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Governor extends state of emergency after legislature refused 28 more days [Video]

Governor extends state of emergency after legislature refused 28 more days

The showdown between Governor Whitmer and the state's Republican controlled legislature has taken another step forward as the governor has signed new Executive Orders declaring a new state of emergency..

Credit: WXYZ Detroit     Duration: 02:05Published
Coronavirus In Dallas: Mayor Eric Johnson Issues Declaration Of Local Disaster After Evidence Of Community Spread [Video]

Coronavirus In Dallas: Mayor Eric Johnson Issues Declaration Of Local Disaster After Evidence Of Community Spread

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has issued a proclamation declaring a local state of disaster after officials said Thursday that there is now evidence of a community spread of COVID-19 within the city.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 01:36Published
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Issues Declaration Of Local Disaster After Evidence Of Community Spread Of COVID-19 [Video]

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Issues Declaration Of Local Disaster After Evidence Of Community Spread Of COVID-19

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has issued a proclamation declaring a local state of disaster after officials said Thursday that there is now evidence of a community spread of COVID-19 within the city.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 01:49Published
Disaster Declaration Issued For Dallas County Amid COVID-19 Outbreak [Video]

Disaster Declaration Issued For Dallas County Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The declaration prohibits community gatherings of more than 500 people. This comes as officials said there is now evidence of community of COVID-19 in the City of Dallas.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 02:29Published
South By Southwest Festival Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears [Video]

South By Southwest Festival Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears

Just one week ahead of the festival, city and county authorities declared a "local state of disaster" and banned events of 2,500 people or more.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:14Published
State Of Disaster Declared In Tennessee After Severe Storms & Tornadoes [Video]

State Of Disaster Declared In Tennessee After Severe Storms & Tornadoes

CBS4's Chris Conte reports from Nashville.

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 02:04Published
Australia Urges Residents And Tourists To Flee As Fire Spreads [Video]

Australia Urges Residents And Tourists To Flee As Fire Spreads

Australians were urged on Friday to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales. The call to action is in an effort to help residents escape bushfires that are expected to..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:34Published
Australia Fires: Victoria Declares A State Of Disaster [Video]

Australia Fires: Victoria Declares A State Of Disaster

Firefighters are still tackling more than 100 fires burning along Australia's east coast.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:56Published

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Victoria is in a state of disaster. What does that mean and what are the rules now?

Lockdown 2.0 has taken a new turn in Melbourne, with a curfew and locals told to stay within five kilometres of their homes. What does it mean for you?
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

State of disaster: many businesses won't survive Melbourne's extreme lockdown

Australia's economic recovery will stall as Melbourne becomes a ghost town and tighter restrictions drive businesses to the ground.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Please Explain podcast: state of disaster, stage four restrictions lock Melbourne down

In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by acting editor of The Age Michelle Griffin to discuss how Melburnians are faring on day two of the stage four restrictions. 
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Rewarding COVID compliance might work better than punishment

Despite the State of Disaster, there will always be some people who don't get the message, regardless of increased penalties and threats of detention.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

S&P/ASX 200 keeps head above water as mining and health stocks trade higher

S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) is marginally up 0.08% to 5933 points at 12.30 pm as financial and consumer discretionary sectors suffered losses but mining and health stocks helped the index keep its head..
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What is a 'state of disaster' and what powers does it confer?

A "state of disaster" featuring tough new restrictions has been declared in Victoria after another surge in infections.
SBS - Published

Victoria's state of disaster is also a national emergency

Victoria needs the support of the nation. If we fail to suppress the virus, the rest of Australia will struggle to keep it out.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Nation's COVID-19 recovery hinges on Victorians doing their bit, says PM

Scott Morrison says Victoria's declaration of a state of disaster will be felt "well beyond" the state's borders.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Victoria announces State of Disaster as Melbourne enters drastic Stage 4 coronavirus lockdown

With the Melbourne outbreak showing no signs of slowing, Victorian health authorities are preparing to introduce further restrictions in the state.
SBS - Published

Police want a state of disaster declared to give them more power

Police say the method to enforce coronavirus isolation is clunky and needs to be streamlined.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Weary Victorian residents are savouring an extended fire reprieve

While an emergency warning remains for a fire near Mt Hotham, the government has confirmed the Victorian state of disaster will end at midnight Saturday.
SBS - Published

Victorian bushfires: 'State of Emergency' extended, third music festival cancelled

The State of Disaster covers Victoria's East Gippsland, the Alpine Region and the state's north-east.
SBS - Published

Bushfires 'state of disaster' extended with lives in danger once again

Premier Daniel Andrews says the move will save lives and urged people in the fire zones to be ready to leave their homes in the coming days.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Victoria extends State of Disaster in preparation for elevated fire risk

The State of Disaster covers Victoria's East Gippsland, the Alpine Region and the state's north-east.
SBS - Published

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