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‘Struggling’: NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro takes four weeks’ mental health leave

Deputy premier’s break from parliament comes after he threatened to blow up the Coalition government over koala protectionsThe NSW Nationals party leader, John Barilaro, is taking mental health leave from parliament following a tumultuous 10 days during which he threatened to blow up the Coalition government over koala protections before backing down.Barilaro, the deputy premier, told his party room colleagues by text message on Friday afternoon that he would take up to four weeks’ leave to work...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, New South Wales, Gladys Berejiklian, John Barilaro, Barilaro


Victoria records eight deaths and 42 new coronavirus cases, with 10 in NSW – as it happened

South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 10.03am BST That’s it for our live coverage of coronavirus news and other developments in Australia. Thanks to Amy Remeikis for the earlier coverage. She’ll be back in the morning.You can follow our gl...
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Covid Australia live update: Victoria records eight deaths and 42 new coronavirus cases, with 10 in NSW – latest news

South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 4.19am BST Q: You’ve said China will said its muscles, there’ll be more Hong Kongs. Taiwan, do you think that will be next? Andrew Liveris: I’ve lived in Hong Kong 13 years. I’ve certainly been around ...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Australia, China, Australia news, Taiwan, Beijing, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Macau, Andrew Liveris


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 42 new Covid cases and eight deaths – latest news

Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce changes as South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 12.19am BST Barnaby Joyce appears to be driving around his electorate opening bridges. Unofficially. 12.17am BST I have had a few questions about ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Barnaby Joyce, Gladys Berejiklian, Brett Sutton, Coronavirus outbreak, Aged care (Australia


Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW-Victoria border restrictions may be eased – latest news

Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce changes as South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 11.11pm BST The prime minister had some very big words for the private market in his speech yesterday – either build something to replace the Liddell ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Morrison, Hunter Valley, NSW, AGL, Mike Cannon Brookes, Liddell


NSW Liberals dance around John Barilaro's insurrection but Constance delivers home truths | Anne Davies

Premier Gladys Berejiklian remained unflappable as she made her only meeting with the press about Covid-19 and the economyOften, after a turbulent week in New South Wales politics, the resolution is underwhelming, a kind of resigned sigh after a loud shouty argument.So it was at Macquarie Street on Tuesday when the Coalition met for the first time after a very public spat over koala protections nearly undid the state government. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Constance, Gladys Berejiklian, John Barilaro, Macquarie Street, Anne Davies


Coronavirus Australia live update: regional Victoria restrictions to ease as state records 42 Covid cases and NSW seven

Victoria reports no deaths; South Australia to open borders to flights from the ACT. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots listLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 4.27am BST On the government’s gas announcement today (and the fuel security announcement yesterday) Anthony Albanese says:They ran a campaign for years saying that Liddell should stay open. What that did, of course, was provide uncertainty f...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: regional Victoria restrictions to ease as state records 42 Covid cases

The state reports no deaths; SA may open border to NSW; and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots listLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 3.10am BST Victoria’s emergency management commissioner Andrew Crisp was unable to recall key details about meetings deciding the hotel quarantine program.Crisp was asked about notes he made in a meeting with officials, inc...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews says regional Victoria restrictions to ease in Covid press conference

Victoria records 42 new Covid cases and no deaths; SA may open border to NSW; and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots listLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 2.25am BST Can metro Melbourne expect to take two steps, not one, in the lead up to 26 October, if all goes well?Daniel Andrews:Case numbers are one part of this. The narrative or the story that sits b...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 42 new Covid cases and no deaths – latest news

SA may open border to NSW, as regional Victoria waits on Dan Andrews and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases mapLatest Queensland hotspots 12.27am BST Oh I don’t know, I’m sure there are reasons.Like no one with any sense or idea of where the market is heading, or caring about our planet, thinking it is a good idea?The Hunter Valley has the best thermal coal in the ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: restrictions set to ease in Victoria and SA – latest news

SA may open border to NSW, as regional Victoria waits on Dan Andrews and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine for people stranded overseas. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspots 11.21pm BST Early reaction- AEMO? More gas generation not needed- CSIRO? Gas generation = expensive electricity- Economists? Gas extraction creates very few jobs- Scientists? Gas incompatible with our Paris goals- Investors? Gas has ...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Paris, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, WA, CSIRO, Gladys Berejiklian


NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro to face no-confidence vote in parliament

Deputy premier likely to survive as party leader but scene set for Liberals to show their disapproval of his threats over koala protectionThe New South Wales National party leader, John Barilaro, will face a vote of no-confidence when parliament resumes on Tuesday after the junior Coalition partner had a very public stoush with the Liberals over koala protections.Barilaro appears likely to hang on to the Nationals leadership, and the job of deputy premier that comes with it, when his party meets...
Tags: Labor, Coalition, New South Wales, Endangered Species, New South Wales politics, Liberal party, National party, Gladys Berejiklian, John Barilaro, Barilaro


John Fahey: former NSW premier and federal finance minister dies age 75

Liberal premier played key role in bid for Sydney Olympics and also helped thwart attack on Prince Charles John Fahey, the former premier of New South Wales and federal finance minister, has died aged 75.In a statement on Saturday morning, the NSW premier, Gladys Berejiklian, paid tribute to Fahey and offered his family the option of a state funeral for the former premier. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 43 new Covid cases and nine deaths as NSW reports 10 cases

Rio Tinto boss Jean-Sébastien Jacques bows to investor pressure over Juukan Gorge debacle and will quit, along with two other senior executives. Follow liveFollow today’s international coronavirus live blogImpact of Covid slowdown on CO2 in the atmosphere ‘not even a blip’, Australian scientist saysA day in the life of Victoria’s Covid contact tracersJobseeker cut will leave 80% skipping meals, survey findsAustralian stats interactive 5.10am BST The parliamentary committee which was looking ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Rio Tinto, Victoria, Liberal party, National party, Committee, Commonwealth, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Jean Sébastien Jacques, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds Covid press conference as Victoria records 43 new cases and nine deaths

Rio Tinto boss Jean-Sébastien Jacques bows to investor pressure over Juukan Gorge debacle and will quit, along with two other senior executives. Follow liveFollow today’s international coronavirus live blogImpact of Covid slowdown on CO2 in the atmosphere ‘not even a blip’, Australian scientist saysA day in the life of Victoria’s Covid contact tracersJobseeker cut will leave 80% skipping meals, survey findsAustralian stats interactive 2.21am BST On contact tracing, Daniel Andrews says:I just...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Rio Tinto, Victoria, Liberal party, National party, Daniel Andrews, Gladys Berejiklian, Jean Sébastien Jacques, Coronavirus outbreak, Juukan Gorge


Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW Coalition in crisis as Covid-19 border row intensifies – latest news

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian gave Nationals leader John Barilaro ultimatum after stoush over future of koala population. Follow liveFollow today’s international coronavirus live blogImpact of Covid slowdown on CO2 in the atmosphere ‘not even a blip’, Australian scientist saysA day in the life of Victoria’s Covid contact tracersJobseeker cut will leave 80% skipping meals, survey findsAustralian stats interactive 11.19pm BST We all await the outcome of the NSW’s Coalition’s Koala Crisis.The ...
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Morning mail: NSW Coalition on brink, jobseeker cut fears, single-use plastics banned

Friday: Gladys Berejiklian gives John Barilaro ultimatum after threat to move to crossbench. Plus, US wildfires kill at least seven peopleGood morning, this is Emilie Gramenz bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 11 September. Continue reading...
Tags: US, Gladys Berejiklian, John Barilaro, NSW Coalition, Emilie Gramenz


'None of us wanted koalas to die': Barnaby Joyce wades into NSW coalition showdown

Former deputy prime minister throws his weight behind John Barilaro as other Nationals warn it’s impossible to ‘out shoot the Shooters’While some federal Nationals watched the runaway events in New South Wales on Thursday with bemusement, the former federal leader of the party, Barnaby Joyce, rushed to the defence John Barilaro for blowing up the state government over koala protection policy.Joyce, who used the first sitting day of federal parliament in 2020 – a day of bushfire condolences – to ...
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NSW Nationals play trump card in koala war but Berejiklian calls their bluff

Barilaro and the Nationals should behave like they are part of the government or resign their ministries – the choice is theirs Since she became New South Wales premier , Gladys Berejiklian has practised the politics of appeasement when it comes to her Coalition partners.She has turned a blind eye to her deputy leader John Barilaro’s blatant pork barrelling in the bush, even laughing along during the last campaign when he called himself Barrell-aro. Continue reading...
Tags: Environment, Australia news, Conservation, Coalition, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, National party, Gladys Berejiklian, John Barilaro, Berejiklian, Barilaro


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 51 new cases and seven deaths as NSW records seven cases

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveThere are 51 new cases of Covid in Victoria and seven deathsFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.28am BST Q: Firstly - do you think a royal commission into the COVID outbreaks in aged care would be warrants...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds press conference as Victoria reports 51 new cases and NSW records seven

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveThere are 51 new cases of Covid in Victoria and seven deathsFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.27am BST The funeral was to be held at 2pm.Qld’s Chief Health Officer, Jeannette Young, will give a Canberra ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds press conference as Victoria reports 51 new cases and NSW cluster grows

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveThere are 51 new cases of Covid in Victoria and seven deathsFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.30am BST There are 30 workplace investigations on-going at the moment - but no prosecutions as yet (the inves...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Coronavirus Australia latest update: Victoria reports 51 new cases and seven deaths as NSW hospital cluster grows

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 12.29am BST Clear as mudHe says it wasn’t a decision he was involved with. 12.22am BST It is no secret that women’s employment has been hit harder by the pandemic - wo...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: Greg Hunt calls for end to Melbourne curfew as NSW hospital cluster grows

Federal health minister says curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.28pm BST Here is how the Greg Hunt comments played out in that Sky interview:Q: Now you mentioned the situation in Victoria, your home state. The most draconian measure that Premier Daniel Andrews has pu...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: health officials front Victoria's hotel inquiry as NSW and Qld try to stem clusters

More than 100 health workers at two Sydney hospitals and 200 staff at Ipswich hospital are in isolation. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.23pm BST Then we get this exchange. Lisa Millar: Last night on Q & at the Deputy Prime Minister linked the Victorian lockdowns with the second wave. It doesn’t help, that a senior member, is perpetuating that myth. 11.18pm BST Greg Hunt i...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria Covid cases drop below 50 for first time since June as NSW records four

Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks in ‘roadmap’ as Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.24am BST Queensland’s deputy premier, Steven Miles, has announced two new Covid-19 cases. He said the first is a woman in her 20s, a household contact of a known case. The second is a woman in her 30s and is a further healthcare wo...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Scott Morrison holds press conference after national cabinet meeting on borders and hotspots

Victoria records nine deaths in past 24 hours and 50 people added to total who died in aged care facilities in July and August. Follow live news and updates todayAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.24am BST Gladys Berejiklian on the hotspot definition:There was no definition agreed but a consistent definition of what is a hot spot could ensure states had no excuse to keep their borders up. Th...
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Morning mail: Russia accused of using novichok, net zero within reach, scientists defy gravity

Thursday: Toxicological reports indicate Alexei Navalny poisoned with nerve agent. Plus: Gladys Berejiklian says it won’t ‘take much’ to reach net zeroGood morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 3 September. Continue reading...
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Australia coronavirus live update: China tensions in spotlight as NSW relaxes Victoria border rules – latest news

In Canberra, the relationship with Beijing will dominate, while NSW premier travels to Albury to ease border pain. Follow all the updates, liveFollow the global live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listVictoria and Melbourne trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.29pm BST Gladys Berejiklian is headed to Albury today, where she will announce a 50km buffer zone for border residents to help them go about their “daily life”.I...
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Coronavirus live news: US nears 6m cases, Australia records highest daily death toll

Midwestern states report record infections; Colombia passes 600,000 Covid-19 cases; India sets global daily case record. Follow latest updatesUK records 1,715 Covid cases in largest weekend figure since mid-MayAustralia – coronavirus liveWorld map: which countries have most cases?See all our coronavirus coverage 2.34am BST Just back to Australia and there are 10 new cases of Covid in the most populous state of New South Wales. Somewhat reassuringly, six of those are in quarantine. All four l...
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