When we’ll know if we can fly overseas

Flight Centre boss Graham Turner expects to know by Easter whether international flights will resume, as the government reveals it issued 1.4 million fewer passports in 2020 than the year before. Mr Turner says the UK rollout of a COVID-19 vaccination and Israel’s plan to...

Gerry Harvey’s retail vaccine fears

Gerry Harvey says stores that encourage their staff to have the COVID-19 vaccine may be more attractive for consumers. Retail mogul Gerry Harvey fears consumers will avoid shopping at outlets where not all sales staff have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The Harvey Norman co-founder said...

Flight crew member tests positive

An international flight crew member has tested positive to coronavirus as Victoria recorded six new cases on Sunday, albeit all in hotel quarantine. An international flight crew member has tested positive to coronavirus as Victoria recorded six new cases on Sunday, albeit all in hotel...

Aussies warned: COVID restrictions to stay

The COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out from February — but it could still be months before border and health restrictions ease, Aussies have been told. The COVID-19 vaccine rollout will not signal the end of restrictions with it likely to be months before Australia...

Gladys’ swipe over border closures

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has taken a subtle swipe at her interstate counterparts, saying she would appreciate if they extended the “courtesy” of consulting her before slamming their borders shut. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, Ms Berejiklian was asked her thoughts on Victoria’s...

Three girls burnt in Sydney boat fire

Three girls have sustained burns to their legs following a boat fire north of Sydney on Sunday afternoon. Three young girls have all suffered burns to their legs, and one burns to their face, following a boat fire north-west of Sydney. The incident occurred just...

Scorching heat to blast southeast

Adelaide and Melbourne are set to swelter on Monday with temperatures pushing 40C while regional inland areas in South Australia and Victoria can expect a mini-heatwave to last for several days. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Jonathan How said temperatures would spike in Adelaide by noon...