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Melbourne: City in Victoria, Australia
Melbourne is the capital and most-populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,993 km2 (3,858 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also a common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the Hinterland towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a delay in easing coronavirus restrictions amid an outbreak in Melbourne's north.
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In just a few months, Melbourne’s HoopNow has signed up more than 35 families and five special needs schools. Its co-founder tells SBS News there’s more to the project than learning to play sport.
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Police use pepper spray, arrest 16 people as scuffles erupt at Melbourne anti-lockdown rally

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Nine boys, including two 13-year-olds, have been charged with murder over the stabbing death of Melbourne teenager Solomone Taufeulungaki.
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Daniel Andrews slams the federal government after revealing 55 NZ travellers disembarked in Melbourne

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Seventeen travellers from New Zealand leave Melbourne Airport in a breach of the trans-Tasman bubble

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A report says Victoria's transport department has likely breached discrimination laws by failing to provide adequate tram access for people with disabilities.
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Victoria records six new coronavirus cases as hours-long testing queues hit regional town of Shepparton

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