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Scott Morrison warns aged care homes to end strict coronavirus lockdowns or face new rules | World news – Blog – Emails

Scott Morrison has laid down the gauntlet to aged care providers over what he sees as excessive restrictions, warning that the Australian government will step in if elderly residents are locked in their rooms without access to visitors. The prime minister has also rejected teachers’ union calls for physical distancing in classrooms before schools can […]

Facebook ‘disappointed’ in Australia’s attempt to make tech giants pay for content | Technology – Blog – Emails

Facebook has said it is “disappointed” in the Australian government’s attempt to extract millions of dollars from tech giants to pay for media content shared through search and social media. But on Monday the treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, vowed the Australian government “won’t bow to … threats” from tech giants not to show local content describing […]