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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW records new local Covid case in Sydney; India travel ban challenged in federal court

Man in his 50s tests positive for Covid in NSW; hearing to take place in federal court to challenge India travel ban. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional Covid case locationsFull report: Coalition to hold talks with Indian-Australian community leaders as anger mounts over travel banGPs grapple with AstraZeneca shortfalls as pleas for more doses are rejectedAlmost two-thirds of Australians think Covid vaccine rollout is not going well, survey suggests 6.29am BST Earli...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


Australia’s India travel ban: does the health justification stack up and is the move legal?

The extreme use of a power most people didn’t know existed has generated a storm of criticism. We look at how it came about – and what happens nextAustralians could die from Covid under India travel banAt the weekend, the federal health minister, Greg Hunt, announced the government would bar people – including citizens and permanent residents – from coming to Australia from India.The decision prompted a storm of criticism, including from the Australian Human Rights Commission, as Australians cam...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Greg Hunt, Australian Human Rights Commission, Coronavirus, COVID


Australia news live: Greg Hunt has ‘absolute belief’ that banning returns from India is legal

Health minister joins Scott Morrison in defending ban; over-50s eligible for Covid vaccine. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s medical chief Paul Kelly says he gave no health advice to jail India arrivalsWA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid casesA third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseasAustralia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 6.19am BST At the Australia Post inquiry, Tony Nutt, an Austra...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia


Australia news live: ban on citizens returning from India could lead to deaths, chief medical officer warns

Scott Morrison has defended criminalising people who return from India; over-50s eligible for Covid vaccine. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s medical chief Paul Kelly says he gave no health advice to jail India arrivalsWA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid casesA third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseasAustralia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 5.22am BST Greg Hunt has sought to reassure A...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Australian economy


Australia news live: ban on citizens returning from India could lead to deaths, chief medical officer warned

Scott Morrison has defended criminalising people who return from India; over-50s eligible for Covid vaccine. Follow latest updatesAustralia’s medical chief Paul Kelly says he gave no health advice to jail India arrivalsWA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid casesA third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseasAustralia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 4.14am BST The National Covid-19 Commission A...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Australian economy


Coalition condemned for ‘outrageous’ decision to fine or imprison Australians returning from India

Labor blames number of stranded Australians on failure to establish federal quarantine facilitiesScott Morrison’s government has been condemned for its “outrageous” decision to introduce fines of up to $66,600 or five years in prison, or both, for anyone defying a travel ban preventing Australians returning home from India.The travel ban begins on Monday, in what is believed to be the first time Australia has banned its own citizens from returning home. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, India, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, Greg Hunt, Morrison


Covid crisis: Australians trying to return home from India face up to $66,000 fine or five years’ jail

Federal health minister Greg Hunt says ‘the government does not make these decisions lightly’The Morrison government will introduce penalties including fines and jail time for anyone who tries to return home from India.The move comes after two Australian cricketers who had been in India returned home on Thursday after transiting through Qatar, despite the government earlier in the week banning all direct flights from Covid-ravaged India. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, India, Qatar, Coalition, Australian politics, Greg Hunt, Morrison, Coronavirus, COVID


Australia news live: Morrison says NT military buildup ‘designed to pursue peace’; ACT reports Covid case in returned diplomat

Facebook bans second Craig Kelly page; NSW to open Homebush Covid vaccine hub on 10 May; China’s foreign ministry says Australia is ‘sick’. Follow latest updates‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriationWhy Australia is under pressure to upgrade advice on Covid’s aerosol transmissionWestern Australian Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 8.21am BST The ABC is reporting that the Andrews government will build a specialised...
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Australia news live: Morrison says NT military buildup ‘designed to pursue peace’; Facebook bans second Craig Kelly page

NSW to open Homebush Covid vaccine hub on 10 May; China’s foreign ministry says Australia is ‘sick’; Porsche driver Richard Pusey sentenced to 10 months’ jail. Follow latest updates‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriationWhy Australia is under pressure to upgrade advice on Covid’s aerosol transmissionWestern Australian Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 6.18am BST Bereaved Aboriginal families have accused the prime m...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, China, Australia news, Porsche, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Australian military, Astrazeneca, Indigenous Australians, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Tasmania


Australia news live: Facebook bans second Craig Kelly page; NSW to open Homebush Covid vaccine hub on 10 May

NSW says 6m people to receive Covid vaccine this year; China’s foreign ministry says Australia is ‘sick’; Porsche driver Richard Pusey sentenced to 10 months’ jail. Follow latest updates‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriationWhy Australia is under pressure to upgrade advice on Covid’s aerosol transmissionWestern Australian Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 5.17am BST Oh look, we have ticked over the two million peo...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Abc, Australia, China, Australia news, Porsche, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Australian military, Indigenous Australians, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Tasmania


Australia news live: Homebush Covid vaccine hub to open on 10 May as NSW says 6m to receive shot this year

Porsche driver Richard Pusey sentenced to 10 months for filming dead and dying police officers after a Melbourne crash; Port Arthur massacre commemorated. Follow latest updates‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriationWhy Australia is under pressure to upgrade advice on Covid’s aerosol transmissionWestern Australian Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 3.31am BST With that, I shall depart for today! But the unbelievably ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, Australia news, Porsche, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Australian military, Indigenous Australians, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Tasmania, Greg Hunt, Perth


Australia news live updates: Tokyo-bound Olympians and Paralympians to be vaccinated; flights from India suspended over Covid cases

National cabinet agrees to give athletes priority in vaccine rollout; two more Aboriginal deaths in custody confirmed; Australia to India amid country’s coronavirus surge. Follow the latest Peter Dutton sues refugee activist for defamation over tweetFewer than 50% of Australians over 50 willing to get Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccinesWestern Australian Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 9.10am BST New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian (who we heard earlier spoke to pri...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Pfizer, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Peter Dutton, Western Australia, Morrison, Gladys Berejiklian


Victoria commits $50m to make mRNA coronavirus vaccine – as it happened

Brittany Higgins to ask Scott Morrison to fix ‘systemic coercive control’ in Parliament House. This blog is now closedVictoria plans to domestically manufacture mRNA vaccinesAged care workers relying on spare vaccines and confusing adviceAustralia should consider giving more AstraZeneca vaccine to PNGDelayed vaccine rollout a life and death matter for some stranded overseasFewer than 7% of disability care residents have received Covid jab 8.52am BST That is where we will leave the blog for W...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Victorian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Greg Hunt


Morning mail: national cabinet to rescue vaccine rollout, mental health crisis, five-minute lunch recipes

Monday: The first of the renewed biweekly national cabinet meetings will be held today to discuss the Covid vaccine. Plus: Richard Denniss on NSW’s ‘bizarre’ commitment to net zero while approving new coalminesIt’s Monday 19 April, and national cabinet is meeting today to try and resurrect the vaccine rollout. Meanwhile, our readers say Australia’s mental health system is “the worst it’s ever been”. This is Imogen Dewey with this morning’s main stories.Tackling growing vaccine hesitancy, supply ...
Tags: Australia, Sydney, Pfizer, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Hunt, Morrison, NSW, Richard Denniss, COVID, Imogen Dewey


Australia news live: Australia Post chair says he ‘will not be resigning’ over Holgate scandal

Holgate says she was ‘humiliated’ by prime minister Scott Morrison; man dies of coronavirus in Queensland. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Australia won’t purchase Johnson & Johnson jab AstraZeneca blood clotting: what is this rare syndrome?Australia reports second blood clot case ‘likely’ linked to AstraZeneca jab More than half of Australians think vaccine rollout is too slow 7.52am BST ClubsNSW is expected to drop a legal bid to force the state’s gaming regulator to hand over...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Myanmar, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Sky News, Industrial relations


Australia news live: Australia Post chair says communications minister Paul Fletcher wanted to stand Holgate aside

Holgate says she was ‘humiliated’ by prime minister Scott Morrison; man dies of coronavirus in Queensland. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Australia won’t purchase Johnson & Johnson jab • AstraZeneca blood clotting: what is this rare syndrome?• Australia reports second blood clot case ‘likely’ linked to AstraZeneca jab • More than half of Australians think vaccine rollout is too slow 6.52am BST Greens senator and committee chair Sarah Hanson-Young asks Lucio Di Bartolomeo whet...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Myanmar, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Industrial relations


Australia news live: Christine Holgate says she was ‘bullied’ and Australia Post chairman fabricated evidence

Holgate says she was ‘humiliated’ by prime minister Scott Morrison; man dies of coronavirus in Queensland. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Australia won’t purchase Johnson & Johnson jab • AstraZeneca blood clotting: what is this rare syndrome?• Andrew Laming blocked from recontesting next election • More than half of Australians think vaccine rollout is too slow 2.36am BST Now back over the other senate inquiry:Nearly 80% of workers in aged care are in “low-hours, part-time” i...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia


Australia news live: Hunt says government won’t buy single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

Australia not interested in purchasing any more adenovirus vaccines, which is the same technology as the AstraZeneca jab. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 10.28pm BST Good morning all, I’m Matilda Boseley and why don’t we kick off the cold Tuesday morning. (It’s cold in Melbourne, I’m just assuming it’s cold everywhere else too.) This morning it looks like the single-dose Janssen Covid vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson won’t be part of Australia’s rollout, with the government co...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Johnson, Hunt


Scott Morrison pledges 20m more Pfizer vaccine doses for Australia’s trouble-plagued rollout

PM rejects criticism the government has not done enough to secure alternative supplies as officials advise people under 50 avoid the AstraZeneca jabDoctors condemn vaccine ‘farce’ after AstraZeneca reversalWhat does the new AstraZeneca advice mean and what is the risk?The Morrison government says it has secured an additional 20m doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine – but they won’t arrive until late this year – as the Coalition faces increasing political pressure over the trouble-plagued rollout...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Coronavirus


Australian Minister's Phone Hacked as Report Reveals Hong Kong Link

A second senior Australian government minister has revealed his mobile phone was hacked through the Telegram messaging app, with a media report saying the phishing scam was aimed at revealing contact details of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong. From a report: Health Minister Greg Hunt's office said in an emailed statement on Thursday that "a cyber security attempt to impersonate the minister has been referred to the Australian Federal Police and investigations are underway." That follows Mon...
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Australia news live: Covid experts consider EU regulator’s advice on AstraZeneca and blood clots

UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. Follow updates live • Under-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca • Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AstraZeneca vaccine?• What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine? • Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccines 11.21pm BST Australia’s chief medical officer Prof Paul Kelly says issues with the AstraZen...
Tags: Health, UK, Abc, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Oxford, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Greg Hunt


Morning mail: aged care vaccine failures, Bolsonaro under fire, France locks down

Thursday: Morrison government criticised for lack of ‘clear strategy’ on vaccinating aged care workers. Plus: Why do people discard me when I am no longer of use to them?Good morning. Political ructions in South America, frustration over aged care vaccination schedules, and praise for Australia’s resistance to China dominate the national and international headlines this Thursday. Here are your top stories.The federal government has faced criticism for failing to vaccinate aged care staff, while ...
Tags: Australia, France, China, South America, Greg Hunt, Canberra, Morrison, Yates, Ian Yates


Morning mail: vaccine website 'rushed', Atlanta shootings, Hamilton opening night

Thursday: Industry sources say the government’s botched vaccine website launch was due to shifting timeline. Plus: Hamilton’s creator on why the Australian launch gives him hope Good morning. The bungled Covid vaccine booking system launch continues to create headaches for the health minister, Greg Hunt; the Coalition faces scrutiny over an underperforming job scheme; while internationally, news of a series of shootings in Georgia, in the US, has dominated the morning headlines.The federal gover...
Tags: Australia, US, Atlanta, Georgia, Coalition, Greg Hunt, Hamilton, Guardian Australia, Australian Medical Association, HealthEngine


Daniel Andrews: Victorian premier moved out of intensive care

Federal health minister Greg Hunt released from hospital after leg infectionThe Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has been moved out of intensive care and on to a hospital ward after breaking a bone in his back and several ribs when he slipped on wet stairs earlier this week.Also on Saturday, the federal health minister, Greg Hunt, was released from hospital after a leg infection. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victorian politics, Greg Hunt, Daniel Andrews


Morning mail: Queen breaks silence, Greg Hunt in hospital, can water be enhanced?

Wednesday: Palace says issues of race raised by Harry and Meghan are ‘concerning’. Plus: study finds one in four women assaulted by male partnerGood morning! We’ve got a bit of everything today on Wednesday 10 March– an attempted spy recruitment, the government ignoring the disability royal commission, the Queen’s comments on the Meghan and Harry interview, and a “biting incident” at the White House.Buckingham Palace has broken its silence on explosive claims by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. A...
Tags: UK, Australia, Britain, Piers Morgan, Queen, Buckingham Palace, Harry, Greg Hunt, Oprah, Duke, Palace, Sussex, Meghan, Malcom Turnbull, MEGHAN MARKLE, White House Buckingham Palace


Australia Health Minister in Hospital After Vaccination but Link Ruled Out

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian health minister Greg Hunt is expected to make a full recovery after being admitted to hospital with a suspected...
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Italy Becomes First Country to Actually Block Covid-19 Vaccine Exports

The Italian government has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca’s covid-19 vaccine to Australia in the first case of a country stopping vaccine exports in order to make sure it has enough for its domestic population. Italy consulted with the European Commission before halting the shipment of 250,000 vaccine doses,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Australia, Medical Research, Italy, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Greg Hunt, Clinical Trials, Health Sciences, Luigi Di Maio, Covid 19, Covid 19 Vaccine, Deployment Of Covid 19 Vaccines, Health Medical Pharma


Two cabinet ministers attended event at which woman alleged Christian Porter raped her

Exclusive: Greg Hunt and Paul Fletcher were at the 1988 debating competition attended by the attorney general who has strenuously denied wrongdoingTwo cabinet ministers attended the 1988 university debating competition at which a woman has alleged she was sexually assaulted by Christian Porter, although members of the Morrison government insist they had no ongoing association with her.Guardian Australia can reveal that the health minister, Greg Hunt, and communications minister, Paul Fletcher, a...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Julie Bishop, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Australian education, Australian Universities, Morrison, Christian Porter, Paul Fletcher, Simon Birmingham


Australia news live: national cabinet to meet as Italy blocks 250,000 doses of Covid vaccine

The order for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines to remain in the bloc is the first such intervention under the EU’s controversial export authorisation scheme. Follow latest updatesItaly blocks export of 250,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to AustraliaClive Palmer’s Covid vaccine ad in News Corp paper factually wrong, regulator saysFollow our global Covid live blog 9.29pm GMT The New Zealand tsunami warning has been reissued, after we earlier reported it had been withdrawn. The warning is here an...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Australian politics, Italy, Queensland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Greg Hunt, News Corp


Australia extends international travel ban through at least mid-June

On Wednesday, Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt announced that the South Pacific country has extended its ban on international visitors until June.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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