COVID restrictions currently in place for NSW will ease, but only for fully vaccinated people, from Monday 11 October. New NSW premier Dominic Perrottet has announced significant changes to the original roadmap out of lockdown that was announced by his predecessor Gladys Berejiklian at the beginning of September, giving fully-vaccinated residents greater freedoms than first planned.
The relaxed restrictions will also affect attendance at funerals.
In April 2021 the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) found in favour of a complainant and ordered Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund (ACBF) to refund her over $8000 in premiums.The case is just one of many in which ACBF have had determinations against them for misleading and deceptive conduct in portraying themselves as an Indigenous organisation when in fact they are not.
Here's a few tweets from the last couple of weeks week, including a photo of Sheringa Cemetery (South Australia) taken by @gardensofsilent, questions asking if NSW Catholic cemeteries have found a friend in the state's new premier, Irish funeral directors upset about a council demanding cemetery fees up front, and more....
The commission heard many customers of ACBF funeral insurance believed due to its marketing that it was operated by Aboriginal community organisations when it is in fact a privately-owned, for-profit company.