New modelling suggests Victoria’s 5-day lockdown isn’t enough to stop the Delta strain’s march

- July 18, 2021 4 MIN READ

Victoria has entered a five-day lockdown to control its growing outbreak of the more infectious Delta variant. Until midnight on Tuesday restrictions mean residents are only allowed to leave home for essential reasons, can only travel five kilometres away from home, and need to wear masks outside the home, among other measures. Breaking: Victoria has… Read more »


5 things you should know about tech today

- May 12, 2020 3 MIN READ

Welcome to world series raise Tuesday. Here’s what’s happening 1. Twitter tackles coronavirals In a major setback for sellers of $15,000 light machines, Twitter says it will start tagging tweets with questionable claims about coronavirus with a warning label that tells readers “some or all of the content shared in this tweet conflict with guidance from… Read more »


Stage 3 shutdowns are coming, Victorian premier warns

- March 25, 2020 2 MIN READ

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has warned that stricter lockdown measures will be coming to his state, less that 12 hours after Prime Minister Scott Morrison banned international travel, property auctions, food courts and limited weddings to five people, among a range of increased isolation measures. While the federal government has begun incrementally increasing restrictions every… Read more »


Churches, restaurants, gyms, cinemas, pubs, clubs and casinos close under tough new social distancing laws

- March 22, 2020 3 MIN READ

Pubs, gyms, restaurants, clubs, casinos and even churches will be forced to close from midday on March 23 under increased social distancing rules being implemented by the federal government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the national closure of a range of indoor venues following a meeting with state and territory leaders on Sunday evening. Earlier… Read more »


NSW and Victoria are shutting down ‘non-essential services’ as other states shut borders

- March 22, 2020 5 MIN READ

NSW and Victoria will shut non-essential businesses in the next 48 hrs Supermarkets, petrol stations, pharmacies and home delivery are among services that will stay open Victorian schools will start holidays from March 24. NSW schools have begun to cancel classes on Monday Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory will close their borders… Read more »