July 6, 2020

Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years to halt coronavirus

SYDNEY, July 6 (Reuters) – Australian officials are closing the border between Australia’s two most populous states from Tuesday for an indefinite period as they scramble […]
July 5, 2020

Premier of Australia’s Victoria defends hard COVID-19 lockdown

(Reuters): The premier of Australia’s second-most populous state, Victoria, defended on Sunday his decision to put nine public housing towers in a complete lockdown as coronavirus […]
July 3, 2020

Australian PM seeks voter redemption in by-election

SYDNEY, July 3 (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Saturday vie to secure a 100-year first by winning a seat from the opposition […]
July 3, 2020

Australia new virus cases fall, but testing blitz runs into resistance

MELBOURNE, July 3 (Reuters) – Australia reported a drop in new coronavirus cases on Friday, with a surge in the second most populated state Victoria appearing […]