A massive thank you to the member of the community who dropped this off to local police manning the vehicle checkpoint at Hume Weir, NSW as part of the border closure operation. We’re in this together!
Hospital worker among 10 NSW virus cases – Australian Associated Press
A healthcare worker at a northern Sydney hospital has been diagnosed with COVID-19 after working a full shift in the emergency department.
The Hornsby Hospital staffer worked on August 6 from 11am to midnight while infectious, the Northern Sydney Local Health District said in a statement on Saturday night, but was wearing a mask at all times while in contact with patients.
The worker was asymptomatic at the time but became unwell after their shift.
Cormann wants budget focus on tax settings – Australian Associated Press
Company tax cuts could again be on the agenda when the federal government hands down its delayed budget on October 6.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says he will continue to focus on making it easier for businesses “to survive, to be viable, to be profitable” in what will be his final budget input before he retires from politics at the end of the year.
“That will include a focus on the appropriate tax policy settings,” Senator Cormann told ABC…
Almost 270 fined for Vic virus breaches – Australian Associated Press
Almost 270 Victorians have been fined for breaching coronavirus restrictions, including a man helping a friend to move a TV across Melbourne.
Victoria Police issued a total of 268 fines to individuals, including 77 for curfew breaches, 38 for failing to wear a face mask when leaving home and 13 for vehicle checkpoint violations.
One case involved a man who told police he was helping a friend move a television some 27 kilometres from Doncaster East to…
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