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Shark attack injures diver in Broome – as it happened

School climate strikers call on federal government to do more on climate change; Scott Morrison says this is ‘worst time’ for Victoria to lift taxes; some Covid vaccination sites reportedly operating at less than a quarter of capacity. This blog is now closedFacebook removes 110,000 pieces of Covid misinformation posted by Australian usersIsrael Folau stands by social media posts as Clive Palmer sponsors league returnHow to reopen Australia: experts explain what’s needed for post-coronavirus int...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Clive Palmer, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison


Australia news live: shark attack injures diver in Broome; Australia in ‘sprint to the finish’ on UK trade deal

School climate strikers call on federal government to do more on climate change; Scott Morrison says this is ‘worst time’ for Victoria to lift taxes; some Covid vaccination sites reportedly operating at less than a quarter of capacity. Follow liveFacebook removes 110,000 pieces of Covid misinformation posted by Australian usersIsrael Folau stands by social media posts as Clive Palmer sponsors league returnHow to reopen Australia: experts explain what’s needed for post-coronavirus international t...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Clive Palmer, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: thousands of striking school students march in climate change protest across country

Student demonstrators call on federal government to do more on climate change; PM says this is the ‘worst time’ for Victoria to lift taxes; some Covid vaccination sites reportedly operating at less than a quarter of capacity. Follow liveHow to reopen Australia: experts explain what’s needed for post-Covid international travelJust three of 13 promised vaccine hubs for Australia’s young aged care workers have openedChanel Contos to meet Scott Morrison to discuss sex consent education reforms 6.27...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Australian economy


Australia news live: thousands take to streets as school climate strikers march across country

Student protests call on federal government to do more on climate change; PM says this is the ‘worst time’ for Victoria to lift taxes; some Covid vaccination sites reportedly operating at less than a quarter of capacity. Follow liveHow to reopen Australia: experts explain what’s needed for post-Covid international travelJust three of 13 promised vaccine hubs for Australia’s young aged care workers have openedChanel Contos to meet Scott Morrison to discuss sex consent education reforms 5.18am B...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Hobart, Scott Morrison


Australia news live: Scott Morrison condemns Victoria’s tax hike on business, as school climate strikers gather

PM says this is the ‘worst time’ to increases taxes; reports some Covid vaccination sites are operating at less than a quarter of capacity; students around Australia skip school to protest for climate action. Follow live How to reopen Australia: experts explain what’s needed for post-Covid international travelJust three of 13 promised vaccine hubs for Australia’s young aged care workers have openedChanel Contos to meet Scott Morrison to discuss sex consent education reforms 4.14am BST Anothe...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Clarke, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Australian economy


Australia news live: Scott Morrison condemns Victoria over tax hike on business

PM says this is the ‘worst time’ to increases taxes; reports some Covid vaccination sites are operating at less than a quarter of capacity; students around Australia to skip school to protest for action on emissions. Follow live How to reopen Australia: experts explain what’s needed for post-Covid international travelJust three of 13 promised vaccine hubs for Australia’s young aged care workers have openedChanel Contos to meet Scott Morrison to discuss sex consent education reforms 3.20am BST ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Contos


Australia news live: Covid vaccine doses pile up as hesitancy grows; school strikes for climate

Reports claim some vaccination sites are operating at less than a quarter of capacity; students around Australia to skip school and protest for action to cut emissions. Follow live Just three of 13 promised vaccine hubs for Australia’s young aged care workers have openedChanel Contos to meet Scott Morrison to discuss sex consent education reforms 11.07pm BST A man died last night after being tasered by police, AAP report.The 27-year-old man in the northern NSW town of Gunnedah died after bei...
Tags: Health, Australia, Israel, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Gaza, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Australian economy


Parliament culture review launches; NSW ambulance officers strike over pay – as it happened

Sex discrimination commissioner set to report back with review’s recommendations by November; Qantas announces job cuts to international crew; experts alarmed at Covid vaccination rates. This blog is now closed 9.07am BST That’s where I will leave you for this evening. Thanks as always for reading. Here’s what we learned today: 8.48am BST Suicide Prevention Australia has welcomed the Victorian government’s decision to establish a Suicide Prevention and Response Office in the state budge...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Australia news live update: parliament culture review launches; NSW ambulance officers strike over pay

Sex discrimination commissioner set to report back with review’s recommendations by November; Qantas announces job cuts to international crew; experts alarmed at Covid vaccination rates. Follow the latest news – live 7.21am BST Mental health experts have been calling me to respond to the Victorian budget’s $3.8bn commitment to mental health. Professor of youth mental health at the University of Melbourne Prof Patrick McGorry described the investment as “historic” given mental health had form...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Treasury, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Daniel Andrews


Australia news live: NSW ambulance officers strike over pay; Qantas announces more job cuts

Airline expects ‘several hundred’ employees to apply for redundancy; experts alarmed about Covid vaccination rates as government explores that could unlock international travel. Follow the latest – live 5.20am BST Ambulance workers in NSW have voted to take immediate strike action in non-emergency situations over a “humiliating” and “pathetic” pay rise offer, AAP reports.Non-emergency patient transport officers will strike until 6am on Friday, the Health Services Union announced on Thursda...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Astrazeneca, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, South Australia


Australia news live: unemployment rate falls to 5.5%; Qantas announces more job cuts

Airline expects ‘several hundred’ employees to apply for redundancy; experts raise alarm about coronavirus vaccination rates as government explores that could unlock international travel. Follow the latest – live 3.16am BST The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that Novavax, the pharmaceutical giant, is searching for a manufacturing partner to produce its protein Covid-19 vaccine in this country.Australia has 51m doses of Novavax vaccine on order, though it is yet to receive final approva...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Herald, Novavax


Australia news live: Qantas announces more job cuts; doctors warn we are ‘sitting ducks’ until vaccinated against Covid

Airline expects ‘several hundred’ employees to apply for redundancy; experts raise alarm about coronavirus vaccination rates as government explores that could unlock international travel. Follow the latest – live 1.28am BST The Transport Workers Union has accused Qantas management of “acting like a dictator” after the airline today announced further job cuts to its international wing, a two-year company-wide freeze on wages and other cost-cutting measures. Michael Kaine, the union’s nation...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Malcolm Turnbull, ASX, AAP


Australia news live: doctors warn we are ‘sitting ducks’ until vaccinated; Australian meat could go tariff-free to UK

Experts raise alarm about Covid vaccination rates as government explores that could unlock international travel; trade minister confident of reaching free-trade deal with UK. Follow the latest news – live 12.13am BST Australia’s private health insurance industry is in a “death spiral” and the federal government and the industry must agree on significant overhauls if the system is to be sustainable into the future, a report from health thinktank the Grattan Institute says.The causes of the ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Grattan Institute, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Australia news live: doctors warn we are ‘sitting ducks’ until vaccinated; talks over vaccine passports

Experts raise alarm about Covid vaccination rates as Coalition government exploring digital certificates that could unlock international travel. Follow the latest news live 11.34pm BST Australian meat could soon be granted tariff-free entry to the United Kingdom under a major free-trade deal, AAP reports.Trade minister Dan Tehan is confident he can finalise the agreement in the next six weeks as both nations sprint to the finish line. 11.28pm BST Scott Morrison was asked on 3AW radio abo...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, United Kingdom, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia news live: Covid committee demands vaccination timetable; two consent videos removed

Queensland premier says people need confidence in vaccine before mass rollout; US secretary of state says countries investing in new coal ‘will hear from US’. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Secretary of state says countries investing in new coal ‘will hear from US’ • Australia increasingly isolated as US and others ramp up climate ambition• Melbourne GP clinic with capacity to vaccinate 2,100 a week supplied with just 50 doses 7.58am BST Novavax is a while away.A few weeks ag...
Tags: Health, Energy, Australia, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Tasmania, Western Australia


Australia news live: Queensland reports eight new local Covid cases; NT chief minister in self-isolation

Queensland outbreak rises to 15 cases of the highly contagious UK variant, as Brisbane embarks on first day of three-day lockdown; NSW on high alert after cases partied in Byron Bay. Follow all the latest developments Queensland Covid hotspots; • NSW Covid hotspotsUnvaccinated Brisbane health workers spread two clustersFollow the global Covid liveblog 8.24am BST With that, I’m going to wrap things up here. Thanks for following along today. Before I leave you, here’s a summary of the main sto...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Byron Bay, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia news live: eight new local Qld Covid cases as Brisbane enters lockdown; Berejiklian 'disgusted' by parliament sexting

Queensland outbreak rises to 15 cases of the highly contagious UK variant, as Brisbane embarks on first day of three-day lockdown; NSW on high alert after cases partied in Byron Bay. Follow all the latest developments Queensland Covid hotspots; • Covid hotspots NSW 12.27am BST Okay all these clusters are a bit confusing but luckily Young has broken it down a bit: I have initially got three cases related to the PA doctor back earlier in March [the doctor cluster]. Right? Then I’ve got an addi...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Young, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Byron Bay


Queensland Covid: states slam borders shut as Brisbane enters snap three-day lockdown

Two women who travelled to Bryon Bay in NSW while infectious are among the four new local cases of the UK variant of coronavirus Follow the Australia liveblogBrisbane’s lockdown: everything you need to knowQueensland Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsA number of states have slammed their borders shut to Queenslanders as greater Brisbane enters a snap three-day snap lockdown after authorities discovered four new locally-acquired coronavirus cases.Queensland’s chief health officer, Dr Jeannette Yo...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Byron Bay, Bryon Bay, Jeannette Young, Coronavirus


Qld Covid: Brisbane to go into snap three-day lockdown after cluster grows to seven cases

Two women who travelled to Bryon Bay in NSW while infectious are among the four new local cases of the UK variant of coronavirus • Follow the Australia liveblog • Queensland Covid hotspots; • NSW Covid hotspotsGreater Brisbane will go into to a three-day snap lockdown from 5pm Monday, after authorities detected four new locally acquired coronavirus cases.The state’s chief health officer, Jeannette Young, described the growing cluster of seven cases as “significant community transmission” of the ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Byron Bay, Bryon Bay, Jeannette Young, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Victoria reports two new community cases connected with Holiday Inn

Former guest and second hotel quarantine worker test positive, joining worker who is confirmed to have the UK Covid variant. Follow liveFollow the global Covid liveblogVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsVictoria reported no new cases in past 24 hoursSouth Africa scrambles for new strategy after AstraZeneca vaccine blow 6.16am GMT Victorian Labor MP Marlene Kairouz has applied to the Supreme Court for an injunction, arguing charges of branch stacking against her are invalid, AAP repor...
Tags: Health, UK, Supreme Court, Labor, Australia, Africa, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria


Australia news live: Victoria reports new Covid case in former Holiday Inn guest

New Zealand PM says Australia’s closure of border forces travel bubble rethink. Hotel quarantine worker in Melbourne diagnosed with UK variant. Follow liveWHO says it is ‘too early’ to dismiss AstraZeneca vaccineVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsVictoria reported no new cases in past 24 hoursSouth Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations 5.32am GMT McGuire is now talking about the “Do Better” report, and his response to it:The report does make the point that there have been systemi...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Africa, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Australia news live: Jacinda Ardern casts doubt on trans-Tasman travel bubble after snap closure

New Zealand PM says Australia’s closure of border over case in Auckland is forcing rethink. Hotel quarantine worker in Melbourne diagnosed with UK variant. Follow liveWHO says it is ‘too early’ to dismiss AstraZeneca vaccineVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsVictoria reported no new cases in past 24 hoursSouth Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations 4.25am GMT More from the press conference in which New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern refused to show confidence in the trans-T...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Africa, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Australia news live: chief medical officer backs AstraZeneca vaccine after South Africa blow

NSW and Victoria report no new local Covid cases as hotel quarantine worker in Melbourne diagnosed with UK variant. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveWHO says it is ‘too early’ to dismiss AstraZeneca vaccineVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsVictoria reported no new cases in past 24 hoursSouth Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations 3.34am GMT There’s just under two months under Jobseeker is due to go back to pre-Covid levels, despite just about everyone apart from those ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Africa, Australia news, South Africa, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Australia has no new locally-acquired cases – as it happened

Queensland to consider hotel alternatives after quarantine infections. This blog is now closedState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 7.25am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Here’s a recap of the day’s big news stories: 7.21am GMT Organisers of the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne have told participants to wear a mask at all times and stay in groups of no ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Victoria, Melbourne, Western Australia, Australian economy, Spring Street


Coronavirus Australia live update: SA couple rescued in outback after changing travel route due to Covid restrictions

NSW and Victoria record no new cases as Queensland considers using mining camps for quarantine. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 7.21am GMT Organisers of the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne have told participants to wear a mask at all times and stay in groups of no more than 100, ten metres apart, to comply with Covid-safe rules.Details of the...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: US tennis player who tested positive for Covid allowed on flight to Australian Open

Tennys Sandgren returned a positive result after taking a PCR test on Monday but was still allowed to board a charter flight to Melbourne; NSW and Victoria record no new Covid cases. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 4.15am GMT Four recent travellers to South Australia may have quarantined at Brisbane’s Grand Chancellor Hotel, now shut down ove...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW and Victoria record no new Covid cases; Qld considers quarantine in mining camps

NSW issues alert for Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor amid fears UK virus strain may have crossed border. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 12.20am GMT Victorian premier Dan Andrews has flagged that the government is working to reduce red zones to certain local government areas in Sydney, rather than the entire greater Sydney region. This woul...
Tags: Health, Business, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Victoria, Western Australia, Australian economy, Brad Hazzard


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...
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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 ...
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