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NSW government has only used 15% of its allocation of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Exclusive: Just 145,000 of the almost 1m doses allocated by federal government have been taken up, leaving jabs to stockpile or be donated overseasFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesMorrison apologises for slow pace of Australia’s vaccine rolloutRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe New South Wales government has taken up just 145,000 of the...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


How British special operators defied their bosses to rescue 2 comrades captured on a secretive mission in Iraq

Members of 40 Commando Royal Marines on patrol in Abu Al Khasib, a suburb of Basra, March 31, 2003. PA Images via Getty Images In September 2005, British special-operations forces in Basra faced a problem. Two of their own had been captured during an undercover operation, and their lives were in peril. In addition to hostile Iraqis, British SAS troops had to overcome reluctant commanders in order to save their comrades. See more stories on Insider's business page. In September 2005, Br...
Tags: UK, London, Iraq, US, International, Trends, Iran, Sierra Leone, Coalition, Squadron, SBS, Iraq War, US Army, Baghdad, Sas, Reuters


Liberal party donor’s revenue from uncontested contracts for offshore processing rises to $1.5bn

Canstruct has been awarded another ‘limited tender’ contract from the government, but company says it follows ‘all commonwealth procurement guidelines’Canstruct International, the Brisbane company and Liberal party donor running Australia’s offshore processing regime on Nauru, has won another uncontested contract extension – $180m over six months – bringing its total revenue from island contracts over the past five years to more than $1.5bn.There are 108 people held on Nauru under Australia’s of...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, Nauru, Liberal, Canstruct International the Brisbane


Pressure builds on Morrison over vaccines as SA enters lockdown and Victoria extends Covid restrictions

Anthony Albanese accused the prime minister of going ‘missing’ in a crisis as lockdowns widened and borders closedMore than 13 million Australians are in lockdown and state borders are being slammed shut as the country scrambles to get ahead of a rapidly spreading outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19.As Victoria extended its restrictions for another week and South Australia became the latest state to enter into lockdown, Labor ramped up its pressure on the Morrison government, saying the la...
Tags: Labor, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live news update: NSW records fifth death from Sydney outbreak amid 98 new cases; Victoria extends lockdown after 13 new cases

NSW reports 98 new local cases, with 24 patients now in intensive care, and says vaccinating children will be a ‘key’ part of rollout; Victorian coronavirus outbreak hits construction; 1m Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia. Follow updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states are managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVictoria hotspots; Vic restrictions 6.57am BST NSW Health has confir...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews, Green Valley, NSW


Coalition for App Fairness: Apple is Using Subpoenas to Punish Opponents by Prying Into Confidential Communications

Apple has filed a subpoena against the Coalition for App Fairness, requesting details on their communications as Apple fights a series of antitrust lawsuits. The Coalition for App Fairness comprises several companies who have been critical of Apple's App Store rules and fees, including Epic Games, Spotify, Deezer, Tile, and Match Group. Members of the Coalition for App Fairness earlier this month filed a lawsuit (via Apple Insider) attempting to prevent Apple's subpoenas from being approved. ...
Tags: Apple, Lawsuit, Coalition, Antitrust, Coalition for App Fairness, Meghan DiMuzio, Prying Into Confidential Communications, Forbes Tate Partners LLC


Australia Covid live news update: NSW records 98 cases; Victoria to remain in lockdown after 13 new cases; SA reports one case

New South Wales reports 98 local cases overnight, with 24 patients now in intensive care; Victorian cases hit construction industry; 1m Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states are managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVictoria hotspots; Vic restrictions 4.32am BST An update on the saga with Katie Hopkins: Guardian Australia u...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews, Katie Hopkins, Vic


Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’

Tian Xuejun rejects Australia’s ‘groundless accusations’ that China influenced the finding to score political pointsThe Chinese host of a United Nations world heritage committee has defended a proposal to label the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”, and rejected Australian government suspicion that China influenced the finding for political reasons.It came as the Morrison government sought to use a new report by Australia’s marine science agency to argue there had been widespread coral recovery ...
Tags: Climate Change, Australia, China, Environment, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, United Nations, Great Barrier Reef, Coral, Sussan Ley, Morrison, Tian Xuejun, Australian foreign policy


Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger’

Tian Xuejun rejects Australia government’s ‘groundless accusations’ that China influenced the finding to score political pointsThe Chinese host of a United Nations world heritage committee has defended a proposal to label the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”, and rejected Australian government suspicion that China influenced the finding for political reasons.It came as the Morrison government sought to use a new report by Australia’s marine science agency to argue there had been widespread cora...
Tags: Climate Change, Australia, China, Environment, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, United Nations, Great Barrier Reef, Coral, Sussan Ley, Morrison, Tian Xuejun, Australian foreign policy


Australia Covid live news update: 98 cases in NSW announced by Gladys Berejiklian; Victoria to remain in lockdown after 13 new cases, Dan Andrews says

NSW records 98 local cases overnight, with 24 patients now in intensive care; Victorian cases hit construction industry; 1m Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; 3.33am BST It seems Sutton doesn’t share his NSW counterpart’s assurance that outdoor transmi...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews, Mcc, Sutton


Australia Covid live news update: 98 cases in NSW announced by Gladys Berejiklian; Victoria records 13 new coronavirus cases

NSW records 98 local cases overnight, with 24 patients now in intensive care; Victorian cases hit construction industry; 1m Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; 2.32am BST Obviously, the next question for Chant is: “When will children get vaccinated?”Cha...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews


Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 13 new cases as lockdown continues; NSW braces for another day of high case numbers

No local cases recorded in Queensland; Victoria faces anxious wait for decision on lockdown; 1m Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in Australia. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; 1.28am BST I just asked @NSWHealth if;1) It's investigating whether there's been a leak to the #TikTokGuy by staff2) NSW ...
Tags: Health, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews, NSW


Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 13 new cases in lockdown; NSW braces for another day of high case numbers

More shops close and construction shuts down in Sydney, while Victoria faces anxious wait for decision on lockdown. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; 12.12am BST This is the queue 1.5 kilometres from Mildura’s testing centre @9NewsMelb pic.twitter.com/RvhIXXV10j 12.12am BST There are no n...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, Daniel Andrews, NSW


Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 13 new cases in lockdown; NSW braces for another day of high case numbers; Katie Hopkins’ visa cancelled

More shops close and construction shuts down in Sydney, while Victoria faces anxious wait for decision on lockdown. Follow the latest updates liveGladys Berejiklian relaxes south-west Sydney rules on workersAustralians believe states managing Covid pandemic better than Canberra, study findsDaniel Andrews has no plans to lift Victoria lockdown early, as new case recorded in MilduraNSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; 11.33pm BST A cargo ship carrying seven crew member...
Tags: Health, Indonesia, Australia, California, Australia news, Bbc, Egypt, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Coalition’s Queensland women set to highlight growing policy divide in party

LNP women’s conference will rally support for an anti-abortion bill, urge more action on Brittany Higgins’s allegations and push against quotasGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingSupport for a controversial anti-abortion bill, a push against quotas, reuniting families separated by the pandemic and demands for an investigation into the exploitation of backpackers on working visas are among the resolutions the women of the LNP are fighting for, highlighting the growing divide in t...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Brisbane, Liberal party, Canberra, LNP, Liberal National Party, Brittany Higgins


Covid Australia live news update: NSW announces 111 new cases and new Sydney lockdown restrictions; 19 cases in Victoria

Gladys Berejiklian announces restriction on movement in Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool LGAs, limits on retail, pause on construction and greater penalties for employees who force workers into officeVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsScott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout‘Secret weapon’: unflappable Kerry Chant faces toughest challenge yet as NSW Covid outbreak grows‘The Delta variant has shown ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Coalition, Delta, Sydney, Victoria, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Fairfield Canterbury Bankstown


Covid Australia live news update: Victoria reports 19 new coronavirus cases as NSW considers tougher lockdown

NSW outbreak exceeds 1,000 coronavirus cases while there are now more than 165 exposure sites in VictoriaVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsScott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout‘Secret weapon’: unflappable Kerry Chant faces toughest challenge yet as NSW Covid outbreak grows‘The Delta variant has shown Fortress Australia to be a house of cards due to the Coalition’s vaccine stroll-out’Vaccine rollout tracker;...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Queensland, Delta, Victoria, Northern Territory, Morrison, Vic, Coronavirus


Covid Australia live news update: NSW considers tougher lockdown as Victoria cases rise

NSW outbreak exceeds 1,000 coronavirus cases while there are now more than 165 exposure sites in VictoriaVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsScott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout‘Secret weapon’: unflappable Kerry Chant faces toughest challenge yet as NSW Covid outbreak grows‘The Delta variant has shown Fortress Australia to be a house of cards due to the Coalition’s vaccine stroll-out’Vaccine rollout tracker;...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Elias Visontay, NSW Covid


Former Nationals president says ‘recycling’ Barnaby Joyce may lead to more women leaving party

Exclusive: Christine Ferguson raises concerns about the party ‘losing its way’ and calls on young women to speak up about their bad experiencesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingA former federal president of the Nationals, Christine Ferguson, has issued a call to arms to young women in the party, saying they need to speak up about their bad experiences to drive cultural change, while also criticising the party for losing touch with its grassroots members.Ferguson, a widely resp...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Ferguson, National party, Barnaby Joyce, Christine Ferguson, Matthew Canavan


How Australia's vaccination ads compare with the rest of the world – video

New Zealand has its metaphorical door to freedom, Singapore is leaning on disco, America has presidents and beer, while the UK is calling upon celebrity. As Covid-19 vaccination efforts continue around the globe, countries are using a range of communication methods, including humour and emotional connections to encourage people to get the jab. In contrast, Australia has chosen fear to scare people into what may happen if they contract Covid-19. In one ad, a young woman with oxygen tubes in her n...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Singapore, Advertising, America, World news, Australia news, Coalition, New Zealand, Vaccines and immunisation, Guardian Australia, Coronavirus


‘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