New Zealand rejected calls by business leaders on Thursday to restart flights to Australia within a month as too short a timeframe.
An Australian and … Read more
New Zealand has reported a 12th straight day of no new cases of Covid-19, as the government considers abandoning as early as next week all … Read more
In Australia, the Government of New South Wales is offering a $1,000 bonus to frontline public sector workers in the face of opposition to a … Read more
Pastizzi is probably one of the most popular snack on the entire island. The traditional ricotta cheesecake is sold in many pastizzerias across Malta and … Read more
Worksafe New South Wales (NSW) inspectors arrive at the Shoalhaven Zoo in Nowra, south of Sydney, Australia, 29 May 2020.
A female staff member was … Read more
Workers from logistics company QUBE inspect toppled containers on board the Singapore-flagged container ship APL England at the Port of Brisbane, Australia, 29 May 2020.… Read more
Falling numbers of active coronavirus cases in Australia and New Zealand are paving the way for the easing of travel restrictions between the two countries, … Read more
A shipping container that was lost overboard in extreme weather from the Singapore-flagged container ship APL England. It was among five salvaged from Birdie Beach … Read more
In Australia, empty offices and restaurants in the city of Sydney are driving hungry rats into homes and suburbs, and the loosening of restrictions could … Read more
A study of New Zealanders working from home during coronavirus lockdown has found many were just as productive as when they were in the office, … Read more
The Australian arm of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp said on Thursday it will stop printing more than 100 regional newspapers after the coronavirus shutdown gutted … Read more
Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having shown symptoms of the disease … Read more
Reuters reports New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday a draft blueprint on safely starting travel between New Zealand and Australia will be … Read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was undaunted by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV … Read more
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck near Wellington.
It struck 46km deep, 25km northwest of Levin, according to Geonet.
The quake has been felt as … Read more
Australia’s most populous state said on Saturday it recorded just three new cases of the coronavirus the previous day and urged younger people to get … Read more
The leader of New Zealand’s main opposition party was ousted on Friday after opinion polls showed he was no match for the soaring popularity of … Read more
New Zealand is considering distributing free cash directly to individuals as a way of policy stimulus to help boost the economy reeling from a COVID-19 … Read more
Australia’s most populous state said on Friday restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus will be eased to allow cafes and restaurants to have … Read more
Australia, after bringing its coronavirus outbreak largely under control, said on Friday it is seeking an exemption from a requirement that travellers arriving in the … Read more
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s popularity has soared ahead of elections in September as a result of her handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a … Read more
Australian singer Casey Donovan (C-R, back) performs live during a drive-in concert at the Robyn Webster Sports Centre in Sydney, Australia, 21 May 2020.
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International students could head back to Australia within months as universities plan for how they can be safely quarantined and cleared of coronavirus.
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Economists predict Australia’s hospitality, arts industries may not recover from coronavirus until 2026
Hospitality and the arts, industries that were hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic might not fully recover for five or six years according to … Read more
Virgin Australia and its administrator Deloitte have shortlisted “highly credentialed” parties who could end up being the new owners of Australia’s second major carrier.
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Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand’s most popular prime minister in a century, a Newshub-Reid Research poll showed on Monday, thanks to her COVID-19 response that … Read more
New Zealand has announced it will invest 264.6 million New Zealand dollars ($157 million) into the country’s sports and recreation sector to help mitigate the … Read more
International students and other temporary visa holders locked out of federal government support are relying on food banks and restaurants giving away free meals to … Read more
Restaurants, cafes and bars in Australia’s most populous state were reopening on Friday after a two-month shutdown under coronavirus lockdown measures, boosting the federal government’s … Read more
Australian 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 … Read more
The Government in New Zealand is speeding up changes to foreign investor rules as the economy recovers from the fallout of the global Covid-19 pandemic.… Read more
Australia saw overseas arrivals collapse to almost nothing in April as it closed its borders to fight the coronavirus pandemic, in a massive blow for … Read more
Australians need to stay on guard against new outbreaks of novel coronavirus as mobility restrictions are eased across the country this week, authorities said, as … Read more
New Zealand will allow restaurants, cafes, cinemas, malls and travel within the country to resume from Thursday as it eases most restrictions that were put … Read more
Australia will ease social distancing restrictions implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus in a three-step process, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, … Read more
Australia’s two most populous states on Thursday refused to allow a one-day reprieve from strict limits on personal movement for Mother’s Day this weekend, even … Read more
New Zealand could approve the restart of professional sport as early as next week when authorities decide whether to ease coronavirus restrictions further, the sport … Read more
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the news that Microsoft will make an investment in New Zealand to establish a data centre for its cloud services … Read more
After two consecutive days of zero new coronavirus cases reported, on Wednesday New Zealand reported one new case of the virus, and one new death, … Read more
New Zealand and Australia are discussing the potential creation of a “travel bubble” between the two countries, sources said on Monday, even as Australia reported … Read more
The Australian state of Victoria has seen its biggest jump in new cases in several weeks while the country’s most populous state, New South Wales, … Read more
New Zealand has begun moving out of a strict national lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, but the emotional consequences of the shutdown are … Read more
Early tests of a potential COVID-19 vaccine have shown promising results against the deadly virus, Queensland researchers say.
In preclinical tests, the University of Queensland’s … Read more
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that she spoke to Queen Elizabeth II after the country emerged out a strict lockdown that … Read more
Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, says international travel and mass gatherings will not be resuming ‘anytime soon’.
On lifting restrictions, Scott Morrison said “don’t get … Read more
Just hours after a contact tracing app was launched by the Australian Government on Monday, more than two million Australians had downloaded it on their … Read more