Category: The World/Australia

Australia’s COVIDSafe app becomes fully functional, Law Council bats for a robust legislative framework & transparency

Image: Australia Govt. By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 13 May 2020: The COVIDSafe tracing app has become fully functional here today. This was disclosed by the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Mr. Paul Kelly at a media update today. He said about 5.6 million people had downloaded the app and others […]

National Farmers Federation concerned over disruptions to agro trade with China as spat over COVID-19 probe demand escalates

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 12 May 2020: The spat between Australia and China over the inquiry demand of the COVID-19 pandemic has upset the National Farmers Federation in Australia. PM Scott Morrison in one of his media conference said a review of the pandemic was necessary to have transparency […]

Dan announces easing Corona restrictions as ‘cautious next steps’

Melbourne; Photo- SAT/NN. By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE,11 May 2020: Premier Daniel Andrews today ‘cautious next steps’ in easing Victoria’s Carona restrictions. People have been allowed a maximum gathering of up to ten outdoors and having up to five visitors at home. More of the outdoor recreational activities that so […]

Contagion or starvation, the dilemma facing informal workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lockdown measures will worsen poverty and vulnerabilities among the world’s two billion informal economy workers, says the International Labour Organization. GENEVA (ILO News) – COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures threaten to increase relative poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by as much as 56 percentage points in low-income […]

National Cabinet gears up to loosen restrictions & kick start the economy to a more sustainable level

Photo: PM Facebook page By SAT Newsdesk MELBOURNE, 5 May 2020: Out of the 6,849 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Australia of which about 1,000 are active cases, sadly 96 lost their lives. The daily infection rates are low. This is triggering the urge to loosen restrictions and get the country’s […]