While many countries imposed strict lockdowns that shut down large portions of the economies, Australia’s travel restrictions have kept life fairly normal for much of the pandemic — though it is now experiencing shutdowns in the biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, as well as the capital Canberra.Why are there protests in Australia?
The protests are a response to new Covid lockdowns in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. More than half the country's 25million people have been ordered to stay at home over an outbreak which began in Sydney.Is Australia locked down?
Australia has not announced a nationwide lockdown, but an increasing number of cities have reimposed lockdowns for their residents, says CNN. Now, nearly 20 million out of Australia’s population of 25 million people have gone into lockdown again.