Two Australian states will loosen restrictions after several weeks of zero COVID-19 cases, officials said on Wednesday (February 24), while two people were given the wrong dosages of a coronavirus vaccine.
Starting on April 19, New Zealand will allow Australians to travel to the country without quarantine, which forms a quarantine-free travel bubble between the two countries as Australia has been permitting New Zealand travelers without any quarantine requirement since last October. Journalist Angus Watson reports.
Australians have rallied in the country’s capital and other cities to demand justice for women and call out misogyny and dangerous workplace cultures as the government reels from two rape allegations.Outside Parliament House in Canberra, the crowd of hundreds was mostly female and most wore black. They carried placards including the slogans “Justice for Women” and “Men, Own Your Guilt”.
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Australia's government announced on Tuesday that Facebook agreed to lift its ban on Australians sharing news after a deal was struck on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook confirmed that they had reached agreement on amendments to proposed legislation that would make the social network and Google pay for news that they feature.
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was injected on Sunday with the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech, as the nation started its inoculation program a..