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Hotel quarantine causes 1 outbreak for every 204 infected travellers. It’s far from ‘fit for purpose’

With Melbourne under lockdown for another seven days, the consequences of Australia’s inefficient hotel quarantine system continue.

Responsible gambling – a bright shining lie Crown Resorts and others can no longer hide behind

This week the Victorian Royal Commission into the Crown Melbourne casino heard from the casino's general manager for responsible gambling.

What’s the ‘Indian’ variant responsible for Victoria’s outbreak and how effective are vaccines against it?

Victoria’s seven day lockdown, which began last night, is an attempt to stop transmission of the quick-spreading COVID-19 B.1.617.1 variant.

COVID-19: Travellers from Victoria must ‘stay at home’

Anyone who returns to the ACT from Victoria must stay at home, as Victoria is locked down for the next week after a COVID-19 outbreak.

ACT announces Victorian travel requirements

The ACT Government has put in place the new travel requirements after Victoria recorded its fifth locally acquired case and announced new restrictions.

COVID-19: ACT declares Melbourne exposure sites hotspots

People entering the ACT from a COVID-19 affected area in Melbourne must quarantine for 14 days, under a new ACT Public Health Direction that came into effect from 2pm today, Thursday 4...

ACT, NSW to reopen borders to Victorians on Monday

ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Kerryn Coleman has announced the Territory is still on track to lift its border with Victoria on Monday 23 November, as the southern state recovers from a second wave of COVID-19.

ACT looks to open border to Victorians in two weeks

The ACT is standing strong on its border restrictions with Victoria, today confirming it will wait a full two weeks from when the state eased restrictions on 8 November before opening.

Life in Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown

CW’s remote intern and former Canberra resident, Josh Martin, provides an insight into his life under stage four restrictions in Melbourne: For eight months, Melbourne has been shackled with some form of serious...

Worry increases, distancing decreases in second wave

An ANU survey has found that more than three in five Australians (62.6%) felt anxious or worried about the coronavirus in August, up from 57.3% in May.

120 ACT residents return by road from Victoria in past 5 days

Today, 23 ACT residents in 17 vehicles returned home by road from the Victorian border at Wodonga, bringing to 120 the total number of Canberrans returning during the five-day window allowed by the NSW Government.

ACT residents continue to return by road from Victoria

Yesterday the ACT welcomed home another 22 ACT residents returning from Victoria by car, travelling in 20 vehicles. This follows the first group of 29 people travelling from Wodonga in 17 cars...
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