Australia coronavirus live updates: 30-year-old Queensland man dies and NSW announces pay freeze

State health minister says the man tested positive after his death and NSW government announces a pay freeze. Follow all the latest news, live 30-year-old Queensland man tests positive for … Read More

Coronavirus live update Australia: six people test positive on WA live export ship as Scott Morrison announces 'jobmaker' – follow live

Two Sydney schools close after positive tests as PM discusses economic recovery plan while. Follow today’s latest news Six people test positive on WA live export ship Recap of prime … Read More

Coronavirus live updates Australia: health minister Greg Hunt announces additional $20m for mental health funding

Announcement comes as the new deputy chief medical officer for mental health says there has been no ‘discernible increase in suicides’ due to the pandemic. Follow all the latest news, … Read More

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

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