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Australian politics live: NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; NSW and Victoria to ease restrictions – The Guardian

NSW to lift tranche of restrictions while in Victoria it will no longer be compulsory to wear face masks in offices or cafes; federal parliament returns for the…

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Australia should introduce Magnitsky-style laws to allow targeted sanctions to be imposed on individuals, companies and organisations for human rights abuses, a parliamentary committee has said.
This would allow for Australia to impose travel bans and asset freezes.
Kevin Andrews, who headed a parliamentary inquiry, tabled a report a short time ago titled Criminality, corruption and impunity: Should Australia join the Global Magnitsky movement?
The main recommendation is that the Australian government…

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