• Scott Morrison rejects Labor’s criticism over US ties

    Scott Morrison rejects Labor’s criticism over US ties0

    Scott Morrison has dismissed Labor’s accusation that he damaged Australia’s alliance with the United States through pandering to Donald Trump. Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese believes the Prime Minister erred in failing to meet with any Democrats and appearing at a political rally with Mr Trump during a 2019 trip to America. Mr Morrison said it

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  • News boss learns drink-drive fate0

    A powerful Nine Network news chief who “drank and drank” at a company party before being caught behind the wheel almost five times over the legal alcohol limit has narrowly avoided a jail sentence. See Original Article…

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  • Mixed news on restriction easing despite no new local COVID-19 cases

    Mixed news on restriction easing despite no new local COVID-19 cases0

    The Queensland government is set to ease coronavirus restrictions in Greater Brisbane on Friday, but News South Wales residents will wait at least another week. Australia celebrated another day of no local COVID-19 transmission on Wednesday, with Queensland reporting two cases in travellers already in hotel quarantine for the 24 hours to 9am (AEDT). As

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  • Tiley: blame me, not Melbourne0

    Welcome to live coverage of Australia’s response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. See Original Article…

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  • Building a stronger recovery from the ground up0

    “Valley of death” was the grim assessment for the residential construction industry by Master Builders Australia chief executive Denita Wawn, as she assessed the impact on demand caused by the pandemic early last year. See Original Article…

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  • Morrison faces growing anger from stranded Aussies

    Morrison faces growing anger from stranded Aussies0

    Scott Morrison’s government faces a swirling storm of anger and dissent about repatriating the estimated 40,000 Australians overseas who are desperate to be back in Australia. The panic was on display at the weekend when acting Foreign Minister Simon Birmingham announced 20 extra repatriation flights for potential returning expats. This became an imperative after international

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