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TB link to cursed Ruby Princess cruise ship

By ALEC SMART In a startling new revelation, passengers on the infamous death ship Ruby Princess, the luxury cruise liner responsible for over 850 - more than 10 per cent - of Australia’s total Covid-19 cases, were warned that they might also have been exposed to tuberculosis (TB) while on board. In a letter dated […]

Four coronavirus cruise ships docked in Sydney

by ALEC SMART On 19 March the Bangkok Post reported that Sydney Harbour resembled a parking lot for cruise ships as large vessels queued for docking space, like taxis at a cab rank. Anyone crossing Anzac Bridge and looking down to White Bay would have seen two enormous white liners anchored below. Simultaneously, another three […]

The case against the new Yarra Bay terminal

By VERONICA ANASSIS Little Bay and Botany residents turned out at Circular Quay on Sunday, Feb. 2, to protest the proposed Yarra Bay cruise terminal. A crowd of 30 Save Yarra Bay Coalition members stood outside the Royal Caribbean boarding terminal, tying the cruise-ship empire to plans they say will devastate their beach-side community. The […]

Protesting the Yarra Bay terminal

By ASHNA BHARKHADA A large crowd of over 1000 people gathered at Yarra Bay Sailing Club on Sunday 18 November to campaign against the NSW Government’s plan to build a new cruise ship terminal. The plan is to build between Yarra Bay and Molineaux Point in Botany Bay, but opponents say Garden Island at Potts […]