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Australian politics live: five Melbourne suburbs on Covid alert as Victoria and NSW premiers still under pressure

A school student in Melbourne’s north tested positive to coronavirus putting the suburbs of Dallas, Roxburgh Park, Broadmeadows, Preston and West Heidelberg on high alert. Follow live 9.30pm BST NSW Health authorities have also issued a Covid alert for anyone who attended the Bathurst 1000 race over the weekend - which has been extended to residents of Bathurst itself.That was after remnants of Covid were picked up as part of sewerage testing. From NSW Health:The sample comprises wastewater ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – “Automation”

Earlier this week the endlessly prolific Melbourne psych rockers King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard shared the raw files for a new song called "Automation" and its music video, encouraging fans to create their own remixes. Now the official track and its visuals have arrived, along with news of two new albums. King … More »
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NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – politics live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first case of re-infection. Follow the latestFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.30am BST The attorney general’s department has just been caught out in Estimates about some of the forward sizzle in anticipation of having ...
Tags: Health, Business, Budget, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann


NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – question time live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first case of re-infection. Follow the latestFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.28am BST Tim Wilson is obviously vying with Vince Connolly for ‘best backbencher dixer performance 2020’ - either that, or he has spent too ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann, Liberal


Mohammad Nabi's versatility lauded as he returns to Melbourne Renegades

The allrounder will play his fourth season for the club as they look to bounce back from the wooden spoon
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Victoria reports three new Covid cases and NSW 10 as federal parliament resumes – politics live

NSW coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its first re-infection. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.26am BST Q: You agree with the decision to allow stakeholders to attend the Cox Plate today? Daniel Andrews:Yes I did disagree and that is why it’s has been retracted...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Mathias Cormann, South Australia


Ally & Geoff’s English Inspired Garden Elopement

Ally & Geoff The Elopement Issue is all about showcasing elopements in all of their beautiful forms, and for Ally & Geoff, this was a celebration that pivoted from its original Autumnal vineyard wedding to a COVID-19 friendly  English garden elopement, in just 36 hours! “We originally chose Yering Station so our wedding and reception could be held at one of our favourite wineries,” admits Ally. “However, due to the beginning COVID restrictions in Melbourne, we decided to forego the big wedding a...
Tags: Wedding, Melbourne, Yering Station, Bride, Geoff, Charlie, Inspired Weddings, Embroidered Wedding Dress, Children at wedding, The Elopement Issue, Embroidered Wedding, Cloudehills gardens


Victoria reports three new Covid cases and no deaths as federal parliament resumes – politics live

Emails tendered during extraordinary hearing appear to contradict the Victorian chief health officer’s earlier testimony. Follow liveFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.28pm BST Criminal jury trials are back in MelbourneA limited number of Melbourne-based criminal jury trials are planned to resume in a measured way from 16 ...
Tags: Health, Business, Supreme Court, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Crown chairman Helen Coonan admits casino 'facilitated' money laundering

The former Howard government minister insists, however, that Crown didn’t turn a blind eye to illegal activityThe Crown Resorts chairman, Helen Coonan, has admitted the company facilitated money laundering at its Melbourne casino but denied it was “turning a blind eye” to criminal activity instead blaming it on “ineptitude”.The concession was made at the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority’s inquiry into Crown’s suitability to hold a Sydney casino licence. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, Howard, Crown Resorts, Gaming Authority, Helen Coonan


Coalition grilled over $30m Western Sydney airport land, as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 6.17am BST This has increased from the 30,000 we heard abou...
Tags: Health, Twitter, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Vic


Hundreds of Victoria hotel quarantine guests must be screened for HIV over blood testing contamination fears

Authorities reveal blood glucose test devices were incorrectly used on 243 people, necessitating screenings for blood-borne diseases Follow our liveblogVictoria cases trend map; Full Australian Covid statsMelbourne stage 4 restrictions; Vic stage 3 rulesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailMore than 200 people who went through hotel quarantine in Victoria must be screened for HIV amid fears of cross-contamination from incorrect usage of blood glucose test devices.Several such device...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Coronavirus


Parliament resumes as Victoria reports one new Covid case and NSW five – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.32am BST Q: It feels like deja vu, back on Mother’s Day, ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Parliament, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Guardian Australia


Regional Victoria ‘step 3’ coronavirus roadmap restrictions and lockdown rules explained

Regional Victoria has now moved to “step three” of the roadmap out of lockdown. Here’s what you need to knowMelbourne’s stage 4 restrictions; Covid restrictions state by stateFull Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailRegional Victoria has consistently outperformed its metropolitan counterpart in suppressing the Covid-19 virus and as such is subject to significantly fewer restrictions.Currently, it is in the third step of the state’s roadmap out of lockdow...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus


Parliament resumes as Victoria reports two new Covid cases and NSW Health urges more testing – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.35pm BST The DHHS site also reports 13 mystery cases in ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Parliament, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Vic, DHHS, Gladys Berejiklian, NSW Health, Coronavirus


Parliament resumes as NSW Health urges more Covid-19 testing – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.27pm BST I mean..."Political observers" can't note Fryde...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Parliament, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Frydenberg, Andrews, Vic, Christian Porter, Gladys Berejiklian


ALP pursues government over land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – as it happened

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; and federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. This blog is now closed Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 9.13am BST To recap: 8.44am BST In the off chance you aren’t completely fed up with Covid-19 data, the federal health department has b...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.22am BST The 24 new cases in WA are linked to the Al Messilah.Other crew members of the ship had tested positive on the weekend.A further 24 crew member...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


'I had 60 texts straight away': hair salons booked out as Melbourne lockdown gets a trim

Queues form at barber shops while long-suffering hospitality venues keep their drinks on iceFollow our live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateVic cases map; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailThe music at Biba salon in St Kilda on Monday morning can barely be heard over the phones. They’ve been ringing nonstop as desperate Melburnians try to snatch up any booking they can – for most, it’ll be their first haircut in months.“It’s been...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Biba, St Kilda, Australian economy, Vic, Coronavirus, Bianca Covelli


Oarma Debut 2020 Wedding Gown Collection

It is the time for all things new and today, we’re all about that sparkling brand new vibe with Australian designed and made wedding label Oarma. Every piece designed and made by Danika Frahn (whos studied design at Melbourne’s own Swinburne), who draws inspiration from her grandmother’s own styling of honesty and elegance, this brand new label is all about quality fabrics and sustainably sourced materials. The collection is compiled with both gowns and interchangeable separates. Continue readin...
Tags: Fashion, Wedding, Melbourne, Bride, Swinburne, Danika Frahn


Question time: Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 5.24am BST Labor is moving to suspend standing orders to bring on the Jobmaker hiring credit bill.The government said they wanted to get it up today, but ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Question time: Labor pursues government over airport land deal – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 4.15am BST Michael McCormack has taken the despatch box, arguing that Labor should be out and about talking up the government’s budget.Or something. 4.13...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Daniel Andrews attacks federal government for 'playing politics' over pandemic as Victoria records four Covid cases – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.05am BST The university bill is back in the House of Reps – the Senate made some changes, which means it has to go back to the House, before it is offic...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, House, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party


Federal MPs attack Victoria's Covid reopening plan as state reports four new cases – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.23am BST Why is Daniel Andrews pointing the finger back at the federal government?Andrews:They are in charge of the borders and the bubble and the bubbl...
Tags: Health, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Victoria reports four new cases as Melbourne wakes up to eased lockdown

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with the Coalition’s universities bill on the agenda. Follow live 11.24pm BST Penny Wong asks department of infrastructure and transport head Simon Atkinson whether or not he believes the department fell well short of “high standards” in the Leppington triangle purchase.Atkinson doesn’t really answer. 11.21pm BST Crown has just released this statement to the ASX - it is being investiga...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Coronavirus Australia live updates: Melbourne wakes up to eased lockdown as federal parliament returns

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; parliament resumes with the Coalition’s universities bill on the agenda. Follow live 10.21pm BST After smashing up the states which closed their borders practically every day since borders closed, Michael McCormack says states who didn’t sign up as part of the New Zealand travel bubble they can always just close their borders.That’s after about 55 New Zealanders travelled into Victoria, which has not signed up to th...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


One of the World’s Toughest Coronavirus Lockdowns Eases in Melbourne

After more than 100 days under one of the lengthiest and most stringent lockdowns in the world, residents of Australia’s second-largest...
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Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown as cases decline

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has loosened lockdown restrictions as new and active COVID-19...
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Victoria’s Covid restrictions ease as Daniel Andrews reveals 25km travel bubble and scraps exercise time limit

Melbourne to resume real estate auctions and reopen hairdressers and outdoor sporting facilities as state records two new cases • Follow the live blog • Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsMelbourne’s 5km travel radius will expand to 25km from midnight under eased restrictions announced by the state’s premier Daniel Andrews.From 11.59pm on Sunday, residents of the city who have been under lockdown for more than 100 days will be able to travel up to 25km for...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: curfew starts for millions in France; restrictions eased in Melbourne

Paris and several other French cities face month of restrictions; numbers soar in Europe amid new lockdowns; Melbourne lockdown eased from midnight with travel distance increased to 25km – follow liveEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonUS records highest daily coronavirus case total since JulySee all our coronavirus coverage 2.13am BST Dan Andrews is into the nitty-gritty of how the new restriction regime will work....
Tags: Europe, France, Paris, Melbourne, Guardian Australia, Dan Andrews, Lina Pane


Immigration minister points finger at Victoria over New Zealand travellers

Alan Tudge says Victoria’s chief health officer, Brett Sutton, did not object to interstate travel when New Zealand bubble was arranged The acting federal immigration minister, Alan Tudge has blamed the Victorian government for not restricting interstate travel, after a group of international travellers were allowed to fly from their “travel bubble” into locked down Melbourne.A group of 17 New Zealanders flew into Sydney as part of the newly formed international travel arrangements between Aotea...
Tags: Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Sydney, New Zealand, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Alan Tudge, Brett Sutton, Coronavirus