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A fire broke out on a cargo ship after about 40 shipping containers fell overboard due to rough seas off the coast of Vancouver Island

Imagery captured of located containers from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles helicopter. US Coast Guard Around 40 shipping containers went overboard when a cargo ship hit rough seas on Friday. A fire broke out Saturday on the same ship, the Zim Kingston, while anchored near Vancouver Island. US and Canadian officials are monitoring the situation, including some containers with "hazardous materials." A fire broke out Saturday on a cargo ship, known as the Zim Kingston, that had los...
Tags: News, Trends, Canada, Victoria, Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Port Angeles, Bala, Vancouver Island, Vancouver Sun, Canadian Coast Guard, Cargo Ship, Kelsey Vlamis, Zim Kingston, U S Coast Guard Air Station, Vancouver Island US


Australia Covid live updates: Victoria to have freedom of movement from Friday as state records 1,935 cases; 296 cases in NSW

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews says freedom of movement to resume from 6pm Friday as state records 1,935 new cases, 11 deaths; NSW records 296 new cases and four deaths – follow all today’s newsCovid shut more than 320 schools across NSW and Victoria in past three weeksEnd of Covid disaster payment looms for many still out of workVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; try our weekend edition app; get our morning email briefingThe full rundown on Covid in NSW toda...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, NSW, NSW Health, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus, COVID


Australia Covid live updates: Victoria records 1,935 new cases, 11 deaths; NSW reports 296 infections and four deaths

Victoria may reach jab milestone allowing greater freedoms this week, while figures show worrying number of school closures from outbreaksCovid shut more than 320 schools across NSW and Victoria in past three weeksEnd of Covid disaster payment looms for many still out of workVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; try our weekend edition app; get our morning email briefingInteresting little tidbit on the negotiations regarding a net zero deal:The ABC is reporting th...
Tags: Health, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, NSW, Andrews, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus


Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe: Indigenous care for country could rescue us all

In this extract from a new book, the co-authors look to lessons of the past to examine the best way forward in land management after the fires of Black SummerIn Aboriginal thought, Country is a term which embraces everything spiritual and material. In our book Country: Future Fire, Future Farming, we illustrate its range and power by showing how Australia’s first peoples managed plants and animals, and how they managed and used fire.We demonstrate the impressive and extensive skills and knowledg...
Tags: Australia, Environment, Australia news, Conservation, Wildfires, New South Wales, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Bushfires, Bruce, Bruce Pascoe, Bill Gammage


‘Incredibly worried’: end of Covid disaster payment looms for many still out of work

At 80% vaccination the support will be gone. Some will be hit hard, particularly if Australia’s economy doesn’t bounce back stronglyFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesAustralia vaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; try our weekend edition app; get our morning email briefingIt’s the lifeline that’s kept nearly 2 million people in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT on a steady weekly income during Covid lockdowns.Since June, the government’s Covid-1...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Poverty, New South Wales, Welfare, Victoria, Australian economy, New South Wales Victoria, Coronavirus, COVID


Covid outbreaks have shut more than 320 schools across NSW and Victoria in past three weeks

With the majority of students due to return to classrooms full-time, outbreaks raise concerns that schools are unpreparedVaccine rollout tracker; Cases and data trackerGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingMore than 300 schools across New South Wales and Victoria have closed down in the last three weeks due to Covid outbreaks, with the majority of students still due to return to classrooms.Between the start of term four on 4 October and 22 October, there were 234 closures at gover...
Tags: Health, Australia news, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian education, Department Of Education, NSW, Coronavirus


‘Nervous giddy excitement’: relieved Melbourne residents enjoy weekend out of lockdown

The world’s lockdown capital emerges for its first Friday night of freedom, but not everyone joined the partyFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVic: hotspots; restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeAustralia vaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; try our weekend edition app; get our morning email briefingFrom St Kilda to Coburg the traffic is heavy in Melbourne for the first time in months. The bars are filling up and friends are having long hugs ...
Tags: Australia news, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, St Kilda, Lygon Street, Carlton Continue, Coburg, Coronavirus, COVID


Victoria records 16 deaths, 2,189 cases as Melbourne lockdown ends – as it happened

Victoria announces quarantine for international arrivals ends 1 November as state records 2,189 new cases and 16 deaths; NSW reports 345 cases and five deaths; 13 cases in ACT and none in Queensland; Qantas to return to 100% of staff levels in January; Scott Morrison says travel agreement with Singapore is imminent; This blog is now closedMelbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesAustralia has delivered just 8% of Covid vaccinations promised to developing nationsVic: restrictions...
Tags: Health, Australia, Singapore, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, NSW, Li


Victoria to scrap quarantine for fully-vaccinated international arrivals

Travel restrictions with Singapore will also ease and Qantas announces Bali service could restart before Christmas and a new route to New DelhiFollow our live blog for the latest updatesVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingVictoria will scrap quarantine for fully-vaccinated international arrivals from 1 November as Australia moves to reopen.The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, confirmed the move on Friday after Scott Morrison flagg...
Tags: Business, Bali, Indonesia, Australia, Singapore, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Australian politics, Air transport, Airline Industry, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, Victoria, Scott Morrison


‘The plan is to drink all day’: sunny Melbourne celebrates its freedom day. First stop – brunch!

As the first hints of summer creep into the air, residents crowd into cafes – but a grim new record Covid death toll casts a shadowMelbourne, what are your new freedoms?Melbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesFollow our live blog for the latest updatesVic: hotspots; restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data tracker15km from home radius map: check your travel limitGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingFor the first time in ...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Coronavirus


Melbourne celebrates as city ends 262 days of lockdown - video

Melburnians cheered in celebration as the clocks struck midnight and their collective 262 days of lockdown ended. As the state of Victoria hit its target of 70% double dose vaccination for those above 16, those who have been double jabbed were given new freedoms including a return to hairdressers, retail and hospitality. Despite a rise in Covid cases in recent weeks, the government has stuck with its roadmap to reopening for the state► Subscribe to Guardian Australia on YouTubeMelbourne’s lockdo...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Guardian Australia, Coronavirus, COVID


Australia news live update: Victoria records 16 Covid deaths, 2,189 cases as Melbourne lockdown ends; NSW reports 345 cases, five deaths

Victoria announces 2,189 new Covid cases and 16 deaths just hours after Melbourne exits lockdown; NSW records 345 cases and five deaths; 13 cases in ACT; Qantas to return to 100% of staff levels in January; Scott Morrison says an announcement on a travel agreement with Singapore is imminent; Jacinda Ardern press conference interrupted by earthquake in New Zealand. Follow all the day’s news liveMelbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesMelbourne’s lockdown ends today. What are you...
Tags: Health, Australia, Singapore, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, NSW, Li


Australia news live update: Victoria records 2,189 Covid cases, 16 deaths as Melbourne lockdown ends; some Qantas international flights to return early

Qantas to return to 100% of staff levels in January; Scott Morrison says an announcement on a travel agreement with Singapore is imminent; cheers at midnight as restrictions ease on one of the world’s most locked down cities. Follow all the day’s news liveMelbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesMelbourne’s lockdown ends today. What are your new freedoms?Vic: restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; get our ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Singapore, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Li, Singapore Australia, Coronavirus


Australia Covid news live update: Melbourne celebrates end of lockdown; Qantas to bring forward return of some international flights

Qantas to return to 100% of staff levels in January; Scott Morrison says an announcement on a travel agreement with Singapore is imminent; cheers at midnight as restrictions ease on one of the world’s most locked down cities. Follow all the day’s news liveMelbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesMelbourne’s lockdown ends today. What are your new freedoms?Vic: restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; get our ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Singapore, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Li, Singapore Australia, Coronavirus


Australia news live update: Melbourne celebrates end of lockdown, Scott Morrison to discuss international border reopening

Cheers at midnight as restrictions ease on one of the world’s most locked down cities. Follow all the day’s news liveMelbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesMelbourne’s lockdown ends today. What are your new freedoms?Vic: restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAlso worth noting that the regional Victorian town of Mildura is also exiting its lockdown today, a day earlier than ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Mildura, Coronavirus


Melbourne freedom day: world’s most locked down city takes first cautious steps to reopening

After 262 days, Australia’s second-most populous city is emerging from stringent Covid restrictions – battered but hopefulMelbourne’s 20 months in and out of lockdown – in picturesMelbourne’s lockdown ends today. What are your new freedoms?Vic: restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeVaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingBefore the pandemic hit, Melbourne had topped the world’s most liveable city list seven consecutive times and wa...
Tags: Business, Australia, Australia news, Population, Welfare, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian education, Australian economy, Australian Music, Coronavirus


Australia politics live news: WA offers $1m reward in Cleo Smith search; Labor pushes Coalition on federal Icac; Victoria Covid cases jump

Question time debate centres on climate and Christian Porter; Covid case numbers rise in NSW and Victoria, where 2,232 cases were recorded; Victoria hits 70% vaccination target and passes 90% first dose milestone ahead of the end of Melbourne’s lockdown; Nationals MPs poised to hand PM details of what they require to secure support for a 2050 net zero emissions target – follow all today’s newsChristian Porter still faces scrutiny over donations declaration despite government blocking Labor bid f...
Tags: Labor, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Penny Wong, Morrison, Porter, WA, Vic


Australia politics live: Labor pushes Coalition on federal Icac in question time; Victoria Covid cases jump as end of Melbourne lockdown looms

Question time debate centres on climate and Christian Porter; Covid case numbers rise in NSW and Victoria, where 2,232 cases were recorded; Victoria hits 70% vaccination target and passes 90% first dose milestone ahead of the end of Melbourne’s lockdown; Nationals MPs poised to hand PM details of what they require to secure support for a 2050 net zero emissions target – follow all today’s newsChristian Porter still faces scrutiny over donations declaration despite government blocking Labor bid f...
Tags: Labor, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Penny Wong, Morrison, Porter, Vic, ICAC


Australia politics live: climate deadline looms as Nationals prepare demands for Morrison; Victoria records 2,232 Covid cases, NSW 372

Covid case numbers rise in Victoria and NSW; Victoria hits 70% vaccination target; Nationals MPs poised to hand PM details of what they require to secure support for a 2050 net zero emissions target – follow all today’s newsNSW and Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout and rates trackerCovid cases and data trackerScott Morrison will also appear on Nine’s commercial breakfast TV show. No doubt we’ll have one of the favoured radio shows pop up as a media alert soon.Penny Wong is now in the...
Tags: Abc, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Penny Wong, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Nine, Fran Kelly, Cop26, ABC RN Continue


Australia politics live: climate deadline looms as Nationals prepare demands; Victoria records 2,232 Covid cases, NSW 372

Covid case numbers rise in Victoria and NSW; Victoria hits 70% vaccination target; Nationals MPs poised to hand PM details of what they require to secure support for a 2050 net zero emissions target – follow all today’s newsNSW and Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout and rates trackerCovid cases and data trackerScott Morrison will also appear on Nine’s commercial breakfast TV show. No doubt we’ll have one of the favoured radio shows pop up as a media alert soon.Penny Wong is now in the...
Tags: Abc, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Penny Wong, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Nine, Fran Kelly, Cop26, ABC RN Continue


Australian politics live: climate debate heats up question time; national 70% Covid vaccine milestone hit; Victoria records 1,841 cases, NSW 283

Question time begins as Bridget McKenzie says Coalition adopting net zero without the Nationals ‘will be ugly’; Victoria records 1,841 local cases overnight, NSW 283 – 19 people have died with Covid across both states; Australia hits 70% vaccination target; Senate votes down character test bill; PM ramps up attack on Labor over climate; NSW residents will be allowed to visit Melbourne. Follow updates liveVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW ...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Chris Jordan, Bridget McKenzie, Ben Roberts Smith


Australian politics live: question time begins as climate debate heats up; national 70% Covid vaccine milestone hit; Victoria records 1,841 cases, NSW 283

Question time begins as Bridget McKenzie says Coalition adopting net zero without the Nationals ‘will be ugly’; Victoria records 1,841 local cases overnight, NSW 283 – 19 people have died with Covid across both states; Australia hits 70% vaccination target; Senate votes down character test bill; PM ramps up attack on Labor over climate; NSW residents will be allowed to visit Melbourne. Follow updates liveVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW ...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Chris Jordan, Bridget McKenzie, Ben Roberts Smith


Australian politics live: Morrison challenges Labor on 2050 targets; Victoria records 1,841 cases, NSW 283; national 70% vaccine milestone reached

Victoria records 1,841 local cases overnight, NSW 283 – 19 people have died with Covid across both states; Australia hits 70% vaccination target; Senate votes down character test bill; PM ramps up attack on Labor over climate; NSW residents will be allowed to visit Melbourne. Follow updates liveVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW vaccination rates mapGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAAP has an update on the resumption of...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Chris Jordan, Morrison, Ben Roberts Smith


Australian politics live: Morrison challenges Labor on 2050 targets; Victoria records 1,841 cases, NSW 283; Australia hits 70% vaccine milestone

Victoria records 1,841 local cases overnight, NSW 283 – 19 people have died with Covid across both states; PM ramps up attack on Labor over climate; NSW residents will be allowed to visit Melbourne. Follow updates liveVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW vaccination rates mapGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAAP has an update on the resumption of the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial:The resumption of Ben Roberts-Smith’s ...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Chris Jordan, Morrison, Ben Roberts Smith


Australian politics live: Scott Morrison challenges Labor on 2050 targets; Victoria records 1,841 cases, NSW 283

Victoria records 1,841 local cases overnight, NSW 283 – 19 people have died with Covid across both states; PM ramps up attack on Labor over climate; NSW residents will be allowed to visit Melbourne. Follow updates liveVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW vaccination rates mapGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAAP has an update on the resumption of the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial:The resumption of Ben Roberts-Smith’s ...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Chris Jordan, Ben Roberts Smith


Australian politics live: Scott Morrison challenges Labor on 2050 targets, Victoria opens border to NSW

Prime minister ramps up attack on Labor over climate and Sydney residents will be allowed to visit Melbourne. Follow updates liveVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW vaccination rates mapGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingOur hot vaxxed summer will only be hot for the vaxxed:And for anyone who still thinks the climate science is disputed (and you don’t have to go far in either parliamentary chamber to find someone who will ...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Australia politics live: net zero debate dominates question time; nine confirmed Covid cases in Melbourne detention hotel

Joint Coalition party room meeting avoids net-zero talk; second day of Berejiklian Icac hearing; Victoria and NSW record 15 Covid deaths overnight; ACTU calls on Labor to oppose regional trade agreement. Follow latest updates‘Utterly his own right’ for Scott Morrison to commit to net zero, Barnaby Joyce saysVictoria Covid update: restrictions for unvaccinated won’t ease until 2022, Daniel Andrews saysJeff Sparrow: Climate change is a national security issue, but not in the way Scott Morrison ima...
Tags: Health, Energy, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


No special deals to allow unvaccinated players at Australian Open

Australia's Victoria state will not do special deals with unvaccinated athletes to allow them to compete at major events, an official said on Tuesday, putting Novak Djokovic's Australian Open title defence and bid for the Grand Slam record in doubt.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Novak Djokovic, Victoria


Australia: The wait is over: Victoria implements the new windfall gains tax regime - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Sets out how the new Victorian windfall gains tax regime & the BTR land tax concessions will operate.
Tags: News, Australia, Victoria, BTR, Corrs Chambers Westgarth


Australia politics live: net zero debate dominates question time; Victoria records 1,749 Covid cases, NSW 273; Berejiklian Icac hearing continues

Joint party room meeting avoids net zero talk; Second day of Berejiklian Icac hearing begins; Victoria and NSW record 15 Covid deaths overnight; ACTU calls on Labor to oppose regional trade agreement – follow the latest updates liveNSW and Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsAustralia cases and data tracker;Interactive maps: NSW vaccination rate by postcode; Vic vaccine ratesGet our free news app; try our weekend edition app; get our morning email briefingAnother entry in the “MPs treating the registe...
Tags: Health, Energy, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party



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