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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 29, 2021


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Simmons won’t play for Australia at Olympics – Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons won’t play for Australia at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, Australia head coach Brian Goorjian confirmed.

COVID lockdown Australia: Vaccines open to anyone under 40 – The final sprint was disrupted by another crash when Australia’s Caleb Ewan’s front … 40-year economic outlook are hiding a darker picture of Australia’s future.

Swimming Australia appoints discrimination, harrassment law expert as panel chair – A Sydney-based barrister who specialises in discrimination and harassment law is the new chair of Swimming Australia’s independent panel investigating …

Tokyo Olympics: Ben Simmons’ Australian Boomers squad for Olympics – Australia’s head coach Brian Goorjian confirmed the news in a statement released by Basketball Australia on Tuesday morning (AEST). The scrutiny on Australia’s …

The Chase Australia: The Shark tests his fans’ knowledge in daily quiz – The Chase Australia’s official Shark, Brydon Coverdale, has created a new daily quiz challenge. How’s your general knowledge? Take his quiz. The Shark Quiz.

NBA 2021 news: Ben Simmons withdraws from Australian Olympics squad amid ‘rough time’ – Boomers coach Brian Goorjian has confirmed Ben Simmons will not travel to Tokyo after withdrawing from the Australian Olympic Squad. The 24-year old told …

‘It’s horrific’ – Queenstown misses out on Australian school break – The suspension of the trans-Tasman bubble during the Australian school holidays has cost Queenstown millions of dollars, Mayor Jim Boult says. Rees Hotel chief …

As the Delta variant spreads, Australian experts say maintaining ‘COVID zero’ means lockdowns until vaccination rate improves – As the Delta variant spreads, Australian experts say maintaining ‘COVID zero’ means lockdowns until vaccination rate improves. By the Specialist Reporting …

JBS’ proposed Rivalea Holdings acquisition under the … – Australia’s peak competition watchdog has announced it’s holding a public inquiry into the proposed acquisition of pork processor Rivalea Holdings by JBS …

Delta Coronavirus Variant Infects All Unvaccinated Guests At Australian Birthday Party – A Covid-19 superspreader birthday party has been reported by Australian public health authorities where 24 of 30 guests were infected with the …

High court to hear bid to overturn New South Wales ‘ag-gag laws’ – He said it would make passing similar laws elsewhere in Australia “just about … stories told, and the Australian public deserves the opportunity to hear them.”.

Qantas Flies Australian Cricket Team On 16-Hour Direct Flight From Brisbane to St Lucia – Australian airline Qantas is operating an unusual one-off direct flight from Brisbane, Queensland to St Lucia so that the Australian cricket team can take part in a …

Southeast Qld on brink of lockdown – The Palaszczuk government says hotel quarantine for international travellers is Australia’s greatest single source of COVID-19, and has accused the federal …

Private schools reap hundreds of millions of dollars in jobkeeper funding – The private school sector in Australia has likely reaped hundreds of millions of … early to the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission finds roughly …

Can Australia contain the Covid Delta variant? | Coronavirus – Can Australia contain the Covid Delta variant? Strong adherence to public health guidelines and luck will be needed, experts say, forecasting ‘dicey’ times ahead.

Australia battles several clusters in new pandemic phase – CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia was battling to contain several COVID-19 clusters around the country on Monday in what some experts have described as …

Australia steps up vaccine push to stem COVID-19 outbreak – Australia decided on Monday to make vaccinations mandatory for high-risk aged-care workers and employees in quarantine …

Australia leaders announce mandatory vaccination for certain sectors as Covid cases rise – Australian prime minister Scott Morrison gives a press conference amid a spike in Covid infections across the country. – Screengrab Nine News. Australia’s …

‘Hang in there’: New lockdowns, restrictions as Australian leaders fight to claw back control on crisis – Australia’s coronavirus crisis has reached almost every corner of the country, with new lockdowns and restrictions announced as the highly contagious Delta …

Dragons release Israel Folau for ‘personal family situation’ in Australia – Rugby Australia’s sacking of Folau in 2019 sparked a long-running legal dispute that was eventually settled when they made a multi-million dollar out-of-court …

Everything you need to know about Scott Morrison’s cabinet meeting – A raft of changes to Australia’s fledgling Covid vaccine rollout will see millions more jabbed by the end of the year, as the nation races to stop the spread of the …

World media shocked by Australia’s covid downfall – Australia has been rattled by numerous publications across the globe but a front page from CNN is making all the headlines. The infectious Delta variant is …

What Do Australia’s E-Cigarette Restrictions Mean For Local Pharmacies? – In 2020, Australia’s Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt had announced a new measure banning the importation of vape liquid containing nicotine. A number of …

Royal Caribbean suspends final payments for Australian cruises – Australia still has a cruise ship travel ban that runs through September 2021, leaving many cruises scheduled for later this year in a state of flux. Australia’s Health …

Princess Diana at 60 ‘creepy’ mock-up made by Australian newspaper ridiculed – AN AUSTRALIAN newspaper was mocked by readers for their mock-up of Princess Diana at 60 in the run-up to her birthday on July 1. By Kyle Farrell. 15:50 …

Colorado looks to Australia to solve I-25 traffic congestion – What Australia’s second-biggest city found after implementing its coordinated ramp metering program on a stretch of the M1 freeway a decade ago is impressive: …

Australia issues child safety warning for Apple Air – Tag batteries – Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned buyers to keep Apple AirTags away from young children, saying it’s too easy to remove …

Australia files WTO complaint against China over wine duties – China, Australia’s largest trading partner, responded by imposing tariffs on Australian commodities, including wine and barley and limited imports of Australian …

Australia’s Covid success crumbles: Cities in lockdown, borders closed, hardly anybody fully vaccinated – Australia’s Covid success crumbles: Country was hailed for closed-borders zero-virus policy that let Aussies live a normal life but now cities are in lockdown as …

Police rescue spooked nude sunbathers from Australian forest after they were startled by a deer – Police have fined two men who had to be rescued from an Australian forest after they were startled by a deer while nude sunbathing on a beach and became …

GPs given no-fault indemnity administering AstraZeneca vaccine – 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.

Australian farmer spreads joy with colourful rescue lambs – Tracey Kruger looks after thousands of sheep on her property in Victoria, Australia. Her work includes rescuing some lambs that have been abandoned by their …

Plane Loads Of Potential New Covid-19 Cases In Australia – Hundreds of aircraft passengers traveling along Australia’s east coast could have been exposed to Covid-19 after a flight attendant tested positive to …

Dragons release Folau for ‘personal family situation’ in AustraliaParis (AFP). – Dual-code international Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia in 2019 for saying “hell awaits” gay people and others he considers …

Australian airline policies mandating vaccines will be test of workplace rights – the circumstances of individuals employee, such as whether they have reasonable grounds to refuse vaccination. Unfair dismissal cases. Australia’s Fair Work …

Covid: Scott Morrison roasted on social media, Twitter, for vaccine move – Sky News host and Liberal insider Peta Credlin has listed four things that must be Australia’s priority in order too get people vaccinated, including offering …

‘It’s horrible’: Australia’s India comparison – ‘It’s horrible’: Australia’s India comparison … The Harvard-trained epidemiologist who predicted — before anybody else in the world — that covid would devastate …

Australia fines nude sunbathers who got lost in forest for breaching Covid-19 lockdown – Authorities in New South Wales, Australia, are struggling to get ahead of a recent outbreak of coronavirus cases driven by the delta variant, despite the country’s …

Alesha Dixon steps out after Australia’s Got Talent filming halted – Alesha Dixon stepped out in Sydney, Australia on Monday amid reports Australia’s Got Talent filming has been delayed due to a new Covid lockdown.

Chinese state media calls rise for Australia to rethink hostile approach to China as they report losses mount – Calls for the Australian government to pursue in-depth communication with China based on mutual understanding are rising among business communities and …

Australia struggles to contain Covid outbreaks as lockdowns imposed – The outbreak has renewed questions about Australia’s stuttering vaccination programme and limited quarantine facilities, both of which are responsibilities of the …

MDNA: CTA Submitted in Australia; Phase 1 Trial of MDNA11 to Initiate 3Q21 – (NASDAQ:MDNA) announced it has submitted a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) in Australia such that upon approval by the Human Research Ethics Committee …

Every mainland Australian state now allows GMO crops – It will mean GM crops can now be grown in every Australian state except … including South Australia, which lifted the GM ban in 2020 (with an exemption for …

Nude sunbathers rescued, fined 1000 bucks after fleeing deer … – WATCH: Two naked sunbathers who had to be rescued when they got lost in bushland south of Sydney, Australia after being “startled by a deer” were among 44 …

Wimbledon 2021: Covid-19 vaccine moment shames Australia … – The contrast in the reception to public officials and the mere mention of the Covid-19 vaccine symbolises just how poorly Australia’s vaccine rollout has been …

Irish travel to Australia ‘unlikely to open this year’ – Emirates chief – The Australian and New Zealand markets are “unlikely” to open to Irish travellers for the rest of this year. That is according to Emirates country manager for …

Australia – Gig economy conditions and arrangements not acceptable, senate committee find – The current arrangements, conditions and pay rates for gig economy workers in Australia are not acceptable, a Senate Select Committee on Job Security said in …

COVID updates: Delta variant ‘seeded’ in community as Perth lockdown announced — as it happened – Some Perth/Peel questions. Are Western Australia schools optional? I know they are remaining opening but is it optional whether you want to send your child or …

Elective Surgery Safe in Australia for Hemophilia, Bleeding Disorders – Complication rates for elective surgeries in people with inherited bleeding disorders like hemophilia are low in Australia, reflecting good safety in their …

Australian parliamentary committee recommends banning global imports made using forced labour – The Australian Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee has released a report in support of banning imports made using forced labour …

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