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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 30, 2021


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Australia is an outlier on private schools – but that’s the way many parents like it – This year’s Australia Talks National Survey 2021 found parents at independent schools had the highest rate of satisfaction with the education their child is …

Covid-19 and Vaccine News: Live Updates – With less than 5 percent of Australia’s population fully vaccinated, he said, “in some ways, where we’re at now is no surprise.” The Delta variant is one of several “ …

Ria Wadhwani and her family are vaccinated and praying they will be able to get a July flight home – Peter Collignon, Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Australian National … “To have zero risk means putting a wall around Australia and having nobody going …

Ash Barty’s opponent Carla Suarez Navarro given standing ovation by Wimbledon crowd, Alex De Minaur exits in round one – Australia’s Alex De Minaur has been sent packing in the first round of Wimbledon by rising American star Sebastian Korda. Korda, the 20-year-old son of 1998 …

Unclear whether Australian audience can watch Ange Postecoglou’s first game; opportunity for Celtic – The Australian TV rights to show UEFA competitions have changed, leaving an opportunity for Celtic to take advantage. According to the Sydney Morning Herald …

Chinese censorship, surveillance found at Australian universities – rights group – High numbers of Chinese students at Australian universities have created an environment of self-censorship with lecturers avoiding criticism of Beijing and …

Archives at risk of cyber attack, security expert warns – A cybersecurity expert warns Australia’s enemies could take advantage of the National Archives’ less-secure technology to gain access to some of our most …

‘Australia’s Got Talent’ Production Halted by Sydney COVID Lockdown – “Australia’s Got Talent,” with celebrity judges including Neil Patrick Harris and British singer Alesha Dixon, was halted after Sydney initiated a two-week …

More than 11 million Australians in lockdown as COVID crisis grips half of the nation – Almost half of all Australians are in lockdown as the country battles a wave of the … Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan maintained his unapologetic …

Loan stress may prompt regulator response – A new report warns an environment where credit growth is far outpacing income growth is unsustainable and will trigger a response from Australia’s financial …

‘They’re being watched’: Chinese pro-democracy students in Australia face threats and insults – Wu, a Chinese dissident who was granted refuge by Australia and now has Australian citizenship, says he has reported the matter to university security guards and …

Ben Simmons’s Olympics withdrawal does not make him un-Australian – Simmons might not feel that way – as strongly or at all – about representing Australia, and that’s OK. It doesn’t make him any less Australian. It’s not the first time …

Intergenerational report a ‘wake-up call’ – This week’s release of the Intergenerational Report should be a wake-up call for Australia’s politicians and the community more broadly, the Business Council of …

‘It is unsustainable’: Guardian readers on the crisis of Australian teacher shortages – ‘It is unsustainable’: Guardian readers on the crisis of Australian teacher … within three days to our callout on the effects of teacher shortages in Australia.

Covid: Australia’s top doctors slam Scott Morrison for offering Astra Zeneca jab to under 40s – Share or comment on this article: Covid: Australia’s top doctors slam Scott Morrison for offering AstraZeneca vaccine jab to under 40s.

Australian cities lock down as Delta outbreak grows – It’s prompting other major Australian cities like Brisbane and Perth to join Sydney under lockdown, affecting over 20 million Australians. “Last night we announced …

Ben Simmons Withdraws From Australia’s Olympic Squad – “It is a pretty rough time for him right now,” Australia’s head coach Brian Goorjian said. Going to the Olympics “is something that he wanted to do, but the timing just …

Spurs’ Patty Mills reacts to Ben Simmons withdrawing from Team Australia – Simmons has withdrawn his name from Team Australia after notifying the head coach Brian Goorjian. He cited his need to work on individual development this …

The Delta variant of COVID is causing lockdowns around the world – In Australia, Brisbane and Perth went into lockdown on Tuesday, following the lead of Sydney and Darwin, which already had lockdown measures in place.

Coal from US and elsewhere fills void left by China’s ban on Australian exports, Canberra report says – Philippines and Colombia – coal exporters that do not traditionally ship to China – have also seen a windfall of orders in recent months; Australia’s coal, …

Telstra reaches 75% of Australia’s population with 5G Telstra 5G – Australian operator Telstra said that its current 5G coverage footprint currently reaches 75% of the country’s population. “After starting our initial 5G rollout across …

Iconic Lambrini drink brand sold to Australian wine group – But the brand has now been disposed of by Halewood to Accolade Wines, an international wine business with headquarters in South Australia and corporate …

Australia, US and Canada launch interactive map for critical minerals – Jars containing rare earth minerals produced by Australia’s Lynas Corp from its Mount Weld operations are seen near Laverton, northeast …

Report: Chinese students in Australia threatened by Beijing – SYDNEY: China’s government and its supporters have monitored, harassed and intimidated pro-democracy Chinese students living in Australia, and Australian …

Chubb hires new head of consumer lines in Australia – Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer, has appointed Peter van Ratingen as its new head of consumer lines for Australia and …

Australia lockdown: How rising Covid cases, slow vaccine roll-out and Delta variant sparked new restrictions – Australia ‘panicking’ as harsh Covid lockdown measures reimposed in major cities after Delta variant outbreak. The country’s slow vaccine drive is fuelling …

Australia’s Economy and the Global Commodity Bounce – By Scott Bauer, For CME Group. AT A GLANCE · Australia’s economy is rapidly rebounding as export prices surge on demand for the country’s key mineral and …

Playboy Acquires Australian Brand To Expand D2C Capabilities – The parent company of Playboy will acquire Australian lingerie brand Honey Birdette, a move that expands Playboy’s direct-to-consumer (D2C) reach as …

Airbnb rinses thousands from Aussie families with new refund policy loophole – Dozens of devastated Australians say they have been left out-of-pocket by the … the Northern Territory and Western Australia in lockdown after recording a …

Insurance Comparative Guide – Insurance – Australia – Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA): APRA is an independent statutory body that oversees: authorised deposit-taking institutions (eg, banks, …

Queensland covid: Delta bombshell puts state in race against time – Picture: NCA NewsWire / John GassSource:News Corp Australia. The wide geographical spread of the exposure sites poses an additional challenge as the …

Mandatory vaccination of aged care workers divides sector – 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.

Australia men’s football team announced for Tokyo Olympics 2021 – The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) on Tuesday revealed its men’s football team for the Tokyo Olympic Games, with the “Olyroos” returning to the Olympic …

Ben Simmons skipping Olympics; Sixers’ Matisse Thybulle to join team – “It is a pretty rough time for him right now,” Australia’s head coach Brian Goorjian said in a statement, adding that going to the Olympics “is something that he …

Almost half of Aussie population under lockdown , as Delta COVID-19 spreads – Almost half of Australia’s population has been placed under lockdown as authorities face Covid-19 clusters in multiple cities across the country for the …

Olympics 2021: Ashleigh, Samantha to make formidable Australia tennis team – Olympics 2021: Ashleigh, Samantha to make formidable Australia tennis team … 15 men’s player Alex de Minaur will be part of the Australian contingent, which …

COVID-19 Lockdowns Impact Australian Trade – COVID-19 Lockdowns Impact Australian Trade … Kathmandu Holdings Ltd. (NZX/ASX: KMD) (Group) provided the following trading update today following the …

2022 Kia Sportage: New information surfaces, Australian division “keen” on a hybrid option – The plug-in hybrid has been all but ruled out for Australia, however a spokesperson for the brand told CarAdvice: “Kia Australia is certainly keen on the [regular] …

Human Rights Watch reveals harassment, surveillance of Chinese students studying in Australia – “One of the great benefits of an Australian university education should be that we … Universities Australia chief executive Catriona Jackson was wary of what that …

Australia: Beijing Threatening Academic Freedom(Sydney) – Australian universities have failed to protect the academic freedom of students from China and of academics who criticize the Chinese Communist …

NAB and Commonwealth Bank sign decade agreement for banking services at Australia Post – Two of Australia’s major banks have agreed to extend banking services within post offices for the next decade. Commonwealth Bank and National Australia …

New Mystery Id Software Game Rated in Australia – The Australian Classification Board has issued a rating for a new, mystery id Software game known only as Project 2021B. While it is unclear what the game is, …

Australia shouldn’t be poster boy for climate change perils – If Australians ceased driving our cars and using fossil fuels tomorrow, the threat of climate change to the reef and the impact of warming oceans would remain. We …

China’s long arm squeezes Australia academic freedom: rights group – “Australian university administrators are failing in their duty of care to uphold the rights of students from China,” Sophie McNeill, the watchdog’s Australia …

‘Dangerous political messaging’ on returning Australians will ‘backfire’ – “I think it’s going to backfire against them, because everybody knows an Australian who is stuck overseas who is faced with the choice of paying $25,000 flights …

Barty, de Minaur, Kyrgios Lead Australian Olympic Team – Ashleigh Barty will lead Australia’s largest Olympic tennis squad at next month’s Tokyo Games. The 25-year-old Barty will go for gold in her Olympic debut …

SOURCE SPORTS: Ben Simmons Withdraws from Australia Olympics Squad – After a disaster of the NBA Playoffs, Ben Simmons will not play for the Australian National Team in the Olympics, instead opting to take the summer to hone his …

Zhik Official Supplier to the Australian Olympic Team – AOC CEO Matt Carroll welcomed Zhik’s commitment to support Australian Olympic athletes. “We welcome Zhik to our prestigious line up of Team Partners and …

Brisbane joins Sydney, Perth in Australian lockdowns as new COVID cases reported – Despite Australia’s success in limiting the COVID-19 impact, with less than 31,000 cases and 910 total deaths, a slow vaccination campaign and vaccine hesitancy …

Paul Murray slams lockdowns across Australia – Paul Murray slams lockdowns across Australia. 29/06/2021|7min. Sky News host Paul Murray has slammed the lockdowns currently in place across the nation …

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