Australia coronavirus live update: Labor ridicules $60bn jobkeeper error as government says scheme will not be widened – latest

The number of workers accessing the wage subsidy has been overestimated, NSW to relax restrictions from 1 June and Target to close up to 75 stores. Follow all the latest … Read More

Snowy Hydro 2.0 approved by NSW government as part of Covid-19 economic stimulus

Deputy premier says project will bring jobs to Snowy Mountains region, but conservationists have labelled it ‘environmental vandalism’The Snowy Hydro 2.0 project is a step closer to going ahead after … Read More

Australia coronavirus live update: deputy CMO says no medical reason for state border closures

Deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly says there is no medical justifications for states keeping borders shut and offers to brief premiers. Follow updates live No medical reason to keep … Read More

Coronavirus live update: Australia's death toll reaches 100 while federal childcare report to remain under wraps – latest news

Death of 93-year-old woman takes national Covid-19 toll to 100; childcare report stays ‘cabinet-in-confidence’; NSW says schools to return full-time on 25 May. Follow all the latest news, live Australia’s … Read More