Students who have travelled from interstate who are required to quarantine will be supported by their school to engage in remote learning from the start of the term, according to a media release from Minister for Education, Selena Uibo.
The serious outbreaks of community transmission of the coronavirus across Victoria and in Sydney make it look increasingly likely that severe restrictions will need to be reimposed in those places, and the Northern Territory needs "hard borders" to hotspots, writes DONNA AH CHEE (pictured) in an Op Ed for the Alice Springs News. She is the CEO of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.
Daily monologues and chest beating by the Chief Minister and the Health Minister cannot replace flexible adaptation to the pandemic's rapid changes, nor the obligation to provide information requested in the public interest. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.
UPDATE 2pm: Passenger numbers provided by airport manager Dave Batic. A 96.3% drop in May.
The 20-bed COVID quarantine facility on Ross Highway is free of charge. Does that include visitors from Victoria who Mr Gunner says will have to cough up $2500 each? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
UPDATE July 10, 4.10pm We asked Minister for Families and MLA for Braitling, Dale Wakefield, would she save Territorians who want to see their loved ones from interstate $50,000 a fortnight? She said it's up to the Department of Health.