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Victoria’s Premier Dan Andrews announces tighter measures for Victoria where threat is “more imminent”

Victoria’s Premier Dan Andrews released a statement on Wednesday morning following the decision of the National Cabinet to release a new round of stricter measures, including tighter limits to funeral …

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Australia’s PM expands coronavirus restrictions with stricter measures for weddings, funerals and travel

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced further measures to combat coronavirus on Tuesday night after a national cabinet meeting. A nationwide crackdown on social gatherings was announced. Further restrictions were …

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Clayton South school students hold early Greek National Day celebration

With the fight against Covid-19 taking its toll on all public events, Pedia School in Clayton South, Melbourne, celebrated the forthcoming Greek National Day in advance by calling on its …

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Jenny Mikakos becomes Deputy Leader in Victoria’s Legislative Council

Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos will serve as Deputy Leader in the Legislative Council following an announcement made today. “It is a great honour to continue serving Victorians as their …

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Australia’s PM tells schools to remain open, but states follow a different route

Schools around different states in Australia are deviating from the Federal government’s stand, and this is causing confusion. Victoria’s schools will close from Tuesday, but NSW and Tasmanian schools would …

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Coronavirus impact clearly evident at Centrelink offices around Australia

Pubs, clubs and a slew non-essential businesses were forced to shut down on Monday, however long queues emerged at Centrelink. All around the country newly out-of-work Australians huddled at branches …

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‘War time conditions’ as Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos restricts hospital visitors

Visitors to Victorian hospitals will face tougher restrictions from midnight tonight under a new Covid-19 safety measure announced by Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos on Monday. Visitors will be limited …

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Greek-Australian man charged over rape committed 33 years ago

A Greek Australian man, now 58, from Melbourne’s Mill Park was arrested on Friday morning following a decades-long investigation by the sexual crimes squad. The man, who allegedly kidnapped and …

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Victoria to implement a shutdown of all non-essential activity

Premier Daniel Andrews announced today that he will inform National Cabinet tonight “that Victoria will proceed over the next 48 hours to implement a shutdown of all non-essential activity across …

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Australian states closing their borders in response to coronavirus epidemic

South Australia will temporarily close its borders to all visitors in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, as announced this morning by State Premier, Steven Marshall. Premier Marshall …