//
you're reading...
Australian Current Affairs

Australia: Overnight News Headlines – July 4, 2021


Australian News
Australian News

Overnight news headlines you may have missed

Contact tracing in the spotlight as experts warn of major animal disease risk – Questions are being raised about Australia’s ability to trace livestock as the country’s chief vet warns the risk of a major animal disease outbreak is increasing.

The UK’s preparing to administer COVID vaccine booster shots, and Australia is set to follow suit – That puts it well ahead of Australia’s vaccination rollout, which has seen 8.7 per cent of Australians over 16 fully vaccinated and 30.4 per cent receive at least one …

How to buy a home on single income in Australia – In 2018 the average age for single first home loan applications for both women and men were 35, showing that many Australians are now entering the market …

Australia COVID: Sydney COVID cases expected to decline, Victoria records no new locally acquired cases – Airlines have been warned against profiteering from desperate, stranded Australians trying to get home before passenger arrival caps are halved in 11 days time …

NSW on edge as Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory end lockdowns – As Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory emerge from snap lockdowns, all eyes are on efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in NSW.

Nick Kyrgios retires from third-round Wimbledon match with an abdominal injury – The Australian received treatment for an abdominal injury before retiring at 6-2, … in two minds about playing for Australia in the Tokyo Olympics later this month.

Alleged Asian drug kingpin can be sent to Australia, says Dutch court – A Dutch court has approved an Australian request to hand over the alleged leader of an Asian drug syndicate who has been compared to Mexican drug lord …

Teach for Australia: Student teacher program receives $1.3m cash boost – The students will undertake the program while completing their Master of Teaching (Professional Practice) with Australian Catholic University. Teach for Australia …

Australian Dollar Correction Brewing: Q3 Top Trading Opportunities – Australian Dollar Correction Brewing: Q3 Top Trading Opportunities … the V-shape recovery from 2020 as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) appears to be on …

Average Australian wage set to fall over the next four years – The average single-mum family across Australia will be $9114 worse off according … The Commonwealth Bank’s head of Australian economics Gareth Aird said …

South Australia’s most streamed songs on Spotify – South Australian music fans are turning to a diet of ballads, classic rock and local hip hop for pandemic comfort listening. Streaming service Spotify polling of …

Australian officials report biggest daily COVID-19 caseload for 2021 – MELBOURNE (CNA) – Australia’s New South Wales state recorded its biggest daily rise in COVID-19 infections this year, even as residents in several major …

Quad bike deaths: Australian lives at risk despite law change – Quad bike deaths: Law change alone not enough to save Australian lives. Andrew Koubaridis, News Corp Australia Network. July 4, 2021 6:00am.

Closed border policy: Critical skills workers allowed into Australia – Australian passport holders and permanent residents do not require permission to enter. The story for people asking to leave Australia was broadly similar, with …

Sydney’s most popular songs on Spotify – Other highly streamed songs across Australia are Tones And I’s monster hit Dance Monkey, which spent 98 weeks in the ARIA Top 50 and Dua Lipa’s Don’t Stop …

Cavs guard Matthew Dellavedova to represent Australia for third time at Olympics – He’s the third-longest tenured member of Team Australia, behind Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs and Joe Ingles of the Utah Jazz. RELATED: Cavaliers …

Australia needs COVID rollout and reopening targets, experts say – Health experts have called on the federal government to provide the public with more detailed targets and timelines for vaccinating and reopening Australia.

2021 Intergenerational Report: How Australia should prepare – The Stats Guy: The 2021 Intergenerational Report’s unstated prescription for Australia’s futureg for the future. How will Australia support its ageing population?

Government reveals plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme to support Australia’s vaccination rollout – Government reveals plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme to support Australia’s vaccination rollout · This video is either unavailable or not supported in this …

‘We thought we were Australian’: Melbourne tower lockdown lives on in legacy of trauma – ‘We thought we were Australian’: Melbourne tower lockdown lives on in legacy of trauma. Awatif Taha, originally from Sudan, has lived on the Flemington estate for …

LGBTQI+ allies: the Australian teachers standing up to homophobic slurs and bullying – LGBTQI+ allies: the Australian teachers standing up to homophobic slurs and bullying. ‘We expected to get maybe 10 staff to …

‘Excited delirium’: how a disputed US term found its way to Australian deaths-in-custody inquests – Over the course of two days in early June, the South Australian forensic … The earliest mention of excited delirium in Australia dates from 2007, but the term …

‘I love you!’: Australian epidemiologists grapple with newfound – Bennett, the inaugural chair in epidemiology at Deakin University, is one of a number of Australian experts who have been thrust into the spotlight by the Covid-19 …

Delta variant: what do we know about the coronavirus strain in Australian children? – Should Australian children be vaccinated against Covid-19? In Australia, the Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved the Pfizer vaccine for use in 16-year- …

Lindsay Gaze remembers the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games, including Dawn Fraser’s gold medal – Gaze is recognised in the US Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as “the father of basketball in Australia”. He was a member of the first Australian …

As Australia contemplates its pandemic exit strategy, Singapore’s roadmap to living with COVID-19 could offer insights – But with some nations racing ahead with their vaccination schemes, Australia isn’t alone in considering a roadmap out of the pandemic. Singapore, which like …

‘Everyone’s bailing’: Australian teachers speak on stress and uncertainty of increasing casual contracts – Teachers tell Guardian Australia contract work and poor conditions are driving people away from classrooms. A teacher points at the board in a classroom.

Olympic performance will define Matthew Dellavedova – Joining them are Australia’s best from their pro league, Chris Goulding and Jock Landale, who was his team’s MVP for the 2021 season, as well as the NBL Grand …

COVID Australia: AstraZeneca or Pfizer? Young people are confused about what to take. – On Monday, the Prime Minister encouraged Australians under the age of 60 to … The very next day, the Australian Medical Association responded saying that it …

Former Artistic Director of State Opera South Australia is Jailed – Sexton, aged 60, was found guilty in South Australia’s District Court of his crimes against the students while working as a music teacher thirty years ago. He was …

Chinese international students today echo sentiments from more than 50 years ago – In 1965, interviews students express feelings of rejection and difficulty remaining in Australia long-term. Dr Fran Martin says Chinese students today arrive excited …

Mavericks’ Josh Green named to Australian 12-man Olympic roster – In addition to Green, the Australian team will also feature NBA players Aron Baynes, Matthew Dellevedova, Dante Exum, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills and Matisse …

Coronavirus Australia live news: Sydney lockdown deadline looms as Brisbane exits – Welcome to live coverage of Australia’s battle with the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite 35 new locally-acquired cases, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian remains …

Golf-Australia’s Herbert stays in front heading into final day of Irish Open – (Reuters) – Australia’s Lucas Herbert fired a two-under-par 70 on Saturday to take a one shot lead over American Johannes Veerman heading into the final …

Sober curious: Why an increasing number of Australians are hopping on the bandwagon – Hordes of Australians are hopping on the (sober) bandwagon. … striking a chord, with non-alcoholic wine being the fastest growing drinks category in Australia.

Australia COVID: GP’s receptionists in firing line, face anger, threats and ignorance – Western Australia’s voluntary assisted dying laws now in effect … There is a box of spare masks at the front desk, but when people are asked to wear them they have …

Australia COVID: The couple forced to marry to be allowed to attend their own wedding – While the Australian Border Force hasn’t provided reasons for the refusals, they … “We realised this is the only option … for us to get to Australia to attend our …

Australia announces the final roster for Olympic Games – The Australian national team is set for the Olympic Games when it comes to roster selections and the Federation announced the 12-man squad that will …

Australian Bureau of Statistics to counter census hesitancy with 400 new hubs – The Australian Bureau of Statistics will for the first time open up to 400 information hubs across the country in a bid to curb census hesitancy amid rising …

Australia unlocked: the hard questions as Australia moves swiftly – When the decision to drop Australia’s zero COVID-19 strategy was made, it was swift and prefaced by very little political debate. Prime Minister Scott Morrison …

Wimbledon: ‘Shoeless’ Nick Kyrgios As Australia Men Brought To Heel At Wimbledon – Nick Kyrgios leaving his shoes in the locker room prior to his third round match on Saturday neatly summed up a desperate day at Wimbledon for the Australian …

Matthew Dellavedova headed to Tokyo Olympics with Team Australia – Matthew Dellavedova headed to Tokyo Olympics with Team Australia … The 12-man Australian roster also features former Cavs guard Dante Exum, San …

PFAS Australia: United Firefighters Union increases calls for national ban – Queensland and South Australia introduced a similar ban in 2017 while Tasmanian fire services still have not banned it. Knowing what we now know, the level of …

Wimbledon: ‘Shoeless’ Nick Kyrgios As Australia Men Brought To Heel at Wimbledon – Nick Kyrgios retired injured from his Wimbledon 3rd round match · Australia’s Nick Kyrgios suffered abdominal injury on Saturday · Kyrgios won the first set 6-2 but …

Cavs: Matthew Dellavedova will rep Australia for 3rd time in Olympics – Patty Mills and Joe Ingles, meanwhile, will represent Australia for the fourth time with their Men’s Team in Olympic play, and Aron Baynes will match Dellavedova …

Coronavirus: Data shows Perth hotel quarantine scheme tops $231 million – Coronavirus: Data shows Perth hotel quarantine scheme tops $231 million. Joe SpagnoloThe West Australian. Sat, 3 July 2021 11:00AM …

Australian avocado prices at record low but farmers fear bumper yields could leave them toast – This year Australians are set to enjoy a bumper crop — the biggest on record — thanks to perfect growing conditions and young trees coming into production.

Kate Emery: For many Australian women of colour, even everyday gestures carry the threat of racism – But someone thought that was a great way to say goodbye to a non-white colleague, according to the bleak results of a survey by Women of Colour Australia.

Summer Tour – France XV: Line against Australia – France’s XV, which missed a summer tour last year, hopes to shine in Australia this July 2021, despite health concerns that its first match will take place in …

Special investigation: Politics and mixed messages stand in the way of Australia’s path out of COVID – investigation. Special investigation: Politics and mixed messages stand in the way of Australia’s path out of COVID … Australia has been riding the crest of a wave …

About Craig Hill

Teacher and Writer. Writing has been cited in New York Times, BBC, Fox News, Aljazeera, Philippines Star, South China Morning Post, National Interest, news.com.au, Wikipedia and others.

Discussion

2 thoughts on “Australia: Overnight News Headlines – July 4, 2021

  1. Reblogged this on China News.

    Posted by China News | July 4, 2021, 10:26
  2. I hope I get to visit Australia one day. My father was there during the Second World War.

    Posted by Jack | July 6, 2021, 04:18

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

If you liked what you just read, click "Subscribe" to become a follower of the Craig Hill site. You will receive an email each time a new post is published.

Join 14,835 other followers

An archive of all my old posts

Follow me on Twitter

Most Recent Posts Post on My Blog About China: China News

Cadence Column: Asia, August 2, 2021

Cadence Column: Asia, August 2, 2021

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is trudging through China’s backyard. Chinese government news “Global Times” describes Britain as trying to relive its old days. China was never happy about getting its ass whipped twice in the Opium Wars, which China provoked with its economic philosophy that “sliver-in, tealeaves-out” was sustainable trade. China, now with […]

Attacks on foreign journalists in China cast shadow over Beijing’s upcoming Olympics

Attacks on foreign journalists in China cast shadow over Beijing’s upcoming Olympics

After promises during the 2008 Olympics, “[f]ew could have imagined the CCP stooping to the level of running campaigns against individual news reporters and outlets, resulting in harassment and death threats against foreign reporters,” writes William Nee. On July 20, in the central plains of Henan province, one of China’s most important regional cities, Zhengzhou, […]

Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama

Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama

A couple of years ago, during a meeting of Tibetan leaders in Dharamshala in India, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, was asked about his reincarnation. Addressing the room of monks, religious teachers and Tibetan politicians, the Dalai Lama asked them to look into his eyes. “Do you think it’s time now?” he asked. It […]

China orders one member of each Tibetan family to enlist in the military to fight against India

China orders one member of each Tibetan family to enlist in the military to fight against India

China has been hatching several conspiracies since its defeat on the eastern Ladakh border against India last year. Considering the fact that Tibetan youth can play a vital role in fighting India in the Himalayan mountains on the borders of eastern Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh, China has made it mandatory for one member of every […]

China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches South China Sea

China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches South China Sea

China has warned the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth not to carry out any “improper acts” as it enters the contested South China Sea. ‘The People’s Liberation Army Navy is at a high state of combat readiness’ says the pro-government Global Times, seen as a mouthpiece for the […]

China Has Reportedly Launched a Little Baby Version of the US X-37B Spaceplane

China Has Reportedly Launched a Little Baby Version of the US X-37B Spaceplane

A Chinese aerospace manufacturer hailed a successful test flight of a new spaceplane that will broaden China’s reusable spaceflight capabilities. The unnamed craft reportedly takes off like a rocket and lands like an airplane, much like the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B (pictured above), but can’t go all the way into orbit like the American spaceplane […]

China Discovers the Limits of Its Power

China Discovers the Limits of Its Power

Beijing’s confrontation with Australia should have been an unequal contest. That’s not how it worked out in practice. “Chewing gum stuck on the sole of China’s shoes.” That’s how Hu Xijin, the editor of the Chinese Communist Party–run Global Times, described Australia last year. The disparaging description is typical of the disdain that China’s diplomats […]

China looking at expropriating foreign-held tech shares

Those foreigners who hold shares in Chinese tech companies are being warned that all is not well. It is China expert Gordon Chang who explained at Gatestone Institute, where he is a distinguished senior fellow and a member of the advisory board, that the nation controlled by a repressive Communist regime is “on the road […]

Cadence Column: Asia, July 26, 2021

Cadence Column: Asia, July 26, 2021

While a typhoon largely evaded Taiwan over the weekend, tragedy struck the mainland. Shanghai faced flooding and death while India suffered a landslide in the Himalayas. In a shocking video, one boulder took out a bridge. Several people died. But, speaking of Taiwan’s tendency to fall out of manure smelling like roses, there’s nothing like […]

On This Day In Australia: In 1950, Australia announced they would send troops to the Korean War

On This Day In Australia: In 1950, Australia announced they would send troops to the Korean War

Originally posted on Craig Hill:
Third Royal Australian Regiment Only five years after the end of the Second World War, Australia became involved in the Korean War. Personnel from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), and the Australian Regular Army (ARA) were committed soon after the war began and would serve…

%d bloggers like this: