SYDNEY, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned on Tuesday that his government might be unable to keep its election campaign promise to deliver Australia’s first budget surplus in over a decade due to the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic in China. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact puts Australia’s budget surplus target at risk – PM
“If you had an outbreak in a particular city or state ... you might close the schools or change the configuration of the hospitals to deal with that,” Brendan Murphy, Australia’s Chief Medical Officer told reporters in Canberra.”If it’s in several cities or states, you do it according to the local needs at the time.” … [Read more...] about Australia to close schools, cancel sports in event of coronavirus outbreak
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Key points:The Olympian says the bill goes against the Australian concept of a "fair go"He says the bill will restrict people's access to hospital services and schoolsAttorney-General Christian Porter says the proposed bill is about protecting religious beliefs to ensure Australians are not discriminated against … [Read more...] about Ian Thorpe campaigns against religious discrimination bill, saying it will remove Australia’s ‘fair go’
Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh at Manuka Oval in Canberra. India have already qualified from the group following the third victory and today, Australia will have a chance to get closer to the semis. The hosts have won one and lost one while Bangladesh have lost their only match in the tournament so far. … [Read more...] about Australia vs Bangladesh, ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Canberra: Live cricket score and updates