Today’s headlines from the Hope News team
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is pushing for free movement across the country by Christmas.
The National Cabinet is set to meet today with borders and vaccines high on the agenda.
Amnesty International has confirmed reports of a massacre in northern Ethiopia.
It says scores of civilians have been killed.
Victoria has recorded a second week without any cases of COVID-19 or virus-related deaths.
The State now only has three active cases of coronavirus.
A Queensland-developed coronavirus vaccine is showing positive signs in providing protection against the virus.
Phase one trials are underway at the University of Queensland.
Laws have passed through NSW Parliament to stop domestic violence defendants cross-examining complainants in court.
The amendment is aimed at reducing the stress and trauma of giving evidence for domestic violence victims.
A report into climate change is predicting more extreme fire seasons – and big weather events like flooding and long-lasting droughts.
The weather bureau and CSIRO have found COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in a reduction in global emissions, but it hasn’t been enough to impact carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.
Australian scientists have made a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research, which they hope could lead to an early diagnostic test for the disease.
James Cook University has compared the brain of a person with the condition to one without finding different compositions of copper and zinc.