Tag: Canberra

Australia politics live news: Covid vaccine booster shots approved; Morrison to push social media reform at G20; Barnaby Joyce drama in parliament

Tony Smith steps down as Speaker ahead of question time; Scott Morrison gives update confirming Covid booster shots approved from 8 November; Andrew Laming ‘withdraws’ apology made to constituents in parliament; Victoria’s new pandemic laws under scrutiny as state records 1,923 cases and 25 deaths; NSW records 293 cases and two deaths; confusion over Barnaby […]

Australia politics live news: government faces net zero ‘plan’ fallout; Covid vaccine booster shots approved; overseas travel for fully vaccinated

Question time tackles climate policy as PM faces mounting criticism over roadmap for reducing emissions by 2050; vaccine booster program to begin from 8 November; 16 Covid deaths in Victoria and NSW; international travel exemption scrapped for vaccinated Australians; national child abuse prevention strategy announced. Follow all the day’s news Australian Open: no exemptions for […]

Australian politics live: Qld announces reopening plan; Victoria records 1,903 Covid cases, NSW 265; Berejiklian Icac hearings begin

Queensland announces reopening plan; Liberals hear climate plan; Victoria and NSW release Covid numbers; Tasmania snap lockdown to end tonight; Icac hearings begin into Gladys Berejiklian; Barnaby Joyce ‘hopes’ climate won’t split the Coalition. Question time begins in Canberra. Follow the latest updates live Nationals fail to reach agreement on 2050 emissions reductions Australia could […]