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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – July 5, 2021


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Overnight news headlines you may have missed

Australia-NZ travel bubble: Victoria, SA, ACT, Tasmania – From 11.59pm on Sunday night, people from Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT will be allowed to travel to New Zealand without spending 14 days …

Australian Ben O’Connor wins stage nine of the Tour de France, moves to second behind yellow jersey Tadej Pogačar – West Australian cyclist Ben O’Connor has taken the biggest win of his professional career, winning stage nine in a mountain-top finish at the Tour de France.

Australia news LIVE: Sydney COVID-19 cases and exposure sites grow; Brisbane out of lockdown – Australia news LIVE: Sydney COVID-19 cases and exposure sites grow; Brisbane out of lockdown. We have made our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic …

Is Australia’s involvement in South China Sea conflict worth it? – Australia may have an answer to Chairman Xi’s “Great Steel Wall”. It’s a “Scrap Iron Flotilla”. That’s the insult hurled by Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels …

Live breaking news: Sydney lockdown, cases, exposure sites – Deloitte Access Economics partner Chris Richardson told The Australian that … It comes after Mr Morrison revealed his four-phase plan to lead Australia out of …

Kerevi makes Australia’s sevens squad, Green left out – The men’s team features two indigenous Australians in Maurice Longbottom and Dylan Pietsch, who will both be making their Olympic debuts in Japan. by …

Rare New Zealand black-fronted tern seen in Australia for first time – The NSW Woodland Bird Program manager at Birdlife Australia, Mick Roderick, said it was an incredible discovery because the tern was endemic to New …

Vast Majority of Australians Prefer Funds for War Memorial Expansion to be Spent Elsewhere – New research from the Australia Institute finds that one in two Australians would prefer the funds budgeted for the expansion of the Australian War Memorial to …

Australia Post launches new parcels marking traditional place names – A sample Australia Post bag showing where the Aboriginal place name will go on the label. Australians will be prompted to include traditional place names when …

BPAY ready to modernise Australia’s payments landscape – Podcast: Makes headway on cloud migration and digital plans. BPAY Group is making headway with its goal to bring innovation to Australia’s payment system …

Covid-19: ‘Don’t bank’ on repatriation flights from Australia during bubble pause, Jacinda Ardern says – Cabinet would consider whether New Zealanders stranded in affected Australian states could travel home on special quarantine-free flights. Cabinet is …

Trans-Tasman travel bubble to resume from today for some Australian states – Australia’s travel bubble with New Zealand will resume from today but only with certain states and territories. Residents from South Australia, ACT, Tasmania and …

Hundreds of GPs start rolling out Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for Australians aged 40-59 – Some 500 GPs across Australia will start rolling out the Pfizer jab to people aged between 40 and 59 this week. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd says …

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.

Australia has a new four-phase plan for a return to normality – Author. Adrian Esterman. Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of South Australia. However, he went some …

Australia to host Afghanistan at Blundstone Arena in Hobart – TICKETS for the historic first Test between Australia and Afghanistan go on sale today – and it won’t take long for some to snaffle their seats. The Australian …

Scott Morrison exit plan: Australia’s path out doesn’t account for economic growth – And maybe if the plans works, immigration can go back to contributing half of Australia’s economic growth, and small hospitality businesses won’t get repeatedly …

Shock data reveals when Aussies won’t wear masks as AMA calls for a national mandatory mask policy – Exclusive: More than half of Australians have become complacent with mask … government’s new four-step strategy to allow Australia to open up its borders.

Vaccine passports: How Australia will compare to rest of world – Digital health certificates are set to become the key to travel freedoms for fully vaccinated Australians. Here’s what the state of play is in other countries.

Australia Post celebrates NAIDOC Week with traditional place names on new satchels – Australia Post’s National Indigenous Manager and Noongar man Chris Heelan said the move to provide room for Traditional Place names on satchels comes …

Wallabies vs France first Test 2021: Australian rugby team news – Wallabies vs France first Test 2021: Australian rugby team news, Jake Gordon to start, Tate McDermott, James O’Connor. Wallabies halfback Jake Gordon will …

Wallabies vs France first Test 2021: Australian rugby team news – Instead, Rennie has not wasted a second in starting Gordon, who was Australia’s best performing halfback throughout Super Rugby. Tate McDermott is expected …

There’s a better way to keep Australia safe than the illogical cut in overseas arrivals – First, in the pre-vaccine world to the end of 2020, the three most prominent zero-COVID countries – Australia, New Zealand and China – had the best health and …

Greg Hunt has failed to vaccinate the nation and must go – Three-quarters of Australia’s 910 coronavirus deaths have been in aged care. With no specific plan to protect residents, one-third of confirmed infections in aged …

Berrettini stresses over Aussie Ajla – Federer will face No.23 seed Lorenzo Sonego. The man who benefited from an injury to Australia’s Nick Kyrgios – Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime – will take on …

How long should you wait to get the second AstraZeneca jab? – More than 7 million Australians have received their first COVID-19 vaccine, but it’s … In Australia, where more than 4 million people have received at least one …

Are you dirtier than the typical Australian? Take our quiz to find out – Australia Talks National Survey 2021 asked important questions about the … How often do you think the average Australian changes their bathroom towels?

Why the queue to get home to Australia isn’t moving – Stranded Australians the Herald spoke to say the reduced cap, announced on Friday to minimise Delta variant COVID-19 cases overwhelming hotel quarantine, …

China’s new front in the trade war with Australia — Africa – In late December, Sundance Resources and two other Australian mining companies, Equatorial Resources and the privately owned Core Mining Congo, suddenly …

How China’s patriotic education became one of the ‘longest successful propaganda campaigns’ – But many international students told the ABC that China wasn’t alone in this, highlighting that Australia has a form of patriotic education when it comes to ANZAC …

Australia should play three spinners against West Indies – Australia’s been given a blueprint to strangling the West Indies’ explosive batting unit ahead of this week’s T20I series, with South Africa’s spinners bowling them …

Trans-Tasman travel: Prepare to be stuck ‘for weeks’ if you travel under re-opened bubble, expert says – Quarantine-free travel to South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory has resumed, but one epidemiologist warns anyone planning a …

WI vs AUS Series Schedule, squads, Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venues – All you need to know – West Indies vs Australia Series: WI vs AUS Series Full Schedule, Full squads, Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venues – All you need to know- After a long gap of …

COVID-19: Trans-Tasman bubble reopens with some Australian states as lockdowns ease – Watch: Australian broadcaster Jason Morrison with the latest on COVID-19 across the Tasman. Credits: Video – The AM Show; Image – Getty Images. Australia’s …

Coronavirus Perth: Scott Morrison delays visit to Perth amid COVID outbreaks around the country – he was keen to speak with West Australians and spruik the Federal Budget. … stage in the Government’s economic plan to get Australia through COVID-19,” …

Tour De France: “Mind-Blowing” Alpine Triumph Hauls Australia’s Ben O’Connor Into Tour De France Frame – Australian climber Ben O’Connor soared to a high-altitude stage win on the Tour de France on a cold, rainy Sunday that culminated in an energy-sapping 21km …

AUSSIE COACH-TOURISM ROUTE INTEREST SPIKES GLOBALLY: REPORT – DESPITE the impact of pandemic-induced lockdowns across Australia since early 2020, global interest in Australian domestic coach tourism routes has …

Lucas Herbert makes all to win Irish Open – Australia’s Lucas Herbert secured his second European Tour title with a wire-to-wire victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Herbert took a one-shot lead into …

SA committee reviews COVID-19 restrictions – South Australia’s transition committee is set to decide on any changes to its COVID-19 …

Lockdowns taking their toll on spending – The Australian Bureau of Statistics will release its final retail trade figures for … Retail spending was expected to be a key plank of Australia’s recovery, aided by …

Trans-Tasman travel bubble partially reopens – Australians from three states and the ACT are able to travel to New Zealand … – As of this morning, those in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and ACT can …

Feral deer in the headlines: Australia’s ‘slow-moving plague’ is finally being noticed – Feral deer in the headlines: Australia’s ‘slow-moving plague’ is finally being noticed. Experts say now’s the time to get on top of the destructive impact of the …

Gang of Youths, Natalie Imbruglia, the Goon Sax and more: Australia’s best new music for July – Gang of Youths, Natalie Imbruglia, the Goon Sax and more: Australia’s best new music for July. Australia’s best new music for July 2021 featuring Jack Ladder, …

US urges Australia to adopt ‘more ambitious climate goals’ as pressure mounts on Morrison to act – The Australian government is facing growing international pressure to formally commit to net zero emissions by 2050 and to ratchet up its 2030 target in the lead- …

Britney Spears battles to take back control of her life and fortune – More from this series · The week the Covid consensus snapped in Australia – with Lenore Taylor · The science behind the Covid Delta variant that’s shutting down …

Australia’s Herbert completes wire-to-wire win at Irish Open – Australia’s Herbert completes wire-to-wire win at Irish Open. Starting the last round with a one-shot advantage, Herbert briefly lost the outright lead when he was …

Thybulle Prepares for Olympics, But Not for U.S. Team – But not how you might think — the NBA player will play for Australia. … Learning about all of this, Australian national team officials extended an offer to Thybulle …

The Australia-China relationship may indicate what is to come for New Zealand – During my time at the Asia New Zealand Foundation, I’ve tried to visit Australia every year or so, because we often find that the conversations Australians have …

No panic yet from Warriors, NRL over homecoming as Australia battles Covid-19 outbreak – No panic yet from Warriors, NRL over homecoming as Australia battles Covid-19 outbreak. Marvin France05:00, Jul 05 2021. Video Player is loading. Play Video.

US Vice President Kamala Harris ‘is such a hoax’ – Sky News Australia · Home · Australiashow more. Coronavirus · Politics · Defence … The Australian · Daily Telegraph · Herald Sun · Courier Mail · Adelaide Now.

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