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Meet Florence, WHO's AI Answer to Smoking
The World Health Organization has developed a bot - Florence - that makes an individual approach to quitting smoking. It is free and open for public use.
Florence can inform about some methods of fighting against smoking and explain why should anybody say "no" to tobacco. What is more interesting is that the bot can create a personalized plan for quitting smoking.
Visit the website and check Florence out for yourself!
The WA Premier judged NSW decision
Yesterday the government of New South Wales announced they were going to open their borders with the beginning of summer. The Premier said that closed borders are an obstacle for developing economy during the pandemic of coronavirus.
The Prime Minister of Western Australia responded to such an announcement immediately, asking if NSW was not joking. He wondered how the state which caused Ruby Princess scandal could give advice how to fight pandemic. He also added that WA borders will be closed for some months more, and it is founded on people's health.
The Premier had already mentioned before that opening borders is probably the last thing to do while easing the restrictions down.
Anyway, the touristic sphere has suffered in every state so much. The consequences for economy can be catastrophic.
Small home renovations are approved in WA
Recently the Prime Minister of Western Australia has introduced a new plan for helping the state economy. The government is to approve small home renovations, it concerns every building in your yard, such as sheds and shade sails. This will create a lot of new job places in WA and rise the economy. About 30 million dollars will be spent for it.
Earlier it was expensive and hard to find a permission from the government to build anything at your territory. Now it will be affordable. Such reforms have been discussed for years in the government, and now, during the pandemic, it is very topically. This is one of the ways to improve financial state.
Coronavirus situation in WA is stable, there are three active cases and no new ones.
Other News Australia
Ben Jackson made a picture in the field in the shape of a huge heart from his flock of sheep.
He thus honored the memory of his aunt, to whom he was unable to fly to the funeral from South Wales to Brisbane due to coronavirus restrictions.
This is how the coach of an Australian athlete rejoices at her achievement in the Olympics.
He almost went crazy with joy when his ward Ariarne Titmus set a new world record by overtaking American Katie Ledecky in the final 400 m freestyle.