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 - 18 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • Yesterday, Qantas released on their website a mystery ‘scenic flight to nowhere’.
  • Overnight, Victoria has recorded 45 new cases of COVID 19.
  • Victoria’s health officials are concerned about a growing outbreak of COVID 19 in Melbourne’s south-east.
  • Tasmanians would normally travel interstate and overseas for holidays but due to border closures the are exploring their own state.
  • WHO is gravely concerned about the alarming increase of COVID 19 cases across parts of Europe.

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


Auslan Update - 17 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • On Tuesday the ABC reported that the Chinese Consul to Sydney, Sun Yantao’s name was included on a warrant from the Australian Federal Police.
  • From Yesterday 28 new cases, first time cases have been under 30 since 24th June.
  • Today the Victorian Government announced a $26.7m support package for four year old kindergartens going into term 4 classes.
  • Tasmanian police said there has been a 50 per cent rise in puppy scams this year.
  • In Louisville, Kentucky in March this year black woman Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police. 

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


Auslan Update - 16 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • A New Zealand born Aboriginal man, who identifies as part of the Gunggarri people of south-west Queensland, is suing the Australian Government for millions of dollars. 
  • The Federal Government placed a cap on the number of Australians returning home from overseas due to the outbreaks of COVID 19 across Australia.
  • Overnight Victoria has reported 42 new cases of COVID 19.
  • The Premier has announced a safe plan to resume elective surgery.
  • Mt Lyell copper mine in Queenstown (on the west coast) Tasmania, closed for maintenance in 2014 after three miners died in two separate incidents.

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


 

Auslan Update - 15 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • A man in his 30’s has been held in an Australian detention centre for the past 7 years, after the Department of Home Affairs mistaken him of being wanted by Interpol.
  • From yesterday, Victoria has found 42 new cases of COVID-19, there have been no more deaths.
  • In regional Victoria, the current new case average from September 1st to September 14th is 52.9 for metro Melbourne and 3.6 for regional Victoria.
  • On Sunday police were called after reports of a man behaving erratically near the Northern Hospital in Epping.
  • People with eating disorders have struggled with the stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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


 

Auslan Update - 14 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • A database of 2.4 million people, including more than 35,000 Australians, has been leaked from a Chinese company - Zhenhua Data.
  • Victoria has recorded 35 new coronavirus cases and 6 further deaths overnight.
  • Yesterday, Premier Daniel Andrews announced a $3 billion support package to help Victorians businesses affected by coronavirus restrictions.
  • Due to the lower case numbers in regional Victoria, the restrictions are more relaxed.
  • The Tasmanian Government has launched a $100m process to build up to 1000 new homes over the next three years.

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


Auslan Update - 11 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • Overnight Victoria has recorded 43 new cases of COVID 19.
  • A group of more than 50 Victorian gym owners have come together to pressure the State Government to reclassify fitness venues as essential services.
  • On Tuesday, Tasmania's Upper House is expected to start debating the bill for voluntary assisted dying.
  • Last week, the Australian Government sheltered two Australian journalists at the Australian embassy in China.
  • Today marks 19 years since the ‘September 11’ attacks in the USA. 

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


Auslan Update - 10 September, 2020

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

Key points:

  • South Australia has become the first state in Australia to ban single use plastic products.
  • Australia’s biggest meat production company JBS is firing 600 of their staff.
  • Today is ‘R U Ok? Day’, when people across Australia are encouraged to reach out and ask others if they are okay.
  • From yesterday Victoria has found 51 new cases of COVID-19 and 7 more people have passed away.
  • Daniel Andrews today said if case numbers in regional Victoria stay low, they may be able to jump to step 3.
  • Work Safe have been checking businesses that still have staff onsite for COVID safety and OH&S standards. 
  • Tasmania police have been leading an ongoing investigation into firearms trafficking.

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


  

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.