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Welcome to the August 18/19 edition of SafetyNet.

Our subscribers will be award that Melbourne's lockdown will now be extended to September 2 - with even stricter restrictions. 

The situation in NSW is not yet under control, with over 400 cases reported each day this week - and over 630 reported on Wednesday. This triggered the lockdown being extended, finally, to the whole of NSW. 

Featured in this issue:


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