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

Australia politics live: Victoria reports five new coronavirus cases and 400 Melbourne residents given stay-at-home order

Suburbs in Melbourne’s north on high alert after school student tests positive. Follow the latest Follow our global live blog Full Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by state NSW … Read More

'We have to change Queensland': the environmental issues at stake in the election

Can Queensland break away from fossil fuel extraction and develop jobs and growth in a way that protects the state’s landscapes and ocean wonders?When David Springett executed a perfect underwater … 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 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

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports nine new cases and Bondi beach to close as crowds reach capacity

Victoria to return to staged face-to-face teaching next week; treasurer Josh Frydenberg promises a jobs-focused budget. Follow live Follow the global coronavirus live blog States pressured to deliver infrastructure projects … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: alert issued for Melbourne to Sydney flight after passenger tests positive

The government will announce tax and deregulation measures on Friday, as declining Covid-19 cases offer hope for economic revival. Follow all today’s news Tax breaks ahead in the budget Covid-19 … Read More

Coronavirus live updates Australia: NSW eases restrictions as Victoria records 12 new Covid cases and two deaths

Curbs eased at NSW schools and weddings as state reports no new community transmissions, while Victorian health minister Jenny Mikakos tells hotels inquiry she was not involved in decision to … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports five deaths and 15 new Covid cases as NSW records six

Premier Daniel Andrews hints restrictions will be eased in Melbourne on Sunday as NSW strives to boost testing. Follow all the day’s news live Follow our global live blog Full … 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