Breaking News

Australia Covid live news update: Morrison says sorry for slow vaccine rollout; NSW records 124 new cases and Victoria 26

Scott Morrison says sorry for sluggish vaccination program; two people have died following a first AZ dose; NSW residents will learn lockdown fate ‘this time next week’. Follow all the latest news

8.01am BST

Australian shares have closed at a record high level today.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed higher by 77.7 points, or 1.06%, to 7386.4 on Thursday.

7.38am BST

Barnaby Joyce has commented on the AOC president John Coates’s behaviour towards Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, saying it was “a bad look”.

Coates issued a statement earlier today saying it had been misinterpreted.

Related: AOC boss John Coates orders Annastacia Palaszczuk to attend Olympic ceremony

Continue reading…

Source link