Tag Archives: lockdown

WA plunged into snap three-day lockdown

Victoria has declared Perth a “red zone” and anyone entering the state from the Western Australia capital will have to quarantine for 14 days. Other states and territories have also announced restrictions on people travelling from WA after Premier Mark McGowan sent the Perth and Peel regions into a three day lockdown amid a COVID-19… Read More »

Qld’s broken lockdown promise

Less than two weeks after Queensland’s top doctor promised there would be no more citywide lockdowns, health authorities have backflipped – instating a three-day lockdown and hinting it could be extended. On March 19, chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said in the event of any future clusters, only the state’s most vulnerable people would… Read More »

‘Vaccines alone won’t get out us out of lockdown cycle – we need border control’

I hear people saying over and over again in interviews their greatest fear is that when restrictions are eased we’ll get another spike of ­infections and a further lockdown. So how do we dodge them? We’re pinning our hopes on our exemplary vaccination rollout and it is undoubtedly bringing hospital admissions and deaths down. But… Read More »

Greenham Trust launches ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ fund to support underprivileged children’s home-schooling

Hosted on The Good Exchange platform, donations will be match-funded up to £250,000 to provide £500,000 for learning equipment across West Berkshire and beyond 8th January 2021 – Greenham Trust has today launched the ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ appeal to give every child a laptop to learn under lockdown. Hosted on The Good Exchange, Greenham… Read More »