A growing number of hospitality venues are either closing or revising their operations, after the Prime Minister announced the ban of all non-essential gatherings of 100 plus people. The ban is effective immediately and will impact religious services.
Australia has upgraded its international travel advice to the highest level, with all citizens being told not to travel overseas because of coronavirus. It comes as Virgin Australia suspended all international travel for more than two months.
Horizon Minerals has executed a $4 million loan facility with a German investment group, while also announcing a share placement to raise $2 million to fund the development of its Boorara gold project in Western Australia.
Fisheries Minister Peter Tinley has unveiled a range of measures to support Western Australia’s rock lobster industry as a result of the worsening COVID-19 outbreak, including an extended fishing season and measures to increase local sales opportunities.
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Mark McGowan says regional WA travel restrictions will soon be announced, foreshadows beach closures. Optus Stadium converted to emergency headquarters for WA police. WA's confirmed COVID-19 cases grew by 35 to 175.
WA's confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped by 20 overnight to 140. Premier Mark McGowan warned not enough people were adhering to social distancing rules. WA will go into border lockdown tomorrow while cafes, restaurants and bars were restricted to takeaway services only at 12pm today.