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NSW Covid update: Sydney lockdown extended one week as state records 27 new cases

Focus shifts from eastern suburbs to Sydney’s south-west with Gladys Berejiklian not ruling out stricter measures for three local government areasFollow our Covid live blog for latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld restrictions; Qld hotspotsWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid-19 in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefingThe greater Sydney lockdown has been extended for a week after New South Wales recorded another 27 local Covid cases and heal...
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Morning mail: Sydney lockdown extended, Barty through to semis, GMO explained

Wednesday: NSW premier set to announce that Covid restrictions will remain in place until 16 July. Plus: Australia urged to step up help for IndonesiaGood morning. Greater Sydney will remain in lockdown for an extra week and schools won’t open as expected after the holiday break, as NSW battles to get on top of its growing Covid outbreak. Eighteen new cases were reported yesterday. Twenty-six patients are in hospital, six in the ICU, with two on ventilators. The premier, Gladys Berejiklian, is e...
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Australian government to ask business to help deliver Covid vaccines in the workplace

Josh Frydenberg and Lt Gen John Frewen to hold talks with some of the country’s biggest employers regarding end-of-year ‘sprint’Teachers ask to be vaccinated as frontline workersBrad Hazzard compared the rollout to the Hunger Games. Has he actually read it or has he lost the plot? | Matilda BoseleyNSW hotspots; NSW restrictions; Qld hotpots; Qld restrictionsCovid Australia vaccine rollout trackerDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, will meet w...
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Australia’s population forecast to grow slower and age faster than expected

Josh Frydenberg’s intergenerational report reveals commonwealth will need to use deficit spending to cover services for next four decadesAustralia’s population is forecast to grow slower and age faster than anticipated and the government will be forced to use deficit spending to pay for services for the next 40 years, the latest intergenerational report has found.The brainchild of former treasurer Peter Costello, the intergenerational report, also known as the IGR, maps out what Australia will ...
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Australia politics live update: new Sydney Covid restrictions and WA closes border to NSW after 16 cases; Victoria to ease rules

NSW urgently investigating four mystery cases overnight as premier Gladys Berejiklian announces Sydney restrictions. Follow all the latest updates, liveNew Zealand suspends travel bubble with NSW as Victoria shuts border to parts of SydneyNSW mask restrictions; NSW and ACT coronavirus hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Victoria Covid hotspotsWellington may face lockdown after visit by infected Australian tourist 5.31am BST The head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,...
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Australia politics live news: Nationals leadership spill; Sydney mask rules likely to continue after NSW reports two new Covid cases

Barnaby Joyce set to become Australia’s new deputy PM after retaking Nationals leadership from Michael McCormack. Follow latest updatesJoyce to return as deputy PM after deposing McCormackNSW and ACT coronavirus hotspots; Victoria Covid hotspots 5.26am BST Josh Frydenberg is yelling about the economy, having once again forgotten how microphones work.It seems impossible for that knowledge to stay in his memory. 5.21am BST Some new federal vaccine data has come in.As at midnight 20/06/2021...
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Australia politics live: Coalition grilled on changed AstraZeneca advice as NSW Covid cases rise to four – question time

AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for over-60s; Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows; Victoria records no new local cases. Follow the latest updates liveSydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Queensland asks residents to reconsider travelNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians aged 60 and over in blow to Covid vaccine rollout 5.29am BST The Australian Medical Association says the changes to the Atagi advice...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Queensland reports positive Covid case in person who travelled from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

Melbourne to come out of lockdown on Friday but travel to regional Victoria likely to be barred; Pfizer vaccine recommended during pregnancy. Follow updates liveVictoria’s Covid lockdown restrictions explainedVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid public exposure sitesCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 7.27am BST Tharnicaa, the three-year-old daughter of the Tamil family from Biloela being held in immigration detention on Christmas Island, is improving and has seen an i...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Pfizer vaccine recommended during pregnancy, Melbourne out of lockdown Friday after one new case

Travel to regional Victoria likely to be barred when lockdown ends Thursday midnight and federal wages support package to be cut off. Follow updates live Victoria’s Covid lockdown restrictions explainedVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid public exposure sitesCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 5.30am BST Scott Morrison is giving a speech in Perth but so far it’s been pleasantries and musings on tonight’s State of Origin. Something about blue tie, something about a WA ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: regional Victoria Covid restrictions to ease and Melbourne out of lockdown Friday after one new case

Travel to regional Victoria likely to be barred when lockdown ends Thursday midnight and federal wages support package to be cut off. Follow updates live Victoria’s Covid lockdown restrictions explainedVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid public exposure sitesCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 4.29am BST The Reserve Bank of Australia expects there will be a last minute rush from banks to take advantage of a funding program that is due to end this month, reports AAP.It...
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Victoria Covid update: Melbourne lockdown extended as state seeks federal payments for workers

Restrictions in regional Victoria to ease from midnight Thursday, as six more Covid cases recordedExperts dispute Victoria claim Kappa variant is more infectiousVictoria’s Covid lockdown restrictions explainedVictoria Covid case alerts and exposure sites; NSW exposure sitesCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progressMelbourne will remain in lockdown for another week but restrictions in regional Victoria will ease from midnight on Thursday as the Victorian government warns case nu...
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Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria announces five-day aged care vaccination blitz after three new Covid cases

Minister Richard Colbeck comes under fire over aged care failures after outbreak in two Melbourne homes. Follow live updates Federal court rejects challenge to Australia’s outbound travel banVictorian Covid hotspots; Victoria lockdown rules explainedWhere the federal government went wrong with its aged care responseHealth experts furious federal Covid guidelines still let Melbourne aged care staff work multiple sitesTGA may refer anti-vaxx Facebook posts to federal police 5.29am BST Josh Fry...
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Melbourne Covid outbreak: federal government knocks back Victoria’s request for more financial support

Victorian authorities have identified more than 15,000 close contacts and 121 exposure sites in the latest coronavirus outbreakFull list of Victorian Covid public exposure sitesNew Melbourne and regional Victoria lockdown coronavirus rules explainedJosh Frydenberg has dead-batted Victoria’s request for federal financial assistance after the state recorded four new Covid-19 cases on its first full day of a planned one-week lockdown.The lockdown, which has resulted in 15,000 Victorians being ident...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria AFL clubs in lockdown as Melbourne Covid cluster grows to 15 cases – Question time

PM questioned over quarantine system; Victorians urged to get tested after positive cases went to Collingwood game at MCG, salon in Bendigo and more cafes in Melbourne inner-city suburbsVictoria not ruling out tougher restrictions after recording six new Covid casesCrowds set for Melbourne AFL games despite Covid outbreak and MCG virus alertMelbourne Covid restrictions: new rules explainedVictoria Covid-19 hotspots and exposure sitesCovid vaccine Australia data tracker: how the rollout is progre...
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Budget 2021: how do the speeches from Australia's major parties compare? - video

How do Australia’s two major parties compare on key policies after the federal budget was delivered? Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered his budget address on Tuesday, pledging his budget spend would allow Australia to bounce back from a Covid recession by extending tax cuts for business and workers as well as providing a multibillion-dollar boost to aged care, childcare and espousing his government’s plans for housing. In response, opposition leader Anthony Albanese says Labor will establish a ...
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Australia news live: Labor pursues Coalition for ‘keeping wages low’; Matt Canavan crosses Senate floor over India repatriation – question time

Anthony Albanese will deliver his budget reply speech, which is expected to continue the opposition’s attack over sluggish wages growth • Moderna signs deal with Australia to supply 25m vaccine doses • How will the Moderna vaccine boost Australia’s vaccine program?• Why the budget was light on climate and environment measures• Albanese’s budget reply to focus on entrepreneurs, renewable energy• The secret of the budget? The fact we’re stuck here | Greg Jericho• ‘Demeaning’ crackdown on single mo...
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Confusion over Covid vaccination targets as Josh Frydenberg defends big-spending budget

The prime minister says a budget assumption that a population-wide vaccination program will be in place by the end of the year is not government policyLabor has blasted the Morrison government over confusing vaccination targets in Tuesday’s budget, saying the bungled rollout will weigh on Australia’s economic recovery, with real wages to decline despite record government spending.As the treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, hit back at suggestions the big-spending “pandemic” budget had abandoned Liberal “...
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Budget 2021 reaction: Labor challenges Coalition on Covid vaccine rollout and wages growth – Australia politics live updates

Coalition budget delivers $30bn in tax breaks and money for fossil fuel projects but no measures to help struggling universities or clean energy projects. Follow all the latest news and reaction to the 2021 federal budget as it happens The complete 2021 Australian budget: choose what matters to you‘Team Australia’ is bouncing back, Josh Frydenberg declaresExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverage 8.28am BST The Lowitja Institute has called on the federal government to commit ...
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Coalition’s $17.7bn aged care budget pledge ‘falls well short’ of what is needed, experts warn

Analysts say sum ‘is about half’ what is needed to address royal commission recommendations and generational reform The complete 2021 budget: choose what matters to you‘Team Australia’ is bouncing back, Josh Frydenberg declaresExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverageAged care experts are warning the Morrison government’s budget commitment of $17.7bn for the sector “falls well short” of what is needed for generational reform and to avoid workforce and transparency “vulnerabilitie...
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Budget 2021 reaction: Labor challenges Coalition on debt and wages – question time live updates

Coalition budget delivers $30bn in tax breaks and money for fossil fuel projects but no measures to help struggling universities or clean energy projects. Follow all the latest news and reaction to the 2021 federal budget as it happens The complete 2021 Australian budget: choose what matters to you‘Team Australia’ is bouncing back, Josh Frydenberg declaresExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverage 5.19am BST Josh Frydenberg is still giving a LinkedIn run down with every dixer....
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Budget 2021 reaction: Josh Frydenberg delivers National Press Club address – Australia politics live updates

Coalition budget delivers $30bn in tax breaks and money for fossil fuel projects but no measures to help struggling universities or clean energy projects. Follow all the latest news and reaction to the 2021 federal budget as it happens The complete 2021 Australian budget: choose what matters to you‘Team Australia’ is bouncing back, Josh Frydenberg declaresExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverage 4.30am BST What’s in the budget for the Liberal “true believers”?Josh Frydenberg...
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Budget 2021 reaction: splash of cash but universities and renewables left in the cold – Australia politics live updates

Coalition budget delivers $30bn in tax breaks and money for fossil fuel projects but no measures to help struggling universities or clean energy projects. Follow all the latest news and reaction to the 2021 federal budget as it happens The complete 2021 Australian budget: choose what matters to you‘Team Australia’ is bouncing back, Josh Frydenberg declaresExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverage 12.03am BST The thing with this budget is that the next financial year is pretty...
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Australian politics live: budget 2021 splashes cash but leaves universities and renewables in the cold – follow live

Coalition budget delivers $30bn in tax breaks and money for fossil fuel projects but no measures to help struggling universities or clean energy projects. Follow all the latest news and reaction to the 2021 federal budget as it happens The complete 2021 Australian budget: choose what matters to you‘Team Australia’ is bouncing back, Josh Frydenberg declaresExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverage 11.33pm BST Speaking to the Nine network this morning, Scott Morrison, a former ...
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Treasury says slower population growth to ease prices as homebuilder and first-home buyer aid fires up market

Homebuilder likely to boost market, but Treasury says slowing population growth and construction will help cool it in the long termFederal budget 2021 LIVE updates: Australia government budget announcement and Josh Frydenberg’s speech – latest newsExplore all of our 2021 Australia federal budget coverageExtensions to the homebuilder program and subsidies for first home buyers announced in Tuesday’s budget will tip more money into Australia’s already red hot property market.But the government say...
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Budget news and reaction – as it happened

Ailing sectors targeted, as treasurer releases Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest. This blog is now closedVictoria announces list of Covid exposure sites Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budgetAustralia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it?Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel banGuardian Essential poll: Australians divided over government’s ban on travel from India 12.58pm BST There is a lot more to ge...
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Australia federal budget 2021 live updates: Frydenberg announces $30bn in tax cuts and big spending on aged care and mental health

Ailing sectors targeted, as treasurer releases Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest as it happens Victoria announces list of Covid exposure sites Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budgetAustralia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it?Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel banGuardian Essential poll: Australians divided over government’s ban on travel from India 11.30am BST Leigh Sales: You want unemployment ...
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Federal budget 2021 live updates: Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver Australia budget night speech with temporary tax cuts for low and middle-income earners

Ailing sectors targeted, as treasurer prepares to release Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest news as it happens Victoria announces list of Covid exposure sites Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budgetAustralia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it?Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel banGuardian Essential poll: Australians divided over government’s ban on travel from India 10.25am BST OK, dear readers, t...
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Budget 2021 live updates: Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver Australia federal budget; Victoria records positive Covid case

Ailing sectors targeted, as federal parliament returns in Canberra with question time and Josh Frydenberg preparing to release Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest news as it happens Victoria announces list of Covid exposure sites Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budgetAustralia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it?Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel banGuardian Essential poll: Australians divided over gove...
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Federal budget 2021 live: Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver Australia budget; Victoria records positive Covid case, announces exposure sites

Ailing sectors targeted, as federal parliament returns in Canberra with question time and Josh Frydenberg preparing to release Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest news as it happens • Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budget • Australia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it? • Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel ban • Guardian Essential poll: Australians divided over government’s ban on travel from India 7....
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Federal budget 2021 live: Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver Australia budget; Victoria records positive Covid case

Ailing sectors targeted, as federal parliament returns in Canberra with question time and Josh Frydenberg preparing to release Australia’s 2021 budget. Follow all the latest news as it happens • Aged care, women and infrastructure: what to expect from the budget • Australia’s housing crisis: how is the Coalition going to fix it? • Australia’s federal court rejects urgent bid to overturn India travel ban • Guardian Essential poll: Australians divided over government’s ban on travel from India 5....
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