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

The NSW Nationals' threat to blow up the Coalition over koalas is as bizarre as it is misguided | Cristina Talacko

The state’s koala population could become extinct by 2050. This is not the time to water down protectionsThe New South Wales National party’s decision to make koalas casualties of a … 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

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 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

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: 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: Victoria records 725 new Covid cases and 15 deaths as Qld closes border to NSW and ACT

Man in his 30s becomes youngest person to die, as Australia records deadliest day; NSW reports 12 new cases and says residents returning from Victoria must go to hotel quarantine … Read More