Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Australia marks two years since first COVID-19 case

Today marks exactly two years since Australia recorded its first-ever case of COVID-19. On January 25 2020, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt confirmed a man from Wuhan had tested positive to the virus in Melbourne. He had flown into the Victorian capital from Guandong a few days earlier, on 19 January. “Victoria has followed its […]

Federal Government urges Australians in Ukraine to “leave now”

Australia has joined other western nations in warning people not to travel to Ukraine. The Federal Government updated its travel advice overnight, urging Australians already in Ukraine to leave the country immediately. The overall advice has now been raised to “do not travel” due to the risk of armed conflict. “The Australian Government has directed […]