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Power and passion in the spotlight at one of the All Stars rugby league events

by on February 13, 2022 0
No double vaccination certificate and negative RAT? Forbidden entry. Earlier on Saturday, the service at St Kilda Shule was presided over by a respected rabbi Yaakov Glasman. Hebrew Congregation of Melbourne, this could have been yours! Leon’s father, the king of packaging Visy Antoine Pratt, and mother, Claudine Revere(as well as sister Lily) created... Read More

Melbourne loosens more virus brakes

by on November 18, 2021 0
Posted: Nov. 18, 2021, 10:30 a.m. | Update: 18 November 2021 19:12:30 Melbourne pubs and cafes can have unlimited patrons from Thursday evening, while stadiums can return to full capacity as authorities lift nearly all remaining Covid-19 restrictions for residents vaccinated in the second plus large city in Australia, reports Reuters. Victoria, the home... Read More

‘Life is getting back to normal’: More COVID-19 restrictions eased in Melbourne

by on November 17, 2021 0
Diners eat outside the Rococo restaurant in St Kilda on the second day of relaxed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations, following a lockdown to curb an outbreak, in Melbourne, Australia, 23 October 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Pubs and cafes in Melbourne... Read More

Victoria records 1,935 cases, 11 deaths as state takes advantage of first weekend out of lockdown

by on October 23, 2021 0
As millions of Victorians took advantage of their first weekend outside the lockdown restrictions, dozens of anti-vaccine protesters flooded a popular food court calling for an end to “vaccine segregation”. Victoria recorded 1,935 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths within 24 hours at midnight Sunday as vaccinated residents enjoy their first weekend outside of lockdown.... Read More

Victoria SCRAPS Her Most Hated – And Weirdest – Covid Rule On Outdoor Masks

by on October 8, 2021 0
Victoria’s most hated and bizarre Covid restriction ends at midnight Friday – the requirement to wear a face mask even while drinking beer or wine. Victoria’s director of health, Brett Sutton, described the change, made at Friday’s Covid briefing, as “small but significant” as the state prepares to allow more freedom outside. “At midnight... Read More

WorkSafe accuses Victoria Health Department of COVID hotel quarantine program

by on September 28, 2021 0
The health and safety watchdog has charged the Victoria Health Department with 58 violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in connection with the state’s hotel quarantine program. Key points: WorkSafe Victoria Alleges Department Failed to Provide Adequate Infection Prevention Guidance and Training Watchdog says contracted employees and security guards were at serious... Read More

Melbourne is littered with dozens of Nazi stickers following anti-vaxxer protest

by on September 22, 2021 0
The rioters who turned Melbourne into a battleground left dozens of white supremacist stickers in their wake. A non-Protestant Melburnian was disgusted to find stickers in nearby Westgate Park the next morning, reading “Australia for the White Man”. “If you’ve got five minutes free and you’re close to Westgate Park, it’s absolutely littered with... Read More

Covid-19 Victoria: the state will see 18,000 cases of Covid in a few weeks and 800 people in hospital

by on September 9, 2021 0
Entire Victorian families test positive for Covid before a member even knows they are infected with the virus. Concerned health officials blame the discovery as the reason the state’s rapidly spreading Delta epidemic is on track to reach 18,000 active cases in a matter of weeks. “We find cases where entire households are positive... Read More

Victoria Covid update: Unvaccinated people could be banned from sites when jab goals are met | Victoria

by on September 3, 2021 0
Daniel Andrews has warned that unvaccinated Victorians could be “stranded” from places and events when the state meets its reopening targets. “When we come to these double-dose vaccination thresholds… the notion of locking out the whole community is much less relevant, ”the Victorian Prime Minister said on Friday. “What will become... Read More

DOZENS of new Vic COVID-19 exposure sites added after 100 cases that were NOT isolated, including Woolworths and Coles

by on September 1, 2021 0
There are dozens of new COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria a day after it was revealed that only 20 of the 120 new cases were isolated for their infectious period. Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews on Wednesday unveiled the state’s plan to slowly ease restrictions when a first-dose vaccination target of 70% is met.... Read More

Movement levels in Victoria reach coronavirus lockdown highest, Google data shows

by on August 19, 2021 0
Professor Baxter said that as draconian as the reintroduced curfew and closed playgrounds seemed, it sent a strong message to people that collective behavior needed to change. “The number one problem is that people’s mental health is suffering and they are exhausted,” she said. “What mainly motivated this was not glaring events. These are... Read More

Covid-19 Melbourne: Police boss BLASTS Dan Andrews’ ban on playgrounds and Melbourne curfew

by on August 17, 2021 0
BLASTS Police Association boss Dan Andrews bans playgrounds and controversial Melbourne curfew – calling measures “unpopular and deeply restrictive” Victorian Police Chief took aim at Daniel Andrews’ ‘restrictive’ foreclosure rules Mr Andrews has implemented a 9pm to 5am curfew in Melbourne and a ban on playgrounds Police Association Secretary Victoria said rules could hurt... Read More

Victorian COVID-19 cases see Coles and Aldi supermarkets listed as exhibition sites as town wakes up to tighter lockdown

by on August 16, 2021 0
The number of COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria is approaching 550 after four supermarkets, several public toilets and a 7-Eleven were added overnight. Notably, buyers from a Coles supermarket in south Melbourne and an Aldi in the north of the city have been identified as close contacts of a confirmed case and are to... Read More

Playground closures, COVID-19 curfew and Melbourne lockdown extended

by on August 16, 2021 0
“Let’s not kid ourselves. There were violations, there were people who broke the rules; it puts us all in danger. Opposition Leader Michael O’Brien said the tightening of restrictions was a “very dark day for Victoria” “Extending the lockdown was still on the agenda,” Mr. O’Brien said. “Reimpose curfews, close playgrounds? My God, this... Read More