coronavirus_COVID-19

Coronavirus or COVID-19 is posing a serious health risk to the globe like no other. It is dangerously fatal and there is no cure yet for it. Various national and international agencies and governments are doing things to help control the spread and quickly find a cure for it. The advice so far is not to panic but to make doubly sure that steps advised by the medical practitioners are strictly followed.

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HomeBuilder - Master Builders Association

HomeBuilder – $25,000 grants to build or renovate

The Morrison Government is supporting jobs in the residential construction sector with the introduction of the new HomeBuilder program. From today until 31 December 2020, HomeBuilder will provide all eligible owner-occupiers (not just first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate an ...
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Air India evacuation flight

More Air India evacuation flights from Australia announced 

Air India, India’s national carrier will operate more flights to various destinations around the globe including the  US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand under the third phase of Mission Vande Bharat, between 10 June -01 July (Air India’s Schedule online for Phase III) to repatriate Indians stranded abroad, civil aviation ...
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draughty house using less energy

Using Less Electricity during COVID-19 home stay

Just when you thought working from home would save you time and money, the first winter bill arrives! COVID-19 restrictions are necessary, but they may leave us out in the cold! Now you’re spending more time at home you might realize you have a draughty house. Isn’t winter romantic? Crisp ...
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finances Mental health

Help for finances and mental health during COVID-19

Coronavirus has brought with it many challenges. These have affected both our finances and thus financial health and our mental health and wellbeing. You may be experiencing problems sleeping, mood changes, low energy levels or having issues in your relationships.  During times like this, it is important to know where ...
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COVIDSafe new Normal

Tips for the ‘COVIDSafe New Normal’

The effects of the COVID-19 panic have caused a massive changes to our daily lives, changes that have often happened rapidly and abruptly. Life adjustments often come with a wide range of experiences and emotions. And this COVIDSafe New Normal warrants many. Sometimes that transition can feel smooth and other ...
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wajid khan

Composer Wajid Khan dies at 42

Music composer Wajid Khan, of composer duo Sajid-Wajid has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 42. The news was confirmed by singer Sonu Nigam, who wrote in an Instagram post, “My brother Wajid left us.” Entertainment journalist Faridoon Shahryar confirming that Wajid had coronavirus wrote on Twitter: “Sad News: Noted ...
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COVID-19 Emergency in Victoria

COVID-19 Emergency extended until 21 June in Victoria

In the wake of new cases of COVID-19 these past weeks, the State of Emergency in Victoria has been extended for another three weeks to slow the spread of coronavirus and keep people safe as restrictions are cautiously eased across the state from tomorrow. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today ...
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Jobkeeper to extend

Jobkeeper will need to be extended beyond September

As Australia is easing restrictions in all its states and territories, opinion seems to be solidifying the government’s JobKeeper program will need to be extended beyond September. Answering questions in the Senate Inquiry, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Dr Philip Lowe has warned there are more job losses to ...
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evacuation from Australia Air India

No more evacuation Air India flights from Australia for now

Evacuation of Indian on Air India flights has taken over 1000 Indian citizens stranded abroad on flights from Qatar, the US and Australia (including the Air India flight out of Melbourne on 28 May) . On Monday, 25 May, taking pride in the effort, India’s Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh ...
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international students covid-19 help

COVID-19- International student Emergency Relief Fund  

Premier Daniel Andrews’s government in Victoria has set up a $45 million International Students Emergency Relief Fund for helping international students in Victoria. The government will be working with and through Victorian universities and TAFEs who will play a key role in helping the state Government to administer funds to ...
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