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Australia maps out staged reopening of economy

With fewer than 20 new infections each day, prime minister Scott Morrison said Australian states and territories on Friday agreed a road map to remove most of the curbs

Families enjoy a clear evening on the coast amidst the easing of restrictions implemented to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sydney, Australia, on 6 May 2020

New Zealand records no new coronavirus cases for a second day

New Zealand recorded no new coronavirus cases for a second day in a row on Tuesday, and prime minister Jacinda Ardern said the outcome of her discussions with Australia on a travel bubble between the ...

The New Zealand Warriors NRL team, which will live and train in Australia under quarantine conditions due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), arrives at the Tamworth Airport in Tamworth, Australia, 3 May 2020.

Australian police put a 90-day limit on 'draconian' virus measures

Australian authorities on Thursday began putting time limits on the use of police to enforce restrictions on personal movement intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as standoffs continued ...

A man waiting to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) waits at the front gates of a pop-up clinic at Bondi Beach, after several outbreaks were recorded in the area, in Sydney, Australia, 1 April 2020.

Christchurch shooter Tarrant pleads guilty

A suspected white supremacist accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand's worst mass shooting changed his plea to guilty in a surprise move on Thursday.

Brenton Tarrant, the man charged in relation to the Christchurch massacre appear in the dock charged with murder in the Christchurch District Court on 16 March 2019,

NZ declares national emergency

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday declared a state of national emergency as the country prepared to go into a complete lockdown at midnight to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during a joint press conference held with Australian prime minister Scott Morrison at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia, 28 February 2020.

Australia hunts 2,700 cruise passengers over virus fears

Australia issued an urgent call for 2,700 cruise ship passengers who disembarked in central Sydney to isolate themselves and contact authorities Friday, after four travellers tested positive for ...

Sydney Opera House. Photo: Reuters

Australia isolates all international arrivals

Australia on Sunday announced anyone arriving into the country will face mandatory 14-day self-isolation, in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

In this file photo taken Australian prime minister Scott Morrison (C) speaks as he sits with Australian state premiers and territory leaders during a media conference after the Meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) at Parramatta Stadium, in western Sydney on 13 March 2020.

Muslims still feel unsafe a yr after NZ massacre

Aliya Danzeisen rises before dawn every day to hear the news so she can prepare her school-age daughters for any harassment they may face for being Muslim.

Members of the Muslim community leave after attending congregational Friday prayers, two days ahead of the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque shootings, at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch on 13 March 2020. AFP

NZ says everyone entering country must self-isolate

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday that everyone entering the country from midnight Sunday must self isolate for 14 days in an effort to contain the spread of the new ...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a news conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, 13 March 2020.

Bullied Australian boy to donate $475,000 to charity

An Australian boy with dwarfism whose distress from bullying became a viral video will donate hundreds-of-thousands of dollars in donations to charity rather than a trip to Disneyland.The clip of ...

Bullied Australian boy to donate $475,000 to charity
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