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Plan to get Australia’s economy back on track ‘doesn’t make sense’

Cheap gas is being held up as the key to Australia’s post-COVID future but experts have slammed the idea as “silly” and say it “doesn’t make sense”. Read full article: Plan to get Australia’s economy back on ...→

Plan to get Australia’s economy back on track ‘doesn’t make sense’

Cheap gas is being held up as the key to Australia’s post-COVID future but experts have slammed the idea as “silly” and say it “doesn’t make sense”. Read full article: Plan to get Australia’s economy back on ...→

Big league boys back on training track - The Guardian

Big league boys back on training track - The Guardian

Cohen Mortimersport@theguardian. com. auAFL training returned on Monday and while many of the players are itching to return to the field, the postponement of t [...] Read full article: Big league boys back on training track -...→

Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

The government is considering a proposal to allow young Australians to stay on their parents' health insurance plans until the age of 30. Read full article: Insurers back plan for private health pl...→

NSW to unveil post-lockdown congestion management plan | Sky News Australia

The New South Wales government is set to unveil a plan today to manage the influx of people returning to work and school as the state moves out of lockdown. Pr [...] Read full article: NSW to unveil post-lockdown congestion m...→

Helen Haines launches renewable energy plan for regional Australia - Shepparton News

Helen Haines launches renewable energy plan for regional Australia - Shepparton News

Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has launched a plan to ensure regional Australia benefits from a coming boom in renewable energy. On her website, Dr Haine [...] Read full article: Helen Haines launches renewable energy p...→

PM dismisses 'snap back' comments as semantics | Sky News Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has “every confidence” in the ability of Australian businesses to rebuild following the coronavirus crisis. Opposition le [...] Read full article: PM dismisses 'snap back' comments as sem...→

Virus Watch: just how long till the economy bounces back?

Crikey cuts through all the numbers on the cost of coronavirus. Plus, Victoria heads back to school, and Boris loses breakfast TV. Read full article: Virus Watch: just how long till the econ...→

Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cases

Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cases

The Spanish league is not changing its plan to resume competing after five players from clubs in the first and second divisions tested positive for COVID-19... [...] Read full article: Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cas...→

‘He’d bring back the White Australia policy’

‘He’d bring back the White Australia policy’

Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has reinforced his club’s commitment to the AFL’s China push and issued a scathing response to Mick Malthouse’s criticism of [...] Read full article: ‘He’d bring back the White Australia pol...→

Cafes only allowed to seat up to 10 people 'won't make money' | Sky News Australia

Gambaro Group Managing Director John Gambaro says reopening restaurants and café’s for a maximum of 10 people “won’t make money” but moves along “the right pat [...] Read full article: Cafes only allowed to seat up to 10 peop...→

PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-safe economy'

PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-safe economy'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed the three-step plan for a "COVID-safe economy" by July. Here's when gyms, pubs and restaurants will reopen. Read full article: PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-s...→

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-step program to ease up on restrictions and restart the e [...] Read full article: PM announces three-step plan to reopen A...→

Germany finds a 'road back' from coronavirus devastation | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says with 1800 deaths as a result of coronavirus, Germany is "finding a road back," by beginning to lift some of its lockdown restric [...] Read full article: Germany finds a 'road back' from coronav...→

Australian banks are the 'shock absorbers' of the COVID economy | Sky News Australia

Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh says there will be "no nasty balloon payment" at the end of the bank imposed repayment freeze, as more than 320,0 [...] Read full article: Australian banks are the 'shock absorber...→

LNP 'unveil roadmap' to reopen the Qld economy as Labor 'sit on their hands' | Sky News Australia

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington says while “the Palaszczuk government have been sitting on their hands,” the Liberal National Party of Queensland [...] Read full article: LNP 'unveil roadmap' to reopen the Qld e...→

Electric passenger trains back on track between Lithgow and Mount Victoria

Electric passenger trains back on track between Lithgow and Mount Victoria

From Saturday, May 23 electric train services will resume on the 25 kilometre line between Lithgow and Mount Victoria. Read full article: Electric passenger trains back on track ...→

Australia hits back at China as Trump issues WHO threat

Australia hits back at China as Trump issues WHO threat

Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has attacked China’s embassy in Canberra for calling Australia’s success in getting an international inquiry “nothing but a jok [...] Read full article: Australia hits back at China as Trump is...→

'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...→

Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia Post site

Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia Post site

A developer’s plan for Australia Post’s former sprawling distribution centre includes townhouses, a tavern, medical centre and buildings up to eight storeys. Read full article: Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia...→

Scientists 'undermine Trump's narrative on coronavirus and reopening of the economy' | Sky News Australia

The New Republic reporter Alex Shephard says the reopening of the United States has demonstrated a “split screen of most of the coronavirus response”. Dr Antho [...] Read full article: Scientists 'undermine Trump's narrative ...→

Second coronavirus surge warning for Australia as economy reopens

Second coronavirus surge warning for Australia as economy reopens

Australia is on guard for a second coronavirus surge as restrictions begin to ease following outbreaks in other countries in similar circumstances. Read full article: Second coronavirus surge warning for Aus...→

Govt could wind back JobKeeper, JobSeeker from July | Sky News Australia

The federal government is “seriously considering” winding back the JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments from as early as July, Sky News Political Editor Andrew Cle [...] Read full article: Govt could wind back JobKeeper, JobSeeke...→

'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warns Australia as economy reopens

'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warns Australia as economy reopens

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned Australia there will be more outbreaks of COVID-19 as the nation emerges from shutdown. Read full article: 'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warn...→

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...→

How UFC can help NRL make most of being first back

How UFC can help NRL make most of being first back

With only three weeks until the NRL relaunches, UFC boss Dana White has offered Peter V’landys access to not only his hyped COVID-19 playbook, but also any new [...] Read full article: How UFC can help NRL make most of being ...→

Market finishes flat due to US economy concerns | Sky News Australia

The ASX has slipped at the end of trade on Thursday due to the "grim news" coming out of the US economy, according to Sky news business editor Ticky Fullerton. Read full article: Market finishes flat due to US economy c...→

Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA economy

Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA economy

High profile WA home builder Dale Alcock will share his thoughts on how we should be revving up the economy post coronavirus. Listen LIVE at 8.45am. Read full article: Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA econo...→

School of St Jude in Tanzania continues to 'make a difference' despite COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

School of St Jude Founder Gemma Sisia says her charity-funded school which seeks to educate disadvantaged but bright students in the Arusha District of Tanzani [...] Read full article: School of St Jude in Tanzania continues ...→

Pakistan fights back against Australia with a gritty ton from Azhar Ali | bharattimes.com

Pakistan fights back against Australia with a gritty ton from Azhar Ali | bharattimes.com

Melbourne, December 27: Pakistan rode on a magnificent unbeaten century from opener Azhar Ali (139 not out) to end the second day at 310/6 against Australia as [...] Read full article: Pakistan fights back against Australia w...→

Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley measures | Sky News Australia

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says Labor will support any “sensible measures” put forward by the government to resolve barley tariff tension with China. C [...] Read full article: Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley ...→

One country’s plan to lure back tourists

One country’s plan to lure back tourists

Iceland is keen to get tourists back – and it’s handing out COVID-19 tests in a bid to woo us. Read full article: One country’s plan to lure back tourists...→

Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with capital city plan

Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with capital city plan

REGIONAL airline Rex could move to fill any void left by Virgin Australia and expand into flights between capital cities. Read full article: Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with...→

What do you think of the back-to-school plan? Here's what readers are telling us

What do you think of the back-to-school plan? Here's what readers are telling us

Victorian families are preparing for another upheaval caused by coronavirus as prep, grades one and two and years 11 and 12 return to classroom teaching across [...] Read full article: What do you think of the back-to-school ...→

Students flock back to NT schools | Sky News Australia

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner has welcomed the news that school attendance in the territory has reached record levels despite the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: Students flock back to NT schools | Sky ...→

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 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': ...→

Reopening the economy to create a ‘fertile environment’ for viral spread | Sky News Australia

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth says the country will be reopened “as quickly as the medical advice will allow”. Dr Coatsworth’s comment follow [...] Read full article: Reopening the economy to create a ‘ferti...→

Decision to implement three-step plan up to state, territory leaders | Sky News Australia

During questions after his announcement on Friday, Scott Morrison announced it was be up the state and territory premiers to outline their own timeline for imp [...] Read full article: Decision to implement three-step plan up...→

Australia is already heading out to boost economy

Australia is already heading out to boost economy

Visits to workplaces are up 3 per cent on last week according to Google tracking, while hours spent at home have declined. Read full article: Australia is already heading out to boos...→

Lockdown advocates turn reopening the economy into a 'moral issue' | Sky News Australia

The Australian's Adam Creighton says there is not “one morally right strategy” for dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Mr Creighton said it is “simply not tru [...] Read full article: Lockdown advocates turn reopening the ec...→

It's wonderful: the Green Machine is back on the track

It's wonderful: the Green Machine is back on the track

They'll wake up sore, even the coaches, but it was wonderful. The Canberra Raiders season is back on the training track. Read full article: It's wonderful: the Green Machine is bac...→

Big league boys back on training track - The Guardian

Big league boys back on training track - The Guardian

Cohen Mortimersport@theguardian. com. auAFL training returned on Monday and while many of the players are itching to return to the field, the postponement of t [...] Read full article: Big league boys back on training track -...→

Pakistan fights back against Australia with a gritty ton from Azhar Ali | bharattimes.com

Pakistan fights back against Australia with a gritty ton from Azhar Ali | bharattimes.com

Melbourne, December 27: Pakistan rode on a magnificent unbeaten century from opener Azhar Ali (139 not out) to end the second day at 310/6 against Australia as [...] Read full article: Pakistan fights back against Australia w...→

Australia hits back at China as Trump issues WHO threat

Australia hits back at China as Trump issues WHO threat

Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has attacked China’s embassy in Canberra for calling Australia’s success in getting an international inquiry “nothing but a jok [...] Read full article: Australia hits back at China as Trump is...→

NSW to unveil post-lockdown congestion management plan | Sky News Australia

The New South Wales government is set to unveil a plan today to manage the influx of people returning to work and school as the state moves out of lockdown. Pr [...] Read full article: NSW to unveil post-lockdown congestion m...→

One country’s plan to lure back tourists

One country’s plan to lure back tourists

Iceland is keen to get tourists back – and it’s handing out COVID-19 tests in a bid to woo us. Read full article: One country’s plan to lure back tourists...→

Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia Post site

Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia Post site

A developer’s plan for Australia Post’s former sprawling distribution centre includes townhouses, a tavern, medical centre and buildings up to eight storeys. Read full article: Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia...→

PM dismisses 'snap back' comments as semantics | Sky News Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has “every confidence” in the ability of Australian businesses to rebuild following the coronavirus crisis. Opposition le [...] Read full article: PM dismisses 'snap back' comments as sem...→

What do you think of the back-to-school plan? Here's what readers are telling us

What do you think of the back-to-school plan? Here's what readers are telling us

Victorian families are preparing for another upheaval caused by coronavirus as prep, grades one and two and years 11 and 12 return to classroom teaching across [...] Read full article: What do you think of the back-to-school ...→

Second coronavirus surge warning for Australia as economy reopens

Second coronavirus surge warning for Australia as economy reopens

Australia is on guard for a second coronavirus surge as restrictions begin to ease following outbreaks in other countries in similar circumstances. Read full article: Second coronavirus surge warning for Aus...→

Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cases

Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cases

The Spanish league is not changing its plan to resume competing after five players from clubs in the first and second divisions tested positive for COVID-19... [...] Read full article: Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cas...→

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...→

'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warns Australia as economy reopens

'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warns Australia as economy reopens

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned Australia there will be more outbreaks of COVID-19 as the nation emerges from shutdown. Read full article: 'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warn...→

Cafes only allowed to seat up to 10 people 'won't make money' | Sky News Australia

Gambaro Group Managing Director John Gambaro says reopening restaurants and café’s for a maximum of 10 people “won’t make money” but moves along “the right pat [...] Read full article: Cafes only allowed to seat up to 10 peop...→

Reopening the economy to create a ‘fertile environment’ for viral spread | Sky News Australia

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth says the country will be reopened “as quickly as the medical advice will allow”. Dr Coatsworth’s comment follow [...] Read full article: Reopening the economy to create a ‘ferti...→

How UFC can help NRL make most of being first back

How UFC can help NRL make most of being first back

With only three weeks until the NRL relaunches, UFC boss Dana White has offered Peter V’landys access to not only his hyped COVID-19 playbook, but also any new [...] Read full article: How UFC can help NRL make most of being ...→

PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-safe economy'

PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-safe economy'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed the three-step plan for a "COVID-safe economy" by July. Here's when gyms, pubs and restaurants will reopen. Read full article: PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-s...→

Decision to implement three-step plan up to state, territory leaders | Sky News Australia

During questions after his announcement on Friday, Scott Morrison announced it was be up the state and territory premiers to outline their own timeline for imp [...] Read full article: Decision to implement three-step plan up...→

Germany finds a 'road back' from coronavirus devastation | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says with 1800 deaths as a result of coronavirus, Germany is "finding a road back," by beginning to lift some of its lockdown restric [...] Read full article: Germany finds a 'road back' from coronav...→

Lockdown advocates turn reopening the economy into a 'moral issue' | Sky News Australia

The Australian's Adam Creighton says there is not “one morally right strategy” for dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Mr Creighton said it is “simply not tru [...] Read full article: Lockdown advocates turn reopening the ec...→

Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA economy

Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA economy

High profile WA home builder Dale Alcock will share his thoughts on how we should be revving up the economy post coronavirus. Listen LIVE at 8.45am. Read full article: Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA econo...→

LNP 'unveil roadmap' to reopen the Qld economy as Labor 'sit on their hands' | Sky News Australia

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington says while “the Palaszczuk government have been sitting on their hands,” the Liberal National Party of Queensland [...] Read full article: LNP 'unveil roadmap' to reopen the Qld e...→

It's wonderful: the Green Machine is back on the track

It's wonderful: the Green Machine is back on the track

They'll wake up sore, even the coaches, but it was wonderful. The Canberra Raiders season is back on the training track. Read full article: It's wonderful: the Green Machine is bac...→

Electric passenger trains back on track between Lithgow and Mount Victoria

Electric passenger trains back on track between Lithgow and Mount Victoria

From Saturday, May 23 electric train services will resume on the 25 kilometre line between Lithgow and Mount Victoria. Read full article: Electric passenger trains back on track ...→

Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

The government is considering a proposal to allow young Australians to stay on their parents' health insurance plans until the age of 30. Read full article: Insurers back plan for private health pl...→

Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley measures | Sky News Australia

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says Labor will support any “sensible measures” put forward by the government to resolve barley tariff tension with China. C [...] Read full article: Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley ...→

'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...→

Helen Haines launches renewable energy plan for regional Australia - Shepparton News

Helen Haines launches renewable energy plan for regional Australia - Shepparton News

Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has launched a plan to ensure regional Australia benefits from a coming boom in renewable energy. On her website, Dr Haine [...] Read full article: Helen Haines launches renewable energy p...→

Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with capital city plan

Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with capital city plan

REGIONAL airline Rex could move to fill any void left by Virgin Australia and expand into flights between capital cities. Read full article: Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with...→

Scientists 'undermine Trump's narrative on coronavirus and reopening of the economy' | Sky News Australia

The New Republic reporter Alex Shephard says the reopening of the United States has demonstrated a “split screen of most of the coronavirus response”. Dr Antho [...] Read full article: Scientists 'undermine Trump's narrative ...→

Virus Watch: just how long till the economy bounces back?

Crikey cuts through all the numbers on the cost of coronavirus. Plus, Victoria heads back to school, and Boris loses breakfast TV. Read full article: Virus Watch: just how long till the econ...→

Students flock back to NT schools | Sky News Australia

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner has welcomed the news that school attendance in the territory has reached record levels despite the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: Students flock back to NT schools | Sky ...→

Govt could wind back JobKeeper, JobSeeker from July | Sky News Australia

The federal government is “seriously considering” winding back the JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments from as early as July, Sky News Political Editor Andrew Cle [...] Read full article: Govt could wind back JobKeeper, JobSeeke...→

‘He’d bring back the White Australia policy’

‘He’d bring back the White Australia policy’

Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has reinforced his club’s commitment to the AFL’s China push and issued a scathing response to Mick Malthouse’s criticism of [...] Read full article: ‘He’d bring back the White Australia pol...→

'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...→

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-step program to ease up on restrictions and restart the e [...] Read full article: PM announces three-step plan to reopen A...→

Australia is already heading out to boost economy

Australia is already heading out to boost economy

Visits to workplaces are up 3 per cent on last week according to Google tracking, while hours spent at home have declined. Read full article: Australia is already heading out to boos...→

Market finishes flat due to US economy concerns | Sky News Australia

The ASX has slipped at the end of trade on Thursday due to the "grim news" coming out of the US economy, according to Sky news business editor Ticky Fullerton. Read full article: Market finishes flat due to US economy c...→

Australian banks are the 'shock absorbers' of the COVID economy | Sky News Australia

Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh says there will be "no nasty balloon payment" at the end of the bank imposed repayment freeze, as more than 320,0 [...] Read full article: Australian banks are the 'shock absorber...→

School of St Jude in Tanzania continues to 'make a difference' despite COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

School of St Jude Founder Gemma Sisia says her charity-funded school which seeks to educate disadvantaged but bright students in the Arusha District of Tanzani [...] Read full article: School of St Jude in Tanzania continues ...→

Big league boys back on training track - The Guardian

Big league boys back on training track - The Guardian

Cohen Mortimersport@theguardian. com. auAFL training returned on Monday and while many of the players are itching to return to the field, the postponement of t [...] Read full article: Big league boys back on training track -...→

Electric passenger trains back on track between Lithgow and Mount Victoria

Electric passenger trains back on track between Lithgow and Mount Victoria

From Saturday, May 23 electric train services will resume on the 25 kilometre line between Lithgow and Mount Victoria. Read full article: Electric passenger trains back on track ...→

Pakistan fights back against Australia with a gritty ton from Azhar Ali | bharattimes.com

Pakistan fights back against Australia with a gritty ton from Azhar Ali | bharattimes.com

Melbourne, December 27: Pakistan rode on a magnificent unbeaten century from opener Azhar Ali (139 not out) to end the second day at 310/6 against Australia as [...] Read full article: Pakistan fights back against Australia w...→

Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

The government is considering a proposal to allow young Australians to stay on their parents' health insurance plans until the age of 30. Read full article: Insurers back plan for private health pl...→

Australia hits back at China as Trump issues WHO threat

Australia hits back at China as Trump issues WHO threat

Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has attacked China’s embassy in Canberra for calling Australia’s success in getting an international inquiry “nothing but a jok [...] Read full article: Australia hits back at China as Trump is...→

Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley measures | Sky News Australia

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says Labor will support any “sensible measures” put forward by the government to resolve barley tariff tension with China. C [...] Read full article: Labor to back govt on 'sensible' barley ...→

NSW to unveil post-lockdown congestion management plan | Sky News Australia

The New South Wales government is set to unveil a plan today to manage the influx of people returning to work and school as the state moves out of lockdown. Pr [...] Read full article: NSW to unveil post-lockdown congestion m...→

'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...→

One country’s plan to lure back tourists

One country’s plan to lure back tourists

Iceland is keen to get tourists back – and it’s handing out COVID-19 tests in a bid to woo us. Read full article: One country’s plan to lure back tourists...→

Helen Haines launches renewable energy plan for regional Australia - Shepparton News

Helen Haines launches renewable energy plan for regional Australia - Shepparton News

Federal Member for Indi Helen Haines has launched a plan to ensure regional Australia benefits from a coming boom in renewable energy. On her website, Dr Haine [...] Read full article: Helen Haines launches renewable energy p...→

Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia Post site

Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia Post site

A developer’s plan for Australia Post’s former sprawling distribution centre includes townhouses, a tavern, medical centre and buildings up to eight storeys. Read full article: Bold plan revealed for huge ex-Australia...→

Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with capital city plan

Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with capital city plan

REGIONAL airline Rex could move to fill any void left by Virgin Australia and expand into flights between capital cities. Read full article: Rex looks at Virgin Australia space with...→

PM dismisses 'snap back' comments as semantics | Sky News Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has “every confidence” in the ability of Australian businesses to rebuild following the coronavirus crisis. Opposition le [...] Read full article: PM dismisses 'snap back' comments as sem...→

Scientists 'undermine Trump's narrative on coronavirus and reopening of the economy' | Sky News Australia

The New Republic reporter Alex Shephard says the reopening of the United States has demonstrated a “split screen of most of the coronavirus response”. Dr Antho [...] Read full article: Scientists 'undermine Trump's narrative ...→

What do you think of the back-to-school plan? Here's what readers are telling us

What do you think of the back-to-school plan? Here's what readers are telling us

Victorian families are preparing for another upheaval caused by coronavirus as prep, grades one and two and years 11 and 12 return to classroom teaching across [...] Read full article: What do you think of the back-to-school ...→

Virus Watch: just how long till the economy bounces back?

Crikey cuts through all the numbers on the cost of coronavirus. Plus, Victoria heads back to school, and Boris loses breakfast TV. Read full article: Virus Watch: just how long till the econ...→

Second coronavirus surge warning for Australia as economy reopens

Second coronavirus surge warning for Australia as economy reopens

Australia is on guard for a second coronavirus surge as restrictions begin to ease following outbreaks in other countries in similar circumstances. Read full article: Second coronavirus surge warning for Aus...→

Students flock back to NT schools | Sky News Australia

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner has welcomed the news that school attendance in the territory has reached record levels despite the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: Students flock back to NT schools | Sky ...→

Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cases

Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cases

The Spanish league is not changing its plan to resume competing after five players from clubs in the first and second divisions tested positive for COVID-19... [...] Read full article: Spain plan on track despite Covid-19 cas...→

Govt could wind back JobKeeper, JobSeeker from July | Sky News Australia

The federal government is “seriously considering” winding back the JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments from as early as July, Sky News Political Editor Andrew Cle [...] Read full article: Govt could wind back JobKeeper, JobSeeke...→

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...→

‘He’d bring back the White Australia policy’

‘He’d bring back the White Australia policy’

Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has reinforced his club’s commitment to the AFL’s China push and issued a scathing response to Mick Malthouse’s criticism of [...] Read full article: ‘He’d bring back the White Australia pol...→

'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warns Australia as economy reopens

'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warns Australia as economy reopens

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned Australia there will be more outbreaks of COVID-19 as the nation emerges from shutdown. Read full article: 'There will be outbreaks': Morrison warn...→

'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': ...→

Cafes only allowed to seat up to 10 people 'won't make money' | Sky News Australia

Gambaro Group Managing Director John Gambaro says reopening restaurants and café’s for a maximum of 10 people “won’t make money” but moves along “the right pat [...] Read full article: Cafes only allowed to seat up to 10 peop...→

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...→

Reopening the economy to create a ‘fertile environment’ for viral spread | Sky News Australia

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Coatsworth says the country will be reopened “as quickly as the medical advice will allow”. Dr Coatsworth’s comment follow [...] Read full article: Reopening the economy to create a ‘ferti...→

How UFC can help NRL make most of being first back

How UFC can help NRL make most of being first back

With only three weeks until the NRL relaunches, UFC boss Dana White has offered Peter V’landys access to not only his hyped COVID-19 playbook, but also any new [...] Read full article: How UFC can help NRL make most of being ...→

PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-safe economy'

PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-safe economy'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed the three-step plan for a "COVID-safe economy" by July. Here's when gyms, pubs and restaurants will reopen. Read full article: PM reveals three-stage plan for 'COVID-s...→

Decision to implement three-step plan up to state, territory leaders | Sky News Australia

During questions after his announcement on Friday, Scott Morrison announced it was be up the state and territory premiers to outline their own timeline for imp [...] Read full article: Decision to implement three-step plan up...→

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-step program to ease up on restrictions and restart the e [...] Read full article: PM announces three-step plan to reopen A...→

Australia is already heading out to boost economy

Australia is already heading out to boost economy

Visits to workplaces are up 3 per cent on last week according to Google tracking, while hours spent at home have declined. Read full article: Australia is already heading out to boos...→

Germany finds a 'road back' from coronavirus devastation | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Paul Murray says with 1800 deaths as a result of coronavirus, Germany is "finding a road back," by beginning to lift some of its lockdown restric [...] Read full article: Germany finds a 'road back' from coronav...→

Market finishes flat due to US economy concerns | Sky News Australia

The ASX has slipped at the end of trade on Thursday due to the "grim news" coming out of the US economy, according to Sky news business editor Ticky Fullerton. Read full article: Market finishes flat due to US economy c...→

Lockdown advocates turn reopening the economy into a 'moral issue' | Sky News Australia

The Australian's Adam Creighton says there is not “one morally right strategy” for dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Mr Creighton said it is “simply not tru [...] Read full article: Lockdown advocates turn reopening the ec...→

Australian banks are the 'shock absorbers' of the COVID economy | Sky News Australia

Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh says there will be "no nasty balloon payment" at the end of the bank imposed repayment freeze, as more than 320,0 [...] Read full article: Australian banks are the 'shock absorber...→

Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA economy

Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA economy

High profile WA home builder Dale Alcock will share his thoughts on how we should be revving up the economy post coronavirus. Listen LIVE at 8.45am. Read full article: Dale’s Alcock’s plan to rebuild WA econo...→

LNP 'unveil roadmap' to reopen the Qld economy as Labor 'sit on their hands' | Sky News Australia

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington says while “the Palaszczuk government have been sitting on their hands,” the Liberal National Party of Queensland [...] Read full article: LNP 'unveil roadmap' to reopen the Qld e...→

School of St Jude in Tanzania continues to 'make a difference' despite COVID-19 | Sky News Australia

School of St Jude Founder Gemma Sisia says her charity-funded school which seeks to educate disadvantaged but bright students in the Arusha District of Tanzani [...] Read full article: School of St Jude in Tanzania continues ...→

It's wonderful: the Green Machine is back on the track

It's wonderful: the Green Machine is back on the track

They'll wake up sore, even the coaches, but it was wonderful. The Canberra Raiders season is back on the training track. Read full article: It's wonderful: the Green Machine is bac...→