Coronavirus Australia live update: Ruby Princess inquiry finds NSW Health made 'serious errors', while Victoria records 14 deaths and 372 new Covid cases

Inquiry’s final report finds NSW Health panel effectively ‘did nothing’ over cruise ship; agriculture minister calls for federal approach to border rules; NSW records nine new cases. Follow the latest … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: 'Disaster' to use private security guards for hotel quarantine, says NZ deputy prime minister Winston Peters

NSW authorities are concerned about a number of Covid-19 cases in the past six weeks where the source was unknown. Follow live One death reported in New South Wales Follow … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 19 more deaths and 331 cases as NSW reports 22 cases – latest news

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian announces the highest number of Covid-19 cases since mid-April. Follow today’s live updates Australian stats interactive; Vic cases map; NSW cases map; NSW hotspots list State … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Tasmania announces 'travel bubble' with SA, WA and NT as Victoria records 300 new Covid-19 cases

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 updates Victoria records 300 new coronavirus … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live news: Victoria records 484 new Covid-19 cases and NSW 16 – latest updates

Premier says majority of Victorians are not self-isolating when sick or when waiting for a test, as two more people die in the state and NSW reports 16 new cases. … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: RBA governor says economic recovery will be 'bumpy' as Victoria records 374 Covid-19 cases

Scott Morrison announces jobkeeper payment to be reduced to $1,200 a fortnight and jobseeker reduced from $550 to $250. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Follow the global … Read More

Coronavirus Australia update: national cabinet releases plans for return of international students – politics live

Cabinet also sets out roadmap for return of spectators to smaller sporting venues and eased restrictions on indoor gatherings. Follow live Phased return of international students part of national cabinet … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: PM tells colleagues of 'difficult decisions' looming

Scott Morrison tells Coalition it should stick to its principles in coming challenges; ABC offers redundancies to meet budget cut; crowds to be allowed at Adelaide Oval for AFL showdown. … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live updates: free childcare to end on 12 July, government says, as New Zealand drops all social restrictions – latest news

Dan Tehan concedes reintroduction of childcare fees will place pressure on families where work has been lost but says activity test changes will help support them, while Labor condemns care … Read More