The Washington Post has published this reconstruction of the events of January 6, 2021, at the Capitol, Washington DC.
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The Victorian Minister for Health, Jenny Mikakos, has resigned.
Mikakos announced her resignation in a statement posted on Twitter at 9.32am. The statement appears below.
The ABC radio program PM has been a staple program since I was a schoolboy.
This is Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s press conference following today’s meeting of the National Cabinet.
As with previous National Cabinet meetings, the States and Territories have reserved the right to detemine their own timetables for allowing more overseas Australians to return home.
John Fahey, the former Liberal Premier of NSW, and Finance Minister in the Howard government, has died, aged 75.
One of the questions on tonight’s edition of “Hard Quiz” evoked memories of a different time and the original “Big Mac”.
This video is a recording of the ABC News in Melbourne on Thursday, April 8, 1982.
On that day, Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, in office for 6 years and 5 months, beat off a challenge from his former Foreign Minister, Andrew Peacock. Fraser defeated Peacock by 54 votes to 27 in the Liberal partyroom. Treasurer John Howard was chosen as deputy leader, replacing Phillip Lynch.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt today announced a $1.7 billion agreement for the supply and production of more than 80 million vaccine doses.
“Australia needs some hope today,” Morrison said when announcing the agreement at a Canberra press conference.
The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and senior ministers Josh Frydenberg and Greg Hunt have criticised COVID-19 measures announced today by the Victorian government as “hard and crushing news”.
Whilst generally supportive of measures to rid Victoria of the virus, the three men said that “the proposed roadmap will come at a further economic cost.”
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a “roadmap” out of the current COVID-19 restrictions.
The Stage 4 restrictions introduced a month ago, and scheduled to end next weekend, will be extended for another two weeks. The curfew that came into force a month ago has been extended until the end of October, although it will now apply from 9pm until 5am.