Australia calls for release of 3.1 million vaccine doses, if EU not blocking exports
April 7, 2021
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia said on Wednesday it will ask the European Union to release more than 3 million doses of AstraZeneca PLC’s COVID-19 vaccine, testing Brussels claim it is not blocking shipments, as the country struggles to vaccinate its population.
April 4, 2021
Australia enjoys Easter with no new local coronavirus cases
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australians were celebrating Easter Sunday in a relatively unrestricted manner as the country reported no new locally acquired coronavirus cases.
March 23, 2021
Thousands evacuated in Australia's worst flooding in almost half a century
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities issued fresh flood warnings and evacuation orders on Tuesday as torrential rains again pummelled several parts of the country, sweeping away homes, roads and livestock in the worst downpour in more than half a century.
March 22, 2021
Rising stars backed to take on Australia as Devine eyes 100th cap
DUBAI - After impressing against England, newly capped White Ferns Brooke Halliday and Fran Jonas have each been selected in New Zealand’s upcoming white-ball campaigns against Australia.
March 22, 2021
Australia to evacuate thousands as Sydney faces worst floods in 60 years
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities are planning to evacuate thousands more people on Monday from flood-affected suburbs in Sydney’s west, which is set for its worst flooding in 60 years with drenching rain expected to continue for the next few days.
March 21, 2021
Heavy rains in Australia's east bring worst floods in 50 years
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Heavy rains along Australia’s east coast over the weekend have brought the worst flooding in half a century in some areas, authorities said on Sunday, forcing thousands to evacuate and damaging hundreds of houses.
February 25, 2021
Barty party over in Australia amid doubts over top ranking
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian summer of tennis that promised so much for Ash Barty has ended in disappointment with the local hero falling at the first hurdle of the Adelaide International a week after blowing a golden chance to win her home Grand Slam.