Australia’s New South Wales declares ‘national emergency’ as state enters stricter lockdown following 136 new Covid cases

The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is headed for yet another week of lockdown, as it announced a “national emergency” on the heels of 136 new coronavirus infections – a daily record so far for 2021. … Read More >Australia’s New South Wales declares ‘national emergency’ as state enters stricter lockdown following 136 new Covid cases

NSW health official tells Australians to refrain from TALKING to people to blunt spread of Covid-19

With Sydney still in lockdown amid a handful of new Covid-19 cases, the top health official for New South Wales has called for a new level of social-distancing inhumanity: not having conversations with other people. … Read More >NSW health official tells Australians to refrain from TALKING to people to blunt spread of Covid-19

Australia CANCELS Katie Hopkins’ visa after quarantine breach, reveals TV star was allowed in on basis of ‘economic benefit’

The Australian government has said it will be sending Katie Hopkins back to the UK as soon as logistically possible after the TV personality claimed to have breached lockdown rules, sparking backlash and calls for deportation. … Read More >Australia CANCELS Katie Hopkins’ visa after quarantine breach, reveals TV star was allowed in on basis of ‘economic benefit’

Australians call for Katie Hopkins to be deported as she arrives in Sydney & breaks quarantine rules while citizens stuck abroad

Several Australian lawmakers called for Katie Hopkins’ deportation after it was revealed that the British provocateur was allowed into the country despite strict Covid-19 border rules that have kept many Aussies stranded abroad. … Read More >Australians call for Katie Hopkins to be deported as she arrives in Sydney & breaks quarantine rules while citizens stuck abroad

Australian PM shifts blame for country’s slow vaccine roll-out on expert medical body’s ‘cautious approach’ & ‘constrained advice’

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has blamed the “cautious approach” to vaccination adopted by its expert health advisory panel for creating “public confusion,” which has resulted in the country’s sluggish vaccine roll-out. … Read More >Australian PM shifts blame for country’s slow vaccine roll-out on expert medical body’s ‘cautious approach’ & ‘constrained advice’

Sydney’s lockdown extended for another two weeks as restrictions fail to bring down Covid infections

The Australian authorities have elected to extend a lockdown in the country’s largest city as the infection tally from the latest outbreak nears 900 and initial restrictions fail to deliver the intended impact. … Read More >Sydney’s lockdown extended for another two weeks as restrictions fail to bring down Covid infections

‘Still waiting for bloody vaccinations’: Australians furious with graphic govt Covid ad telling people to get jabbed

Australians have condemned a government commercial which shows a young woman in hospital desperately trying to breathe as a warning to get vaccinated, with many pointing out that those in her age group cannot yet book a jab. … Read More >‘Still waiting for bloody vaccinations’: Australians furious with graphic govt Covid ad telling people to get jabbed

Australia completes full withdrawal from Afghanistan, leaving behind trail of war crime allegations

Australia has confirmed the end of its military involvement in Afghanistan, as the US-led coalition accelerates its exit from the war-torn nation. Canberra’s role in the 20-year conflict has been sullied by war crime allegations. … Read More >Australia completes full withdrawal from Afghanistan, leaving behind trail of war crime allegations