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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 28, 2021


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Trust in Australian development NGOs is on the rise – “Thinking now about Australian non-governmental organisations and charities that do aid work in poorer countries, how much do you trust these organisations to …

Australia’s Northern Territory ‘facing its biggest threat since Covid crisis began’ – Australia’s Northern Territory ‘facing its biggest threat since Covid crisis began’ … One of the threats: A mine worker who tested positive in central Australia.

Latest COVID update as ‘spot fires’ appear across Australia as emergency meeting called – All states had already locked out Greater Sydney residents. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said Sunday was a challenging day for Australia, while Labor …

PM expects Australia bubble to resume soon – The Government will today consider whether to allow travel from at least some Australian states once the transtasman bubble pause ends tomorrow night.

How has Australia’s relationship with China imploded so badly? – On paper, nobody could have better prepared to guide Australia’s relationship with China in such turbulent times than outgoing Foreign Affairs secretary Frances …

Bainimarama conveys appreciation to Morrison for Australian support – Australia’s commendable efforts through swift assistance to Fiji is a testament of our unbreakable bonds of friendship and exemplary collaboration achieved …

Australia in Covid turmoil as Queensland records third new community case – Queensland Health has reported another case of Covid-19 in the community on Sunday night, the third community case in the state in past 24 hours. Australia’s …

Morning Briefing June 28: Australia teeters on edge of new COVID crisis – NZ eyes the situation across the Tasman nervously as new Covid outbreaks sweep across Australia, and Sir Bob Parker reveals how dramatically his life has …

Australians have a ‘vaccine passport’ to avoid border closures. We’re not using it. Yet. – Key points: People in the EU who are fully vaccinated can enjoy quarantine-free travel using ‘vaccine passports’; Inoculated Australians have …

Consultants named among Australia’s top analytics leaders – The Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) has issued its Top 25 Analytics Leaders for list for 2021, with senior consultants Dave Massage of …

2 killed after skydiving accident in Australia – Two people were killed Sunday after a tandem skydiving accident in New South Wales, a state in southeastern Australia. According to the Sydney Morning …

Most abide by NSW lockdown as cases rise – The Australian Retailers Association earlier this week estimated the loss in retail trade during the lockdown would reach $2 billion. NSW Premier Gladys …

SA looks at local virus restrictions – South Australia is set to beef up local COVID-19 restrictions after closing its … Marshall described as a “significant deterioration” in Australia’s fight against the …

AFL clubs braced for more fixture chaos – It came as part of a series of restrictions imposed by the Western Australian … at Adelaide Oval in the Saturday twilight slot, but South Australia’s border is now …

Sydney and Darwin in lockdown as COVID-19 cases pop up across Australia – Sydney began a two-week lockdown on Sunday as the Bondi neighbourhood cluster of the highly infectious coronavirus Delta variant rose to 110 in Australia’s …

Australia’s population forecast to grow slower and age faster than expected – Australia’s population is forecast to grow slower and age faster than anticipated and the government will be forced to use deficit spending to pay for services for the …

When I look at Australia from the US, I see an insular nation that has turned its back on its own – Some expatriate Australians have expressed forgivable anger about being treated as second-class citizens throughout the pandemic. But as the rest of the world …

Haryana CM to meet EAM Jaishankar over Vishal Jood Lodged In Australian Prison – Manohar Lal Khattar also remarked that continuous efforts are being made to release Jood from the Australian prison. Vishal Jood, who was studying in Australia, …

Covid-19 Australia: Coronavirus hits four states with NSW, WA, NT and QLD on alert – Just weeks ago, Australia was the envy of the world with few Covid cases, packed out weddings, sunny interstate holidays and a booming nightlife creeping …

Covid 19 coronavirus: Cabinet to consider reopening Australia bubble with NZ, but Chris Hipkins warns risk from Australia is high – Covid 19 coronavirus: Cabinet to consider reopening Australia bubble, but Chris Hipkins warns risk from Australia is high. 27 Jun, 2021 10:00 AM 8 minutes to …

The glaring chink in de Minaur’s armour – De Minaur is one of five Australians getting on the grass on Monday. Women’s top … He’s a seven-time winner of Sport Australia Media Awards. He’s a Walkley …

Colorado looks to Australia to solve I-25 traffic congestion – Transportation officials in Colorado are looking to their counterparts in Australia to find a more efficient way to handle heavy traffic on Interstate …

Sharing success with champers – Sharing success with champers. Madelin HayesThe West Australian. Sun, 27 June 2021 9:00AM.

Khattar to meet Jaishankar over Kurukshetra youth Vishal Vishal Jood’s release from Australian jail – Khattar, who held a virtual meeting with NRIs living in Australia and NGO representatives, said he will urge the Australian high commission to intervene in the …

India News | Will Meet EAM Jaishankar Again Regarding Release of Haryana Youth Lodged in Australian Prison: Khattar – Jude, who hails from Haryana’s Karnal is lodged in an Australian prison. … Affairs and the Indian High Commission in Australia regarding Jude’s release.

Two skydivers die after falling from plane in Australia – A skydiving instructor and their customer died Sunday after falling from a plane before a tandem jump in Australia. Police said two people died in the accident at …

Covid-19 Australia: South Coogee Public School, Sydney in lockdown – Covid-19 Australia: South Coogee Public School, Sydney in lockdown after virus outbreak.

Meet the Australian who’s spreading the Terry Fox gospel Down Under – That effort raised $26,000 for Australia’s Starlight Foundation for sick children. ‘I think about him every day’. After that, Reid poured his passion into speaking at …

Haryana man in Australian jail: CM Khattar to meet Jaishankar to plead Vishal Jood’s case – Vishal Jood was arrested for his alleged role in a series of hate attacks · Khattar said he would also urge the Australian High Commission to intervene in the issue …

The Tell-Tale Heart – CityMag – James Egglestone, one of Australia’s finest tenors, will perform Poe’s words, led by conductor Dennis Vaughan. The show will be haunting and vivid – a …

Khattar to Meet Jaishankar for Haryana Man Lodged in Australian Prison – Khattar to Meet Jaishankar for Haryana Man Lodged in Australian Prison … in securing the release of 24-year-old Vishal Jood from a prison in Australia.

CM Khattar to seek MEA help to secure release of Haryana man lodged in Australia jail – CM Khattar to seek MEA help to secure release of Haryana man lodged in Australia jail. Vishal Jood, who is from Haryana’s Karnal, is lodged in an Australian …

Covid-19 Australia: Urgent alert for Sydney Airport after infected person visited food court – Covid-19 Australia: Urgent alert for Sydney Airport after infected person visited food court.

Sourav Ganguly Rates Ajinkya Rahane As The Best Performer In The WTC – The road included two away series wins in West Indies and Australia – the latter will likely be called one of the greatest Test victories of all time. ‘Everyone has …

‘Take a break’ from alcohol this ‘Dry July’ – Dry July Foundation CEO Katie Evans says as last year saw drinking habits grow amongst Australians, Dry July is a “great way” to take a break. “So we surveyed …

Pioneering Australian Swimmer Mina Wylie Featured in Sunday’s Google Doodle – That made Wylie the first Australian woman to win a silver medal in swimming at the Olympic Games. Durack was featured herself in a Google Doodle in 2018.

Styrian Grand Prix live blog, Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren flop – The Australia made a promising start to the race, overtaking four drivers in the first lap to jump up to P9. But his joy was short-lived, dropping back down to P13 …

Coronavirus update: Australia wakes on knife’s edge amid warning of COVID surge as chaos grips the country – Australia is in the grips of a new COVID-19 emergency with millions in lockdown or under tough new restrictions as the virus spreads across multiple states and …

Covid-19 Australia: Urgent alert for Sydney Airport after a Covid infected person spent five hours in the food court – as 13 new exposure sites are revealed along with five busy trains – that cluster to 11. One case linked to the seafood distributor is a domestic flight crew attendant with Virgin Australia who tested positive on Saturday night.

When will Australia open its borders to the UK? – AUSTRALIA and New Zealand are on the UK’s green list for travel but both countries remain closed to Brits unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Scottish and Northern Irish Ministers Raise Australia Deal Concerns – However UK farmers have expressed fear they could be undercut by meat from Australia. The Scottish government’s Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon and …

Kia Seltos, Stonic and Rio gain new Kia logo in Australia, rest of local range to follow by late 2021 – 0 shares. The 2022 Kia Seltos, Kia Stonic and Kia Rio now wear the Korean brand’s new logo, with the rest of the Kia Australia range to follow suit by December.

Covid-19 Australia: South Coogee Public School, Sydney in lockdown after virus outbreak – Covid-19 Australia: South Coogee Public School, Sydney in lockdown after virus outbreak.

Resources exports soar towards new record – Iron ore, LNG, thermal coal and base metals have reached multi-year highs. In 2020/21, Australia’s resources and energy exports are estimated to reach $310 …

Coronavirus Australia live news: National cabinet to meet as … – South Australia has closed its border to Queensland, Western Australia, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory following an escalating outbreak …

Paul Murray assesses Sydney’s lockdown – Sky News Australia … From 1 July 2021, our Privacy Policy will be changing to the News Corp Australia Privacy Policy. … Australian News Channel Pty Ltd.

Volkswagen to axe combustion engines in Europe by 2035; Australian arm opens door to more hybrid and electric vehicles – Volkswagen to axe combustion engines in Europe by 2035; Australian arm opens … “All [Volkswagen Group Australia] petrol vehicles meet Euro 6 [emissions …

Australia: Fantastic Baby well placed in one-mile handicap Tuesday – Fantastic Baby appears well placed to win for the third time in his sixth appearance in a one-mile handicap at Gosford Racecourse in Australia on Tuesday.

CM Manohar Lal Khattar to meet EAM Jaishankar for Haryana man lodged in Australian prison – Khattar said he would also urge the Australian High Commission to intervene in … NRIs living in Australia and thanked them for sending oxygen concentrators …

Intergenerational Report: Productivity and population keys to future prosperity – Fertility rates also are declining. While Australia’s fertility rate has been below the replacement rate of 2.1 babies per woman since 1976-77, the fertility rate was …

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