The Aussie crypto fund manager who is pulling in 28,000 per cent returns

The Aussie crypto fund manager who is pulling in 28,000 per cent returns

Galvin is a former JP Morgan executive, who left the investment bank in 2017 to start up DACM alongside Bitcoin veteran Gabriel Abed. The firm runs three different funds, all focused on digital assets, managing over $750 million primarily from high net worth individuals and sophisticated-investor family offices.Last Friday, the firm launched a wholesale-only offering … Read more

South Australia records two new cases of COVID-19, state reaches 80 per cent double vaccination

A line up of people with their luggage outside Adelaide Airport

South Australia has recorded another two new cases of COVID-19 — a man and a woman in their 20s who both acquired their infection interstate.Key points:The Premier says South Australia has reached 80 per cent double vaccination for people aged 16 and overThe state has also recorded two new cases of COVID-19Both were acquired interstateSeven people … Read more

Covid-19: Nelson-Marlborough reaches 90 per cent first dose milestone

Covid-19: Nelson-Marlborough reaches 90 per cent first dose milestone

Te Tauihu (the top of the south) has done it. By 11.59pm on Monday, 90 per cent of the population – 122,269 people – had rolled up their sleeves and had their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19, marking a major milestone in the vaccination roll-out for Nelson Marlborough Health. But, while staff … Read more

COVID updates: Greater Darwin enters fifth day of ‘lockout restrictions’, Queensland expected to hit 80 per cent first-dose vaccination rate — as it happened

COVID updates: Greater Darwin enters fifth day of 'lockout restrictions', Queensland expected to hit 80 per cent first-dose vaccination rate — as it happened

The Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT is calling on federal health authorities to pressure the territory government into changing how it measures the local coronavirus vaccination rollout.The government counts the number of  “jabs in arms” whereas the federal government data uses the Australian Immunisation Register data, which is based on addresses registered with Medicare.Chief Minister Michael Gunner says the NT is … Read more

Melbourne Cup to begin, NSW COVID cases grow, Victoria COVID cases grow, Australia vaccination rate nears 80 per cent, G20 summit ends, COP26 Glasgow summit to begin

Melbourne Cup to begin, NSW COVID cases grow, Victoria COVID cases grow, Australia vaccination rate nears 80 per cent, G20 summit ends, COP26 Glasgow summit to begin

Senior Victorian state government minister Martin Pakula has refuted reports the Victorian branch of the Australian Labor Party was refusing to cooperate with an anti-corruption investigation.The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission today resumes its public hearings as part of an investigation into allegations of corrupt conduct involving Victorian public officers, including members of Parliament.The probe centres … Read more

Tasmania reaches 70 per cent double-dose COVID vaccination rate

Nurse giving vaccine to female patient.

Premier Peter Gutwein says 70 per cent of Tasmanians aged over 16 are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of today.It marks a milestone on the same day Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said the national double-dose vaccination rate had hit 70 per cent.Mr Gutwein told a press conference that about 85 per cent of Tasmanians … Read more

Tasmania needs 90 per cent COVID vaccination rate before fully opening borders, Premier warns

Close up of Premier Peter Gutwein, a man in a puffer vest with a bald head

The Tasmanian Premier has warned that the island state will not reopen its borders to all of the country until it reaches a 90 per cent vaccination rate against COVID-19.Key points:Premier Peter Gutwein says Tasmania could record nearly 15,000 COVID cases within six months if it reopened its borders when it reached 80pc vaccinatedState-specific modelling for … Read more

Victoria records 867 new COVID cases and four deaths as state to hit 80 per cent single-dose vaccination target

A woman walks her dog around Albert Park Lake.

Victoria has recorded 867 new cases of COVID-19 and four further deaths, ahead of a slight easing of restrictions.The cases were detected from 49,450 test results, and it brings the number of active infections in the state to 9,261.The Department of Health has also added 140 new infections to the total reported yesterday, and 9 to … Read more

Norway lifts COVID-19 restrictions, despite under 70 per cent of population being fully vaccinated

Norway lifts COVID-19 restrictions, despite under 70 per cent of population being fully vaccinated

Norway has re-opened society, its government says, ending its COVID-19 restrictions that have limited social interaction and hobbled many businesses.Key points:Culture and sports venues will be able to utilise their full capacityAs many as 76 per cent of Norwegians have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Meanwhile, 67 per cent have been fully immunised against the virusThe Nordic … Read more