Tag Archives: National party

Australia news live: premier announces three-day lockdown for Brisbane as Queensland records more Covid cases

So we have four new community-acquired cases overnight which means that the current cluster that we’re dealing with has seven cases. The initial two gentlemen, and now a brother of one of those that we think could be that link between the doctor who was infectious two weeks ago and this cluster, then we have […]

Australia politics live: Morrison considers cabinet reshuffle, NSW MP Michael Johnsen denies rape allegation

We’ve made it to the last House sitting day until the budget is handed down. Not that it means anything. All of the news has come from outside the chamber, overshadowing anything happening in Parliament House, and that doesn’t look like changing anytime soon. Overnight, NSW Nationals MP Michael Johnsen identified himself as the NSW […]

Australia news live: Linda Reynolds taken to hospital; Kelly’s exit from Libs prompts Nats leadership talk

Defence minister admitted as precautionary measure on advice of her cardiologist. Follow all the latest news and updates, live NSW loosens some Covid restrictions Follow the global coronavirus live blog 2.05am GMT It’s understood the government and Naval Group are currently discussing alternative arrangements for a meeting (the defence minister, Linda Reynolds, had been originally […]

Australia news live: Covid vaccine rollout begins; more questions over rape allegations

Mr Morrison is arguably the most powerful person in the land. He sets sets standards that form cultural expectations. His actions and inactions shape the culture. But when Four Corners raised serious concerns about the culture of mistreatment of women and his government, he tried to silence the ABC. When women complained of bullying in […]

Australia live news: Queensland orders hundreds to restart quarantine over fears of UK Covid variant

I think the safest thing to do is to move all of the guests out of that hotel to other hotels immediately. So that has now started and will happen today. So all of those 129 remaining people in that hotel will move, will get tested and will stay in quarantine for 14 days unless […]