One new local case in the community for four days

One new local case in the community for four days

Health authorities are racing to track down the potential spread of Covid-19 in the Queensland community after a new local case was discovered on Wednesday, four days after the contagion period. The new case left the hotel quarantine on July 17 after returning from the Philippines and was confirmed positive on Tuesday. He was staying … Read more

A bus collides with a truck in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales

A bus collides with a truck in the Blue Mountains

Two people got trapped inside the truck. One of these was released and treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance before being taken to Nepean Hospital in serious condition. But the other remains “hardly trapped”. “A rescue plan has been put in place (for this person),” a Fire and Rescue NSW spokesperson said. The accident … Read more

Melbourne weather: SES asks for help at altitude as Victoria’s wild winds blow

Melbourne weather SES asks for help at altitude as Victorias

Thousands were cut off from electricity after gale force winds brought hundreds of trees and power lines, but the worst wild weather is yet to come. Wild winds battered large parts of Victoria on Tuesday night, but the worst was yet to come. Thousands are without power after a strong cold front approaches the west … Read more

One of them was shot dead, three were injured by bats and cars

One of them was shot dead three were injured by

A man was shot dead and several others were injured after a violent altercation involving multiple guns erupted west of Brisbane. Queensland police say the brawl, which involved more than a dozen men, began around 5pm on Baden-Jones Road in North Buffalo. Four people were taken to different hospitals, before a 31-year-old died of serious … Read more

Anti-lockdown protester Renault Scivola in custody after allegedly assaulting Channel 7 journalist

Anti lockdown protester Renault Scivola in custody after allegedly assaulting Channel

A protester against the closure has appeared in court on multiple charges after a Channel Seven journalist was assaulted and his phone stolen while covering the violent demonstration. Guerino “Rino” Scivola, 54, filmed himself confronting 7 News reporter Robert Ovadia in Victoria Park in the inner city west during Saturday’s protest. Mr. Scivula broadcast the … Read more

NSW Police officers in isolation after exposure to a case of Covid-19

NSW Police officers in isolation after exposure to a case

A number of NSW police officers have been forced into isolation after possible exposure to a person with Covid-19. NSW Police confirmed on Tuesday evening that “a number of employees” from the South West Metropolitan area have been identified as possible contacts with a positive case of Covid-19. A police spokesperson said: “All affected police … Read more

Ex Prime Minister Turnbull considers vaccine rollout in Australia ‘a colossal failure’

Ex Prime Minister Turnbull considers vaccine rollout in Australia a

AustraliaThe vaccine rollout has been “a colossal failure” because the government has not bought enough vaccines, so the borders are therefore likely to remain closed until at least early 2022, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told the BBC. Under fire for a slow vaccine rollout, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said increased vaccine supply won’t … Read more

Australia’s Victoria to ease barriers to COVID-19, Sydney cases soar

World Bank Group deploys largest relief effort of more than

The Australian state of Victoria said on Tuesday it will lift a strict lockdown afterward limiting the spread of COVID-19, while neighboring New South Wales faces an expansion of restrictions after new cases rose daily to peak at 16 months. More than half of Australia’s nearly 26 million residents have been locked up in recent … Read more

Central Coast MP ‘disappointed’ by home calling that broke ISO orders

Central Coast MP disappointed by home calling that broke ISO

A Central Coast resident has been accused of being isolated after five acquaintances at home tested positive for Covid-19 by making 25 different store visits in five days under restrictions. Greg Piper, MP for Lake Macquarie, said the situation was “astonishing and disappointing” and had put the Central Coast community in grave danger. Five people … Read more

Novavax Covid-19 vaccine supplies delayed

Novavax Covid 19 vaccine supplies delayed

Australians may have to wait longer for an injection in the arm as significant delays delay the expected delivery of 51 million doses of the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine until next year. Novavax, a US-based biotechnology company, has secured a deal with the federal government to provide 51 million doses of its two-dose protein vaccine by … Read more