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Australian Open: Andy Murray tests positive for coronavirus

Andy Murray is still hopeful of playing in the Australian Open despite not travelling to Melbourne after testing positive for coronavirus.
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Australia news live updates: tennis stars enter Covid isolation, as Queensland denies hotel quarantine breach

International tennis players and staff have touched down in Melbourne ahead of next month’s Australian Open. All the latestNine days without a local Covid case in VictoriaAndy Murray tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Australian Open 11.21pm GMT Bad news for tennis star Andy Murray who has just contracted Covid-19 ahead of flying to Melbourne for the Australian Open. He is currently isolating in his London apartment. Min Foley says Andy Murray will have to test negative before he can get o...
Tags: Health, Business, London, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Andy Murray, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy


Coronavirus Australia live: tennis stars enter isolation, as Queensland denies hotel quarantine breach

International tennis players and staff have touched down in Melbourne ahead of next month’s Australian Open. Follow latest updatesNine days without a local Covid case in VictoriaAndy Murray tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Australian Open 10.18pm GMT The Australian defence force will dump a trouble-prone fleet of armed helicopters in the coming years, replacing them with more a reliable American aircraft.The Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters have been an issue for the army for years...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Defence, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Administrative Appeals Tribunal


Coronavirus Australia live: tennis stars enter isolation as Queensland denies hotel

International tennis players and staff have touched down in Melbourne ahead of next month’s Australian Open. Follow latest updates 9.27pm GMT Social media posts describe houses shaking in the regional city of Ararat after a 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit the town. BREAKING: A 3.6 magnitude earthquake has hit the Stawell and Ararat area. The epicentre has been located near Glenorchy. 9.24pm GMT Just a bit more from the Hazzard interview. The NSW health minister was asked about the controver...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, NSW


Australia: Man held after armed raid in search of cat

Tony Wittman, 44, entered the Melbourne animal shelter demanding to know where the cats were kept.
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Animal home raid accused 'was hunting for his cat'

Tony Wittman, 44, entered the Melbourne animal shelter demanding to know where the cats were kept.
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US tennis player Tennys Sandgren boards plane to Australian Open despite testing positive for Covid-19

Tennis player Tennys Sandgren has boarded a plane to the Australian Open in Melbourne in despite saying he tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.
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Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive coronavirus test

Andy Murray is still hopeful of playing in the Australian Open despite not travelling to Melbourne after testing positive for coronavirus.
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Andy Murray tests positive for coronavirus

Andy Murray is still hopeful of playing in the Australian Open despite not travelling to Melbourne after testing positive for coronavirus.
Tags: News, Andy Murray, Melbourne


Andy Murray tests positive for Covid

Andy Murray is still hopeful of playing in the Australian Open despite not travelling to Melbourne after testing positive for coronavirus.
Tags: News, Andy Murray, Melbourne


Australian Open: Andy Murray tests positive for coronavirus

Andy Murray is still hopeful of playing in the Australian Open despite not travelling to Melbourne after testing positive for coronavirus.
Tags: UK, News, Andy Murray, Melbourne


Australia has no new locally-acquired cases – as it happened

Queensland to consider hotel alternatives after quarantine infections. This blog is now closedState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 7.25am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Here’s a recap of the day’s big news stories: 7.21am GMT Organisers of the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne have told participants to wear a mask at all times and stay in groups of no ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Victoria, Melbourne, Western Australia, Australian economy, Spring Street


Coronavirus Australia live update: SA couple rescued in outback after changing travel route due to Covid restrictions

NSW and Victoria record no new cases as Queensland considers using mining camps for quarantine. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 7.21am GMT Organisers of the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne have told participants to wear a mask at all times and stay in groups of no more than 100, ten metres apart, to comply with Covid-safe rules.Details of the...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Oregon, US, Australia news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, Victoria, Melbourne


Racing pigeon that survived 13,000km journey from US to Australia now faces euthanasia

Australian quarantine authorities have contacted Melbourne man who found the bird saying they are concerned about disease threat A racing pigeon that survived a 13,000km Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to Australia now faces being euthanised as a quarantine risk. Kevin Celli-Bird said he discovered that the exhausted bird that arrived in his Melbourne backyard on Boxing Day had disappeared from a race in the US state of Oregon on 29 October. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Oregon, Animals, US, Australia news, US news, United States, Melbourne, Pacific Ocean, Kevin Celli Bird


Woman and three young children found dead at a Tullamarine home in Melbourne's north

Victoria police say the woman’s husband – the father of the children – is assisting detectives but it would be unfair to presume culpability A woman and her three young children have been found dead at a home in Melbourne’s north.Victoria police said the woman’s husband, and the father of the three children, was assisting with the investigation but people should not presume culpability on that basis because “that would be grossly unfair”. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Tullamarine


Coronavirus Australia live update: US tennis player who tested positive for Covid allowed on flight to Australian Open

Tennys Sandgren returned a positive result after taking a PCR test on Monday but was still allowed to board a charter flight to Melbourne; NSW and Victoria record no new Covid cases. Follow all the updates, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 4.15am GMT Four recent travellers to South Australia may have quarantined at Brisbane’s Grand Chancellor Hotel, now shut down ove...
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Two people drown and five rescued off Victoria's Mornington Peninsula

One woman drowned and five were rescued after a group of people were swept off rocks at Bushrangers Bay near Cape SchanckTwo people are dead after separate drownings on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, while a child is fighting for life following another waterside emergency in Melbourne’s outer south-east.In one incident, four people were swept off rocks at Bushrangers Bay near Cape Schanck, close to the southern-most point of the peninsula, about 3.30pm on Wednesday. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Australian police and policing, Victoria, Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Cape Schanck, Bushrangers Bay, Cape SchanckTwo


Man accused of holding Melbourne animal shelter worker at gunpoint allegedly returned for cat

Tony Wittman fails in a bail application as it is alleged he forced the woman onto her knees and tied her upA man accused of holding a woman at gunpoint while demanding to know where the cats were at a Melbourne animal shelter allegedly returned the next day, while police were present, to collect his missing cat.Tony Wittman, 44, was charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment, burglary and weapons charges after allegedly threatening a 23-year-old woman with a loaded assault rifle at the Lost Do...
Tags: Animals, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Lost Dogs Home, Cranbourne West, Tony Wittman


Australia live news: CMO Paul Kelly rejects Liberal MP Craig Kelly's Covid claims; Queensland orders hundreds to restart quarantine

Annastacia Palaszczuk calls for hotel quarantine rethink after cluster discovered; NSW records one new community case. Follow all the latest news and information, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingFollow the global coronavirus live blog 5.23am GMT The challenge is to make sure that the community knows where to get good health information and knows how to recognise crack...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Guardian, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Liberal


Australia live news: Queensland orders hundreds to restart quarantine over fears of UK Covid variant

Annastacia Palaszczuk calls for hotel quarantine rethink after cluster discovered; NSW records one new community case. Follow all the latest news and information, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingFollow the global coronavirus live blog 12.22am GMT So while the Mount Druitt Hospital case has been genomically linked to the Berala cluster, we still don’t know exactly how ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, National party


Australia live news: McCormack under pressure over Covid misinformation; Victoria records no new cases

Doctors call on acting PM to stop MPs spreading medical misinformation; NSW races to solve 14 mystery cases. Follow all the latest news and information, liveState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or falling 9.10pm GMT It’s the news I look forward to every 8.04am. Victoria records zero new locally acquired cases. It’s not quite the “triple doughnuts” that we have come to know and love, as ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, National party, Daniel Andrews


'Where are the cats?' Melbourne police seek armed man who stormed animal shelter

Man dressed in military-style clothes ties up worker at Lost Dogs Home in Cranbourne West and demands to know where cats areA man armed with a gun is on the run after he stormed an animal shelter in Melbourne’s south-east and threatened a worker.The worker was in the car park of the Lost Dogs Home in Cranbourne West about 11.30pm on Monday when the gunman approached, Victoria police said. Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Lost Dogs Home, Cranbourne West


Relief in sight for Melbourne after hottest day in almost a year

Tasmania and South Australia also experiencing high temperatures and winds, with a fire at Lucindale a threat to lives and homesMelbourne has experienced its hottest day in almost a year, as other states sweltered through temperatures up to 17C above average.The temperature in Melbourne hit 36.7C on Monday afternoon – the highest recorded temperature since 31 January last year – while Hopetoun, Swan Hill, Walpeup and Longerenong in the Wimmera were the hottest places in Victoria with temperature...
Tags: Australia news, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Australia Weather, Lucindale, Hopetoun Swan Hill Walpeup, Longerenong


SA fire prompts emergency warning; Victoria to reopen to regional NSW – as it happened

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; NSW reports four new local infections; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas. This blog is now closedVictoria to reopen border to regional NSW tonightCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 8.09am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Here is everything that happen...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Daniel Andrews, Josh Frydenberg


Australia news live: SA bushfire prompts emergency warning; Victoria to reopen border to regional NSW

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; NSW reports four new local Covid cases; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas. Follow the latest updatesVictoria to reopen border to regional NSW tonightCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 8.09am GMT With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Here is everything that hap...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Daniel Andrews


Australia news live: partner of Brisbane hotel cleaner tests positive for UK Covid variant; SA bushfire prompts emergency warning

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; NSW reports four new local cases; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas for coronavirus. Follow the latest updatesCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 7.24am GMT A spokesman for Fire and Rescue NSW has just confirmed to Guardian Australia that there were no people on board a ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Australia news live: SA bushfire prompts emergency warning, while NSW reports four new local Covid cases

Buildings threatened and livestock lost in blaze; child who flew out of Victoria tests positive overseas for coronavirus; in NSW three new cases linked to Berala cluster and one recorded in Mt Druitt. Follow the latest updatesCovid hotspots NSW; Qld hotspots; Victoria hotspotsNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to endState by state restrictions explainedFollow the global Covid liveblog 6.18am GMT Acting prime minister Michael McCormack has spoken to reporters in Na...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: NSW reports four new local Covid cases, as south-east Qld lockdown to end today

NSW premier announces three new cases linked to Berala cluster to 8pm, plus one Mt Druitt case overnight. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Covid hotspots NSWNSW reports four new local casesSouth-east Queensland lockdown to end 12.22am GMT Chief health officer Chant has been asked if the highly contagious UK variant of Covid-19 has become more common in hotel quarantine:It’s expected that we will continue to see these variant strains and they will be in an increasing proportion of...
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Australia news live: Brisbane and south-east Qld Covid lockdown to end at 6pm Monday

No new local cases in past 24 hours, Queensland premier says in coronavirus update. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 11.25pm GMT Queensland chief health officer Jeannette Young has been asked if one more UK variant case would be enough to send the city back into lockdown. It depends where it is found. If we find one of these people we have put into quarantine in their home and we find them positive... then no it wouldn’t because they are there in quarantine. We are doing that in...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Cricket, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, Brisbane, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Australia news live: Queensland awaits Covid lockdown update; Victoria records no new cases; next 14 days 'pivotal' for NSW

Queensland premier to give update at 9am as Brisbane enters day three of snap lockdown. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 9.54pm GMT Melburnians are set to swelter today as the city braces for the hottest day in more than a year (and I say this from a place of authority as I’m currently typing this blog sitting in front of a fan on full blast and it isn’t even 9am). This comes as the state’s north-west is on high alert for bushfires.The temperature is set to hit 38C in Melbourne ...
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