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.

Our stories so far:

Joanne Kummrow ordered release of health advice

Joanne Kummrow orders release of advice to justify February lockdown

Secret briefings used to justify imposing February lockdown in Victoria must be released in the public interest, the privacy watchdog, the Office of  Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) has ruled. In a decision of volcanic proportions, Joanne Kummrow of the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner has ordered the release of more ...
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Quarantine scrapped for international arrivals in NSW

Quarantine scrapped for fully vaccinated international arrivals into NSW

Compliance and restrictions fatigue and economic losses seem to be pushing our politicians to think outside the square and that is exactly the premier of New South Wales (NSW) Dominic Perrottet has done this morning. It is a news which will inject billion tons of oxygen into the deflated spirits ...
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Victoria is ready for COVID safe VCE exams

New Settings For Successful Covid Safe 2021 VCE Exams

The public health team is making important changes to the management of school exposures and students who become primary close contacts – ensuring Year 12s can sit their VCE exams with confidence, while keeping the broader community safe. New settings will ensure covid safe VCE exams in Victoria. These changes ...
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Vaccine Passport is your ticket to freedom

Tips on how to use vaccine passport in Victoria

As we progress with our vaccination drive and achieve thresholds of 70% and 80%, there will be easing of restrictions and perhaps staggered open up of the state. It is more likely this time that the opening up and easing of restrictions will have the vaccination barometer for far larger ...
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Victorian hospitals under pressure

Dip in numbers as Victorian hospitals brace for rise in numbers

Victoria has recorded 1466 new cases of coronavirus with another eight people having died in the past 24 hours. Mathematically, there is a dip in the seven days average number and “that’s a good thing” said Premier Daniel Andrews but Victorian hospitals are barely coping. Some experts believe Victoria has ...
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reopening of Victorian schools Covid classroom

Reopening of Victorian schools explained

Today is the start of Term 4 in Victoria. Schools have reopened after break and not all school children in Victoria are allowed back from today. Here is how children will be allowed back in a staggered way to recommence face-to-face learning after the reopening of Victorian schools: Children going ...
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People with Disabilities

Prioritize Vax for vulnerable

by Bill Shorten, Shadow Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Shadow Minister for Government Services  In August 2020, one of Melbourne's luxe bayside suburbs, Albert Park, was the site of a terrible and sad tale. In the middle of the city's second hard lockdown, the residents of a private ...
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Daniel Andrews roadmap

A Cautious Roadmap out of Melbourne Lockdown

The much awaited roadmap out of lockdown for Melbournians has been outlined by the Premier Daniel Andrews. Under this roadmap, Premier Andrews announced some freedom droplets coming our way but Melburnians will remain in lockdown for more than a month, until October 26. While the promised roadmap has been delivered ...
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National Cabinet Meeting 17 Sept 2021

Prime Minister’s office releases National Cabinet Statement

Canberra, 17 September: National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy. National Cabinet continues to work together to address issues and find solutions for the health and economic consequences of COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic there have ...
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COVID-19 Digital Certificate

COVID-19 digital vaccination certificates are here!

As more and more Australians are choosing to get vaccinated, it is now more relevant that they all get their COVID-19 digital certificate as proof of vaccination. That alone will be their passport out of restrictions in the new post pandemic normal. The certificate is automatically generated and available on the ...
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