Here’s former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe speaking to the Australian parliament in 2014. Abe was assassinated yesterday.
“Today is a day that we bring new life to our special relationship.”
An update from health officials in Western Australia says there have been 11 deaths from Covid reported in the past 24 hours, but they date back until the end of May.
There were 5,538 new cases to 6pm last night and there are 252 people in hospital and eight in ICU.
Those who died were five women and a man in their 90s, two men and a woman in their 80s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 50s.