Tag: Melbourne

Maltese-Australian grandparents succumb to Covid-19 days apart

Two grandparents who had left Malta for Australia as a young married couple have succumbed to Covid-19 within days of each other, Australian media report.

Curfew in Melbourne as Victoria declares ‘state of disaster’

Australia’s second-most populous state Victoria has declared a state of disaster and subjected residents of its capital – Melbourne – to a night-time curfew a resurgence in Covid-19 cases.

Australia to lock down 300,000 in Melbourne suburbs after coronavirus spike

Authorities will lock down around 300,000 people in suburbs north of Melbourne for a month from late on Wednesday to contain the risk of infection after two weeks of double-digit rises in new coronavirus cases in Australia's second most populous state.

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong...

Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and...