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Melbourne begins second stint of lockdown after coronavirus spike
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Australia's second-largest city Melbourne reimposes lockdown
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Melbourne: Thousands in public housing towers asked to lock down
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F1 returns: A lap of the Austrian Grand Prix
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Australia to start door to door Covid-19 testing after spike
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ATP and WTA Tours announce August resumption
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'No rush' for ICC to make decision on T20 World Cup, Richardson says
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NSW moves to block Black Lives Matter protest
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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes
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Edible jewels: Australian man grows multi-coloured corn
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Cricket Australia boss says Twenty20 World Cup schedule under 'very high risk'
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Hollywood seeks health consultants to keep sets safe
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Home Affairs dispute hampered Melbourne tower residents' access to translators, union saysA union representing translators and interpreters in Australia says a dispute with the federal government stopped the locked-down Melbourne tower residents from accessing in-language information.
Australia halves international arrivals, launches hotel quarantine inquiry amid Melbourne coronavirus spikePrime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcements on Friday.
Fisherman has a close encounter with southern right whaleA fisherman had a close encounter at Beaumaris Bar, Melbourne after a southern right whale came right up to his boat.
Restrictions to ease in eight of Melbourne's locked-down public housing towersA hard lockdown is set to end for eight of the public housing estates in Melbourne, meaning people will be able to leave for essential purposes.
Victoria records another 165 coronavirus cases as second Melbourne lockdown beginsVictoria has recorded another 165 new COVID-19 infections.
Jetstar CEO Gareth Evans says Sydney Airport coronavirus screening bungle won't happen againFederal health authorities are helping their state counterparts with contact tracing after a flight from Melbourne to Sydney disembarked without health screening, as NSW reports 13 new cases of..
Federal authorities helping NSW after Sydney Airport coronavirus screening bungleFederal health authorities are helping their NSW counterparts with contact tracing after a flight from Melbourne to Sydney disembarked without health screening.
Feds step in to help with Syd plane bungleFederal health authorities are helping their NSW counterparts with contact tracing after a flight from Melbourne to Sydney disembarked without health screening.
End in sight for hard lockdown of Melbourne towers with all residents tested for coronavirusThe testing of residents at Melbourne's locked-down public housing towers has finished, with the health department to reveal whether there are more cases.
As Melburnians begin their second lockdown, mental health experts warn it won't be any easier this timeNearly five million people are now under Stage 3 lockdown in Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire as authorities scramble to stop the Victorian outbreak.
Melbourne's second lockdown sparks mental health fearsNearly five million people are now under Stage 3 lockdown in Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire as authorities scramble to stop the Victorian outbreak.
Melbourne tower lockdowns expose what it's like to live inside high-density public housingThe hard lockdown of 3,000 public housing tenants inside their homes has put the spotlight on the conditions within these buildings, with some calling for the outbreak to lead to lasting policy change.
Video shows COVID-19 testing inside Melbourne TowersVideo footage of coronavirus testing inside one of the Melbourne public housing towers has been shared on social media. Health officials have been knocking on doors and testing outside the homes of..
Pressure mounts to extend support as Melbourne businesses prepare to close againVictoria’s second coronavirus lockdown has added to pressure on the federal government to consider extending economic support measures to help businesses forced to close again.
Coronavirus breach allows passengers on Melbourne flight to leave Sydney airport without screeningNSW Health are now trying to contact all passengers on the Jetstar flight that arrived in Sydney shortly before 7pm on Tuesday.
Man arrested after altercation with police at Melbourne public housing towerTensions are high at the public housing towers in Melbourne that have been locked down since Saturday.
A look inside Melbourne's new field hospitalA 30-bed field hospital has been set up at the Melbourne Showgrounds in Flemington to treat residents from the public housing towers.
Nearly 5 million Melbourne residents are going back into lockdown. Here’s what you need to knowA return to Stage 3 restrictions will affect millions of people living in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire from midnight Wednesday.
Queensland joins WA in push for international flight cap amid Melbourne virus spikeState premiers have lobbied the Morrison government to reduce international flights coming into Australia as Melbourne grapples with a coronavirus spike.
Melbourne public housing residents demand eased restrictions, removal of police amid lockdown confusionResidents are demanding to be allowed to leave the towers for essential purposes like other people in Melbourne coronavirus hotspots.
Fed MP questions Melbourne tower lockdownsFederal Victorian Labor MP Peter Khalil grew up in public housing in the 1970s and says the lockdown has added to residents' disadvantage.
'It's horrific': Residents of Melbourne's locked-down towers are struggling to receive essential suppliesResidents in Melbourne's nine locked-down public housing towers have told SBS News they are struggling to receive essential supplies as they adapt to an initial five-day lockdown without warning.
How Australians are mobilising to support Melbourne's locked-down public housing residentsPeople from across the country are mobilising to help the public housing tower residents in Melbourne under Australia's strictest coronavirus stay-at-home orders. Here's how you can help too.
Watch: Vic Police COVID-19 enforcement updateVictoria Police officials are speaking live with an update shortly on its enforcement activities at Flemington and North Melbourne, as major lockdowns remain in place for several suburbs in Melbourne.
Victoria-NSW border to close for the first time in 100 years as Melbourne coronavirus cases hit record daily highThe border between New South Wales and Victoria will close at 11:59 on Tuesday night as coronavirus cases continue to surge in Victoria.
NSW-Victoria border expected to close amid Melbourne coronavirus outbreakThe border between New South Wales and Victoria is expected to close from Tuesday.
'Ham-fisted' lockdown of nine Melbourne public housing towers, some without confirmed COVID-19 cases, criticisedThe Victorian government's sudden decision to impose a hard lockdown on the residents of nine Melbourne public housing blocks is causing hardship.
'Ham-fisted' lockdown of Melbourne public housing towers criticised by Victorian Public Tenants AssociationThe Victorian government's sudden decision to impose a hard lockdown on the residents of nine Melbourne public housing blocks is causing hardship.
A group of 3,000 Melburnians have been locked down in public housing towers. But how will authorities manage it?The continued presence of coronavirus in Victoria has prompted officials to, somewhat controversially, lock down nine public housing towers in inner-Melbourne.
'This is not fair': Father-of-five inside Melbourne lockdown fears for his childrenA Melbourne father of five under five has told of his concern about the Victorian government's sudden lockdown of his building.
Coronavirus cases are surging in Melbourne. These public housing towers are now in total lockdownThe alarming rise in Victoria's COVID-19 cases, which surged by 108 on Saturday, has prompted an emergency meeting of Australia's top medical officials.
Vic father of five in lockdown stressA Melbourne father of five under five has told of his concern about the Victorian government's sudden lockdown of his building.
Concern for vulnerable residents in Melbourne public housing towers in 'hard lockdown' as coronavirus spreadsVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the concern is that the "virus can spread like wildfire" in large apartment blocks that have now emerged as new clusters in the state, with concern mounting for..
Authorities searching for signs new coronavirus infections are stabilising in MelbourneHigh levels of virus testing continue in Victoria as authorities monitor whether case numbers are stabilising, while the government fears the economic impacts.
Melbourne virus outbreak under close watchHigh levels of virus testing continue in Victoria as authorities monitor whether case numbers are stabilising, while the government fears the economic impacts.
Death of Melbourne teen puts spotlight on marginalised Pacific Islander youthPacific Islanders confront the issues plaguing their youth after the fatal stabbing of Melbourne teen Solomone Taufeulungaki.
Victoria's top doctor warns the coronavirus death toll could rise due to Melbourne outbreakVictoria's Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton has warned the state's second wave of coronavirus could kill more people.
Gang fatal puts spotlight on Pacific youthPacific Islanders confront the issues plaguing their youth after the fatal stabbing of Melbourne teen Solomone Taufeulungaki.
Australia steps up police patrols in Melbourne's locked down virus hotspotsAustralian police set up suburban checkpoints in coronavirus hotspots in Melbourne on Thursday and were considering using drones to enforce stay-at-home orders as authorities struggled to contain new..
Breaches at Vic hotel quarantine securityClaims have emerged that security guards involved in Melbourne's hotel quarantine received little training and were at times not working designated shifts.
Vic lockdown mayors' welfare concernsMayors in Melbourne's hotspots are worried about the welfare of people and businesses as they enter another lockdown following alarming COVID-19 numbers.
Victorian hotspot residents will be banned from NSW and fined $11,000 if they try to enter stateResidents of Melbourne's coronavirus hotspots have been banned from NSW and will be fined $11,000 if they try to enter the state.
People refusing to get tested in Melbourne's hotspot suburbs could face fines, Scott Morrison warnsPrime Minister Scott Morrison has raised the prospect of fines for people refusing to get coronavirus tests as Melbourne grapples with an outbreak.
Morrison backing tough Melbourne lockdownPrime Minister Scott Morrison has raised the prospect of fines for people refusing to get coronavirus tests as Melbourne grapples with an outbreak.
Victoria coronavirus outbreak: International flights into Melbourne diverted as hotel quarantine inquiry beginsInternational flights into Victoria have been diverted for two weeks after a "very significant" number of new COVID-19 cases were linked to quarantine hotels.
‘Too much stigma’: Fijian community call for more mental health support during coronavirus pandemicA representative of the Fijian community in Melbourne has called on the government to provide more information and mental health support to the community during coronavirus.
Victoria is considering suburban lockdowns, what could they look like?The Victorian government may lock down "virus hotspots" across Melbourne.
Melbourne testing blitz continues as fears of coronavirus second wave dismissedAustralia's deputy chief medical officer has described the growing number of coronavirus cases in Victoria as concerning but does not represent a second wave.
Victoria introduces mandatory coronavirus testing for travellers, flags Melbourne lockdowns after recording 49 new casesVictoria, which has recorded new coronavirus cases in the double-digits for 12 days in a row, announced 49 new infections on Sunday.
Watch: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews liveVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews is speaking live shortly. It comes as Victoria's fight against COVID-19 intensifies as an emergency department nurse tested positive to the virus and health workers..