Entries by Matt McDonald

Melbourne suburbs locked down to deal with COVID-19 spike

A number of Melbourne suburbs will be placed into lockdown from midnight tomorrow as Victoria struggles to contain a fresh outbreak of coronavirus. Residents across 10 postcodes will be prevented from leaving their homes until July 29, except for work or school, to exercise, provide care, or shop for food or essential items. It comes […]

FULL LIST: Easing of restrictions brought forward

Bars, restaurants and cafes will be allowed more patrons from this Friday with the State Government bringing forward Stage 3 of its recovery roadmap. We’ll even be able to go back to the bar to order a drink with venues no longer required to provide table service. Nightclubs have been given the green light to […]

QLD BORDER REOPENING: Everything you need to know

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the State’s borders will reopen from July 10 to all other states except Victoria. Tough border measures will also be introduced for anyone coming from Victoria, including mandatory hotel quarantine. Here’s how it will work – From 12 noon, July 3 – Any person (whether a Queensland resident or […]

No new COVID-19 cases in QLD as State awaits border decision

Queensland has recorded another day with no new corornavirus cases, as the Premier prepares to make her long-awaited announcement on the State’s borders. It’s the fourth straight day with no positive tests, with the State’s overall total remaining at 1067. Just two cases remain active in Queensland, including one on the Gold Coast. Almost 365,000 […]