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Promises made by Brisbane Mayoral candidates for council election.
The local council elections have been scheduled for March 28 in Queensland. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the authorities have cut the election campaign in the state. The major parties for the Mayor's position of Brisbane have announced their promises for the Brisbane City Council.
Adrian Schrinner of the Liberal National Party has promised the continuation of service delivery in Brisbane with a project of $650 million. He also added tree-planting and recycling programs in his promises for the Mayoral election. Moreover, he promised to waive all the charges and bills until June 30 amidst the coronavirus outbreak. Pat Condren, Australian Labor Party, talked about railway and roadway transportation and pledged that the party would make Brisbane "carbon neutral" by 2050. Kath Angus will represent Greens in the elections. She included public transport, the recycling process, and the festivals of Brisbane in her key promises.
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Over 100 aircraft will be on Brisbane ground.
The travel ban due to coronavirus pandemics will put a halt on the international flights in Australia. Qantas and Virgin Australia have already announced that they will stop their international flights by March 2020. Many other aircraft will be on land in Australia, which has raised the question, "where will these aircraft be parked?" Brisbane is the largest airport in Australia, which can be the home to these international aircraft.
Other Australian cities, Sydney and Melbourne, are facing aircraft traffic which made Brisbane as the ideal option to keep these flights. Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar are the major airlines providing hundreds of aircraft to Australia. Brisbane Airport, located in the state of Queensland, is the largest airport in the country, with an area of 2,700 hectares. It has been reported that more than hundreds of aircraft will be potentially parked in Brisbane.
Contractor of Brisbane detention centre tests positive with COVID-19.
Australian Border Force has confirmed another case of coronavirus on Thursday after a contractor working in the detention center of Brisbane was diagnosed positive with this disease. He has been in quarantine and under treatment after the announcement of the reports. The contractor worked in Kangaroo Poing and helped me, people, to get specialized medical treatment during the detention period.
Australian Border Force reported that the guard last worked in the hotel on March 7. Other staff in close contact with the guard have also been tested but fortunately not infected with this toxic virus. ABF has verified that they are formulating plans to prevent community spread of COVID-19 in Brisbane. The Department of Health of Brisbane is looking out his situation and treating outer detainees living in isolation.
Brisbane's child care center worker tests positive.
The health of children who attended early learning classes at Brisbane child care center has been found at the risk of coronavirus after a worker has been diagnosed positive in the COVID-19 test. A female staff member was tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday. Currently, a total of 94 cases of coronavirus were reported in Queensland.
The Sparrow Early Learning of west Brisbane was closed on Wednesday after she tested positive with this deadly virus. The husband of another staff member is also tested positive with the disease. However, she got tested negative. The health authorities have asked the care center to keep the children in quarantine to reduce the risk of transmission. Sixteen new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, which has become a severe concern for the city. The children's care centre is to reopen on Thursday after proper sanitization.
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Brisbane bars, restaurants, cinemas, and public gathering spots closed due to COVID-19.
With the increase in coronavirus confirmed cases in Queensland, the government has imposed governmental restrictions on bars, cinema, music venues, and other public gathering spots. The primary and popular venues have announced their closure. Many public events have been canceled amidst this pandemic. Even performers are not capable of reaching the venues due to the travel ban.
The Tivoli has announced its closure till May 1, 2020. Steven Miles, Queensland Health Minister, has declared that the non-essential gatherings in the city will be banned and avoided. This will not affect transportation, medical facilities, and other emergency services. The Venue reported its closure through a Facebook post. The novel coronavirus has struck the economy of the world and financial stages. This is leading the owners to shut down their business for at least two weeks.
Qantas and Jetstar cut flights amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
The majority of coronavirus cases reported in Queensland is due to the travel reason. Hence, Qantas and Jetstar have halted all the international flights and 60% of their domestic flights amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Looking at the decline in the travel via air, these airlines have laid off their 30,000 employees from late March to the end of May. This holiday will be given to the employees is mandatory and temporary.
Over 150 planes have been grounded on the Brisbane Airport, which includes A380s of Qantas and 787-8s of Jetstar. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the demand for travel declined exponentially, which has affected the finance of airline companies. The companies have given statements about how they are getting affected by domestic flights among Australian cities and regional centers.
Sausage sizzles paused by Bunnings amid coronavirus spread.
Fames sausage sizzle of Bunnings has become the latest victim of COVID-19 spread. The hardware chain has announced that they are suspending community fundraisers from Wednesday. Mike Schneider who is the managing director said in his statement that community groups were having trouble finding volunteers and supplies to keep up with the sausage sizzles as supermarkets everywhere run low on even the most basic of products.
To make up for the lack of fundraising, Bunnings will donate $500 gift cards to the local organisations to assist with fundraising activities, a total investment of $1.2 million across Australia and New Zealand. “There’s no doubt that our decision will disappoint some people in the community and we can’t wait to bring this much-loved community program back,” Mr Schneider said.
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Difficulties with Bunyip renewal
One year ago a terrible bushfire hit Bunyip next to Melbourne. Some houses there were completely destroyed and people lost everything. Some of them say that it took some months to realize what had happened at all. Now the district is expected to be renewed and restored. The government allegedly is positive about the work, but the residents have been informed that they would face some difficulties and lots of expenses. The main one is covering cut areas of trees. That means that people have to pay for cleaning the territory. However, the government says that they are ready to help in the process and make it easier.
Success of Melbourne in W-League
This year and the season have become brilliant for the team of Melbourne City in W-League. The team has won 11 of 12 matches in general. Today in the final game the city defeated Sydney's team. This one ended the league with amazing success of Melbourne. The team has missed only 5 goals in every match. Sydney was a potential challenger to win in the final game, bur it lost its chance to win twice a match and later lost with the account 0:1.
Today's game, however, was being played without fans watching live because of coronavirus pandemic in Victoria.
Destiny of green spine project in Melbourne
The award-winning project in Melbourne is to be cared by Victorian government from now on. The project is a green spine in the city centre, politicians wanted to spend almost 2 million dollars to destroy work which already had been done before, according to the mayor. So, the government decided to take the project under their care to save it from destroying.
The project has turned a big part of the road into a zone for pedestrians and cyclists. The first part of it was done two years ago and cost more than 8 million dollars. Later someone wanted to return more space for cars in this district. Hopefully, it will not happen now.
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В рамках уголовного дела по ч.1 ст.282.2 УК России («Организация деятельности экстремистской организации») силами межведомственной оперативно-следственной группы единовременно проведены обыски в четырех адресах, используемых лидером группы и его пособниками. Изъято 17 экземпляров печатных изданий, внесенных в федеральный перечень экстремистских материалов, а также рукописные материалы и электронные носители информации, содержащие сведения об организационной структуре, основных направлениях деятельности и составе группы.
Лидер экстремистской ячейки заключен под стражу сроком на два месяца. Следственные действия продолжаются.
Interim managers appointed by Charity Commission in Birmingham.
Charity Commission, the non-ministerial government department, has appointed interim managers to regulate the management and administration of a charity under inquiry. Sikh Channel Community Broadcasting Company is beneath statutory investigation, which is headed by the interim managers Mr. Philip Watts and Ms. Sarah Tomlinson of Anthony Collins Solicitors.
The interim managers will take over the procedures of the charity after the Commission reported mismanagement in the charity. So, the managers will work to protect the property of the charity and look over its financial management. Ms. Watts and Ms. Tomlinson, appointed on March 19, 2020, will be held responsible for the assessing and reviewing the trustee board, check the safety of the charity's property, look into the unauthorized payments, maintain the relationship between the charity and the company, permit the editorial and broadcasting of the charity and ensure the future viability of the charity.