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Labor renews calls for national integrity commission over Sydney airport offsets

Mark Dreyfus says corruption watchdog needed to investigate government buying $30m in offsets related to new airportLabor has strengthened its call for a national integrity commission, saying it is needed to investigate the Morrison government’s purchase of more than $30m in environmental offsets related to the development of the western Sydney airport.The shadow attorney general, Mark Dreyfus, made the call after the New South Wales transport department in offsets from the same western Sydney...
Tags: Environment, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Labor party, Australian Greens, Independent Commission Against Corruption, Mark Dreyfus, Morrison


Australia news live update: new Covid rules in NSW as medical chief says ‘missing link’ in cases still unknown

Mask-wearing mandatory for all indoor public venues, including public transport, as health authorities brace for more coronavirus cases due to the level of activity of a man in his 50s while infectious. Follow latest updatesFull report: authorities search for ‘missing link’ between traveller from US and positive Sydney manSydney restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend explainedSydney Covid hotspots: list of coronavirus exposure sites Sydney Roosters caught up in Covid scare 5.24am BS...
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Australia news live update: Covid restrictions for greater Sydney as medical chief says ‘missing link’ in NSW cases still unknown

Mask wearing mandatory for all indoor public venues, including public transport, as health authorities brace for more cases due to the level of activity of a man in his 50s while infectious. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid case: man tests positive in SydneyNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney Roosters caught up in Covid-19 scare as NRL players sent for testingTweaked Moderna vaccine ‘neutralises Covid variants in trials’NDIS on track to be more expensive than Medicare, Lin...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Labor party, Liberal party, South Australia, South Australian politics, Assisted dying


Australia news live: NSW contact tracers scramble to contain spread following local Covid case in Sydney’s east

Health authorities are expecting more cases due to the level of activity of the man while potentially infectious. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid case: man tests positive in SydneyNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsTweaked Moderna vaccine ‘neutralises Covid variants in trials’ 11.16pm BST The Queensland police service blocked academic research seeking to scrutinise its response to domestic violence cases and the attitudes of officers – sending rejection letters that denied ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW records new local Covid case in Sydney; Australian cricketers to leave India

Man in his 50s tests positive for Covid in NSW; Cricket Australia to fly players to Sri Lanka or the Maldives to await lifting of India travel ban. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid case: man tests positive in SydneyNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsCovid check-ins fall 25% in NSW as Sydney records mystery caseUN raises concerns over Australia’s India travel ban 8.27am BST Just a bit more on the NSW Labor cyberattack.A spokesperson for the party said:This is a matter of seri...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Maldives, Sri Lanka


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 news live: NSW records new local Covid case in Sydney’s east; PM says India ban is lowering quarantine cases

Man in his 50s tests positive for Covid in NSW; PM says case numbers in the Howard Springs quarantine facility are falling. 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 5.29am BST ...
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Australia news live: new local Covid case in Sydney’s east; PM says India ban is lowering quarantine cases

Man in his 50s tests positive for Covid in NSW; PM says case numbers in the Howard Springs quarantine facility are falling. 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 4.27am BST ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


Australia news live: Biloela family may be released on Christmas Island; minister to hold talks with Indian-Australian community leaders

Home affairs minister flags possible reprieve for Tamil family held in detention; Coalition under increasing pressure to lift the ban blocking 9,000 Australians in India from returning home. Follow latest updatesFull 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 1.28am...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Myanmar, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Morrison


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...
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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...
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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


Australia news live: Scott Morrison defends criminalising people who return from India; over-50s eligible for Covid vaccine

WA considers longer-term mask measures as contact tracers work through the movements of three men who tested positive for coronavirus in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 2.24am BST Gosh, this press conference is confusing, but the crux of it is that ...
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Australia news live: medical chief did not advise jail time for India arrivals; over-50s eligible for AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

WA considers longer-term mask measures as contact tracers work through the movements of three men who tested positive for coronavirus in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 1.20am BST Scott Morrison’s message seems to be ‘yeah I said we CAN throw people...
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Australia news live: over-50s eligible for AstraZeneca Covid vaccine; medical chief did not advise jail time for India arrivals

WA considers longer-term mask measures as contact tracers work through the movements of three men who tested positive for coronavirus in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 12.20am BST New Zealand has apologised for using Twitter to source oxygen tanks ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, New Delhi


Australia news live: over 50s now eligible for AstraZeneca vaccine; WA considers longer-term mask measures

Contact tracers continue to work through the movements of three men who tested positive for Covid in Perth on Saturday. Follow latest updates• WA premier says Perth lockdown remains ‘a prospect’ after Covid cases• A third of Australians believe Coalition must do more to help 36,000 citizens stranded overseas • Australia’s vaccine rollout: what you should know about the changes 11.14pm BST Just one-third of surveyed Australians believe the Morrison government needs to do more to help citizens...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Brisbane, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Australian economy, Morrison


Coalition to offer $1.7bn childcare budget boost to encourage return of female workforce

Subsidy will increase to up to 95% for families with two or more children aged five and underA $1.7bn childcare boost will be included in next week’s budget, with the government saying it wants to remove disincentives for women returning to work.After treasurer Josh Frydenberg flagged the Coalition would not use this year’s budget to “pivot towards austerity”, the government has revealed the details of a childcare package that particularly targets low and middle income families with more than on...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Labor party, Australian economy, Childcare Australia, Josh Frydenberg, Australian budget 2021


Has Australia’s economy escaped the pandemic? – Australian Politics podcast

This week, Katharine Murphy sits down with economics writers Shane Wright and Greg Jericho to discuss the Australian economy. With house prices soaring, stimulus payments being reduced and a budget on the way, what can people expect financially over the coming months? Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Greg Jericho, Katharine Murphy, Shane Wright, Coronavirus


Australia news live: TGA says ‘no likely’ link betweens deaths and vaccine; Melbourne announces new Covid quarantine facility

Victoria says 500-bed $15m facility to be built in Mickleham; Australia’s medicine regulator says the deaths of two men in NSW not linked to coronavirus jab. Follow the day’s news liveComparing US and UK Covid case numbers suggests Australia’s India flight ban based on ‘fear factor’Budget to focus on jobs and economic recovery, Josh Frydenberg says 9.23am BST Thanks for reading. The main news on 29 April, 2021: 9.01am BST And here is a full story about the pre-budget speech given earlier...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, India, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Bushfires, Australian economy, Tasmanian Politics


Australia news live: Melbourne announces new Covid quarantine facility; Frydenberg talks up budget plans

Victoria says 500-bed $15m facility to be built in Mickleham; Australia’s medicine regulator expected to determine whether death of two men in NSW linked to coronavirus jab. Follow the day’s news live Second unconfirmed blood clot death reported in NSW Comparing US and UK Covid case numbers suggests Australia’s India flight ban based on ‘fear factor’Budget to focus on jobs and economic recovery, Josh Frydenberg says 1.30am BST And yes that was merely the calm before the storm. Frydenberg:Nev...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, India, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Bushfires, Australian economy, Tasmanian Politics


Australia news live: two men reported to have died of blood clots after receiving Covid vaccine

Australia’s medicine regulator expected to investigate to determine whether death of 55-year-old and another in his 70s linked to jab. Follow the day’s news live • Comparing US and UK Covid case numbers suggests Australia’s India flight ban based on ‘fear factor’• Budget to focus on jobs and economic recovery, Josh Frydenberg says 12.28am BST Okay Victoria, what’s going on this morning. Why are there easels set up ahead of the big presser? Are they going to paint a treasure map leading to th...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, India, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Bushfires, Australian economy, Tasmanian Politics, Josh Frydenberg


Australia news live: NSW man, 55, reported to have died of blood clots after receiving AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Australia’s medicine regulator expected to investigate to determine whether death linked to jab. Follow the day’s news live • Comparing US and UK Covid case numbers suggests Australia’s India flight ban based on ‘fear factor’ • Budget to focus on jobs and economic recovery, Josh Frydenberg says 11.28pm BST ABC is reporting that a second man had died as a result of blood clots shortly after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. This man was reportedly in his 70’s and passed away in Sydney. I must str...
Tags: Health, UK, Abc, Australia, India, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Bushfires, Australian economy


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...
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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...
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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 update: WA premier Mark McGowan says lockdown ends at 12.01am but some restrictions remain

Top doctor says leaks continue to happen because federal experts ‘deny’ virus is airborne; Facebook says independent federal MP had repeatedly breached its misinformation policy. Follow all the latest updates, liveHotel quarantine ‘a human rights catastropheWA Covid hotspots: list of exposure sitesPerth and WA Covid lockdown rules explainedWA premier furious that Australian residents are travelling to ‘Covid-infected countries’ 7.18am BST Bit of an update on this very odd story about missing...
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Australia news live update: WA premier Mark McGowan says lockdown ends at 12.01am; Facebook removes Craig Kelly’s page

Top doctor says leaks continue to happen because federal experts ‘deny’ virus is airborne; Facebook says MP Craig Kelly has repeatedly breached its misinformation policy. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveHotel quarantine ‘a human rights catastropheWA Covid hotspots: list of exposure sitesPerth and WA Covid lockdown rules explainedWA premier furious that Australian residents are travelling to ‘Covid-infected countries’ 6.09am BST It has not taken long for WA premier Mark McGowan to...
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Australia news live: AMA says WA Covid hotel quarantine not ‘fit for purpose’; Facebook removes Craig Kelly’s page

Top doctor says leaks continue to happen because federal experts ‘deny’ virus is airborne; WA premier Mark McGowan to decide today whether Perth and Peel can reopen after three days of lockdown. Follow all the latest news and updates, live• Hotel quarantine ‘a human rights catastropheWA Covid hotspots: list of exposure sites• Perth and WA Covid lockdown rules explained• WA premier furious that Australian residents are travelling to ‘Covid-infected countries’ 5.25am BST Victoria has joined We...
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Australia news live: AMA says WA hotel quarantine not ‘fit for purpose’ for containing Covid

Top doctor says leaks continue to happen because federal experts ‘deny’ virus is airborne; WA premier Mark McGowan to decide today whether Perth and Peel can reopen after three days of lockdown. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • WA Covid hotspots: list of exposure sites • Perth and WA Covid lockdown rules explained • WA premier furious that Australian residents are travelling to ‘Covid-infected countries’ 11.35pm BST Now they are putting them out at 8.30! Pick a time Victoria, o...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Western Australian Politics, Anthony Albanese