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 the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands 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".
Nearly a week into quarantine on the Diamond Princess, an Australian family are passing the time as best they can while 66 more people on board tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total cases..
A Melbourne infectious disease doctor on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis is warning Australians coronavirus is not just an old person’s disease, as stark national figures show the highest.. The Age - Published
Sydneysiders have cut their travel to 23 per cent of ordinary levels and Melbourne has cut it to 25 per cent, while movement in cities in lockdown such as Rome has dropped to as low as 4 per cent. The Age - Published
HWL Ebsworth head honcho Juan Martinez has been known to have occasional interpersonal difficulties, especially when it comes to his colleagues. So what was Martinez to do when confronted last week.. The Age - Published
A group of 250 volunteers in Melbourne are helping Chinese-Australians in self-isolation by grocery shopping essential items and delivering to their doors. More than 1,300 deliveries have been made and.. SBS - Published
If recent events have taught us one thing, it’s that Scott Morrison can’t shake enough hands. So what now that the country’s most senior medico has decreed that kind of thing has to stop courtesy.. The Age - Published
After dominating party squabbles for three months, the preselection race between Liberal veteran Kevin Andrews and barrister Keith Wolahan scheduled for Sunday has been postponed - indefinitely. The Age - Published
Melbourne researchers have mapped the immune responses from one of Australia's coronavirus patients discovering for the first time how humans fight off the deadly virus, in the hope it could hold the.. The Age - Published
Chances are Formula One officials had made the decision to can the race well before McLaren drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen legged it from Melbourne on a Friday morning flight. The Age - Published
Australia's highest court began hearing the final bid on Wednesday by former Vatican treasurer George Pell to overturn his conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s when he.. Reuters - Published
The season-opening Formula One race in Melbourne will proceed as planned this week and there is 'no chance' fans will be excluded because of coronavirus fears, Australian Grand Prix Corporation chief.. Reuters - Published
Australia's highest court will hear a final bid on March 11 by former Vatican treasurer George Pell to overturn his conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choir boys in the 1990s when he was.. Reuters - Published
Kristina Keneally has told an immigration law conference in Melbourne that the government needs to do more to tackle the "ugly head" of racism that has sprung up amid the coronavirus outbreak. SBS - Published
Spare a thought for Myer chief executive John King. He’s due to present the struggling department store’s financial results for the first six months of the financial year on Thursday. The Age - Published
Local and national governments in 28 countries have declared climate emergencies since Melbourne’s Darebin Council in 2016. Many now hope after this summer's bushfires, Australia may declare a.. SBS - Published