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Feds, Vic fight over virus damage to jobs

The Morrison government has blasted Victoria for putting Australians' jobs at risk by not moving more swiftly to lift restrictions put in place to deal with the coronavirus.

Andrews concedes Kiwis free to enter Vic

Premier Daniel Andrews has conceded New Zealanders are free to enter Victoria despite the state not signing up to be a part of the trans-Tasman bubble.

'Targeted' killing in southwest Syd yard

Two gunmen lay in wait outside a southwest Sydney home before shooting a man dead in his front yard when he walked outside, in what police believe is a targeted killing.

Swiss tighten measures amid new virus wave

Switzerland has announced tighter restrictions to tackle a second coronavirus wave hitting the country, including a nation-wide obligation to wear masks and a ban on large scale public gatherings.

Victoria's route out of COVID restrictions

VICTORIA'S PATHWAY OUT OF LOCKDOWN:The state government has mapped a new pathway out of lockdown for metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria that depends on stamping out COVID-19 cases in the community that have an unknown...

Some COVID-19 limits lifted for Melbourne

Melburnians are a little closer to 'COVID normal' with the freedom to travel 25km from home and enjoy unlimited time outdoors under relaxed restrictions to begin on Monday.

NSW records one new local virus case

NSW has recorded just one new locally-transmitted case of COVID-19, with a coronavirus cluster in southwest Sydney's Oran Park growing to 19.

Chopper, spikes to catch runaway SA driver

A unlicensed driver will face court accused of trying to outrun a South Australian police helicopter, after crashing into a car yard while swerving to avoid road spikes.