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Daniel Michael Andrews is an Australian politician who is the 48th Premier of Victoria, a post he has held since 2014. He has been the state leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) since 2010, and from 2010 to 2014 was Leader of the Opposition. Andrews has represented the Legislative Assembly seat of Mulgrave since the 2002 election, and served as a parliamentary secretary and minister in the Bracks and Brumby Labor governments. He led the ALP to victory at the 2014 state election, defeating the incumbent Coalition government, and won re-election at the 2018 election with an increased majority.
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Daniel Andrews warns 'whole state could get locked down' if coronavirus numbers keep growingDaniel Andrews has warned that the whole state of Victoria may face a lockdown if "we don’t get control of this really quickly."
Watch: Vic COVID-19 updateThe Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is speaking live with a COVID-19 update at 3.15pm (AEST). Victorian health officials have confirmed the state has another 64 cases of coronavirus. It's the 14th..
Victoria introduces mandatory testing for quarantined travellersVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the number of quarantined travellers not being tested is being reduced to 15 per cent or less.
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..
Victoria records 33 new coronavirus cases, Daniel Andrews declares 'testing blitz'Thirty-three new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Victoria as more than 1,000 troops are deployed to help the state cope.
Victoria records another 17 coronavirus cases as Daniel Andrews warns of 'significant community transmission'Victoria has recorded double-digit growth in new coronavirus cases for the seventh day in a row.
Victoria records 19 new coronavirus cases, mayors warn against 'crude' local lockdowns as restrictions re-imposedVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the decision to re-impose restrictions is a precautionary measure to prevent a second wave of coronavirus.
Mayors warn against 'crude' local lockdowns as Victoria re-imposes restrictionsVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the decision to re-impose restrictions is a precautionary measure to prevent a second wave of coronavirus.
Third Victorian minister steps down over Labor branch stacking scandalConsumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz is stepping down from Daniel Andrews' cabinet over the branch stacking scandal engulfing Victorian Labor.
Daniel Andrews says he sacked Adem Somyurek over branch stacking allegations, moves to kick him out of ALPVictoria's anti-corruption watchdog and police should investigate branch stacking claims levelled at former minister Adem Somyurek, Premier Daniel Andrews says.
Worried about coronavirus, Daniel Andrews urges Victorians to avoid Black Lives Matter rallyVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says even if people won't be fined for attending a protest in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, they shouldn't go.
Don't go to Melbourne protest: AndrewsVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says even if people won't be fined for attending a protest in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, they shouldn't go.
Australia's Victoria state to reopen classrooms earlier than expectedAustralia's second-most populous state will resume face-to-face teaching from May 27, weeks earlier than expected, after a school shutdown to halt the spread of the new coronavirus, Premier Daniel..
Students to return to Vic classrooms soonVictorian students will return to face-to-face learning in staggered stages before term two ends, Premier Daniel Andrews says, though a date is yet to be set.
Protesters flout social distancing rules at coronavirus lockdown rally in MelbourneProtesters chanted slogans criticising Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and demanded stay at home restrictions be lifted.
Dan Tehan admits he 'overstepped the mark' in attacking Daniel Andrews over school closuresIn a sign of cracks within the successful national cabinet, the Morrison government has attacked Victoria over its handling of schools during the crisis.
Dan Tehan attacks Daniel Andrews over handling of schools during coronavirus crisisIn a sign of cracks within the successful national cabinet, the Morrison government has attacked Victoria over its handling of schools during the crisis.
Calls for Victorian schools to reopenVictorian premier Daniel Andrews is under pressure to reopen schools in term two, while the government will throw the struggling arts sector a lifeline.
One new Victorian coronavirus caseThe number of fresh coronavirus cases in Victoria has remained modest, but Premier Daniel Andrews has urged people to stick with the virus restrictions.
Daniel Andrews adamant opening schools would only achieve 'spreading the virus'Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews believes opening schools would only risk spreading COVID-19 given the numbers of people that would be moving around the state.
Opening schools would spread virus:AndrewsVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews believes opening schools would only risk spreading COVID-19 given the numbers of people that would be moving around the state.
Vic flattened curve 'fragile': premierVictoria is flattening the curve of new coronavirus infections but Premier Daniel Andrews warns "there can be no sense of complacency" as restrictions remain.
Victoria enters 'new normal' in pandemic responseVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews has signalled a step-change in our pandemic policy response.
Four Vic hospital workers with cornavirusNow is not the time to party, it's a time to stay home, begs Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, as the state's coronavirus tally rises by 55 to 466 cases.
Stay home, no excuses, Daniel Andrews tells VictoriansNow is not the time to party, it's a time to stay home, begs Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, as the state's coronavirus tally rises by 55 to 466 cases.
More Vic restrictions to stop virus spreadVictoria's Premier Daniel Andrews says hospitality venues and schools are set to shut down as part of a statewide shutdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Australia's Victoria state brings forward school holidays amid coronavirus outbreakAustralia's Victoria state will bring forward school holidays to plan for "remote, flexible learning", Premier Daniel Andrews told a news conference on Monday as states plan for the coronavirus..
Vic premier attacks COVID19 selfishnessVictoria's Premier Daniel Andrews says hospitality venues and schools are set to shut down as part of a statewide shutdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Dedicated taskforce of 500 police officers to enforce Victoria's coronavirus shutdownVictoria's Premier Daniel Andrews says hospitality venues and schools are set to shut down as part of a statewide shutdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Taskforce of 500 to police Vic virus rulesVictoria's Premier Daniel Andrews says hospitality venues and schools are set to shut down as part of a statewide shutdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Daniel Andrews stands firm on policy not to close Victoria schools as coronavirus cases jumpVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews insists closing all schools in the state to prevent the spread of coronavirus could do more harm than good.
Victoria, ACT declare states of emergency to deal with coronavirus crisisVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the declaration would allow the government to enforce the 14-day isolation period mandated for travellers arriving in Australia.
State of emergency declared in Victoria to deal with coronavirus outbreakVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews has declared a state of emergency to deal with coronavirus for at least four weeks.
No fans will be allowed to watch the Australian F1 Grand PrixVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says no fans will be allowed to watch the formula one grand prix due to the risk of coronavirus spreading.
Daniel Andrews' stern warning to land owners after 'terrible' koala logging deathsDozens of koalas found dead and injured on a Victorian farm have prompted a wave of indignation and a stern reaction from government.
Victorian firefighter Bill Slade farewelledForest Management firefighter Bill Slade, who died in Victoria's East Gippsland bushfires has been farewelled by hundreds of mourners including premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Michael..
Victoria announces inquiry as Morrison government pushes for fire royal commissionVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a state-based review into the bushfires and questioned what a national inquiry would examine.
States question national bushfire inquiryVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a state-based review into the bushfires and questioned what a national inquiry would examine.
'Disgusting behaviour': Daniel Andrews slams Nazi flag at private property in rural VictoriaThe flying of a Nazi flag on a private property in regional Victoria has been labelled "disgusting" by Premier Daniel Andrews.
'Long way to go' before Vic bushfires easePremier Daniel Andrews has warned Victorians the bushfire crisis will continue for weeks as firefighters worked through the night to contain blazes.
'Strong, visible' police presence as climate rallies kick off amid bushfiresOrganisers of a climate protest in Melbourne's CBD on Friday night have resisted calls from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to postpone their event.
'Selfish and reckless': Victorian government criticise climate protest on day of fire dangerOrganisers of a climate protest in Melbourne's CBD on Friday night have resisted calls from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to postpone their event.
Daniel Andrews tells people to stop donating food and clothes for bushfire crisisVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews says no more clothes and food donations are needed.
Ardern touches down in Melbourne to talk good governmentJacinda Ardern's whirlwind trip to Australia is underway with the New Zealand prime minister in Melbourne to meet with Daniel Andrews and Scott Morrison this week.
'It's a matter for the members': Andrews won't back McManus on SetkaVictorian Labor Premier Daniel Andrews has again declined to back calls for embattled building union leader John Setka to step down from his job.