More Than 2 Million Sydneysiders Unable to Leave Their LGA for Work [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

More Than 2 Million Sydneysiders Unable to Leave Their LGA for Work [Headlines]

Parramatta, Georges River and Campbelltown have now joined the five other LGAs subjected to authorised work orders. And more top news.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 29 Jul 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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

More than two million people in Sydney are now unable to leave their local government area for work.

Parramatta, Georges River and Campbelltown have now joined the five other LGAs subjected to authorised work orders.

Other changes include a 10km restriction on essential shopping.

More than a dozen new health alerts have been issued for venues impacted by the growing Sydney coronavirus outbreak.

Several grocery stores are on high alert including Woolworths stores in Fairfield, Lidcombe, and Plumpton, and Coles in Casula and Zetland.

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Guests at two backpacker hostels in Brisbane’s CBD remain in lockdown, after a man tested positive to coronavirus.

He’s been in the community while infectious since last Thursday.

In the US, Tech giant Google has mandated COVID-19 vaccines for all its employees in the US – in response to the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.

President Joe Biden is expected to announce federal workers will also have to get the jab or submit to regular testing.

Seven teenagers from Sydney are among nine charged over a high speed chase in the Hunter.

Surging house prices have seen Sydney rank seventh on a list of most expensive cities in the world.

At the Olympics:

Emma McKeon has set a new Olympic record for the 100m freestyle in her heat, advancing to the semis along with fellow Aussie Cate Campbell.

The Boomers have defeated Italy, while the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras both remain undefeated.

Not so good for the Olyroos, their Olympic campaign is now over after going down to Egypt, 2-nil.

The first of Australia’s athletes to wrap up competition at the Tokyo Olympics will arrive home today.