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

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

Australia news live: Tennis Australia will pay for quarantine; dead students estates to be pursued for Hecs debt

After suggesting Victorian government may contribute to quarantine costs for Australian Open entourage, Tennis Australia confirms it is footing the bill. Follow all the latest news and updates, live NSW … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: two tennis players test positive and two cases reclassified but no reprieve from quarantine

Two positive Covid cases reclassified as cases of ‘viral shedding’ from previous infection, but hard lockdown of those who shared flights remains. Follow latest updates NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspots State-by-state … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: stranded Victorians return from Sydney as tourism industry warned international border could be shut all year

Twenty-five of Sydney’s 35 local government areas were downgraded from ‘red’ to ‘orange’ zones on Monday night. Follow latest updates Vic borders open; NSW records no local cases NSW hotspots; … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: Australian Open tennis quarantine disarray as attention turns to Pfizer vaccine concerns

Seventy-two tennis players who flew to Melbourne frustrated they are unable to leave their hotel rooms to train. Follow latest updates live NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspots; Victoria hotspots Follow the … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: tennis stars enter isolation as Queensland denies hotel

International tennis players and staff have touched down in Melbourne ahead of next month’s Australian Open. Follow latest updates 9.24pm GMT Just a bit more from the Hazzard interview. The … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live news: NSW issues hotel alert amid fears UK virus strain may have crossed border

NSW Health is urging anyone who has been at Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor as a returned traveller or worker to immediately get tested and isolate 9.20pm GMT Bing bing bing! … Read More

Australia live news: McCormack under pressure over Covid misinformation; NSW races to solve mystery cases

Doctors call on acting PM to stop MPs spreading medical misinformation; NSW still has 14 cases unlinked to known clusters. Follow all the latest news and information, live State by … Read More

Australia news live: second Queenslander has UK Covid strain; McCormack defends Craig Kelly’s right to post misinformation

Husband of a hotel quarantine cleaner who contracted new Covid-19 strain tests positive; acting PM says ‘facts are sometimes contentious’ when asked about MP’s Covid posts. Follow all the latest … Read More