Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Australia relaxes testing rules for isolated Covid patients

The Australian government declared on Friday that asymptomatic COVID-19 patients will no longer be required to undertake a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) before being...

Fresh Covid infections on rise in Australia as Omicron spread  

On Friday, new coronavirus infections in Australia reached a new high of more than 32,000, just days after breaking the 10,000 mark for the...

Indigenous rights: Protesters set Australia’s old parliament house on fire

Protesters set fire to Australia's Old Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday, demanding indigenous rights and Australian Aboriginal sovereignty. According to the authorities, the...

Australia’s Covid response showed ‘Complete collapse of leadership’

Last year at this time, there was reason to be optimistic: we had made it through 2020, vaccinations were on the way, and with...

Hospitalizations increase in Australia as Covid-19 infections surge  

Hospitalizations due to coronavirus have risen to their highest level since mid-October in Australia's most populous state, as a surge in omicron cases across...

Aboriginal children in detention despite granted bail in Australia

According to the Aboriginal Legal Service, Aboriginal children in Western Australia have been kept in jail after being given bail because child protection officials...

Australia confirms first Omicron death

On Monday, Australia announced its first confirmed death from the novel Omicron variant of COVID-19, amid the country's largest daily increase in infections, but...

Lab errors made hundreds of Covid ‘positive’ people as ‘negative’ in Australia

Hundreds of patients were assured they didn't have Covid when they had tested positive at a Sydney lab, despite the fact that the virus...

South Australia imposes new restrictions on gatherings

South Australian officials have imposed a slew of Covid restrictions ahead of New Year's Eve, following the discovery of 774 new cases in the...

China turning more aggressive on borders, says Australian expert

Since the election of Xi Jinping as President in 2012, China has become far more aggressive on its borders to the east and west,...

Australia’s shift towards cashless society increasing with Covid

Since Covid-19 first hit, a lot has changed, including the way we pay for products. Rafael Tavares, a busker from Sydney, discovered this the...

“We will all get Omicron’ says NSW health minister as cases rise

On Boxing Day, New South Wales recorded 6,394 new infections and 458 hospital cases, with the health minister warning that "we're all going to...

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China to send more 1bn Covid vaccines to Africa

President Xi Jinping said on Monday at the all-virtual Davos meeting that China will provide another one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccinations to African...

Ahead of elections, Australia’s opposition toughens China stance

Anthony Albanese, Australia's opposition leader, said the government must respond to Beijing in a firm but diplomatic manner, toughening his stance on China ahead...

Underwater volcanic eruption: Aus, NZ braces up to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

On Monday, Australia and New Zealand sent surveillance planes to Tonga, which was cut off from the rest of the world when an underwater...

Djokovic 3-year visa ban can end early: Australian PM

Following his expulsion, tennis star Novak Djokovic may be able to return to Australia sooner than expected, according to the country's prime minister. On Sunday,...