-19 – all in returned travellers who tested positive in hotel quarantine.The new cases include a teenager, a man in his 20s, two women in their 30s, and one man in his 40s. South Australian COVID-19 update 5/11/20. For more information go to https://t.co/mYnZsG7zGQ or contact the Sout...
Tags: Health, Australia, China, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, WTO, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria


Australia news live: Sydney's Mardi Gras parade cancelled as Queensland pushed to open border

Victoria and NSW report no new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as Australian politicians respond to US election result. Follow latest updates 3.07am GMT Some more information on what the Sydney Mardi Gras will look like in 2021. While the traditional parade along Sydney’s Oxford Street has been cancelled, organisers have secured the nearby Sydney Cricket Ground for the event, to be held on Saturday 6 March. 3.06am GMT I mean, sure, Greg Hunt has been calling for the borders to be ...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Australian trade unions, Labor party


Australia news live: Victoria and NSW report no new Covid cases as Queensland pushed to open border

Border restrictions continue to be eased as Australian politicians respond to US election result. Follow latest updates 12.21am GMT The best doughnut, is a jam doughnut, followed closely by cinnamon.Both fresh, of course. Related: How doughnuts became Australia's symbol of Covid hope 12.18am GMT News Hub reports New Zealand’s US ambassador has commented on the election. As government employees, ambassadors are prevented from indicating political views (despite being political appointm...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Scott Brown, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New Zealand, Victorian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria


Coronavirus Australia: the week at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across the countryHere are all the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic in Australia. This is Elias Visontay and it’s Friday 30 October. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Mark McGowan, Elias Visontay, Aged care (Australia


Western Australia will ease hard border – as it happened

Mark McGowan announces a relaxation of border rules as Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland border will stay closed to Victoria and greater Sydney. This blog is now closedFollow our global Covid live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 7.39am GMT That’s it for today, thanks for reading. To recap: 7.09am GMT A reminder you should all do t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Sydney, Victoria, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Vic, Mark McGowan, Coronavirus


Western Australia will ease hard border to allow no-quarantine arrivals from Tasmania, Queensland, SA and NT – politics live

Mark McGowan announces a relaxation of border rules as Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland border will stay closed to Victoria and greater Sydney. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow our global Covid live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 6.13am GMT Just a general reminder ahead of Victoria’s first weekend since the end of ...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Sydney, Victoria, Tasmania, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Vic, Mark McGowan, Cherry Bar, Coronavirus, Queensland SA, Michael Lavarch


Victoria records four new coronavirus cases as pressure mounts over state borders – politics live

Annastacia Palaszczuk is expected to make an announcement on opening the Queensland border today as pressure mounts on NSW and WA to open. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow our global Covid live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 9.34pm GMT The Greens senator Rachel Siewert said the social services estimates hearing has reve...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Victoria, Greens, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Vic, Centrelink, Rachel Siewert, Coronavirus


Coronavirus Australia live updates: PM announces reopening plan as protesters in Melbourne pepper-sprayed

Scott Morrison announces new reopening plan and aims to get 26,000 Australians stuck overseas home by Christmas, as anti-lockdown protest in Melbourne attracts crowd of about 300 protesters. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 6.10am BST A review presented to prime minister Scott Morrison and state and territ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live updates: PM announces reopening plan as 800 people self-isolate in Melbourne

Today’s meeting between federal, state and territory leaders will focus on removing social and border restrictions to jumpstart the economy. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 4.31am BST My colleague Ben Butler has the full Asic story:The chairman of the corporate regulator, James Shipton, stood aside on Fri...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Treasury, Victoria, Melbourne, Kpmg, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Coronavirus Australia live updates: PM to speak on national cabinet as ASIC chair and deputy stand aside after annual report audit

Today’s meeting between federal, state and territory leaders will focus on removing social and border restrictions to jumpstart the economy. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 3.34am BST Qantas has suffered a $100 million hit to its first quarter earnings after several states closed their borders in July in ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Qantas, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live updates: 800 people forced to self-isolate after outbreak at Melbourne college

Today’s meeting between federal, state and territory leaders will focus on removing social and border restrictions to jumpstart the economy. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 1.35am BST Restrictions in New South Wales have also eased today, with 30 people now allowed to gather outdoors, group bookings at ho...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria records one new Covid case as national cabinet eyes Christmas reopening

Today’s meeting between federal, state and territory leaders will focus on removing social and border restrictions to jumpstart the economy. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 11.34pm BST Estimates is still on today, by the way.Happy Friday everyone! It's another #estimates day here in the #Senate, and two c...
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Coronavirus Australia live updates: national cabinet eyes Christmas reopening as stranded travellers en route to Darwin

Today’s meeting between federal, state and territory leaders will focus on removing social and border restrictions to jumpstart the economy. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 10.29pm BST Some good news for Friday. Victoria has recorded one new case of Covid-19 and no deaths. The rolling average for metro Me...
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