Vaccinated Australians will be able to avoid some lockdown restrictions and international border rules will be loosened once enough people get both doses of a vaccine.
- by David Crowe and Katina Curtis
While NSW has previously declined an offer for military assistance to enforce public health orders, police said an escalation of the operation justified the request.
- by Fergus Hunter
While the uptake of AstraZeneca has increased since the Sydney outbreak, especially among under 40s, the rate of vaccination would not see the majority of the state’s population inoculated against COVID-19 until the end of the year.
- by Lucy Cormack, Rachel Clun, Alexandra Smith and Lucy Carroll
Australia’s biggest unions have joined with business groups to oppose the government’s new laws overhauling management of critical infrastructure.
- by Anthony Galloway
The country’s leaders on Friday will look at how many Australians must be vaccinated in order to end lockdowns, while income support has returned to the level of the original JobKeeper scheme.
- by Rachel Clun and Katina Curtis
Hopefully, the last 18 months will not provide the template for the uncertain times ahead.
- by Shaun Carney
Per Capita executive director Emma Dawson announced her decision in a series of tweets on Tuesday evening that she would not contest the seat of Melbourne.
- by Rob Harris
Failure to condemn outlandish and extreme views, particularly from politicians, can give succour to those in the community who are seeking a cause for their anger.
- by Jenna Price
A public register will reveal federal politicians who don’t take a training session on preventing and responding to allegations of sexual harassment and bullying.
- by Katina Curtis
NSW has recorded 145 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, including at least 76 who were infectious in the community.
- by Mary Ward, Daniella White and Lucy Cormack
The pharmaceutical giant has welcomed new guidance from the national vaccine advisory group that younger Sydneysiders should strongly consider taking its jab.
- by Emma Koehn