Queensland Lifts Border Restrictions for Greater Sydney from Next Week [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Queensland Lifts Border Restrictions for Greater Sydney from Next Week [Headlines]

Restrictions in NSW are being further eased tomorrow after 10 straight days of no locally transmitted cases of coronavirus.

By Hope NewsroomThursday 28 Jan 2021

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Queensland will be open to all of New South Wales from next week.

Border restrictions will be lifted for Greater Sydney residents from Monday.

Restrictions are being further eased tomorrow after 10 straight days of no locally transmitted cases of coronavirus.

More people will also be allowed in places of worship, subject to the two-square-metre rule, but worshippers will still need to wear a mask.

People will no longer have to wear a mask in shops.

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The total number of coronavirus cases in the world has surpassed 100 million.

Figures from Johns Hopkins University show more than two million people have died from COVID-19.

House prices in Sydney have climbed above pre-pandemic levels, reaching a record high.

The latest figures from Domain show house values surged 4.8 per cent in the December quarter.

The competition watchdog is warning a lack of competition and transparency in Australia’s digital advertising sector is causing issues for business.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is today releasing an interim reports raising concerns about Google’s dominance and potential misuse of market power.

The International Olympic Committee  (IOC) says it’s not a question of whether this year’s Tokyo Games will take place, but how.

IOC President Thomas Bach has asked for patience and says they’re working on a way to hold the games in a COVID-safe manner.

And a new study shows the number of sharks and rays in the world’s oceans has dropped by more than 70 per cent in the last 50 years.

Three shark species are critically endangered .

The main cause is over fishing.