Australia politics live: 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated; house parties are back in NSW

Rules about dancing and singing in public have eased in NSW today as Victorians expect an announcement about lifting of restrictions. Follow latest updates Australia’s vaccine rollout: early errors, cancellations … Read More

Australia politics live: questions surround timing of AFP decision to notify Dutton of alleged rape

NSW, Victoria and Tasmania join Queensland in suspending quarantine-free travel from Auckland after the city reported three new local Covid cases Man accused of raping Brittany Higgins returned to Parliament … Read More

Australia news live: SA border closes to Melbourne over Holiday Inn Covid cluster; Peter Dutton under pressure over grants

Five locally acquired Covid cases linked to a Melbourne quarantine hotel, with a nebuliser believed to have spread the virus. Follow the latest developments live 9.21pm GMT McDonald’s management has … Read More