Tag Archives: lockdown

‘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 »

‘Go now’: MPs got early lockdown warning

Melbourne MPs were urgently advised to fly or drive to Canberra before midnight to attend parliament next week, just before Victorian government announced a snap statewide lockdown. Speculation mounted throughout Friday morning that a lockdown was imminent due to the worsening hotel quarantine cluster, with 13 cases linked to the outbreak. Premier Daniel Andrews later… Read More »