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Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria reports six new cases and no deaths | Australia news

Good morning, Hundreds more people are expected to be tested for Covid-19 in the northern Victorian town of Shepparton today after three people working in a tyre shop tested positive on Monday. Some people were turned away from testing sites as long queues formed yesterday, but another drive-through testing site has been set up today. …

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Coronavirus live updates Australia: Morrison says it’s time Australians go back to the office | Australia news

I wanted, today, to respond to the latest re-announcement. The latest triumph of marketing and spin over substance from Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg. Today’s re-announcement is about the so-called ‘digital strategy’. But once again, when you look at the detail, it’s more about announcement than delivery. Scott Morrison is always there for the photo …

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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne steps up Covid-19 response as South Africa cases top 350,000 | World news

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, leaving the ACT’s total at 113. There are five (5) active cases in the ACT. A total of 105 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in the ACT. There are no (0) COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals. The number …

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Coronavirus Australia live update: more freedom as NSW and Victoria ease Covid-19 restrictions – latest news | Australia news

1.55am BST01:55 Eleanor Ainge Roy Some news from the other side of the bubble: New Zealand’s new opposition leader Todd Muller is calling on the government to explain to Kiwis why the country remains at level 2 alert, after nine days of no new cases. “Kiwis have made enormous sacrifices to flatten the curve, but …

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Coronavirus live Australia: 1m tests conducted nationally as restrictions eased in NSW, Queensland and Victoria – latest news | Australia news

8.28am BST08:28 Sydney will host the resumption of the coronavirus-affected Supercars calendar, with racing planned to return next month. Supercars have not held a complete race meet since the season-opening Adelaide 500 in February. The Supercars website revealed Sydney Motorsport Park will be the venue of the long-awaited two-day second round on 27-28 June, albeit …

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NSW and SA fires live: five million hectares burned in Australia’s bushfires – latest updates | Australia news

Labor welcomes Scott Morrison’s decision to provide additional support for volunteer firefighters on the frontline – something he has repeatedly claimed is unnecessary. It’s good that federal public servants will receive the same conditions currently enjoyed by army reservists, but many volunteer firefighters will not be assisted by this decision. Many private-sector workers, self-employed workers, …

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Australia fires: weather bureau says Tuesday was nation’s hottest day on record – live | Australia news

Thousands across Victoria are without power as the state swelters, with just one day of respite from the hot weather before the mercury soars again. Melbourne reached a scorching 39.7C just before 3pm today, while the state’s northwest is expecting to crack the mid-40s, AAP has reported. Power went out out for about 3,000 PowerCorp …

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