Australia live news: Australia live news: Covid breach at Brisbane airport after traveller tests positive; Brittany Higgins and PM to meet

Former Liberal staffer will speak to Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese in Sydney, and Brisbane and Melbourne on Covid alert. Follow latest updates Some 16% of public servants have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, survey finds India wants access to cheap copies of Covid vaccines. So why is Australia holding out? Coronavirus WA: Perth … Read more

Australia news live: two men reported to have died of blood clots after receiving Covid vaccine

Well, in terms of that, we’ll allow the court process to take its course. The electors of Braddon, on Saturday, will be able to make a decision about Mr Brooks and that’s what a democracy is all about …. As I’ve said, innocent until proven guilty. We’ll allow that process to take its court: The … Read more

Australia news live: health officials say hotel quarantine ‘fit for purpose’; Port Arthur massacre commemorated

12.15am BST00:15 Melissa Davey The World Health Organisation issued its latest epidemiological update overnight, and it makes for concerning reading. It says that globally, new Covid-19 cases increased for the ninth consecutive week, with nearly 5.7 million new cases reported in the last week – surpassing previous peaks. The number of new deaths increased for … Read more

Australia news live: Morrison government considers aid to India for Covid crisis and reduced flights

We have to acknowledge the hotels have been successful, but we’re now over a year into the pandemic and it looks like there’s gonna be at least another year before we’re not going to be needing these facilities anymore. So, we can expect more breaches, even with the best systems that we can design, and, … Read more

Australia news live: WA Covid lockdown enters day three; Brittany Higgins to meet Morrison and Albanese

Good morning, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life and I hope you are feeling good! Matilda Boseley here and before we jump into the morning of news, why don’t I get you up to speed on the situation in Western Australia. At the moment it’s all a bit of … Read more