Australia Covid live news: Australian Medical Association says hospitals are not ready for reopening | Australia News

It is the last sitting day for six weeks, with Parliament heading into spring recess once it rises today. Which is probably a blessing for all of us. The past two weeks have been painful to watch. Question time is even worse. With everything going on, this is the last thing we need. It is therefore preferable that everyone retreat to their quarantine corners and calm their farms a bit. Not that the news is slowing down with the absence of parliament. It all depends on what’s going on in…

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TCC program offering resources to unemployed Oklahoma extended by 5 years

Tulsa Community College said a program it is offering to help unemployed Oklahomans get started again will be available for another five years. This comes just days before federal unemployment benefits expire in the event of a pandemic. Things didn’t look very promising on paper for Michelle Lozano who said she spent most of her life in survival mode. Lozano dropped out of school in 2010, but re-enrolled at Tulsa Community College two years later after learning she was pregnant. “Juggling a brand new baby, school and the bills and…

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How Barksdale’s industrial activities affect our bayous

Family of black bellied whistling ducks – photo taken by Nikki Greer, 2021. (Courtesy photo) By Kate Hasapes, courtesy item Oh no! There is something in the bayou! No, we’re not talking about alligators. We are talking about fuel and chemical spills. With the large amount of fuel and chemicals that aviators use to carry out their duties, we risk contaminating our air, soil and water. As the majority of Barksdale’s residents also work at the air base, it’s important to understand how our lives at home and at work…

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Watershed Conservation Program kicks off Zoom Forum Series on September 9

The Master Watershed Conservationist (MWC) program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, with the first of eight forums, The Future of Our Watershed in the Hatch and Mesilla Valleys. See the event on Zoom at (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85286064996). Or, visit daswcd.org/master-watershed-conservation-program for the Zoom link and to subscribe to the forum. The event is open to anyone interested. The forum will feature a panel of local ecology and resource specialists who will engage in discussions with the public on visions for the future and stewardship needs of watersheds in…

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