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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 27, 2021


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Quarantine free travel with Australia paused for three days – A general view shows the empty Qantas departure terminal at Melbourne Airport on August 20,. Photo: AFP. Quarantine free travel from all Australian states and …

Virgin Australia passengers ordered to isolate after cabin crew member tests positive for COVID-19 after operating five interstate flights – “Virgin Australia understands the crew member was not aware they were a close contact of a positive case until after they completed their last flight today,” the …

Surgery fees: Australian patients better off flying interstate to save up to $10,000 for procedures – Privately insured Australians are having to raid their superannuation and get financial help from relatives because health fund rebates no longer cover the prices …

Refugees have fled to Australia seeking a better life, but many are in limbo – After Hala Al-Slame’s husband was killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, she hoped fleeing to Australia would lead to a more dignified life. But instead, she …

Australian doctors’ plea to use AstraZeneca jabs about to expire without fear of being sued – Australian doctors’ plea to use AstraZeneca jabs about to expire without fear of being sued. Sue Dunlevy, National Health EditorNews Corp Australia Network. Sat, …

Australian AN0M drug kingpin Hakan Ayik leaves wife behind as he goes into hiding – Australian drug kingpin Hakan Ayik has gone into hiding, fearing for his life after he accidentally gave police access to the criminal underworld’s secrets.

‘Unnecessarily cruel’: how Australia’s closed border is forcing migrants to leave permanently – Fifteen months after the coronavirus pandemic brought international travel to a standstill, Australia’s progressive tightening of its borders is forcing newly arrived …

Why Australia’s Great Barrier Reef may end up on the world heritage ‘in danger’ list – and what it means – Mumby says both reefs are now being hit by climate change, but he worries a danger listing for Australia’s reef could re-enforce a wrongly held perception globally …

Pride and privilege: why Australia needs grand designs for containing corporate greed – The desire to transcend greed and other human vices was a crucial, if inchoate, dimension of early 20th-century Australian nation-building. The architects of …

Australia’s surplus AstraZeneca Covid vaccines will be donated to neighbouring countries – Australia’s surplus AstraZeneca Covid vaccines will be donated to neighbouring countries. The federal government won’t say how much is being spent on …

Call for federal regulator for Australia’s gig economy after sixth delivery rider death revealed – Call for federal regulator for Australia’s gig economy after sixth delivery rider death revealed. Senate recommends ways to ensure delivery work is safer, riders …

Inspired by former great Goolagong, Australia’s Barty ready for action – Australia’s Ashleigh Barty attends a press conference at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. Text Size: A A A.

SPOTLIGHT: Rob Palermo, Racing Shocks Australia – Australian owned and operated, Racing Shocks Australia is the only manufacturer trained and authorised service dealer in the country for Motion Control …

Video: Sydney, Australia, Is Placed Under Full Lockdown to Curb Outbreak – Recent Episodes · Sydney, Australia, Is Placed Under Full Lockdown to Curb Outbreak · Mayor Announces Audit of Miami-Dade Buildings 40 Years and Older · A …

NZ halts travel bubble with Australia – FBC News – New Zealand has paused quarantine free travel with all of Australia for three days as New South Wales community Covid-19 outbreak continues. The news was …

COVID-19: Sydney-based Virgin Australia cabin crew member tests positive – A Sydney-based Virgin Australia cabin crew member has tested positive for COVID-19 amid the city’s worsening outbreak. The worker is now in isolation and the …

AIHW Australia’s Youth report reveals COVID’s toll on young people – AIHW Australia’s Youth report reveals COVID’s toll on young people. Michelle Smith · Latest News. COVID’s toll on Australia’s young people. One in five young …

‘Strawberries and chill’ on agenda as Nick Kyrgios gets ready for Wimbledon – The 26-year-old has left Australia for the first time since before the coronavirus … It is a repeat of a second-round match at the Australian Open in February where …

NSW braces for virus spread amid lockdown” – Australians are working very hard around the clock in so many areas to ensure Australia is protected.” Australian Associated Press …

After David Warner and Marcus Stoinis, Australia’s Glenn Maxwell pulls out of The Hundred – Australia’s Glenn Maxwell has become the latest high-profile cricketer to withdraw from the inaugural season of the men’s The Hundred tournament here, adding …

De Minaur wins thrilling Eastbourne final – high-quality tennis on the grass of Devonshire Park on Saturday, was the perfect tonic for Australia’s No.1 men’s player as he targets a deep run at Wimbledon, …

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario sets record for vaccinations in a day; Ontario reports 346 new cases; Sydney, Australia enters two-week lockdown – In Australia, Greater Sydney has been put into a two-week lockdown to … Delta variant of the coronavirus, straining Australia’s so-called “COVID-zero” …

New Zealand pauses trans-Tasman travel bubble with Australia over Sydney COVID-19 outbreak – New Zealand has suspended its quarantine-free travel arrangement with Australia for three days in response to the Sydney COVID-19 outbreak. Updated …

AFLNT cancels community football in Central Australia due to threat of Covid-19 – THE AFLNT has cancelled all community football matches, training and Auskick in Central Australia until further notice due to the current threat of Covid-19.

Miami tower collapse: No Australians missing says Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – An Australian family is facing an anxious wait on the wellbeing of their relatives after a tower collapsed in Miami, Florida. The Department of Foreign Affairs and …

Why writer KATE WICKERS is dreaming of Port Douglas in Australia – Upbeat for Down Under: Why writer KATE WICKERS is dreaming of Port Douglas in Australia. By Kate Wickers For The Daily Mail 12:01 EDT 26 Jun 2021 , …

Swimming officials in Australia lament misconduct reports – Swimming Australia yesterday said that there is “unacceptable behavior” in the sport dated back decades after reports that six more elite athletes plan to make …

Coronavirus Australia live news: Virgin Australia alert for five interstate flights – Welcome to live updates on the latest developments in Australia’s battle with the Covid-19 pandemic. All of Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and …

NZ announces immediate pause to trans-Tasman travel bubble – The statement said anyone who was in Australia from June 21 and was now in New Zealand should monitor their symptoms and regularly check Australian …

China files WTO complaint against Australia over anti-dumping and countervailing duties – China’s WTO complaint concerns anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by Australia on Chinese railway wheels, wind towers and stainless steel sinks.

Naked Charlotte Crosby shows off her stunning curves in Australia – CHARLOTTE Crosby wowed fans as she stripped off to reveal her curves for a stunning snap in Australia. The MTV star jetted off down under for work and is …

New Zealand suspends travel bubble with Australia – New Zealand announced a three-day suspension of its quarantine-free travel arrangement with Australia on Saturday, with Wellington citing “multiple” outbreaks …

Your Covid questions answered Australia Sydney lockdown – By Brett Lackey For Daily Mail Australia 11:00 EDT 26 Jun 2021 , updated 13:13 EDT … Your Covid questions answered Australia Sydney lockdown coronavirus.

Tina Arena announced as Artistic Director for Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2022 – Tina Arena, AM, is an iconic Australian singer-songwriter, record producer, actress and performing artist. Voted Australia’s greatest female singer of all time in 2013 …

Mice plague: Using jeans, peanut butter and wine bottle, Australian farmer shares pest control trick – Mice plague: Using jeans, peanut butter and wine bottle, Australian farmer shares pest control trick … a rodent looking at the camera: A farmer in Australia has …

Barty hopes her dress inspires indigenous Australians on Cawley’s 50th anniversary – Ashleigh Barty will wear a special dress when she plays on Centre Court on Tuesday in tribute to her fellow indigenous Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley …

Live breaking news: Sydney lockdown, new venues of cocern, daily case numbers – Anyone who was in Australia from June 21 and is now in New Zealand are being asked to monitor for Covid-19 symptoms and regularly check Australian exposure …

Virgin Australia Flight Attendant Triggers COVID-19 Health Alert On Five Flights; Hundreds Now Isolating – A member of Virgin Australia cabin crew has triggered a COVID-19 health alert after testing positive for COVID-19 after working on five flights in the last 24-hours …

Australian animals endangered because of ‘subconscious colonial bias’ – Australian animals endangered because of ‘subconscious colonial bias’. Cambridge museum director thinks old colonial attitudes towards ‘weird’ and ‘bizarre’ …

Sydney, Australia’s largest city, in two-week hard COVID-19 lockdown – Australia has been more successful in managing the pandemic than many other advanced economies through swift border closures, social distancing rules and …

Australian hopefuls have gone global – With COVID regulations for athletes beginning to ease, many Australians have taken their talents abroad to either the T20 Vitality Blast in England or the …

Australia’s largest city, Sydney, two-week hard COVID-19 blockade – Authorities are struggling to control the rapid outbreak of the highly infectious Delta subspecies, which has spread to 80 cases. Some of Australia’s largest city, …

2021 Hyundai Kona and Kona Elite (car review) – Exhaust Notes Australia is your destination point for the latest automotive news and reviews, on two wheels and four, as well as features and opinions. We’ll bring …

Australia swimmers allege abuse and mistreatment – Canberra: Swimming Australia (SA) has said it is “deeply concerned” over allegations of abuse and mistreatment within the sport. Nine Entertainment …

Whisky business: Aussie whisky soars in popularity, but it ocmes at a price – “Australia is strongly self-sufficient when you look at beer and wine,” Casella … Morris Australian Single Malt Signature Whisky ($95 RRP) joins Nova Single Malt …

AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction Australia vs New Zealand – AUS vs NZ Dream11: Australia will be taking on New Zealand for the second time in quick succession in the upcoming FIH Pro League Men’s Fixture. Australia …

Miss Universe Australia Francesca Hung embarking on an acting career – And now the former Miss Universe Australia 2018 is taking her time in front of the camera one step further and embarking on a career as an actress.

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports 346 new cases; Sydney, Australia enters two-week lockdown – Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports 346 new cases; Sydney, Australia enters two-week lockdown; youth in Ontario hot spots for Delta variant can move up …

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