When stay-home orders lift at 11.59pm on Thursday, Melbourne will have spent 77 full days in its sixth lockdown and 263 total days across the COVID-19 pandemic.
After 262 days of lockdown across Victoria the embattled state is finally bound for freedom. Here are all the rules changing from midnight.
If legitimate questions continue to go unanswered, Mark McGowab will find himself under mounting pressure to justify why he is charting a different exit from COVID to just about anywhere else.
We should not overlook the fact more than 74 per cent of West Aussies over 16 have had their first jab - meaning a big majority of people think it is the right way to go.
Port workers had until Friday to get their first jabs, and a range of employees are recording a high success rate.
New York City cops, firefighters and city workers must be vaccinated against COVID-19, or be placed on unpaid leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced.
Michael R Sisak and Michelle L Price
Newly-promoted NSW Treasurer Matt Kean will unveil his plan to help the state recover from its recent COVID-19 lockdown.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed Victoria has hit its 70 per cent full vaccination milestone, as Melbourne residents prepare for the end of lockdown.
Vaccination clinics will soon be operating in Queensland schools as part of the state's push to drive up jab rates before the state reopens.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says unvaccinated Australians will cause the biggest problem for public health systems when the nation reopens.
In this series people across the world share stories of their COVID struggles. A business development manager in the world’s most locked-down city reveals her relief to hit play on life again.
A close look at the spread of the highly infectious strain in Australia’s education settings has turned up some surprising results.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed a plan to give Russian workers a week off in the face of soaring virus infections.
The State Government has used its huge majority to grant itself extra authority as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Any legal challenges to WA’s sweeping new vaccine mandate would almost certainly fail, an industrial relations law expert has declared. Here’s why.
Queensland is bracing for a surge in cases when borders ease, but one policy has left specialist doctors uneasy.
NSW today recorded 283 cases of COVID-19 — well under the 500 rolling case average holding up WA’s ‘extreme risk’ classification.
The State Government failed to deliver hundreds of millions of dollars it promised it would pour into WA’s COVID recovery - with the social housing sector particularly hard done by.
The State Government’s announcement that workers in many industries must get vaccinated against COVID-19 will ensure faster take-up in WA.
Adrian Lowe & Charlotte Elton
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1700 AEDT Wednesday, October 20.
The staggering amount of West Aussies who could soon be without a job — if they refuse to get vaccinated under an expanded mandate announced by the State Government — has been revealed.
More than 300 protesters have voiced their anger at WA’s decision to make Covid-19 vaccinations compulsory for most of its workforce.
Angie Raphael and Catie McLeod
COVID-19 vaccinations will become compulsory for most West Australian workers, including teachers and supermarket staff, by the end of the year.
A nurse has revealed the horrifying long-term effects she has suffered after catching Covid - leaving her life unrecognisable.
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