Monthly Archives: September 2021

Ministry urges owners to vaccinate pets

by on September 28, 2021 0
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will run free rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats throughout northern Durban starting Monday, October 4. The department added that it is mandatory for all pets to be vaccinated against rabies, and failure to do so is illegal and poses a risk to public health. ALSO... Read More

WorkSafe accuses Victoria Health Department of COVID hotel quarantine program

by on September 28, 2021 0
The health and safety watchdog has charged the Victoria Health Department with 58 violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in connection with the state’s hotel quarantine program. Key points: WorkSafe Victoria Alleges Department Failed to Provide Adequate Infection Prevention Guidance and Training Watchdog says contracted employees and security guards were at serious... Read More

NSW COVID cases increase, Victoria COVID cases increase, ACT COVID cases increase, NSW restrictions ease, Victoria vaccination rate hits 80% target

by on September 27, 2021 0
Bundjalung man Raymond King says fear made him change his mind about the COVID-19 vaccination, as he watched cases increase among residents in his neighborhood in Sydney’s southern interior. “It was the fear factor, that’s the honest truth. In all honesty, I was against . I was against it for a long time... Read More

From Sydney to Australia’s Gold Coast, developers are looking to capture booming luxury demand

by on September 25, 2021 0
Skye by Pikos, 8 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane After a long period of lackluster growth in apartment prices, Brisbane is currently experiencing a property renaissance as Sydneysiders and Melburnians frustrated by continued Covid lockdowns seek more bang for their buck in a smaller but still vibrant city. As a result, now is the... Read More

On the eve of a grand finale of the AFLM unlike any other, can the shadow of the pandemic make us tend towards something better?

by on September 23, 2021 0
On the last Saturday in September of each year, many people in Melbourne, and even in all of Australia and even in foreign countries, are stricken with a strange infirmity. Thus wrote the Australian historian Manning Clark in 1981. He was talking about the grand final of the Victorian Football League competition (men). Of... Read More

Victoria earthquake records tremors on east coast, NSW COVID cases increase, Victoria COVID cases increase, Melbourne CFMEU protests continue

by on September 22, 2021 0
The COVID-19 vaccination will be mandatory for all staff in schools and childcare centers and they must have a first dose by October 18, or a reservation during the week, announced the Minister of Education of Victoria and Deputy Prime Minister James Merlino. Staff must be fully immunized by November 29, unless they have... Read More

Melbourne is littered with dozens of Nazi stickers following anti-vaxxer protest

by on September 22, 2021 0
The rioters who turned Melbourne into a battleground left dozens of white supremacist stickers in their wake. A non-Protestant Melburnian was disgusted to find stickers in nearby Westgate Park the next morning, reading “Australia for the White Man”. “If you’ve got five minutes free and you’re close to Westgate Park, it’s absolutely littered with... Read More

Best charcoal chicken in 2021

by on September 22, 2021 0
Charcoal Chicken is that delicious, reliable friend that you always have in your back pocket. Too tired to cook? On the way for a picnic? The roasted humble chook is a treat for everyone. But not all charcoal chickens are created equal, some excel above others – more succulent, crispier skin, and stuffed to... Read More

The Sir George Hotel Jugiong for sale CBRE Hotels

by on September 21, 2021 0
The freehold business of the iconic Sir George Hotel, located along the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, has entered the market. Located along the Sydney-Melbourne and Canberra-Wagga Wagga route at 320 Riverside Drive, Jugiong, the Sir George Hotel is an immaculate hotel and one of Australia’s most recognized stopover locations. CBRE Hotels directors Tom... Read More

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The 33 Listed Areas of the UK – How many have you visited?

by on September 19, 2021 0
Cultural sites 1 Industrial landscape of Blaenavon (2000) Blaenavon, in the Avon Llwyd Valley of South Wales, has UNESCO status for its importance in the iron-making and coal-mining industries, making it a historic artefact key to the industrial revolution. 2 Blenheim Palace (1987) Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire was designed by John Vanbrugh. With over... Read More

Four architectural firms selected to design Melbourne’s new NGV Contemporary

by on September 19, 2021 0
Four major architectural and multidisciplinary design teams have been shortlisted to take the next step of the NGV Contemporary Design Competition, bringing the project – “Australia’s largest cultural infrastructure project ever” – one step closer to construction. The Victorian government announced today that John Wardle Architects, Field, Angelo Candalepas and Associates and Open Weave... Read More

Offers designed to draw travelers off the couch

by on September 17, 2021 0
The seaside resorts are rolling out the welcome mat in the form of offers. Until April, Katikies, which has seven boutique hotels between the islands of Mykonos and Santorini, is offering 20% ​​off rates and 100 Euro credits (around 118) on food and drink for stays of three night minimum throughout 2021, including a... Read More

The 33 Best Des Moines Restaurants

by on September 9, 2021 0
Iowa isn’t just about fried food on a stick, bulk meat Maid-Rite sandwiches, and presidential hopeful photo ops at the Iowa State Fair. A tour will tell you that there is more to Hawkeye State than cornfields and corn dogs. With foodie destinations like Lua Brewing and Clyde’s Fine Diner, local food brands like... Read More

Covid-19 Victoria: the state will see 18,000 cases of Covid in a few weeks and 800 people in hospital

by on September 9, 2021 0
Entire Victorian families test positive for Covid before a member even knows they are infected with the virus. Concerned health officials blame the discovery as the reason the state’s rapidly spreading Delta epidemic is on track to reach 18,000 active cases in a matter of weeks. “We find cases where entire households are positive... Read More

The Bajo | Melbourne urban list

by on September 7, 2021 0
Melbourne’s love for Japanese cafe culture continues to roll with Le Bajo. Honestly you can’t swing a shokupan bread in this city without touching an incredibly cool Tokyo-style layout. Fair appeal though – Bajo isn’t your typical Japanese cafe. Unlike Hibiki, Saint Dreux and Cibi, this place is more kitsch than trendy. An Indonesian... Read More

Victoria’s exhibition venues include the Alfred Hospital Waiting Room, KFC Thomastown, and Chemist Warehouse Hoppers Crossing

by on September 7, 2021 0
The new locations added to Victoria’s exhibition site list are primarily Level 1 sites and include a KFC, a chemists warehouse, and a hospital waiting room. As of Wednesday morning, there were a total of 953 locations and 16 new level 1 locations were added overnight. Anyone who has visited these sites at the... Read More

Over 130 new locations participate in the 2021 Eat Drink Design Awards

by on September 7, 2021 0
Owners of new restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels across the country have defied the misery of COVID-19 lockdowns and towering economic uncertainties to invest millions of dollars in their design and furnishings. Completely unexpected result, the Eat Drink Design Awards 2021 registered an almost record number of admissions. “We were really, really impressed and... Read More

Looking longingly at someone else’s window

by on September 3, 2021 0
The letter from Australia is a weekly newsletter from our Australia office. Register to receive it by e-mail. This week, I looked out of a high-rise apartment window in Tyumen, Russia, through a skylight in Trorod, Denmark, and out of a balcony in Toulouse, France. Not physically, unfortunately. There are a few freezes, a... Read More

Victoria Covid update: Unvaccinated people could be banned from sites when jab goals are met | Victoria

by on September 3, 2021 0
Daniel Andrews has warned that unvaccinated Victorians could be “stranded” from places and events when the state meets its reopening targets. “When we come to these double-dose vaccination thresholds… the notion of locking out the whole community is much less relevant, ”the Victorian Prime Minister said on Friday. “What will become... Read More

120 inmates sentenced to solitary confinement as COVID case sends Hunter Valley hotel for homeless people into custody

by on September 3, 2021 0
A motel near Newcastle is on lockdown with dozens of guests tested for COVID-19 after a woman staying there tested positive for the virus. Key points: Motel closed after woman tested positive for COVID Health officials fear infectious guests may mix The motel offers inexpensive temporary accommodation The woman is among 10 new cases... Read More

List of Victoria exhibition venues from 1000 venues including the Royal Botanic Garden and other Coles and Woolworths

by on September 2, 2021 0
Victoria’s list of exhibition venues has again swelled to over 1,000 venues and now includes the Royal Botanic Gardens, eleven Coles supermarkets and a dozen new Level 1 venues. As of Friday morning, there were 1,015 sites on the list, which comes a day after the state recorded its largest daily increase in COVID... Read More

DOZENS of new Vic COVID-19 exposure sites added after 100 cases that were NOT isolated, including Woolworths and Coles

by on September 1, 2021 0
There are dozens of new COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria a day after it was revealed that only 20 of the 120 new cases were isolated for their infectious period. Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews on Wednesday unveiled the state’s plan to slowly ease restrictions when a first-dose vaccination target of 70% is met.... Read More

NSW COVID cases increasing, Victoria COVID cases increasing, ACT COVID cases increasing, NSW lockdown continues, Victoria lockdown continues, ACT lockdown continues

by on September 1, 2021 0
Four new top-level exhibition sites, including a family health care center and a Serco call center, have been added to Victoria’s growing list. There are now 928 exhibition sites in Victoria. A backpacker hotel in St Kilda, Base Backpackers on Carlise Street, has been listed as a level one exhibition site. The periods cover... Read More

Ex-Eve nightclub dedicated to a skyscraper

by on September 1, 2021 0
The proposed 42-storey tower. The Catalfamo family have teamed up with Gurner to replace a large, low-rise Southbank hostel – which once housed the Eve nightclub – with a tall apartment building. The proposed 42-story tower for the Urban Central site at 334-344 City Road would contain 400 apartments, a health and wellness center... Read More