The NSW and Victoria Border Has Been Re-Opened [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

The NSW and Victoria Border Has Been Re-Opened [Headlines]

Victoria now classifies New South Wales and the ACT as green zones, meaning travellers no longer need to get tested or go into quarantine.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 5 Nov 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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

The border between New South Wales and Victoria has been fully re-opened for those vaccinated against COVID-19.

Victoria now classifies New South Wales and the ACT as green zones, meaning travellers no longer need to get tested or go into quarantine.

A number of COVID-related issues will be on the agenda at the first National Cabinet meeting in a month.

Dominic Perrottet will participate in his first virtual gathering since taking over from Gladys Berejiklian as New South Wales Premier.

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The head of the World Health Organization says booster shots should only be given to people who are immuno-compromised.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is calling for vaccine makers to prioritise deliveries to poorer countries.

A man will return to court next month, after being charged over the abduction of Cleo Smith in Western Australia.

The 36-year-old has been charged with offences including kidnapping.

Police have seized a quarter of a million dollars – as they close in on accused drug dealer who fled after being granted bail.

Mostafa Baluch is believed to have removed his electronic monitoring bracelet and disappeared four days after his release last month.

People with unused driveways or parking spaces could soon find it easier to make some extra cash, under a push to boost parking in Sydney.

The state government has partnered with a parking website to make a new “Park’n’Pay” app.

New research shows only two-per cent of the Great Barrier Reef has escaped bleaching in the past 20-years.

Researchers at James Cook University say the reef has suffered five mass bleaching events since 1998, caused by rising ocean temperatures.