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Welfare raise deemed 'inadequate' by unions; government reaches media code agreement – as it happened

ACTU president Michele O’Neil says jobseeker changes not enough for people to ‘live with dignity’; social media giant reaches agreement with Australian government. This blog is now closedBrittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackHiggins’ rape allegation has launched five inquiries. Here’s the breakdownWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 8.07am GMT With that, I will leave you for the day. Here’s a recap of toda...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, House Of Representatives, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Higgins, ACTU, Rebekha Sharkie, Centre Alliance, Michele O'Neil, Coronavirus, Bob Katter Helen Haines Andrew Wilkie


Australia news live: ACTU says $50 jobseeker raise is 'inadequate'; Facebook to restore Australian news pages

ACTU president Michele O’Neil says jobseeker changes not enough for people to ‘live with dignity’; social media giant reaches agreement with Australian government. Follow the latest updates liveBrittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackHiggins’ rape allegation has launched five inquiries. Here’s the breakdownWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 7.23am GMT Reset Australia, an initiative working to counter digita...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Anthony Albanese, Kevin Andrews, Higgins, Christian Porter, ACTU, Michele O'Neil, FamilyVoice Australia, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Facebook to restore Australian news pages; Labor pursues Morrison over Craig Kelly resignation

Social media giant reaches agreement with Australian government; Morrison faces mores questions over releasing report into what his office knew of rape allegations. Follow the latest updates liveBrittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackHiggins’ rape allegation has launched five inquiries. Here’s the breakdownWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 4.34am GMT The LNP senator James McGrath seems to be taking Craig ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Labor, Australia, Australia news, House, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Higgins, LNP, James McGrath, Craig Kelly, Louise Milligan


Australia news live: Labor grills Morrison over Craig Kelly resignation; jobseeker to increase by $50 a fortnight

Kelly says he will support government on confidence and supply; Morrison faces mores questions over releasing report into what his office knew of rape allegations. Follow the latest updates liveBrittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackHiggins’ rape allegation has launched five inquiries. Here’s the breakdownWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 3.34am GMT The crux of the IR stuff today is that the gig economy h...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Kelly, Fair Work Commission, Higgins, Craig Kelly, Ian Ross, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Craig Kelly resigns to join crossbench; jobseeker to increase by $50 a fortnight

Kelly says he will support government on confidence and supply; Morrison faces mores questions over releasing report into what his office knew of rape allegationsBrittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 2.29am GMT The government still as a one-seat buffer, as it hold 76 seats of 151 in the House of Representatives including speaker Tony Smith.Labor is saying the Morrison go...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, House Of Representatives, Australian politics, Qantas, Rex, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Smith, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Kelly, Higgins, Consumer Commission, Tony Smith


Australia news live: Craig Kelly quits Liberal party to join crossbench; Albanese gets Covid vaccine

Kelly says he will support government on confidence and supply; Morrison faces mores questions over releasing report into what his office knew of rape allegationsBrittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 1.35am GMT Michaelia Cash on the new mutual obligations:In the first instance there will be a require for job seekers to attend face-to-face appointments with their provider...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Kelly, Higgins, Albanese, Craig Kelly, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Albanese gets Covid vaccination; government under pressure over handling of Higgins' claim

Labor leader has Covid-19 jab; Morrison face mores questions over releasing report into what his office knew of rape allegations. Follow live Brittany Higgins’ partner abandons Canberra job due to fears of paybackWhen will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 11.22pm GMT AAP has taken a look at Australian consumer confidence in the wake of the vaccine roll out:Australians are hardly punching the air that the coronavirus vaccine has arrived to lead t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, United States, Australian politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Higgins, Albanese, Coronavirus, Brittany Higgins


Australia news live: New Covid variant found in Australia; disability royal commission reconvenes

Cases of B1525 with worrying mutations found in 10 countries, with vaccine rollout preparations under way and hotel quarantine back in the spotlight. Follow all today’s news and updates, liveVictoria Covid hotspotsVictoria stage 4 rules and restrictionsAustralia state by state rules explainedFollow our coronavirus global live blog 9.20pm GMT People on Jobseeker, along with representatives from the community sector are headed to parliament house today, to plea with the government to a) give s...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Victoria, Canberra, Morrison, Katharine Murphy, Guardian Essential, Coronavirus, New Covid


Australia news live: Sydney and Melbourne on alert over Covid cases as Australian Open begins

Melbourne quarantine hotel worker tests positive to Covid; NSW issues alert over returned traveller case. Follow the latest news liveMelbourne quarantine worker tests positive as ‘low-level’ case puts NSW on alertNational proposal for Day 16 testsCovid rules explainedFollow all the global coronavirus news live 12.19am GMT Albanese has been asked about the push from the Nationals to have the agriculture industry to be excluded from any commitments to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. I...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Labor party, Melbourne, Australian Open, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth


Australia politics live: emergency warning issued for Perth blaze as city and WA's south-west enter Covid lockdown

Authorities warn of imminent threat to lives and homes in fire; Scott Morrison gives first major speech of 2021; much of Western Australia shut down. Follow the latest updates, liveMedia companies plead guilty to breaching Pell suppression orderPM lays out vaccine rollout planMuch of WA goes into five-day lockdown after hotel guard tests positivePerth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 8.02am GMT And, breathe. That’s all for tod...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Western Australian Politics, Anthony Albanese, WA


Australia politics live: Perth and WA’s south-west enter Covid lockdown; media companies plead guilty to breaching George Pell court order

Victorian court hears most charges against 27 companies and individuals to be dismissed; Scott Morrison gives first major speech of 2021; much of Western Australia shut down. Follow the latest updates, liveMedia companies plead guilty to breaching Pell suppression orderPM lays out vaccine rollout planMuch of WA goes into five-day lockdown after hotel guard tests positivePerth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 4.35am GMT Eddie M...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Collingwood, Eddie McGuire, Western Australian Politics, Anthony Albanese


Australia politics live: Perth and WA’s south-west enter Covid lockdown; Scott Morrison lays out vaccine rollout plan

Prime minister gives first major speech of 2021; much of Western Australia shut down, with politicians returning to the ACT for parliament forced to isolate. Follow all the latest news and updates, livePM lays out vaccine rollout planMuch of WA goes into five-day lockdown after hotel guard tests positivePerth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 2.35am GMT We’ll hear from Mark McGowan very soon WA premier Mark McGowan and health m...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Western Australian Politics, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, WA, Mark McGowan


Australia politics live: NSW and Victoria report no new local Covid cases as Perth and WA's south-west enter lockdown

Much of Western Australia shut down, with politicians returning to the ACT for parliament forced to isolate. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveMuch of WA goes into five-day lockdown after hotel guard tests positivePerth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 1.32am GMT The prime minister is on his feet and behind the lectern for his first major speech of 2021. 1.31am GMT And Queensland is remaining shut to the WA hotsp...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Western Australian Politics, Anthony Albanese, NSW, WA


Morrison commits $1.9bn to Australia's vaccine rollout as he prepares to withdraw pandemic payments

PM to open parliamentary year with speech that reassures continued suppression of Covid and promises economic recovery Scott Morrison will commit $1.9bn for Australia’s vaccine rollout and attempt to bolster consumer confidence while preparing the public for the withdrawal of fiscal supports in a scene-setting address ahead of the resumption of parliament.With MPs converging on Canberra for the opening of the new parliamentary year, the prime minister will outline five priorities for 2021 in a s...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Welfare, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Morrison, National Press Club, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus Australia live: two tennis players test positive and two cases reclassified but no reprieve from quarantine

Two positive Covid cases reclassified as cases of ‘viral shedding’ from previous infection, but hard lockdown of those who shared flights remains. Follow latest updatesNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsState-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explainedFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 9.25pm GMT It is likely to be very hot this long weekend in many parts of the country, with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s for some cities.This morning’...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australia sport, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Open, Canberra, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


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


A Covid Christmas story: the quarantined traveller and the Sydney office workers

When Bronwyn Young began 14 days of isolation at a hotel she didn’t expect to make friends with workers in the building next doorIt’s the kind of Christmas story that could only happen during Covid.Bronwyn Young, a longtime Canberra resident, had flown back into Australia for the festive season to visit her daughter, who she hadn’t seen for months. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Sydney, Canberra, Coronavirus, Bronwyn Young, Covid Bronwyn Young


Australian politics live: WA to change border quarantine rules on 8 December - as it happened

Chinese Embassy official dismisses ‘rage and roar’ over controversial tweet; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program. This blog is now closedPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Joel Fitzgibbon isolated on stripping misbehaving judges of pensionsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 8.00am GMT And that’s where we’ll leave the blog for today. Thanks as always for readi...
Tags: Health, Abc, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Canberra


Australian politics live: Chinese embassy accuses Canberra of overreacting to tweet on Afghan killings

Embassy official dismisses ‘rage and roar’ over tweet; new WA border rules not requiring quarantine to start on 8 December; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program. Follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 5.29am GMT One Nation is out, howeverOne Nation...
Tags: Health, Labor, Abc, Senate, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party


Australian politics live: WA opens borders to Victoria and NSW; US national security council tweets at China over wine tariffs

New WA border rules not requiring quarantine to start on 8 December; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet. Follow latest updates Poll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 4.29am GMT Parliament continues until next Thursday and...
Tags: Health, Abc, China, US, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


Australian politics live: WA lifts quarantine requirements for visitors from Victoria and NSW

New WA border rules to start on 8 December; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet. Follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 1.10am GMT Labor caucus has finished – and of most interest was a debate on a Rex...
Tags: Health, Labor, Abc, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


Australian politics live: communications minister complains to ABC chair over Four Corners episode

Paul Fletcher writes to Ita Buttrose about ‘Canberra Bubble’ program; Australia reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet; Reserve Bank board to meet – follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 12.25am GMT WA’s premier, Mark McGow...
Tags: Health, Abc, Australia, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet

Queensland tourism operators hope reopening of border to Victoria and Sydney will help economic recovery; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet; Reserve Bank board to meet – follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 9.23pm GMT Penny Wong appeared on ABC News Breakfast th...
Tags: Health, Australia, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Canberra, Scott Morrison


Australian politics live: Twitter flags tweet about ADF as Chinese state media ridicules apology demand

Scott Morrison had called on China to apologise and sought removal of tweet; Victoria revamps hotel quarantine program under single agency with private security banned. Follow all the latestChina condemns ‘murder’ of Afghans by Australian troopsFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 6.26am GMT The ASX200 has had its best month on record, with gains of 9.96 per cent coming amid optimism for a coronavirus vaccine and US election results.The record, set af...
Tags: Health, Energy, Australia, China, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party, Tasmania


Australian politics live: Twitter flags Chinese government's tweet with fake image of ADF soldier

Prime minister calls on China to apologise and seeks removal of tweet; Victoria revamps hotel quarantine program under single agency with private security banned. Follow all the latestChina condemns ‘murder’ of Afghans by Australian troopsFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 5.33am GMT Elaine Pearson, the director of Human Rights Watch in Australia, told Guardian Australia the tweet is “breathtakingly, gobsmackingly hypocritical”.Obviously war crimes ...
Tags: Health, Energy, Hong Kong, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Un, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australian politics live: Scott Morrison says Chinese government should be ashamed of 'repugnant' tweet on ADF soldiers

Prime minister calls on China to apologise and seeks removal of tweet; Victoria revamps hotel quarantine program under single agency with private security banned. Follow all the latestChina condemns ‘murder’ of Afghans by Australian troopsFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 3.29am GMT The Labor opposition leader, Anthony Albanese, backed Morrison’s stand, arguing the tweet was gratuitous, inflammatory and deeply offensive. “Australia’s condemnation ...
Tags: Health, Energy, Labor, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party, Canberra


Australian politics live: Scott Morrison says Chinese government should be 'ashamed' of tweet on Afghan killings by Australian soldiers

China foreign ministry says it is ‘shocked’ by Brereton report’s findings; Victoria revamps hotel quarantine program under single agency with private security banned. Follow the latestChina condemns ‘murder’ of Afghans by Australian troopsFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 2.29am GMT “The only thing that has brought shame today is this appalling post by the Chinese government,” says Scott Morrison.Morrison is having audio problems, so there is a del...
Tags: Health, Energy, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party, Canberra, Scott Morrison, National party


Australian politics live: Chinese foreign ministry condemns 'murder' of Afghan civilians by Australian soldiers

China ‘shocked’ by Brereton report’s findings; Daniel Andrews announces department of health to be split; NSW reaches 23rd day in a row with no new infections; PM remains at the Lodge after trip to Japan. Follow the latestFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 1.17am GMT After the news that Russia had raised concerns about Australian special forces’ actions in Afghanistan, China too is speaking up over the findings of the Brereton report.Zhao Lijian, a ...
Tags: Health, Energy, Japan, Abc, China, Russia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australian politics live: emissions figures released as NSW approaches Covid elimination

State reaches 23rd day in a row with no new infections; PM remains at the Lodge after trip to Japan; international students return to Darwin; pressure grows for tougher anti-corruption body. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 12.26am GMT There is about to be a cabinet reshuffle, so all the government MPs are being a little more sensitive, and bolshy, than usual. It’s like all the worst drama kids are fighting to be the u...
Tags: Health, Energy, Japan, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Melbourne, Liberal party, Canberra, Scott Morrison


Australian politics live: Morrison still in isolation as parliament returns for final 2020 sitting

PM remains at The Lodge after trip to Japan; pressure grows for tougher anti-corruption body; 2020 emissions figures to be released; and office workers return in limited numbers in Melbourne. Follow all the latest updates Follow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 9.18pm GMT Asked about just speaking to his counterparts in China, Simon Birmingham says:Well, I can pick up the phone, but they’re not choosing to do so. If you’re calling and no one is answering...
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