Australia coronavirus live: $102bn blow to household budgets; charter flights touted for international students - latest updates

Source: The Guardian - View Original Article
Published: May 06, 2020
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91% Liberal


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100% "All students in years 5, 6, 8 and 9 will return to their usual schools, meaning all year groups will have returned to on-campus ..."
98% "Our primary concern remains the health, wellbeing and safety of our residents, their families, and our staff.""
97% "It has got to be enforced and it has got to be strongly backed in law.""
96% "Remote learning will remain available for students with chronic health conditions or compromised immune systems.""
93% "Here is Anglicare chief executive Grant Millard's response:""
92% "The first lesson is you build up the diplomatic coalition in support of it""
90% "The UK will consider easing its lockdown from Sunday while its complacent attitude to the pandemic draws criticism from around the world.""
88% "To support teachers to return to schools, children of teachers may also attend their usual school.""

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100% : All students in years 5, 6, 8 and 9 will return to their usual schools, meaning all year groups will have returned to on-campus learning.
98% : Our primary concern remains the health, wellbeing and safety of our residents, their families, and our staff.
97% : It has got to be enforced and it has got to be strongly backed in law.
96% : That's a great result.
96% : It is a wonderful improvement and I want to say thank you to everybody. ACT deputy chief minister, Yvette Berry, has announced a plan to return children to classrooms over the next four weeks.
96% : Remote learning will remain available for students with chronic health conditions or compromised immune systems.
93% : Here is Anglicare chief executive Grant Millard's response:
92% : The first lesson is you build up the diplomatic coalition in support of it
90% : The UK will consider easing its lockdown from Sunday while its complacent attitude to the pandemic draws criticism from around the world.
88% : To support teachers to return to schools, children of teachers may also attend their usual school.
88% : Still on Cedar Meats, McManus said achieving safe physical distancing in some industries will require government regulation.
84% : If you're serious about a proposal like this, the first law of diplomacy is you bring a whole lot of other countries around with you to co-sponsor the proposal.
80% : Year 11 and 12 students will attend a combination of on-campus and remote learning.
80% : With meatworks, they are competing against each other.
78% : Today it's looking like the talk of the town will be reopening.
76% : Lockdown laws are slowly easing and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has suggested he wants large sections of the economy back up and running in July.
73% : While the outbreak at Newmarch House has proved very challenging for all involved, the situation has substantially improved.
73% : Good morning and welcome to today's coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic in Australia.
72% : We will continue to collaborate with key stakeholders as we work through the continuing challenges in the coming weeks.
69% : Most employers will do the right thing, but we can't leave it up to individual choice and the randomness of that.
68% : First up, in potentially good news for universities, the head of a committee advising the federal government on overcoming the coronavirus crisis says Australian universities could organise charter flights to bring in foreign students to help prop up the country's higher education system.
67% : We acknowledge the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission have, [yesterday] afternoon, taken regulatory action, including appointing an independent adviser to provide additional support to Newmarch House.
66% : In not-so good news, research from the Australian National University shows Australians have suffered a $102bn blow to household income and one quarter of people believe they will likely lose their jobs in the next year.
65% : Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions Sally McManus has once again called for paid pandemic leave following the outbreak at Melbourne abattoir, Cedar Meats.
64% : Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed NSW has only had three additional Covid-19 cases overnight.
64% : China has said it will not invite international experts in to investigate the source of Covid-19 while the pandemic is still raging.
62% : Anglicare's Newmarch House has been hit hard by Covid-19, 16 residents have now died and 29 staff and 37 residents.
62% : There wasn't any community to community transmission in those three cases.
61% : She said all three were close contacts of known cases.
61% : I notice from events of the last several days, it was only after the statements by Mr Morrison and foreign minister Payne that they decided to correspond with the G20 governments in order to try and pull together some support.
59% : Here is the breakdown:
59% : Cases in Iran are again rising, topping 100,000, after restrictions on movement were eased.
52% : From Monday 18 May, week 4 of term 2 All preschool, kindergarten, year 1, 2 and 7 students will return to their usual school for on-campus learning.
52% : Former prime minister Kevin Rudd is chatting to ABC News Breakfast.
52% : At least 90,000 healthcare workers globally are believed to have been infected, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) says, noting that the the true figure could be as much as twice that.
51% : Since the outbreak, we have had generous support of providers in the Aged Care sector, including Commonwealth and NSW Governments, and various agencies.
50% : Another thing to look out for today, the Newmarch House aged care home has been given until 5 pm to appoint an independent adviser to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents, or it risks having it's licence revoked.
48% : "There's an opportunity here for the universities to work with government to provide safe processes to get those students either in a holding pattern overseas, but then to expedite those visas, get those international students back here as quickly as we can," businessman Nev Power, who heads up the government's Covid-19 coordination committee, told the Australian Financial Review.
47% : Rudd says an inquiry into the origins of the virus and how the WHO handled the crisis is necessary but says Australia has gone about it the wrong way.
46% : So, if you're serious about these things.
45% : OK, let's get started.
42% : But if more of us are heading back to the office, what exactly does it take to have a Covid-19 safe workplace?
41% : If you compare that to a month ago, NSW was conducting a third of the number of tests with over 50 cases a day on average.
41% : and then you announce it, not the reverse way.
41% : Power suggested the students would undergo coronavirus tests before departing and on arrival and be put in quarantine for two weeks in Australia.
41% : You can read more on that from my colleague Paul Karp here.
40% : One of the big problems is that we have got workers, low-paid workers and they are casuals, labour hire workers - they depend on that money and they say, "I've got a scratchy throat," they are more likely to just soldier on rather than go get tested than to be positive and out of the workplace for two weeks.
40% : You have me, Matilda Boseley, with you for this morning.
39% : That's why we think there should be paid pandemic leave for all workers for this period of time while we've got this pandemic.
38% : In overnight developments around the world: Spain has extended its state of emergency, with the prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, saying that abruptly ending nearly eight weeks of lockdown would be "unforgivable".
37% : have been infected.
33% : From Tuesday 2 June, week 6 of term 2
24% : Sweden has recorded almost 3,000 deaths from Covid-19, a figure state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell called "a horrifyingly large number".
21% : From Monday 25 May, week 5 of term 2 All year 3, 4 and 10 students will return to their usual schools.
18% : My colleague Justine Landis-Hanley tries to answer just that in this report: We start the morning with a bit of a throwback.
15% : We have woken up to some good news and bad news.
14% : You've got to take away the reasons for employers not to put in physical distancing ...
11% : If one of them implements social distancing and slow downs, it costs money - they've all got to do it.
11% : It is the only way to make sure that people aren't suffering an economic disincentive to put their hand to say.

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