Victoria records 41 coronavirus cases and nine deaths as NSW reports three new cases

This post was originally published on this siteQueensland posts two new cases while authorities examine how three Sydney hospital staff were infected. Follow live: coronavirus Australia update

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Victoria police defend arrest of pregnant woman for Facebook post and warn lockdown protesters

This post was originally published on this sitePolice arrested Zoe Buhler at her family’s home in Ballarat, Victoria, on 2 September. Police in Australia arrest Zoe … Click here

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Ruby Princess inquiry finds NSW Health made ‘serious’ errors allowing cruise to disembark

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ruby Princess inquiry has declined to make any recommendations against NSW Health, despite finding it made multiple “serious”,

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Asian Australians threatened and spat on in racist incidents amid coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteAsian-Australians have been physically harassed, threatened with weapons, spat at and told they can’t enter premises because “Asians

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Coronavirus Australia: Victoria records three more Covid-19 deaths and 217 new cases as PM postpones parliament

This post was originally published on this siteAustralia’s acting chief medical officer warns people in Sydney are not taking precautions ‘as seriously’ as in Melbourne. Naaman

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NSW supreme court may revoke Dyson Heydon’s after-hours access card

This post was originally published on this siteFormer high court justice, who is accused of sexually harassing staff, still possesses a key card for ‘secure areas’ of supreme court.

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Ruby Princess medical staff told ailing passenger who later died of coronavirus that ‘it was only flu’

This post was originally published on this sitePassenger had tested negative to flu and was taken to hospital by ambulance where she tested positive to Covid-19, inquiry told. Naaman Zhou

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Four private Australian universities allowed to access jobkeeper payments

This post was originally published on this siteFour of Australia’s private universities have been made eligible for jobkeeper, while three more public universities have rejected a deal

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Sewage and wastewater: the key to finding hidden clusters of coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteWastewater testing is already used to estimate illegal drug usage, and from June will play a critical role in Australia’s Covid-19 response.

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Concerns raised over Australian universities’ plan to use exam-monitoring software

This post was originally published on this sitePrivacy experts criticise plan to use Proctorio and ProctorU software to monitor students at home amid coronavirus. Sign up for Guardian

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