Covid-19 News: Victoria

Shirtless man allegedly takes off on ride-on mower during test drive

Shirtless man allegedly takes off on ride-on mower during test drive

3 hours ago


Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a ride-on mower he had taken for a test drive.


Victoria records no new local cases of COVID-19

Victoria records no new local cases of COVID-19

8 hours ago


Victoria has recorded no new local cases of COVID-19 amid fears hundreds of footy fans may have potentially been exposed to the virus.


Genomic tests support theory Melbourne man acquired virus in quarantine

Genomic tests support theory Melbourne man acquired virus in quarantine

5:46pm May 12, 2021


Genomic sequencing on the Melbourne man's case of COVID-19 supports the theory that the infection was acquired in an Adelaide quarantine hotel.


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 12, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 12, 2021

5:31pm May 12, 2021


Fears of super-spreader event in Melbourne; PM denies pre-election claims; Queensland man killed by tractor


State-by-state precautions after new Melbourne COVID-19 case

State-by-state precautions after new Melbourne COVID-19 case

2:03pm May 12, 2021


With Victoria on high alert after a new local case of coronavirus made its way into the state, the rest of Australia is taking precautions to prevent the virus spreading further.


Get tested for coronavirus if you have been to these places in Melbourne

Get tested for coronavirus if you have been to these places in Melbourne

10:01pm May 11, 2021


A new list of locations have been released after health officials announced a Victorian man tested positive for coronavirus after possibly catching it in hotel quarantine.


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 11, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 11, 2021

5:26pm May 11, 2021


Victorian may have contracted COVID-19 in quarantine; Government to deliver 'pandemic budget'; Boy dies after falling asleep in bin


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 10, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 10, 2021

4:53pm May 10, 2021


India death toll rises by thousands; Jury unable to reach majority verdict in Jack De Belin case; Bert Newton has leg amputated; New advice on airborne spread of COVID-19


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 7, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 7, 2021

5:08pm May 7, 2021


WA to permanently halve its hotel quarantine intake; More India repatriation flights on the cards as PM issues callout to states; No new local COVID-19 cases in Sydney; Jarryd Hayne to appeal conviction


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 6, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 6, 2021

5:37pm May 6, 2021


Jarryd Hayne jailed for at least 3 years, 8 months; WA restrictions to ease; Five new blood clot cases linked to AstraZeneca; New COVID-19 restrictions for Sydney; New Zealand pauses travel bubble with NSW


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 5, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 5, 2021

5:54pm May 5, 2021


Cricketers to fly to Sri Lanka or Maldives before repatriating to Australia; New community COVID-19 case in NSW; Commuter chaos after Sydney's Town Hall evacuated; Ex-Aussie cricketer 'kidnapped'


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 4, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 4, 2021

5:02pm May 4, 2021


Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road; Former NRL star Sam Burgess pleads guilty to traffic offences; Man injured in Queensland plane crash


Victoria doubles vaccine jabs after hubs inundated

Victoria doubles vaccine jabs after hubs inundated

11:20am May 4, 2021


Victoria says the number of coronavirus vaccinations it has given out has increased by over 100 per cent compared with last week, after mass vaccination hubs opened.


Breaking news and updates Australia: May 3, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: May 3, 2021

4:54pm May 3, 2021


Boy dies in Brisbane dirt bike race; Australia to send one thousand ventilators to India; Government committed to reassessing India flight ban


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 30, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 30, 2021

5:39pm Apr 30, 2021


Brittany Higgins meets PM; Australians stranded in India 'top priority'; Traveller who breached Brisbane Airport quarantine zone has COVID-19; Dozens killed in Israel stampede


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 29, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 29, 2021

5:00pm Apr 29, 2021


Light rail tram hits car in Sydney; India's daily COVID-19 count reaches staggering new high; Break-in at Abdallah family home; Spy chief predicts terror attack in Australia; Jobs to be Budget priority


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 28, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 28, 2021

5:02pm Apr 28, 2021


Flights from India could resume in weeks, PM says; $747 million boost for Defence in the NT; Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes India as nation surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 deaths


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 27, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 27, 2021

7:06pm Apr 27, 2021


Australian Olympians to get COVID jab ahead of Tokyo Games; Australia suspends flights from India; Top official warns 'drums of war' beating; PM says social media can be 'used by the evil one'


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 26, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 26, 2021

5:08pm Apr 26, 2021


WA to end Perth lockdown at midnight; Zero COVID-19 cases in Australia; UK sends powerful fleet to Pacific; Nomadland wins Best Picture at Oscars


Mass vaccine centre shut in Victoria despite no public holiday

Mass vaccine centre shut in Victoria despite no public holiday

12:37pm Apr 26, 2021


One of Victoria's mass vaccine centres is shut today despite no Anzac Day public holiday and the government yesterday saying it was a 'duty' to be vaccinated.


Victoria declares Perth a red zone as hundreds of travellers forced to isolate

Victoria declares Perth a red zone as hundreds of travellers forced to isolate

10:21pm Apr 23, 2021


Victoria has declared the Western Australia capital a red zone after a Melbourne man tested positive to COVID-19 on return to his home state from Perth.


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 23, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 23, 2021

7:05pm Apr 23, 2021


Snap three-day lockdown ordered for Perth; Victorian man connected to Perth hotel outbreak contracts COVID-19; Majority of Sydney wharfies who boarded infected ship test negative


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 22, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 22, 2021

5:56pm Apr 22, 2021


Australia to reduce direct flights from India; Whispering Wall deaths 'suspected murder-suicide'; Australia 'not targeting China' by scrapping Victoria deals


Melbourne suburbs on alert after COVID-19 fragments found

Melbourne suburbs on alert after COVID-19 fragments found

9:06pm Apr 21, 2021


Dozens of Melbourne suburbs have been put on alert after COVID-19 virus fragments were found in wastewater.


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 21, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 21, 2021

5:19pm Apr 21, 2021


Biden to commit to cut US greenhouse emissions in half; US police officer found guilty of killing George Floyd; Vaccinated man in Brisbane hospital over blood clot concerns; Infected NZ airport worker visited Bunnings and Westfield


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 20, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 20, 2021

5:03pm Apr 20, 2021


Vaccines '100 percent effective' against death, Health Minister says; New Zealand border worker tests positive for COVID-19; Woman's body found in Gold Coast home


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 19, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 19, 2021

4:47pm Apr 19, 2021


Scammers impersonating Australia Post; Royal Commission into veteran suicides; Trans-Tasman travel bubble opens; ADF Afghanistan veterans to keep war medals


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 16, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 16, 2021

5:51pm Apr 16, 2021


Experts probe possible link between vaccine and woman's death; Federal Court rules Google misled customers on location data; PM flags future of international travel; Royals prepare for Prince Philip's funeral


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 15, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 15, 2021

5:46pm Apr 15, 2021


Australia withdrawing remaining troops from Afghanistan; Iconic designer Carla Zampatti remembered at state funeral; Calls to re-boot international travel


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 14, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 14, 2021

5:02pm Apr 14, 2021


Rescue operation launched after unmanned boat spotted off Brisbane; Eastern Freeway truck driver jailed for 22 years; Former Australia Post CEO would 'welcome' apology from PM


Coronavirus particles found in wastewater in Melbourne suburb

Coronavirus particles found in wastewater in Melbourne suburb

10:12am Apr 14, 2021


Coronavirus fragments have been found in wastewater in a Melbourne suburb, prompting a warning to residents.


How international arrivals can 'appeal' hotel quarantine in Victoria

How international arrivals can 'appeal' hotel quarantine in Victoria

8:52pm Apr 13, 2021


International travellers arriving in Victoria will be able to have their hotel quarantine obligation reviewed by lawyers, following the state's judicial inquiry into the rebooted system.


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 13, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 13, 2021

6:08pm Apr 13, 2021


Home engulfed by flames on NSW Central Coast; Second Australian case of blood clots; Teen dies after house party assault; Concerns over Australia's COVID-19 vaccine supply; Clean up continues from Cyclone Seroja in WA


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 12, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 12, 2021

6:43pm Apr 12, 2021


Cargo ship hit by COVID-19 case off WA coast; SA woman fighting for life with meningococcal infection; WA reeling from cyclone; Morrison refuses to put time target on vaccinations


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 9, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 9, 2021

5:10pm Apr 9, 2021


Australia secures extra 20 million doses of Pfizer, but vaccine timeline left uncertain; Oatlands driver jailed for killing four children; NSW resumes administering AstraZeneca vaccine


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 8, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 8, 2021

8:18pm Apr 8, 2021


Pfizer recommended for adults under age of 50; Tropical Cyclone approaches WA; New hope for Luna Park Ghost Train inquest


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 7, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 7, 2021

4:47pm Apr 7, 2021


China claims 'distorted coverage' in rare Australian press conference; Mass vaccination hub to open in Sydney; PM defends vaccine rollout; Rugby league great dies


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 6, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 6, 2021

5:57pm Apr 6, 2021


PNG man with COVID-19 dies in Queensland hospital; Date for quarantine-free travel to New Zealand revealed; Turnbull dumped from post; RBA keeps cash rate on hold


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 5, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 5, 2021

6:26pm Apr 5, 2021


Top doctor's warning for Australia; Toddler pulled from ocean in Sydney's north; No new virus cases in Queensland, NSW; Body found in Gold Coast charity bin


Explainer: What we know about AstraZeneca blood clot reports

Explainer: What we know about AstraZeneca blood clot reports

2:02am Apr 3, 2021


No evidence has emerged that the vaccine is the cause of an "extremely rare" blood clotting disorder.


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 2, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 2, 2021

5:06pm Apr 2, 2021


TGA investigating after Melbourne man suffers blood clots after receiving AstraZeneca jab; 'Missing link' in Brisbane's original COVID-19 cluster revealed; Easter traffic chaos with hours-long delays out of capital cities


Easter long weekend travel chaos kicks off

Easter long weekend travel chaos kicks off

3:44pm Apr 2, 2021


Easter weekend travel chaos started early this year as millions breathed a sigh of relief across Queensland and northern NSW with restrictions easing.


Breaking news and updates Australia: April 1, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: April 1, 2021

5:25pm Apr 1, 2021


Jasmeen Kaur given final Australian farewell; Brisbane lockdown to lift as one new local COVID-19 case recorded; Restrictions remain in place across Queensland; No new cases in NSW


Breaking news and updates Australia: March 31, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: March 31, 2021

6:12pm Mar 31, 2021


New restrictions for communities around Byron Bay after new case; Two new local COVID-19 cases in Queensland; SA Labor MP's staffer charged with child abuse'; Concerns of vaccine delays across states


Breaking news and updates Australia: March 30, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: March 30, 2021

6:53pm Mar 30, 2021


New Byron Bay venues added to NSW COVID-19 alert; Greater Brisbane declared a COVID-19 hotspot; Two arrested over Adelaide shooting murder; Eight new local COVID-19 cases in Queensland


Queensland COVID-19 case linked to UK variant triggers alerts for travellers

Queensland COVID-19 case linked to UK variant triggers alerts for travellers

6:13am Mar 27, 2021


States and territories have moved to restrict travel from Queensland.


Breaking news and updates Australia: March 26, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: March 26, 2021

5:21pm Mar 26, 2021


New COVID-19 case found in Queensland; PM's solutions to fix violence against women in Parliament; Biden pledges 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses; Flood zones continue huge clean-up


What restrictions are easing tonight in Victoria

What restrictions are easing tonight in Victoria

1:15pm Mar 26, 2021


A raft of coronavirus restrictions will further ease in Victoria at 6pm as the state celebrates eliminating COVID-19 today.


Breaking news and updates Australia: March 25, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: March 25, 2021

5:02pm Mar 25, 2021


Two-thirds of Queensland's COVID-19 cases have PNG strain; Brittany Higgins lodges formal complaint with PM's office; MP Michael Johnsen resigns after sex assault allegations


Victoria to resume international flights next month

Victoria to resume international flights next month

11:37am Mar 25, 2021


Victoria will resume international flights on April 8, following an overhaul of its hotel quarantine program.