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Coronavirus: Ex-world triathlon Champion Non Stanford in quarantine in Australia

Former world triathlon Champion Non Stanford is in quarantine in Sydney after flying to Australia with fiancé Aaron Boyle.
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One million Australian families to get free childcare as part of coronavirus response

About one million families in Australia will have access to free childcare in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Thursday.
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Free childcare: what do the Australian government's coronavirus changes mean for my family?

The federal government has announced far-reaching changes to childcare funding arrangements. Here are the detailsScott Morrison scraps childcare feesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus email newsletterIs Australia flattening the coronavirus curve? Look at the chartsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsThe federal government says it will make Australian childcare services free during the coronavirus crisis, with priority given to parents who need to cont...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Childcare Australia, Morrison, Coronavirus outbreak


Australia will impose huge fines for illegally exporting medical supplies amid coronavirus pandemic

The Australian government will punish people convicted of illegally exporting masks, hand sanitizer or other personal protective equipment with hefty fines, officials said.
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The Latest: Protective gear shortage hits Fukushima workers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:___— Protective gear shortage affecting workers at Fukushima nuclear plant— Australia to offer free child care during pandemic to keep workers on job— New Zealand has plan to help tourists return home— Isreael's health minister diagnosed with new coro...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, London, News, Australia, China, Germany, Russia, Israel, Jerusalem, Iran, World, Beijing, Italy, United Nations


Australia coronavirus live update: Scott Morrison announces free childcare as death toll rises to 24 – latest news

Victoria and Queensland register deaths as federal government acts on childcare and industrial relations concerns. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedHave you encountered police enforcing social distancing laws?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.19am BST BREAKING NEWS: All 71 Victorian Labor MPs will donate their pay ris...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


'It’s a place where they try to destroy you': why concentration camps are still with us

Mass internment camps did not begin or end with the Nazis – today they are everywhere from China to Europe to the US. How can we stop their spread? By Daniel TrillingAt the start of the 21st century, the following things did not exist. In the US, a large network of purpose-built immigration prisons, some of which are run for profit. In western China, “political education” camps designed to hold hundreds of thousands of people, supported by a high-tech surveillance system. In Syria, a prison comp...
Tags: Europe, Guantanamo Bay, Greece, Australia, China, Nazis, India, Israel, US, World news, Syria, Surveillance, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean


Australia: COVID-19 Emergency Lease Legislation - Vincent Young

The COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (NSW) (‘COVID Act‘) was assented to and became effective as at 25 March 2020. The COVID Act was introduced by the NSW Parliament...
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Australia coronavirus live update: Scott Morrison announces free childcare as wide-ranging industrial reforms announced – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedHave you encountered police enforcing social distancing laws?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.29am BST Mathias Cormann says he will be increasing the number of finance updates, given th...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Victoria, Tasmania, Parliament, Mathias Cormann, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews


A cure for bad publicity? Corporate Australia races to the coronavirus frontline

Grocery stores hiring staff by the tens of thousands. A telecommunications company pausing a major workforce cull. Big banks slashing mortgage rates by several times the official rate cut, and offering loan holidays for shuttered businesses.
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Australia: COVID-19 Australia: Courts, Commisions And Tribunals Considerations - Clyde & Co

In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Queensland, Commonwealth Courts and Tribunals, and the High Court have implemented a range of changes to court operations.
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VMware seeks new Australian MD as Alister Dias departs for Asian role

Scores new gig promoting software-defined data centres VMware is hunting for a new vice-president and managing director for Australia and New Zealand.…
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Australia coronavirus live update: Scott Morrison announces free childcare – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedHave you encountered police enforcing social distancing laws?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.30am BST Asked why it has taken so long for a childcare package, given the angst, Dan Tehan...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus live news: global cases near million mark as US federal stockpile of medical equipment dwindles

Trump says personal protective gear has nearly run out; Florida, Georgia, Mississippi ordered to shelter in place; record daily fatalities in UK. Follow the latest updates. At a glance: summary of key eventsWimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus crisisAustralia coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 3.22am BST In Australia, prime minister Scott Morrison has announced that parents need childcare during the crisis will be able to access it for free, and that childcare ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, Science, Australia, China, Russia, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases


Australia coronavirus live update: two deaths take toll to 23 as NSW police say lockdown powers to last at least 90 days – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedAm I eligible for the jobkeeper payment?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.26am BST The Northern Territory health service is putting out its daily update:The Northern Territory has record...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Victoria, Tasmania, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


Australia coronavirus live update: Victoria records fifth death as NSW police say lockdown powers will last 90 days – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedAm I eligible for the jobkeeper payment?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.27am BST The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszuczk, appears to have bowed to pressure to put proposed publi...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Campbell Newman, Victoria, Tasmania, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia


Australia coronavirus live update: NSW police say lockdown orders will last 90 days as national cases near 5,000 – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedAm I eligible for the jobkeeper payment?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.23pm BST It is time for the Tasmanian premier Peter Gutwein’s update.He says two travellers toured the state, r...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Victoria, Tasmania, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


How Can We Cooperate When the Pandemic Is Driving Us Apart?

Right now, our society is being tested on our ability to cooperate. To fight the novel coronavirus pandemic, we need to be able to act as one body and do what we can to stop the virus’s spread and prevent sick patients from overwhelming our health care systems. But how can we overcome our own self-interests enough to do what it takes to work together—in families, states, and nations? Is the current pandemic leading us toward a world of greater global cooperation—or greater isolationism? 

 The...
Tags: Parenting, Australia, Iran, Atkins, Jill Suttie, David Sloan Wilson, Steven Hayes, Ostrom, Elinor Ostrom, Paul Atkins, COVID


Australia coronavirus live update: childcare operators call for government lifelines as Australian cases near 5,000 – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow liveAustralia’s strict new coronavirus social distancing rules explainedAm I eligible for the jobkeeper payment?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.19pm BST The hospitality industry is pushing for its casual members to be included in the jobkeeper wage subsidy.Casual ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Welfare, Victoria, Tasmania, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


Australian researchers find agave better for ethanol production than sugarcane

In Australia, the agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as an environmentally friendly solution to Australia’s transport fuel shortage, a team of researchers at the University of Sydney, University of Exeter and University of Adelaide has found. In an article published this week in the Journal of Cleaner Production , University of Sydney agronomist Associate Professor Daniel Tan with international and Australian colleagues have analyzed the potential ...
Tags: Australia, Mexico, Research, Ethanol, Agave, Tan, Atherton Tablelands, Far North Queensland, Daniel Tan, MSF Sugar, Journal of Cleaner Production University of Sydney


Just Women’s Sports: Q&A with Alanna Smith

Alanna Smith is an Australian basketball player who plays for both the Phoenix Mercury and the Australian national team. A graduate of Stanford University, Smith was the eighth pick in the 2019 draft. She spoke with Just Women’s Sports about what the Olympics postponement means to her and her teammates, the uncertainty surrounding the WNBA season. The Southern California News Group is partnering with Just Women’s Sports. Sign up for the newsletter here. When did you first start to register tha...
Tags: Hbo, Australia, France, China, US, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Nba, Tokyo, Smith, Stanford University, WNBA, Alexander, Phoenix Mercury


Golf Australia calls on all golf courses to close Golf Australia calls on all golf courses to close

Fairways will close due to new social distancing rules
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Real estate agents criticised for suggesting tenants consider using superannuation to pay rent

Agents say they are only alerting clients to new financial hardship measures introduced by the governmentSign up for Coronavirus: Australia at a glance, our daily email newsletterCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsThe Australian Council of Trade Unions has taken aim at real estate agents for offering “unhelpful and unsolicited financial advice” by suggesting residential tenants struggling to pay rent consider withdrawals from their superannuation.The ACTU president,...
Tags: Business, Australia, Housing, Australia news, Australian politics, Australian trade unions, Australian economy, Superannuation, ACTU, Real Estate Institute of Australia, Council of Trade Unions, Michele O'Neil, Coronavirus outbreak


This ‘Lego Masters’ contestant made toys for Marvel and a ‘Golden Girls’ Lego that went viral

As a child, playing with Lego sets allowed Sam Hatmaker to build more imaginative worlds than the tiny village on the bottom edge of Michigan where the youngster lived. “We built dream houses and spaceships and whatever we wanted to get us out of that,” said Hatmaker, who as a gender non-conforming person uses the pronouns they or them. “It was a way to escape into any other world I wanted to.” When Hatmaker turned 21, friends brought Lego sets and they spent the night building together. “I woul...
Tags: TV, Australia, La, China, New York City, Marvel, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Lego, Thailand, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Cambodia, Michigan


This ‘Lego Master’ contestant made toys for Marvel and a ‘Golden Girls’ Lego that went viral

As a child, playing with Lego sets allowed Sam Hatmaker to build more imaginative worlds than the tiny village on the bottom edge of Michigan where the youngster lived. “We built dream houses and spaceships and whatever we wanted to get us out of that,” said Hatmaker, who as a gender non-conforming person uses the pronouns they or them. “It was a way to escape into any other world I wanted to.” When Hatmaker turned 21, friends brought Lego sets and they spent the night building together. “I woul...
Tags: TV, Australia, La, China, New York City, Marvel, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Lego, Thailand, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Cambodia, Ncaa


Americans are driving less because of the coronavirus. That's hurting red-light camera revenue.

Redfex, a company that operates red-light cameras in the US and Canada, says revenues are down as people drive less.  In Pennsylvania, road construction has been halted amid the coronavirus pandemic, further hurting Redfex's revenue.  For everyone else, though, less driving is fantastic news. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As Americans stay home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, they're driving fewer miles. That's great news for everyone: Air pollution is fallin...
Tags: Australia, US, Trends, Canada, Pennsylvania, Wall Street Journal, Board, Redflex, Mark Talbot, Redfex


Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Wednesday April 1

Automotive brands Jaguar and Land Rover will deploy more than 160 vehicles to organizations helping curtail the spread of coronavirus. They include the British Red Cross and the Red Cross Societies in Australia, Spain, South Africa, and France. It will also loan vehicles to the National Health Service in the UK, along with wraparound safety glasses to hospitals across the country. Johnson & Johnson has joined with US government agency the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (...
Tags: UK, New York, Milan, London, Australia, France, China, Advertising, US, Diageo, Unilever, Pennsylvania, NHS, New Jersey, Burberry, National Health Service


Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists

Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals in the US and green turtles in Japan.Through rampant overfishing, pollution and coastal destruction, humanity has inflicted severe damage on the oceans and its inhabitants for centuries. But conservation success...
Tags: Japan, Science, Biology, Climate Change, Australia, Environment, US, Fish, Wildlife, Marine Life, Oceans, Whales


Coronavirus: Artania cruise ship stand-off continues in Australia

The Artania has reportedly refused to leave Australian waters over coronavirus fears.
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They Made New Lives in the U.S. The Coronavirus Sent Them Fleeing.

Expatriates, especially in New York, have abandoned the lives they built over fear of the inequalities in the American health care system.
Tags: New York, News, Australia, New York City, United States, Health Insurance and Managed Care, Immigration and Emigration, Careers and Professions, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV