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Scott Morrison calls on European Union to supply outstanding AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses

Australia has accused the EU of ‘semantics’ after European Commission said just one shipment of 250,000 AstraZeneca doses has been formally blocked, but Coalition says AZ has not been able to secure an export licence from EuropeFollow the Australia liveblogEU denies blocking 3.1m vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ Scott Morrison denies his government has presented the publ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Scott Morrison, Papua New Guinea, Josh Frydenberg, Coronavirus


Australia accuses EU of ‘semantics’ over blocked AstraZeneca Covid vaccine claims

European Commission says just one shipment of 250,000 AstraZeneca doses has been formally blocked, but Coalition says AZ has not been able to secure an export licence from EuropeFollow the Australia liveblogEU denies blocking 3.1m vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ A diplomatic dispute between the Australian government and the European Union over vaccine access has worsene...
Tags: Health, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Canberra, Papua New Guinea, Morrison, Josh Frydenberg, Coronavirus


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


Australia politics live: Facebook to restore Australian news from Friday, says Frydenberg

AFP warns Scott Morrison about delays in reporting alleged criminal conduct. Follow live updatesMan accused of raping Brittany Higgins returned to Parliament HouseDutton says police told him about rape allegation days before story brokeFollow our global coronavirus live blog 7.16am GMT The treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, has indicated Facebook will restore Australian news to Australian users’ feeds on Friday.Frydenberg told 2GB Radio:I understand you will see some changes from tomorrow, that’s w...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Australian media, Victoria, Liberal party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Peter Dutton, Australian economy


Australia politics live: first shipment of Pfizer vaccine lands in Australia

Parliament marks anniversary of national apology to stolen generations, and quarantine-free border to New Zealand closed over UK variant Covid cases. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Follow all the latest global coronavirus newsVictoria Covid hotspotsVictoria stage 4 rules and restrictionsAustralia state by state rules explained 5.28am GMT This looks like almost being done and dusted.Josh Frydenberg says the changes are minor, but will provide "comfort" to tech players that the c...
Tags: Health, Business, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Australian media, Welfare, New Zealand, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


SA fire prompts emergency warning; Victoria to reopen to regional NSW – as it happened

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; NSW reports four new local infections; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas. This blog is now closedVictoria to reopen border to regional NSW tonightCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 8.09am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Here is everything that happen...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Daniel Andrews, Josh Frydenberg


Australia news live: SA bushfire prompts emergency warning; Victoria to reopen border to regional NSW

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; NSW reports four new local Covid cases; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas. Follow the latest updatesVictoria to reopen border to regional NSW tonightCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 8.09am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Here is everything that hap...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Daniel Andrews


Australia news live: partner of Brisbane hotel cleaner tests positive for UK Covid variant; SA bushfire prompts emergency warning

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; NSW reports four new local cases; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas for coronavirus. Follow the latest updatesCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 7.24am GMT A spokesman for Fire and Rescue NSW has just confirmed to Guardian Australia that there were no people on board a ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Australia news live: SA bushfire prompts emergency warning, while NSW reports four new local Covid cases

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas for coronavirus; in NSW three new cases linked to Berala cluster and one recorded in Mt Druitt. Follow the latest updatesCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 6.18am GMT Acting prime minister Michael McCormack has spoken to reporters in Na...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: NSW reports four new local Covid cases, as south-east Qld lockdown to end today

NSW premier announces three new cases linked to Berala cluster to 8pm, plus one Mt Druitt case overnight. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Covid hotspots NSWNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to end 12.22am GMT Chief health officer Chant has been asked if the highly contagious UK variant of Covid-19 has become more common in hotel quarantine:It’s expected that we will continue to see these variant strains and they will be in an increasing proportion of...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: Brisbane and south-east Qld Covid lockdown to end at 6pm Monday

No new local cases in past 24 hours, Queensland premier says in coronavirus update. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 11.25pm GMT Queensland chief health officer Jeannette Young has been asked if one more UK variant case would be enough to send the city back into lockdown. It depends where it is found. If we find one of these people we have put into quarantine in their home and we find them positive... then no it wouldn’t because they are there in quarantine. We are doing that in...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Australia news live: Queensland awaits Covid lockdown update; Victoria records no new cases; next 14 days 'pivotal' for NSW

Queensland premier to give update at 9am as Brisbane enters day three of snap lockdown. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 9.54pm GMT Melburnians are set to swelter today as the city braces for the hottest day in more than a year (and I say this from a place of authority as I’m currently typing this blog sitting in front of a fan on full blast and it isn’t even 9am). This comes as the state’s north-west is on high alert for bushfires.The temperature is set to hit 38C in Melbourne ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: Queensland awaits news on coronavirus lockdown; next 14 days 'pivotal' for NSW

Victoria records no new Covid cases; Queensland premier to give update at 9am as Brisbane enters day three of snap lockdown. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 9.23pm GMT Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is speaking with ABC News Breakfast now. He was asked how Queensland’s lockdown and other border closures have affected Australia’s economic recovery:We have this new strain. It is more infectious, and the Queensland government took a prudent course of action, which was a short, ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Josh Frydenberg, ABC News Breakfast, Coronavirus


Sydney cluster jumps to 17 as WA requires NSW visitors to isolate - as it happened

People on Sydney’s northern beaches urged to stay home as Queensland and South Australia consider border restrictions. This blog is now closedNSW coronavirus hotspots: Sydney and regional Covid case locationsNew Zealand: Ardern unveils Covid vaccine deals as economy reboundsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 8.31am GMT We are going to wrap up the live blog for today, but we will be back again for Friday. In case you missed it, here’s some of what made the news this Thursday 17 December:...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, Western Australia, Australian economy, Australia Weather


Coronavirus Australia live: Sydney Covid cluster jumps to 17 as WA requires NSW visitors to isolate

People on Sydney’s northern beaches urged to stay home as Queensland and South Australia consider border restrictions. Follow latest updatesNSW coronavirus hotspots: Sydney and regional Covid case locationsNew Zealand: Ardern unveils Covid vaccine deals as economy reboundsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 8.12am GMT We have basically quoted it in full already but here’s the release about the northern beaches.pic.twitter.com/Pa42fJy7gZ 8.00am GMT The stay-at-home request for people ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, Western Australia, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live: NSW records six local Covid cases as Queensland and South Australia consider border restrictions

State breaks 12-day streak of no local transmission after Sydney airport driver tests positive and five cases emerge on the northern beaches. Follow latest updatesNSW coronavirus hotspots: list of Sydney and regional Covid case locationsNew Zealand: Ardern unveils Covid vaccine deals as economy reboundsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 4.25am GMT AAP is reporting that anti-Adani activists have staged sit-ins at two Queensland bank branches over the Indian miner’s controversial coal pro...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, Western Australia, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live: NSW records six local Covid cases and Queensland considers border restrictions

State breaks 12-day streak of no local transmission after Sydney airport driver test positive and five cases emerge on the northern beaches. Follow latest updatesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 2.26am GMT One of the people who tested positive today was a man in his 60s who lives in Frenchs Forest on the southern end of the northern beaches peninsula. The man, who is now isolating, had been working in a band called Nothing Too Serious (not joking) that performed at Avalon RSL on 11 De...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Western Australia, Australian economy, Australia Weather


Coronavirus Australia live: Queensland considers border restrictions as NSW records five local Covid cases

State breaks 12-day streak of no local transmission after Sydney airport driver test positive and four mystery cases emerge in the northern beaches. Follow latest updatesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 1.31am GMT An update on the refugees detained at the Mantra Hotel in Prestons: it is now understood that police will be moving them to the Park Royal hotel in Carlton. Police present at the Park Royal hotel in Carlton where’s it’s believed detainees have been moved. This is believed to...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Western Australia, Carlton, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live: NSW authorities scramble after five cases of local Covid transmission

State breaks 12-day streak with no local transmission as Sydney airport driver test positive and four mystery cases emerge in the northern beaches. Follow latest updatesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 11.26pm GMT Berejiklian finishes her press conference by saying NSW is considering changing the guidelines for how international air crew quarantine.“The challenge for us is not so much the guidelines, but people’s willingness to stick to them,” she says. “Some air crew are choosing to ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian economy, Australia Weather, Josh Frydenberg


Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter, national accounts reveal

OECD warns Australia over China exports; US ambassador to Australia accuses China of spreading ‘disinformation’; refugee advocates have partial win against Peter Dutton in high court – follow the latest updatesAfghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic legSports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its investigationFollow our global coronavirus live blog 1.22am GMT Sky News has a new host.Cory Bernardi will host his own show, ‘Bernadi’ from next year....
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, US, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian military, Victoria, OECD, Labor party


RBA cuts cash rate to new historic low of 0.1% – live news

Trade tensions with China escalate; NSW on alert after restaurant worker at Jasmins1 in Liverpool tests positive for Covid. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow the global coronavirus live blog NSW Covid hotspots: list of Sydney and regional case locations 4.25am GMT Opposition assistant treasury spokesman Stephen Jones has called the rate cut “a pretty clear signal that more needs to be done from the government to support the economy”. We’re expecting a rare Reserve Bank of Au...
Tags: Health, China, Interest Rates, Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


Greg Hunt defends government's record on providing aged care PPE – question time live

Labor targets Coalition over provision of personal protective equipment to aged care homes during coronavirus pandemic. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus email 3.28am GMT The NRL has backflipped on a decision not to play the national anthem during this year’s State of Origin series after a backla...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Greg Hunt, NRL, Kevin Rudd, Josh Frydenberg, NSW, Advance Australia Fair, Ed Husic, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: Victoria reports five new coronavirus cases and 400 Melbourne residents given stay-at-home order

Suburbs in Melbourne’s north on high alert after school student tests positive. Follow the latest Follow 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 7.21am BST Mathias Cormann and Paul Fletcher have released a statement saying they have instructed the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, to...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Muslim, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Australia Post CEO stood aside over Cartier watches, and Victoria reports five new coronavirus cases – live

A school student in Melbourne’s north tested positive to coronavirus. 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 5.25am BST Liberal senator Claire Chandler is on the attack over Australian Human Rights Commission guidelines about transgender people’s inclusion in sport.Chandler’s concerns seem to be: 5.24am BST ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy


Australian politics live: Victoria reports five new Covid cases as Melbourne goes on high alert

A school student in Melbourne’s north tested positive to coronavirus, putting the suburbs of Dallas, Roxburgh Park, Broadmeadows, Preston and West Heidelberg on high alert. 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 12.34am BST Just to be clear - Amanda Stoker called back the AG’s department to ask about the tweets ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy


Australian politics live: Victoria reports five new Covid cases as Melbourne's northern suburbs go on high alert

A school student in Melbourne’s north tested positive to coronavirus, putting the suburbs of Dallas, Roxburgh Park, Broadmeadows, Preston and West Heidelberg on high alert. 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 11.37pm BST Peter Dutton has delivered a virtual speech to the SMH and the Age National Security Summ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Liberal, South Australia, Peter Dutton, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Australian politics live: five Melbourne suburbs on Covid alert as Victoria and NSW premiers still under pressure

A school student in Melbourne’s north tested positive to coronavirus putting the suburbs of Dallas, Roxburgh Park, Broadmeadows, Preston and West Heidelberg on high alert. Follow live 9.30pm BST NSW Health authorities have also issued a Covid alert for anyone who attended the Bathurst 1000 race over the weekend - which has been extended to residents of Bathurst itself.That was after remnants of Covid were picked up as part of sewerage testing. From NSW Health:The sample comprises wastewater ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


Australia federal budget 2020 live: Frydenberg forecasts net debt will reach just under $1 trillion

Treasurer hands down federal budget derailed by coronavirus pandemic. Follow all today’s news live One death and 15 new cases in VictoriaFollow the global coronavirus live blog Full Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases map Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.29am BST It doesn’t really address the issue though, does it minister?Our commitment to the $5.2 billion Indigenous Advancement Strategy will see work continuing to reduce th...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, Australia, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison


Australia federal budget 2020: Josh Frydenberg delivers speech to parliament amid record debt – live

Treasurer hands down federal budget derailed by coronavirus pandemic. Follow all today’s news liveOne death and 15 new cases in VictoriaFollow the global coronavirus live blog Full Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases map Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 9.22am BST Just a reminder of what we’ll see in less than ten minutes time. The budget papers will be released at 7.30pm and reporting and analysis from the Guardian’s team, who ...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, Australia, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Guardian, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


Australia federal budget 2020: tax cuts at heart of Coalition recovery strategy as Victoria records 15 new coronavirus cases – question time

Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver a federal budget delayed and derailed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and Rebekha Sharkie confirms she will pass controversial university package. Follow all today’s news liveOne death and 15 new cases in VictoriaFollow the global coronavirus live blog Full Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases map Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.21am BST And that’s it. Speaker Tony Smith makes a statement to the h...
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