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PM Modi speaks with Scott Morrison; initiatives for equitable access to vaccines, medicines discussed

May 07, 2021 7:15 pm

During his telephonic conversation with Morrison, the prime minister conveyed his appreciation for the prompt and generous support extended by the government and the people of Australia for India's fight against the second wave of COVID-19.

Australia's Covid-19 travel ban on citizens returning home from India challenged in court

May 06, 2021 2:03 pm

The Australian government, for the first time in history, recently imposed a ban on its citizens from returning home, if they have spent time in India up to 14 days before flying back.

Australia says chance of jail remote for India travel ban offenders

May 04, 2021 1:07 pm

Australia last week banned all travellers from India, including its own citizens, from entering the country until May 15 due to the surge in COVID-19 cases there, and warned offenders will be prosecuted and penalised.

Australian cricketers in IPL will have to make own arrangements for return: PM Morrison

April 27, 2021 2:19 pm

Australia on Tuesday suspended all direct passenger flights from India with immediate effect until May 15 due to the "very significant" spike in COVID-19 cases.

Australia to reduce flights from India among other high-risk COVID-19 countries

April 22, 2021 4:45 pm

While the list of high-risk countries was still being finalised, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the announcement was made keeping in view India's worsening second wave of the coronavirus.

Raisina dialogue: Indo-Pacific epicentre of strategic competition, says Australia PM

April 16, 2021 4:01 am

India, US, Australia and Japan have vowed to work collectively under the framework Quad or Quadrilateral coalition towards maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.

Amid harassment scandals, Australia plots a ‘road map for respect’

April 09, 2021 9:52 am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's plan includes more education in schools and the promise of new legislation to end exemptions for judges and members of Parliament from the country’s sex discrimination law.

Australian PM promotes women in cabinet reshuffle amid poll slump

March 29, 2021 2:08 pm

In a move designed to regain voter support, Morrison said he would now have a record seven female lawmakers in his Cabinet as he awarded promotions and additional remits to five women.

Australian PM Scott Morrison's approval rating falls to lowest in a year

March 29, 2021 8:53 am

If the poll result was replicated at an election, the conservative government would lose office to centre-left Labor. The Australian parliament has been engulfed by allegations of sexual abuse, discrimination against women and misconduct.

Australian PM Scott Morrison apologises for raising harassment allegation

March 24, 2021 8:21 am

The issue of gender inequality spurred tens of thousands of people to rally around Australia last week and led to a slump in Morrison’s standing in opinion polls. Morrison drew flak for declining to meet the protestors outside Parliament House.