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October 18, 2021

Grants to support Victorian businesses trading outdoors

BUSINESSES and councils can apply for a share in a $54.5 million fund to move towards outdoor trading as Victoria emerges from its sixth...

October 15, 2021

Victoria to relax border restrictions with NSW

FULLY vaccinated people from NSW will be allowed to enter Victoria without quarantining from next week, as the southern state recorded 2,179 new COVID-19...

October 14, 2021

Victorian COVID cases surge, but yet to reach peak

VICTORIA'S COVID-19 outbreak may not yet have reached its peak despite case numbers surging above 2,000 infections, but the state will still open up...

October 11, 2021

Victoria opens all COVID vaccines to over 60s

VICTORIANS aged over 60 will be able to get any COVID-19 vaccine, including Pfizer and Moderna, at all of the the state's vaccination hubs. Health...

October 8, 2021

Masks for Victorian schoolkids as COVID cases soar

VICTORIAN children in Grades 3 to 6 will eventually have to wear face masks to class in an effort to lower COVID-19 transmission as...

October 8, 2021

$500m fund to help Victorian homebuyers

The Victorian government is launching a $500 million fund to help about 3000 people buy their own home. The Victorian Homebuyer Fund will be available...

October 7, 2021

Victoria pop-ups to boost disability vaccinations

VICTORIA will establish 10 dedicated COVID-19 vaccination pop-up hubs in hotspots to boost coverage among people with disabilities. The state government has pledged $5 million...

October 6, 2021

Betts to join Cats as coach

Legendary small forward Eddie Betts has joined Geelong's coaching staff after recently calling time on his glittering 350-game AFL career. After losing key assistant coaches...

October 1, 2021

Vaccine mandated for authorised workers in Victoria

ALL Victorian authorised workers will be required to have at least their first COVID-19 vaccination within two weeks to keep working on site. Premier Daniel...

September 30, 2021

Victoria cuts COVID-19 Pfizer dose intervals

The time between Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses will be halved to three weeks in Victoria, as the state recorded 1,438 new locally acquired infections...

September 27, 2021

Cash to speed up Victoria’s COVID vaccine rollout

GENERAL practitioners and community pharmacies in Melbourne suburbs hardest hit by COVID-19 will be able to apply for grants of up to $10,000 to...

September 27, 2021

AFL faces tough call on night grand final

A massive television audience for Melbourne's drought-breaking AFL premiership will weigh heavily on league officials as they consider calls to shift the grand final...

September 26, 2021

Greater Geelong to exit lockdown

GREATER Geelong will join the Surf Coast and exit lockdown at 11.59pm tonight. Victorian authorities announced Geelong will exit lockdown, ending the seven-day lockdown announced...

September 24, 2021

Vic records 733 COVID cases, Moderna boost

VICTORIA has recorded 733 new COVID-19 cases, including a man who attended an anti-lockdown protest, and another death, as the state prepares to roll...

September 23, 2021

Scarlett quits as Cats assistant coach

Geelong's coaching exodus has continued with highly-rated assistant Matthew Scarlett to step away from the AFL. One of the greatest defenders in the Cats' history,...

September 23, 2021

Vaccinated Victorians can return from NSW

Victorians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can return from Greater Sydney within a week. Premier Daniel Andrews has announced anyone in NSW who has had both...

September 20, 2021

Victoria gets 300,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

HUNDREDS of thousands of Moderna vaccine appointments will soon be available to Victorians, as the state speeds up its vaccination efforts. Today (Monday, September 20),...

September 17, 2021

First vaccine milestone achieved in Victoria

VICTORIA has reached its first vaccination milestone but authorities are increasingly concerned about a rise in cases across Melbourne's southern and eastern suburbs. After a...

September 10, 2021

Victoria records 334 COVID-19 cases, one death

Victoria has recorded 334 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases and one death, as lockdown lifts for most of the state's regions. Today (Friday, September 10),...

September 9, 2021

Victoria backs jabs call for COVID-hit areas

THE Victorian Government has backed calls to pour more vaccines into Melbourne's north and west, where the bulk of new COVID-19 cases are detected. Of...

September 2, 2021

Joel Selwood a perfect AFL fit for Geelong

RIGHT from the beginning, the Geelong-Joel Selwood combination made sense. That the hardnosed midfielder should break the Cats' games record and go down as...

August 24, 2021

Victoria to open up COVID-19 vaccines to all aged above 16

EVERY Victorian aged 16 and above will be able to book to get a COVID-19 vaccine from tomorrow (Wednesday, August 25) as the state...

August 23, 2021

Only 16 of latest 71 COVID-19 cases isolating

ONLY 16 of Victoria's 71 latest COVID-19 cases were isolating while infectious, and the sources of 22 infections are a mystery. Premier Daniel Andrews has...

August 22, 2021

Victoria records 65 new virus cases

VICTORIA has recorded 65 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases from 44,147 tests for the virus conducted on Saturday. Health officials say 26,149 vaccine doses were...

August 21, 2021

Victoria records 61 new virus cases

Victoria has recorded 61 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, 48 of them linked to known outbreaks. Health officials say an additional 16 local cases have also...

August 20, 2021

Shepparton outbreak grows to 12 cases, weekend community sport called off

A CORONAVIRUS outbreak in the Victorian town of Shepparton has grown again to twelve cases, with a decision on whether regional Victoria will be...

August 20, 2021

Victoria records 55 COVID-19 cases, new restrictions not ruled out

VICTORIA is facing its biggest battle since the state's second wave, having recorded 55 new local COVID-19 cases, 30 of which have been in...

August 19, 2021

57 new COVID-19 cases, most linked

VICTORIA has recorded 57 new locally acquired coronavirus cases - the state's highest daily tally since the second wave - on Melbourne's 200th day...