Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews says 'now is the time to open up' after Victoria records no Covid cases

From midnight tomorrow night Melbourne businesses will be able to start reopening as restrictions ease. Follow all the latest updates Follow our global live blog Melbourne to ‘open up’, says … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live updates: PM announces reopening plan as protesters in Melbourne pepper-sprayed

Scott Morrison announces new reopening plan and aims to get 26,000 Australians stuck overseas home by Christmas, as anti-lockdown protest in Melbourne attracts crowd of about 300 protesters. Follow live … Read More

NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – politics live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first case of re-infection. Follow the latest Follow our global live blog Full Australian … Read More

Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blog Full Australian … Read More

Meet the bee brokers: 'You never stop learning about bees, they're just incredible'

While Covid confines humans to their homes, insects are chauffeured around the country in Australia’s largest livestock movement It’s 5am on a frigid August morning and Trevor Monson is at … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live updates: NSW reports 11 new Covid cases and Victoria reports six

Scott Morrison says Howard Springs facility near Darwin will be used to quarantine returned travellers; Western Australia says it may soon review border closure. Follow live Follow our global coronavirus … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Gladys Berejiklian faces no-confidence motion as Victoria reports 12 new cases and NSW 13

Daniel Andrews says 10 ‘could be the new five’ as NSW announces seven new locally transmitted cases. Follow live Follow our global coronavirus live blog Full Australian Covid stats; Covid … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria may ease restrictions despite higher case numbers

Activists throw red paint on Scott Morrison’s car during his visit to the University of Queensland. Follow all the latest updates Follow our global coronavirus live blog Full Australian Covid … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live news: Labor to announce $6bn childcare package as Victoria records 11 cases and new Sydney locations linked to Covid

Anthony Albanese’s budget reply set to also contain ‘significant’ energy announcement, while NSW has 12 new Covid cases and Victoria no new deaths. Follow all today’s news University funding changes … Read More