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Coronavirus Victoria: what you need to know about Melbourne's stage 3 lockdown

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews reimposes stage three restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire to last for six weeksAustralia’s Covid-19 restrictionsAustralia hotspots map, stats and active casesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailThe record high of 191 new coronavirus cases on 7 July prompted the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, to reintroduce stage three restrictions across all of metropolitan Melbourne.“I think a sense of complacency has crept into us as ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, Mitchell Shire


'It was paternalism': how government support for Melbourne's locked down public housing blocks fell short

Efforts by authorities to meet the needs of residents became adequate and impressive – but three days too late I am not sure which is the more terrifying: the idea that the premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, had sufficient evidence to justify locking up about 3,000 of my neighbours, or the idea that he didn’t and was doing it anyway.Last Saturday, shortly after 4pm, Andrews announced that the public housing tenants of Flemington and North Melbourne were to be detained in forced quarantine beca...
Tags: Health, Victoria, Melbourne, North Melbourne, Andrews, Flemington, Victoria Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia latest: the week at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across AustraliaVictoria coronavirus cases by region: where are Covid-19 case numbers getting better and worse?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsGood evening, here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in Australia. This is Hannah Ryan and it’s Friday 10 July. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Gladys Berejiklian, Hannah Ryan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW records 14 new Covid-19 cases as Victoria reports 288 new cases

Pop-up testing facility to be set up in Sydney hotel car park as Victorian premier says 37,588 tests were conducted in the state yesterday. Follow live news and updatesVictoria records highest national daily Covid-19 total since pandemic beganScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 7.21am BST Due to the heightened publ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 288 new Covid-19 cases amid Melbourne lockdown

Premier Daniel Andrews says 37,588 tests were conducted in Victoria yesterday. Follow live news and updatesVictoria records highest national daily Covid-19 total since pandemic beganScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 6.19am BST Tasmania was due to open its borders on 24 July, but isn’t opening now until 31 July, i...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews announces 288 new Covid-19 cases in press conference

Daniel Andrews says 37,588 tests were conducted in Victoria yesterday. Follow live news and updatesVictoria records highest national daily Covid-19 total since pandemic beganScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 5.24am BST A reporter asks if the virus is milder in this outbreak, because there is not a proportionate i...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: prime minister Scott Morrison press conference addresses Covid-19 after national cabinet meeting

Scott Morrison says national cabinet discussed the need ‘to protect against complacency in other parts of the country’. Follow live news and updatesScott Morrison speaks after national cabinetEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.24am BST This was flagged yesterday. The national medical advice, for places where there is ongoing community transmission is to w...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria announces $534m business support package amid Melbourne lockdown

National cabinet to discuss hotel quarantine as state and territory leaders to consider cap on international arrivals. Follow live news and updatesEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 2.18am BST I’ve some time trying to establish who’s responsible for screening passengers at airports and what it should involve after Jetstar passengers walked straight off a pl...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Business, Australia, China, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Canberra


Coronavirus Australia live update: national cabinet to discuss hotel quarantine and Victoria lockdown

State and territory leaders to consider cap on international arrivals as Melbourne infections grow. Follow live news and updatesEight Melbourne public housing towers released to stage three restrictionsFollow our global live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 12.10am BST Reproductive health provider Marie Stopes Australia says it is concerned that telehealth services introduced as part of the coronavirus support package in April could be rolled back in...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Welfare, Medicare, Victorian politics, Victoria, Marie Stopes, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia


Jetstar CEO blames NSW Health for failing to screen passengers arriving from Melbourne

Different rules in different states could cause confusion, Gareth Evans says after traveller who flew into Sydney refuses Covid-19 check Jetstar’s chief executive, Gareth Evans, has blamed NSW Health for a failure to screen passengers on a flight from Melbourne to Sydney, saying the Sydney screening was just “a double-check” of one already performed in Melbourne and different rules in different states could “cause confusion”.Jetstar flight JQ520 landed at Sydney airport just before 7pm on Tuesda...
Tags: Health, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Jetstar, Gareth Evans, NSW Health, Coronavirus outbreak


'This lockdown seems different': second time around, Melbourne is on edge

The return of stay at home orders has been met with a mixture of resignation and relief, fury and sadnessDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsMelbourne residents will be locked down from midnight on Wednesday. It is both easier and much harder this time around.Easier because remote working routines have already been established and because, this time, we know what to expect. And harder, because...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia: hours-long queues as more than 50,000 cross NSW-Victoria border after closure

Premier Gladys Berejiklian warns residents along the Murray River could face travel restrictions within NSWWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownNSW-Victoria border closure explained: do I need an entry permit?Full list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersAustralia hotspots map, stats and active casesMore than 50,000 people crossed the border into New South Wales on Wednesday, with hours-long queues forming at checkpoints in Albury-Wodonga as police and residents were hampered by de...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Murray River, NSW Victoria, Gladys Berejiklian, Albury Wodonga, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia live update: 147 new Covid-19 cases nationally as Melbourne prepares for lockdown

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.23am BST Anyone with even the mildest of respiratory symptoms or fever in the @SNSWLHD area is being urged to attend a #COVID19 clinic for testing, after a child holidaying in Merimbula tested positive to #COVI...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 134 new Covid-19 cases as Melbourne prepares for lockdown

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.17am BST Labor’s Julie Collins has responded to the government announcement of 6,100 new home care packages:The additional home care packages announced today by the Morrison ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus Australia live update: prime minister Scott Morrison holds press conference on Covid-19 response as Victoria records 134 new cases

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.22am BST AAP has an update on Victorians who live near the South Australian border:People living in cross-border communities will be restricted to a 50km radius inside South ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus Australia live update: prime minister Scott Morrison press conference to address Covid-19 response as Victoria records 134 new cases

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.26am BST It’s a two-flag press conference in the prime minister’s courtyard today.In the meantime, we have also been told there will be national Covid-19 update, with deputy ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews press conference reports 134 new Covid-19 cases

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest newsWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.29am BST Dr Kerry Chant says there were eight new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in NSW in the last 24 hours.Seven were in hotel quarantine.A woman in her 30s from south-western...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


NSW-Victoria border closure: do I need an entry permit and are there exemptions?

Melbourne’s Covid-19 spike has prompted the ‘unprecedented’ move to stop people coming into NSW from Victoria. We look at the details, from how to get a crossing permit to whether you need to self-isolateFollow live updates in Wednesday’s Australia coronavirus blogWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownWhat we know about the public housing tower ‘hard lockdowns’Full list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersAustralia hotspots map, stats and active casesNew South Wales temporarily clos...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, South Wales, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, JNI Casuals grant


oronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews press conference to address Covid-19 cases and NSW border closure

Confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century and Melbourne prepares for lockdown. Follow liveWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.28am BST As we reported this morning, borrowers who continue to be in financial distress due to the coronavirus economic crisis might be able to get an extra four months moratorium on r...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Coronavirus Australia update: confusion over NSW-Victoria border closure as authorities warn other states of second wave – live news

‘It’s Victoria now, it could be anyone,’ health minister Greg Hunt warns as the state’s northern border closes for the first time in a century. Follow liveWhat you need to know about Melbourne’s stage 3 lockdownFull list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.29pm BST Daniel Andrews has been on an absolute blitz of the breakfast media programs, both TV and radio.Most of it was what we have been hearing over the last week. 11.11pm BST The Red ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Economics, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Red Cross, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and CAMILLE FASSETT The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns that physicians’ offices are closed because they cannot get masks and other supplies. And Democratic members of Congress are pushing ...
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Coronavirus Victoria: what you need to know about Melbourne's stage 3 lockdown

Premier Daniel Andrews reimposes stage three restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne to last for six weeksNSW-Victoria border closure: when does it start, and are there exemptions?What we know about Melbourne’s public housing tower ‘hard lockdowns’Full list of Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersAustralia hotspots map, stats and active casesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailA record high of 191 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday has prompted the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, to rei...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Victoria: what you need to know about Melbourne's lockdown

Premier Daniel Andrews reimposes stage three lockdown across metropolitan Melbourne to last for six weeksSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsA record high of 191 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday has prompted the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, to reintroduce stage three restrictions across all of metropolitan Melbourne.“I think a sense of complacency has crept into us as we let our frustrations get the be...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Victoria update: 191 new Covid-19 cases as community transmission soars

None of the new Covid-19 cases were detected in returned travellers, while 37 are linked to known outbreaks and 154 are under investigationFollow live updates in Tuesday’s Australia coronavirus blogWhat we know about the public housing tower ‘hard lockdowns’Everything we know about Victoria’s Covid-19 clustersSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailVictoria has recorded 191 new cases of coronavirus since Monday, the highest daily increase since the epidemic began. The overall total has...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Coronavirus outbreak


Melbourne residents in 'hard lockdown' say they pleaded for more help three months ago

Authorities ‘failed to listen’ to several calls for cleaning and resources Follow live updates in Tuesday’s Australia coronavirus blogWhat we know about the public housing tower ‘hard lockdowns’Australia hotspots map, stats and active casesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsResidents and relatives of people living in the Melbourne public housing blocks placed into “hard lockdown” by the Victorian government...
Tags: Health, Australia, Housing, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, North Melbourne, Flemington, Coronavirus outbreak


NSW-Victoria border closure: when does it start, and are there exemptions?

Melbourne’s Covid-19 spike has prompted the ‘unprecedented’ move to stop people coming into NSW from Victoria. We look at the detailsDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsNSW will temporarily close its border with Victoria at 12.01am Wednesday 8 July in response to Melbourne’s coronavirus outbreak.The closure, announced at a press conference by Victorian premier Daniel Andrews on Monday, will be...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, JNI Casuals grant


Melbourne towers residents translated Covid-19 information sheet into 10 different languages in 24 hours

Lockdown necessary but residents should have been seen as government partners not detainees, expert says Follow live updates in Monday’s Australia coronavirus blogWhat we know about the public housing tower ‘hard lockdowns’Australia hotspots map, stats and active casesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsResidents inside the nine public housing towers under lockdown translated an information sheet about the r...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Victoria, Melbourne, Flemington, Coronavirus outbreak, Chris Lemoh


Today show dumps Pauline Hanson for 'divisive' remarks about Melbourne public housing residents

Channel Nine initially promoted One Nation leader’s comments describing people locked down due to coronavirus as ‘drug addicts’ who ‘cannot speak English’• Follow live updates in Monday’s Australia coronavirus blog • Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email • Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsChannel Nine’s Today show has dropped One Nation leader Pauline Hanson as a “regular contributor”, after she described residents of public housing in Melbo...
Tags: Health, Australia, Race, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Australian television, Victoria, Melbourne, Channel Nine, Nine Entertainment, Pauline Hanson, One Nation, Coronavirus outbreak, notificationsChannel Nine 's Today


Melbourne's 'hard lockdown' orders residents of nine public housing towers to stay home as coronavirus cases surge

Five hundred police sent to enforce command that 3,000 tenants remain in their unitsThree thousand people living in nine public housing towers in Melbourne have been placed under the harshest lockdown rules of the coronavirus pandemic in Australia so far and banned from leaving their homes for at least five days.Five hundred police officers have been dispatched to monitor the nine towers in Flemington and North Melbourne and ensure that the residents do not leave their small and often overcrowde...
Tags: Health, Australia, Housing, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, North Melbourne, Flemington, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia live updates: more than 10,000 in Victoria refuse testing as state records 66 new Covid-19 cases

Victorian health minister says more than 10,000 people have refused to be tested for Covid-19. Follow livePeople released from Melbourne hotel quarantine test positive Victoria records 77 new cases as cluster emerges in Melbourne’s northEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 7.19am BST A second Black Lives Matter protest will be staged in Adelaide this weekend with organisers ca...
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