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Australia news live: Scott Morrison to meet Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand; passenger from India flight tests positive for Covid

Two prime ministers to meet on 30 and 31 May; a passenger on repatriation flight in Howard Springs quarantine facility in Darwin; Crown Resorts lied to Victoria regulator, inquiry told. Follow the latest news – live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• Measures to support refinery industry could cost Australians $2bn over a decade 8.26am BST While we’ve already heard abou...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: Crown Resorts lied to Victoria regulator, inquiry told; passenger from India flight tests positive for Covid

One passenger on Saturday’s repatriation flight from India tests positive for coronavirus in Howard Springs quarantine facility in Darwin. Follow all the latest news – live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• Measures to support refinery industry could cost Australians $2bn over a decade 6.28am BST Some further data on the vaccination rates of people in disability resident...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: passenger from India flight tests positive for coronavirus; Singapore next potential travel bubble

One passenger onboard Saturday’s repatriation flight from India tests positive for Covid in Howard Springs quarantine facility in Darwin. Follow all the latest news live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• Measures to support refinery industry could cost Australians $2bn over a decade 5.16am BST And with that, PM Scott Morrison has announced his first international trip of...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Singapore, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Pfizer


Australia news live: disability vaccine rollout ‘abject failure’; passenger on India flight tests positive for coronavirus

Royal commission told only 834 disability care residents nationwide have received Covid vaccine. Follow all the latest news live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Australia’s stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• New measures to support refinery industry could cost Australian taxpayers $2bn over a decade 2.22am BST Just a note, It seems like every government is trying to shift responsibility for this cricket...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


NSW health minister condemns media for naming Sydney ‘barbecue man’ at centre of Covid outbreak

Brad Hazzard says AFR story that identified man was ‘appalling’, and warned it would undermine public health• NSW restrictions: what you can and can’t do under new coronavirus rules • NSW Covid hotspots: list and map of Sydney case locations• Follow the Australia live blogThe New South Wales health minister has said a newspaper’s decision to name the man who visited numerous barbecue shops in Sydney while infected with Covid-19 was “appalling” and would undermine public health.Brad Hazzard said ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian media, New South Wales politics, Australian Financial Review, Nine Entertainment, Afr, Brad Hazzard, Coronavirus, NSW Covid


NSW extends Covid restrictions as ‘missing link’ in Sydney outbreak eludes authorities

State reports no community transmission, but masks to remain mandatory on public transport• NSW Covid restrictions Sydney: what you can and can’t do on Mother’s Day weekend • Covid NSW hotspots: list and map of Sydney case locationsNew South Wales will extend most of its Covid-19 restrictions for another week as it struggles to identify the missing link between a quarantine case and the recent, small outbreak.The state has again not reported any further community transmission, recording zero cas...
Tags: Health, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, South Wales, NSW, Coronavirus


NSW Covid restrictions extended as authorities yet to find ‘missing link’ in Sydney outbreak

State again reports no community transmission, recording zero cases in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday • NSW Covid restrictions Sydney: what you can and can’t do on Mother’s Day weekend • Covid NSW hotspots: list and map of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locationsNew South Wales will extend most of its Covid-19 restrictions for another week as it struggles to identify the missing link between a quarantine case and the recent, small outbreak.The state has again not reported any further communi...
Tags: Health, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, South Wales, Coronavirus


Australia news live update: new Covid rules in NSW as medical chief says ‘missing link’ in cases still unknown

Mask-wearing mandatory for all indoor public venues, including public transport, as health authorities brace for more coronavirus cases due to the level of activity of a man in his 50s while infectious. Follow latest updatesFull report: authorities search for ‘missing link’ between traveller from US and positive Sydney manSydney restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend explainedSydney Covid hotspots: list of coronavirus exposure sites Sydney Roosters caught up in Covid scare 5.24am BS...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, India, US, Australia news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Labor party, Liberal party, South Australia


Australia news live update: Covid restrictions for greater Sydney as medical chief says ‘missing link’ in NSW cases still unknown

Mask wearing mandatory for all indoor public venues, including public transport, as health authorities brace for more cases due to the level of activity of a man in his 50s while infectious. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid case: man tests positive in SydneyNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney Roosters caught up in Covid-19 scare as NRL players sent for testingTweaked Moderna vaccine ‘neutralises Covid variants in trials’NDIS on track to be more expensive than Medicare, Lin...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Labor party, Liberal party, South Australia, South Australian politics, Assisted dying


Australia news live: NSW contact tracers scramble to contain spread following local Covid case in Sydney’s east

Health authorities are expecting more cases due to the level of activity of the man while potentially infectious. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid case: man tests positive in SydneyNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsTweaked Moderna vaccine ‘neutralises Covid variants in trials’ 11.16pm BST The Queensland police service blocked academic research seeking to scrutinise its response to domestic violence cases and the attitudes of officers – sending rejection letters that denied ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, World Health Organization, New South Wales politics, Labor party, Liberal party, South Australia, South Australian politics


Leaders agree to vaccination rollout changes – as it happened

Fourth Perth hospital health worker goes into self-quarantine while scammers target people seeking vaccines. This blog is now closed 9.08am BST That is where we will leave the live blog for Monday. Thanks for following along. Here’s what we learned today: 8.51am BST The PM’s office has just released the statement out of the national cabinet meeting tonight. This is the bit on what was agreed to:National cabinet agreed in-principle to a series of changes to the Australian Covid-19 vaccina...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Coronavirus, Fourth Perth


Australia news live: fourth Perth hospital health worker goes into self-quarantine; scammers target people seeking Covid vaccines

NSW reports no new local Covid cases; Gladys Berejiklian says next Mad Max movie will be filmed in Sydney. Follow all the latest news and updates live 7.19am BST “Is defence too woke?” is a question that was put to Chester after a backbench Liberal MP was reported to suggest so by the ABC.Chester says it’s “not an issue on [his] desk”, and it’s “froth and bubble”. 7.16am BST Chester was asked about the “new facts” defence minister Peter Dutton referred to in deciding not to revoke the ci...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Perth


Australia news live: Scott Morrison announces royal commission into veteran suicides; New Zealand travel bubble opens

NSW reports no new local Covid cases; Gladys Berejiklian says next Mad Max movie will be filmed in Sydney. Follow all the latest news and updates live 4.10am BST Just noting here the support information during this press conference: In Australia, support and counselling for veterans and their families is available 24 hours a day from Open Arms on 1800 011 046 or www.openarms.gov.au and Safe Zone Support on 1800 142 072 or https://www.openarms.gov.au/safe-zone-support 4.09am BST Morrison ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison


Australia news live: New Zealand travel bubble opens; national cabinet meets over Covid vaccine

Australians can now fly to New Zealand without going into quarantine. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 11.08pm BST Deputy prime minister Michael McCormack has heralded the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble as the start of “we’re getting back to the pre-COVID normality”. He spoke on ABC News Breakfast this morning: We can and we will. And we must. But we will do it based on the best possible medical advice. So whether that’s Singapore next, or as you identify - one of the Pacific...
Tags: Health, Australia, Iraq, Singapore, Australia news, Afghanistan, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


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: Christine Holgate says she was ‘bullied’ and Australia Post chairman fabricated evidence

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?• Andrew Laming blocked from recontesting next election • More than half of Australians think vaccine rollout is too slow 2.36am BST Now back over the other senate inquiry:Nearly 80% of workers in aged care are in “low-hours, part-time” i...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia


Coronavirus Australia live update: Scott Morrison announces 20m more Pfizer vaccine doses after problems with AstraZeneca-led rollout

Vaccine rollout faces delays as authorities scramble to secure alternatives to AstraZeneca such as Pfizer for under-50s over blood clot fears. Follow updates liveAustralia issues blood clot warning for AstraZeneca vaccine for under-50sAged care nurses still in the dark about promised ‘pop-up’ vaccination hubsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 4.49am BST Professor Brendan Murphy is going through what the data releases will look like - you’ll see how many people have been vaccinated, wher...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Commonwealth, Brendan Murphy


Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW pauses rollout of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Vaccine rollout faces delays as authorities scramble to secure alternatives to AstraZeneca such as Pfizer for under-50s over blood clot fears. Follow updates liveAustralia issues blood clot warning for AstraZeneca vaccine for under-50sAged care nurses still in the dark about promised ‘pop-up’ vaccination hubsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 3.58am BST Scott Morrison will be holding a press conference at 1.15pm.National cabinet meet today. 3.57am BST Thanks for taking us through t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Coronavirus, Elias Visontay


Coronavirus Australia live update: Covid vaccine rollout suffers major setback as under-50s told to avoid AstraZeneca

Vaccine rollout faces delays as authorities scramble to secure alternatives to AstraZeneca such as Pfizer for under-50s over blood clot fears. Follow updates liveAustralia issues blood clot warning for AstraZeneca vaccine for under-50sAged care nurses still in the dark about promised ‘pop-up’ vaccination hubsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 12.02am BST The company AstraZeneca released a statement last night following the Australian decision to recommend people under 50 do not receive ...
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Australia news live: Covid vaccine rollout suffers major setback as under-50s told to avoid AstraZeneca

Vaccine rollout faces delays as authorities scramble to secure alternatives to AstraZeneca for under-50s over blood clot fears. Follow updates liveAustralia issues blood clot warning for AstraZeneca vaccine for under-50sAged care nurses still in the dark about promised ‘pop-up’ vaccination hubsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 10.38pm BST Morning all, Matilda Boseley, here. Let’s not beat around the bush. We all know why you are here. Let’s talk about AstraZeneca. At 7.15 pm last night...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Coronavirus, Matilda Boseley, AstraZeneca COVID


Coronavirus Australia live: update on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine recommends under-50s only be given Pfizer jab

PM provides vaccine rollout update after meeting to discuss possible blood clotting link; NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case. Follow live updatesAustralia to consider EU and UK findings on AstraZeneca and clotsUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesHarassment s...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment, Nz


Australia news live: Scott Morrison update on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine recommends under-50s only be given Pfizer jab

PM provides vaccine rollout update after meeting to discuss possible blood clotting link; NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case. Follow live updatesAustralia to consider EU and UK findings on AstraZeneca and clotsUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesHarassment s...
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TGA mulls EU vaccine advice; pharmacies oppose NSW mass vaccination plan – as it happened

NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case; UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. This blog is now closedAustralia to consider EU and UK findings on AstraZeneca and clotsUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater cert...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Oxford, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment


Australia news live: TGA mulls EU advice on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and clots; pharmacies oppose NSW mass vaccination plan

NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case; UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. Follow updates liveUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesHarassment scandals could hit vaccination rates due ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Oxford, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment


Australia news live: TGA mulls EU advice on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and clots; sexual harassment laws to change

Victoria to open two mass vaccination hubs; UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. Follow updates live • Under-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca • Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?• What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?• Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccines• Harassment scandals could hit vaccination rates due to dimin...
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