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Australians urged not to take part in #BlackLivesMatter protests

5 June 2020, 5:59 AM

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged people not to attend planned #BlackLivesMatter protests around the country this weekend, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.

Australia’s New South Wales state warns of COVID-19 budget toll

29 May 2020, 3:12 AM

Australia’s biggest state in economic terms said on Friday the coronavirus pandemic could cost it as much A$20 billion ($13.3 billion) in lost revenues over the next four years, underscoring the urgency to revive the country’s stuttering economy.

Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

27 May 2020, 4:25 AM

Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having shown symptoms of the disease for weeks but without getting tested, officials said on Wednesday.

Australia to outline economic recovery plans as lockdowns ease

26 May 2020, 2:15 AM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday outline his government’s plans to revive the sputtering economy, but is expected to warn a recovery will take between three to five years.

Australia seeks exemption from UK quarantine as COVID-19 cases slow

22 May 2020, 3:26 AM

Australia, after bringing its coronavirus outbreak largely under control, said on Friday it is seeking an exemption from a requirement that travellers arriving in the UK quarantine for 14 days to prevent the spread of COVID-19.



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