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.


Auslan Update - 27 October, 2020

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

Key points:

  • In the past year he number of discrimination complaints lodged by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Northern Territory has nearly doubled.

  • From yesterday Victoria has again found zero new cases of COVID-19, and no more deaths.

  • From midnight tonight 2 adults and up to dependents from one house may visit another house.

  • Premier Daniel Andrews today congratulated Victorians on the numbers we can all be proud of.

  • Tasmania was the best performing economy in the country for the third month in a row.

  • China is worried about a large number community transmission cases found in Kashgar.

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.


Auslan Update - 26 October, 2020

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

Key points:

  • A severe storm struck South East Queensland yesterday.

  • Earlier this month, a group of women (including 13 Australians) on a flight from Doha to Sydney were subjected to an invasive internal examination.
  • In the AFL grand final, Richmond defeated Geelong by 31 points at the Gabba in Brisbane.
  • In the NRL grand final, The Melbourne Storm have defeated the Penrith Panthers 26-20 at Sydney's Olympic stadium.
  • From today, travellers from SA, QLD, WA, the NT and the ACT will be able to enter Tasmania without quarantining.
  • Countries across Europe are trying to control a surge in COVID-19 cases.
  • In Spain, the Government declared a national state of emergency that includes an overnight curfew from 11:00pm to 6:00am.

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.


Auslan Update - 22 October, 2020

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

Key points:

  • There are concerns that with AFL and NRL grand finals this weekend, we will see an increase in domestic violence incidents.

  • From yesterday Victoria has found 5 new cases of COVID-19, all linked to known outbreaks.

  • East Preston Islamic College has closed for the rest of the week after a student tested positive for COVID-19.

  • The government has put forward a proposed upgrade for the Bridgewater bridge in North Hobart which would cost $570m.

  • Today at least 20 European countries have recorded their highest daily number of new COVID-19 infections.

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


Auslan Update - 21 October, 2020

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

Key points:

  • Yesterday, a cargo ship was forced to anchor off the Sunshine Coast as an engineer tested positive for new strain of COVID-19.
  • From yesterday, Victoria has reported 3 new cases of COVID 19 and no new deaths.
  • Yesterday, it was published that the Moonee Valley Racing Club had a request granted by the Government to host over 1000 people at 100th Cox Plate horse race this weekend.
  • In Burnie Tasmania, there is serious concern about aged care facilities being understaffed and not prepared for future outbreaks of COVID-19.
  • An asteroid the size of a car will swing past Earth on November 2nd, 2020. 

Auslan Update - 20 October, 2020

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

Key points:

  • Today global COVID-19 infections pass 40 million.
  • Today for the first time in 20 years tickets to the AFL grand final will be available to the general public.
  • South Australia will open its borders to travellers from New Zealand, effective immediately.
  • From yesterday Victoria has recorded just one new case of COVID-19 from community transmission. 
  • Yesterday Premier Peter Gutwein said Tasmania plans to open to New South Wales as of Monday, November 2. 
  • In a remote Canadian canyon, a 12 year old boy has discovered of a set of rare dinosaur bones.

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.