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Western Australia and Northern Territory Covid restrictions: coronavirus rules for Perth and Peel in WA and Darwin in NT
After snap lockdowns in Darwin, Alice Springs, Perth and the Peel region, restrictions have eased further. So what are the remaining rules on travelling, gatherings and mask-wearing?

Guardian staff

19, Jul, 2021 @9:08 AM

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‘Legacy of sadness’: Glencore says sorry to traditional owners over NT mine as it seeks expansion
Indigenous leader welcomes apology but says community waiting to see how mining giant will step up in land agreement negotiations

Lorena Allam

06, Jul, 2021 @8:49 AM

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Northern Territory urged to accommodate homeless Aboriginal people during Covid lockdown
Indigenous groups say vulnerable rough sleepers are ‘completely neglected’ in the NT’s pandemic response

Lorena Allam

30, Jun, 2021 @7:15 AM

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States tighten borders as hospital worker confirmed to have Delta variant – as it happened
Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland lockdown will begin at 6pm and last three days; Barnaby Joyce fined for not wearing a mask. This blog is now closed

Elias Visontay (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

29, Jun, 2021 @8:58 AM

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Morning mail: AstraZeneca for under 60s, Perth in lockdown, private schools cashed in on jobkeeper
Tuesday: new restrictions in Western Australia as cases rise around the country. Plus, private schools reaped millions from Covid employment benefits

Tamara Howie

28, Jun, 2021 @8:46 PM

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Outbreaks sweep nation as NSW reports 30 new infections, and Perth, NT and Qld record local cases
Sydney’s Bondi cluster grows to 110, Darwin locks down, WA imposes restrictions and Queensland reports outbreak of Alpha variant

Michael McGowan and Naaman Zhou

27, Jun, 2021 @9:02 AM

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Sydney in lockdown as infections spread across Australia – as it happened
NT, WA and Queensland record new community Covid cases as ACT mandates mask-wearing

Naaman Zhou (now) and Michael McGowan (earlier)

27, Jun, 2021 @8:17 AM

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Damning independent review criticises Woolworths’ push to open Dan Murphy’s in Darwin
Board says supermarket giant failed to properly engage with Indigenous groups on liquor store planned near three dry Aboriginal communities

Ben Butler

09, Jun, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Half-empty India repatriation flight lands in Darwin after travel ban lifts
About half of the Australians due to return were barred from flying after 40 tested positive to Covid and others were deemed close contacts

Graham Readfearn with Australian Associated Press

14, May, 2021 @11:42 PM

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Almost half the Australians booked on India repatriation flight barred after Covid tests
More than 70 of the 150 vulnerable Australians booked on the flight have either tested positive or have been deemed close contacts

Paul Karp and Elias Visontay

14, May, 2021 @10:09 AM

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Darwin Port’s Chinese owner says it will cooperate with Australian defence review
Landbridge says it is willing to participate in review of $500m lease but insists 2015 deal with Northern Territory was ‘in good faith’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

03, May, 2021 @8:06 AM

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Woolworths pulls pin on Dan Murphy’s store in Darwin near three dry Aboriginal communities
Controversial plans axed after review finds company failed to consult enough with Indigenous communities

Lorena Allam and Ben Butler

29, Apr, 2021 @2:22 AM

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