Powerful scenes were witnessed on the streets of Melbourne overnight, just hours before the city entered its fifth lockdown, as angry protesters marched through the CBD.
Concerned citizens filled Melbourne’s CBD from around 7pm to oppose the new snap lockdown, in a city that has already seen too many restrictions.
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.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is taking over Australia and the rest of the world, with society beginning to shut down and an economic slowdown imminent.
As the story unfolds, governments are now enforcing new measures of quarantine and isolation, while using the event to introduce increased measures of surveillance and control.
A bombardment of mixed messages continue to be delivered from establishment outlets, but just how much of the current COVID-19 saga is genuine and how much has been manufactured?