While the venues were teeming, here was a distinct nervous energy in Melbourne’s nightspots on the eve of the city’s 2nd lockdown.
“There’s too considerably confusion, I are unable to get no relief…”
Jimi Hendrix’s roiling conclude-periods take on All Along the Watchtower — that go-to for information editors who want to do a “the 1960s guaranteed have been a tumultuous time” montage — clatters from the speakers at the Harley and Rose.
I am determined to wait around for a less-cliched soundtrack for this piece, but the bar, on Barkley Street in West Footscray, approximately 5 hrs out from getting locked down for the next time, was participating in almost completely late ’60s rock, so none came.
The European Commission states it has permitted the use of the treatment remdesivir to treat critical scenarios of COVID-19 in the European Union.
“We will leave no stone unturned in our attempts to secure efficient treatment options or vaccine in opposition to the coronavirus,” Stella Kyriakides, the EU’s well being commissioner, said in a push launch.
A COVID-19 exam in Germany.
The approval from the EU’s govt arm, issued on Friday, was the last action for the drug to be presented the green light.
It is the very first medicine to achieve these kinds of a go-ahead for use in the EU.
It follows a suggestion from the European Medications Company (EMA), which very last 7 days claimed that the drug – marketed underneath the name Veklury – ought to be accepted for dealing with COVID-19 clients over the age of 12 who require supplemental oxygen.
Remdesivir, manufactured by US biotech business Gilead Sciences, was initially formulated as an Ebola cure, but it experienced minimal influence.
An worldwide analyze at the conclusion of April with around 1000 members confirmed that remdesivir could cut down the time required for COVID-19 clients to recover from 15 to 11 days on normal.
A large American flag was hung from the SkyBridge in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park shared footage of the flag unfurling from the bridge on the night of Thursday, July 2. The park was also hosting a Fourth of July celebration on Saturday, giving guests the “best view in town” of fireworks bursting from the nearby Gatlinburg Space Needle. A limited number of tickets were available for the sold-out Independence Day celebration. The park’s website encourages guests to wear face masks on the SkyBridge, where “social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.” Credit: Gatlinburg SkyLift Park/SkyBridge via Storyful
Collingwood kicked the initial three targets of the match in the opening 12 minutes but did not control yet another right until early in the last expression.
In between, Essendon midfielders Shiel, Devon Smith and Andrew McGrath took the match away from Collingwood at the contest and stand-in captain Michael Hurley marshalled a superb rebound defence.
The Bombers kicked eight consecutive ambitions and led by 28 details early in the closing term, just before Collingwood threw caution to the wind, booting 4 swift goals to trim the margin again to 3 points.
Essendon, however, steadied when Jacob Townsend caught Darcy Moore holding the ball and transformed the no cost kick.
Shiel fittingly kicked the sealer late in the match.
The Magpies brought in Adam Treloar, Matt Scharenberg and Travis Varcoe for all of their initially matches for 2020 and bought off to a scorching start out when Jaidyn Stephenson two times kicked targets from marks deep in the forward pocket.
But Smith and Shiel assisted get the ball transferring the Bombers’ way and their efficiency in assault — a few plans from their initial 5 forays forward — observed the scores stage yet again by quarter-time.
Essendon’s midfield received on top at ground stage in the 2nd term and took control of the clearance battle even with Magpies star Brodie Grundy finding initially hand on most of the hit-outs.
McGrath labored his way into the contest and ruckman Andrew Phillips was competitive in his first match for the Bombers.
Hurley and fellow key defender Cale Hooker were rock stable for most of the evening in defence as the likes of Adam Saad, Jordan Ridley and Will Snelling presented bounce out of the back again 50 percent.
Essendon kicked eight consecutive aims and the unfortunate Magpies imagined they had stemmed the tide when Jordan De Goey’s shot bounced into the intention umpire on the line, but it was dominated a driving on assessment.
Brayden Maynard was superb in defence for Collingwood, Treloar racked up 30 disposals on return and Stephenson completed with 3 plans.
But the Magpies skipped ball magnet Sidebottom and wounded star defender Jeremy Howe, and had few winners on the evening even with virtually pinching victory in the remaining term.
The ABC can reveal fresh details of the living arrangements of senior SA Liberal MP Terry Stephens, as police confirm they have referred questions around his expense claims to the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption.
SA Liberal MP Terry Stephens has two companies registered at his Norwood address
Mr Stephens has repeatedly told parliament his primary residence is in Victor Harbor
Police have referred questions about his expense claims to the state’s corruption watchdog
ASIC searches have revealed Mr Stephens’s two companies, Sympure Pty Ltd and T.J. Stephens Nominees Pty. Ltd., are registered at his address in the Adelaide suburb of Norwood.
The President of the Legislative Council has repeatedly told parliament his primary residence has been in Victor Harbor since 2011, but that he stays in Norwood to attend parliament and to other business.
Terry Stephens bought the Norwood townhouse for $1.085 million in 2012, on the same day he sold his previous home in the eastern suburb of Stonyfell.
The ABC has been unable to find any companies registered to Mr Stephens in Victor Harbor.
But a search of the Australian Business Register further confirms that Mr Stephens’s family trust is registered at a 5067 postcode — which covers the suburb of Norwood.
An ABC investigation has already revealed that a Victor Harbor apartment where Mr Stephens had been registered to vote was listed as a rental, and that he had not been levied land tax on the Norwood property in the 2019-20 financial year.
The latest revelations came as the Police Commissioner Grant Stevens revealed officers from the Anti-Corruption Branch have referred Mr Stephens’s expense claims to the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Bruce Lander.
Labor wrote to Commissioner Stevens on Tuesday urging police to investigate.
“It was referred to our anti-corruption section and they made the assessment in consultation with the ICAC, and as a result of that, there’s been a referral and I can’t elaborate any further,” the Commissioner said.
“All I can say is that we did receive correspondence and that has been referred to ICAC.”
Premier ‘wasn’t aware it was leased’
More details of Premier Steven Marshall’s single-night stay at Terry Stephens’s Victor Harbor apartment in February 2017 have emerged.
The Premier yesterday told parliament he’d stayed rent-free with Mr Stephens and his wife in their apartment while travelling between McLaren Vale and Kangaroo Island.
Mr Stephens has told parliament he moved out of one of two apartments he owned at The Breeze in Victor Harbor in 2017, and into a third rented apartment in the same building.
On Friday, the Premier confirmed he’d stayed in that rented apartment on the first floor.
Mr Stephens and his wife remain enrolled to vote at that same apartment.
Property searches reveal it is co-owned by two men, Anthony Harrison and Giovanni ‘John’ Muscio.
Mr Muscio is a close friend of Terry Stephens.
Mr Harrison is a director of Cleanwater Investments Pty Ltd, a company in which T.J Stephens Nominees Pty. Ltd. holds shares.
Mr Harrison and Mr Muscio hail from Whyalla — Terry Stephens’s home town.
The ABC has twice spoken to Mr Muscio to confirm Mr Stephens’s rental arrangements.
On both occasions he directed questions to Mr Stephens, who did not respond to questions for this story.