Monthly Archives: August 2021

Victoria’s COVID exposure sites expand again to include six Coles supermarkets and two more Woolworths stores

by on August 31, 2021 0
Victoria’s list of COVID-19 exposure sites has swelled again to now include several new supermarkets and malls. Overnight, four new high-risk sites were added to the list, including Empire Screens in Craigieburn and Quality Hotel in Carlton. In the video player above, some Victoria COVID restrictions should be relaxed Anyone who visited the... Read More

Federal government seeks office in Melbourne

by on August 29, 2021 0
The federal government has quietly issued a major requirement to lease office space in Melbourne. The Commonwealth is looking for between 20,000 and 25,000 square meters of Category A space within a three-mile radius of the GPO, meaning Abbotsford, Cremorne, Footscray, St Kilda Road and South Yarra could be considered. However, given that... Read More

Quicksand for the good of the city

by on August 28, 2021 0
Over a thousand sand trucks are stored to restore the dunes and replenish the beaches on the south coast of Dunedin. Sand from a residential development site in Tomahawk has been secured by Dunedin City Council and is stored next to the sports fields in Tahuna Park. A second storage site is planned... Read More

Opening of an artisan bakery in Bentleigh

by on August 27, 2021 0
The food and coffee scene in Bentleigh just keeps getting better. The southeastern suburbs just landed their own sourdough pastry and bakery that rivals some of the city’s best. Artisanal Bakehouse which sits on Center Road in Bentleigh is run by French duo Aymeric Vincent and David Caillaud, who have collectively accumulated over... Read More

Tasmania’s COVID hotel quarantine system to be tested as state negotiates to receive international arrivals

by on August 26, 2021 0
Prime Minister Peter Gutwein says it is very likely that Tasmania’s hotel quarantine system will see positive cases of COVID as the state negotiates the possibility of international arrivals with the federal government. Key points: Tasmania has only received one international repatriation flight to date Last year, the state struck a deal with Victoria... Read More

List of nominees for the 2021 AFL MVP Award

by on August 26, 2021 0
The AFL Players Association has revealed all of the contenders vying for the 2021 MVP awards. The Players Union on Thursday released the nominees for MVP, Best Freshman and Courageous Awards. Scroll down to see the full list of nominees Watch all the 2021 Toyota AFL Finals Series matches before the Grand Final.... Read More

Look at the city through the eyes of COVID

by on August 25, 2021 0
By Rhonda Dredge As the city recorded 200 days of lockdown in August, many CBD residents have been forced to adapt their livelihoods and professions to survive the pandemic. Peter Michael, who sadly announced he was shutting down his camera business in January, is happy to have some owner’s obligations to fulfill. And former... Read More

Green light for the Windsor station hotel

by on August 24, 2021 0
The old KJ McGrath Electrical building will be demolished for the hotel. After four years, SMA Projects was granted permission to develop a hotel on the tracks at Windsor Station. The Victoria Civil and Administrative Court this week gave the green light to a nine-level proposal at 24-26 and 28 Chapel Street. The proposed... Read More

Northbank Melbourne transformation project

by on August 23, 2021 0
Melbourne City Council is moving forward with the historic Greenline initiative which is expected to cost up to $300 million and is expected to inject $1 billion in activity into our economy. The Greenline initiative will create a four kilometer continuous green link at Northbank, located on the north side of the Yarra River,... Read More

COVID-related tensions trigger wave of snark

by on August 22, 2021 0
The streets of St Kilda in Port Melbourne is a bit like living on Sesame Street. As you stroll along the waterfront or weave your way through the streets, you will usually see someone you know from the local sport, school community, cafes, or parks. These seaside suburbs encourage an outdoor lifestyle.Credit:Getty These... Read More

Melbourne cluster homeless sex worker disappeared for hours after testing positive for Covid

by on August 20, 2021 0
A homeless sex worker at the center of Melbourne’s mysterious Covid cluster disappeared for hours after testing positive for Covid Melbourne sex worker disappeared after testing positive for Covid A woman from St Kilda presented to the emergency room earlier this week and tested positive The close contact also tested positive. It is unclear... Read More

Vic COVID Update: Pacific Werribee and Altona Gate Malls, Woolworths, Coles, IKEA, KFC on Exhibit Site List

by on August 20, 2021 0
An animal hospital near Melbourne airport and a daycare center in the city’s north have both been listed as high-risk COVID-19 exposure sites. The exposure list grew throughout Friday, as most of the 55 new daily cases were in the community while they were infectious. MyCentre Child Care in Broadmeadows has been listed... Read More

Movement levels in Victoria reach coronavirus lockdown highest, Google data shows

by on August 19, 2021 0
Professor Baxter said that as draconian as the reintroduced curfew and closed playgrounds seemed, it sent a strong message to people that collective behavior needed to change. “The number one problem is that people’s mental health is suffering and they are exhausted,” she said. “What mainly motivated this was not glaring events. These... Read More

Accountant, architect, pizza delivery boy and sex worker among Southeast mystery cases as state records 24 new coronavirus cases

by on August 18, 2021 0
“It’s a very wide and disparate range of people.” He said he believed the sex worker and one of her acquaintances, also included in Tuesday’s case numbers, tested positive for coronavirus after arriving at the emergency room. He said both cases were homeless or transient and were using a rooming house in the St... Read More

Five boutique hotels for sale in Australia right now

by on August 18, 2021 0
From historic inns to secluded retreats, the boutique hotel industry has something for everyone. Small, elegant and sophisticated, the boutique accommodation strives to provide first-class comfort with a friendly and pleasant charm. The words “standard” and “quite ordinary” have no place here. If it’s a new lifestyle business you’ve been dreaming of, look no... Read More

NSW COVID cases increasing, Victoria COVID cases increasing, ACT COVID cases increasing, Taliban-Afghanistan takeover continues, Sydney lockdown continues, New Zealand lockdown begins, lockdown of Melbourne continues

by on August 18, 2021 0
A West Sydney mayor defended his council’s decision to close children’s play areas and outdoor gym equipment, although NSW Health does not recommend such a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 . Blacktown City Council Mayor Tony Bleasdale said NSW Police requested the closure through his representatives on the Mount Druitt-based council... Read More

Covid-19 Melbourne: Police boss BLASTS Dan Andrews’ ban on playgrounds and Melbourne curfew

by on August 17, 2021 0
BLASTS Police Association boss Dan Andrews bans playgrounds and controversial Melbourne curfew – calling measures “unpopular and deeply restrictive” Victorian Police Chief took aim at Daniel Andrews’ ‘restrictive’ foreclosure rules Mr Andrews has implemented a 9pm to 5am curfew in Melbourne and a ban on playgrounds Police Association Secretary Victoria said rules could... Read More

Man who allegedly escaped hotel quarantine and visited SA pub accused of COVID violation

by on August 17, 2021 0
An investigation has revealed flaws in South Australia’s medi-hotel security protocols, which allowed an international arrival to leave the hotel’s quarantine for eight hours and go to a pub and fast-food restaurant. food nearby last week. Key points: The 33-year-old from NSW has been charged with violating COVID regulations, after completing quarantine yesterday The... Read More

Victorian COVID-19 cases see Coles and Aldi supermarkets listed as exhibition sites as town wakes up to tighter lockdown

by on August 16, 2021 0
The number of COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria is approaching 550 after four supermarkets, several public toilets and a 7-Eleven were added overnight. Notably, buyers from a Coles supermarket in south Melbourne and an Aldi in the north of the city have been identified as close contacts of a confirmed case and are... Read More

Playground closures, COVID-19 curfew and Melbourne lockdown extended

by on August 16, 2021 0
“Let’s not kid ourselves. There were violations, there were people who broke the rules; it puts us all in danger. Opposition Leader Michael O’Brien said the tightening of restrictions was a “very dark day for Victoria” “Extending the lockdown was still on the agenda,” Mr. O’Brien said. “Reimpose curfews, close playgrounds? My God,... Read More

Blue carbon to create ‘insurable’ value from muddy wetlands in South Australia

by on August 13, 2021 0
“It’s the mud that turns scientists on,” says Chris Gillies, who heads the largest wetland carbon sequestration project in South Australian history. Key points: With funding from a European philanthropic organization, SA seeks to restore up to 2,000 hectares of coastal wetlands Coastal wetlands can sequester carbon at concentrations up to four times those... Read More

Corporate Keys acquires the Southbank Apartments brand in Melbourne

by on August 12, 2021 0
The serviced apartment and furnished business residence brand, Corporate Keys, has acquired the Southbank Apartments brand with the aim of increasing its branded inventory in three buildings in Melbourne. The acquisition allows the company to take control of the private rental pool of Freshwater Place in Melbourne, Southgate Avenue and the 91-story Eureka Tower... Read More

Victoria’s list of COVID exposure sites includes flight Qantas, Bunnings, Woolworths and 48 Flemington Road

by on August 11, 2021 0
The number of exhibition venues in Victoria has exceeded 300 locations and now includes Qantas flight, Woolworths, Chemist Warehouse, Westpac Branch and public transport routes. After Melbourne’s lockdown was extended and 20 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Wednesday, the list of exposure sites increased to more than 40 level 1 and... Read More

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by on August 11, 2021 0
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Coburg North treehouse is brought down as Moreland Council wields an ax on the guerrilla playground

by on August 11, 2021 0
Marcus Veerman, Managing Director of Social Enterprise and a specialist helping communities build their own playgrounds, said Moreland’s council was too hasty to remove the treehouse from Coburg North. “Just removing it without warning or consultation, I think, is a bit of a shame as it seems like it was a valued... Read More

Alternatives to using payday loans

by on August 9, 2021 0
Alternatives to these high interest loans Before considering a payday loan, the experts at Consumer Reports have advice on alternatives and ways to save money. If you are having trouble paying your bills, you might want to consider a payday loan. But be careful! Even with some recent reforms, many of these loans... Read More

South Australians affected by lockdown will receive additional cash assistance

by on August 9, 2021 0
Relief payments are on the way for South Australians facing financial hardship caused by ongoing trade restrictions associated with COVID-19 lockdowns. State and federal governments invest together $ 40 million in additional cash support grants announced earlier Monday. Eligible businesses will receive cash grants of $ 3,000, while independent traders in eligible industries... Read More

Das, Auto News, ET Auto

by on August 6, 2021 0
Between February 2019, which was Das’ first policy announcement when he cut the repo rate from a modest 25 basis points (bps) to 6.25 percent, and July 2021, the central bank cut the policy interest rate or the repo rate from 250 basis points to 4 percent, Das told reporters at the usual... Read More

Some of the best home loans in August 2021

by on August 6, 2021 0
With lockdowns in parts of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, banks large and small have extended relief programs to affected home loan clients, offering postponements mortgage payments and more. At the same time, big bank NAB has forecast double-digit growth in house prices in the capital next year. Early buyers... Read More

Alternatives to Payday Loans

by on August 4, 2021 0
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (WAFB) – Payday loans are short term, high cost cash loans, typically $ 500 or less. It’s usually due on your next payday, but when you pay it off, you’ll likely have to pay fees ranging from $ 10 to $ 30 for every $ 100 you borrow. A typical... Read More

Do banks use loans to build political ties?

by on August 4, 2021 0
A new study examines whether private banks seek political influence by offering preferential lending terms to corporate borrowers with valuable political connections, showing that these relationships do indeed lead to lower interest rates on new loans. Contrary to popular belief, the direct expenses of companies to develop relationships with politicians are relatively low.... Read More

Templestowe Area Guide | Templestowe Local Guide

by on August 4, 2021 0
While the sleepy town of Templestowe doesn’t get the glory of its better-known neighbors Eltham and Doncaster, there’s plenty to love about this suburb. Located 10 miles northeast of Melbourne’s CBD, Templestowe has many sprawling nature parks, as well as great cafes and family restaurants. What is Templestowe famous for? Westerfolds Park is in... Read More

Melbourne’s best vegan restaurants

by on August 3, 2021 0
The five best things to do in Melbourne 1. Visit Hosier Lane Melbourne is renowned for its quirky lanes and vibrant street art featuring colorful designs on walls, doors and even trash cans. Just a 4-minute walk from Flinders Street Station, Hosier Lane is a hub for tourists and artists alike to indulge... Read More