Governments on both sides of the Tasman are making a bonfire of broken promises as reopening goalposts are shifted. Join Tim Wilms and Dieuwe de Boer for this week’s Trad Tasman Talk.
Protests against Jacinda Ardern grow by the week as her government moves to sack nurses and teachers who resist forced injections. She shut down a press conference this week because of a difficult question from someone whom she deemed not part of the accredited media. New daily case numbers continue to grow with some fearing that the 90% vaccine target to trigger the traffic light system might never be reached. Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins floated an idea that Auckland residents would be allocated travel windows to leave the city for the summer holidays. The NZ Parliament is finalizing the legalization of euthanasia after voters approved the practice at a referendum in last year’s general election.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has moved goalposts on freedoms for the unvaccinated. This week he set a 95% of over 16s vaccine target that shifts the full reopening of the state until December 15. WA Premier Mark McGowan announced the state’s Safe Transition Map which basically says the state won’t reopen to the outside world until 90% of over 12s are vaccinated projected to occur in early 2022. A fresh lockdown has been implemented in Katherine in the NT because of a new case and its low vaccination rate. With the USFDA approving Pfizer for 5 to 11 year olds there is pressure on agencies here to approve them.
Queensland Health has stood down 4,000 healthcare workers who refused the jab. The quality of its health advice has already deteriorated with the Queensland Health Facebook page now promoting masturbation including advocating for children to be taught about it.
In other news former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has settled his defamation case against YouTuber friendlyjordies which included an apology and Jordan not selling any more merchandise featuring Barilaro. Former NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said she wants to move on with her life after her ICAC testimony. Opposition voice Alan Jones has been canceled by Sky News Australia. Globalists are currently scheming in Rome and Glasgow as they work out how to substitute one crisis for another. Scott Morrison had to deal with French President Emmanuel Macron calling him a liar over the canceled submarine deal.
Time slots possible for Aucklanders crossing border in holidays – Hipkins – RNZ
Covid-19 NZ: The 90 per cent vaccinated target is probably impossible. So what next? – Stuff
NSW Health Minister not ‘comfortable’ with population 95 per cent vaccinated – 2GB
NSW Premier Perrottet breaks promise on unvaccinated opening date – Rebel News
Western Australian state border shut until February 2022 – Rebel News
Palliative Medicine Doesn’t Include Euthanasia – ANZSPM – Scoop Independent News
Sky News Australia CANCELS Alan Jones – Rebel News