Testing clinics have been overwhelmed by 60,000 returning travellers, prompting calls for better contingency planning.
Residents of Greater Sydney must by law wear masks on public transport and in certain indoor public settings. Victoria is working to contain new COVID-19 cases linked to Sydney clusters.
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Poor communication from the Victorian Health Department has left several Melbourne venue owners frustrated and concerned after coronavirus cases were connected with their premises.
"Congratulations, I am pleased to tell you that you found the mothership of the Russian submarine fleet in the Indian Ocean and we are in your debt."
MLC School in Burwood achieved six perfect scores and Trinity Grammar five in the International Baccalaureate.
A rule making it mandatory to wear a mask in indoor areas came into force on Sunday with a $200 fine for any breach to be applied from Monday.
Senior Constable Kelly Foster, 39, has been identified as one of two women who died after being sucked underwater on Saturday afternoon in a canyon near Mount Wilson.
The hotline for Victorians stuck in NSW was overwhelmed on Sunday as the Andrews government said there were no plans to repatriate Victorians unless they had special circumstances.
The masks we wear today might feel like a barrier, but let's wear them like a sign that we're all on the same side.
After the release of VCE results last Wednesday, The Age checked in with some of the students we have spoken to throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Australian craft cider makers are stepping up efforts to educate drinkers about the difference between their products and ubiquitous mainstream cider brands.