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Colin Packham

Australia's most populous state eases virus restrictions on sport

02 Jun 2020

SYDNEY Australia's most populous state will open up some sports facilities from the middle of June, officials said on Tuesday, after nearly a week with no new cases of coronavirus via community transmission.

Australia relaxes lockdown further, intensifies economic recovery efforts

01 Jun 2020

SYDNEY Several Australian states eased social distancing restrictions further on Monday, allowing restaurants to host more people and public attractions to reopen, as the government moves to revive an ailing economy through accelerated infrastructure spending. | Video

Australia eases social distancing restrictions as economic recovery efforts intensify

01 Jun 2020

SYDNEY, June 1 Several Australian states eased social distancing restrictions further on Monday, allowing restaurants to host more people and public attractions to reopen, as Canberra moves to revive the country's ailing economy.

Australia's 'war cabinet' shifts focus to jobs - PM

29 May 2020

SYDNEY Australia's "war cabinet" will meet every month to focus on bringing unemployment down after successfully slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.

GRAINS-Corn extends gains, set for biggest weekly jump in 7 months

29 May 2020

SYDNEY, May 29 U.S. corn futures rose for a fifth consecutive session on Friday as concerns about adverse weather impacting crops and signs of increased demand pushed the grain towards its biggest weekly gain in more than seven months.

Australia's rugby league football to kick off as COVID-19 cases slow

28 May 2020

SYDNEY Australia's National Rugby League football competition, a bruising body contact sport, will on Thursday resume after a two-month hiatus as the number of coronavirus cases in the country slows and social restrictions are eased.

Australian PM calls for economic overhaul to fuel post-coronavirus recovery

26 May 2020

SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday called for an ideological truce between employers and workers to revive the country's A$2 trillion ($1.3 trillion) economy, which has been badly damaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia pide una revisión económica para impulsar la recuperación post-coronavirus

26 May 2020

SÍDNEY, 26 may El primer ministro australiano, Scott Morrison, pidió el martes una tregua ideológica entre empresarios y trabajadores para reactivar una economía de 2 billones de dólares australianos (1,3 billones de dólares) que ha sido gravemente dañada por la pandemia del coronavirus.

Australia to outline economic recovery plans as lockdowns ease

26 May 2020

SYDNEY, May 26 Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday outline his government's plans to revive the sputtering economy, but is expected to warn a recovery will take between three to five years.

Australian economy must come off COVID-19 'life support', PM to say

25 May 2020

SYDNEY Australia's economy must not become reliant on government stimulus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will say on Tuesday, as Canberra unwinds state support and accelerates plans to spur growth.

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