Tag: Australian economy

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Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria reports 113 new cases and 15 deaths and NSW records 12 cases

Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria reports 113 new cases and 15 deaths and NSW records 12 cases

NSW Health has added further dates of concern when a Covid-19 case has attended the Fitness First gym in Randwick after an additional two cases who a [...]
Daniel Andrews to outline exit from Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown on Sunday

Daniel Andrews to outline exit from Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown on Sunday

Daniel Andrews says he will outline a plan on Sunday for moving Melbourne out of stage-four lockdown as the federal treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, declar [...]
Labor welcomes backdown on ‘most extreme part’ of jobkeeper 2.0

Labor welcomes backdown on ‘most extreme part’ of jobkeeper 2.0

The government has backed down on plans to grant businesses that have returned to profitability the power to cut workers’ hours. Instead, only employe [...]
Emboldened Liberal MPs increase pressure to kill super guarantee rise to 12%

Emboldened Liberal MPs increase pressure to kill super guarantee rise to 12%

Liberal MPs have stepped up calls for the superannuation guarantee to remain frozen at 9.5% after the assistant minister, Jane Hume, said she was “amb [...]
Tell us how your use of cash has changed during the pandemic in Australia

Tell us how your use of cash has changed during the pandemic in Australia

Cash use was one of the earliest behavioural shifts of the coronavirus pandemic, with physical transactions moving online when most retailers were for [...]
Pig and chicken cull possible as Victoria coronavirus lockdown hits abattoirs

Pig and chicken cull possible as Victoria coronavirus lockdown hits abattoirs

Large numbers of pigs and chickens might have to be culled in Victoria as the state’s emergency restrictions on abattoir operators begin this week.Mea [...]
Victoria-NSW border communities brace for ‘enormous heartache’ as lockdown measures loom

Victoria-NSW border communities brace for ‘enormous heartache’ as lockdown measures loom

Communities straddling Victoria and New South Wales are bracing for “enormous heartache” and even more disruption to business, with the looming lockdo [...]
Victoria’s Covid industry shutdown to throw one in seven of its workers out of employment

Victoria’s Covid industry shutdown to throw one in seven of its workers out of employment

Australia’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis will be dragged backwards by swingeing restrictions on industry in Victoria that will see ha [...]
Coronavirus Australia live update: Woolworths asks customers to wear face masks in NSW, ACT and Queensland as Victoria records 13 deaths and 723 new Covid-19 cases

Coronavirus Australia live update: Woolworths asks customers to wear face masks in NSW, ACT and Queensland as Victoria records 13 deaths and 723 new Covid-19 cases

Just in from NSW Health:NSW Health is warning patrons and staff of the following venues that Covid-19 cases have been identified as attendin [...]
Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW refuses to accept diverted flights – as it happened

Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW refuses to accept diverted flights – as it happened

We will leave our live coverage of the coronavirus situation in Australia there for today. You can follow our ongoing global coverage here and read a [...]
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