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Australian politics live: five Melbourne suburbs on Covid alert as Victoria and NSW premiers still under pressure

A school student in Melbourne’s north tested positive to coronavirus putting the suburbs of Dallas, Roxburgh Park, Broadmeadows, Preston and West Heidelberg on high alert. Follow live 9.30pm BST NSW Health authorities have also issued a Covid alert for anyone who attended the Bathurst 1000 race over the weekend - which has been extended to residents of Bathurst itself.That was after remnants of Covid were picked up as part of sewerage testing. From NSW Health:The sample comprises wastewater ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – politics live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first case of re-infection. Follow the latestFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.30am BST The attorney general’s department has just been caught out in Estimates about some of the forward sizzle in anticipation of having ...
Tags: Health, Business, Budget, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann


NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – question time live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first case of re-infection. Follow the latestFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.28am BST Tim Wilson is obviously vying with Vince Connolly for ‘best backbencher dixer performance 2020’ - either that, or he has spent too ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann, Liberal


Victoria reports three new Covid cases and NSW 10 as federal parliament resumes – politics live

NSW coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first re-infection. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.26am BST Q: You agree with the decision to allow stakeholders to attend the Cox Plate today? Daniel Andrews:Yes I did disagree and that is why it’s has been retracted...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann, South Australia


Coalition grilled over $30m Western Sydney airport land, as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 6.17am BST This has increased from the 30,000 we heard abou...
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The state of Victoria, Australia went from over 700 new COVID cases per day to recording zero new cases in the last 24hours, thanks to a...

Premier Daniel Andrews says the sole case recorded overnight involves a person who has previously tested positive and may simply be...
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Parliament resumes as Victoria reports one new Covid case and NSW five – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.32am BST Q: It feels like deja vu, back on Mother’s Day, ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Parliament, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Guardian Australia


Regional Victoria ‘step 3’ coronavirus roadmap restrictions and lockdown rules explained

Regional Victoria has now moved to “step three” of the roadmap out of lockdown. Here’s what you need to knowMelbourne’s stage 4 restrictions; Covid restrictions state by stateFull Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailRegional Victoria has consistently outperformed its metropolitan counterpart in suppressing the Covid-19 virus and as such is subject to significantly fewer restrictions.Currently, it is in the third step of the state’s roadmap out of lockdow...
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Parliament resumes as Victoria reports two new Covid cases and NSW Health urges more testing – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.35pm BST The DHHS site also reports 13 mystery cases in ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Parliament, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Vic, DHHS, Gladys Berejiklian, NSW Health, Coronavirus


Parliament resumes as NSW Health urges more Covid-19 testing – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.27pm BST I mean..."Political observers" can't note Fryde...
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ALP pursues government over land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – as it happened

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; and federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. This blog is now closed Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 9.13am BST To recap: 8.44am BST In the off chance you aren’t completely fed up with Covid-19 data, the federal health department has b...
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Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.22am BST The 24 new cases in WA are linked to the Al Messilah.Other crew members of the ship had tested positive on the weekend.A further 24 crew member...
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Question time: Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.24am BST Labor is moving to suspend standing orders to bring on the Jobmaker hiring credit bill.The government said they wanted to get it up today, but ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Question time: Labor pursues government over airport land deal – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.15am BST Michael McCormack has taken the despatch box, arguing that Labor should be out and about talking up the government’s budget.Or something. 4.13...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Daniel Andrews attacks federal government for 'playing politics' over pandemic as Victoria records four Covid cases – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.05am BST The university bill is back in the House of Reps – the Senate made some changes, which means it has to go back to the House, before it is offic...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, House, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Federal MPs attack Victoria's Covid reopening plan as state reports four new cases – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.23am BST Why is Daniel Andrews pointing the finger back at the federal government?Andrews:They are in charge of the borders and the bubble and the bubbl...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria reports four new cases as Melbourne wakes up to eased lockdown

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with the Coalition’s universities bill on the agenda. Follow live 11.24pm BST Penny Wong asks department of infrastructure and transport head Simon Atkinson whether or not he believes the department fell well short of “high standards” in the Leppington triangle purchase.Atkinson doesn’t really answer. 11.21pm BST Crown has just released this statement to the ASX - it is being investiga...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Melbourne wakes up to eased lockdown as federal parliament returns

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; parliament resumes with the Coalition’s universities bill on the agenda. Follow live 10.21pm BST After smashing up the states which closed their borders practically every day since borders closed, Michael McCormack says states who didn’t sign up as part of the New Zealand travel bubble they can always just close their borders.That’s after about 55 New Zealanders travelled into Victoria, which has not signed up to th...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Victoria’s Covid restrictions ease as Daniel Andrews reveals 25km travel bubble and scraps exercise time limit

Melbourne to resume real estate auctions and reopen hairdressers and outdoor sporting facilities as state records two new cases • Follow the live blog • Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsMelbourne’s 5km travel radius will expand to 25km from midnight under eased restrictions announced by the state’s premier Daniel Andrews.From 11.59pm on Sunday, residents of the city who have been under lockdown for more than 100 days will be able to travel up to 25km for...
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Immigration minister points finger at Victoria over New Zealand travellers

Alan Tudge says Victoria’s chief health officer, Brett Sutton, did not object to interstate travel when New Zealand bubble was arranged The acting federal immigration minister, Alan Tudge has blamed the Victorian government for not restricting interstate travel, after a group of international travellers were allowed to fly from their “travel bubble” into locked down Melbourne.A group of 17 New Zealanders flew into Sydney as part of the newly formed international travel arrangements between Aotea...
Tags: Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Sydney, New Zealand, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Alan Tudge, Brett Sutton, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: curfew starts for millions in France; Victoria set to ease restrictions

Paris and several other French cities face month of restrictions; numbers soar in Europe amid new lockdowns; in Australia, Victoria is expected ease restrictions after recording just two new cases – follow live Europe’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonUS records highest daily coronavirus case total since JulySee all our coronavirus coverage 1.28am BST In Victoria, Dan Andrews is getting down to brass tacks. It’s the AFL ...
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Coronavirus live news: world sees record 400,000 new cases in a single day; Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions

Case numbers grow in Europe as, Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive, and Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home. In Australia, Daniel Andrews is expected to announce some easing of restrictions in VictoriaWales circuit breaker ‘to begin on 23 October’ Police disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus cove...
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Australia's COVID-19 hotspot to partially lift lockdown restrictions

Australia's state of Victoria, the epicentre of the country's coronavirus outbreak, will see some of its months-long restrictions eased as of Monday but retailers and restaurants must wait longer, the state's premier said on Sunday. After more than 100 days in a strict lockdown, the five million people living in Melbourne, Victoria's capital, will be able to spend as much time outdoors as they wish, but must stay within a 25-kilometre (15-mile) radius from their homes, Premier Daniel Andrews sa...
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NSW coronavirus cluster grows as Victoria reports just one Covid case and zero deaths

Daniel Andrews hits back at Greg Hunt’s suggestion Victoria’s restrictions should be ‘in line’ with NSW’sVictorian premier condemns Border Force delays after 17 New Zealanders allowed to fly to MelbourneDaniel Andrews says he received ‘no warning’ on New Zealand travellers. Follow today’s coronavirus blogThe Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has reacted angrily to federal pressure to drastically relax the state’s Covid-19 restrictions following Saturday’s remarkable result, saying the “stakes a...
Tags: Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, New Zealand, Victorian politics, Victoria, Greg Hunt, Daniel Andrews, NSW, Border Force, Coronavirus, COVID, MelbourneDaniel Andrews


'One-der-ful': Australia's coronavirus hotspot records single case

Australia's coronavirus hotspot of Victoria recorded a single case of the disease on Saturday - the lowest daily number since early June - and no deaths, with the state's top health official saying the figures were "one-der-ful". Victoria's capital Melbourne, which has been the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 outbreak, is in its third month of a stringent lockdown and Premier Daniel Andrews is due to update plans to ease restrictions across the state on Sunday. "We live in hope," Brett Sut...
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Daniel Andrews condemns Border Force delays after 17 New Zealanders allowed to fly to Melbourne

Victorian premier says he does not know location of the group and has written to Scott Morrison to express disappointmentVictorian premier says he received ‘no warning’ before New Zealanders arrived. Follow liveThe Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has condemned failures that allowed a mystery group of 17 New Zealanders to fly into the state on Friday, criticising the Australian Border Force for delays in providing vital passenger information and writing to Scott Morrison to express his disappo...
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Coronavirus live news: 20 cases linked to Trump rally; hope in Victoria after just one new case recorded

Minnesota authorities tackling rally-based ‘outbreak’; calls to ease restrictions in Australian state of Victoria; UK accuses Russia of trying to disrupt vaccine researchCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.36am BST Daniel Andrews is speaking now. He says the one new case recorded in the state is linked to a known outbreak, and that another case has been reclassified. This means that the total number of cases in the state has not increased today. 1.31am BST Dona...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Scott Morrison says Howard Springs to quarantine 5,000 returned travellers, as Victoria records two new cases

First international tourists in six months touch down today on three flights from New Zealand as the government works on plan to repatriate Australians stranded overseas. Follow liveFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 6.25am BST The new hearing for the hotel quarantine inquiry comes at the end of a week where the inquiry requested more phone records fro...
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Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria reports six new cases and no deaths

Police investigate damage to Daniel Andrews’ electorate office overnight as NSW authorities issue warning about south-west Sydney cluster. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.20pm BST Now this is a good number. Victoria has recorded just six new cases of Covid-19 and, wonderfully, no new deaths.The 14...
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The writing is on the wall, Daniel Andrews. Go now! The people have had it to their neck

I’ve compiled key comments from the Current Affairs FB page on the program that aired last night (I’ve deleted a few truly stupid comments from pro-lockdowners – the selfish brats who don’t care a bit for anyone else) Thanks for showing some truth FINALLY ACA. I have to admit I stopped watching your programme some […]
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