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Australia's Melbourne and surrounding Victoria ordered into five-day lockdown
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Australia's Melbourne and surrounding Victoria ordered into five-day lockdown

Jul 15th 2021, 8:54 AM 19,904 Views 23 Comments

The largely Covid-free country is trying to halt an outbreak of the Delta variant.

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'
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Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:29 AM 19,160 Views 12 Comments

The Victoria Government said it wouldn’t apologise for saving people’s lives.

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October
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Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October

Sep 6th 2020, 10:52 AM 62,076 Views 75 Comments

Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented
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Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented

Aug 12th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,632 Views 5 Comments

Non-essential businesses are shut and an overnight curfew is in effect in Melbourne as part of the restrictions in Victoria.

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike
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Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike

Jul 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 25,039 Views 9 Comments

Victoria – home to more than 6.6 million people – announced a record 127 new cases today.

Australian state of Victoria rolls back on easing restrictions as Covid-19 cases begin to rise again
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# BALANCING ACT

Australian state of Victoria rolls back on easing restrictions as Covid-19 cases begin to rise again

Jun 20th 2020, 10:31 AM 34,059 Views 25 Comments

Victoria’s premier said he was ‘frustrated’ and ‘disappointed’ at the increase, although relatively small, in recent days.

Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged
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Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:59 AM 17,058 Views 13 Comments

Those responsible could face steep fines under laws designed to protect Australia’s native wildlife.

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief
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# Melbourne Match Up

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Jan 9th 2020, 1:20 PM 14,174 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires
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Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

Dec 31st 2019, 11:59 AM 42,343 Views 26 Comments

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal
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Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal

May 7th 2019, 3:35 PM 57,420 Views 0 Comments

The couple are holding out hope that Australia’s Immigration Minister will intervene.

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia
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Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia

Apr 17th 2019, 7:31 AM 26,032 Views 18 Comments

The Australian Deer Association said it was rare for deer to attack people.

Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open
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# Going Strong

Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open

Feb 8th 2019, 1:57 PM 2,784 Views 1 Comment

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, also made the cut in the women’s event.

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)
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Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Jan 18th 2019, 7:03 AM 21,006 Views 22 Comments

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians
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# World Cup Of Golf

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians

Nov 24th 2018, 2:03 PM 2,558 Views 0 Comments

The Irish pair reversed their poor second round to climb back into the top 10.

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute
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# Emile Cilliers

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

May 24th 2018, 10:42 PM 34,517 Views 24 Comments

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australia
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Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australia

Apr 16th 2018, 5:59 PM 33,153 Views 19 Comments

Buruli ulcer, a leprosy-like disease that rots flesh, is usually found in parts of Africa.

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia
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People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia

Jan 12th 2018, 2:37 PM 64,332 Views 30 Comments

Daniel Twohig is wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences.

Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack
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Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:02 AM 8,990 Views 0 Comments

12 people remain in hospital, three of whom are in a critical condition.

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack
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Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:39 AM 19,158 Views 45 Comments

Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.

British viewers were shocked by the portrayal of the Famine in last night's episode of Victoria
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# Victoria

British viewers were shocked by the portrayal of the Famine in last night's episode of Victoria

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 PM 40,558 Views 3 Comments

“I wasn’t taught these things, but it’s important history not to be forgotten.”

Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison
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Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison

Sep 1st 2017, 9:07 AM 30,738 Views 40 Comments

Adrian Bayley is currently detained at Barwon Prison in Victoria.

People are loving Harper Beckham's adorable Mother's Day card she made for Victoria
# Best Frend
# Best Frend

People are loving Harper Beckham's adorable Mother's Day card she made for Victoria

Mar 27th 2017, 10:02 AM 6,498 Views 2 Comments

STOP.

A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork
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# I Say

A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork

Feb 17th 2017, 6:05 AM 27,374 Views 109 Comments

The Cork Street Names Campaign says it is focused on removing the names of “criminals and aristocrats” from street signs around Cork city.

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne
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'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:30 PM 36,367 Views 8 Comments

There’s a bit of a nasty surprise waiting in the water.

Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia
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Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia

Nov 27th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,663 Views 3 Comments

The rare event triggered respiratory problems for asthma and hay fever sufferers.

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire
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Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Dec 28th 2015, 2:40 PM 6,986 Views 0 Comments

Police officers hand-fed the animal, who has been nicknamed Constable K Bear.

Look at this koala trying to 'steal' a Land Rover
# Like A Boss
# Like A Boss

Look at this koala trying to 'steal' a Land Rover

Feb 25th 2015, 8:10 AM 2,912 Views 1 Comment

Australia, eh?

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
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Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,450 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

Santa robbed a post office in Australia
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Santa robbed a post office in Australia

Nov 15th 2014, 11:31 AM 11,005 Views 23 Comments

He demanded money which he then placed in a red sack before making his escape.

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim
# Victoria's Victories
# Victoria's Victories

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim

Jun 24th 2014, 10:28 AM 8,172 Views 4 Comments

KFC launched a private investigation to look into claims.

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat
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# Hot In Herrre

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat

Jan 17th 2014, 11:35 AM 9,686 Views 0 Comments

Melted shoes. Melted everything!

Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event
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Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event

Nov 28th 2013, 10:46 AM 13,831 Views 14 Comments

The officer at the centre of the storm has defended the use of a graphic image of the murdered Drogheda woman.

Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne
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Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne

Sep 12th 2013, 6:57 AM 34,182 Views 63 Comments

Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday.

Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails
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Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails

Jul 24th 2013, 1:11 PM 10,563 Views 19 Comments

The state premier of Victoria has said members of the board will now sit down with Jill Meagher’s husband to listen to his concerns.

Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years
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Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years

Jun 19th 2013, 6:39 AM 7,273 Views 29 Comments

Adrian Bayley was told by the judge that he had “little compunction about sexual offending when the mood took”.

Parole law changes mean Jill Meagher killing 'couldn't happen today'
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Parole law changes mean Jill Meagher killing 'couldn't happen today'

Jun 13th 2013, 11:03 AM 4,968 Views 10 Comments

The parole system in Victoria has been overhauled in the wake of Jill’s murder, a state minister says.

Parole laws under review in Victoria in wake of Jill Meagher case
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Parole laws under review in Victoria in wake of Jill Meagher case

Jun 12th 2013, 9:30 AM 6,398 Views 21 Comments

The Premier of Victoria said he was “shocked, surprised and astounded” that Jill’s killer had been allowed to walk free.

Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up
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Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up

May 27th 2013, 12:23 PM 6,268 Views 82 Comments

A fear of scandal and a greater concern for reputation led to the systemic cover-up, George Pell admitted.

PICS: Rubbish collector rescues dog left in a bin bag
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

PICS: Rubbish collector rescues dog left in a bin bag

Apr 17th 2013, 11:56 AM 1,262 Views 1 Comment

It’s a tale of survival, thankfully with a happy ending.

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters
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Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Jan 9th 2013, 7:33 AM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

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