Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Queensland Premier, has stated that the current coronavirus restrictions will change from 6:00am Thursday morning 15th April 2021.
Masks will no longer need to be carried at all times.
People will no longer need to wear them in public buildings, shops, offices etc.
However she did encouraged … Read the rest
In 2000, the Iranian-born Payam Saadat arrived in Australian waters, after a 29-day journey by boat from Malaysia (where he had been living for two months).
He was rescued by the Australian Navy near Ashmore Reef. (630 km north of Broome and 110 km south of … Read the rest
Popular Brands Boycotted by China.
Should people boycott global brands that use forced Uyghur labour in their supply chains?
China is boycotting businesses from some countries that try to stand up for action against forced labour in their production lines.
The Swedish company H&M is no longer using cotton … Read the rest
Australia sometimes has Flooding and Drought at the same time.
While parts of NSW are under water, with some at very severe levels, parts of Queensland are still being told to conserve water, as most of the state is still in drought.
QLD: Wivenhoe Dam Level 23 March 2021 – … Read the rest
Warragamba Dam, New South Wales.
Water level at 23 March 2021.
Warragamba Dam is Australia’s largest Urban Water supply dam, and is one of the largest domestic water supply dams in the world.
Warragamba Dam has a total operating capacity of 2,027 GL (Gigalitres). That is 2,027,000 ML (Megalitres)
The … Read the rest
Wivenhoe Dam, Queensland.
Water level at 23 March 2021.
Wivenhoe Dam is South East Queensland’s largest water storage and is the main supply of water for Brisbane and the greater Ipswich area.
Wivenhoe Dam has a total storage capacity of 3.132 million megalitres (ML), although they class the full supply … Read the rest
Todays news reports are saying that Facebook is now banning Australians from sharing news stories on its Facebook site in response to being asked to share the cost of producing these news articles.
Australian users and publishers will be restricted from sharing or viewing domestic and international news.
Overseas users … Read the rest
In the Prime Ministers address to the National Press Club on 1st February 2021, Scott Morrison said it was the Government’s “goal to reach net zero emissions as soon as possible, and preferably by 2050.”
It is stated that the 2050 target, is a by-product of the 2015 Paris Climate … Read the rest
Update and Reminder.
The rate of JobSeeker payments was not increased or reduced, it is still (in December 2020) at the same rate as it was in March 2020.
- $565.70 Single no children, or
- $510.80 Partnered (Each).
The extra money that some people have been receiving is the … Read the rest
More Changes to the entry requirements into Queensland.
An improved border pass system to streamline the process of entering Queensland will be introduced from Tuesday 10 November 2020.
With Queensland border restrictions on COVID-19 hotspots of Greater Sydney and Victoria remaining in place, all travellers to Queensland are reminded to … Read the rest