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Australia scrambles to prevent second COVID-19 wave after first death in a month

24 June 2020, 5:24 PM

Australia reported its first COVID-19 death in more than a month on Wednesday, as concerns about a second wave of infections saw thousands of people queue, sometimes for hours, to be tested for the virus.

Australia says it has been target of ‘state-based’ cyberattacks

19 June 2020, 9:10 AM

A “sophisticated state-based actor” has been attempting to hack a wide range of Australian organisations for months and had stepped up its efforts recently, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.

Australian PM pushes for internal borders to be reopened

12 June 2020, 4:50 AM

Australia’s federal government stepped up pressure on state and territory leaders on Friday to reopen internal borders, a step viewed as key to reviving the country’s coronavirus-hit economy.

BCCI wants quick decision on fate of T20 World Cup

9 June 2020, 2:51 PM

Uncertainty surrounding this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created a scheduling headache and a decision should be made as quickly as possible, a top Indian cricket board official told Reuters.

Three failed COVID-19 temp tests will need action: Australian Rugby League

7 June 2020, 12:23 PM

A minimum of three players would need to fail the National Rugby League’s (NRL) pre-match COVID-19 temperature screening tests before officials make a decision on whether to cancel a game, a top official of the sport said on Sunday.



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