Australia news live updates: NSW flood risk remains as Sydney records wettest start to year; Ukraine’s Zelenskiy to address parliament; 32 Covid deaths

David Irvine will be deeply missed. As a director-general, diplomat and the chair of the foreign investment review board, David made an enormous contribution to the security and safety of Australia over many decades. David served as director-general of Asio from March 2009 until September 2014. He was an exceptional, wise and humble leader. Prior … Read more

Australia news live updates: Senate inquiry probes Beetaloo Basin fracking plans; 12 Covid deaths recorded

Firstly, 120,000 premises will come into the footprint, people previously served by satellite will be able to get the NBN fixed wireless. It will go to a speed of 100 megabits per second and over 750,000 premises. 85% will get a speed of 250 megabits per second. Upload speed Inverarity crease in 20 meg bites … Read more

Australia news live update: Morrison says Qld premier ‘consulted’ on emergency declaration; Rio Tinto ditching Russia; 21 Covid deaths

6.24am GMT 06:24 In-person visits in Victorian prisons will resume on 12 March, having been restricted as part of Covid control measures. At 6 March, there were 14 total active Covid-19 cases in Victorian correctional facilities according to Corrections Victoria. PK (@paulkidd) People incarcerated in correctional facilities in Victoria will be allowed to have in-person … Read more