Coronavirus Australia live update: royal commission finds aged care was 'insufficiently' prepared for Covid-19

Aged care minister Richard Colbeck says government will accept all recommendations from the commission, as Queensland expands NSW border bubble and Scott Morrison outlines Coalition’s manufacturing reboot. Follow live We’ll … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports four deaths and 13 new Covid cases as NSW records four

NSW records no new locally acquired cases for fifth day as pressure mounts over border closures and budget speculation intensifies. Follow all today’s updates Follow our global live blog Full … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: jobseeker rate will be extended into 2021 'if required', minister says

Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry finds security decision influenced by police preference; state records three deaths and five new Covid cases and NSW reports zero. Follow live Follow our global live … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 28 new Covid cases and NSW two as Queensland relaxes border restrictions

Northern NSW to be included in Queensland border zone and Victoria’s health department boss to front hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow today’s news and updates Full Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: 30,000 risk losing jobseeker payment when assets test returns

Victoria reports 11 new cases and NSW four as Covid testing rates drop across Australia. Follow live 30,000 could lose jobseeker when assets test returns Follow the global live blog … Read More

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 news Follow our global coronavirus live blog Latest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 35 new cases and seven deaths as NSW records four cases

Victoria to turn roads and footpaths into dining spaces to help hospitality industry as Queensland border row deepens. Follow all today’s news Paul Keating appears before aged care inquiry Queensland … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 76 new Covid cases, NSW reports nine and Qld eight as 1m jobs lost

Five of NSW’s new cases linked to Concord hospital and 23 more NDIS participants test positive for Covid in Victoria. Follow the latest news and updates today Follow the global … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 55 new cases and eight deaths as NSW reports nine cases

NSW and Queensland try to stem clusters as more than 100 health workers at two Sydney hospitals and 200 staff at Ipswich hospital are in isolation. Follow live Follow the … Read More