Fremantle Markets Opened Again As WA Winning Against Covid-19.

Fremantle Markets have opened their doors again after closing during the Corona Virus pandemic. Fremantle Mayor, Brad Petitt, said it’s great to be back and see so many people embracing the re-opening. “In many ways the Fremantle Markets are so iconic. When the markets are open, Fremantle buzzes!” he said. Mr Petit said having the…

Harvey hits out on unemployment

State Opposition leader Liza Harvey has hit out at the Premier again, saying that advertising contracts awarded to interstate firms show a lack of action on low employment figures. “The Premier is happy to bask in his popularity in polls, but isn’t doing anything about reducing the unemployment figures in Western Australia.” Harvey called on…

Melbourne Faces Second Lock Down As COVID-19 Strikes Again

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Melbourne will enter lock down for the second time from this Wednesday, after another 191 Covid-19 cases are confirmed today. The state will return to the Covid-19 Stage 3 restrictions, which means the following rules will be implemented from 11:59PM 8th, July this Wednesday. Six weeks lock down for…

Telethon and Perth Children’s Hospital partnering on COVID research

Telethon kid’s institute is partnering with Perth Children’s hospital to conduct critical research into the impact of COVID-19 on children. Although researchers around the globe have been working tirelessly to understand the disease since it appeared, there is still a great deal that scientists do not know about the virus. Children experience much milder symptoms…

Melbourne in lockdown amid high COVID-19 cases

Residents across 36 suburbs in Melbourne will be forced into lockdown as Victoria tackles its worsening COVID-19 crisis. More than 300,000 residents in 10 restricted postcodes will go into lockdown from midnight, with restrictions to remain in place until at least July 29. They will not be allowed to leave home unless for approved work…

Texas Governor halts state reopening out of COVID fear

Story By Helene Fung, Picture Courtesy: Greg Abbott Social Media Page Texas is a US state that’s been at the forefront of effort to reopen the economies which have been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however its governor, Greg Abbott, has decided to hit “pause” on the state’s reopening, after over 6,000 new…

UK local government declared “major incident” as thousands ignore social distancing to flock to beach

Story By: Helene Fung, Picture Courtesy: Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council Thousands of people have ignored social distancing requirements and flocked to the beach at the beachside town of Bournemouth, causing the local council to declare a “major incident”, and urged people to leave the town. This happened on Thursday (local time), on the second…