NSW–Victoria Border Reopens for the First Time in Months [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

NSW–Victoria Border Reopens for the First Time in Months [Headlines]

Residents can now move freely between New South Wales and Victoria for the first time in four-and-a-half months. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 23 Nov 2020News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Residents can now move freely between New South Wales and Victoria for the first time in four-and-a-half months.

The border, which was closed after a spike of coronavirus cases in Victoria, has reopened with checkpoints in border towns removed.

Flights from Melbourne have also begun touching down in Sydney this morning.

From today, all venues across the NSW must have a system of digital registration.

Venues including cafes, restaurants, hairdressers and nail salons, will no longer be able to use pen and paper to sign people in.

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An Australian study shows those infected with COVID-19 have protection against re-infection for at least eight months.

Monash University researchers say its the strongest evidence yet that a vaccine will work for long periods.

A national audit of koalas will be carried out to identify exactly where endangered species are living.

The $2 million initiative is part of an $18 million investment by the Australian Federal Government to protect the animals.

The death of a food delivery rider is prompting fresh calls for the workers to be given better protection.

A 27-year-old died on Saturday afternoon after being struck while making a delivery at Rockdale.

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The Ethiopian Military has told residents in the capital of the Tigray region to save themselves as federal troops advance with tanks.

In the United States, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in the state of Pennsylvania that sought to invalidate millions of votes from this month’s presidential election.

President Donald Trump’s campaign team says it will urgently seek to appeal.