7NEWS Update – June 16 – Scott Morrison secures UK trade deal; Melbourne COVID cluster grows

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “7NEWS Update – June 16 – Scott Morrison secures UK trade deal; Melbourne COVID cluster grows” – below is their description.

    After months of negotiations, Australia has struck a historic free trade agreement with the UK, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison was on hand in London to close the deal – the PM also meeting with the Queen during his trip; a COVID-19 cluster at a Melbourne housing complex has ballooned to six cases, throwing the easing of restrictions into doubt; and Australia three big supermarket chains are going head to head in a winter price war, slashing prices on cold weather essentials from food to slow cookers from today.

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