Canberra registers 22 new local Covid-19 cases, the total outbreak reaches 804

Canberra registers 22 new local Covid-19 cases, the total outbreak reaches 804

Canberra’s total outbreak has reached 804 Covid-19 cases as the national capital registered 22 new infections overnight. Of the 22 new cases, seven were isolated throughout their period of infection, and at least seven were contagious in the community. Twelve of the transmissions have been linked to existing cases, but ten are still under investigation. … Read more

WA: Four-year-old girl missing from remote campsite

An urgent search is underway for a child who was last seen around 1 p.m. 1.30 at a campsite on a rugged, remote part of the WA coast. A desperate search is underway for a four-year-old girl who disappeared overnight from a rugged coastal campsite in a remote part of Western Australia. Police say Chloe … Read more

Coronavirus crisis: Arrivals to WA from Tasmania are urged to be tested after NSW travelers trigger lockdown

Recent arrivals to WA from Tasmania are encouraged to be tested for COVID-19 after Hobart and southern Tasmania were forced into a quick three-day lockdown. Stay order from kl. 18.00 on Friday night was issued after a coronavirus-infected NSW man entered Tasmania illegally and escaped hotel quarantine. WA classifies Tasmania — which has a hard … Read more

Australian man steals control tag from great white shark, arrested

Tagged sharks trigger an alarm that warns people of the danger in real time. (representative) Sydney: An Australian man has been accused of stealing a surveillance tag from a great white shark, which has allegedly triggered a series of false shark alerts in Western Australia. Police in the city of Albany accused the 48-year-old man … Read more

As house prices rise out of reach, the government’s study of supply and affordability may not explain why

Never has a study of the skyrocketing price of housing been more urgent. Rarely has one been so insultingly ill-suited as the one that is going on right now. Midway through last year, in the middle of COVID, the average forecast for the 22 leading economists surveyed in the middle of the year was no … Read more

NSW Covid Updates: Western Sydney LGAs hit 90 percent vaccination

It was a high-risk region just months ago, but now the people of western Sydney have claimed an incredible feat in the battle for Covid. Follow our live blog. Sydney’s west has been one of the regions hardest hit by the Delta outbreak, but new figures have seen locals claim victory over the virus through … Read more

Vision for Sydney ‘Tech’ Square at Central Station

PlanningDinah Lewis BoucherFri 25 Sep 20 The City of Sydney has announced its vision of a “high-tech, green and people-friendly” area as part of the NSW Government’s plan to transform the Central Station into a technical hub. The early concept plans are called Central Square and earmark the transformation of former transport land to the … Read more

Australian company recalls US Covid test kits over false positives

Australian medical manufacturer Ellume called out nearly 200,000 Covid-19 tests at home. (representative) Brisbane: Australian medical technology manufacturer Ellume said it had recalled nearly 200,000 Covid-19 tests at home in the United States due to an increased chance of false positives. Ellume’s rapid home coronavirus test last year became the first to be authorized for … Read more

Indigenous tourism companies are adapting to COVID-19 by swinging into the domestic markets

Broome tourist operator Bart Pigram has spent a lot of time fishing since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted Australia’s borders. Key points: Native tourism has lost about 80 percent. Of its turnover in 2019 or about 5.6 billion. Dollars from the loss of international tourists However, the closure of international borders has seen greater interest in … Read more