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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – July 2, 2021


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Rory McIlroy ‘stuck in neutral’ as Australian Lucas Herbert sets Irish Open pace with 64 – Australia’s Lucas Herbert carded a superb first round of 64 in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy laboured to an opening …

Stepto Headed to Tokyo Olympics with Australia – Oregon State signee Tarni Stepto has been named to the Australian National Team for this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, the squad announced …

Australia signs on for $3b gain in global tax floor – Washington | Australia could gain up to $3 billion in extra tax revenue per year under a new global tax floor initiative it has signed up to that will partially exempt …

Golf-Australian Herbert enjoys birdie-fest to lead Irish Open – Australian Lucas Herbert took a one-shot lead in the first round of the Irish Open after carding an eight-under-par 64 at the Mount Juliet Estate in Thomastown on …

Australians under 40 explain why they have no hesitations getting the AstraZeneca vaccine – Australian ex-pats in the UK say the government messaging made them confident to get AstraZeneca. Leonard Patchett is a 39-year-old from Sydney who rushed …

National cabinet considering whether to cut international arrival numbers – But 34,000 Australians are still stranded overseas and want to return home. With many parts of Australia under lockdown and other COVID-19 restrictions, some …

Chinese investors cooling on Australian properties, but … – Australian Foreign Investment Review Board data shows that amid political tensions with China and COVID lockdowns, investment in Australian real estate from …

Rapid COVID-19 tests should be rolled out in high risk settings … – UK authorities are trialling rapid testing as an alternative to self-isolation. PCR tests are the backbone of Australia’s coronavirus testing regime, and remain the …

Blame the political games for conflict and confusion over overseas buyers are tipped to return – Stuck in The Lodge, still in quarantine, it must have seemed a smart move. Scott Morrison …

JobKeeper spares Australian Medical Association pile of cash – It’s a misconception to believe that when the Australian Medical Association speaks, it does so primarily in the interests of patients. In its 2019 annual report, …

Timber supply can’t keep up with demand as housing boom comes after Black Summer bushfires – The coronavirus pandemic has fuelled a desire in many Australians to search … of the Frame and Truss Manufacturers Association of Australia Kersten Gentle …

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‘Gamechanger’: HIV transmission dropped 90% for men taking PrEP, Australian study finds – HIV transmission dropped 90% for men taking PrEP, Australian study finds … it will take $53m a year of investment to eliminate HIV across Australia by 2025.

‘Dire situation’: fresh call for Australia to save women and children in Syrian camp – The Australian government is facing fresh calls to repatriate women and children from camps in north-east Syria, with top Red Cross officials warning time is …

GPs fume at being left to shoulder AstraZeneca vaccine confusion after PM’s ‘unhelpful’ comments – Lieutenant general John Frewen, who heads up Australia’s vaccine rollout, said on … The president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners …

The week the Covid consensus snapped in Australia – with Lenore Taylor – Editor-in-chief Lenore Taylor and head of news Mike Ticher discuss rising frustration among the nation’s leaders and what it means for Australia’s pandemic …

Freelance Voices: MASH Shares The Stories Of Australian Freelancers – For Australia, which boasted over four million full- and part-time freelancers in 2015, and continued to grow rapidly since then, it’s my pleasure to introduce Mash, a …

Essity Finalizes Acquisition Of Australian Hygiene Company Asaleo Care – “It is with great pleasure we today welcome our new colleagues in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands to Essity. Together we will continue to improve …

Australia’s Fox targeting gold in women’s kayak slalom – Spain’s Maialen Chourrauta returns to defend her women’s kayak gold, competing in her fourth Olympics … Australia’s Jessica Fox is a favorite in the women’s …

Capital Group taps T. Rowe veteran to lead Australian sales, client service – Murray Brewer joined Capital Group in Sydney as a managing director and head of the firm’s Australia client group on Thursday, a spokeswoman confirmed.

Australia’s Ash Barty advances to Wimbledon third round – Australia’s Ash Barty progressed to the third round of Wimbledon on Thursday after beating Anna Blinkova 6-4, 6-3 in the first match of the day on Centre Court.

With so few virus deaths, Australians debate vaccine risks – CANBERRA, Australia — Australia has weathered the pandemic far better than many nations — recording just a single coronavirus death since last October …

Scientists defend UNESCO in row with Australia over Great Barrier Reef – Five climate and marine experts wrote to UNESCO on Thursday to thank it for threatening to put Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on its list of endangered World …

The VERY Australian reaction of one $60million Powerball winner – The VERY Australian reaction of one Powerball winner who became an overnight millionaire sharing $60million with a lottery syndicate. By Olivia Day For Daily …

Younger Australians should consider AstraZeneca vaccine only in pressing circumstances: Experts – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has stated that people under 40 could consult their doctor “if they wish to go and speak to their doctor and have access to …

Lexus Australia customers can now access free loan cars when holidaying in New Zealand – Owners of Lexus cars in Australian can now access a free loan car when holidaying in New Zealand. An expansion to the Lexus Encore Platinum ownership …

With so few coronavirus deaths, Australians debate vaccine risks – Australia has weathered the pandemic far better than many nations recording just a single coronavirus death since last October but its success means many …

Australians are embracing ‘mindful drinking’—and the alcohol industry is also getting sober curious – In 2020, Australia’s first non-alcoholic bar opened in Brunswick. Sydney quickly followed suit. Major liquor retailers are dedicating more and more shelf space for …

Sunken continent bigger than Australia discovered beneath Iceland- named ‘Icelandia’ – Sunken continent bigger than Australia discovered beneath Iceland- named ‘Icelandia’. SCIENTISTS have discovered a hidden continent under Iceland which …

Mazda Australia says it will take all the electric vehicles it can get – When asked about the prospect of those vehicles launching in Australia, Mazda managing director Vinesh Bhindi told CarAdvice: “If you look at our current …

Foundation Byerley Turk Sire Line Drying Up In Australia And Beyond – He was Australia’s leading sire of 1978, and his runners included Rubiton, winner of the Group 1 Cox Plate in 1987. Though Century was an abundant sire of …

Daniel Andrews sets target for end of lockdowns – Sky News Australia. Home · Australiashow more. Coronavirus · Politics · Defence … The Australian · Daily Telegraph · Herald Sun · Courier Mail · Adelaide Now.

Infrastructure projects in Australia require procurement rethink – A rethink is required of the way in procurements are run for major infrastructure projects in Australia. Current procurement processes are not delivering the best …

Brazil Beef Exports to US Rise Amid China-Australia Trade Spat – By Nayara Figueiredo. SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Strained trade relations between China and Australia have prompted Chinese importers to buy more U.S. beef, …

MasterChef Australia’s Indian-origin contestant Depinder Chhibber gets eliminated – Depinder Chhibber impressed MasterChef Australia judges with her cooking skills. MasterChef Australia Season 13 bid adieu to Depinder Chhibber this week.

Sustainable Fashion Is #NotJustTrending For Charlee Fraser, The Indigenous Australian Model – After eight years in the fashion industry, the Australian fashion model is … Utilizing fashion week events that take place in her nation of Australia, as well as …

Cruise operator Carnival’s units cancel Australian voyages through mid-December – Australia banned the entry of cruise ships in March 2020 when they were the source of most of the country’s early Covid-19 cases. The curbs were extended last …

Australia Appoint Michael Di Venuto, Jeff Vaughan As Assistant Coaches – Cricket Australia has appointed Michael Di Venuto and Jeff Vaughan as assistant coaches for the men’s national team. This decision comes after a year of …

‘Infinite’ To Debut On Paramount+ In Australia, Canada, Latin America and the Nordics on August 11 – It will hit Australia on August 11. By the end of 2021, ViacomCBS will launch Paramount+ in 25 markets, increasing to 45 by the end of 2022.

Aaron Finch Speaks Out On Australia Players’ Differences With Coach Justin Langer – Australia’s limited-overs captain Aaron Finch has confirmed that there are no issues between the players and head coach Justin Langer after many reports …

US electoral system ‘isn’t doing very well’ – Sky News Australia. Home · Australiashow more. Coronavirus · Politics · Defence … The Australian · Daily Telegraph · Herald Sun · Courier Mail · Adelaide Now.

University of Western Australia: Undersea features provide Best Protection Targets For Oceanic Sharks – University of Western Australia: Undersea features provide best protection targets for oceanic sharks. By iednewsdesk On Jul 1, 2021. Share.

Martial law is ‘masquerading as medical law’: Alan Jones – The Australian · Daily Telegraph · Herald Sun · Courier Mail · Adelaide Now. Our Partnersshow more. Foxtel · Sky News Regional · Australia Channel · Program …

Covid Australia: QLD Premier’s blunt warning about the Delta strain – The Premier of Queensland has warned that Australia simply cannot contain the new Delta variant of Covid-19 with its current systems. In a fiery Q&A discussion …

Australia’s Asset-Intensive Industries Save Millions Managing The External Workforce – External workers are foundational to Australia’s asset-intensive industries, making data transparency across this workforce an operational excellence imperative.

Covid vaccine stuff-up draws apology from Premier – A total of 7.9 per cent of the Australian population aged over 16 have been fully … A health expert has slammed Australia’s dire vaccine rollout numbers as many …

Olyroos captain Deng backs Australia to “shock the world” at The Olympics – The 24-year-old defender, who captained the side to a third place finish at last year’s AFC Under 23 Asian Cup to secure Australia’s ticket to Japan, pointed to …

LIVE BLOG: Australia’s boldest voices debate the biggest issues – Tonight our prime time talent will unpack the important stories gripping Australia and the world including the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party, the fierce …

Australians need to make ‘informed decision’ on which vaccine to take – Dr Karen Price from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners says each Australian must make an “informed decision” when considering which …

Australian Powerball $60million jackpot balls numbers revealed – One lucky Australian has won an eye-watering $60million in Thursday night’s Powerball draw. Advertisement. Only one ticket had the winning numbers, which …

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