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Thousands in Australia defy bans at Black Lives Matter protestsThousands of Australians gathered in protests on Saturday embracing the cause of U.S. protesters angered by the death of a black man in police custody, defying bans and police warnings that fines will..
Australians urged not to take part in Black Lives Matter protestsAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged people not to attend planned Black Lives Matter protests around the country this weekend, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
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Australia to relax some domestic travel curbsAustralians in the country's most populous state will be able to vacation within its borders next month, when art galleries and museums will also reopen, as officials seek to boost an economy hard hit..
Australians urged to avoid rush hour crush in return to workAustralians in the country's most populated state began their first full week of loosened coronavirus lockdown measures on Monday, with officials urging commuters returning to offices to avoid catching..
Australians emerge from coronavirus lockdown to beers and lattesRestaurants, cafes and bars in Australia's most populous state reopened on Friday after a two-month coronavirus lockdown, boosting the federal government's bid to get people back in work and the..
Australians warned worse still to come after job losses hit record highAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned citizens to brace for more bad news as data released on Thursday showed the country's monthly job losses rose to a record high because of coronavirus..
Australians told to 'maintain vigilance' as coronavirus curbs easedAustralians need to stay on guard against new outbreaks of novel coronavirus as mobility restrictions are eased across the country this week, authorities said, as the death toll rose to 98 on..
More than two million Australians download COVID-19 app, testing expandsMore than two million Australians have downloaded an app to trace contacts of COVID-19 patients hours after its release, the government said on Monday, as states set out plans to expand testing for the..
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Australians rush to download coronavirus tracing app, PM's popularity soarsMore than a million Australians rushed to download an app designed to help medical workers and state governments trace close contacts of COVID-19 patients, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval..
Australians told restrictions must stay even as new virus infections slowMore than 150 Australian economists on Monday warned the government against easing social distancing rules aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus even as the rate of infections slowed to a..
Australians urged to adopt phone tracking app in coronavirus fightAustralians were strongly urged to sign up for a controversial mobile phone app that will track their movements as officials warned on Friday that public life could be constrained for another year..
Australians, New Zealanders observe Easter online and in backyardsWith the coronavirus capsizing Easter traditions, Australians and New Zealanders spent Sunday attending church services virtually, setting up camps in backyards and where the law and weather allowed..
Uruguay transports Australians, New Zealanders from virus-hit cruise shipUruguay started on Friday to repatriate 112 Australians and New Zealanders from a cruise ship hit by coronavirus and stranded in the La Plata River near the capital of Montevideo since March 27, the..
Australia asks people to isolate more even as coronavirus spread slowsAustralians were asked on Sunday to further isolate themselves from the public to keep the coronavirus from spreading even as authorities said the rate of daily infections has halved in recent days.
Australian PM urges public gatherings should not exceed two peopleAustralia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that public gatherings should not exceed two people and Australians should go out only when necessary, while those over 70 should self-isolate..
Australian coronavirus cases spike, cruise with sick passengers denied entryAustralians began living under strict new lockdown rules on Monday as coronavirus cases topped 1,600 and authorities denied entry to a cruise ship carrying hundreds on board complaining of respiratory..
Australia quarantines coronavirus cruise ship arrivals; extends travel banMore than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally leaving a cruise ship docked in Japan on which more than 600 people had contracted a new coronavirus.
Home at last: Australians arrive for quarantine after weeks on coronavirus cruise shipMore than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally disembarking a cruise ship docked in Japan where more than 600 people have contracted the new..
Australia receives bushfire reprieve with floods, battens down for cycloneMany Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and miners preparing for a tropical..
Coronavirus evacuee plane from Wuhan arrives in New ZealandA plane load of New Zealanders, Australians and Pacific Islanders evacuated from China's Wuhan city arrived in New Zealand's Auckland on Wednesday, where they will be quarantined to prevent the spread..
Flight carrying New Zealanders, Australians leaves virus-hit WuhanA flight carrying New Zealanders, Australians and citizens of smaller Pacific countries who were evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan is expected to arrive in Auckland later on Wednesday,..
Australian evacuees from China test negative for virus, but face 14-day quarantineA total of 239 Australians evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan have been cleared of the coronavirus, with two remaining facing only a "minimal" chance that they have the virus, Australian Health..
Australian Wuhan evacuees arrive on Christmas Island: mediaA plane load of Australians evacuated from China's Wuhan city arrived in the Indian Ocean territory of Christmas Island, where they will be quarantined to prevent the spread of a new flu-like..
Australians boarding for evacuation from China as virus deaths mountAustralians boarded a Qantas jet in Wuhan on Monday morning, fleeing the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China on a flight chartered by the Australian government which will take them into..
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Indigenous Australians say traditional land burning could help counter bushfiresAs bushfires engulf parts of southeastern Australia, indigenous Australians say their traditional land burning methods could help contain out-of-control blazes that have led to the worst wildfire..
Climate change protests stretch to London as Australia bushfires rageThousands of Australians took to the streets on Friday to protest against government inaction on climate change, as bushfires ravaged tens of thousands of square miles of bushland after months of..
Australians protest over climate change policy as bushfires rageThousands of Australians took to the streets on Friday to protest against government inaction on climate change, as bushfires ravage large swathes of the country, incinerating wildlife and polluting..
'A long way to go': Australians flee as heat, winds fan huge bushfiresAustralia urged nearly a quarter of a million people to evacuate their homes on Friday and prepared military backup as soaring temperatures and erratic winds fanned bushfires across the east coast.
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Queen Elizabeth sends thoughts and prayers to all AustraliansBritain's Queen Elizabeth expressed her sorrow over the devastating bushfires burning in Australia and sent her thoughts and prayers to all Australians, including the emergency services.
Australians flee massive bushfires as new fire threat loomsThe Australian navy on Friday began the evacuations of some of the thousands of people stranded on the east coast of the fire-ravaged country as a searing weather front was set to whip up more blazes..
Thousands of Australians flee to beaches to escape bushfiresThousands of tourists and residents swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns at the peak of the summer holiday period.
Fight or flight: Australians grapple with difficult decision as bushfires approachIt was oppressively hot, above 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), and the wind was picking up. Bushfires were devastating nearby towns and now threatened Yanderra, a small village with just over 600 people..
New Zealand police say nine officially listed as missing after volcano eruptionNine people have been officially listed as missing after the eruption of a volcano on New Zealand's White Island, police said on Wednesday, seven of them Australians and two New Zealanders.
New Zealand Red Cross name Australians missing in White Island eruptionA website managed by the New Zealand Red Cross on Tuesday listed 17 Australians as still missing in the White Island volcanic eruption, including a family of four from the northern suburbs of Sydney.
Australians flee as soaring temperature, winds threaten to fan firesResidents in parts of eastern Australia evacuated their homes on Tuesday as soaring temperatures and strong winds threatened to fan bushfires in a giant blaze north of Sydney, the country's biggest..
Australian PM says three locals feared dead after New Zealand eruptionAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday three Australians are feared to be among the confirmed fatalities from the New Zealand volcanic eruption.
Australians shelter from bushfires as political heat climbsFirefighters battled hundreds of bushfires across Australia on Thursday as scores of blazes sprang up in new locations, triggering warnings that it was too late for some residents to evacuate.
Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage in east and westAustralian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging on both the east..
Australians shelter and flee as firefighters battle 150 bushfiresAustralian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires..