Biloela Tamil Family to Reside in Perth While Court Case Continues [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Biloela Tamil Family to Reside in Perth While Court Case Continues [Headlines]

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has decided to allow the Sri Lankan family to reside in the Perth community. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomTuesday 15 Jun 2021News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

A Tamil asylum-seeker family from Biloela that has been on Christmas Island for two years will be reunited on the Australian mainland.

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has decided to allow the Sri Lankan family to reside in the Perth community while their case continues through the courts.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has held talks with his British counterpart in London, as they look to finalise a free trade deal.

British concerns about Australian beef and lamb imports and question about farm labour are the main stumbling blocks.

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Climate, coronavirus and superannuation will be key issues on the agenda for the last fortnight of Federal Parliament before the winter break.

Aged-care centres are now obliged to record how many of their workers have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

From today, all nursing homes will need to log staff vaccinations on a computerised system.

The Novavax COVID vaccine has been found to be 90 per cent effective in phase three trials.

The company said it will file for regulatory approvals later this year.

$500 million will be set aside in the NSW budget to revitalise the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo.

Part of the works will include transforming into a culture precinct and better linking it with its surrounds.

High-performing professionals could be offered fast-tracked training to move into teaching.

Discussions are underway to allow aspiring educators to be in a classroom within six months, depending on their existing experience.

A report is warning home ownership is increasingly out of reach for under 35s in Australia.

The University of New South Wales researchers say soaring prices are creating economic instability, and the property market is diverting resources from more productive pursuits.

Ariarne Titmus has beaten her old Australian record by more than a second in the 200m freestyle at the Australian Olympic swimming trials in Adelaide.


Featured image: Bring Priya, Nades and their girls home to Biloela Facebook page