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Friday, January 21, 2022


Northern Territory

Man with Omicron variant arrives in NT

The NT has detected two new COVID-19 infections linked to a locked-down Indigenous community, as the first case of Omicron is confirmed.

Border breacher lied, stole fuel across NT

A 23-year-old man allegedly lied his way past a NT COVID-19 border checkpoint before stealing fuel and ignoring quarantine rules.

Desperate race in NT after nine new COVID cases

The NT has nine new COVID-19 cases, as a federal senator reveals her infected sister carried the virus into a remote Aboriginal community.

Northern Territory lockdowns after two new COVID-19 cases

The Northern Territory's Greater Katherine region and the Robinson River community will enter a 72-hour lockdown from 6pm on Monday.

Darwin lockout extended for unvaccinated, Katherine lifted

The Greater Darwin lockout of unvaccinated people has been extended as authorities race to find people potentially exposed to COVID-19.

Concern over NT’s vaccine mandate for workers

Concerns have been raised about Northern Territory's new law requiring thousands of workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Christmas.

Unvaccinated NT workers face $5000 fines

Tens of thousands of Northern Territory workers could be fined or blocked from their workplaces unless they get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Alleged Darwin lockdown thieves cop mask fines

Four men charged with breaking into a Darwin restaurant to steal alcohol amid a COVID-19 lockdown will be fined for not wearing masks.

NT exodus as people flock to SA

Traffic is banked up for about two kilometres at a police checkpoint for people coming from the Northern Territory into South Australia.

Hundreds of Northern Territory COVID contacts identified

Hundreds of close and casual contacts have been identified in the Northern Territory after a COVID-19 infected man travelled to the Top End.