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COVID-19: The Delta Strain Reached NSW

The 4th person who tested positive to COVID-19 is confirmed to have the Delta variant. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian told the press that they’re on high alert and that NSW residents should be extra careful for the next few days. Only 2 local cases have

Family violence and Sexual Offences have increased across Geelong

Family violence and intervention order breaches, and sexual offences have increased across Geelong in the year since Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic began A report released yesterday reveals intervention breaches are up by 41%, and sexual offences up by 16% Geelong police point to a rise in

COVID-19: 6 New Cases Detected in Victoria

According to the Victorian Department of Health, 6 new cases were detected this morning. 2 came from local transmissions and 4 were acquired from overseas. The two local cases were from close contacts from existing cases and were both in isolation. As of right now,

COVID-19 Breach At Darwin Port

Over a dozen workers at the Darwin Port have been placed into quarantine after a breach in personal protective equipment (PPE) protocols. The 13 workers were involved in the servicing of a Singaporean container ship when the PPE breach was discovered. The ship is still

Victorians on notice illegally crossing into QLD

Queensland authorities have announced a crackdown on Victorians entering into Queensland illegally after news broke on Thursday of a couple carrying the virus passing through regional NSW to enter Queensland, four days after lockdown. Since news of the couples illegal entry into Queensland emerged on

Are Vaccine Passports The Key To Ending Lockdowns?

Morrison Government set to push ahead in spite of state’s concern Scott Morrison in recent days has pushed his proposed vaccine passports as a way to ensure domestic, quarantine free, travel can occur in the wake of outbreaks. The passport would ensure that Australians- fully

MOU reached with Commonwealth over Victorian quarantine hub

Relief for Victoria’s beleaguered hotel quarantine program as Federal Government agrees to fund a purpose-built quarantine hub. After weeks of pressure by acting-Victorian Premier, James Merlino for the Morrison Government to fund the program, an MOU was reached last night. The State Government’s preference is

Victorian COVID case visited Shoalhaven Region

The NSW Health Department has confirmed that a positive COVID case in Melbourne has visited a number of Shoalhaven Regions including Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay and Vincentia in the past week. The person, who has since returned to Melbourne, began to experience flu-like symptoms