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Elderly man with pneumonia waited nine hours on chair in Tasmanian emergency department

The premier says it’s ‘disappointing’ the 87-year-old waited so long to see a doctor at Launceston General hospital and be given a bedThe Tasmanian premier says it is disappointing an elderly man with pneumonia waited nine hours on a plastic chair in a hospital emergency department waiting room before seeing a doctor.It took longer still for the 87-year-old to be provided with a bed at the Launceston General hospital after he presented there last Tuesday. Continue reading...
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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: Australian politics, Health, Coronavirus, Australia news, New South Wales, Tasmania, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria, Vaccines and immunisation, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Queensland politics, Coalition, Labor party, Energy


Australia news live: national domestic violence survey to be launched online tonight

Gladys Berejiklian says a NSW Covid immunisation centre will be capable of administering 30,000 doses a week; European Union denies blocking 3.1m AstraZeneca doses from reaching Australia. Follow the latest updates, liveFederal government to launch domestic violence surveyTrans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid rollout failuresFollow our global coronavirus live...
Tags: Health, Energy, Australia, Senate, China, European Union, Australia news, Beijing, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party


Australia news live: mass Covid vaccination hub for Sydney could be operational in ‘couple of months’

Gladys Berejiklian says a NSW Covid immunisation centre will be capable of administering 30,000 doses a week; EU denies blocking further shipments of AstraZeneca earmarked for Australia. Follow the latest updates, liveEU denies blocking 3.1m Covid vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaTrans-Tasman travel bubble to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ amid rollout failures 4.26am BST Frontl...
Tags: Health, Energy, Asia, Australia, China, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party


Australia politics live: Christian Porter to return to work 31 March as Labor presses Coalition on independent inquiry into allegations against him

Prime minister grilled in parliament; attorney general’s lawyers say ‘trial by media’ against Porter should end with start of court proceedings; Queensland calls on Canberra to consider Covid vaccine rollout in PNG. Follow the latestLabor presses PM on independent inquiry into Porter allegationsFollow our Women’s March 4 Justice live blogSydney quarantine worker tests positive to Covid as Queensland investigates three casesHow is Australia’s Covid rollout progressing and when will you get the ja...
Tags: Health, Business, Justice, Labor, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Tasmania


Australia politics live: Labor presses government on independent inquiry into Christian Porter allegations

Prime minister grilled in parliament; attorney general’s lawyers say ‘trial by media’ against Porter should end with start of court proceedings; Queensland calls on Canberra to consider Covid vaccine rollout in PNG. Follow the latestFollow our Women’s March 4 Justice live blogSydney quarantine worker tests positive to Covid as Queensland investigates three casesAustralia Covid vaccine tracker: how is the rollout progressing and when will you get the jab?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 4...
Tags: Health, Business, Justice, Labor, Australia, Singapore, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Tasmania


Australia politics live: Christian Porter to take defamation action against ABC; Queensland expresses 'major concern' over PNG outbreak

Attorney general’s lawyers say ‘trial by media’ against Porter should end with the start of court proceedings; Annastacia Palaszczuk calls on federal government to consider Covid vaccine rollout program in Papua New Guinea. Follow latest updatesNetherlands joins Ireland in AstraZeneca vaccine suspension over blood clot concernsSydney quarantine worker tests positive to Covid as Queensland investigates three casesAustralia Covid vaccine tracker: how is the rollout progressing and when will you ge...
Tags: Health, Business, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Ireland, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Tasmania


Australia politics live: organisers of March 4 Justice rally reject PM's offer of closed door meeting

More than 100,000 women are expected to march in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to demand action in response to allegations of workplace abuse. Follow latest updatesMcCormack too busy to front March4Justice crowd but PM open to ‘private’ meetingSydney quarantine worker tests positive to Covid as Queensland investigates three casesAustralia Covid vaccine tracker: how is the rollout progressing and when will you get the jab?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 11.12pm GMT Probably...
Tags: Health, Business, Justice, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison


Australia politics live: organisers of March4Justice rally reject PM's offer of closed door meeting

More than 100,000 women are expected to march in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to demand action in response to allegations of workplace abuse. Follow latest updatesMcCormack too busy to front March4Justice crowd but PM open to ‘private’ meetingSydney quarantine worker tests positive to Covid as Queensland investigates three casesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 9.23pm GMT Michael McCormack Michael McCormacked his way through an interaction with Janine Hendry this morning, w...
Tags: Health, Business, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Brisbane, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Tasmania, Parliament


Report finds Covid recession hit women harder than men – as it happened

Elizabeth Broderick says parliament’s culture ‘not necessarily built on dignity and respect’. This blog is now closedQueenslanders offered $200 vouchers for travel in stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 6.57am GMT This is where we will leave our live coverage for today. To recap on the main news: 6.16am GMT From AAP:The boyfriend of a 21-year-old woman found dead in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges is set to face court.The 20-year-old is accused of failing to report the death.T...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, International Women's Day, Australian economy


Australia news live: former sex discrimination commissioner 'not surprised' by claims of sexual assault in Parliament House

Elizabeth Broderick says parliament’s culture ‘not necessarily built on dignity and respect’. Follow all the latest updates – liveQueenslanders offered $200 vouchers for travel in stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 6.16am GMT From AAP:The boyfriend of a 21-year-old woman found dead in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges is set to face court.The 20-year-old is accused of failing to report the death.The woman’s body was found in a shallow grave at Moralana Creek, north of Hawker, on Mo...
Tags: Health, Twitter, Business, Labor, Australia, Australia news, David, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Tasmania, South Australia


Australia news live: Queensland to hand out $200 travel vouchers; NSW records 50 days without Covid case

SA Health says positive Covid-19 virus detected in Adelaide wastewater. Follow the latest updatesQueenslanders offered $200 vouchers for travel in stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 2.36am GMT It would not be International Women’s Day without some depressing statistics about the Australian Securities Exchange. There are just 10 female CEOs in the ASX200. It is very encouraging to see the number of women directors continuing to increase. But it is disappointing that the number of fe...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Australia news live: NSW reaches 50 days without a local Covid-19 case; virus detected in Adelaide wastewater

SA Health says positive Covid-19 wastewater results may be linked to hotel quarantine, but further investigations are under way. Follow the latest updates Follow the global coronavirus live blog 12.18am GMT Now the federal treasurer discussing jobkeeper in far north Queensland is fairly brave given the premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has repeatedly called on the federal government to continue economic supports for Queensland tourism businesses that have been impacted by international border re...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Australia news live: Covid detected in Adelaide wastewater during festival season as states ramp up vaccine rollout

SA Health says positive Covid-19 wastewater results may be linked to hotel quarantine, but further investigations are under way. Follow the latest updates • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 10.31pm GMT After eight years co-hosting Sunrise with David Koch, Samantha Armytage has surprised everyone by announcing she’ll leave the show this week.Armytage, who has been a lightning rod for tabloids over her love life and her appearance, recently got married to wealthy farmer Richard Lavender....
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Adelaide, Myanmar, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Australia news live: Scott Morrison says Howard Springs Covid quarantine facility to be expanded

Sex discrimination commissioner to lead review of parliament culture; Italy blocks 250,000 doses of Covid vaccine under the EU’s export authorisation scheme. Follow latest updatesItaly blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to AustraliaClive Palmer’s Covid vaccine ad in News Corp paper factually wrong, regulator saysFollow our global Covid live blog 3.22am GMT The Queensland premier has also announced that some restrictions are easing. From Monday, up to 200 people can attend a w...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Australian politics, Italy, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, News Corp, South Australia


Australia news live: Scott Morrison speaking after national cabinet meeting

Sex discrimination commissioner to lead review of parliament culture; Italy blocks 250,000 doses of Covid vaccine under the EU’s export authorisation scheme. Follow latest updatesItaly blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to AustraliaClive Palmer’s Covid vaccine ad in News Corp paper factually wrong, regulator saysFollow our global Covid live blog 2.26am GMT Morrison says it is the wet season in the NT at the moment, but it is hoped the Howard Springs expansion would be complet...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Australian politics, Italy, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, News Corp, South Australia


Australia news live: sex discrimination commissioner to lead review of parliament culture

The order for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines to remain in the bloc is the first such intervention under the EU’s controversial export authorisation scheme. Follow latest updatesItaly blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to AustraliaClive Palmer’s Covid vaccine ad in News Corp paper factually wrong, regulator saysFollow our global Covid live blog 1.25am GMT Simon Birmingham has finished speaking in Adelaide. He had a few things to say about the allegations made against Christia...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Birmingham, News Corp, South Australia


Australia news live: national cabinet to meet as Italy blocks 250,000 doses of Covid vaccine

The order for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines to remain in the bloc is the first such intervention under the EU’s controversial export authorisation scheme. Follow latest updatesItaly blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to AustraliaClive Palmer’s Covid vaccine ad in News Corp paper factually wrong, regulator saysFollow our global Covid live blog 9.29pm GMT The New Zealand tsunami warning has been reissued, after we earlier reported it had been withdrawn. The warning is here an...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Australian politics, Italy, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Greg Hunt, News Corp


Parents of woman who made accusation against minister support inquiry – as it happened

Pressure mounts on the government for an inquiry into the historical rape allegation. This blog has now closedPorter accuser’s family support inquiry into deathPorter denies historical rape allegationKnown unknowns: questions Porter did not addressJournalists reject Porter’s claim media never contacted himKatharine Murphy: Morrison must call an independent inquiryFollow the global Covid liveblog 7.43am GMT I’ve spoken to the coach of the 1988 South Australian debating team, Anthony Durkin, a...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Morrison, Porter, Durkin, Christian Porter


Australia news live: parents of Christian Porter accuser support inquiry into daughter's death

Pressure mounts for inquiry into historical rape allegation made against attorney general as PM says there’s ‘no suggestion’ Porter will step down. Follow latest updates Porter denies historical rape allegationKnown unknowns: questions Porter did not addressJournalists reject Porter’s claim media never contacted himKatharine Murphy: Morrison must call an independent inquiryFollow the global Covid liveblog 4.17am GMT Brittany Higgins has described comments made about her by defence minister L...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Morrison, Porter


Australia news live: NSW police release statement on dealings with Christian Porter accuser

Pressure mounts for inquiry into historical rape allegation made against attorney general as PM says there’s ‘no suggestion’ Porter will step down. Follow latest updates Porter denies historical rape allegationKnown unknowns: questions Porter did not addressJournalists reject Porter’s claim media never contacted himKatharine Murphy: Morrison must call an independent inquiryFollow the global Covid liveblog 3.30am GMT Via the Australian’s Sharri Markson and News.com’s Samantha Maiden. Both cla...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Morrison, Porter


Australia news live: Morrison says he will welcome back Christian Porter and 'rule of law' must prevail

Pressure mounts for inquiry into historical rape allegation made against attorney general as PM says there’s ‘no suggestion’ he Porter will step down. Follow latest updates • Porter denies historical rape allegation• Known unknowns: questions Porter did not address• Journalists reject Porter’s claim media never contacted him• Katharine Murphy: Morrison must call an independent inquiry• Follow the global Covid liveblog 12.16am GMT Morrison also clarified Reynolds’ comments were not referring ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Morrison, Porter, Reynolds


Australia news live: pressure mounts for inquiry into historical rape allegation made against Christian Porter

The attorney general has denied the allegation, declaring he won’t step down from his post. Follow latest updates 9.22pm GMT Zali Steggall has also thrown her weight behind calls for an independent inquiry into the historical rape allegations levelled against Christian Porter (allegations he vehemently denies):I think the Australian public deserves to know exactly what is the case. What evidence is there? We have a situation where very sadly the alleged victim is no longer able to put forwar...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Today, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Christian Porter, Australian Capital Territory (ACT


Australia news live: AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to be tested ahead of rollout next week

Drug regulator to begin batch-testing Covid-19 vaccine that arrived in Australia on Sunday. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Australia’s AstraZeneca vaccine rollout to start by 8 March• Australian ‘myth-busting’ unit established to take on Covid misinformation• Follow the global Covid liveblog• Can Australia vaccinate the entire adult population by October? 9.32pm GMT An utterly compelling court hearing will start in Hobart this morning: the final appeal of Sue Neill-Fraser, wh...
Tags: Health, Australia, Youtube, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Tasmania, Hobart, Chappell, Bob Chappell, Neill Fraser, Coronavirus, COVID


Australia politics live: Scott Morrison and AFP reportedly told of historic rape allegation against a cabinet minister

Victoria reports two new local Covid cases; remains of missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick found; 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated. Follow liveMelissa Caddick: remains of missing businesswoman found months after disappearanceHarvey Norman to keep $22m in jobkeeper despite profits doubling to $462m in pandemicAustralia considers relaxing temperature controls on Pfizer vaccineFollow our global coronavirus live blog 7.55am GMT Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young has also released he...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Pfizer, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Norman, South Australia, Peter Dutton


Australia politics live: more than 100 Pfizer vaccine doses thrown out after incorrect storage; Victoria Covid restrictions to ease

Victoria reports two new local Covid cases; missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick found dead; 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s vaccine rollout: early errors, cancellations and missed deadlinesCovid vaccine tracker: when will you get the jab?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 6.18am GMT Airflow assessments of hotel quarantine rooms are under way in Western Australia as a result of a review into how a guard contracted Covid-19 from an infected...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


Australia politics live: Victoria premier Daniel Andrews announces Covid restrictions to ease

Victoria reports two new local Covid cases; missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick found dead; 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s vaccine rollout: early errors, cancellations and missed deadlinesCovid vaccine tracker: when will you get the jab?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 1.32am GMT Earlier, Scott Morrison was asked about Facebook restoring Australian news to its feeds.He replied:Australia under my government will always stand up … we hav...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Perth, Peter Dutton, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Australia politics live: Victoria reports two new local Covid cases

Missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick found dead on NSW south coast; 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated; and NSW eases rules on dancing and singing in public. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s vaccine rollout: early errors, cancellations and missed deadlinesCovid vaccine tracker: when will you get the jab?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 10.29pm GMT There’s been another stuff up with the vaccine rollout. A batch of injections have spoiled at an aged care centre in Werribee. @...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, NSW


Australia politics live: 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated; house parties are back in NSW

Rules about dancing and singing in public have eased in NSW today as Victorians expect an announcement about lifting of restrictions. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s vaccine rollout: early errors, cancellations and missed deadlinesCovid vaccine tracker: when will you get the jab?Follow our global coronavirus live blog 9.35pm GMT Police have found the remains of missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick on the NSW south coast months after she disappeared following raids on her home last year.NS...
Tags: Health, Business, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


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

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



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