The federal government will begin to mobilise the military to enforce Australia’s toughest COVID-19 regulations yet, including quarantine measures and compliance checks.
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) have been enlisted to monitor mandatory isolation requirements for suspected carriers of the ‘virus’ and are predicted to expand their operations in the coming weeks.
Australia has now entered a total shutdown of all non-essential services, with suburb-by-suburb lockdown measures tipped to become a reality.
As the country sails through uncharted waters, we explore the latest on COVID-19, future predictions of this unfolding plan — including the potential of Martial Law — and deeper links between the virus and propaganda used in George Orwell’s 1984.
Hundreds of millions of dollars have been donated from around the world to Australian bushfire victims, but those impacted are still yet to see any of the funds.
The $50 million campaign raised by Celeste Barber is set to face ongoing ‘legal hurdles’, while Australian charities have announced they will be keeping most of the funds for themselves.
A state of emergency declared, military on the ground, displacement of regional communities and calls for national reviews of land management across the country.
Links between bushfires and high-speed rail proposals exposed.