Auslan Updates

Auslan Updates

On this page, we will be providing regular Auslan only video updates accompanied by a English text summary. These will also be posted on our social media channels: Facebook, InstagramTwitter.

All previous Auslan Updates can be watched on our YouTube playlist "Auslan Updates". Click here to watch.

For more information regularly check our social media channels.


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Auslan Update - 2 December, 2020

Click here to view full English transcript and view our sources.

Key points:

  • Today, it has been announced that Australia's economic recovery is underway after recorded the economy has grown by 3.3 per cent in the September quarter, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Statistics.

  • Tomorrow the National Awards for Disability Leadership will be presented via YouTube during a global webcast.
  • Today Victoria has recorded no new cases of COVID 19 for 33 days consecutive.
  • From next week our Auslan news updates will be moving to 3 days a week.
  • Two people have died in a house fire in Point Cook in Melbourne's south-west after a fire ripped through the property early this morning.
  • In Tasmania, the Bob Brown Foundation is arguing in court that the Tasmanian agreement under the Regional Forests Agreements Act is invalid.
  • Yesterday, in Germany a man drove his car into pedestrians walking through a shopping street, 5 people were killed and 15 injured. 

Auslan Update - 1 December, 2020

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Key points:

  • Recently it was discovered that in January this year a massive bushfire was started by a Australian Army helicopter.

  • Today Victoria recorded its 32nd straight day of zero new COVID-19 cases.
  • Today Tasmania announced that from this Thursday, people traveling to the state from South Australia.
  • Yesterday a pilot crash landed his light plane in a paddock in north-west Tasmania after the engine failed.
  • Yesterday a member of the Chinese Government posted an image of a grinning Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of a young afghan boy.

Auslan Update - 30 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • In August the disability royal commission held an enquiry into the Government’s handling of COVID-19.

  • Today Victoria recorded its first COVID-19 related death in over a month.
  • Today Daniel Andrews announced the new plans for hotel quarantine for when overseas flights start arriving on December 7.
  • Doctors in Tasmania have noticed a significant increase in the number of people experiencing Vitamin D deficiency.
  • Last year on December 9th, a volcano on White Island off the northern coast of New Zealand suddenly erupted.

Auslan update - 27 November, 2020

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Auslan update - 26 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • Melbourne university lecturer Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been released. 

  • Today is Victoria's 27th day of no new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths. 

  • 28 days without new cases is a condition of moving to "COVID normal" restrictions. 

  • Workers at Tasmania's largest factory bakery, Cripps are negotiating a higher pay increase. 

  • Football legend Diego Maradona has died of a heart attack at age 60. 


Auslan Update - 25 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • South Australia's Premier is urging change to repatriation arrangements for overseas citizens, and wants all returning travellers to undergo mandatory coronavirus tests before boarding flights.

  • Queensland border to open to Victoria on December 1 after 28 days with no COVID-19 community transmission.

  • The Australian Open tennis tournament will "most likely" be delayed by a week.

  • Latest Victorian numbers COVID: 0 new cases, 0 active cases, 0 lives lost in last 24 hrs.

  • A heritage investigation is underway near a roadworks project in Tasmania's south-east amid revelations there could be the remains of up to 80 Aboriginal people buried there.

  • France will start easing its COVID-19 lockdown this weekend so that shops, theatres and cinemas will reopen by Christmas and people will be able to spend the holiday with their families.


Auslan Update - 24 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • Health Minister Greg Hunt says the Oxford-Astra Zeneca vaccine results have opened up a pathway to a “fully safe Australia” – a return to normal.
  • Victorian Government give the nod for West Gate Tunnel PFAS contaminated soil storage.
  • Victorian Budget spends billions to reinvigorate economy, including stamp duty discounts.
  • Salmon in mass breakout after fire melts Huon Aquaculture pen in Southern Tasmania.
  • Girl rescues shark stuck on Tasmanian beach during low tide.
  • Donald Trump tells US Government to start transition of power to Joe Biden.

Auslan Update - 23 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • Today, Victoria records zero Covid-19 cases and zero deaths for the last 24 hours.
  • State Government announce trial program offering sick and carers leave to casual or insecure workers.
  • Koalas get $18m in conservation funding, research finds that platypus needs saving too.
  • The Department of Health have confirmed the preferred location of the new $6 million Burnie Ambulance Station.
  • A COVID-19 mobile testing clinic will open this Friday and Saturday at the Deloraine Community and Basketball Stadium, 6 Alveston Drive, Deloraine.
  • Tokyo Olympics can save lives, become a symbol of resilience after COVID-19.

Watch yesterdays (Sunday, 22.11.20) Victorian Premier Auslan interpreted Press Conference, click here.


Auslan Update - 20 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • This Saturday night, South Australia will come out of hard lockdown.

  • Today, Victoria again records zero new COVID 19 cases and deaths.
  • On Monday, a 23yr old woman was found murdered in her home in Mernda.
  • Since the start of the pandemic the Hamlet Cafe in Hobart has made 400 meals each week for disadvantaged people in the community.
  • There are calls for the world's major economic leaders, including Australia and the UK, to boycott this weekend's G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia.

Auslan Update - 19 November, 2020

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Key points:

  • Today the findings from the inquiry into possible war crimes by Australian SAS troops in Afghanistan from 2005 to 2016 was released.

  • Today marks Victoria’s 20th day of zero COVID-19 cases.

  • Yesterday Daniel Andrews announced a $28 million package to boost tourism within the state.

  • Today marks 100 days of no new covid-19 cases in Tasmania.

  • On October 26, border restrictions were eased, when visitors from NSW, Queensland, NT, WA and ACT no longer needed to quarantine when arriving in Tasmania.

  • Over a week ago Pfizer released their early results from human trials of their COVID-19 vaccine.

Watch the Victorian Premier Auslan interpreted Press Conference, click here.


Statement From The Premier - Auslan Summary, 8 November, 2020

This video summarises key details from the Victorian Premier's Press Conference on 8 November about an update for Melbourne and the changes and steps that metro Melbourne will take from 11:59pm, Sunday night.

A statement from the Victorian premier can be read here:
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-premier-81

Summary of statewide restrictions for the Third Step and Last Step of Victoria’s roadmap to reopening can be read here:
https://bit.ly/3n9j3Hj

Watch the Victorian Premier Auslan interpreted Press Conference, click here.


Statement From The Premier - Auslan Summary, 26 October, 2020

This video summarises key details from the Victorian Premier's Press Conference on 26 October about an update for Melbourne and the changes and steps that metro Melbourne will take from 11:59pm, Tuesday night.

A statement from the Victorian premier can be read here:
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-premier-79

Metro Melbourne's Summary of further easing in the Third Step can be read here:
https://bit.ly/3jpLyOp

Watch the Victorian Premier Auslan interpreted Press Conference, click here.


 

Statement From The Premier - Auslan Summary, 25 October, 2020

This video summarises key details from the Victorian Premier's Press Conference on 25 October about an update for Melbourne and the changes and steps that regional Victoria will take.

A statement from the Victorian premier can be read here:
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-premier-78

Regional Victoria's Summary of further easing in the Third Step can be read here:
https://bit.ly/2HzoqQe

Watch the Victorian Premier Auslan interpreted Press Conference, click here.


 

Victorian Government’s Second Step - Auslan Summary

This video summarises key details from the Victorian Premier's Press Conference on 27 September about some changes and the steps that Victoria will take.

A statement from the Victorian premier can be read here:
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-from-the-premier-27-09-2020

Metropolitan Melbournes Second Step can be read here:
click here to download.


 

Government’s Coronavirus roadmap to reopening Regional Victoria - Auslan Summary

This video summarises key details from the Victorian Premier's Press Conference on 6 September about the Government’s Coronavirus roadmap to reopening Regional Victoria.

The full Victorian Government Coronavirus roadmap to reopening information can be read here:
https://www.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19-restrictions-roadmaps

A statement from the Victorian premier can be read here:
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-from-premier


Government’s Coronavirus roadmap to reopening Metro Melbourne - Auslan Summary

This video summarises key details from the Victorian Premier's Press Conference on 6 September about the Government’s Coronavirus roadmap to reopening Metro Melbourne.

The full Victorian Government Coronavirus roadmap to reopening information can be read here:
https://www.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19-restrictions-roadmaps

A statement from the Victorian premier can be read here:
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/statement-from-premier

Watch the Victorian Premier Auslan interpreted Press Conference, click here.