Sydney Religious Leaders Calling On Health Authorities To Relax COVID-19 Restrictions For Churches [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Sydney Religious Leaders Calling On Health Authorities To Relax COVID-19 Restrictions For Churches [Headlines]

They argue treating places of worship differently to hospitality venues or concert halls is not logical. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 30 Nov 2020News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Religious leaders across Sydney have written to the NSW Government asking it to allow more people at outdoor religious gatherings.

They argue treating places of worship differently to hospitality venues or concert halls is not logical.

About two million fewer Australians are relying on JobKeeper, in a sign the economy is emerging from the COVID-19 downturn.

Treasury data shows tighter eligibility criteria means 450,000 fewer business applied for the wage subsidy in October.

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Australia’s carbon emissions have dropped to their lowest level in decades, in part due to coronavirus shutdowns.

A man has died after being shot at his home in Sydney’s west this morning.

Police are investigating reports two men forced their way into the Tregear home.

A five-year-old boy has been airlifted to Westmead Children’s hospital after being attacked by the family dog in Lake Macquarie yesterday afternoon.

Phonics screening test for Year One students will become compulsory from next year.

Students will be assessed on how well they know their letter sound combinations.

In Ethiopia, hospitals in Tigray’s capital says it’s running critically low on supplies after government forces attacked the city.

Dozens of farm workers are reported to have been killed by Boko Horam forces in Nigeria.

In his first interview since losing the US presidential election, Donald Trump has lashed out at both the FBI and his own Department of Justice.

He says they’re working against him in his efforts to overturn the result.

Mr Trump has suggested he would never accept he was beaten.