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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Location: Victoria and South Australia Event:  Lockdown in Victoria extended for seven more days.  The Victorian government announced on July 20, 2021, that the current lockdown for all of Victoria would be extended for another seven days, ending at 11.59 pm on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The restrictions require staying at home except for when ...
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Consulate Perth Launches Campaign Highlighting U.S. Economic Engagement

The U.S. Consulate General Perth has launched a digital campaign highlighting America’s economic engagement in Western Australia.  The campaign is running across the Consulate’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter social media channels and Mission Australia’s LinkedIn. It covers a wide-range of sectors including mining and resources, health, education, and more.    Consul General David Gainer said America’s economic engagement in WA is tremendous, and often under appreciated.  “Thousands of jobs and hundreds ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Location: Victoria Event:  5-Day Lockdown in Victoria.  The Victorian government announced on July 15, 2021, a 5-day lockdown for all of Victoria from 11:59 pm on July 15, 2021, ending at 11.59 pm on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The restrictions require staying at home except for when engaged in essential activities.  When outside the home, ...
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Health Alert — U.S. Consulate General Sydney

Location: Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Event:  The state of  New South Wales  (NSW) has extended the current  lockdown  for the Greater Sydney area, including Blue Mountains, the Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour, until at least 11:59 PM on Friday, July 30. People who live in, usually work in, or usually attend a university or other tertiary education facility in these areas must stay home unless they need to leave for essential reasons.  In these areas, online ...
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