Sydney

NSW Premier Berejiklian apologises ‘unreservedly’ over Ruby Princess mistakes that led to coronavirus outbreak

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has apologised “unreservedly” for the “unimaginable loss” suffered by people because of NSW Health’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. A report handed to the NSW Government on Friday identified “serious”, “inexcusable” and “inexplicable” oversights by NSW Health. The Premier said she[Read More…]

NSW coronavirus social-distancing to stay ‘until vaccine is found’, Premier Gladys Berejiklian says

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has warned the state’s tough coronavirus social-distancing restrictions will stay “until a vaccine is found”, after Australia’s death toll climbed to 45. Ms Berejiklian’s announcement comes after NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller revealed last week that the social-distancing laws which allow police to issue on-the-spot $1,000 fines for[Read More…]

NSW Police and ADF door-knock on self-isolators, look for rule breakers

The NSW Police and Australian Defence Force are now literally working hand in glove, checking up on potential self-quarantine rule breakers. ADF and NSW Police officers put on protective clothing before conducting coronavirus isolation checks. (Supplied) Just-released photographs show ADF personnel and officers donning protective face masks and surgical gloves, and[Read More…]