Australian economy

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 19 deaths and 322 new Covid cases as Queensland avoids widespread outbreak | World news

There is a lot more of this popping up now – federal Victorian government MPs publicly criticising the Andrews government – something the prime minister has said he wants to avoid (at

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UK begins talks with Australia and New Zealand on free trade deal for post-Brexit era | Business

Australia and New Zealand are about to begin negotiations on a free trade agreement with the UK in what the Australian trade minister said was “a strong signal of our mutual support

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State-funded airlines gain in global market after Qantas, Virgin Australia halt international flights | Australia news

Qantas and Virgin Australia have halted international commercial flights after government funding for select overseas routes ended, allowing some state-funded competitors to close in on the global market. The Australian government has

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Australia coronavirus latest news: Qld border could stay closed until September as 12 Victorian McDonalds shut – live updates | World news

There had been hopes that Queensland would re-open its borders in June, but in case you missed it, Annastacia Palaszczuk just poured cold water over that. Speaking to ABC News Breakfast, the

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Coronavirus Australia update latest: Victoria to test 100,000 people in two weeks as 1 million download tracing app – live news | Australia news

I intend to develop and publish an audit program of the government’s Covid-19 response, and work is now under way to develop the approach. The audit program will focus on providing parliament

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Coronavirus Australia news: NSW confirms 186 new cases as Victoria pushes for stage 3 lockdown – live updates | Australia news

Overnight I joined G20 leaders for an extraordinary summit, hosted by … king Salman of Saudi Arabia. The G20 has come together to tackle what will be one of the most difficult

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