Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet ed.2

Queensland tourism operators hope reopening of border to Victoria and Sydney will help economic recovery; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet; Reserve Bank board to meet – follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM's call to apologise for ‘repugnant' tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia's coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 9.32pm GMT Travel agents will receive a one-off payment from the government, under a $128m program, given they remain at work processing travel refunds while receiving no income stream from international travel.From Simon Birmingham's release:This one-off payment recognises that travel agents are operating in an exceptional set of circumstances where most are having to refund last year's income while continuing to work with no additional income,” minister Birmingham said. Providing further assistance to travel agents in the current environment will help keep them afloat at a time when they are continuing to hold travel credits for consumers who have previously cancelled travel. 9.29pm GMT Penny Wong was also asked about the number of Australians stranded overseas. Scott Morrison says the goal was to bring them home by Christmas. That is not going to happen. Wong is asked whether that is because there are now more people registering to come home:No, see, you've picked up what he said, one of the shifty things he uses to try a

Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet ed.2
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Coronavirus live news: WHO urges caution over festive gatherings; Turkey imposes new curfews

Coronavirus live news: WHO urges caution over festive gatherings; Turkey imposes new curfews
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Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet

Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet
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Police will not investigate disappearance of Utah mystery monolith

Police will not investigate disappearance of Utah mystery monolith
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Supreme court questions Trump bid to bar undocumented immigrants from census

Supreme court questions Trump bid to bar undocumented immigrants from census
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But justices seem hesitant to immediately stop policy, which could affect distribution of congressional ...

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Arizona certifies Joe Biden's win as Trump continues to challenge election results – live

Arizona certifies Joe Biden's win as Trump continues to challenge election results – live
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State effectively puts to rest any doubt that Biden wonBiden names diverse economic teamExperts ...

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'Heartbreaking end to a life': alleged domestic violence deaths in Australia in 2020

'Heartbreaking end to a life': alleged domestic violence deaths in Australia in 2020
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Coronavirus live news: Turkey imposes strict new curfews as cases surge; Italy's death toll rises by 672

Coronavirus live news: Turkey imposes strict new curfews as cases surge; Italy's death toll rises by 672
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Turkey announces weekday curfew and weekend lockdown; Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a ...

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Owner of French restaurant in Mexico City murdered 'while delivering fine wine'

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Police investigating claims killers of Baptiste Lormand stole bottles worth £20,000The grisly killing of ...

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