an hour ago
Victoria's 15 new COVID-19 cases include seven linked to known outbreaks and complex cases and eight under investigation.
4 hours ago
The contractors urgently stood down from a Melbourne quarantine hotel amid concerns over infection control were not guarding the site.
5 hours ago
A household infected with COVID-19 in Frankston, Melbourne's south-east, is linked to the virus outbreak at Chadstone shopping centre.
a day ago
Victoria records 13 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths; NSW goes five days with no community transmission; WA Pilbara ship crew 'in good health'; Trump and Biden lash out in first Presidential debate
3:28pm Sep 30, 2020
Victoria has recorded 13 new coronavirus cases overnight with another four people losing their lives.
6:13pm Sep 29, 2020
Victoria recorded ten new cases, while NSW had no community transmission for the fourth day running. The prime minister also flagged home quarantine as a option for returning travellers.
3:45pm Sep 29, 2020
Victoria has recorded 10 new cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths.
7:28pm Sep 28, 2020
After 25 days of virtual public hearings, Victoria's COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry came to a close.
6:08pm Sep 28, 2020
Five new cases and three deaths in Victoria; Government push for internal borders to come down to allow travel; Melbourne curfew lifted; More cases on cargo ship crew in WA; JobKeeper cuts in effect from today
4:53pm Sep 28, 2020
Victoria has recorded the lowest number of COVID-19 cases since June 12, with just five new infections and three deaths.
7:12am Sep 28, 2020
But the major roadblock to getting the economy back on track was the reopening of internal borders, says the deputy prime minister.
6:46am Sep 28, 2020
Melburnians have woken to a bit more freedom this morning, as the city's tight curfew was lifted overnight.
5:57am Sep 28, 2020
WATCH: Melbourne has endured its final hours of deserted streets with lockdown restrictions now eased and the city's curfew ended.
8:14pm Sep 27, 2020
Melbourne's curfew will be lifted from 5am on Monday morning as coronavirus restrictions are eased in Victoria.
8:00pm Sep 27, 2020
Empty laneways and eerie views on the city's last night of coronavirus curfew before it lifts at 5am tomorrow.
6:52pm Sep 27, 2020
Melbourne curfew lifted as restrictions eased; NSW records no new cases of COVID-19 for first time in months; Victoria records 16 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths
4:17pm Sep 27, 2020
Melburnians will no longer live under a curfew, with the coronavirus restriction to be lifted from 5am on Monday morning as the city's harsh lockdown continues to ease.
2:16pm Sep 27, 2020
Fines for unlawful gatherings in Victoria are set to triple, from the current $1650 penalty to almost $5000.
12:26pm Sep 27, 2020
What do you do in a pandemic when you have no address and no home to go back to during lockdown?
5:00pm Sep 26, 2020
Victorian premier says health minister Jenny Mikakos' resignation 'appropriate'; No community transmission in NSW for 24 hours; Victoria records 12 new cases and one death
7:46pm Sep 25, 2020
Victoria has recorded 14 new cases of COVID-19 and another eight deaths, as Premier Daniel Andrews hinted restrictions could be eased earlier than planned.
7:33pm Sep 25, 2020
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews does not know who made the decision to engage private security guards in the state's hotel quarantine program.
5:51pm Sep 25, 2020
Daniel Andrews fronts hotel quarantine inquiry, apologises for bungle; Four new cases in NSW; GDP down seven per cent in a single quarter; Victoria records 14 new cases, eight deaths
8:19pm Sep 24, 2020
Victoria's COVID-19 figures have continued to decline, with the state recording 12 new infections and two further deaths.
8:18pm Sep 24, 2020
But Jenny Mikakos says she only became aware of their role when outbreaks began to emerge in mid-May.
6:09pm Sep 24, 2020
Stranded Aussies slam ongoing travel caps; Victorian records another dip in cases, two deaths; Queensland restrictions ease after two weeks without community transmission; Major changes to weddings, schools and community sport in NSW
7:00am Sep 24, 2020
Staff were seen without PPE and mingling with elderly residents, an event Premier Daniel Andrews harshly criticised.
8:07pm Sep 23, 2020
Victoria has recorded 15 new cases of coronavirus and five deaths, with the 14-day rolling case average for Melbourne now below 30.
6:04pm Sep 23, 2020
Victoria to learn lockdown fate on Sunday as state records 15 new cases and five deaths; SA border to reopen with NSW tonight after no community transmission recorded
6:06pm Sep 23, 2020
Giving evidence at the inquiry, Mr Pakula said he was under the impression that the DHHS was in charge.
8:26pm Sep 22, 2020
Kym Peake, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has said she was not made aware of the quarantine plan prior to it being announced on March 27.
7:17pm Sep 22, 2020
Coronavirus outbreaks across aged care facilities in Melbourne are linked to 24 of the state's new COVID-19 infections.
6:03pm Sep 22, 2020
Victoria records 28 new cases and three deaths; Only two cases in NSW; Queensland and SA ease border restrictions; Qantas, Virgin boost domestic flights
6:07am Sep 22, 2020
Coronavirus testing has fallen to just 7000, leading to fears the virus is circulating within the community undetected.
6:00pm Sep 21, 2020
Victoria records just 11 new cases and two deaths; Australia nearing 'light at the end of the tunnel'; NSW Premier urges borders rethink; Fresh concern over PPE shortages
3:34pm Sep 21, 2020
Farnham's manager Glenn Wheatley has said a rendition of 'You're the Voice' was used during the protest against the wishes of the legendary Australian musician.
9:23am Sep 21, 2020
But one doctor says any early easing of measures was unlikely, warning contact tracing needs to improve first.
9:45pm Sep 20, 2020
Victoria records just 14 new cases of COVID-19 with five deaths; Two new cases and a death in NSW; Almost $6m poured into Aussie vaccines; Fourteen caught at Melbourne party
7:08pm Sep 20, 2020
An additional five people have died, taking the state's death toll to 762.
6:11pm Sep 19, 2020
Three new cases in NSW; Victoria records 21 new cases, seven deaths; Police brace for anti-lockdown protests in Melbourne; Stranded Aussies to be brought home as international arrival limits raised
3:10pm Sep 19, 2020
A Victorian couple have been charged with fraud and drug offences after allegedly hiding in a ute to cross the NSW border without valid permits.
8:58am Sep 19, 2020
Nick Ellwood has a bond with his pet Bengal cat Mario that can only be described as special.
7:53pm Sep 18, 2020
Families who broke lockdown are at the centre of a major coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne's south-east, with 34 cases across five households detected.
5:28pm Sep 18, 2020
Travel caps increased for NSW, WA and Queensland; Telehealth gets six-month extension in $2b boost; Family at the centre of major virus outbreak in Melbourne's south-east as Victoria records 45 new cases, five deaths
8:38am Sep 18, 2020
It comes as checkpoints into regional Victoria face their first major test, with police vowing to stamp out unlawful actions.
7:57am Sep 18, 2020
Melbourne mayor Sally Capp says once the city reopens, residents there will have a new appreciation for everything.
7:40pm Sep 17, 2020
Former Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton was today grilled by an inquiry into the system on his knowledge of the use of private security in quarantine hotels.
6:08pm Sep 17, 2020
India's daily virus increase surges record; PM issues captain's call on international arrivals; Five new cases in NSW, one in Queensland; Victorian infections hit new low, eight deaths
5:51am Sep 17, 2020
Attempting to cross into regional Victoria is this morning three times more expensive, with new checkpoints in place and additional police patrolling freeways.
8:27pm Sep 16, 2020
Top doctor Brett Sutton has revealed he didn't know private security was overseeing hotel quarantine in Victoria until after the Rydges coronavirus outbreak.