2020Breaking news and updates Australia: November 24,2020NSW records record $16 billion deficit;States close borders to SA as COVID-19 cluster grows in Adelaide;2020Perths property market forecast for big riseThe economic fallout from military conflict in the South China Sea would hit every major economy in the Asia Pacific,when the coronavirus pandemic was only looming.Victoria has lost its AAA credit rating from global rating firm S&P,Zero new coronavirus cases in WAWA Premier Mark McGowan has warned the next 24 hours are crucial for the border rules with NSW.Your web browser is no longer supported. To improve your experienceupdate it hereAustralia and China trade row locked in stalemateUK cuts overseas aid amid worst recession in over 300 yearsTrain,WA considers delaying border re-opening;2020Breaking news and updates Australia: December 15,2020Black Friday explained: Aussie retailers jump on board discount eventTrade Minister Simon Birmingham has not ruled out the Federal Government taking China to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over reported threats to coal exports.Breaking news and updates Australia: December 1,South Australia to open Victorian border;Thousands urged to get tested in SydneyChinese Embassy issues statement after PM demands apology;PM refuses to back down to China;All of Australias vaccines promising says PMBrexit trade talks suspended because of COVID-19 caseTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has admitted some businesses will not be saved when the JobKeeper program ends next year,including Australia.

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China appears to be formally restricting imports of Australian coal, as it increases both local production and imports from other suppliers including Mongolia, Indonesia and Russia.

Perths property market is on the rebound, experts say, with vendors welcoming rising prices after a battering by COVID-19.

Queensland reopens borders to Sydney and Victoria;again spotlighting Canberras distrust of China.Breaking news and updates Australia: December 4,000).A foreign agreements veto bill looks set to pass Federal Parliament,Restrictions eased at SA hospitality venues;2020Australian economy would take economic hit in South China Sea warBreaking news and updates Australia: December 14,2020This will be a very different ChristmasIndia has plunged into recession for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century as the pandemic continues to weigh heavily on Asias third biggest economy.The Federal Government has conceded the decision to take China to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over tariffs on Australian barley is no quick fix.Arcadia Group,WA to ease border restrictionsBreaking news and updates Australia: December 9,Victoria to close SA borderThe initiative that halved Australias COVID-19 job lossesTwo employees test positive at Adelaide Anglicare aged care home;which owns Topshop and other brands,

Aussie stocks hit fresh nine-month high; WA reopens borders; International flights return to Melbourne; Jury in Jarryd Haynes trial unable to reach verdict

China slaps more taxes on Aussie wine; Woman who beheaded mother not guilty of murder; Coronavirus vaccinations could begin early; Lindt siege gunmans ex-girlfriend has murder sentence slashed

NSW teenager arrested on expected terror charges; Tasmania records three new COVID-19 cases; Mother of Celeste Manno calls for justice system overhaul

Scott Morrison responds to repugnant China image; Qantas sheds 2000 more jobs; Victorias death toll rises

Breaking news and updates Australia: December 10, 2020

Its the largest deficit ever recorded in the states history.

This year Black Friday is November 27, with sales going on offer across both physical and online shops until as late a Monday November 30.

Breaking news and updates Australia: December 11, 2020

Australia goes seven days without local COVID-19 case in pandemic first; Leaders present united front at final National Cabinet for 2020; Australian COVID-19 vaccine terminated, PM confirms

Byron Bay restaurant fined $5000 for breach; Queensland to reopen NSW border next week; SA records one new coronavirus case ahead of restrictions easing; Key US official signs off on Biden transition

Australia is officially out of a recession after recording the biggest quarterly economic drop in more than 61 years.

ADF chief apologises for conduct of special forces;citing a large pandemic-related economic and fiscal shock.Breaking news and updates Australia: November 18,according to a report.Breaking news and updates Australia: November 25,2020Watch the Stan Original film A Sunburnt Christmas now on Stan.New restrictions for Greater Sydney amid 30 new casesThe last time the market as a whole had hit this level was back in late February,2020Bitcoin just hit another milestone in its impressive 2020 run. The cryptocurrency surged 9 per cent to a new all-time high of about US$19.

China restricts Australian coal imports amid deteriorating relationship

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Breaking news and updates Australia: November 17, 2020

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Breaking news and updates Australia: November 26, 2020

The Taliban militants of Afghanistan have grown richer and more powerful since their fundamentalist Islamic regime was toppled by US forces in 2001.

Trade Minister open to legal action if China pursues Australian coal threat

Key figure in 2002 Bali Bombings arrested; New Zealand agrees to a travel bubble with Australia; Byron Beach disappears; Illegal cockfighting ring dismantled

Australias luckiest postcode is a little suburb just an hours drive out of Melbourne where residents have managed to scoop more than $10 million in one year alone.

Major easing of restrictions in NSW; Australia officially out of recession; Regional airline to take on Qantas, Virgin; US reaches grim COVID-19 milestone

Verifiable vaccine certificate may be required to enter Australia; Massive changes for SA restrictions; Cruise ship ban extended; Woman charged over dark web murder; Summer snow for ski resorts

South Australia to end hard lockdown early; Possible coronavirus case under investigation in Victoria; Thousands on alert for COVID-19 on NSW South Coast

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ASIC will conduct an investigation into the data issues that caused the ASX to trade for just 24 minutes a week ago.

Breaking news and updates Australia: November 16, 2020

WA Government introduces QR codes; Queensland border reopens to Victoria; SA Premier says no deliberate breach of virus rules at quarantine hotel; NSW makes sweeping easing of restrictions

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Negotiations have been suspended at a crucial stage because an EU negotiator has tested positive for coronavirus, adding new uncertainty to the talks as a deadline looms.

WAs new border quarantine; Sydney Northern Beaches coronavirus cluster grows to 17; Tasmania stops NSW travellers from entering; French President Macron tests positive

Breaking news and updates Australia: November 23, 2020

Australias unemployment rate has dropped to 6.8 per cent on the back of a strong jobs market recovery in Victoria.

Breaking news and updates Australia: December 17, 2020

Two killed in NZ chopper crash; US starts virus vaccinations; States vote for Biden as US Election result finalised; Wild weather continues in NSW and Queensland

Australias escalating trade row with China appears locked in a stalemate with no easy solution, according to one expert.

Women and child struck by car outside primary school; NSW records first local COVID-19 case in weeks; Man jailed over death of Angry Andersons son; Crack WHO team tracks virus origins in China; Concern over no-jab, no-pay vaccine plan; More flood warnings for east coast

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Breaking news and updates Australia: December 3, 2020

Some businesses wont survive but economic recovery on track

Breaking news and updates Australia: November 19, 2020

Josh Frydenberg says even though Australias recession was now officially over, the path towards economic recovery was going to be difficult.

Elon Musk is now tied with Bill Gates as worlds second-richest man

Queensland Police officers isolate after contamination scare; Victoria and NSW record no new COVID-19 cases; Thousands in quarantine as SA records one new case

Breaking news and updates Australia: November 20, 2020

A report from the Reserve Bank of Australia has said that national job losses would have doubled during the pandemic without the JobKeeper wage subsidy.

Breaking news and updates Australia: November 30, 2020

Panic buying as South Australia introduces six-day lockdown; NAB closes banks due to security threat; NSW, Victoria and the ACT revise travel advice; Trump fires top cyber security man

Taking China to WTO no quick fix, trade minister admits

Breaking news and updates Australia: December 7, 2020

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Missing link in NSW cluster uncovered; NSW restrictions ease as border with Victoria reopens; SA records one new case of COVID-19; Student stabbed at school in Sydneys west

A foreign agreements veto bill looks set to pass Federal Parliament

Treasurer warns of long, hard road ahead as recession ends