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Victoria’s 1,461 new cases of COVID-19, 7 deaths, as freedoms are planned for the unvaccinated

There were 1,461 new cases of COVID-19 recorded on Monday morning and seven deaths, down from 1,935 cases and 11 deaths on Sunday. There are now 24,993 active cases in …

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‘We have to open the place up’: Andrews announces further easing of restrictions

Victoria is racing towards its next vaccine milestone, with 73 per cent of those aged 16 and over fully vaccinated as of Sunday. Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed that a further …

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New freedoms set to come our way, soon

Victoria has recorded 1750 new local cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths, as the Victorian government considers additional freedoms once the state hits its 80 per cent double vaccination target. …

Greek community joins fight to protect Fairfield Park Amphitheatre building

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) has joined calls to preserve Fairfield Park Amphitheatre complex on the north bank of the Yarra River which was built by the then City …

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Melbourne lockdown ends, but opening up isn’t easy

On Friday morning, Melburnians woke up to the end of the city’s sixth lockdown. At midnight, there were cheers from balconies in downtown Melbourne. Euphoria was justified. Since March 2020, …

Mary Philippou has less than six weeks to get life-enhancing Russian treatment

It could literally be “make or break” for Mary Philippou as she prepares to fly to Russia to receive specialised treatment that will help her fight with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) …

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Friday’s buzz as Melbourne reopens, but also records 16 deaths

Emerging from the world’s longest lockdown, Melbourne recorded 2,186 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths overnight. Despite the rising case numbers, the vaccination rate have justified the city fully opening …

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Melburnians will remember life during the world’s longest lockdown

Melbourne once held the title of ‘top’ city in the world to live in. Today, it makes global headlines, for another reason. It is the city that has spent the …

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Conrad Liveris wants to break taboos around sex as he takes on the helm of the WAAC

In the 1980s, young men with AIDS, abandoned by friends and families, were dying lonely deaths. In response to the AIDS pandemic, the Western Australian AIDS Council (WAAC) began its …

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Victoria prepares to open with 2,232 new cases, while Greek Melburnians mourn 30 deaths in the latest outbreak

Victoria recorded 2,232 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases (from 79,000 test results) and 12 deaths on Thursday, as the state prepares to exit the world’s longest lockdown from midnight. There …

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