an hour ago
All cases were linked to current outbreaks, with 24 people in quarantine throughout their entire infectious period.
15 minutes ago
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has forecast NSW coronavirus cases will continue to rise beyond today's record number.
3 hours ago
Coles supermarkets, shopping centres and a popular market are among the latest venues to be added to Victoria's growing coronavirus exposure site list.
20 hours ago
110 new local cases in NSW; Victoria records 22 new local cases; Morrison admits 'significant challenges' over vaccine rollout; SA records 12 new cases
1:02pm Jul 21, 2021
Sixteen of the 22 cases were in quarantine for their entire infectious period.
8:31pm Jul 20, 2021
Victoria has announced major changes to the state's border permit system that will clamp down on the number of Victorians entering the state from NSW.
8:30pm Jul 20, 2021
Victoria's lockdown has been extended for seven days as the state races to crush its coronavirus outbreak.
8:30pm Jul 20, 2021
Premier Daniel Andrews said the state needed "more time" to drive case numbers down and to quash its growing coronavirus outbreak.
6:49pm Jul 20, 2021
Orange LGA sent into lockdown from midnight tonight; South Australia to enter lockdown; Victoria lockdown extended; 78 new NSW cases
8:03pm Jul 19, 2021
Victoria will not exit lockdown at midnight tomorrow as the state records 12 new local cases of COVID-19 and a further four from overnight.
5:54pm Jul 19, 2021
Victoria's lockdown extended; NSW outbreak grows with 98 new infections and another death; SA ramps up restrictions after two new cases
9:42pm Jul 18, 2021
There are calls for an overhaul of Victoria's COVID-19 booking system after some centres registered hundreds of cancellations.
10:23am Jul 18, 2021
A Victorian photographer who went viral with a video of her despair after being plunged into lockdown for a fifth time has pleaded with the government to consider an alternative route to shutting down Australia's major cities.
7:36pm Jul 17, 2021
Victoria has recorded 19 new COVID-19 cases as the state enters its second day of lockdown.
12:49pm Jul 17, 2021
A Melbourne pub which offered free beer to anyone who gets the coronavirus vaccine says they will continue the incentive once Victoria's latest lockdown lifts.
2:46am Jul 17, 2021
The "fleeting transmission" among the state's 26 cases is causing concerns as contact tracers work to find all close contacts and exposure sites linked to the Sydney removalists cluster.
8:09pm Jul 16, 2021
The person tested positive to the Delta variant yesterday; the same day Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced Melbourne would enter a snap five day lockdown.
5:07pm Jul 16, 2021
Record day of vaccinations in Australia; AMA calls for tighter Sydney lockdown; 97 cases in NSW, six in Victoria
4:48pm Jul 16, 2021
Victoria begun a hard five-day lockdown, which is scheduled to end next Tuesday, July 20.
2:47pm Jul 16, 2021
The number of exposure sites has more than doubled in 24 hours with 100 locations now on alert for COVID-19.
7:10am Jul 16, 2021
Victoria is back in lockdown with an uncertain outlook and a ballooning list of possible infection sites extending to supermarkets, shopping centres and major sporting events.
6:49am Jul 16, 2021
It's the first time this year Australia's two biggest cities have been in lockdown.
6:39pm Jul 15, 2021
Five-day lockdown for Victoria; 65 new cases in Sydney; Three new local COVID cases in Queensland
6:20pm Jul 15, 2021
Victoria is heading into another snap lockdown from midnight tonight as local COVID-19 cases grow and exposure sites climb.
6:04pm Jul 15, 2021
The state's outbreak now stands at 18 with a five-day snap lockdown announced.
5:50pm Jul 15, 2021
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has said he would be "staggered" if the Commonwealth government refused support payments for Victorians because they had not been locked down for seven days.
12:00am Jul 15, 2021
Starting Thursday, Victorians must again wear masks any time they're indoors or in crowded outdoor spaces.
8:25pm Jul 14, 2021
Western Australia has again shut out Victoria as the state has recorded seven new local cases of COVID-19 in addition to the one infection announced today, with exposure sites set to climb.
5:52pm Jul 14, 2021
Sydney lockdown extended following 97 local cases; Seven new cases in Victoria; WA sends all travellers from VIC into 14-day isolation
5:50pm Jul 13, 2021
PM announces raft of new measures for businesses and households; NSW records 89 new virus cases; Bondi apartments in hard lockdown
7:44pm Jul 12, 2021
Victoria has recorded no new coronavirus cases for the 12th day in a row as the state slammed its border shut to NSW and the ACT overnight.
5:55pm Jul 12, 2021
NSW records 112 new cases, major changes to vaccination rollout; Queensland restrictions to ease
8:53am Jul 11, 2021
The state has recorded its eleventh consecutive day without a locally-acquired COVID-19 case.
8:18pm Jul 10, 2021
Victoria's Department of Health has contacted passengers on a recent Launceston to Melbourne flight that included a passenger who has since tested positive for COVID-19 in London.
7:09pm Jul 9, 2021
A raft of coronavirus restrictions have been eased in Victoria as the state records zero new local cases for the ninth day in a row.
5:02pm Jul 9, 2021
44 new cases in NSW; Tougher lockdown restrictions for Greater Sydney; PM insists vaccine lag not to blame for current crisis; WA flags even tougher border with NSW
7:10pm Jul 8, 2021
Victoria could tighten its border restrictions with New South Wales amid a growing coronavirus outbreak in Sydney.
5:32pm Jul 8, 2021
Sydney police blitz on lockdown compliance; Zero local cases in WA; PM sending 300K extra vaccines to Sydney hotspots
6:37pm Jul 7, 2021
Everything you need to know about the restrictions easing in Melbourne.
5:24pm Jul 7, 2021
Sydney teacher jailed for sexually assaulting her student; Sydney lockdown extended as NSW records 27 new cases; One new case in Queensland; Victoria eases restrictions as no new cases detected
8:07pm Jul 6, 2021
Coronavirus restrictions in Victoria are set to be eased later this week as the state marked its sixth consecutive day of zero local COVID-19 cases.
5:57pm Jul 6, 2021
New venues of concern in Sydney; NSW records 18 local cases; One new local case in QLD; None in Victoria
8:24pm Jul 5, 2021
Victoria's tough border restrictions could be in place for a while yet, with authorities advising Victorians stuck interstate to start making arrangements to come home.
5:59pm Jul 5, 2021
NSW records 35 new cases; Four new local Queensland infections; School closed after student tests positive
7:42pm Jul 4, 2021
Today marks four days in a row that Victoria has been without a new local case.
7:26pm Jul 3, 2021
No new cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Victoria in the past 24 hours.
5:38pm Jul 2, 2021
PM unveils four-point plan out of pandemic; International travel caps halved; Perth and Peel to exit lockdown
2:03pm Jul 2, 2021
Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley welcomed the changes at the state's daily COVID-19 update.
7:51pm Jul 1, 2021
Victoria has declared Alice Springs a retrospective orange zone from June 25 as borders closed to rural Northern Territory town overnight.
5:51pm Jul 1, 2021
Woman with 'health issues' dies after COVID-19 jab; NSW records 24 new COVID-19 cases, two in Queensland and one in NT; No new cases in Victoria, SA or WA; AstraZeneca row continues