Aus Government Secures 84 Million Doses Of Potential COVID-19 Vaccine [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Aus Government Secures 84 Million Doses Of Potential COVID-19 Vaccine [Headlines]

Deals have been reached with both the University of Oxford and the University of Queensland. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 7 Sep 2020News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

The Federal Government says a supply and production agreement will ensure 84 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out if clinical trials prove successful.

Deals have been reached with both the University of Oxford and the University of Queensland.

Deputy Premier John Barilaro is calling for coronavirus restrictions in regional New South Wales to be lifted, now.

The Premier has indicated she doesn’t want different rules to apply to different areas of the state.

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Students at Lidcombe Public School and Kincoppal-Rose Bay senior school are learning from home today after cases of coronavirus.

Vice Chancellors of the State’s top universities are expected to outline their case for NSW Government assistance, as they struggle during the pandemic.

Universities have been forced to shed hundreds of staff, because thousands of overseas students are unable to study in Australia.

Three teenagers have been charged after an off-duty police officer was allegedly stabbed in Newtown, in Sydney’s inner west, yesterday.

Bushfire victims planning to rebuild will be exempt from a controversial planning policy designed to protect koalas.

Property owners who’ve lost their homes won’t have to conduct koala habitat surveys, meaning they’ll be able to rebuild faster.

In the United States, hundreds of people have been forced to flee to safety as a heatwave poses challenging conditions for firefighters in California.

Yesterday, some parts of California hit 50C degrees.

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic has been disqualified from the US Open.

He hit a ball in frustration, accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat.