Queensland Mask Wearing Rules 15th April 2021

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

Boycott of global brands re forced Uyghur Labour.

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.

9news.com.au/…/china-erasing-hm-from-internet…

The Swedish company H&M is no longer using cotton … Read the rest

Facebook Blocks Australian Government Websites

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.

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Jobseeker Payment has Not Increased or Reduced

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

Queensland Border Pass Changes from 10 November 2020

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