Australia news live: NSW considers easing Covid restrictions as vaccine information campaign launches

Limits on gatherings could be lifted in Sydney after more than a week of zero locally-acquired cases • NSW hotspots; State-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explained• Follow the global coronavirus … Read More

Calls for Australia Day to move as 26 January marked by Invasion Day rallies and holiday heatwave – live

Vigils took place overnight and rallies are planned around Australia as debate around the national day rages. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Invasion Day 2021 rally and … Read More

Australia halts New Zealand travel bubble over case of infectious new Covid variant

Green zone travel arrangements suspended for 72 hours after woman tested positive after leaving Auckland quarantine hotel Australia has suspended its travel bubble with New Zealand for three days after … Read More

Australia news live: SA, NSW and Victoria set for a scorcher as heatwave safety warnings issued

High temperatures have authorities on alert amid bushfire risk and a rising number of drownings. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 8.15pm GMT It’s Monday 25 January – … Read More

Coronavirus live news: US nears 25m cases as three infections linked to Australian Open confirmed as UK strain

UK to quarantine arrivals from high-risk countries; no new local cases in NSW and Victoria; Possible community outbreak reported in New Zealand Vaccine experts defend UK decision to delay second … Read More

Australia news live: Emirates to resume flights; tennis player tests positive to Covid-19

Airline will fly to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from Monday; Spanish star Paula Badosa has coronavirus. Follow all the latest news and updates, live NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspots State-by-state restrictions … Read More