Shane Warne names all-time Australian Test XI, big names excluded

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne named his all-time Test XI and picked Allan Border as the captain of this side. He took to Instagram to name this side and picked all the players with whom he had played during his career. “I am only picking players that I played with that is why David Warner […]

Miles Franklin award 2019: shortlisted Australian authors ‘unafraid to take risks’

Hall may be in line for his third Miles Franklin with A Stolen Season, a novel comprised of three apparently unrelated but interwoven stories, the main thread of which follows an Iraq war veteran, returned after reconstructive surgery to the care of his estranged wife.

Australians face fines of up to $13,000 for ‘gathering’ with more than ONE other person from today as virus shutdown tightens – and Aussies are told there are now only four excuses for leaving home

* Practise good hygiene. This means thoroughly washing your hands with soap and water, including before and after eating and after going to the toilet. It is vital people cover their coughs and sneezes with their elbow or a tissue – and if it is with a tissue, that the tissue is put straight into […]

Coronavirus: Australian government announces $130b support package

“When you consider what is in the national interest, it is obviously national security grounds, it is the character of the investor, it is competitions issues, it is tax issues, and that is what I as the Treasurer and the Foreign Investment Review Board will assess every foreign investment proposal against.”

‘Treated worse than criminals’: Australian arrivals put into quarantine lament conditions

“The hotel staff are trying to do their best and they’re being very polite, and any request they’re doing their best to accommodate. It does feel as though it’s a bit of a rush job to make a political statement that looks like the government is doing something.

ALL Australians returning from overseas to be forcibly quarantined in isolation hotels under military guard before being allowed back in their homes to stem the spread of deadly coronavirus

As business owners shut their doors and lay off staff across the country in the wake of drastic COVID-19 restrictions, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Governments were thrashing out the details of measures to save businesses from going under during the crisis.

Steve Hilton: Open where possible, closed where necessary – that’s how the economy survives coronavirus

Open where possible, closed where necessary. To enable that flexibility, we’ll need to continue the rapid progress in testing so we can decide place by place where it’s possible to open up, and where it’s necessary to stay closed. But the vital thing the president did last week was to change the conversation from the […]

Senate fintech committee re-opens inquiry to focus on COVID-19 aftermath

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National cabinet to consider lockdowns for coronavirus hotspots and help for renters

“One of the challenges that we are grappling with is that the situation in different parts of the country, in terms of community transmission for example, is different. And so some jurisdictions are under more immediate pressure to respond more quickly,” Barr said.

Inside quarantine ‘hell’: Travellers returning to Australia from overseas complain about being forced to stay in five-star hotels and given three meals a day to prevent the spread of coronavirus

* Closed: schools in Victoria and ACT, gyms, indoor sports venues, pubs, cinemas, nightclubs, casinos, places of worship, theme parks, auction houses, food courts in shopping centres, beauty therapy, tanning, waxing, nail salons, spas and tattoo parlours, galleries, museums, libraries, youth centres, community halls, clubs, RSL clubs, swimming pools, amusement parks, arcades, indoor and outdoor […]