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 for 14 days. Follow all the latest news and updates, live

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And here is a timely explainer of those childcare changes announced today and what they actually mean:

Related: What do Victoria’s childcare changes actually mean for parents?

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O’Neil says that the government’s childcare announcement today is “lopsided”.

She says it’s good that parents have some added surety, but it is a “terrible situation” for workers.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 725 new Covid cases and 15 deaths as Qld closes border to NSW and ACT ———

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