Australians will get a clearer picture about vaccine availability over the rest of the year – a pointer to the easing of restrictions – after national cabinet meets on Friday.
Health experts warn Australia’s vaccine coverage is so low that more lockdowns are inevitable.
A review of all aspects of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan will be completed within weeks, as an inquiry heard “hardly anyone” has received a second dose.
Resources giant Rio Tinto is set to trial the use of hydrogen to replace natural gas in a bid to cut emissions from an alumina plant in Queensland.
Setting the conditions for a travel bubble will be on the agenda for prime ministerial talks between Scott Morrison and Lee Hsien Loong in Singapore on Thursday.