Coalition to add new national security test to Australia's foreign investment regime

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics The treasurer will be able to vary acquisition conditions by overseas buyers, or dispose of investments if national security risks emerge post-approval Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. The Australian Läs mer…

Teenage girls accused of egging on assault of two men before one plunged to his death on Gold Coast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Queensland The girls, 15 and 16, have been charged with the murder, robbery, deprivation of liberty and torture of Cian English Two teenage girls allegedly filmed and egged on Läs mer…

Australian universities to close campuses and shed thousands of jobs as revenue plummets due to Covid-19 crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Several regional Australian universities are planning to shut campuses while others are set to announce hundreds of job losses in coming weeks to deal with the sharp falls in Läs mer…

WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine trial after earlier halt over safety concerns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World Health Organization Questions raised over study claiming drug linked to higher rate of mortality and heart problems in Covid-19 patients Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email Download Läs mer…

Snake eels burst through the stomach of predators in bid to escape being eaten alive

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Animal behaviour Creatures’ attempts are in vain, and as they are unable to burrow through the fish’s ribcage, the eels become trapped in the gut of their captor Snake Läs mer…

Andrew Bolt’s column mocking Greta Thunberg breached standards, press watchdog finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News Corp columnist accuses Australian Press Council of sabotaging debate and doubles down by repeating slurs about Thunberg’s autism Andrew Bolt’s mocking column about Greta Thunberg, which referred to Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Germany reveals major stimulus plan as global cases grow by 100,000 a day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; €130bn German package cuts VAT, offers cash grants; Mumbai introduces new restrictions after hurricane; Italy opens borders; Follow the latest updates Exclusive: governments and WHO changed Covid policy bases Läs mer…

Australia will 'continue to welcome' Hong Kong residents as calls mount to match UK's offer of safe haven

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum MPs urge the government to help people fearing China’s planned security laws A girl jumps for a photograph on a viewing platform overlooking Hong Kong. Läs mer…

Coronavirus live updates: Australian death in Bali investigated for Covid-19 as Nev Power appears before Senate – latest

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An Australian man in his 50s reportedly died after breathing difficulties; and virus commissioner Nev Power to appear at inquiry into government’s response to pandemic Exclusive: flawed data from Läs mer…

Can Australia expect a spike in coronavirus cases over winter?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Health Community transmission is more likely during the colder months due to lower humidity, viruses surviving longer on hard surfaces and people huddling together indoors A medical worker takes Läs mer…

Covid-19: Greece quarantines all passengers from Qatar flight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; All 91 travellers put in quarantine after 12 test positive, illustrating risk of welcoming back tourists Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Greece has been forced Läs mer…

Morrison government to offer $25,000 grants to help build and renovate homes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Morrison government will fund grants worth $25,000 for eligible singles and couples planning to build or renovate homes between June and the end of December, with the uncapped Läs mer…

Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changed their Covid-19 policies and treatments on the basis of flawed data from a little-known US healthcare analytics Läs mer…

Majority of Australians believe class action lawsuits a good thing, Essential poll finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The polling comes as Victoria moves to change legislation on law firms’ fees and ahead of a federal parliamentary inquiry Almost three-quarters of Australians believe class action lawsuits are Läs mer…

Global report: Asian markets at three-month high on hope of Covid-19 recovery

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Australia in recession; record deaths in Brazil; Zoom makes $27m profit in one quarter; South Korea announces huge stimulus Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus Läs mer…

Coronavirus Australia live updates: Coalition and unions set for IR showdown as Berejiklian defends NSW pay freeze – latest news

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Industrial relations roundtables begin today in Sydney with an agenda to regrow the jobs Australians have lost as a result of Covid-19. Follow live NSW premier addresses public servant Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Zoom profits double; global cases pass 6.3m. Follow the latest updates Yemen faces tragedy as aid funding falls short by $1bn China Läs mer…

Scott Morrison should use Cook's 250th anniversary to insist Britain return the Gweagal shield

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Indigenous Australians Scott Morrison should use Cook’s 250th anniversary to insist Britain re the Gweagal shield Paul Daley The artefact, held by the British Museum, is a symbol Indigenous Läs mer…

'Abuse of power': global outrage grows after death of George Floyd

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; George Floyd Protests spread to Sydney and Paris, as diplomats question the use of force in the US George Floyd protests: latest developments A protester at a demonstration in Läs mer…

Water-bombing pilots 'consistently tasked too late' when fighting bushfires, royal commission hears

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bushfires Aircraft chief describes frustration at losing vital time while inquiry also told firefighter radios in different areas ‘largely incompatible’ A helicopter water-bombs a Canberra fire in February. Photograph: Läs mer…

Hundreds march in Sydney to protest against Indigenous deaths and George Floyd killing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Indigenous Australians Protesters call on Australian media to cover police brutality in Australia as well as overseas Sydney’s Black Lives Matter protest. Organisers said Australians hear about what happens Läs mer…

Sydney police officer under investigation after slamming Indigenous boy face-first on to pavement

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian police and policing Constable placed on restricted duties after footage emerged on Facebook showing him tripping up 16-year-old during arrest in NSW, Australia Play Video 0:45 Australian police Läs mer…

Football pitch-sized area of tropical rainforest lost every six seconds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Deforestation Report also warns Australia will experience more extreme fire seasons due to climate crisis Forest clearance by fire near Boca do Acre in the Amazon basin in north-west Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Dr Fauci says he hasn't spoken to Trump in two weeks as Pakistanis told to 'live with virus'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK’s 14-day quarantine rules criticised as ‘ridiculous’; Global deaths pass 375,000; Spain reports no new deaths for the first time since March. Follow the latest updates Fauci says he Läs mer…

Coronavirus Australia latest updates: NSW healthcare workers protest pay freeze as legal threat to Queensland border closure looms – live news

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Paramedics have begun industrial action against NSW government plans to freeze the pay of all public servants due to the economic damage wrought by Covid-19 restrictions. Follow live Coronavirus Läs mer…

Coalition won’t rule out passing new laws to reboot robodebt scheme

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Centrelink debt recovery Exclusive: using new legislation to legalise averaging of ATO data for debt recovery was explored in September Stuart Robert spokesman twice failed to rule out use Läs mer…

Coalition won’t rule out passing new laws to reboot robodebt scheme

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Centrelink debt recovery Exclusive: using new legislation to legalise averaging of ATO data for debt recovery was explored in September Stuart Robert spokesman twice failed to rule out use Läs mer…

Assange misses court hearing amid calls in Australia for his release

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; WikiLeaks founder ‘too ill’ to attend extradition hearing in London via videolink A coalition of Australian MPs, human rights advocates and journalists have called on their country’s government to Läs mer…

Queensland man thought to be youngest Australian to die of Covid-19 returns negative test

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Queensland man thought to be Australia’s youngest Covid-19 victim has tested negative to the virus after his death. Nathan Turner’s death last week had baffled authorities and placed Läs mer…

George Floyd: protests take place in cities around the world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Public figures condemn killing of unarmed black man as protesters march in solidarity with US demonstrators George Floyd: latest developments People in cities around the world have marched in Läs mer…

Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across Australia Sign up to get this delivered to your email every weekday evening Download the free Guardian app Läs mer…

Australia’s NRL fan cardboard cut-out scheme turns sour after use of Hitler and mass murderer Harold Shipman

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; League says screening process is being reviewed Fox Sports issues apology for ‘poor taste’ TV sketch What started out as a fun and inclusive initiative has turned sour after Läs mer…

Australia’s NRL fan cardboard cut-out scheme turns sour after use of Hitler and mass murderer Harold Shipman

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; League says screening process is being reviewed Fox Sports issues apology for ‘poor taste’ TV sketch What started out as a fun and inclusive initiative has turned sour after Läs mer…

’Deaths in our backyard’: 432 Indigenous Australians have died in custody since 1991

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aboriginal people whose family members have died in custody express solidarity with people on the streets of US cities protesting against the death of George Floyd Australia’s track record Läs mer…

’Deaths in our backyard’: 432 Indigenous Australians have died in custody since 1991

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aboriginal people whose family members have died in custody express solidarity with people on the streets of US cities protesting against the death of George Floyd Australia’s track record Läs mer…

Coronavirus Australia news: more freedom as Covid-19 restrictions ease in NSW and Victoria – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Victorian restaurants, cafes and pubs can now serve meals for up to 20 people, while pubs, beauty salons and museums reopen in NSW. Follow the latest news Follow the Läs mer…

Coalition gave private pathology companies lucrative Covid contracts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stimulus under scrutiny Health Government has shielded closed collection centres from takeover and provides big subsidy increases after industry lobbying Australia’s influential private pathology industry says government measures have Läs mer…

Covid-19 misinformation: pro-Trump and QAnon Twitter bots found to be worst offenders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Social media Researchers find coordinated effort to promote conspiracy theory that coronavirus is a bioweapon engineered by China An Australian study has found misinformation about the origins of Covid-19 Läs mer…

How did the Covidsafe app go from being vital to almost irrelevant?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The PM told Australians in April the contact tracing app was key to getting back to normal but just one person has been identified using its data It was Läs mer…