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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – July 1, 2021


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Casual workers again the forgotten faces of Australia’s latest COVID lockdowns – As almost half of Australia battles through a lockdown, hundreds of thousands of casual workers without leave entitlements are facing an uncertain and anxious …

Covid-19 Australia: Annastacia Palaszczuk is slammed for derailing the vaccine rollout by telling under-40s NOT to get the AstraZeneca jab – as she’s accused of fuelling anti-vax movement – Australia’s top doctors UNLEASH on ‘scaremongering’ Palaszczuk for derailing the vaccine rollout by telling under-40s NOT to get the AstraZeneca jab – as she’s …

COVID live updates: Australians in lockdown await press conferences for news of cases or easing restrictions – Millions of Australians are waiting for news on the potential spread of the Delta … the Northern Territory and Western Australia, with strict border restrictions in …

Australia Covid live update: Atagi co-chair says AstraZeneca should only be used by under-40s in ‘pressing’ circumstances – Finance Minister Simon Birmingham was just asked about this on ABC News Breakfast: Australians are embracing and working through the rollout. The ATAGI …

Australia news LIVE: COVID-19 cases continue to grow across nation; four states and territories in lockdown – ATAGI co-chair confirms preference is for young people to receive Pfizer jab. By Jenny Noyes. Australia’s vaccine advisory group has confirmed its advice that …

How does Australia’s vaccine procurement stack up from a global perspective? – The Federal Government has been accused of failing to sign enough deals for vaccines, but Airfinity’s Rasmus Bech Hansen says Australia stacks up “pretty …

DNA, citizen scientists used to track platypus through rivers, creeks in outback Queensland – For years, platypus spotters have drawn their long-lens cameras to capture the creature, only to be duped by the rakali (Hydromys chrysogaster), Australia’s …

Financial year winners and losers – The Australian · Daily Telegraph · Herald Sun · Courier Mail · Adelaide Now. Our Partnersshow more. Foxtel · Sky News Regional · Australia Channel · Program …

New Australian tax laws to come into force – Last month, Australia’s senate approved a set of tax benefit policies concerning laborers, families and business owners. The superannuation guarantee fund will …

No jab, no job: Businesses making vaccine mandatory – Is Australia’s vaccine roll out moving fast enough? Mr Drewsen advised that compulsory vaccination policies could not be legally enforced in most instances. “As …

Australia’s threatened species plan has failed on several counts – Australia is globally renowned for its abysmal conservation record – in roughly 230 years we’ve overseen the extinction of more mammal species than any other …

AIS Health Check launched to monitor the wellbeing of Australian athletes, coaches and officials – Australia’s high-performance sports have been told cultural wellbeing is no-longer negotiable. Key points: Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games …

Australia vs France 2021: ‘We could be No.1 in the world: Wallaby’s bold claim – Wallabies back-rower Rob Valetini has made the bold claim that Australia can be the … Valetini says the confidence stems from Australia’s 24-22 win over New …

Australia’s Kyriacou the first round leader in Arnhem – Australia’s Stephanie Kyriacou carded a six-under-par 66 to claim the lead after the first round of the Big Green Egg Open. Kyriacou recorded eight birdies and …

Covid in Australia: Nearly half of the population goes into lockdown amid slow vaccine rollout – Fewer than 1,000 people have died in Australia since the pandemic began, but the new variant poses a threat because the country’s vaccine rollout has been very …

Federal government data shows one in five COVID-19 jabs not being used – As the debate around Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout escalated yesterday, fresh federal government data revealed one in five jabs were not being used.

Two reports sound an alarm about the challenges Australia will face if governments keep wasting borrowed money – One underscored the challenge Australia will face post-pandemic if governments keep wasting borrowed money. The other detailed more evidence of the current …

‘Very useless’: COVIDSafe has not been updated for the more infectious Delta variant – The variant, which has been in Australia since May and is now the dominant strain … until enough Australians can get vaccinated, which may be months away.

Thousands enter Australia for ‘holidays and business’ as wait drags for stranded locals – More than 10,000 travellers entered Australia to visit friends, go on holiday or for business trips in April, putting pressure on the country’s hotel quarantine system …

Australia’s coronavirus situation escalated quickly in the space of a week – “Tens of thousands [of Australians], the best part of 100,000, have left Australia over the course of the last 18 months,” he said.

Why Scott Morrison brought in the army to ‘wargame’ the pandemic response – The appointment of a senior army officer to the head of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination program was straight out of the Operation Sovereign Borders playbook.

New Renault 5 could become Australia’s cheapest electric car, slashing prices by a third – Renault’s new mass-market CMF-BEV platform promises to slash new electric vehicle prices by a third – meaning Australia’s first $33,000 European electric car …

Financial Rights welcomes Australian government’s reinsurance pool – Financial Rights’ submission to the Australian Treasury’s consultation on a reinsurance pool for cyclones and related flood damage emphasised that additional …

Deloitte Australia dumps 9-5 grind, lets staff choose their own work hours – The Australian branch of financial services company Deloitte has introduced a radical policy that involves dumping the 9-5 work week for good. Under a new …

Chinese surveillance found at Australian universities, reports HRW – HRW reported that it had interviewed nearly 50 students and academics in Australia and found an “atmosphere of fear” that had worsened in recent years.

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

Additional Treatment Option TREMFYA – Now Available on PBS for Australians with Active Psoriatic Arthritis – SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 1 JULY 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical … TREMFYA was included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) for use …

Alice Springs into second day of lockdown – “We’re working closely with the (Central Australian Aboriginal Congress) and the … Hundreds of fly-in, fly-out mine workers travelled to NSW, Western Australia, …

Wildlife. In Australia, a rodent resurrection is “extinct for 150 years” – This breed, the Golds Mouse (Pseudomonas aeruginosa), Was once part of much of Australia, but its population declined in the 1840s, “Shortly after the arrival of …

FIH Rankings: Australia men’s team move into first place, India men’s, women’s sides remain in 4th, 10th – Australia moved to the top of the men’s world rankings with 2513.67 points after a string of victories over New Zealand, both in the FIH Hockey Pro League and …

How streaming has shaken up sports broadcasting in Australia – Four recent sporting competitions in Australia have moved to streaming services, these being the EPL to Optus, Super Rugby and the European Football …

New SA virus cases but no lockdown – South Australia has joined other states and territories in reporting new coronavirus infections but has avoided a lockdown with officials hopeful the outbreak is …

Confused about whether you can get an AstraZeneca vaccine Australia? Here’s what you need to know – Many Australians have been left confused about whether they can get a Covid-19 vaccine … vaccine took many of us by surprise,” Price told Guardian Australia.

Calls to stop NSW police trial of national facial recognition system over lack of legal safeguards – The Australian Human Rights Commission has called for an immediate stop to the NSW police trial, which Guardian Australia understands has yet to deliver a …

‘Hit and miss’: less than one in five Australians in disability care vaccinated against Covid-19 – Just 5,000 Australians in disability care, less than one in five people, have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 more than four months into the rollout, new …

Australian universities may allow pseudonyms to protect students including those critical of China – Australian universities may allow pseudonyms to protect students including those critical of China. University leaders considering major changes as research …

The science behind the Covid Delta variant that’s shutting down Australia – A strain of Covid-19, called the Delta variant, has spread across Australia, … variant, and the challenges this strain could pose in containing Australia’s outbreak.

The Australians Are Here – St. Lucia News From The Voice – Australia squad: Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Wes Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Dan Christian, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Ben …

Army Chief Gen Naravane speaks to counterparts from Australia, Bangladesh – During an online summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison in June last year, India and Australia elevated their …

Chinese Students in Australia Call Out Intimidation from Officials at Home – Human Rights Watch says Chinese students enrolled in Australian universities have been so intimidated by authorities back home they are self-censoring their …

West Australian workers urged to steer clear of food delivery – There has been a meteoric rise in the number of West Australians ordering food via meal delivery apps over the last few years. The proportion of West …

All 24 unvaccinated people at birthday party in Australia contract COVID – All 24 unvaccinated people at birthday party in Australia contract COVID. Coronavirus. by: Nexstar Media Wire. Posted: Jun 30, 2021 / 11:00 AM CDT / …

Lockdown measures extended in Australia amid Covid-19 outbreak – SYDNEY (Reuters) — Australian officials extended lockdown and social distancing measures to more of the country on Wednesday, with four major cities …

Australian Workplace Update June 2021 – AUSTRALIAN LABOUR, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY ALERT. As we reach 1 July 2021, there is a lot happening in the area of employment-related …

World media, CNN, Bloomberg, BBC, reacts to Australia’s vaccine rollout – Australia’s botched covid vaccine rollout is being used as an example of what not to do in terms of responding to the global pandemic. Media outlets from the US …

BCG promotes three to managing director in Australia – BCG promotes three to managing director in Australia … promotion of three new managing directors and partners across Australia: Matthias Egler, Timo Schmid, …

Milk prices now in a ‘super cycle’, says ADPF head – The Australian Dairy Products Federation has found southern region opening … Dairy Australia senior analyst John Droppert said the previous Situation and …

Australia’s Hostplus, Statewide Super to Explore Potential Merger – Australian superannuation funds Hostplus and Statewide Super are exploring a possible merger between the two firms that could result in a single allocator …

Can you get a visa to travel to Australia? – Australia is currently on the UK government’s ‘green’ travel list, but does that mean you can travel there? Few countries have managed the coronavirus outbreak as …

Big W, Coles and Bunnings declared Sydney coronavirus exposure sites – here’s if YOU need to get tested and isolate – Covid-19 Australia: Big W, Coles and Bunnings declared as Sydney coronavirus exposure sites.

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