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State v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdowns

Far from pulling together during the pandemic, NSW and Victoria have increasingly swapped pointed barbsFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesRestrictions: NSW; VicHotspots: NSW map; Vic listGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAustralia was hit by the pandemic in what seemed a moment of national unity. Large stretches of the east coast had been on fire all summer and the nation had pulled together to help. Volunteers – from firefighters to helicopter pilots to fence-fi...
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Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison says 70% vaccination target needed to begin easing restrictions; NSW records 170 new local cases

Man who may have attended anti-lockdown protest in Sydney tests positive; Dfat reveals numbers of stranded Australians by country; NSW will vaccinate 20,000 year 12 students over five days, as state records 170 local Covid-19 cases overnight; three local cases recorded in Victoria. Follow latest updatesFull Story podcast: Are the NSW Covid disaster payments too little too late? – with Lenore TaylorSix weeks before deadline, government has no plan for enforcing aged care worker vaccinationsNSW re...
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Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison to address media after national cabinet meeting; NSW records 170 new local coronavirus cases

Man who may have attended anti-lockdown protest in Sydney tests positive; Dfat reveals numbers of stranded Australians by country; NSW will vaccinate 20,000 year 12 students over five days, as state records 170 local Covid-19 cases overnight; three local cases recorded in Victoria. Follow latest updatesFull Story podcast: Are the NSW Covid disaster payments too little too late? – with Lenore TaylorSix weeks before deadline, government has no plan for enforcing aged care worker vaccinationsNSW re...
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Australia Covid live news update: Gladys Berejiklian confirms 170 new local cases in NSW; Victoria records three cases and Queensland one

NSW will vaccinate 20,000 year 12 student over five days, premier says, as state records 170 local Covid-19 cases overnight; three local cases recorded in Victoria; Queensland student in community for three days while infectious; national cabinet meeting. Follow latest updatesFull Story podcast: Are the NSW Covid disaster payments too little too late? – with Lenore TaylorSix weeks before deadline, government has no plan for enforcing aged care worker vaccinationsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; b...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Australian economy, Western Sydney, Gladys Berejiklian, south west Sydney, Brad Hazzard, Anne Davies


Australia Covid live update: Victoria records three new cases and Queensland one; national cabinet meets; military to join police in south-west Sydney

Nurses urge government to let them play larger role in vaccine rollout; three local cases recorded in Victoria; Queensland student in community for three days while infectious; national cabinet meeting. Follow latest updatesFull Story podcast: Are the NSW Covid disaster payments too little too late? – with Lenore TaylorSix weeks before deadline, Australian government has no plan for enforcing aged care worker vaccinationsNSW update: army to help enforce Sydney lockdownNSW restrictions; NSW hotsp...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Australian economy, Gladys Berejiklian, south west Sydney, Martin Foley, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live update: military to join police in south-west Sydney; national cabinet meets to chart path out of coronavirus

Queensland student in the community for three days while infectious; national cabinet meeting to chart path out of crisis. Follow latest updatesFull Story podcast: Are the NSW Covid disaster payments too little too late? – with Lenore TaylorSix weeks before deadline, Australian government has no plan for enforcing aged care worker vaccinationsNSW update: army to help enforce Sydney lockdownNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our ...
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Will Sydney’s Covid lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?

State premiers including Victoria’s Daniel Andrews have criticised the lockdown settings in NSW as too laxFollow today’s live coronavirus newsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingGreater Sydney’s lockdown has already been extended by another four weeks but New South Wales health authorities are facing questions about what more can be done to limit the spread of Covid-19, as w...
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Australia Covid live update: 2 million in western Sydney face tougher lockdown as some construction resumes

Residents of eight local government areas banned from leaving hotspots unless they are essential workers; tradespeople now allowed into clients’ homes. Follow all the day’s newsJust 39% of NSW residents over 70 are fully vaccinatedNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; border restrictionsQld hotspots; Qld restrictions; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 11.17pm BST Oooh, Victorian premi...
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Australia Covid live news update: Sydney lockdown to be extended by four weeks after NSW records 172 local cases; Victoria lockdown eases after 10 new cases

SA to exit lockdown at midnight; NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 11.02am BS...
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Australia Covid live news update: Victoria lockdown eases after 10 new cases; NSW records 172 local cases as regional shutdowns lifted

SA to exit lockdown at midnight; NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 6.27am BST...
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Australia Covid live update: Victoria eases lockdown after 10 new cases; NSW records 172 local coronavirus cases

SA to exit lockdown at midnight; NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 3.30am BST...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, South Australian politics


Australia Covid live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews eases lockdown after 10 new cases; Gladys Berejiklian confirms 172 local cases in NSW

NSW records 172 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Victoria lockdown to ease from midnight after state records 10 cases; Queensland records no new cases overnight. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.29am BST NSW press conference.Reporter:...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, South Australian politics


Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 10 new cases as SA lockdown expected to end; outbreak in Sydney unit block

Restrictions expected to ease in two states as NSW braces for more high infection rates. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeSydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics Supermarket workers in south-west Sydney to get priority access to PfizerNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews


Australia Covid live update: Victoria and SA lockdowns expected to end; outbreak in Sydney unit block

Restrictions expected to ease in two states as NSW braces for more high infection rates. Follow all the day’s newsMajor delay in Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022Covid tests being flown interstate as Sydney swamped by surgeSydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics Supermarket workers in south-west Sydney to get priority access to PfizerNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, South Australia, Daniel Andrews


Australia Covid news live: 141 new cases and two deaths in NSW, including woman in her 30s; Victoria records 11 new cases

NSW records 141 new local cases and two deaths, including a woman in her 30s; Victoria records 11 new local cases. Follow all the latest updates, liveCoalition rebuffs request by NSW treasurer to bring back jobkeeper to curb Sydney outbreakAnti-lockdown protest: two men charged with allegedly striking police horse in SydneyNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspots 3.29am BST Victorian testing commander Jeroen Weimar has run through where the state’s 11 new cases can be t...
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Covid Australia live news update: NSW reports 163 new coronavirus cases and Victoria 12

Brad Hazzard urges states to reconsider refusal of additional Pfizer doses for NSW. Follow live‘Imprisoned’: south-west Sydney on harsher lockdown and the fight to stop CovidFacebook forced to limit misinformation spread via WhatsApp amid Sydney lockdownNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.23am BST NSW health minister Brad Hazzard has rejected Victorian premier Daniel Andrews’ suggestion that there...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Covid Australia live news: Victoria premier Daniel Andrews provides lockdown update after six new cases; NSW records 97 local cases

Six new cases in Victoria; Sydney records 97 local cases; Queensland to close border to Victoria‘Absolutely confusing’: Sydney businesses plead for certainty over what’s essential work in lockdownVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 3.33am BST More cases have emerged from the exposure at Young & Jackson’s pub including two men. One, in his 30s, who works at Cerberus naval base. Another is ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Jackson, Daniel Andrews, Richmond, NSW, Vic, Cerberus


Victoria Covid update: state enters five-day lockdown as outbreak linked to Sydney grows

Covid commander Jeroen Weimar reports 18 cases, 75 exposure sites and says more than 6,500 people are isolatingFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVic hotspots; Vic restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingVictoria is entering a five-day lockdown in an effort to contain two growing Covid clusters connected to the larger Sydney outbreak.Victoria’s fifth lockdown starting on Friday will cover the entire state until 11.59pm on Tuesday 20...
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NSW records 22 new cases, Qld three; Alice Springs to enter lockdown – as it happened

Queensland health minister Yvette D’Ath says state is running out of Pfizer vaccines, and Alice Springs will enter a three-day lockdown. This blog is now closed.Rift grows between states and Morrison government over AstraZeneca vaccineAlice Springs joins parts of NSW, Queensland and Perth in lockdown 9.29am BST We’ll leave it there for today.Here are the main developments of the day: 9.03am BST At the NSW Covid update earlier today, it was announced that a 24-year-old student nurse had ...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW records 22 new cases, Qld three; Alice Springs to enter lockdown after five SA cases linked to NT mine

Queensland health minister Yvette D’Ath says state is running out of Pfizer vaccines, and Alice Springs will enter a three-day lockdown. Follow liveNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing 3.29am BST Now you might be thinking to yourself “wait how does this man potentially being infectious in the Alice Springs ai...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW records 22 new cases in Sydney lockdown, Qld three; follow SA and Vic press conference updates

Queensland health minister Yvette D’Ath says state is running out of Pfizer vaccines. Follow liveNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing 2.27am BST And finally, we have got to the crux of it - NSW state-run vaccine clinics and hubs will not be administering the AstraZeneca vaccine to under 40s. Berejiklian:The N...
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Australia Covid live update: Queensland records three new coronavirus cases; NSW on alert for more Sydney lockdown cases

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk rejects claims she is trying to block vulnerable Australians from returning home. Follow liveNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing 1.23am BST Queensland health minister Yvette D’ath has suggested the prime minister only made the decision to allow under 40s to get the AZ jab becaus...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW on alert; Queensland urgently traces case infectious in community for 10 days

The 19-year-old medical receptionist was found to have the Delta variant after she travelled to state’s north. Follow latest newsNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing 11.21pm BST AMA president Dr Omar Khorshid says he is disappointed with the confused messaging concerning vaccines from the federal government. ...
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