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Covid Australia live news: Victoria premier Dan Andrews provides lockdown update after six new cases; NSW records 97 local cases

Six new cases in Victoria; Sydney records 97 local cases; Queensland to close border to Victoria‘Absolutely confusing’: Sydney businesses plead for certainty over what’s essential work in lockdownVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 4.32am BST Anthony Albanese has given a press conference in Canberra to hammer home his usual message that the federal government had two jobs - quarantine and...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Anthony Albanese, NSW, Vic, Albanese, Dan Andrews


Australia politics live: Sydney won’t enter Covid lockdown after 11 new NSW cases; Qld records three new local infections and Victoria one

Victoria turning away people from Sydney hotspots; Queensland warns residents against travel to NSW. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid update: health minister self-isolating‘It’s in the air’: what you need to know about the Delta variantBorder closures and travel bans Sydney prompt ‘mass cancellations’NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Australia travel restrictionsDownload the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 5.23am BST Scott Morrison’s dixer is on what the government has done – t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Speaker, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, National party


Online outages as major banks go down; NSW cases rise to four – as it happened

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows. This blog is now closed. AstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 9.42am BST That is where we will leave the live blog for Thursday evening.In case you missed it, here’s what made the news: 9.30am BST The Human Rights Law Centre has welcomed the Senate report on Uyghur forced labour. Human Rights Law Centre senior lawyer Freya Dinshaw says:Th...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Xinjiang, Anthony Albanese, Michael McCormack, Human Rights Law Centre, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: online banking outages as major banks go down; NSW Covid cases rise to four

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 7.32am BST The outage affecting a large number of Australian banks, Australia Post...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Michael McCormack, Patricia Karvelas, Dan Tehan, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: Coalition grilled in question time on changed AstraZeneca advice; NSW Covid cases rise to four

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 6.18am BST It’s important to repeat that the severe and rare clotting associated w...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, University of Sydney, Michael McCormack, Coronavirus, ATAGI


Australia politics live: Coalition grilled on changed AstraZeneca advice as NSW Covid cases rise to four – question time

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 5.29am BST The Australian Medical Association says the changes to the Atagi advice...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Ama, Josh Frydenberg, Michael McCormack


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after Sydney Covid cases increase to four, Atagi recommends raising age for AstraZeneca vaccine to 60

NSW Health names new hotspots after more people in eastern suburbs test positive; Victoria records no new local infections. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 4.35am BST Greg Hunt on vaccine hesitancy:Let me just get the latest figures, the latest figures that we have seen is at least 70% of Australians are intending to have a vaccine, I did there was anoth...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, World Health Organisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after four Sydney Covid cases, Atagi recommends raising age for AstraZeneca vaccine to 60

NSW Health names new hotspots after more people in eastern suburbs test positive; Victoria records no new local infections. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 2.28am BST NSW’s chief health officer, Dr Kerry Chant, says the first time the driver received saliva testing was June 15. 2.27am BST It also needs to be stressed that NSW police have not complete...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW, Michael McCormack, NSW Health, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after two Sydney Covid cases, Victoria records no new local infections

NSW Health names new hotspots after two people in eastern suburbs test positive. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 12.13am BST Oh, and as Graham Readfearn reports, Australia’s great future in coal includes using Australian coal to make plastic. Related: Adani blasted over ‘toxic’ $4bn plan to use Australian coal to make plastic in India 12.11am BST ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW, Adani, Michael McCormack


NSW reports positive Covid case visited Bondi; Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases restrictions – as it happened

A Sydney man in his 60s who works as a driver, including transporting international flight crew, tests positive. This blog is now closed.New Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagious 9.49am BST That’s where we will leave the live blog for Wednesday.Here’s what made the news for the day: 9.46am BST Scott Morrison was asked whether Australia would put up more candidates for international posts after former finance minister Mathias Cormann secured the top job at t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, United States, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, WTO, Victoria, OECD, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia live update: NSW reports positive Covid case visited Bondi; Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases restrictions

A Sydney man in his 60s who works as a driver, including transporting international flight crew, tests positive. Follow latest updatesVictoria’s Covid restrictions explainedNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 7.21am BST Penny Wong is asked about Karen Andrews comments from earlier today ...
Tags: Health, Abc, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia politics live: Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases Covid restrictions; Morrison hails UK trade deal

Parliament will sit in Canberra today and Victoria to relax coronavirus restrictions. Follow latest updatesVictoria’s Covid restrictions explainedNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 5.23am BST We are back to ‘how much does Michael McCormack not know’ and this time, it is on the vaccine r...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Parliament, Canberra


Australia politics live: Morrison hails UK free trade agreement; Victoria records five new local Covid cases

Parliament will sit in Canberra today and Victorians wait to hear if restrictions will be eased further. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 12.14am BST Not everyone in the Labor party is in raptures over the UK free trade deal.So-called Aust-UK ‘trade deal’ is just ...
Tags: Health, UK, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Parliament


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria AFL clubs in lockdown as Melbourne Covid cluster grows to 15 cases – Question time

PM questioned over quarantine system; Victorians urged to get tested after positive cases went to Collingwood game at MCG, salon in Bendigo and more cafes in Melbourne inner-city suburbsVictoria not ruling out tougher restrictions after recording six new Covid casesCrowds set for Melbourne AFL games despite Covid outbreak and MCG virus alertMelbourne Covid restrictions: new rules explainedVictoria Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sitesCovid vaccine Australia data tracker: how the rollout is progre...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Speaker, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Collingwood, Anthony Albanese, Josh Frydenberg


Victoria reports four new local Covid cases as Melbourne suburbs cluster grows to nine – politics live

New restrictions brought in across Melbourne as genomic testing finds Victoria’s new cases linked to traveller from Adelaide hotel quarantine; and Senate estimates also continues today with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Follow live updatesVictoria’s latest Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sitesCovid vaccine Australia data tracker: how the rollout is progressingMelbourne Covid restrictions: new rules explained 7.24am BST Remember to check out the updated list of exposure sit...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Coronavirus


New Zealand suspends Melbourne travel bubble amid new Covid outbreak – politics live

Genomic testing finds Victoria’s new cases linked to traveller from Adelaide hotel quarantine; and Senate estimates also continues today with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Follow live updates Victoria’s latest Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sitesCovid vaccine Australia data tracker: how the rollout is progressingMelbourne Covid restrictions: new rules explained 6.26am BST Again, this is not [email protected] asked the most basic question about the Government's waste...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, DTA, Peter Alexander


New Zealand suspends Melbourne travel bubble amid new Covid outbreak – question time live

Genomic testing finds Victoria’s new cases linked to traveller from Adelaide hotel quarantine; and Senate estimates also continues today with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Follow live updates Victoria’s latest Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sitesCovid vaccine Australia data tracker: how the rollout is progressingMelbourne Covid restrictions: new rules explained 5.30am BST Anthony Albanese to Scott Morrison:My question is of the Prime Minister and I refer to the filing of ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Adelaide, Speaker, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Shiraz


Victoria records fifth local Covid case as new Melbourne restrictions announced – politics live

Genomic testing finds new cases linked to traveller from Adelaide hotel quarantine; and Senate estimates also continues today with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Follow live updates Victoria’s latest Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sitesCovid vaccine Australia data tracker: how the rollout is progressingNew Covid restrictions announced for Melbourne 1.29am BST James Merlino says Daniel Andrews has been kept abreast of the situation:We have been absolutely in touch with Dan,...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Anthony Albanese, Dan, James Merlino


Victoria records no new local Covid cases as Melbourne exposure sites expanded – politics live

Liberal preselection turmoil, and Senate estimates also continues today with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Follow live updates Victoria’s latest Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sites 12.29am BST Just for the record - there are 60 people who work in the prime minister’s office. 12.27am BST Murph is following the Phil Gaetjens’s evidence and will bring you updates very soon (I’m splitting my attention between this and Melbourne at the moment) but Penny Wong and Katy Gall...
Tags: Health, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Katy Gallagher, Phil Gaetjens, Coronavirus, Gaetjens


Victoria reports four positive coronavirus cases from Melbourne’s northern suburbs – politics live

New Covid infections are among families in two households; Labor questions PM over pace of change following Brittany Higgins allegations; NSW Upper Hunter byelection results heap pressure on ALP. Follow all the updates live• Two people in Melbourne’s north ‘likely’ test positive to Covid • PM’s claim Australia’s carbon emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’• ‘Punitive’ ParentsNext program should not be expanded, experts warn 7.22am BST Amanda Stoker has responded to Grace Tame’s comments ...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne


Grace Tame says Amanda Stoker not up to job as women’s safety minister – politics live

Anthony Albanese questions Scott Morrison over pace of change following Brittany Higgins allegations, while NSW Upper Hunter byelection results heap pressure on Labor. Follow all the updates live.• Two people in Melbourne’s north ‘likely’ test positive to Covid • PM’s claim Australia’s carbon emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’• ‘Punitive’ ParentsNext program should not be expanded, experts warn 6.20am BST Tony Smith is answering Craig Kelly’s question about whether his ban on Facebook...
Tags: Health, Energy, Facebook, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party


Victoria reports two new ‘likely’ Covid cases in Melbourne as federal parliament resumes – politics live

Mike Pezzullo announces digital permit system to verify vaccination status; NSW Upper Hunter byelection results heap pressure on Labor as federal politicians return to Canberra. Follow all the updates live • Two people in Melbourne’s north ‘likely’ test positive to Covid • PM’s claim Australia’s carbon emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’• ‘Punitive’ ParentsNext program should not be expanded, experts warn 3.19am BST It is surprisingly quiet today, particularly for a Monday. It has much...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne


Victoria reports two new ‘probable’ local Covid cases in Melbourne as parliament resumes – politics live

Mike Pezzullo announces digital permit system to verify Covid vaccination status; NSW Upper Hunter byelection results heap pressure on Labor as federal politicians return to Canberra. Follow all the updates live • Coalition expects 2m doses of Pfizer vaccine a week by October • PM’s claim Australia’s carbon emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’• ‘Punitive’ ParentsNext program should not be expanded, experts warn 1.21am BST Labor has decided to just take over all of estimates - it is also...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Australian Greens


NSW Upper Hunter byelection results heap pressure on Labor as parliament resumes – politics live

Vaccines, borders and the federal budget will also be high on the agenda as federal politicians return to Canberra. Follow all the updates live • Coalition expects 2m doses of Pfizer vaccine a week by October • PM’s claim Australia’s carbon emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’ • ‘Punitive’ ParentsNext program should not be expanded, experts warn 11.22pm BST Joel Fitzgibbon meanwhile, has just told ABC RN Breakfast that Labor’s brand “will go the same way as the Kodak brand” if it doesn’...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, Australia, Kodak, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Canberra


Australia live news: 70 people barred from first India repatriation flight; Morrison comments on Israel-Palestine conflict

Around 70 people due to be evacuated from New Dehli have either tested positive for Covid or are close contacts of cases; PM talks about ‘deeply sensitive’ Middle East situation. Follow the latest updatesMore than 70 out of 150 Australians in India unable to fly on first repatriation flightNSW MP Gareth Ward steps down as minister over sexual violence allegations which he deniesAnthony Albanese pledges $10bn social housing fund in Labor’s federal budget reply 7.26am BST Incidents of family v...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, Housing, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Middle East, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


Australia live news: 70 people reportedly barred from first India repatriation flight; Morrison comments on Israel-Palestine conflict

Around 70 people due to be evacuated from New Dehli have either tested positive for Covid or are close contacts of cases; PM talks about ‘deeply sensitive’ Middle East situation. Follow the latest updatesNSW MP Gareth Ward steps down as minister over sexual violence allegations which he deniesAnthony Albanese pledges $10bn social housing fund in Labor’s federal budget reply 6.12am BST It’s been reported that about 70 Australians will be unable to fly on the first repatriation flight schedule...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, Housing, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Middle East, New South Wales, The Guardian, New South Wales politics, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Australian economy


Australia live news: NSW government further in minority after MP moves to crossbench; Labor bets big on housing

The state’s Coalition has been forced further into minority after it lost its second MP to sexual assault allegations. Follow the latest updatesNSW MP Gareth Ward steps down as minister over sexual violence allegations which he deniesAnthony Albanese pledges $10bn social housing fund in Labor’s federal budget reply 4.29am BST Okay the ABC cut away from the PM’s speech, so I will try to find a stream or just return when we get the broadcast again. 4.28am BST Scott Morrison says if Austral...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Abc, Australia, Housing, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia live news: NSW government in minority after MP moves to crossbench; Labor bets big on housing

The state’s Coalition has been forced further into minority after it lost its second MP to sexual assault allegations. Follow the latest updatesNSW MP Gareth Ward steps down as minister over sexual violence allegations which he deniesAnthony Albanese pledges $10bn social housing fund in Labor’s federal budget reply 11.28pm BST To return to the federal budget:Jessica Sier reports: Related: Federal budget fails to address Australia’s housing shortage and homelessness, experts say 11.19pm ...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, Housing, Israel, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Gaza, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, NSW


Federal budget 2021 live: Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver Australia budget; Victoria records positive Covid case

Ailing sectors targeted, as federal parliament returns in Canberra with question time and Josh Frydenberg preparing to release Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest news as it happens • Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budget • Australia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it? • Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel ban • Guardian Essential poll: Australians divided over government’s ban on travel from India 5....
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Cambodia, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Bob Hawke, Pol Pot


Australia politics live: federal court rejects bid to overturn India travel ban; Jack de Belin rape trial jury fails to reach verdict on most charges

Judge declines to overturn flight ban after hearing first half of legal challenge; Morrison government promises $4bn in infrastructure spending in budget; NSW Covid . Follow the latest updatesForeign minister Marise Payne visits AfghanistanJack de Belin rape trial jury fails to reach verdict on most charges, acquits on one NSW Covid hotspots: list and map of Sydney case locations; what you can and can’t do under the NSW rules 10.11am BST We’ll leave our live coverage here for today. This i...
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