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Australia news live: AMA demands Scott Morrison reverse India travel ban

Cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning ban after chief medical officer Paul Kelly warns it could cause the deaths of Australians overseas. Follow live 3.31am BST With that, I shall pass the blog over to the amazing Mostafa Rachwani to take you through the rest of the day. 3.30am BST Here is the full exchange between Cameroonian woman Lillian and Scott Morrison. She is has begged the prime minister to provide support to her family in the African nation. "My people are being k...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Africa, Australia news, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Paul Kelly, Ama, Lillian, Michael Slater, Coronavirus, Mostafa Rachwani


Australia news live: Penny Wong says she understands why people think government’s India policy is racist

Cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning ban after chief medical officer Paul Kelly warns it could cause the deaths of Australians overseas. Follow live 11.16pm BST Scott Morrison has been asked why Australia didn’t ban travellers from the US or UK despite similar rates of infection during their respective spikes, and if the characterisation of the Indian policy as “racist” is fair. Morrison’s tactic when asked this is to talk about China, which by the most generous of characterisa...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, China, India, US, Australia news, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Penny Wong, Paul Kelly, Morrison, Michael Slater, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Penny Wong says she understands why people think government’s India travel ban is racist

Cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning ban after chief medical officer Paul Kelly warns it could cause the deaths of Australians overseas. Follow live 12.33am BST Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is speaking now from MacKay in Queensland. 12.33am BST While we have a second why don’t we jump back to the prime minister’s comments this morning. Scott Morrison has told Seven’s Sunrise that the government will not jump to conclusions as the defence department reviews a Chinese’...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Scott Morrison, Darwin, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Paul Kelly, Mackay, Seven, Michael Slater, Coronavirus


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 live news: Brittany Higgins speaks after meeting with Scott Morrison

Former Liberal staffer says there is a ‘consensus’ that change is needed; Covid breach at Brisbane airport after traveller tests positive. Follow the latest updatesSome 16% of public servants have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, survey findsIndia wants access to cheap copies of Covid vaccines. So why is Australia holding out?Coronavirus WA: Perth Covid lockdown rules and Western Australia’s coronavirus restrictions explained 8.16am BST It’s not so much a war footing as a regu...
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Health officials beg for hotel quarantine to be upgraded but Paul Kelly insists it is fit for purpose

Experts call on federal advisory group to reflect importance of airborne spread, as WA asks commonwealth to repurpose immigration detention facilities and airbasesAustralia’s chief medical officer, Prof Paul Kelly, has said the country’s hotel quarantine system is fit for purpose and has been “very successful” – but he admits improvements could always be made.Kelly was questioned on Tuesday night by a parliamentary committee examining the federal government’s handling of Covid-19. He was quizzed...
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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...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO vaccine experts to meet over AstraZeneca safety concerns

Health body says it hasn’t found association between blood clots and Oxford jab ... Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Indonesia pause AstraZeneca injections Benefits of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh any risk, says EMAEurope’s caution over Oxford vaccine about more than the scienceWhich European states have paused AstraZeneca jabs?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.16am GMT A rash of Japanese coronavirus clusters linked to daytime karaoke ses...
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Coronavirus live news: AstraZeneca reports vaccine shortfall to EU; Sydney hotel quarantine worker tests positive

US administers 100m vaccine doses; Jordan patients die after hospital oxygen shortfall; Italy partial lockdown starts on Monday Australian PM and chief medical officer get second dose of vaccineJordan health minister steps down after hospital oxygen failure deathsLockdown ending could trigger anxiety for many, say UK charitiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.20am GMT Staying in Australia for a moment, there’s some concern over new cases in Queensland. There are ...
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Once Were Brothers

A few months back, Robbie Robertson released "Once Were Brothers" a biography of The Band, adapted from his autobiography "Testimony." As with any good rock doc, it's a bittersweet story of the rise to stardom, fame and fortune followed by an inevitable decline.  If you're at all interested in this story, you might know a little bit about The Band already, including backing Bob Dylan on his infamous 1966 world tour where he "went electric" to a chorus of boos every night from the die-ha...
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Australia's chief medical officer defends AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine amid efficacy concerns

Australia has secured 54m doses of the vaccine some experts say is inferior to Pfizer’s mRNA vaccine, which Australia has bought just 10m doses ofCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingFollow the Australia coronavirus live blogAustralia’s chief medical officer, Prof Paul Kelly, and infectious diseases experts have defended securing 54m doses of a Covid-19 vaccine made by Oxford University and the pharmaceutical company...
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Australia coronavirus news live: masks mandatory on all flights; international arrival caps reduced in NSW, WA and Queensland

NSW records four new locally acquired cases as Daniel Andrews calls for daily testing of quarantine hotel workers. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspots; Queensland hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus live blog 2.34am GMT Chief medical officer Paul Kelly is also clarifying that any Covid-19 vaccination will not be mandatory. Kelly and Morrison have both drawn comparisons with other vaccination programs, such as that for measles.In this case I think the word ...
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Australia coronavirus news live: Queensland on alert over UK variant Covid case; national cabinet to meet

Leaders to agree on new rules for aircrew and quarantine staff to ward off community transmission. Follow all the latest news and updatesNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspots; Queensland hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 9.27pm GMT One of the benefits of Australia waiting to roll out the vaccine is that we can learn from countries like the US and UK, where millions of people have already been vaccinated. The US Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...
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Australia coronavirus news live: Scott Morrison calls national cabinet meeting as threat of UK strain emerges

NSW reports four new cases as Victoria records one new mystery case in person who attended Boxing Day Test. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveNSW hotspots; Victoria hotspotsCovid restrictions state by stateFollow the global live blogThousands of Victorians set to isolate after case visited cricketAllowing fans at Sydney Test for mental health ‘laughable’Greg Hunt faces pressure to hit accelerator on vaccine rolloutAustralia says China should allow in WHO investigators ‘without delay’ ...
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Coronavirus live news: US vaccinations to begin 'in 24 hours' after FDA approves Pfizer jab

Trump hails rollout of immunisation program; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.21am GMT Hi everyone, it is Naaman Zhou here on the blog. Thanks to my colleague Michael McGowan for all his work today. Australia’s acting chief medical off...
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Scott Morrison says national cabinet endorses national vaccination policy – live news

PM and premiers meet as Covid-19 cases plummet; state of the climate report contains bleak weather warning; Australians brace for war crimes investigation. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 2.35am GMT But from everything Scott Morrison was saying, then doesn’t it follow that Australia won’t be accepting international students until there is a vaccine?Morrison:I don’t know if night follows day in that way. I mean, the key constraint at the moment, in people coming in, is the capac...
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U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan boss' escape

The U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial, the men's lawyers said in court documents Thursday. A federal judge intervened to block the immediate removal of Michael Taylor, a U.S. Army Special Forces veteran, and his son Peter Taylor, letting them stay in Massachusetts while she reviews an emergency petition filed by their lawyers. “This distinguish...
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Man jailed for murder of Big Issue vendor Paul Kelly

Jason Cowan broke into the home of popular vendor Paul Kelly and stabbed him to death.
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Coronavirus live news: Germany records 2,034 new cases; Australian state of Victoria reports 182 cases

South Korea records most cases since March; New Zealand records six new cases; WHO hopes pandemic will finish in less than two years. Follow latest updatesDozens of schools report infections in BerlinNurses horrified by neglect of woman from Melbourne nursing homePapua New Guinea bans Chinese mine staff ‘given experimental vaccine’Tour de France: teams will be expelled if two members test positive See all our coronavirus coverage 7.14am BST Kelly says aged care outbreaks were one of the main...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 14 deaths and 372 new Covid cases as NSW awaits Ruby Princess report

Agriculture minister calls for federal approach to border rules; NSW on alert over community transmission. Follow the latest news and updatesFollow our global live blogAustralian stats interactive; Vic cases map; NSW cases map; NSW hotspots listState by state Covid restrictions; Melbourne stage 4 restrictions; Vic stage 3 rulesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 12.33am BST I have just heard from a reader who told me her 70-year-old mum had her windscreen wipers vandalised bec...
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National cabinet plans rapid-response units to curb Covid-19 outbreaks in Australian aged care facilities

As Victoria reported 911 infected healthcare workers, Scott Morrison said rest of the country needed to heed lessons already learnedCovid restrictions state by state; Melbourne stage 4 rules; Vic stage 3 rulesAustralia’s full Covid stats; Vic cases map; NSW cases map; NSW hotspots listFollow the latest coronavirus news on our live blogRapid response units aimed at preventing Covid-19 outbreaks in aged care could be rolled out across Australia as leaders plan ways to prevent a repeat of the heart...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Paul Kelly, NSW, Vic, Aged Care, Coronavirus outbreak, Victoria Governments


Coronavirus Australia live news: Victoria records 300 new Covid-19 cases and six deaths as PM provides update on national cabinet meeting

Fears grow over pressure on Victoria’s aged care sector, while NSW records seven new cases and Queensland records two. Follow the latest news and updatesVictoria records 300 new coronavirus casesVictoria’s aged care system on verge of collapse amid Covid-19 surge, doctors warnFollow the global live blogAustralia’s about-face on masks: why our advice was late to the partySign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.24am BST Kelly said the states agreed to share that granular informati...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: outbreaks in Batemans Bay and Colac as Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry kicks – latest news

Investigation into how infection control breaches are believed to have led to a Covid-19 outbreak starts today. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveRegional outbreaks raise fearsFollow the global live blogWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage three lockdown rulesMelbourne map: where Covid-19 cases are rising or fallingSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.30pm BST The acting chief medical officer, Prof Paul Kelly, told Radio National that he is concerned about...
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The Latest: South Africa now 5th in world for infections

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa now ranks fifth in the world for confirmed coronavirus cases caseload as the African continent faces the pandemic’s first wave head-on.South Africa on Saturday reported 13,285 new confirmed cases for a total of 350,879. That puts the country ahead of Peru and makes up roughly half the cases in Africa. The only four countries with more confirmed cases — the U.S., Brazil, India, and Russia — all have far more people than South Africa's 57 million.The virus arrived ...
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The Latest: New jump in India and warning cases could double

NEW DELHI — A surge of 34,884 new coronavirus cases took India’s tally to 1,038,716, as local governments continue to reimpose focused lockdowns in several parts of the country.The Health Ministry on Saturday also reported 671 deaths in the past 24 hours for a total of 26,273. The ministry said the recovery rate had slightly come down to 62.9%.The actual numbers, like elsewhere in the world, are thought to be far higher due to a number of reasons including limited testing. Over 300,000 samples a...
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Asia Today: Australian state's cases spike, borders to shut

MELBOURNE, Australia — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases on Monday as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales.The death of a man in his 90s brings the national death toll from COVID-19 to 105.Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said of the 127 new cases, 53 were among 3,000 people who have been confined by police to their apartments in nine public housing blocks since Saturday.Australia’s Acting C...
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The Latest: Australian state records highest daily increase

MELBOURNE, Australia — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales.The death of a man in his 90s brings the national death toll from COVID-19 to 105.Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said Monday that of the 127 new cases, 53 were among 3,000 people who have been confined by police to their apartments in nine public housing blocks since Saturday.Australia’s Ac...
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The K Club rebrands courses under new owner

The Smurfit Golf Club at The K Club has been rebranded The Straffan Golf Club ahead the Irish PGA Pro-Am sponsored by CFM Group Business Insurance on July 10.The PGA in Ireland event will mark the official launch of the newly renamed club at The K Club, which is now owned by nursing homes operator Michael Fetherston.The K Club will host two Irish PGA Pro-Ams this summer with the July 10 event to be played ...
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