Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the health of Australians comes first after announcing a new stimulus package to help those affected by coronavirus. The $66 billion stimulus package aims to help casual workers, sole traders, retirees and those on income support. Those in financial stress, because of the coronavirus crisis, will be able to access up […]
South Australia has all but closed its borders, ordering everyone entering the state to self-isolate for 14 days. The measure starts from 4pm on Tuesday, Premier Steven Marshall announced on Sunday. SA joins Tasmania and the Northern Territory to adopt such a measure. That news came as NSW announced it is up to 533 cases. […]
Rev. Bill Crews speaks to Adjunct Professor Bill Bowtell from Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity about his concerns over the Prime Minister’s latest closures in response to Covid-19. Bill Bowtell believes the PM is moving too slowly to contain the threat of Covid-19 which is already straining the health system.
As coronavirus continues to take its toll on the travel industry, the Department of Health is looking into transforming hotel rooms into quarantine zones. It is a method that has been used in other countries and has historical precedence. CEO of Tourism Accommodation Australia Michael Johnson tells Deborah Knight that hotels can play an important […]
A nationwide shutdown of non-essential services has come into effect this afternoon, to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Supermarkets, petrol stations, convenience stores and pharmacies are among the businesses which will remain open. But from midday, those services deemed non-essential such as pubs, clubs, casinos, cinemas, gyms, indoor sporting venues, churches and places […]
The Qantas boss has been contacted by companies looking to employ the staff they were forced to stand down. Two-thirds of Qantas employees will be temporarily stood down in an attempt to preserve jobs through the coronavirus crisis. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce tells Ray Hadley he is trying his hardest to help people who were […]