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Australia politics live: parliament resumes; Victoria records four new Covid cases; Westmead hospital worker tests positive

Anthony Albanese wants the Morrison government to provide a one-off $300 payment to every person who has been fully vaccinated by 1 December. Follow latest updatesNSW premier won’t speculate on lockdown’s end but says vaccination is key to ‘freedoms’Queensland update: lockdown extended until Sunday after 13 new Delta casesMost Australians comfortable with vaccination passports for domestic travel and venues, poll revealsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictions; Qld hotspotsVaccine rol...
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Australia politics live: Labor calls for cash for Covid jabs as parliament returns; Westmead hospital worker tests positive

Anthony Albanese wants the Morrison government to provide a one-off $300 payment to every person who has been fully vaccinated by 1 December. Follow latest updatesNSW premier won’t speculate on lockdown’s end but says vaccination is key to ‘freedoms’Queensland update: lockdown extended until Sunday after 13 new Delta casesMost Australians comfortable with vaccination passports for domestic travel and venues, poll revealsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictions; Qld hotspotsVaccine rol...
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Australia Covid live update: some children aged 12 to 15 eligible for vaccine; NSW confirms 207 cases and 15th death; Qld records 13 cases and extends lockdown

NSW records 15th death; Queensland announces business support package as it extends lockdown in 11 LGAs until Sunday; South Australia restrictions eased; Victoria records two local cases; 300 ADF troops start patrolling in Sydney. Follow latest updatesVideo – NSW aged care outbreak affects 18 patients, Berejiklian saysNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 7.21am BST The health ministe...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW confirms 207 local cases and 15th death; Qld records 13 cases and extends lockdown; SA eases restrictions; two Victoria cases

NSW records 15th death; Queensland announces business support package as it extends lockdown in 11 LGAs until Sunday; South Australia restrictions eased; Victoria records two local cases; 300 ADF troops start patrolling in Sydney. Follow latest updatesNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sVideo – NSW aged care outbreak affects 18 patients, Berejiklian saysNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW confirms 207 local cases and 15th death; Queensland records 13 cases and extends lockdown; two cases in Victoria

NSW records 15th death; Queensland announces business support package as it extends lockdown in 11 LGAs until Sunday; Victoria records two local cases; 300 ADF troops start patrolling and door-knocking in Sydney. Follow latest updatesNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.29am BST Gladys Berejiklian on the 80% vaccination t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Brisbane, Australian military, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Australia Covid live update: Queensland extends lockdown to Sunday after 13 cases; two cases in Victoria; army hits the streets in Sydney

Queensland extends lockdown in 11 LGAs until Sunday; Victoria records two local cases; Shane Warne tests positive for Covid; 300 ADF troops start patrolling and door-knocking in Sydney. Follow latest updatesNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 1.28am BST Dr Jeannette Young is asked about AstraZeneca and says:That’s somethin...
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Australia Covid live update: army hits the streets in Sydney; aged care outbreak; parliament to return

The 300 ADF troops will reinforce the efforts of police, patrolling and door-knocking to ensure people are complying with coronavirus restrictions. Follow latest updatesNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 11.15pm BST On the vaccination program, Scott Morrison says;We had those early problems, we’ve got on top of that we tu...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW records 239 new cases as Queensland reports nine; 4.5m vaccine doses administered nationwide in July

Australia administers 4.5m vaccine doses in July, Prof Michael Kidd says. Queensland reports nine new cases of Covid-19 as three million people across the state begin their first full day in lockdown; Victoria records four new local cases. Follow all the day’s newsNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsOther restrictions: Vic; SA; border restrictionsHow do you convince someone to get vaccinated?‘A lottery w...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia Covid update: NSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20s

Gladys Berejiklian says higher vaccination rates the ‘only way to live with Delta’ as Queensland cluster grows to 18 on first day of snap lockdownFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictions How do you convince someone to get vaccinated?Australian Covid survivors speak outVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingGladys Berejiklian says New South Wales plans to break vaccination records t...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW records 239 new cases as Queensland reports nine on first full day of lockdown

Queensland reports nine new cases of Covid-19 as three million people across the state begin their first full day in lockdown; Victoria records four new local cases. Follow all the day’s newsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsQueensland Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsOther restrictions: NSW; Vic; SA; border restrictionsHow do you convince someone to get vaccinated?‘A lottery who ends up in hospital’: Australian Covid survivors speak outSydney anti-lockdown protest blocked as org...
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Are the NSW Covid disaster payments too little too late? – with Lenore Taylor

As the NSW Covid outbreak continues and millions of Australians struggle to access the financial support they need, the state and federal governments have announced increased Covid support payments. Guardian Australia editor Lenore Taylor and head of news Mike Ticher discuss if this expansion of financial support has hit the markRead more: Continue reading...
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Five weeks into the greater Sydney lockdown, the rules are eye-glazingly complicated | Anne Davies

Different rules for different local government areas leads to confusion – and that’s a disaster for complianceNSW Covid update: army to help enforce Sydney lockdown as state reports record 239 local casesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingSuddenly Sydneysiders are paying attention to what local government area we live in.LGAs will now determine whether we can go outdoors without a mask and how far we ca...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, New South Wales politics, Australian economy, Gladys Berejiklian, Anne Davies, Coronavirus


NSW records 11th death of outbreak – as it happened

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. This blog is closedNSW reports 177 new Covid cases as some construction restrictions liftedCautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreakFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbrea...
Tags: Health, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Western Australia, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments as NSW records 11th death of outbreak

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsNSW reports 177 new Covid cases as some construction restrictions liftedCautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreakFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta o...
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Cautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreak, despite reliability concerns

Premier indicates rapid tests may be used by year 12 students returning to school as well as some businesses Follow the Australia Covid liveblogNSW Covid update: 177 new cases as some construction restrictions lifted and Sydney lockdown extended by a monthVaccine advisory group urged Australian health department in 2020 ‘to get as much as you can’NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic restrictions; Vic hotspotsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingReviews of ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Australian education, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments; NSW records 177 cases as Sydney lockdown extended

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be in...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, NRL


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison announces increase to support payments; NSW records 177 cases as Gladys Berejiklian confirms Sydney lockdown extended four weeks

NSW records 177 local cases, lockdown extended four weeks; single bubbles now allowed in greater Sydney; those on welfare support now eligible for federal disaster payments, NSW premier says; Victoria records eight local cases overnight, and a new local, non-quarantined case today. Follow all the day’s newsFull Story podcast: Can NSW contain the Delta outbreak?Vaccination rates for workers in home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for governmentBuilders plea for home renovations to be in...
Tags: Health, Australia, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Morrison, NSW, Vic


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...
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 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 live update: Two more Covid deaths; Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as NSW records 145 cases; Victoria records 11; Queensland and SA record one each

NSW reports 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; no lockdown announcement for Victoria today after 11 new local cases recorded; SA to lift lockdown from midnight tomorrow and another vaccine record. Follow the latest updatesNSW update: Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as weeks of strict lockdown loomNSW government quietly announces two hours of vaccine leave for public workersFriends mourn death of ‘hard-working’ Sydney student, Adriana Midori Takara, 38Restrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; ...
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Australia Covid live update: Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as NSW records 145 cases; Victoria records 11; Queensland and SA record one new local case each

NSW reports 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; no lockdown announcement for Victoria today after 11 new local cases recorded; SA to lift lockdown from midnight tomorrow and another vaccine record. Follow the latest updatesNSW update: Sydney to open walk-in AstraZeneca clinics as weeks of strict lockdown loomNSW government quietly announces two hours of vaccine leave for public workersFriends mourn death of ‘hard-working’ Sydney student, Adriana Midori Takara, 38Restrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; ...
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Australia Covid live update: Gladys Berejiklian confirms 145 new local cases in NSW; Queensland and SA record one new local case each; Victoria records 11

NSW records 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Greater Sydney to get walk-in AstraZeneca vaccine hubs; update for Victorians after 11 new local cases recorded; SA to lift lockdown from midnight tomorrow. Follow the latest updatesFriends mourn Covid death of ‘hard-working’ Sydney student, Adriana Midori Takara, 38Sydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free n...
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Australia Covid live update: Gladys Berejiklian confirms 145 new local cases in NSW; Queensland records one new local case; Victoria records 11

NSW records 145 local Covid-19 cases overnight; Josh Frydenberg gives jobkeeper update; Queensland records new local case; Victoria records 11 new local cases, all in isolation. Follow the latest updatesSydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.21am BST NSW chief health officer Kerry Chant says it’s distressin...
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Australia Covid live update: Josh Frydenberg to speak in Melbourne; dozens of exposure sites in Queensland; Victoria records 11 new local cases

Dozens of Queensland exposure sites listed after two positive cases infectious in community; Victoria records 11 new local cases, all in isolation; WA on alert over ship with sick crew; SA to announce end of lockdown. Follow the latest updatesWoman in her 30s among two deaths in NSW as state records 141 new coronavirus casesSydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get...
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Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 11 new local cases, all in isolation; SA to announce end of lockdown as Sydney enters week five

Dozens of Queensland exposure sites listed after two positive cases infectious in community; Victoria records 11 new local cases, all in isolation; WA on alert over ship with sick crew; SA to announce end of lockdown. Follow the latest updatesWoman in her 30s among two deaths in NSW as state records 141 new coronavirus casesSydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get...
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Australia Covid live update: Victoria records 11 new cases; Anthony Albanese says NSW should have locked down sooner

Labor leader says ‘the lockdown is longer than it would have been had action been taken earlier’ as Sydney lockdown enters fifth week. Follow latest updatesWoman in her 30s among two deaths in NSW as state records 141 new coronavirus casesSydney Covid crisis could take months to recedeRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 11.23pm BST Firefighting experts...
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