Border communities owed an apology for “inhumane” permit scheme

People living in communities along Victoria’s border were asked for evidence loved ones were dying from cancer and personal financial statements, a damning report on Victoria’s border permit scheme has found. Residents from Shepparton, Numurkah and Mooroopna were among those subject to months of navigating complex and unworkable rules after the Andrews Labor Government slammed…

Last-minute hospitality rule change leaves businesses scrambling

Lowan hospitality businesses already stretched and hurting with the Andrews Labor Government’s brutal restrictions have been thrown into chaos with a last-minute announcement that staff will need to be double-vaccinated by Friday. The government’s vaccine mandate for authorised workers states employees must have their first vaccination by October 15 – or be booked to receive…