One of Australia’s busiest food delivery companies is forced to move to Sydney after Melbourne distribution centre is shut down because of COVID-19

The announcement comes as Victoria recorded 322 new COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths, bringing the state’s total death toll to 228 (a member of the Australian Defence Force pictured doing a temperature check in Melbourne)

Asia Today: India adds 53,000 new cases, Melbourne steadies

— An outbreak in Australia’s second-largest city held steady Tuesday, raising hopes the strict lockdown in Melbourne was working. Victoria state, which includes Melbourne, reported 331 new cases and 19 more deaths from COVID-19, equaling the record number of deaths set a day earlier. The number of new infections was less than half the peak […]

‘It’s a $5 bet you idiot’: Australian sporting stars lash out at punters who send them death threats for ‘ruining their multis’

‘I think it’s for the people higher up to figure out and crack down on that a bit harder because us as players, if we say something it usually comes to bite us on the bum.’

Tottenham shooting: Man, 30, arrested over girl’s death

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Coronavirus: Melbourne man fined for sitting in car during housemate’s noisy bedroom romp

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Coronavirus: Man in his 30s among 12 deaths in past 24 hours as Victoria records 466 new cases

Andrews deflected questions about revelations in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday that a senior Department of Jobs official has been shifted from their role amid evidence that the decision to use private security guards at Melbourne’s quarantine hotels was partly driven by a well-meaning attempt to provide jobs under “social inclusion” policies.

Coronavirus: Australia’s deadliest day as Victoria records 19 deaths

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‘You catastrophically let them down’: Dan Andrews under fire while refusing to answer questions about Victoria’s botched hotel quarantine system as the state records 331 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths

‘Some people are sadly dying very early in the course of COVID-19 but for many people, it is a week or more after they have been infected that we see people who are gravely unwell.’ 

COVID-19 cases in Victoria could ‘hit the deck’ by the end of next week – experts say – but here’s why Melbourne’s hotel quarantine nightmare is FAR from over

Fourteen of the 19 deaths were residents in aged care. The people who died were one man in his 50s, one woman in her 60s, two men in their 70s, one man and six women in their 80s, and one male and seven women in their 90s. 

‘Proud of me, but scared’: Powerful moment brave nurse, 27, says goodbye to her mum before starting work in a COVID-19 hospital ward in Melbourne – as infections among city’s health care workers climbs to more than 1,000

‘One of the things I am hearing is the level of guilt because they don’t feel like they are doing enough even though they are the spirit of Australia and doing an incredible job, it’s the burden that we place upon ourselves in a life of choosing to be a nurse and a life of […]