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Australia news live: Australia Post chair says he ‘will not be resigning’ over Holgate scandal

Holgate says she was ‘humiliated’ by prime minister Scott Morrison; man dies of coronavirus in Queensland. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Australia won’t purchase Johnson & Johnson jab AstraZeneca blood clotting: what is this rare syndrome?Australia reports second blood clot case ‘likely’ linked to AstraZeneca jab More than half of Australians think vaccine rollout is too slow 7.52am BST ClubsNSW is expected to drop a legal bid to force the state’s gaming regulator to hand over...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Myanmar, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Sky News, Industrial relations


Australia news live: Australia Post chair says communications minister Paul Fletcher wanted to stand Holgate aside

Holgate says she was ‘humiliated’ by prime minister Scott Morrison; man dies of coronavirus in Queensland. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Australia won’t purchase Johnson & Johnson jab • AstraZeneca blood clotting: what is this rare syndrome?• Australia reports second blood clot case ‘likely’ linked to AstraZeneca jab • More than half of Australians think vaccine rollout is too slow 6.52am BST Greens senator and committee chair Sarah Hanson-Young asks Lucio Di Bartolomeo whet...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Myanmar, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations


Australia news live: national domestic violence survey to be launched online tonight

Gladys Berejiklian says a NSW Covid immunisation centre will be capable of administering 30,000 doses a week; European Union denies blocking 3.1m AstraZeneca doses from reaching Australia. Follow the latest updates, liveFederal government to launch domestic violence surveyTrans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid rollout failuresFollow our global coronavirus live...
Tags: Health, Energy, Australia, Senate, China, European Union, Australia news, Beijing, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party


Australia news live: mass Covid vaccination hub for Sydney could be operational in ‘couple of months’

Gladys Berejiklian says a NSW Covid immunisation centre will be capable of administering 30,000 doses a week; EU denies blocking further shipments of AstraZeneca earmarked for Australia. Follow the latest updates, liveEU denies blocking 3.1m Covid vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaTrans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid rollout failures 4.26am BST Frontl...
Tags: Health, Energy, Asia, Australia, China, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party


Australia news live: AEC to investigate Andrew Laming; mass vaccination hub for Sydney

European Union says it hasn’t blocked further shipments of AstraZeneca earmarked for Australia. Follow the latest updates, liveEU denies blocking 3.1m Covid vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaTrans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid rollout failures 2.32am BST Abc Hobart is reporting Tasmanian Labor candidate Ben McGregor has resigned from candidacy over “...
Tags: Health, Energy, Facebook, Australia, European Union, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party


Australia news live: EU rejects Scott Morrison’s claim about missing 3.1m AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses

European Union says it hasn’t blocked further shipments of AstraZeneca earmarked for Australia. Follow the latest updates, liveEU denies blocking 3.1m Covid vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaTrans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid rollout failures 11.31pm BST Oh my good lord, there are too many interviews about the AstraZeneca vaccine this morning, and s...
Tags: Health, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, International Monetary Fund, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Papua New Guinea


Coercion or altruism: is China using its Covid vaccines to wield global power?

Beijing has donated millions of vaccines to developing countries but its largesse often comes with conditions attachedIn May 2020, China’s president, Xi Jinping, told the World Health Assembly its Covid-19 vaccines were “a global public good”, and their distribution would be part of Xi’s vision of a “shared future for the people of the world to work as one”.But in the months since, China’s alleged “vaccine diplomacy” has been consistently criticised internationally for being rolled out with cond...
Tags: Health, China, Australia news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Vaccines and immunisation, World Health Assembly, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia coronavirus news live: Queensland hotel quarantine cleaner contracts UK strain of Covid

High priority groups will begin receiving the vaccine earlier than anticipated; NSW south coast holiday locations on high alert; cricket crowd flocks to Sydney Test. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 7.58am GMT The Queensland hotel quarantine cleaner who tested positive to Covid-19, as confirmed earlier, has contracted the UK strain of the virus.The cleaner was working at a hotel that ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Mount Buller, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia coronavirus news live: NSW reports one Covid case and Victoria none as South Australia flags pre-flight testing

High priority groups will begin receiving the vaccine earlier than anticipated; NSW south coast holiday locations on high alert; cricket crowd flocks to Sydney Test. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 7.23am GMT Well, that was quick. Emergency warning downgraded for that bushfire in Victoria’s high country, near Mount Buller. As you were (fire is still there and people should be cautiou...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, Chapel Hill, NSW, Mount Buller, Australian foreign policy


Australia coronavirus news live: Vaccinations to begin in mid-to-late February as Queensland quarantine worker tests positive

High priority groups will begin receiving the vaccine earlier than anticipated; NSW south coast holiday locations on high alert; cricket crowd flocks to Sydney Test. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 3.03am GMT The Morrison government has back-flipped on its guarantee that Covid-19 vaccines will be voluntary.As recently as 3 December the health minister, Greg Hunt, said the vaccine rol...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Perth, Morrison, WA


Australia coronavirus news live: Morrison says vaccinations to begin in mid-to-late February as Queensland quarantine worker tests positive

High priority groups will begin receiving the vaccine earlier than anticipated; NSW south coast holiday locations on high alert; cricket crowd flocks to Sydney Test. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 2.18am GMT Morrison was asked if he had considered restricting travel from the UK.He says that is being considered by the AHPPC at the moment and they will provide their recommendation to ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Morrison, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia coronavirus news live: Morrison to speak as NSW reports one new Covid case and Victoria records none

NSW south coast holiday locations on high alert; cricket crowd flocks to Sydney Test; and national cabinet meets to discuss vaccine and international travel. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 1.16am GMT The seat of US parliamentary democracy has been looted by rioters and a coronavirus pandemic is out of control across America, the UK and much of Europe, so of course the Australian sto...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Australia, US, America, Georgia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Australia coronavirus news live: NSW reports one new Covid case and Victoria records none as cricket crowd flocks to Sydney Test

NSW south coast holiday locations on high alert as national cabinet meets to discuss vaccine and international travel. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 12.20am GMT A reporter asks Andrews if he has been frustrated by the way the outbreak has been managed in NSW.He says:I am not here to comment on other states, I am much more about putting forward a positive plan and the positive plan ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, NSW, Andrews, John Barilaro, UKI, Australian foreign policy


Australia coronavirus news live: Daniel Andrews to give Covid update as Victoria records no new cases and NSW south coast on high alert

Thousands more people in NSW urged to get tested as national cabinet meets to discuss vaccine and international travel. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 11.36pm GMT The safety messages at the SCG have been playing on repeat.I’ve been standing next to this automated message at the @scg for 3 hours pic.twitter.com/NEQ2G1Pt1q 11.34pm GMT If you are interested in the third test, and s...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, NSW, SCG, Australian foreign policy


Australia coronavirus news live: south coast venues added to NSW Covid hotspots as Victoria records no new cases

Thousands more people urged to get tested as national cabinet meets to discuss vaccine and international travel. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 10.28pm GMT Back in Australia now, an emergency warning remains in place for the Red Gully fire north of Perth in Western Australia.Residents in Ocean Drive, Ocean Farms Estate, and Seaview Park have been told to immediately enact their bush...
Tags: Health, Congress, Australia, Australia news, Gop, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Biden, Perth, Western Australia


Australia news live: two new Covid cases discovered on Sydney's northern beaches; Victoria attorney general resigns

Plus: federal government over barley tariffs, and storm and flood warnings issued for NSW. Follow the latest updatesAircrew driver tests positive for Covid in NSWFollow coronavirus global news live 7.18am GMT Just to recap, there have been three new locally-acquired cases of Covid-19 in New South Wales.The first is a 45-year-old man who is a driver for aircrew at the airport from south-west Sydney. 6.57am GMT Important to note there, the two new cases in NSW so far have not been linked...
Tags: Health, Australia, China, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Western Australia


Australia news live: severe thunderstorms predicted for NSW; Victoria attorney general resigns

Plus: aircrew driver tests positive for coronavirus in Sydney, and heavy rain and flash flooding forecast for northern NSW. Follow the latest updates Aircrew driver tests positive for Covid in NSWFollow coronavirus global news live 5.17am GMT The ACT is included in BOM’s storm warnings.⚡SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING⚡ for HEAVY, LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL. Warning current for much of central and eastern NSW and the ACT. 79mm recorded at Hillview in 1hr to 3:45pm.⚠️Warnings: https://t.co/JMN9fxJ0...
Tags: Health, Australia, China, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Western Australia


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 politics live: WA to reopen borders; NSW and Victoria lose AAA credit rating

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 6.25am GMT Good afternoon! It’s so nice outside (if you’re in Sydney)! You should be outside enjoying the weather, but also still constantly and anxiously checking this blog obviously. The...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison


Australian politics live: WA to reopen borders; NSW and Victoria lose AAA credit rating

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 5.22am GMT It looks like Bridget Archer is abstaining again - I can’t see her in the chamber. 5.21am GMT The third reading debate is happening on the cashless debit card legislation v...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, House, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt


Australian politics live: WA to reopen borders; NSW and Victoria lose AAA credit rating – question time

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 4.23am GMT For those asking, South Australians travelling to WA will have to quarantine for two weeks (at the moment)NSW and Victoria (along with every other jurisdiction other than SA) wi...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, National party


Australian politics live: NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions – question time

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; 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 3.23am GMT Andrew Wilkie has the independent’s question today:Centrelink’s automated data matching system is now terrorising pensioners this time with...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt


Australian politics live: NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; 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 1.17am GMT Christian Porter said once the IR bill is introduced to parliament (most likely Wednesday) it will go to committee for review and further c...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison


Australian politics live: Queensland reports three Covid cases in hotel quarantine; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; 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 12.14am GMT NSW has recorded no locally acquired Covid cases in the past 24 hours. Four people in hotel quarantine have tested positive.We are still w...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt


Australian politics live: NSW and Victoria to ease Covid restrictions; final sitting week of parliament

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; 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 9.35pm GMT Richard Marles spoke to ABC News Breakfast this morning about the foreign interference bill, which he said was “half baked” - but Labor is ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Greg Hunt, Bill


Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new case – as it happened

Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, tests positive; Law Council concerned over federal government’s Asio powers bill; health minister says vaccine rollout on track for March. This blog is now closed Sydney hotel quarantine worker diagnosed with Covid-19NSW hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 7.49am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Thanks as always for reading. We’ll be back with the news as it happens, tomorrow morning.Here is ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Liberal


Australia politics: Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new Covid case – question time live

Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; Greg Hunt says vaccine rollout still on track for March; coronavirus traces found in sewage in Sydney’s north-west. Follow all the latest live • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 3.24am GMT Michael McCormack’s dixer seems to be aimed at Andrew Bolt:I say to people listening to this watching this there are jobs in the regions, good well paying jobs come have a look, come to the regions you won...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, Australia news, House, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Andrew Bolt


Australia politics live: Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new Covid case

Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; Greg Hunt says vaccine rollout still on track for March; coronavirus traces found in sewage in Sydney’s north-west. Follow all the latest live • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 1.17am GMT It’s the international day of persons with disabilities.Bill Shorten attended an event in parliament held to highlight the day.I’ve questioned whether 2 tell this story as theres a sense of shame in it. A ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Bill Shorten, Great Barrier Reef, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Australian economy


Australia politics live: NSW hotel quarantine worker tests positive for Covid

Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; Greg Hunt says vaccine rollout still on track for March; coronavirus traces found in sewage in Sydney’s north-west. Follow all the latest live 9.18pm GMT NSW Health has issued its official alert on the new Covid case – it is not connected to the fragments which were found in the wastewater: NSW Health was notified late last night (2 December 2020) of a new case of Covid-19 in a person who works at...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, NSW Health


Adelaide pizza worker accused of misleading Covid contact tracers will not be charged – as it happened

NSW lifts coronavirus restrictions and the OECD warns Australia over China exports. This blog is now closedAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 7.36am GMT And that’s where we’ll leave the blog for today. Thanks as always for reading, we’ll be back tomorrow, with Amy Remeikis at the helm in the morning.Here’s what happened today: 7.11am GMT ...
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