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

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


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

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


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

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


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 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


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


NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – question time live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first case of re-infection. Follow the latestFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.28am BST Tim Wilson is obviously vying with Vince Connolly for ‘best backbencher dixer performance 2020’ - either that, or he has spent too ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann, Liberal


Question time: Labor pursues government over airport land deal – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.15am BST Michael McCormack has taken the despatch box, arguing that Labor should be out and about talking up the government’s budget.Or something. 4.13...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Melbourne wakes up to eased lockdown as federal parliament returns

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; parliament resumes with the Coalition’s universities bill on the agenda. Follow live 10.21pm BST After smashing up the states which closed their borders practically every day since borders closed, Michael McCormack says states who didn’t sign up as part of the New Zealand travel bubble they can always just close their borders.That’s after about 55 New Zealanders travelled into Victoria, which has not signed up to th...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


New Zealand refuses quarantine-free trips from Australia as ACT joins travel bubble

Jacinda Ardern says her country will not open up until Australia records a month without community transmission of Covid-19New Zealand will not reciprocate quarantine-free trips across the Tasman as the Australian Capital Territory joins Australia’s travel bubble with the country.On Friday, Australia’s deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, announced New South Wales and the Northern Territory would allow Kiwis to bypass the compulsory fortnight of quarantine on arrival from 16 October. Contin...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, New South Wales, New Zealand, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Michael McCormack, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus outbreak, Covid 19New Zealand


Coronavirus Australia live update: state debt set to soar during Covid crisis, says Standard & Poor’s

Victoria reports four deaths and 13 new Covid cases while NSW records no new locally acquired cases for fifth day as pressure mounts over border closures. Follow all today’s updatesFollow 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 coronavirus email 8.14am BST The deputy PM, Michael McCormack, has insisted that the government doesn’t want fewer audits, even a...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews


Coronavirus Australia live update: jobseeker rate will be extended into 2021 'if required', minister says

Eight new WA Covid cases from cargo ship; Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry told security decision influenced by police preference; Vic records three deaths and five new cases; NSW reports zero. Follow live 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 coronavirus email 9.33am BST With that we’ll be closing the blog for today. Thanks for reading along an...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Carmichael, Victoria, Labor party


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry finds private security decision influenced by police preference

Melbourne’s stage four restrictions ease as Victoria records three deaths and five new Covid cases and NSW reports zero. Follow live 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 coronavirus email 5.12am BST In Victorian hotel quarantine inquiry news.BREAKING: Counsel assisting Ben Ihle tells hotel quarantine inquiry it can “comfortably find” Victorian G...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, National party


Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds press conference as Victoria records five new Covid cases and three deaths

Melbourne’s stage four restrictions ease, with more people returning to workplaces. Meanwhile, analysts urge government to spend more to support recovery as jobseeker wage subsidy cut. Follow live 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 coronavirus email 2.34am BST Q: Would you consider giving up payroll tax in return for something like an increase...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Canberra


Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews to hold press conference as Victoria records five new Covid cases and three deaths

Melbourne’s stage four restrictions ease, with more people returning to workplaces. Meanwhile, analysts urge government to spend more to support recovery as jobseeker wage subsidy cut. Follow live 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 coronavirus email 1.34am BST The Victorian premier has begun his 88th consecutive press conference All five death...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria records five new Covid cases and three deaths as Melbourne curfew lifts

Melbourne’s stage four restrictions ease, with more people returning to workplaces. Meanwhile, analysts urge government to spend more to support recovery as jobseeker wage subsidy cut. Follow live 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 coronavirus email 12.23am BST You can follow along with all the international news, with Helen Sullivan, here R...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Coronavirus Australia live updates: curfew lifts in Melbourne as jobkeeper payment cut

Melbourne’s stage four restrictions ease, with more people returning to workplaces. Meanwhile, analysts urge government to spend more to support recovery as jobseeker wage subsidy cut. Follow live 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 coronavirus email 11.23pm BST Michael McCormack was also on Sydney radio 2GB this morning, where he said taxpayer...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party


Coronavirus live update Australia: Victoria records 116 new Covid cases and 15 deaths as NSW reports three cases

Brisbane watches hotspots after youth detention centre outbreak, Victoria’s hotel inquiry continues and politicians gather in Canberra for the first time in 10 weeks. Follow today’s latest updatesFollow the global live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.20am BST Jim Chalmers is also asked about Anthony Fisher’s comments:When a vaccine is available and it’s roll...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Brisbane, Catholic, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Coronavirus update Australia: parliament resumes as Victoria records 116 new cases and 15 deaths – question time live

Brisbane watches hotspots after youth detention centre outbreak, Victoria’s hotel inquiry continues and politicians gather in Canberra for the first time in 10 weeks. Follow today’s latest updatesFollow the global live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.19am BST Labor’s Kristina Keneallyis now conducting a pop quiz of Colbeck, asking how many aged care faciliti...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Spain, Australia news, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus live update Australia: Victoria records 116 new cases and 15 deaths as NSW reports three new cases

Brisbane watches hotspots after youth detention centre outbreak, Victoria’s hotel inquiry continues and politicians gather in Canberra for the first time in 10 weeks. Follow today’s latest updatesFollow the global live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.35am BST And in New Zealand101 cases: the Auckland cluster is now the country's biggest, overtaking the Bluff wedding (98) and M...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus live update Australia: Victoria records 116 new cases and 15 deaths as Queensland reports one new case

Brisbane watches hotspots after youth detention centre outbreak, Victoria’s hotel inquiry continues and politicians gather in Canberra for the first time in 10 weeks. Follow today’s latest updatesFollow the global live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.19am BST Scott Ryan would also like some uniformity in restrictions - to allow MPs to come to Canberra and do their job, unhinde...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus Australia latest updates: Victoria records 116 new cases and 15 deaths as Queensland reports one new case – follow live

Brisbane watches hotspots after youth detention centre outbreak, Victoria’s hotel inquiry continues and politicians gather in Canberra for the first time in 10 weeks. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 12.18am BST Queensland authorities are waiting on the genomic testing on the new virus infection to return, in an attempt to trace back where the woman was infected.All of Gre...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Tasmania


Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria reports 12 new cases as MP Adem Somyurek sacked – federal question time live

Victoria’s premier says minister accused of branch stacking was not given an opportunity to resign. Follow the latest updates liveAndrews says there is no place in his government for SomyurekCabinet ministers claim expenses for trip involving fundraiserFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 5.27am BST Labor is torturing us all today. This is Michael McCormack’s third trip to the despatch box.Terri Butler:We’re gettin...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Anthony Albanese


Australia coronavirus: Tasmania to close hotspot hospitals and shut down retail trading in north-west – as it happened

Sixty-one of the state’s 133 confirmed cases are linked to the hospitals and 35 are healthcare workers. This blog is now closedFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 9.51am BST That’s where we will leave the live blog for Easter Sunday.This is what happened in all news coronavirus-related today:...
Tags: Cruises, Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian police and policing, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, National party, South Australia


Australia coronavirus update live: Tasmania to close hotspot hospitals and shut down retail trading in north-west – latest news

Sixty-one of the state’s 133 confirmed cases are linked to the hospitals and 35 are healthcare workers. Follow updates liveFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 9.29am BST The deputy CMO Michael Kidd has been on ABC News Radio. He believes Australia isn’t currently missing that many cases that ...
Tags: Cruises, Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Australian police and policing, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, National party, South Australia


Australia coronavirus update live: Victoria extends state of emergency as travellers fly in from cruise nightmare – latest news

Premier Daniel Andrews says state of emergency will be extended for a further four weeks as Australians trapped on Antarctic cruise ship arrive in Melbourne. Follow updates liveFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 1.20am BST A little bit more from Victorian premier Daniel Andrews, who also gav...
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Australia coronavirus update live: travellers fly in from cruise nightmare as Christians adapt to Easter in a pandemic – latest news

Australians who were trapped on the Antarctic cruise ship Greg Mortimer have finally arrived in Melbourne, where they will be quarantined. Follow updates liveFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 12.23am BST The Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is speaking to David Speers on the ABC’s Insider’s progra...
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Royal flying doctors funded to provide mental health outreach for first time

Service gets $84m boost to hire mental health nurses for rural and remote regionsThe Turnbull government will provide an extra $84m to the Royal Flying Doctor Service to expand essential health services by providing mental health nurses for remote and rural areas.On Thursday the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and deputy prime minister Michael McCormack will be in Broken Hill to announce that the service will establish a mental health outreach clinic for the first time in its 90-year history. ...
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