July 5, 2020

Premier of Australia’s Victoria defends hard COVID-19 lockdown

(Reuters): The premier of Australia’s second-most populous state, Victoria, defended on Sunday his decision to put nine public housing towers in a complete lockdown as coronavirus […]
July 3, 2020

Australian PM seeks voter redemption in by-election

SYDNEY, July 3 (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Saturday vie to secure a 100-year first by winning a seat from the opposition […]
July 3, 2020

Australia new virus cases fall, but testing blitz runs into resistance

MELBOURNE, July 3 (Reuters) – Australia reported a drop in new coronavirus cases on Friday, with a surge in the second most populated state Victoria appearing […]
July 1, 2020

Australia to lock down 300,000 in Melbourne suburbs after coronavirus spike

MELBOURNE, July 1 (Reuters) – Authorities will lock down around 300,000 people in suburbs north of Melbourne for a month from late on Wednesday to contain […]