second lockdown Melbourne

Melbourne under second lockdown for 6 weeks

With Victoria recording its worst numbers in COVID-19 infections in the last three weeks, the Andrews government yesterday placed the whole of Melbourne Metro with and the Shire of Mitchell under second lockdown with stage 3 restrictions applicable effective midnight tonight. the government believes it is necessary to help keep our communities safe. There will be changes in restrictions already applicable which the health experts believe has become imperative to respond to the increase in case numbers and to help ...
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Second state-wide lockdown looms over Victoria

Victoria is on the brink of a second state-wide lockdown. The state has recorded 191 new infections in its escalating COVID wave, the highest since the pandemic began. It has followed Monday’s 127 cases reported by the government and the ...
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Pauline Hanson loses Channel 9’s fortnightly ‘Perk’

One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson hired by Channel 9’s Today show for regular fortnightly appearances, has been dropped by Channel 9 after she went on an offensive against the Melbourne residents trapped inside nine housing commission towers. Showing brazen disrespect ...
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2 Charter flights to India by Gaura Travel

There is good news for those Indians who are stuck in Australia. Gaura Travels, a Melbourne based travel agency is organizing two charter flights with Singapore Airlines – one from Melbourne and one from Sydney taking Indians home. A lot ...
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More Air India flights between India Australia July 1-14

Air India has announced eight evacuation flights between India and Australia under the Vande Bharat Mission. The Vande Bharat Mission Phase 3 flights – four each to originally Melbourne and Sydney, to be operated from today, July 1 to July ...
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Melbourne Hotspots back in lockdown

Victoria is in the reverse gear in its fight to arrest the spread of the virus. From 11.59pm on Wednesday 1 July, there will be changes in restrictions putting Melbourne’s COVID-19 hotspots back in lockdown, to respond to the increase ...
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Lowy Institute Survey: Morrison ahead of Modi by a mile

In an extensive survey conducted by the Lowy Institute, some surprising and some very unsurprising facts have come to light. The survey finds that in 2020, Australians are less trusting of most countries around the world than in the past ...
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Spike in COVID-19 cases in Melbourne & its lessons

The spike in COVID-19 in Victoria shows just how easy it is for outbreaks to occur if we don’t continue to practise physical distancing and good hygiene, and stay at home when sick, writes Alison McMillan. The recent spike in ...
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Huawei – is it creeping into Victorian infrastructure?

According to a story in the Herald Sun today the Chinese government-owned company, Huawei, is providing crucial equipment to a solar farm which will power 50,000 homes are deeply concerning. This controversial company was banned from partaking in Australia’s 5G ...
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Bula Bubble: Fiji proposes to join Aus, NZ

Fiji where more than 10 per cent of its total population works in the tourism industry, is proposing to join the proposed trans-Tasman travel bubble being worked up by Australia and New Zealand. Fiji’s proposal ‘Bula Bubble’came from Prime Minister ...
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Second Wave of COVID-19 : Suburban lockdowns next?

As second wave of COVID-19 hits parts of Australia, as of Monday morning (Australian time), the global number of coronavirus cases has exceeded 10 million, recorded at 10,072,616. The figure is provided by Johns Hopkins University in the US world ...
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