National Cabinet has agreed to hold the line on current Omicron variant strategy. International arrivals in New South Wales, ACT and Victoria will isolate for 72 hours at home, while those from nine Southern African nations will quarantine for two weeks.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is urging people to remain calm, the indications are that Omicron is a more mild form of coronavirus.
NSW Health authorities have issued an alert after a woman infected with the Omicron variant visited more than a dozen venues in Sydney’s west and on the Central Coast.
A federal inquiry has been formally launched into big tech, which will force social media companies to outline how they are keeping people safe.
Organisations and individuals are being urged to take part, especially if they’ve been subject to online bullying.
Bus passengers in the inner west and south-west will be facing disruptions, As drivers will walk off the job over three days.
They will hold two hour stop work meetings tomorrow and Friday, before striking for 24-hours on Monday.
The federal government says it will intervene if deadlock at the ports isn’t resolved.
The Maritime Union and Patrick Terminals have been at loggerheads for months over pay and conditions.
Three students have been killed and six people injured in a shooting at a high school in the US state of Michigan.
A 15 year old boy is in custody.
Barbados has officially removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and have become the world’s newest republic.
In soccer, The Matildas’ spirits have been boosted by a 1-ALL draw with the USA, following a late deflected goal from Kyah Simon.
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