Over 1.9 million vaccines have been administered in last seven days; National Cabinet

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 17 Sep 2021); National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy. National Cabinet continues to... Read more »

THE CRISIS BUSTER – FOUR-STEP PLAN TO TACKLE COVID AND ENSURE A BRIGHT FUTURE

By Anthony Albanese; One thing Labor has learned from tackling past global crises is that a plan for Australia to get through this crisis has to be more than just a plan... Read more »

AUSTRALIA TO PURSUE NUCLEAR-POWERED SUBMARINES THROUGH NEW TRILATERAL ENHANCED SECURITY PARTNERSHIP

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 16 Sep 2021); Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States have agreed to the creation of an enhanced trilateral security partnership – AUKUS. The security... Read more »

$10 MILLION COVID-19 PARTNERSHIP GRANTS PROGRAM

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Govt Release, 13 Sep 2021); Applications have opened for eligible grassroots organisations to share in a $10 million funding package, to support vulnerable people and multicultural communities living... Read more »

CLASSROOMS PREPARING FOR STUDENTS RETURN

As students and staff are preparing for a return to face-to-face learning in NSW public schools next month, the NSW Government is ensuring that all schools are safe, clean and secure. Minister... Read more »

Government has secured an additional one million Moderna; Prime Minister

Sydney (Tribune International, PM Media Release, 12 Sep 2021); The Morrison Government has secured an additional one million Moderna doses from European Union member states to further bolster Australia’s vaccination programme. The... Read more »

ROADMAP TO FREEDOM UNVEILED FOR THE FULLY VACCINATED

Stay-at-home orders for adults who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be lifted from the Monday after NSW passes the 70 per cent double vaccination target, under the roadmap... Read more »

LOCKDOWN LIFTED IN PARTS OF REGIONAL NSW

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Govt. Release, 9 Sep 2021); Parts of regional NSW currently deemed low risk and which have seen zero COVID cases for at least 14 days will emerge from... Read more »

TARGETED COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Govt Release, 8 Sep 2021); The NSW Government is urging international students to come forward and get vaccinated, with a reminder they do not need a Medicare card... Read more »

HE WAS A COURAGEOUS MAN

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan on Father’s Day; When his father decided to migrate to newly created Pakistan, in 1947, he was 11 years old. He was the eldest one among his... Read more »

FOUR MILLION PFIZER DOSES ARRIVE TO SUPER-CHARGE VACCINE ROLL OUT

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 3 Sep 2021); Four million extra Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) vaccine doses will begin arriving in Australia in days following a historic partnership between the Australian and United... Read more »

Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine roll out continues to expand; National Cabinet

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 3 Sep 2021); The National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy. National Cabinet continues... Read more »

5m Australians hit by suicide during COVID-19

Canberra (Tribune International, Suicide Prevention Australia Release, 3 Sep 2021); One in four Australians report knowing someone who died by suicide during the past 12 months of the pandemic – the equivalent... Read more »

MESSAGE FROM THE MINISTER FOR MULTICULTURALISM IN NSW

(Received by Tribune International, 2 Sep 2021) Hello, I’m Natalie Ward. It is my great privilege to be your Minister for Multiculturalism in NSW. I know many of you are facing great... Read more »

COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Mental Status of International Students

Sydney (Tribune International, Monash University Media Release, 1st Sept 2021): International students’ personality traits and cultural values are likely to impact their mental health and ability to respond to stressors when studying... Read more »

Advisory Panel on Australia’s Resettlement of Afghan Nationals

Canberra (Tribune International, Alex Hawke Office, 30 Aug 2021); The Australian Government today announced the formation of the Advisory Panel on Australia’s Resettlement of Afghan Nationals, to be co-chaired by humanitarian settlement... Read more »

NSW Health Alert & SOPs on COVID-19 for 30 August 2021

NSW recorded 1,290 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. Tragically four people have died, including our first death in regional NSW. We have now reached... Read more »

$790 MILLION LIVERPOOL HOSPITAL GETS UNDERWAY

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Govt Release, 29 Aug 2021); One of the state’s largest hospital projects will begin within weeks, with the main works contractor appointed for the $790 million Liverpool Health... Read more »

CHILDREN AGED 12 TO 15 YEARS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR COVID-19 VACCINE

Canberra (PM Office Release, 27 August 2021); Children aged between 12 and 15 years will be able to book a COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine from September 13 following the Morrison Government’s decision to... Read more »

Amendments to Migration and Citizenship Bill places right to a fair hearing at risk

Sydney (Tribune International, Law Council of Australia Release, 27 Aug 2021); The Law Council of Australia this morning told the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (Committee) that the Migration and... Read more »

HSC IN NOVEMBER AND ALL STUDENTS TO RETURN TO SCHOOL IN TERM 4

Sydney (Tribune International, NSW Premier Office Release, 27 Aug 2021); There will be a staggered return to face-to-face learning from October, HSC exams will be delayed until November and vaccinations for school... Read more »

TARGETED ASSISTANCE FOR CHILD CARE SERVICES DURING COVID LOCKDOWN

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 23 Aug 2021); The Morrison Government will provide additional targeted support for thousands of child care providers impacted by extended COVID-19 lockdowns, through new fortnightly payments.... Read more »

TIME TO SHIFT FOCUS FROM CASE NUMBERS TO HOSPITALISATIONS

By Hon Scott Morrison, the Prime Minister of Australia: A focus on case numbers was very important when we knew nothing about this virus and whether our hospital system would be able... Read more »

16.5M doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Australia; National Cabinet

Canberra (Tribune International, PM Office Release, 20 Aug 2021): The National Cabinet met today for the 52nd time to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine... Read more »