Melbourne and some regional Victorian towns have been ordered back into lockdown for six weeks after the state was hit with a record 191 coronavirus cases.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has warned Melbourne's coronavirus outbreak could be replicated in other parts of the country, as the city reverts to a six-week lockdown.
MELBOURNE'S SECOND LOCKDOWN* The six-week lockdown starts at 11.59pm on Wednesday.AREAS BACK UNDER STAGE THREE RESTRICTIONS:* Metropolitan Melbourne covering 30 Local Government Areas - Banyule, Hume, Moreland, Bayside, Kingston, Mornington...
Hundreds of Australian Defence Force troops are being deployed to help ringfence Melbourne as the Victorian capital is forced into a second coronavirus lockdown.
Victoria is shut off from the rest of the country after a record number of coronavirus cases prompted NSW to close their border.
Police are reminding snow enthusiasts to take extra care, after two skiers became lost and required police assistance in the Snowy Mountains back country at the weekend. About 4.30pm on Saturday...
VICTORIA-NSW BORDER CLOSURE* The border will close from 11.59pm Tuesday night to all Victorians* Police and health officials are already on the border stopping anyone arriving from Melbourne* No timeframe...
The television industry says being forced to produce children's programming, some of which is watched by fewer than 1000 children, is preventing investment in other content.
Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia have issued a warning a day after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague.
Three men have died after their boat capsized off Sydney's southern coastline.