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Australia news live update: repatriation flights from India to double in May; NSW reports no new local Covid cases

Prime minister says India travel ban will not be extended and this month. Follow latest updatesNSW has no new local coronavirus casesAustralia to start repatriating citizens stuck in India when flight ban endsNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney and NSW Covid restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend 5.20am BST I can also recommend to you this feature about converting office buildings into housing. Related: Turning work into homes 5.15am BST This is a ...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Canberra, Scott Morrison, NSW, Coronavirus, NSW Covid


How the story unfolded: Australia’s ‘extreme’ India travel ban – video

The Morrison government has battled a significant backlash from within its own ranks over the controversial decision to criminalise returning to Australia from Covid-ravaged India. More than 9,000 Australians remained trapped in India by the travel ban. Many travelled before the crisis to visit sick and dying relatives, and say they are angry at their treatment. Here is some of the reaction to that decision in the week after it was announcedUN raises serious human rights concerns over Australia’...
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Australia news live: Scott Morrison gives update from national cabinet; NSW reports no new local Covid cases

Prime minister says India travel ban will not be extended and has committed to three repatriation flights before the end of May. Follow latest updatesNSW has no new local coronavirus casesAustralia to start repatriating citizens stuck in India when flight ban endsNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney and NSW Covid restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend 4.24am BST Prof Kelly is pumped that we’re now at 2.5m doses delivered:The vaccines, I think, PM, you have t...
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Australia news live: NSW reports no new local Covid cases; part of ABC’s Christian Porter defamation defence to be suppressed for now

Scott Morrison says India travel ban will not be extended and has committed to three repatriation flights before the end of May. Follow latest updatesNSW has no new local coronavirus casesAustralia to start repatriating citizens stuck in India when flight ban endsNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney and NSW Covid restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend 3.23am BST Psychologists are calling for Medicare to be expanded so new parents receive better mental health...
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Australia news live update: NSW reports no new local Covid cases; PM confirms India travel ban to end 15 May

Scott Morrison says India travel ban will not be extended and has committed to three repatriation flights before the end of May. Follow latest updatesAustralia to start repatriating citizens stuck in India when flight ban endsNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney and NSW Covid restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend 2.17am BST Police have begun their inspection of the tanker truck that crashed into a traffic light at a busy Southbank intersection in Melbourne,...
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Australia to Reopen Door to India, Still Probing Sydney COVID Case

SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australian citizens stranded in COVID-ravaged India will be able to return home from May 15, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...
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Australia news live: Morrison confirms India travel ban to end 15 May; NSW premier ‘very pleased’ with state’s handling of Covid outbreak

Scott Morrison says India travel ban will not be extended. Follow latest updatesAustralia to start repatriating citizens stuck in India when flight ban endsNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney and NSW Covid restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend 12.21am BST Morrison:I will consult with the premiers and chief ministers today as part of that National Cabinet meeting, and the National Security Committee of Cabinet will consider those matters further next week a...
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Australia news live: five injured after truck ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne; national cabinet to discuss India repatriation

Scott Morrison is expected to announce the restart of Australian repatriation flights from India. Follow latest updatesAustralia to start repatriating citizens stuck in India when flight ban endsNSW Covid hotspots: Sydney and regional case locationsSydney and NSW Covid restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend 11.24pm BST Host Madeline Morris is asking the trade minister the question that’s on a lot of people’s minds - “If we want to continue the economic relationship [with China], wh...
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Australian government to start repatriating citizens stuck in India as soon as flight ban ends

Flights are expected to resume next weekend with returning travellers to quarantine at Howard SpringsThe Morrison government is expected to begin repatriating Australians stranded in India as soon as its travel ban ends on 15 May, with evacuated citizens and permanent residents to quarantine at Howard Springs near Darwin.Foreign minister Marise Payne told reporters in London on Thursday night that the government is not expecting to extend the ban. Continue reading...
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Top Stories this AM: Bill and Melinda Gates call it quits, skyrocketing condom sales foretell a 'hot vax summer'

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here. What's going on today:Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years. Details about the divorce are still emerging, but the resulting settlement could be one of the largest ever. The couple announced the news in a Notes App-style message on Twitter.Biden tapped a Warren ally to head up the Office of Federal Studen...
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Australian PM Hears Emotional Plea for Cameroonian Asylum-Seekers

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A woman approached Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison in tears on Tuesday after he held a news conference in Queensland,...
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Australia news live: IPL cricket competition suspended; crossbench MPs call on PM to undo India travel ban

Significant number of Australian cricketers and commentators in India are living in competition’s bubble; Scott Morrison all but rules out lifting the ban. Follow live 9.22am BST And here’s our report on the Indian Premier League news. The IPL Twenty20 cricket tournament has been indefinitely suspended due to the COVID-19 crisis in the country, IPL chairman btold Reuters on Tuesday. Related: IPL cricket tournament suspended amid worsening Covid crisis in India 9.18am BST Further to t...
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Australia news live: crossbench MPs call on PM to undo India travel ban; RBA keeps interest rates at record low

Scott Morrison all but rules out lifting the ban early as cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning the decision. Follow live 8.12am BST Scott Morrison claims it is “highly unlikely” that anyone will be jailed for returning to Australia from India under the country’s harsh biosecurity laws, as he resists calls from the peak medical association for the penalties to be dropped.Facing a backlash from within Coalition ranks and mounting community anger over the government’s decision to ...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, RBA, Michael Slater, Mostafa, Coronavirus, COVID, Elias Visontay


Scott Morrison lectured the states against snap border closures – now he's done exactly that | Katharine Murphy

The prime minister is intent on masking the government’s lack of preparation by presenting the India travel ban as an inspired plan to prevent a third Covid waveScott Morrison claims it is ‘highly unlikely’ Australians returning from India will be jailedIndia travel ban: does the health justification stack up and is the move legal?Karl Stefanovic, the breakfast television host, opened Tuesday morning with a bouncer. “Prime minister, good morning to you. Do you have blood on your hands?” With cow...
Tags: Health, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Slater, Rockhampton, Michael Slater, Stefanovic, Katharine Murphy, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus, COVID


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 Sees Remote Chance of Jail for India Travel Ban Offenders

By Renju JoseSYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday said it was "highly unlikely" travellers from COVID-ravaged...
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Australia Says Chance of Jail Remote for India Travel Ban Offenders

By Renju JoseSYDNEY (Reuters) -Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, under pressure to overturn rules barring travel from COVID-ravaged India,...
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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 warns its citizens of jail and $50,000 fine if they return from India

œThis is about health, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday.
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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


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...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Perth, Peter Dutton, Western Australia


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 ...
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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...
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Australia’s ban on travellers returning from India due to Covid crisis may be unlawful

Lawyers and academics say ban an ‘extraordinary precedent’ that could be open to multiple challengesCoalition condemned for ‘outrageous’ decision to fine or imprison Australians returning from IndiaWestern Australia Covid cases: Perth hotel quarantine worker and two housemates test positiveThe travel ban preventing Australians in India from returning home could be subject to legal challenges, with lawyers and academics believing the extraordinary measure may breach the law.Scott Morrison’s gover...
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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


Australian PM Meets With Former Govt Employee Who Alleges Rape in Parliament House

By Colin PackhamCANBERRA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Scott Morrison met on Friday with a former government staffer who alleges she was raped by an...
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