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Australia’s Overnight News Headlines: July 9, 2021


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COVID-19 breaking news: Sydney bracing for spike in cases; Major police operation starts in key suburbs; No new local Victorian cases – Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia’s vaccine rollout is “ramping up” after securing 300,000 extra Pfizer doses for Sydney and a million a week for the …

ASX to drop as Wall Street falls sharply on global recovery anxiety – Australian shares are set to drop following an overseas sell-off as concerns about the the world’s economic recovery resurfaced. ASX futures were down 0.6 per …

Australia news LIVE: NSW cases and exposure sites continue to grow; police descend on south-west Sydney – PM says NSW Premier has done an ‘extraordinary job’ · 7.37am Australia’s vaccine troubles need to be put into perspective: PM · 7.32am Western Sydney …

Anti-China Rhetoric Leaves Australia Fearful of Attack but Opposed to War: Polling – New research by the Australia Institute’s International & Security Affairs Program has revealed that a similar number of Australians think China will attack …

Australia Covid live update: national cabinet to meet as Pfizer vaccine supply to reach 1m doses a week by August – Australia Covid live update: national cabinet to meet as Pfizer vaccine supply to reach 1m doses a week by August. State and territory leaders will meet with the …

Film industry makes bold pitch for Canberra to be Australia’s … – Canberra could be Australia’s next hub for producing feature films when a sound stage is built in the city. Key points: The 24-metre LED sound stage is being …

‘Huge step forward’: Australia strikes new deal to boost Pfizer … – Australia has reportedly secured a deal to triple its weekly Pfizer supply from July 19. The Australian reports the federal government has struck a deal with the …

‘Tiplos are imperative’: Torres Strait locals help curb crime on … – ‘Tiplos are imperative’: Torres Strait locals help curb crime on Australia’s most remote islands. ABC Far North. / By Marian Faa. Posted 14m ago 14 minutes ago , …

Morning mail: Sydney Covid crackdown, Barty reaches … – An Afghan interpreter who worked with Australian forces and fears Taliban retribution has had his flight to Australia with his family cancelled, after caps on …

Battle begins over whether ABC defence in Christian Porter … – But media groups including News Corp and Nine Entertainment, as well as the Kangaroo Court of Australia’s Shane Dowling, want the suppression lifted.

Australia to get 100 million vaccines a week – Australia received 1.7 million doses in June, 2.8 million are expected in July, and under the new deal 4.5 million will be received in August. Prime Minister Scott …

NAIDOC Week 2021: Australian media must change ‘deficit … – NAIDOC Week 2021: Australian media must change ‘deficit approach’ to reporting. By Dennis Stokes | 9 July 2021.

Do you know whose country you’re on? See where you fit – As part of the Australia Talks National Survey 2021 we asked an accurately … Younger Australians are more likely to know than older Australians — at least 70 …

How South Sudanese Australians mobilised to help their … – He came to Australia as a refugee a few years before the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement and the Sudanese government signed a historic peace deal on 9 …

Four Indigenous Australians on how to be a good ally beyond … – While you can find information online, Trent would encourage people not to “just type in ‘Aboriginal Australia’ into Google, because you’ll get a myriad of …

Ash Barty defeats Angelique Kerber to advance to Wimbledon … – Barty is aiming to become the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980. With the win Barty entered into her second …

‘A huge missed opportunity’: Australia has resisted UN calls to … – Australia’s response to calls from more than 30 member nations to raise the age has been called a “missed opportunity” to act on laws that disproportionately …

Heavy rain for NSW, strong winds in WA – Another frontal system will also impact southwest Western Australia today. It is forecast to bring another burst of strong to damaging winds to the state, as well as …

Tesla cuts driving range claims in Australia – The real-world range estimates for Tesla electric cars have been trimmed in Australia overnight after the US start-up switched to a more realistic testing formula.

Robert Menzies, Australia and the Antarctic Treaty | The … – Australia’s minister for external affairs, R.G. Casey, played a key part in convincing the USSR to accept that the treaty protected the Soviets’ interests as much as it …

The Chase Australia: The Shark tests his fans’ knowledge in … – The Chase Australia’s official Shark, Brydon Coverdale, has created a new daily quiz challenge. How’s your general knowledge? Take his quiz. More related …

New bot names and shames MPs glued to phones. Could it … – Among the less noble traditions of Australia’s Parliament is the sight of politicians glued to their phones during Question Time, seemingly bored, disengaged or …

BMW Concept Definition CE 04 – UPDATE: Electric scooter … – UPDATE, 9 July 2021: A production version of the BMW Motorrad CE 04 electric scooter has been confirmed for the Australian market, with initial deliveries …

US offers Julian Assange time in Australian prison instead of … – US offers Julian Assange time in Australian prison instead of American supermax if he loses London extradition fight. Appeal against January decision to be heard …

Patty Mills’s rise to international stardom, Olympic history and … – Patty Mills is a household name to many, known for his superstar career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and now as Australia’s ceiling-smashing …

Home quarantine on national cabinet agenda as PM pushes … – Home quarantine for vaccinated Australians returning from overseas will be … Other workers later tested positive as cases spread to South Australia, NSW and …

Wage dynamics in Australia have been permanently changed … – Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe says the ability of Australia’s employers to “tap” global labour markets for foreign workers may have permanently changed …

Ryan’s baptism of fire as Netball Australia’s new CEO – Incoming Netball Australia chief executive Kelly Ryan. There is so much going on at Netball Australia it is hard to get your head around it when you live and …

Inspired by Brittany Higgins, one of Australian parliament’s … – Kate Sullivan says she was sexually assaulted at Parliament House in the mid-1980s. Mrs Sullivan was a crucial voice in passing Australia’s Sex Discrimination …

AIA Australia welcomes new chair of the board – He is also a director of Linfox Australia Pty Ltd and Mutual Trust Pty Ltd. He is the chairman of the Royal Institution of Australia, the Australian Science Media …

Six questions you should ask about workplace bullying – Bullying in the workplace is estimated to cost the Australian economy up to $36 … While Australia has high protections for workers against things like shouting, …

Lumos Diagnostics raises $46.8M in Australian IPO – based Lumos (which has its corporate head offices in Melbourne, Australia), a fully integrated developer and manufacturer of custom point-of-care diagnostic …

PM names three new govt department heads – Australia’s first female major general Kathryn Campbell will take over from retiring DFAT secretary Frances Adamson on July 22, after leading the social services …

Australia’s slow vaccination, locked borders eclipse early virus … – Travel consultant Phillip Koinis sits behind the desk at Oxford Travel agency as Australia’s conservative approach to reopening and slow rollout of coronavirus …

Puce produce: purple greens take off at Australia’s supermarkets – Purple cauliflower, carrots and broccoli have seeded from farmers’ markets and now join eggplant, beetroot and cabbage on Australia’s supermarket shelves.

Veterans’ families welcome suicide inquiry – Australia Defence Association executive director Neil James was pleasantly surprised with the inquiry’s scope. “Many people thought they’d weasel out of this by …

Unis and telcos discuss cyber law revamp – “There’s a deeper underlying assumption that if something bad happens to a critical piece of Australia’s infrastructure, then the government is capable of stepping …

RBA won’t use rates to cool housing market – The RBA and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority are carefully monitoring … National Australia Bank economist Tapas Strickland said the governor’s …

Australian supplier of lab animals to close, sparking fresh … – The ARC referred requests from Guardian Australia for comment to the Western Australian government. A senior WA government spokeswoman told Guardian …

From the front to the back of the queue: how Australia’s … – From the front to the back of the queue: how Australia’s vaccine rollout unravelled. Morrison government’s vaunted vaccination targets dropped amid Pfizer delays …

‘Time running out’: Afghan interpreter’s flight cancelled after … – An Afghan interpreter who worked with Australian forces and fears Taliban retribution has had his flight to Australia with his family cancelled, after caps on …

Australians fear attack from China almost as much as … – More than four in 10 Australians think Chinese are coming and analysts say that’s partly due to government’s ‘drums of war’ rhetoric. Chinese People’s …

Pregnant Australian women demand to be considered priority … – In June, experts from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (Atagi), which advises the government on the vaccination program, declared …

The car park scandal: will anyone ever be held accountable … – Australian Politics What is the National party’s plan after Barnaby Joyce’s resurrection … Australian Politics How will the new UK free trade deal impact Australia?

Coronavirus Australia: Lockdown may be extended again as … – Millions of residents could endure yet another extension of the coronavirus lockdown that has divided Australia’s biggest city, with health chiefs warning that …

TYM T613 tractors hit the Australian market – Two new hydrostatic transmission tractors hit the Australian market on July 1. The 60 horsepower tractors are part of TYM’s extension of its T613 offering and …

Australian TikTok Star and Farmer Caitlyn Loane Dies by … – An Australian girl known for making TikToks about her family’s farm has died by suicide. The New York Post reported the death of Caitlyn Loane, who was a …

Exclusive: Emails show how ‘taking the trash out’ broadcast on … – An email to the journalist from the Australian Border Force media unit listed the … The Herald obtained correspondence between Australia’s Department of …

Pliskova reaches her first Wimbledon final – The Czech goes into Saturday’s final against Australia’s Ash Barty looking to capture her first grand slam title, having only ever reached one other final when she …

US agrees Assange could serve sentence in Australia in … – The United States could also argue that the lower-court judge misapplied extradition law in how she weighed Assange’s health. The 50-year-old Australian …

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