Fresh lockdown measures take effect

NUMBERS * Australian deaths: 16 – up two from Saturday. (eight in NSW, four in Vic, two in WA, two in Qld) * Confirmed cases in Australia: 3980 – up 351 from Saturday. * NSW remains the worst hit with 1791 after 186 new cases were confirmed since Saturday. * …

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Everything that is now closed

Federal and state governments have moved to further restrict public gatherings of people from 10 to two. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a raft of new changes following a national cabinet meeting on Sunday, and said the two-person limit was for “public spaces and other areas of gathering”. The limit …

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PM urges businesses to ‘re-think business model’ amid COVID-19

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After a National Cabinet meeting on Sunday evening, states and territories will move to ban the eviction of both commercial and residential tenants in a bid to ensure businesses can reopen on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged businesses and landlords to “sit down …

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Sign lockdown measures are working

Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt have both made a point of mentioning one statistic, which they say is evidence Australia’s anti-coronavirus measures are working. In short, while the number of coronavirus cases across the country is still increasing, it is doing so at a more gradual rate than …

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