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Australia's stimulus not as big as thought

Australia's stimulus not as big as thought

Australia's fiscal stimulus in response to the COVID pandemic is not as big as the government first claimed, due to an 'error' in the JobKeeper program. Read full article: Australia's stimulus not as big as thoug...→

Australia's stimulus not as big as thought

Australia's stimulus not as big as thought

Australia's fiscal stimulus in response to the COVID pandemic is not as big as the government first claimed, due to an 'error' in the JobKeeper program. Read full article: Australia's stimulus not as big as thoug...→

'Claim of big budget boost' due to immigration boom 'is entirely wrong' | Sky News Australia

Former Reserve Bank chief economist Andrew Stone has spoken with Sky News host Peta Credlin of the impacts migration can have on the federal budget and the Aus [...] Read full article: 'Claim of big budget boost' due to immig...→

World’s backing of independent COVID investigation ‘a victory for commonsense’ | Sky News Australia

News a coalition of 120 nations have backed an independent investigation into the origins of COVID-19 is a repudiation to those who wanted to kowtow to China, [...] Read full article: World’s backing of independent COVID in...→

COVID-19 response may pare back national debt expectations

COVID-19 response may pare back national debt expectations

A sooner-than-expected reopening of the Australian economy could reduce the amount of spending needed to support it, in turn scaling back the amount of bond is [...] Read full article: COVID-19 response may pare back national...→

The world should hold China ‘culpable’ for COVID-19 crisis | Sky News Australia

Australia should decouple from China and consider asking Beijing to pay reparations for the chaos wrought by COVID-19, according to Liberal senator Concetta Fi [...] Read full article: The world should hold China ‘culpable’ f...→

US government ‘overreacted’ to COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

As the US continue to grapple the COVID-19 outbreak, there is “zero evidence that these draconian shutdown order have really made any difference" according to [...] Read full article: US government ‘overreacted’ to COVID-19 ...→

‘Concerted taskforce’ needed to guide tourism industry through COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Peter Gleeson says a “concerted taskforce” must be established to guide Australia’s tourism industry through the current “turbulent times” as the [...] Read full article: ‘Concerted taskforce’ needed to guide to...→

China celebrates coronavirus response in propaganda manifesto | Sky News Australia

China has sensationally declared that “bats are never part of the Chinese diet” and denied that “wet markets” have ever even existed on Chinese soil. An 11,000 [...] Read full article: China celebrates coronavirus response in...→

Govt appoints mental health officer to manage phsychological fallout of COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

The government has appointed the first deputy chief medical officer for mental health to manage the psychological fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Health M [...] Read full article: Govt appoints mental health officer to m...→

Red Army lab involved in COVID-19 genetic sequencing a 'clear conflict of interest' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Sharri Markson says it is a “clear conflict of interest” for the laboratory which conducted the genetic sequencing and virus isolation for COVID- [...] Read full article: Red Army lab involved in COVID-19 geneti...→

Economists urge governments to implement post-COVID reforms | Sky News Australia

As the government prepares to hand down two of the biggest budget deficits in the nation’s history, the Coalition must look to use this crisis to implement a s [...] Read full article: Economists urge governments to implement...→

The Left think a COVID-19 inquiry is a ‘conspiracy’ to get Donald Trump re-elected | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Sharri Markson says the “Left have actually lost the plot” after suggestions there should be an investigation, not into how China “destroyed evid [...] Read full article: The Left think a COVID-19 inquiry is a ‘...→

Government's three-step roadmap a 'watershed moment' in virus response | Sky News Australia

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly has praised the prime minister’s three-step plan to reopen the economy as a “watershed moment in our response [...] Read full article: Government's three-step roadmap a 'water...→

'Three decisions and a two-point plan': How Australia got on top of COVID-19

'Three decisions and a two-point plan': How Australia got on top of COVID-19

As the country moves from a national mobilisation to stop the virus to the next phase, Australia can take a moment to take note of its success. Read full article: 'Three decisions and a two-point plan': ...→

Health officials attempting to achieve 'COVID-19 nirvana' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Smith says some state health bureaucrats want to leave a “famous legacy” and achieve perfection through the “nirvana of COVID-19 eradicatio [...] Read full article: Health officials attempting to achieve '...→

Voters want governments to ‘take more risk’ regarding COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Many Australians believe the health risks posed by COVID-19 can be mitigated and are urging their state governments to wind back restrictions, according to The [...] Read full article: Voters want governments to ‘take more ri...→

Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but only Australia will be made an example of

Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but only Australia will be made an example of

Sky News host Paul Murray says after 62 nations have come to support Australia’s call for a COVID-19 inquiry it shows “there are a lot more people who have our [...] Read full article: Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but onl...→

'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back to School' Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns in Australia

'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back to School' Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns in Australia

A curious koala seemed keen for school to return in Lorne, Victoria, and was seen running around campus grounds to ensure everything was in order on May 13. “O [...] Read full article: 'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back t...→

As ‘compromised as it is’ the WHO needs to be able to investigate COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says while Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is “trying to turn himself into pretzels” when deciding which position to take on the C [...] Read full article: As ‘compromised as it is’ the WHO needs ...→

COVID-19 is the new HIV: WHO | Sky News Australia

The World Health Organisation has warned COVID-19 could remain indefinitely saying countries may need to live with the endemic much in the same way people live [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is the new HIV: WHO | Sky News ...→

COVID-19 inquiry shouldn’t be seen as ‘an attack on any country’: Anthony Albanese | Sky News Australia

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says when 300,000 people die across the world from COVID-19 “surely that demands an open, transparent inquiry” into the caus [...] Read full article: COVID-19 inquiry shouldn’t be seen as ‘a...→

As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial ways for Australia to stay safely on top of COVID-19

As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial ways for Australia to stay safely on top of COVID-19

As Australia's coronavirus restrictions are gradually lifted, we may well see an upswing in cases of COVID-19. The World Health Organisation has warned of the. [...] Read full article: As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial...→

Indonesia COVID-19 death toll passes 1,000 mark | Sky News Australia

Indonesia has surpassed 1,000 COVID-19 fatalities after the health ministry reported 16 new deaths and 484 new infections, taking the nation’s total number of [...] Read full article: Indonesia COVID-19 death toll passes 1,0...→

Frydenberg rules out increasing taxes to repay $320bn in stimulus measures | Sky News Australia

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has ruled out increasing taxes to repay the $320 billion in stimulus measures. “The proven path for paying back debt is not through h [...] Read full article: Frydenberg rules out increasing taxes to...→

COVID-19 inquiry is ‘close to the bone’ for China: Pauline Hanson | Sky News Australia

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has urged all Australians to “please buy other than Chinese made” products as trade becomes the latest hotbed issue between th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 inquiry is ‘close to the bone’ ...→

Covid rapid response teams to hit Victoria

Covid rapid response teams to hit Victoria

Rapid response squads will be established to tackle any new Victorian outbreaks of coronavirus as part of a $20 million package. The new teams will prevent, r. [...] Read full article: Covid rapid response teams to hit Victor...→

Almost 7,000 COVID-19 cases nationwide, majority recovered | Sky News Australia

Nearly 7,000 COVID-19 cases have been recorded on Australian soil, with the majority of those infected recovered. The death toll stands at 97, with 51 coronavi [...] Read full article: Almost 7,000 COVID-19 cases nationwide, ...→

Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing deaths' phenomenon, data shows

Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing deaths' phenomenon, data shows

COVID-19 does not appear to have led to a significant increase in deaths in Australia, an analysis of state and territory data commissioned by The Age has foun [...] Read full article: Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing death...→

Australia faces ‘its greatest fiscal meltdown in history’ | Sky News Australia

The nation “faces its greatest fiscal meltdown in history,” and while Australians have done the right thing and followed the government’s orders premiers still [...] Read full article: Australia faces ‘its greatest fiscal mel...→

Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 100

Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 100

The country's first and 100th coronavirus deaths show the destruction this virus has wrought across Australia over 80 days. Read full article: Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 10...→

COVID-19 to usher in ‘profound’ changes in the workplace | Sky News Australia

Working from home will likely become more prevalent and hot desking will be eradicated as workplaces shift in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, according to col [...] Read full article: COVID-19 to usher in ‘profound’ changes ...→

US accuses China of stealing COVID-19 research | Sky News Australia

Tensions have once again escalated between the United States and China over the coronavirus pandemic after American officials accused Beijing of trying to stea [...] Read full article: US accuses China of stealing COVID-19 re...→

Study reveals COVID-19 baby boom unlikely | Sky News Australia

Professor of Obstetrics Julie Quinvalin says a new study projected the birth rate might fall following the coronavirus pandemic despite suggestions of a COVID- [...] Read full article: Study reveals COVID-19 baby boom unlikel...→

Aussies immune to 'China's secretive and creepy handling of COVID-19' | Sky News Australia

The latest round of “COVID numbers” released by the Lowy Institute suggesting only “68 percent of Australians feel less favourable towards China's system of Go [...] Read full article: Aussies immune to 'China's secretive and...→

Government know the true economic damage of COVID-19 but ‘are not telling us’: Albanese | Sky News Australia

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s economic update amid the coronavirus crisis in parliament on Tuesday was a “Seinfeld statem [...] Read full article: Government know the true economic damage...→

CBA reports Q3 profit loss of 23 per cent due to COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has reported its third-quarter profits are down more than 23 per cent to $1.3 billion - projecting a cost of $1.5 billion du [...] Read full article: CBA reports Q3 profit loss of 23 per cen...→

'Nasty media excitedly count the seconds' until Trump contracts COVID-19: Murray | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says “an awful lot of people” in the American and Australian media “are counting down the seconds till Donald Trump starts coughing a [...] Read full article: 'Nasty media excitedly count the seconds...→

RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when COVID-19 restrictions ease

RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when COVID-19 restrictions ease

The Western Queensland councils economic development body has welcomed Queensland's staged wind back of COVID-19 restrictions. Read full article: RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when CO...→

Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia

Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia

Brazil's troubles with coronavirus will further add to the resilience of the iron ore price.  Read full article: Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia...→

NZ considers opening economy after 90 percent of COVID-19 cases recover | Sky News Australia

The New Zealand Cabinet will meet on Monday to decide whether restrictions can be eased allowing domestic travel to restart and most businesses to open. There [...] Read full article: NZ considers opening economy after 90 pe...→

Three-step plan 'broad enough' to include full spectrum of state COVID-19 approaches | Sky News Australia

While the state and territory premiers “have all signed on to the broad approach,” they ultimately will reopen their economies “at very different paces,” Sky N [...] Read full article: Three-step plan 'broad enough' to includ...→

Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 100

Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 100

The country's first and 100th coronavirus deaths show the destruction this virus has wrought across Australia over 80 days. Read full article: Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 10...→

Voters want governments to ‘take more risk’ regarding COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Many Australians believe the health risks posed by COVID-19 can be mitigated and are urging their state governments to wind back restrictions, according to The [...] Read full article: Voters want governments to ‘take more ri...→

World’s backing of independent COVID investigation ‘a victory for commonsense’ | Sky News Australia

News a coalition of 120 nations have backed an independent investigation into the origins of COVID-19 is a repudiation to those who wanted to kowtow to China, [...] Read full article: World’s backing of independent COVID in...→

US accuses China of stealing COVID-19 research | Sky News Australia

Tensions have once again escalated between the United States and China over the coronavirus pandemic after American officials accused Beijing of trying to stea [...] Read full article: US accuses China of stealing COVID-19 re...→

'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back to School' Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns in Australia

'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back to School' Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns in Australia

A curious koala seemed keen for school to return in Lorne, Victoria, and was seen running around campus grounds to ensure everything was in order on May 13. “O [...] Read full article: 'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back t...→

The world should hold China ‘culpable’ for COVID-19 crisis | Sky News Australia

Australia should decouple from China and consider asking Beijing to pay reparations for the chaos wrought by COVID-19, according to Liberal senator Concetta Fi [...] Read full article: The world should hold China ‘culpable’ f...→

Aussies immune to 'China's secretive and creepy handling of COVID-19' | Sky News Australia

The latest round of “COVID numbers” released by the Lowy Institute suggesting only “68 percent of Australians feel less favourable towards China's system of Go [...] Read full article: Aussies immune to 'China's secretive and...→

COVID-19 is the new HIV: WHO | Sky News Australia

The World Health Organisation has warned COVID-19 could remain indefinitely saying countries may need to live with the endemic much in the same way people live [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is the new HIV: WHO | Sky News ...→

‘Concerted taskforce’ needed to guide tourism industry through COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Peter Gleeson says a “concerted taskforce” must be established to guide Australia’s tourism industry through the current “turbulent times” as the [...] Read full article: ‘Concerted taskforce’ needed to guide to...→

Government know the true economic damage of COVID-19 but ‘are not telling us’: Albanese | Sky News Australia

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s economic update amid the coronavirus crisis in parliament on Tuesday was a “Seinfeld statem [...] Read full article: Government know the true economic damage...→

As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial ways for Australia to stay safely on top of COVID-19

As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial ways for Australia to stay safely on top of COVID-19

As Australia's coronavirus restrictions are gradually lifted, we may well see an upswing in cases of COVID-19. The World Health Organisation has warned of the. [...] Read full article: As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial...→

Govt appoints mental health officer to manage phsychological fallout of COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

The government has appointed the first deputy chief medical officer for mental health to manage the psychological fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Health M [...] Read full article: Govt appoints mental health officer to m...→

'Nasty media excitedly count the seconds' until Trump contracts COVID-19: Murray | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says “an awful lot of people” in the American and Australian media “are counting down the seconds till Donald Trump starts coughing a [...] Read full article: 'Nasty media excitedly count the seconds...→

Frydenberg rules out increasing taxes to repay $320bn in stimulus measures | Sky News Australia

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has ruled out increasing taxes to repay the $320 billion in stimulus measures. “The proven path for paying back debt is not through h [...] Read full article: Frydenberg rules out increasing taxes to...→

Red Army lab involved in COVID-19 genetic sequencing a 'clear conflict of interest' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Sharri Markson says it is a “clear conflict of interest” for the laboratory which conducted the genetic sequencing and virus isolation for COVID- [...] Read full article: Red Army lab involved in COVID-19 geneti...→

RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when COVID-19 restrictions ease

RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when COVID-19 restrictions ease

The Western Queensland councils economic development body has welcomed Queensland's staged wind back of COVID-19 restrictions. Read full article: RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when CO...→

Covid rapid response teams to hit Victoria

Covid rapid response teams to hit Victoria

Rapid response squads will be established to tackle any new Victorian outbreaks of coronavirus as part of a $20 million package. The new teams will prevent, r. [...] Read full article: Covid rapid response teams to hit Victor...→

The Left think a COVID-19 inquiry is a ‘conspiracy’ to get Donald Trump re-elected | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Sharri Markson says the “Left have actually lost the plot” after suggestions there should be an investigation, not into how China “destroyed evid [...] Read full article: The Left think a COVID-19 inquiry is a ‘...→

NZ considers opening economy after 90 percent of COVID-19 cases recover | Sky News Australia

The New Zealand Cabinet will meet on Monday to decide whether restrictions can be eased allowing domestic travel to restart and most businesses to open. There [...] Read full article: NZ considers opening economy after 90 pe...→

Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing deaths' phenomenon, data shows

Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing deaths' phenomenon, data shows

COVID-19 does not appear to have led to a significant increase in deaths in Australia, an analysis of state and territory data commissioned by The Age has foun [...] Read full article: Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing death...→

'Three decisions and a two-point plan': How Australia got on top of COVID-19

'Three decisions and a two-point plan': How Australia got on top of COVID-19

As the country moves from a national mobilisation to stop the virus to the next phase, Australia can take a moment to take note of its success. Read full article: 'Three decisions and a two-point plan': ...→

Three-step plan 'broad enough' to include full spectrum of state COVID-19 approaches | Sky News Australia

While the state and territory premiers “have all signed on to the broad approach,” they ultimately will reopen their economies “at very different paces,” Sky N [...] Read full article: Three-step plan 'broad enough' to includ...→

Health officials attempting to achieve 'COVID-19 nirvana' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Smith says some state health bureaucrats want to leave a “famous legacy” and achieve perfection through the “nirvana of COVID-19 eradicatio [...] Read full article: Health officials attempting to achieve '...→

'Claim of big budget boost' due to immigration boom 'is entirely wrong' | Sky News Australia

Former Reserve Bank chief economist Andrew Stone has spoken with Sky News host Peta Credlin of the impacts migration can have on the federal budget and the Aus [...] Read full article: 'Claim of big budget boost' due to immig...→

COVID-19 to usher in ‘profound’ changes in the workplace | Sky News Australia

Working from home will likely become more prevalent and hot desking will be eradicated as workplaces shift in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, according to col [...] Read full article: COVID-19 to usher in ‘profound’ changes ...→

Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but only Australia will be made an example of

Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but only Australia will be made an example of

Sky News host Paul Murray says after 62 nations have come to support Australia’s call for a COVID-19 inquiry it shows “there are a lot more people who have our [...] Read full article: Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but onl...→

COVID-19 response may pare back national debt expectations

COVID-19 response may pare back national debt expectations

A sooner-than-expected reopening of the Australian economy could reduce the amount of spending needed to support it, in turn scaling back the amount of bond is [...] Read full article: COVID-19 response may pare back national...→

Study reveals COVID-19 baby boom unlikely | Sky News Australia

Professor of Obstetrics Julie Quinvalin says a new study projected the birth rate might fall following the coronavirus pandemic despite suggestions of a COVID- [...] Read full article: Study reveals COVID-19 baby boom unlikel...→

As ‘compromised as it is’ the WHO needs to be able to investigate COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says while Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is “trying to turn himself into pretzels” when deciding which position to take on the C [...] Read full article: As ‘compromised as it is’ the WHO needs ...→

US government ‘overreacted’ to COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

As the US continue to grapple the COVID-19 outbreak, there is “zero evidence that these draconian shutdown order have really made any difference" according to [...] Read full article: US government ‘overreacted’ to COVID-19 ...→

COVID-19 inquiry shouldn’t be seen as ‘an attack on any country’: Anthony Albanese | Sky News Australia

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says when 300,000 people die across the world from COVID-19 “surely that demands an open, transparent inquiry” into the caus [...] Read full article: COVID-19 inquiry shouldn’t be seen as ‘a...→

China celebrates coronavirus response in propaganda manifesto | Sky News Australia

China has sensationally declared that “bats are never part of the Chinese diet” and denied that “wet markets” have ever even existed on Chinese soil. An 11,000 [...] Read full article: China celebrates coronavirus response in...→

CBA reports Q3 profit loss of 23 per cent due to COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has reported its third-quarter profits are down more than 23 per cent to $1.3 billion - projecting a cost of $1.5 billion du [...] Read full article: CBA reports Q3 profit loss of 23 per cen...→

Indonesia COVID-19 death toll passes 1,000 mark | Sky News Australia

Indonesia has surpassed 1,000 COVID-19 fatalities after the health ministry reported 16 new deaths and 484 new infections, taking the nation’s total number of [...] Read full article: Indonesia COVID-19 death toll passes 1,0...→

COVID-19 inquiry is ‘close to the bone’ for China: Pauline Hanson | Sky News Australia

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has urged all Australians to “please buy other than Chinese made” products as trade becomes the latest hotbed issue between th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 inquiry is ‘close to the bone’ ...→

Economists urge governments to implement post-COVID reforms | Sky News Australia

As the government prepares to hand down two of the biggest budget deficits in the nation’s history, the Coalition must look to use this crisis to implement a s [...] Read full article: Economists urge governments to implement...→

Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia

Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia

Brazil's troubles with coronavirus will further add to the resilience of the iron ore price.  Read full article: Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia...→

Almost 7,000 COVID-19 cases nationwide, majority recovered | Sky News Australia

Nearly 7,000 COVID-19 cases have been recorded on Australian soil, with the majority of those infected recovered. The death toll stands at 97, with 51 coronavi [...] Read full article: Almost 7,000 COVID-19 cases nationwide, ...→

Government's three-step roadmap a 'watershed moment' in virus response | Sky News Australia

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly has praised the prime minister’s three-step plan to reopen the economy as a “watershed moment in our response [...] Read full article: Government's three-step roadmap a 'water...→

Australia faces ‘its greatest fiscal meltdown in history’ | Sky News Australia

The nation “faces its greatest fiscal meltdown in history,” and while Australians have done the right thing and followed the government’s orders premiers still [...] Read full article: Australia faces ‘its greatest fiscal mel...→

Health officials attempting to achieve 'COVID-19 nirvana' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Smith says some state health bureaucrats want to leave a “famous legacy” and achieve perfection through the “nirvana of COVID-19 eradicatio [...] Read full article: Health officials attempting to achieve '...→

Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 100

Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 100

The country's first and 100th coronavirus deaths show the destruction this virus has wrought across Australia over 80 days. Read full article: Australia COVID-19 death toll reaches 10...→

'Claim of big budget boost' due to immigration boom 'is entirely wrong' | Sky News Australia

Former Reserve Bank chief economist Andrew Stone has spoken with Sky News host Peta Credlin of the impacts migration can have on the federal budget and the Aus [...] Read full article: 'Claim of big budget boost' due to immig...→

Voters want governments to ‘take more risk’ regarding COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Many Australians believe the health risks posed by COVID-19 can be mitigated and are urging their state governments to wind back restrictions, according to The [...] Read full article: Voters want governments to ‘take more ri...→

COVID-19 to usher in ‘profound’ changes in the workplace | Sky News Australia

Working from home will likely become more prevalent and hot desking will be eradicated as workplaces shift in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, according to col [...] Read full article: COVID-19 to usher in ‘profound’ changes ...→

World’s backing of independent COVID investigation ‘a victory for commonsense’ | Sky News Australia

News a coalition of 120 nations have backed an independent investigation into the origins of COVID-19 is a repudiation to those who wanted to kowtow to China, [...] Read full article: World’s backing of independent COVID in...→

Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but only Australia will be made an example of

Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but only Australia will be made an example of

Sky News host Paul Murray says after 62 nations have come to support Australia’s call for a COVID-19 inquiry it shows “there are a lot more people who have our [...] Read full article: Nations support COVID-19 inquiry but onl...→

US accuses China of stealing COVID-19 research | Sky News Australia

Tensions have once again escalated between the United States and China over the coronavirus pandemic after American officials accused Beijing of trying to stea [...] Read full article: US accuses China of stealing COVID-19 re...→

COVID-19 response may pare back national debt expectations

COVID-19 response may pare back national debt expectations

A sooner-than-expected reopening of the Australian economy could reduce the amount of spending needed to support it, in turn scaling back the amount of bond is [...] Read full article: COVID-19 response may pare back national...→

'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back to School' Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns in Australia

'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back to School' Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns in Australia

A curious koala seemed keen for school to return in Lorne, Victoria, and was seen running around campus grounds to ensure everything was in order on May 13. “O [...] Read full article: 'Old Mate Blinky' the Koala 'Goes Back t...→

Study reveals COVID-19 baby boom unlikely | Sky News Australia

Professor of Obstetrics Julie Quinvalin says a new study projected the birth rate might fall following the coronavirus pandemic despite suggestions of a COVID- [...] Read full article: Study reveals COVID-19 baby boom unlikel...→

The world should hold China ‘culpable’ for COVID-19 crisis | Sky News Australia

Australia should decouple from China and consider asking Beijing to pay reparations for the chaos wrought by COVID-19, according to Liberal senator Concetta Fi [...] Read full article: The world should hold China ‘culpable’ f...→

As ‘compromised as it is’ the WHO needs to be able to investigate COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says while Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is “trying to turn himself into pretzels” when deciding which position to take on the C [...] Read full article: As ‘compromised as it is’ the WHO needs ...→

Aussies immune to 'China's secretive and creepy handling of COVID-19' | Sky News Australia

The latest round of “COVID numbers” released by the Lowy Institute suggesting only “68 percent of Australians feel less favourable towards China's system of Go [...] Read full article: Aussies immune to 'China's secretive and...→

US government ‘overreacted’ to COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

As the US continue to grapple the COVID-19 outbreak, there is “zero evidence that these draconian shutdown order have really made any difference" according to [...] Read full article: US government ‘overreacted’ to COVID-19 ...→

COVID-19 is the new HIV: WHO | Sky News Australia

The World Health Organisation has warned COVID-19 could remain indefinitely saying countries may need to live with the endemic much in the same way people live [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is the new HIV: WHO | Sky News ...→

‘Concerted taskforce’ needed to guide tourism industry through COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Peter Gleeson says a “concerted taskforce” must be established to guide Australia’s tourism industry through the current “turbulent times” as the [...] Read full article: ‘Concerted taskforce’ needed to guide to...→

COVID-19 inquiry shouldn’t be seen as ‘an attack on any country’: Anthony Albanese | Sky News Australia

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says when 300,000 people die across the world from COVID-19 “surely that demands an open, transparent inquiry” into the caus [...] Read full article: COVID-19 inquiry shouldn’t be seen as ‘a...→

Government know the true economic damage of COVID-19 but ‘are not telling us’: Albanese | Sky News Australia

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s economic update amid the coronavirus crisis in parliament on Tuesday was a “Seinfeld statem [...] Read full article: Government know the true economic damage...→

China celebrates coronavirus response in propaganda manifesto | Sky News Australia

China has sensationally declared that “bats are never part of the Chinese diet” and denied that “wet markets” have ever even existed on Chinese soil. An 11,000 [...] Read full article: China celebrates coronavirus response in...→

As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial ways for Australia to stay safely on top of COVID-19

As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial ways for Australia to stay safely on top of COVID-19

As Australia's coronavirus restrictions are gradually lifted, we may well see an upswing in cases of COVID-19. The World Health Organisation has warned of the. [...] Read full article: As restrictions ease, here are 5 crucial...→

CBA reports Q3 profit loss of 23 per cent due to COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has reported its third-quarter profits are down more than 23 per cent to $1.3 billion - projecting a cost of $1.5 billion du [...] Read full article: CBA reports Q3 profit loss of 23 per cen...→

Govt appoints mental health officer to manage phsychological fallout of COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

The government has appointed the first deputy chief medical officer for mental health to manage the psychological fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Health M [...] Read full article: Govt appoints mental health officer to m...→

Indonesia COVID-19 death toll passes 1,000 mark | Sky News Australia

Indonesia has surpassed 1,000 COVID-19 fatalities after the health ministry reported 16 new deaths and 484 new infections, taking the nation’s total number of [...] Read full article: Indonesia COVID-19 death toll passes 1,0...→

'Nasty media excitedly count the seconds' until Trump contracts COVID-19: Murray | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says “an awful lot of people” in the American and Australian media “are counting down the seconds till Donald Trump starts coughing a [...] Read full article: 'Nasty media excitedly count the seconds...→

Frydenberg rules out increasing taxes to repay $320bn in stimulus measures | Sky News Australia

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has ruled out increasing taxes to repay the $320 billion in stimulus measures. “The proven path for paying back debt is not through h [...] Read full article: Frydenberg rules out increasing taxes to...→

Red Army lab involved in COVID-19 genetic sequencing a 'clear conflict of interest' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Sharri Markson says it is a “clear conflict of interest” for the laboratory which conducted the genetic sequencing and virus isolation for COVID- [...] Read full article: Red Army lab involved in COVID-19 geneti...→

COVID-19 inquiry is ‘close to the bone’ for China: Pauline Hanson | Sky News Australia

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has urged all Australians to “please buy other than Chinese made” products as trade becomes the latest hotbed issue between th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 inquiry is ‘close to the bone’ ...→

RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when COVID-19 restrictions ease

RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when COVID-19 restrictions ease

The Western Queensland councils economic development body has welcomed Queensland's staged wind back of COVID-19 restrictions. Read full article: RAPAD wants western Qld stimulus when CO...→

Economists urge governments to implement post-COVID reforms | Sky News Australia

As the government prepares to hand down two of the biggest budget deficits in the nation’s history, the Coalition must look to use this crisis to implement a s [...] Read full article: Economists urge governments to implement...→

Covid rapid response teams to hit Victoria

Covid rapid response teams to hit Victoria

Rapid response squads will be established to tackle any new Victorian outbreaks of coronavirus as part of a $20 million package. The new teams will prevent, r. [...] Read full article: Covid rapid response teams to hit Victor...→

Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia

Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia

Brazil's troubles with coronavirus will further add to the resilience of the iron ore price.  Read full article: Brazil’s COVID pain helps Team Australia...→

The Left think a COVID-19 inquiry is a ‘conspiracy’ to get Donald Trump re-elected | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Sharri Markson says the “Left have actually lost the plot” after suggestions there should be an investigation, not into how China “destroyed evid [...] Read full article: The Left think a COVID-19 inquiry is a ‘...→

Almost 7,000 COVID-19 cases nationwide, majority recovered | Sky News Australia

Nearly 7,000 COVID-19 cases have been recorded on Australian soil, with the majority of those infected recovered. The death toll stands at 97, with 51 coronavi [...] Read full article: Almost 7,000 COVID-19 cases nationwide, ...→

NZ considers opening economy after 90 percent of COVID-19 cases recover | Sky News Australia

The New Zealand Cabinet will meet on Monday to decide whether restrictions can be eased allowing domestic travel to restart and most businesses to open. There [...] Read full article: NZ considers opening economy after 90 pe...→

Government's three-step roadmap a 'watershed moment' in virus response | Sky News Australia

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly has praised the prime minister’s three-step plan to reopen the economy as a “watershed moment in our response [...] Read full article: Government's three-step roadmap a 'water...→

Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing deaths' phenomenon, data shows

Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing deaths' phenomenon, data shows

COVID-19 does not appear to have led to a significant increase in deaths in Australia, an analysis of state and territory data commissioned by The Age has foun [...] Read full article: Australia avoids COVID-19 'missing death...→

'Three decisions and a two-point plan': How Australia got on top of COVID-19

'Three decisions and a two-point plan': How Australia got on top of COVID-19

As the country moves from a national mobilisation to stop the virus to the next phase, Australia can take a moment to take note of its success. Read full article: 'Three decisions and a two-point plan': ...→

Australia faces ‘its greatest fiscal meltdown in history’ | Sky News Australia

The nation “faces its greatest fiscal meltdown in history,” and while Australians have done the right thing and followed the government’s orders premiers still [...] Read full article: Australia faces ‘its greatest fiscal mel...→

Three-step plan 'broad enough' to include full spectrum of state COVID-19 approaches | Sky News Australia

While the state and territory premiers “have all signed on to the broad approach,” they ultimately will reopen their economies “at very different paces,” Sky N [...] Read full article: Three-step plan 'broad enough' to includ...→