New Covid-19 restrictions are being introduced in NSW to help deal with an explosion in Omicron cases, despite claims by Premier Dominic Perrottet that “the health system remains strong”.
NSW has passed another Covid-19 vaccination milestone, becoming the first Australian state to achieve 90 double dose coverage for those aged 16 and over.
After weeks of speculation, NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard today confirmed the state will exit lockdown on 11 October.
Eighteen months since the first local cases of Covid-19, frontline health workers say the NSW health system is “on the brink”.
The deteriorating Covid-19 situation in Wilcannia requires urgent action from both the state and federal governments, the Australian Association of Social Workers has warned.
The poor, working class, elderly and sick are being pushed out of Glebe by neoliberal policies of gentrification by stealth, writes Dr Hannah Middleton.
Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos has moved a mayoral minute on Covid-19 safety at the area’s world-famous beaches.