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Fishing boat that went missing for four days off South Australia coast disappears again

Police search off coast of Granite Island after after reports it was taking in waterJust weeks after the high-profile search and rescues of a pair of missing fishermen off the coast of Granite Island in South Australia, the same boat has gone missing again.South Australian police say around 5am Tuesday they received a call from a man – believed to be the boat’s owner Tony Higgins – on board the timber-hulled boat named Margrel, saying it was taking on water off Victor Harbor, an hour south of Ad...
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Coronavirus Australia latest updates: Victoria's health department boss to front hotel quarantine inquiry

Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kym Peake took control of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in July, as Victoria’s second wave took hold. Follow liveFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.30pm BST While New South Wales authorities keep a watchful eye on any cases linked to a taxi driver who worked while infectious with Covid, Victorian authorities are stil...
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Murray-Darling Basin: fight looms over NSW plan to license floodplain harvesting

Greens warn legalising the capture of floodwaters and diverting it to primarily irrigate cotton ‘spells end of the lower Darling river’A new fight is brewing between farmers north and south of the Murrray-Darling Basin over the New South Wales government’s plan to license floodplain harvesting for the first time later this year, as doubts arise over data on river flows and the amounts being extracted.A regulation which makes the practice legal in the meantime is set to become the flashpoint this...
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Space oddity: Australia launches 35kg commercial rocket into atmosphere

Dart rocket, which is just 3.4m long, is part of Australia’s $7bn investment in space technologiesA small commercial rocket has been launched from Australia to the edge of space for the first time.The Dart rocket, carrying an air force radio prototype, was launched from the Koonibba rocket range in South Australia on Saturday. Continue reading...
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Victoria records eight deaths and 42 new coronavirus cases, with 10 in NSW – as it happened

South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 10.03am BST That’s it for our live coverage of coronavirus news and other developments in Australia. Thanks to Amy Remeikis for the earlier coverage. She’ll be back in the morning.You can follow our gl...
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Covid Australia live update: Victoria records eight deaths and 42 new coronavirus cases, with 10 in NSW – latest news

South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 4.19am BST Q: You’ve said China will said its muscles, there’ll be more Hong Kongs. Taiwan, do you think that will be next? Andrew Liveris: I’ve lived in Hong Kong 13 years. I’ve certainly been around ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 42 new Covid cases and eight deaths – latest news

Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce changes as South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 12.19am BST Barnaby Joyce appears to be driving around his electorate opening bridges. Unofficially. 12.17am BST I have had a few questions about ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW-Victoria border restrictions may be eased – latest news

Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce changes as South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments Follow our global live blogVictoria’s curfew subject to legal challengeLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 11.11pm BST The prime minister had some very big words for the private market in his speech yesterday – either build something to replace the Liddell ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Morrison, Hunter Valley, NSW, AGL, Mike Cannon Brookes, Liddell


Coronavirus Australia live update: regional Victoria restrictions to ease as state records 42 Covid cases and NSW seven

Victoria reports no deaths; South Australia to open borders to flights from the ACT. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots listLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 4.27am BST On the government’s gas announcement today (and the fuel security announcement yesterday) Anthony Albanese says:They ran a campaign for years saying that Liddell should stay open. What that did, of course, was provide uncertainty f...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: regional Victoria restrictions to ease as state records 42 Covid cases

The state reports no deaths; SA may open border to NSW; and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots listLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 3.10am BST Victoria’s emergency management commissioner Andrew Crisp was unable to recall key details about meetings deciding the hotel quarantine program.Crisp was asked about notes he made in a meeting with officials, inc...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews says regional Victoria restrictions to ease in Covid press conference

Victoria records 42 new Covid cases and no deaths; SA may open border to NSW; and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots listLatest Queensland hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases map 2.25am BST Can metro Melbourne expect to take two steps, not one, in the lead up to 26 October, if all goes well?Daniel Andrews:Case numbers are one part of this. The narrative or the story that sits b...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 42 new Covid cases and no deaths – latest news

SA may open border to NSW, as regional Victoria waits on Dan Andrews and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsNSW cases map; Victoria cases mapLatest Queensland hotspots 12.27am BST Oh I don’t know, I’m sure there are reasons.Like no one with any sense or idea of where the market is heading, or caring about our planet, thinking it is a good idea?The Hunter Valley has the best thermal coal in the ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: restrictions set to ease in Victoria and SA – latest news

SA may open border to NSW, as regional Victoria waits on Dan Andrews and WA adds to pressure for federal quarantine for people stranded overseas. Follow all today’s newsFollow our global coronavirus live blogLatest NSW Covid-19 hotspotsLatest Queensland hotspots 11.21pm BST Early reaction- AEMO? More gas generation not needed- CSIRO? Gas generation = expensive electricity- Economists? Gas extraction creates very few jobs- Scientists? Gas incompatible with our Paris goals- Investors? Gas has ...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Paris, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, WA, CSIRO, Gladys Berejiklian


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 51 new cases and seven deaths as NSW records seven cases

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveThere are 51 new cases of Covid in Victoria and seven deathsFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.28am BST Q: Firstly - do you think a royal commission into the COVID outbreaks in aged care would be warrants...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds press conference as Victoria reports 51 new cases and NSW records seven

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveThere are 51 new cases of Covid in Victoria and seven deathsFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.27am BST The funeral was to be held at 2pm.Qld’s Chief Health Officer, Jeannette Young, will give a Canberra ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds press conference as Victoria reports 51 new cases and NSW cluster grows

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveThere are 51 new cases of Covid in Victoria and seven deathsFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.30am BST There are 30 workplace investigations on-going at the moment - but no prosecutions as yet (the inves...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: Victoria reports 51 new cases and seven deaths as NSW hospital cluster grows

Greg Hunt says Melbourne curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 12.29am BST Clear as mudHe says it wasn’t a decision he was involved with. 12.22am BST It is no secret that women’s employment has been hit harder by the pandemic - wo...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: Greg Hunt calls for end to Melbourne curfew as NSW hospital cluster grows

Federal health minister says curfew should be lifted if ‘there is no medical basis’ for it as two more Sydney healthcare workers test positive. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.28pm BST Here is how the Greg Hunt comments played out in that Sky interview:Q: Now you mentioned the situation in Victoria, your home state. The most draconian measure that Premier Daniel Andrews has pu...
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Coronavirus Australia map: tracking new cases, Covid-19 stats and live data by state

Guardian Australia brings together all the latest on active and daily new Covid-19 cases, as well as maps, stats, live data and state by state graphs from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, ACT and NT to get a broad picture of the Australian outbreak and track the impact of government responseNSW cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDue to the difference in reporting times between states, territories and the federal government, ...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: health officials front Victoria's hotel inquiry as NSW and Qld try to stem clusters

More than 100 health workers at two Sydney hospitals and 200 staff at Ipswich hospital are in isolation. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.23pm BST Then we get this exchange. Lisa Millar: Last night on Q & at the Deputy Prime Minister linked the Victorian lockdowns with the second wave. It doesn’t help, that a senior member, is perpetuating that myth. 11.18pm BST Greg Hunt i...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Tasmania, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Ipswich, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria Covid cases drop below 50 for first time since June as NSW records four – as it happened

Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks in ‘roadmap’ as Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. This blog has endedAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.49am BST Thanks for following our live coverage of the coronavirus coverage in Australia. You can continue to follow our rolling global coverage here.A quick recap on what happened today: 11.04am BST Asked if he would ...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria Covid cases drop below 50 for first time since June as NSW records four

Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks in ‘roadmap’ as Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.24am BST Queensland’s deputy premier, Steven Miles, has announced two new Covid-19 cases. He said the first is a woman in her 20s, a household contact of a known case. The second is a woman in her 30s and is a further healthcare wo...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Scott Morrison holds press conference as Victoria records 41 Covid cases

State records nine deaths as Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks and Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.24am BST The prime minister, Scott Morrison, health minister, Greg Hunt, and health department secretary (and former chief medical officer) Brendan Murphy are speaking about the $1.7bn vaccine deal for two promisin...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews holds press conference as Victoria records 41 Covid cases

State records nine deaths as Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks and Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.31am BST Brett Sutton has said the date for easing restrictions on 28 September will need to be “locked in”.However he left the door open for further restrictions to be eased earlier than expected, including the 26...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria cases drop below 50 for the first time since June

State records 41 new Covid cases and nine deaths as Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks and Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 12.21am BST Relief for businesses hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic will be extended until the end of the year. In a joint statement on Monday morning, treasurer Josh Frydenberg and industrial ...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: Victoria risks lockdown fatigue as state pursues aggressive suppression strategy

Victoria’s chief health officer Brett Sutton says alternative to lockdown is ‘too awful to contemplate’ after Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown was extended by two weeks. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.31pm BST A woman whose parents both died after being infected with Covid-19 has called for a coronial inquest into their deaths.My colleague Melissa Davey has this report, where she...
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Coronavirus Australia map: tracking new cases, Covid-19 stats and live data by state

Guardian Australia brings together all the latest on active and daily new Covid-19 cases, as well as maps, stats, live data and state by state graphs from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, ACT and NT to get a broad picture of the Australian outbreak and track the impact of government responseNSW cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDue to the difference in reporting times between states, territories and the federal government, ...
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'It's everywhere': the foreign students exposing Australia's wage theft epidemic

International students in Australia are easy prey for exploitative bosses with hourly rates as low as $5, but some are fighting backWhat happened to Naomi* has happened a thousand times before, it’s just that now, she says, people are speaking out.Two years ago, the 25-year-old moved from China to Australia to study a course in early childhood care and education. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 113 new Covid cases and 12 deaths as NSW reports 13 cases

Queensland cancels schoolies events after three new coronavirus cases. Follow live 2.18am BST We’re expecting Daniel Andrews to step up any minute now. 2.16am BST Chant said there was also a new case diagnosed in a person who had “spent some time in the Victorian border communities”.Those residents are now in isolation. The Murrumbidgee local health district contacted these people and our remaining to monitor them. Another key learning we have had from looking at the data over the last w...
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