The Age

The Age


Breaking news. Must-read columnists. Award-winning investigative journalism. Independent. Always. ?️ Also on Facebook @theageAustralia & Instagram @theagephoto

884642 followers  •  1153 follow  •    •   http://t.co/aFGMIHFZKT

The message is simple - stay at home, save lives. The reality, in some instances, is crushingly heartbreaking, writes Tate Papworth. #COVID19Aus  #coronavirusaus 

tweet picture

Further details on new restrictions announced by the PM tonight. #COVID19Aus 

Tighter restrictions on what you can do in public and a glimmer of hope from Italy. Follow today's COVID-19 developments live with our blog.

BREAKING: Premier Daniel Andrews is telling the media Victoria has entered stage three of its response to the coronavirus pandemic. Watch his press conference here.

"We have seen a spike already in the past two weeks in image-based abuse and child sexual abuse material reports."

OPINION Many have still not heeded the message, even as the number of person-to-person transmissions within the community rises. We cannot wait any longer

Trump's announcement came as the US's top infectious disease expert predicted that millions will contract the virus in the US, and as many as 200,000 will die.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said 'these measures are necessary to safeguard the national interest as the coronavirus outbreak puts intense pressure on the Australian economy and Australian businesses.'

'We don't have time to relocate in the middle of this, we really cannot go and see other houses, it's not the right thing to do with so many restrictions in place.'

I’d checked all the information before I left the house and was sure that this walk along the beach was allowed. It was frustrating to think that the only reason we were breaking the law was because we didn’t know about it. | OPINION by Kasey Edwards

Loading
Loading

Same-sex marriage laws have passed in the House of Representatives in an historic day for Australia! ?️‍?❤️ #marriageequality 

tweet picture

CCTV cameras made by a Chinese surveillance giant are operating in government buildings across the country, despite being flagged as a potential security concern by federal agencies.

Australia has voted YES to same-sex marriage! Full coverage of the result to come.

tweet picture

A search and rescue team collects the remains and personal effects of passengers on #LionAir  flight #JT610 . A total of 17 boats are on site, from police, Basarnas and other agencies, reports Pics: Basarnas search and rescue team, Jakarta

#BREAKING Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty and is set to be jailed for child sexual abuse in the most sensational verdict since the Catholic church became engulfed in worldwide abuse scandals.

Some incredible - and frightening - photos are emerging from Mallacoota, where about 4000 people are sheltering in the water, protected by CFA tankers. Visit our live blog for updates: #vicfires  #MelbourneWEather 

A Melbourne couple infected with COVID-19 while on a US skiing holiday have been the subject of repeated police complaints after they allegedly flouted advice to self-isolate and visited shops and a golf course on the Mornington Peninsula instead

Loading
Loading