Lockdown end ‘on track’ despite cases

Brett Sutton has remained cautiously optimistic about Victoria’s restrictions lifting despite another dozen community cases. Victoria will remain in limbo until Tuesday after 12 new local cases were recorded overnight, but state officials have remained optimistic that the fifth lockdown will end on schedule. All...

SA records one new local case

The state is awaiting news on when the lockdown will end after it was reported nearly 5000 people were being monitored in quarantine. South Australia has recorded one new locally acquired case of Covid-19 as authorities monitor thousands of contacts in home isolation. Premier Steven...

SA records one new local cases

South Australia has recorded one new locally acquired case of Covid-19 as authorities monitor thousands of contacts in home isolation. Premier Steven Marshall said the new infection was detected in quarantine and linked to a known cluster but was unable to confirm whether the statewide...

Major change to Aussie borders

South Australia has eased its tough border restrictions with three jurisdictions that have grappled with Covid-19 outbreaks. Premier Steven Marshall announced on Thursday the changes to restrictions with the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland came into effect immediately. Under the changes, the hard border...

Coates’ angry reply to Palaszczuk storm

John Coates has hit back after being accused of patronising Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk at a press conference in Tokyo. Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates has angrily hit back at suggestions he in any way demeaned Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk at a press conference...

NZ resumes travel bubble with state

New Zealand has resumed its quarantine-free travel arrangement with Queensland after the Australian state recorded another day of no new local Covid-19 infections. On Monday, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk revealed the Sunshine State had not had an infectious case in the community for more than a...

PM pleads to Qld: Get vaccinated now

“Don’t wait for what’s happening in another state to potentially happen in your state,” Scott Morrison has urged Queenslanders. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pleaded with Queenslanders who are eligible for AstraZeneca to get their vaccine now. “Queensland – don’t wait for what’s happening in...