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NSW Covid update: Sydney lockdown extended one week as state records 27 new cases

The greater Sydney lockdown has been extended for a week after New South Wales recorded another 27 local Covid cases and health officials expressed concern

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Australia ‘at back of the queue’ for Pfizer Covid vaccines, minister admits

Australia’s finance minister has said the country is at the “back of the queue” for Pfizer vaccines, contradicting assurances from the prime minister Scott Morrison

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Biloela family to be reunited in Perth but will remain in community detention

The immigration minister, Alex Hawke, has confirmed the Murugappan family will be released from detention on Christmas Island and allowed to reunite on the Australian

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Biloela family to reunite on Australian mainland but visa status expected to remain unchanged

The immigration minister, Alex Hawke, is set to announce on Tuesday that the Murugappan family will be released from detention on Christmas Island and allowed

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Victoria Covid update: Melbourne lockdown extended as state seeks federal payments for workers

Melbourne will remain in lockdown for another week but restrictions in regional Victoria will ease from midnight on Thursday as the Victorian government warns case

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Christian Porter and ABC agree to settle before defamation court case

One of the most anticipated court cases in Australian history has been avoided, after the former attorney general Christian Porter agreed to a pre-trial settlement

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Coronavirus Australia live: Melbourne on alert after mystery Covid case in aged care

We should receive the Victorian numbers very soon. Yesterday, there were five locally acquired cases. It’s the mystery case which has authorities worried – cases

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Australian observers likely to board just one live export ship in two years

Independent observers are likely to board just a single live export ship in two years after being pulled from voyages due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

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Victoria takes aim at ‘disgraceful’ lack of federal financial support during lockdown

Every Victorian business owner should be angry that the federal government rejected calls to provide additional financial support during the state’s fourth lockdown, the state’s