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The feeling around the national cabinet table these days is Gladys Berejiklian succumbed to hubris

The New South Wales premier tried and failed on Friday to secure more doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Scott Morrison could not be seen to be ‘the prime minister for NSW’By all accounts, Gladys Berejiklian already knew her public pleading for more vaccine supply had fallen on barren ground before she gathered with Scott Morrison and the other premiers virtually for the latest national cabinet meeting.The New South Wales premier came to Friday afternoon’s conversation with her peers armed with a numb...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Scott Morrison, Gladys Berejiklian, Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Morrison has finally embraced ‘informed consent’ for AstraZeneca, what took him so long to take Atagi’s advice? | Paul Karp

Despite government rhetoric, Atagi had always advised that adults wanting to be vaccinated COULD choose either vaccineDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingFor weeks, Scott Morrison has been huffing and puffing that he couldn’t defy medical advice about the safety of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine.Despite that black and white view, the prime minister has finally found there’s more nuance to the question – and it was there in the medical advice all along. Continue reading....
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Paul Karp, Coronavirus, ATAGI


Morrison offers microaggression and deflection, when all we want is an apology – and a solution | Katharine Murphy

The ‘it’s not a race’ vaccine mantra has been discarded, but the prime minister is still running around in circles trying to evade responsibilityMorrison says he has pressed Atagi to change its advice on AstraZenecaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingIt was hard to keep up.A reporter asked Scott Morrison on Wednesday whether he would consider appealing directly to the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (Atagi) to change their medical advice on AstraZene...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Katharine Murphy, Coronavirus, ATAGI


Australia Covid live news update: Morrison acknowledges ‘regrettable’ vaccine rollout problems; NSW records 110 new local cases and Victoria 22

PM’s office says CMO prefers only vaccinated reporters attend today’s press conference; New SA case linked to restaurant outbreak; NSW records 110 local cases; Victoria records 22 local cases overnightCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedParts of regional NSW enter seven-day Covid lockdown as premier vows to restart Sydney constructionRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout trackerCMO pr...
Tags: Health, Japan, Australia, CMO, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Morrison, NSW


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison speaks after NSW records 110 local coronavirus cases and Victoria 22

PM’s office says CMO prefers only vaccinated reporters attend today’s press conference; New SA case linked to restaurant outbreak; NSW records 110 local cases; Victoria records 22 local cases overnightCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedParts of regional NSW enter seven-day Covid lockdown as premier vows to restart Sydney constructionRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout trackerCMO pr...
Tags: Health, Australia, CMO, Australia news, Afghanistan, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Morrison, NSW, Vic


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison to speak after NSW records 110 local coronavirus cases and Victoria 22

PM’s office says CMO prefers only vaccinated reporters attend today’s press conference; New SA case linked to restaurant outbreak; NSW records 110 local cases; Victoria records 22 local cases overnightCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedParts of regional NSW enter seven-day Covid lockdown as premier vows to restart Sydney constructionRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout trackerCMO pr...
Tags: Health, Australia, CMO, Australia news, Afghanistan, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, NSW, Vic, Rural Australia


Scott Morrison refuses to apologise for Covid vaccine rollout in clash with Kiis FM host

Kiis host Jason Hawkins repeatedly challenged prime minister, who appeared on radio stations in Adelaide and MelbourneFollow our Covid live blogRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingScott Morrison has clashed with an FM radio host in Melbourne after refusing to apologise for the country’s sluggish vaccine rollout.As part of a blitz of radio stations in Adelaide and Melbourne on W...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Adelaide, Vaccines and immunisation, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Vic, KIIS, Jason Hawkins, KIIS FM, Coronavirus, COVID


Covid Australia live update: Scott Morrison says four-step ‘path out’ still on agenda despite Victoria and NSW outbreaks

Six new cases in Victoria; Sydney records 97 local cases; WA and Queensland to close border to Victoria‘Absolutely confusing’: Sydney businesses plead for certainty over what’s essential work in lockdownVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 7.25am BST We have also tried to clarify whether rideshare and food delivery drivers will be eligible for the Covid disaster payment. It appears that th...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, WA, Vic, Cassandra Goldie, Australian Council of Social Services, Coronavirus, Covid Australia


Covid Australia live news: Scott Morrison to give update after national cabinet as Victoria records six new cases and NSW 97

Six new cases in Victoria; Sydney records 97 local cases; WA and Queensland to close border to Victoria‘Absolutely confusing’: Sydney businesses plead for certainty over what’s essential work in lockdownVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 6.08am BST The prime minister, Scott Morrison, will give his post-national cabinet press conference in Sydney at 3.30pm 6.05am BST The AMA president...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Perth, Ama, WA, Vic, Coronavirus, Covid Australia


‘Beg for every scrap’: Victoria fumes after Morrison and NSW unveil $500m a week Covid lockdown package

Unions disappointed jobkeeper not reinstated but business leaders say support ‘will save jobs and help protect livelihoods’NSW Covid assistance package: are you eligible and how much support is available?NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefingA multibillion-dollar economic support package for businesses and workers affected by the greater Sydney lockdown has been slammed by unions as a betrayal of workers but business groups...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Vic, Coronavirus


‘Beg for every scrap’: Victoria fumes after Morrison and NSW unveil $500m a week lockdown package

Unions disappointed jobkeeper not reinstated but business leaders say Covid support ‘will save jobs and help protect livelihoods’NSW Covid assistance package: are you eligible and how much support is available?NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefingA multi-billion dollar economic support package for businesses and workers affected by the greater Sydney lockdown has been slammed by unions as a betrayal of workers but business...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Vic, Coronavirus


‘Peace of mind’: Morrison and NSW announce $500m a week support package for locked-down Sydney

People who have lost more than 20 hours of work can access an increased Covid disaster payment of $600 per weekNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefingA multi-billion dollar economic support package for businesses and workers affected by the greater Sydney lockdown has been announced by the federal and NSW governments with funds to start flowing “as quickly as possible”.The package, to be co-funded at a cost of more than $500...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Scott Morrison, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Coronavirus


Covid Australia live update: $600 a week support payments for NSW workers and up to $10,000 for businesses in Sydney lockdown

A man in his 70s from Sydney’s east has died of coronavirus; Queensland keeps border open for now; support package for NSW to include increased payments for people who have lost work. Follow the latest updates liveTwo apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and MelbourneNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefing 7.31am BST NSW Health says there has been low...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Covid Australia live updates: Morrison to announce NSW support package after 89 new cases and one death; three cases in Victoria

A man in his 70s from Sydney’s east has died of coronavirus; Queensland keeps border open for now; support package for NSW to include increased payments for people who have lost work. Follow the latest updates liveTwo apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and MelbourneNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefing 6.08am BST It’s a little late today, but plea...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Covid Australia live updates: NSW records 89 new cases and one death; three cases in Victoria; SA identifies exposure site

A man in his 70s from Sydney’s east has died of coronavirus; Queensland keeps border open for now; support package for NSW to include increased payments for people who have lost work. Follow the latest updates liveTwo apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and MelbourneNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefing 4.19am BST And from our environment team’s Gr...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Covid Australia live news: Gladys Berejiklian provides update as NSW records 89 cases and one death; three cases in Victoria

Queensland keeps border open for now despite case in regional NSW; financial support package for Sydney to include increased payments for people who have lost work. Follow the latest updates liveTwo apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and MelbourneNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; get our morning email briefing 2.29am BST Okay, Chant was asked for a bit more information abou...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Covid Australia live update: Sydney outbreak spreads to Goulburn; Victoria records three new cases; Melbourne and Bondi apartment blocks in lockdown

Queensland keeps border open for now despite case in regional NSW; financial support package for Sydney to include increased payments for people who have lost work. Follow the latest updates livesNSW vaccination hubs to offer over-40s AstraZeneca after 112 new Covid casesTwo apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and MelbourneWhat you need to know about getting the second AstraZeneca shot earlierNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsIncome support for casual worker...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Covid Australia live update: Victoria records three new cases as Melbourne apartment block in lockdown; financial support for Sydney

The package, signed off by the NSW and federal governments, will include increased payments for people who have lost work or who take time off for a coronavirus test. Follow the latest updates livesNSW vaccination hubs to offer over-40s AstraZeneca after 112 new Covid cases recorded in SydneyWhat you need to know about getting the second AstraZeneca shot earlierNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsIncome support for casual workers essential to avoid extended Sydney loc...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Carmichael, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Australia Covid live updates: Sydney lockdown financial support to be announced, exposure sites in Victoria

The package, signed off by the NSW and federal governments, will include increased payments for people who have lost work or who take time off for a coronavirus testNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsIncome support for casual workers essential to avoid extended Sydney lockdown, unions sayNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspots 10.30pm BST Good morning everyone! You would be forgiven for thinking it’s already Thursday or Friday with how much political nonsens...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, NSW


Covid Australia live update: NSW announces 112 cases, new vaccine hubs; positive Sydney removalist travelled to Victoria, SA

Victoria closes border to NSW; Queensland to ease Covid restrictions. Follow the latest updates, liveNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Where you can travel within AustraliaCovid breaches on the rise in Australia’s hotel quarantine NSW urges people to bring forward second AstraZeneca doseDownload the free Guardian news app; Get our morning email briefing 3.35am BST With that, I shall pass you over to the fantastic Ben Smee, who will take you through the afternoon. 3.30am BST It’s that time...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Kevin Rudd, NSW


Covid Australia live update: 112 NSW cases announced by Gladys Berejiklian; positive Sydney case travelled to Victoria and SA

Sydney braces for spike in cases of Delta variant as Victoria closes border to NSW; Queensland to ease Covid restrictions. Follow the latest updates, liveNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Where you can travel within AustraliaCovid breaches on the rise in Australia’s hotel quarantine NSW urges people to bring forward second AstraZeneca doseDownload the free Guardian news app; Get our morning email briefing 2.33am BST Chant says the state is not at this time considering allowing people with symp...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Fairfield, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk


Covid Australia live update: Annastacia Palaszczuk keeps Qld border open to regional NSW; Sydney expecting more than 100 cases today

Sydney braces for spike in cases of Delta variant as Victoria closes border to NSW; Queensland to ease Covid restrictions. Follow the latest updates, liveNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Where you can travel within AustraliaCovid breaches on the rise in Australia’s hotel quarantine NSW urges people to bring forward second AstraZeneca doseDownload the free Guardian news app; Get our morning email briefing 1.31am BST Wozzahs. Does this video trigger anyone else’s fight or flight response?What i...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Kevin Rudd


Australia Covid news live: NSW expecting more than 100 coronavirus cases, government ads spark backlash

Sydney on high alert as Delta variant outbreak continues to spread. Follow the latest updates, liveNSW restrictions; NSW hotspotsDownload the free Guardian news app; Get our morning email briefing 10.24pm BST Good morning everyone and welcome to the new week. It’s Matilda Boseley here, and we all bracing for a spike in cases in NSW when the state leaders stand up for their daily press conference at 11am. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Scott Morrison, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Matilda Boseley


Australia Covid live update: Morrison doesn’t rule out further financial support as NSW records 44 new coronavirus cases

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 8.22am BST Waiting for a Pfizer shot? You might ...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Darwin, Morrison, Sunshine Coast, Alice Springs


Australia Covid live update: Morrison holds press conference after today’s national cabinet meeting; NSW records 44 new coronavirus cases

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 6.24am BST Morrison says the Doherty Institute i...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Treasury, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Morrison, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia Covid live update: new lockdown rules as NSW records 44 new coronavirus cases; close contacts double to 14,000

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders will meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 5.23am BST New Zealanders hoping to be repa...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Nz, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Hipkins


Australia Covid live update: NSW hardens Sydney lockdown restrictions as 44 new cases recorded; Pfizer says no vaccine supply increase

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says 29 of the new cases were infectious in the community as new restrictions announced for Sydney; state and territory leaders will meet with PM to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsNSW records 38 Covid cases; Sydney lockdown extension explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 2.19am BST The NSW leader...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Kerry Chant, COVID


Australia Covid live update: national cabinet to meet as Pfizer vaccine supply to reach 1m doses a week by August; NSW police begin patrols in south-west Sydney

State and territory leaders will meet with the prime minister during a virtual meeting on Friday to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsNSW records 38 Covid cases; Sydney lockdown extension explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 1.19am BST Gunner: We came close. We could have been in a very different situation. It started as jus...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Darwin, Gladys Berejiklian, south west Sydney, Michael Gunner, Tanami


Australia Covid live update: national cabinet to meet as Pfizer vaccine supply to reach 1m doses a week by August

State and territory leaders will meet with the prime minister during a virtual meeting on Friday to discuss the vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsNSW records 38 Covid cases; Sydney lockdown extension explainedWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 10.32pm BST The first thing to know about Ashleigh Barty is that she loves grass. She won the girls’ ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Barty, Angelique Kerber, Ashleigh Barty, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


From the front to the back of the queue: how Australia’s vaccine rollout unravelled

Morrison government’s vaunted vaccination targets dropped amid Pfizer delays and AstraZeneca rare blood clot risk in favour of allocation ‘horizons’Covid Australia vaccine rollout trackerDownload the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefingThe prime minister, Scott Morrison, announces a $1.7bn deal with two potential vaccines: the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca to provide 33.8m doses and the University of Queensland/CSL to provide another 50m doses. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Coronavirus, University of Oxford AstraZeneca, University of Queensland CSL



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