Coronavirus Australia live update: unemployment rate falls as Victoria records 28 new Covid cases and NSW five

Queensland registers one new case of Covid as Scott Morrison announces new energy plan that diverts funding away from renewables. Follow all today’s news Follow our global coronavirus live blog … Read More

The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

If there was a moment of true emergency in the fight to preserve our climate, it is nowThis is part of a series of essays by Australian writers responding to … 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 Covid cases drop below 50 for first time since June as NSW records three

Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown extended by two weeks in ‘roadmap’ as Victoria pursues aggressive suppression strategy. Follow live Australian stats interactive NSW cases map; NSW hotspots list Queensland hotspots list … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria reports 113 new cases and 15 deaths and NSW records 12 cases

Senate censures aged care minister Richard Colbeck and security firms involved in guarding Melbourne quarantine hotels continue giving evidence at the state’s inquiry. Follow live news and updates today Follow … Read More

Australia coronavirus live update: Victoria records 70 new cases and five deaths while Senate passes jobkeeper 2.0

Daniel Andrews to reveal roadmap for easing restrictions on Sunday, while NSW reports 13 new cases. Follow all the updates, live Follow the global live blog Australian stats interactive NSW … Read More

Australia coronavirus live update: Victoria records 73 new cases and 41 deaths as NSW records 10 new cases

Figure of 41 deaths in Victoria includes 33 people who died in aged care but not reported until yesterday; legislation to extend but reduce jobkeeper and jobseeker payments will be … Read More