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Fears after polio fight pause for COVID-19
Health experts fear that the planned global eradication of potentially-fatal polio has been delayed by COVID-19, and a resurgence of the condition could be felt in Australia. The coronavirus pandemic has diverted polio resources in more than 55 countries,...

COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients
Date: October 23, 2020; Source: University of New South Wales; Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a 'syndemic' for people with chronic illnesses, a new study analyzing data from low and middle-income countries shows. Share:.

Two NSW Police officers injured while arresting man in Sydney
A policeman has needed stitches to heal a gash in his head after allegedly being attacked by an accused robber in Sydney's southwest. The officer was allegedly bashed over the head with a police radio in Riverwood on Friday afternoon when a man they...

Pope met Australia envoy 'who had virus'
Pope Francis has been warned of potential exposure to COVID-19 after a Vatican diplomat in Australia was infected, media reports say. Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, the Holy See's ambassador to Australia, had a face-to-face meeting with Pope Francis at...

Gem Show

Waterloo Bay Lapidary Club's annual Gem Show is on 27th August 2016 between 9am and 3pm at Hemmant Community Hall, Hemmant-Tingalpa Rd, Hemmant. Traders and tailgaters will be displaying precious and semi-precious gemstones, opals, crystals, fossils, minerals, jewellery, beads and findings, lapidary supplies, tools, equipment and handicraft. Club members will be showcasing their talent with a display of handmade jewellery, cabochons and collections. Our club table will be covered with homemade jams, pickles and delicious cakes. Refreshments are available at our Soft Rock Cafe.
Buy a ticket in the raffle of beautiful jewllery made by our members. Something for everyone - all tastes, all ages, all budgets. Admission $3, Pensioners $2, under 12 free.

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