NSW Government Will Begin Rolling Out Trial For Vouchers To Stimulate Economy [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

NSW Government Will Begin Rolling Out Trial For Vouchers To Stimulate Economy [Headlines]

Customers will be invited to use four $25 vouchers first on dining and entertainment in The Rocks and Broken Hill. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 11 Feb 2021News

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

The first ‘dine and discover’ vouchers will be given out today in a bid to boost the NSW economy.

Customers will be invited to use their four $25 vouchers first on dining and entertainment in The Rocks and Broken Hill.

The World Health Organization is recommending the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for all adults.

Several countries have decided not to administer the vaccine to people aged over 65, due to doubts about its level of protection for that age group.

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Europe has confirmed that Australia is among 23 countries that will get its shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine.

An Australian scientist involved in a probe into the origins of COVID-19 says he believes it had been circulating in China earlier than first reported.

Professor Dominic Dwyer travelled to Wuhan as part of a World Health Organization investigation.

He says evidence suggests the virus started there and most likely came from bats.

South Australia has closed its border to people from Greater Melbourne, in response to the hotel quarantine cluster.

Eight people linked to the Holiday Inn at Melbourne Airport have now contracted COVID.

US Democrats have begun setting out their case to convict former President Donald Trump of incitement of insurrection.

Aid organisations are raising concerns of intensifying persecution of Christians following last week’s military coup in Myanmar.

Tens of thousands of people continue to take to the streets in protest.

A new report has found rents are increasing and vacancies are falling in many regional areas of Australia.

The joint University of New South Wales and Australian Council of Social Services report says the situation is placing vulnerable people at risk of homelessness.

A man has been charged with commercial drug supply offences after a police operation in Sydney.

Drugs, designer goods, and $25,000 were seized during a search of a home at Greenacre and fruit market warehouse at Flemington.

Nick Kyrgios admits he’s feeling the pressure of the nation, after advancing to the third round of the Australian Open.

He survived two match points to defeat Ugo Umbert in five sets.

He’ll face world number three Dominic Thiem next round.