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Australia’s COVID-safe states urged to open domestic borders The premier of South Australia (SA) has urged the nation’s COVID-safe states to open their borders and reunite families. Premier of SA Steven Marshall said it was wrong that states with no community transmission of COVID-19 such as Western Australia (WA) and Tasmania were keeping their bordersContinue reading “Daily News”

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Australia to manufacture ‘promising’ virus vaccine and give free to citizens Australia has secured access to a “promising” potential coronavirus vaccine, the prime minister announced Tuesday, saying the country would manufacture it and offer free doses to the entire population. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia had reached a deal with Swedish-British pharmaceutical company AstraZenecaContinue reading “Daily News”

News, August 2nd

Australia declares ‘State of Disaster’ in Victoria after coronavirus cases spike continues – A “State of Disaster” was declared for the Australian state of Victoria after almost 700 new cases of coronavirus were recorded overnight, according to reports. The declaration is just one of several measures taken as Australia’s second most populated state grows moreContinue reading “News, August 2nd”

News, July 29th

Australia wildfires ‘killed or displaced’ nearly 3 billion animals, declared among ‘worst wildlife disasters’ in history – The devastating wildfire season in Australia that stretched from last July through March impacted far more animals than previously estimated, scientists said Tuesday in a new report. The fires caused widespread destruction and mass evacuations in the easternContinue reading “News, July 29th”

News, July 23rd

‘Temporary Basic Income’ could slow COVID surge, provide lifeline for world’s poorest – The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 and enable close to three billion people to stay at home, according to a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report released onContinue reading “News, July 23rd”