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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – July 8, 2021


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COVID-19 breaking news: Nervous wait for Sydney with COVID cases expected to spike; Queensland hospital staff in isolation after helping save the life of COVID patient; Calls for Federal Government to better help businesses in lockdown – South Australia could reopen its border to the Northern Territory and Western Australia from today. Ten Queensland hospital staff who saved the life of a patient …

Australia’s Pfizer doses are coming from Europe as US limits supply – Australia is relying on a boost in supplies from the European Union as soon as next week to meet rising demand for Pfizer vaccines while the United States …

Spectacular delivery of extra Chinooks, as ADF’s newest helicopters remain dogged by safety issues – Australia has purchased more Chinook helicopters at a cost of more than half a billion dollars; Chinooks have been used by the Australian Defence Force for 50 …

Australian parents urged to be on lookout for early signs of cataracts in babies – Australian parents urged to be on lookout for early signs of cataracts in babies … A woman holds a baby in her hands and smiles at him. Kelly’s son Colin, now one, …

‘Smearing China’ will backfire for its trade partners, Beijing warns – China-Australia relations: ‘smearing China’ will backfire for trade partners, Beijing warns. Even with Australia’s iron ore exports to China still strong amid broad …

Cate Campbell Selected As Co-Olympic Flag Bearer For … – Five-time Olympic medalist Cate Campbell has been named one of Australia’s two flag bearers for the Opening Ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympic Games, as the …

Australia win after last-gasp penalty – NOAH Lolesio nailed a last-gasp penalty as Australia clawed back a 15-point deficit … A polished Les Bleus looked headed for their first win on Australian soil in …

Australia’s top supplier of lab mice and rats to shut down … – The closure “would have major implications for Australia’s medical research effort,” says Malcolm France, a Sydney-based veterinarian who advises institutions on …

Godfather of the Land Rover still alive and kicking in Australia – Arthur Goddard was the Chief Engineer behind the first Land Rover. He’s now 100-years old and lives in Australia. Maurice Wilks and his brother, Rover Managing …

Older Australians stuck in vaccine limbo due to GP advice … – For months, federal health authorities and the Prime Minister have urged Australians to talk to their GP about being vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, …

Wallabies v France 2021 Test series: Australia create their … – With the full-time siren echoing around Suncorp Stadium – where the Wallabies hadn’t lost in seven matches – Australia’s 31-year unbeaten record against …

Patty Mills has been named a flag bearer for the Australian … – Patty will also become the third basketball player to be an Australian flag bearer, joining Lauren Jackson from the 2012 London Olympics and Andrew Gaze from …

Patty Mills first ever Indigenous Australian to carry flag at an … – The Spurs guard is the third basketball player to be an Australian flag bearer. Author: Natassia Henry.

How Australia’s battery industry highlights the barriers for … – But is this goal realistic or just nationalistic? Key points: Industry proponents believe Australia’s battery industry could be worth $7.4b a year; There are barriers to …

Australia said it was going to collect diversity data with COVID … – Several states are recording no information about multicultural communities when people are vaccinated; Experts say Australia’s collection of data on diverse …

UK-Australia FTA legal text ‘by year-end’ – UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says a final trade deal with Australia will be fully drafted by the end of the year. The deal was agreed in principle …

Why doing the lockdown hard yards pays off for the economy – Until many more Australians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the only choice … of billions should it spread to the rest of Australia for an extended period.

Coronavirus Australia: Sydney lockdown could get worse with … – Lockdown life for millions of Australians could go from bad to worse amid fears … Daily Mail Australia they are fearing for their livelihoods – with Canberra ruling …

CSIRO’s Aussie satellite open for business – “It’s important that we can build and own facilities like this right here in central Australia and feel proud that Aboriginal Australians are making such an important …

Australia’s refusal to protect Afghan interpreters from the … – Australia’s refusal to protect Afghan interpreters from the Taliban is a catastrophic moral failure. Jason Scanes. With no plan, no assurances …

Aust restaurant ‘Oscars’ back on menu – Editor Joanna Hunkin says the Gourmet Traveller restaurant awards will be a boost for the sector. Normal service has not quite resumed for Australia’s COVID- …

Cash for carbon offsets escaping offshore due to Australian … – Pledges from major companies to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions are driving up prices for Australia-based climate offsets to levels not seen since the …

Young Australians don’t need a Covid ‘wake-up call’. We need … – Young Australians don’t need a Covid ‘wake-up call’. … The dangerous complacency that threatens Australia is coming from politicians who have bungled the …

Major Australian aged care provider reveals just 15% of staff … – One of Australia’s largest aged care providers says just 15% of its staff are fully vaccinated and it has urged the federal government to send vaccination teams …

‘Nitram’: Justin Kurzel & Shaun Grant On Retelling A Painful … – Critics and buyers alike praised the Australian filmmaker’s distinct, hard-to-watch psychological … So, it really shattered Tasmanians and the rest of Australia.

Clonakilty woman who came back from Australia during Covid … – 28-year-old Niamh Scally didn’t know what she was going to do when she left her high-flying job in Australia behind and back home to Cork at the start of the …

Badger guard helps Team USA beat Australia in FIBA U19 … – Badger Johnny Davis played a part in Team USA’s win over Australia in the FIBA U19 World Cup. Team USA Watch Party. Squad tuned in for @ …

Hyzon Motors appoints John Edgley to lead the company’s … – MELBOURNE, Australia, July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Hyzon Motors Inc., a leading global suppl…

Olympics: Australian team to minimise use of gym, dining hall … – The Australian …

Hyzon Motors appoints investment, business development … – Hyzon Motors appoints investment, business development specialist as managing director, Australia and New Zealand. Hyzon Motors Inc., a leading global …

Australia trade deal to be drafted by year end, Truss says – The final trade deal with Australia will be fully drafted by the end of the year, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has said. The deal was agreed in principle …

Rugby: Australia v France – Wallabies’ last gasp penalty seals … – After sweating on Australia’s errors for winger Gabin Villiere to score two early tries to set up a 15-0 lead, keeping up the pressure for 80 minutes and frustrating the …

Alan Jones calls for Australian politicians to get NO PAY until … – Alan Jones has unleashed on Australia’s ‘contemptible’ leaders, calling for all politicians’ pay to be scrapped until the nation ends its relentless campaign of …

Costly error for France as Australia rallies for late win – The mistake allowed Noah Lolesio to kick a penalty goal in stoppage time, giving Australia a 23-21 comeback win on Wednesday night in the first of three matches …

Momentum for Catholic Church reform builds in Australia – As Australian Catholics prepare for an historic plenary council assembly in October, a leading churchman says there’s “unprecedented momentum for deep …

The Lady Vanishes: the strange disappearance of an … – The divorced, 51-year-old Australian mother of two was dependable, loving and … Kingdom, where she sent a few postcards to friends and family in Australia.

The unbelievable blunder that cost France victory against … – Australia punished late French errors to snatch a 23-21 victory at the death with Noah Lolesio kicking the match-winning penalty in Brisbane. Les Bleus led by …

Carl’s Jr. Signs Deal to Expand in Australia – footprint in Australia with an additional 27 restaurants in the coming year. The Master Franchise with CJ’s QSR will further accelerate our growth as we build …

Australia to send 2.5 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses to … – Key points: The Government will draw 2.5 million AstraZeneca doses from Australia’s domestic stockpile as Indonesia’s COVID crisis worsens; The country’s health …

Addressing history: Indigenous place names added to … – Chris Heelan, Australia Post’s National Indigenous manager, said in a press release that in addition to McPhail’s lobbying, thousands of Australians told the postal …

Rugby 2021: Australia Wallabies vs France, Player Ratings … – As the pressure cooker was being turned up, Australians were flicking over to MasterChef as the Wallabies wilted under pressure in the early stages. Eventually …

Brabham review – A brief look at Australia’s F1 champion – Brabham review – A brief look at Australia’s F1 champion … himself in midget cars on dirt tracks, who left his family in Australia to chance his luck in Britain, where …

China accuses Australia of sabotaging its vaccination program … – SYDNEY: China and Australia have started another battle, this time over the Covid-19 vaccination rollout in the South Pacific. In a lengthy article on July 2, …

Australian Grand Prix cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions – Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Paul Little said he was “deeply disappointed” in a statement. “We appreciate the challenge Australia faces with current …

Australian TV channel calls Biden ‘barely cogent’ leader ‘who … – Sky News Australia has called Mr Biden as “struggling,” “barely cogent,” and a “human corpse” deep in the stages of progressive “cognitive decline.” That …

Wallabies vs France Australia player ratings Taniela Tupou … – Wallabies player ratings vs France: The studs and duds from Australia’s gripping Test win · Wallabies muscle to first points · Lolesio steals win for Wallabies.

Tim Tszyu KOs Steve Spark in Australia to claim … – Tim Tszyu KOs Steve Spark in Australia to claim Commonwealth gold and continue ascent in super-welterweight division … Created with Sketch. … Tim Tszyu tore …

Liverpool, Canterbury-Bankstown, Fairfield facing further covid … – Picture: NCA NewsWire/Bianca De MarchiSource:News Corp Australia. People not wearing face masks at the main shopping strip of Fairfield. Picture: NCA …

Library Features Australia as Part of Summer Learning Program – On Tuesday join local historian Gage McKinney on Zoom and learn about connections between Nevada County and Australia in the 19th century. Then hop on …

Celebrity Cruises cancels select European and Australian … – Celebrity Cruises cancels select European and Australian cruises. Celebrity Silhouette. Celebrity has restarted cruises in the United States, but there are still more …

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