Coles announces strict new purchasing restrictions

Supermarket giant Coles has announced a series of stringent new limits to ensure that no important items dry up on the shelves after the corona virus. Previously, Coles had limited buyers to buying one pack of toilet paper per customer per store. Other items could be bought in bulk. However, the company has now expanded […]

Travel bans, market slump, people isolated

There were extensive travel bans around the world on Thursday, sealing off countries and even entire continents, keeping people in their homes and slowing commercial engines to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The markets collapsed with the growing awareness that uncertainty would not end quickly. RELATED: Coronavirus Postpones Australian Grand Prix RELATED: Live coverage of the […]

Which countries are safe from virus outbreak?

While at home, Australians are encouraged to do business as usual, it’s a different matter for travelers. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again extended the Australian travel ban to Italian people following a similar ban on South Korea, China and Iran. In addition to level 4 warnings for China, Iran, Italy, and parts of South […]

Family doctors forced to go to Bunnings to buy masks

Australian doctors head to Bunnings to buy facial masks as “solutions” for the protection of the coronavirus, after a global shortage has left them and their “dangerously ill-equipped” dental counterparts. There is limited worldwide access to medical supplies, including gloves and masks, said the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. […]

Qantas sending crew to Hong Kong tonight

Qantas will reportedly send a crew to Hong Kong tonight in the first step of the plan to evacuate the Australians from Wuhan, China. The plane is expected to stop in Hong Kong before continuing to Wuhan on Sunday, according to Nine News. Up to 600 people are expected to be evacuated from the city, […]