Melbourne

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‘Magnifying glass’ on inequality: why Covid is hitting harder in Melbourne’s disadvantaged areas
Data reveals Victoria’s coronavirus outbreak is following a predictable trajectory, amplifying the challenges some communities already face

Josh Nicholas

23, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Melbourne diocese of Anglican church received $16m in jobkeeper in 2020
Exclusive: Money received from wage subsidy scheme enough to cover church’s estimated sexual abuse compensation bill of $14.3m

Ben Butler

23, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Police arrest 92 protesters in Melbourne – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

23, Sep, 2021 @8:58 AM

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Melbourne protesters ‘should be ashamed’ after standoff at Shrine of Remembrance, Scott Morrison says
Prime minister and treasurer Josh Frydenberg denounce ‘disgusting’ behaviour at ‘sacred place’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

22, Sep, 2021 @10:46 PM

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Melbourne police break up anti-lockdown protest with non-lethal rounds and teargas
Third day of demonstrations ends in a standoff between officers and protesters at the city’s war memorial

Ben Doherty, Josh Taylor and Caitlin Cassidy

22, Sep, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Riot police end standoff at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance on third day of protests
More than 200 arrested as Daniel Andrews condemns ‘ugly scenes’ and describes actions of protesters as ‘insult to the vast majority of tradies’

Josh Taylor and Caitlin Cassidy

22, Sep, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Victoria police disperse Melbourne protesters; NSW records 1,035 cases, five deaths as lockdown orders lifted for five LGAs – As it happened
All the day’s news as it happened

Mostafa Rachwani and Matilda Boseley

22, Sep, 2021 @9:18 AM

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How about an earthquake to remind us that we are just a powerless nanospeck in the universe | First Dog on the Moon
What they didn’t tell us about the end times was that when it was happening everyone would tell all the jokes on the internet in the first half hour

First Dog on the Moon

22, Sep, 2021 @6:50 AM

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Victoria Covid update: vaccination to be compulsory for teachers as state records 628 new cases
Education minister James Merlino says all school and childcare staff will need to have their first jab or a booking by 18 October

Ben Doherty

22, Sep, 2021 @6:50 AM

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‘Everyone was nervous’: Victoria avoids serious damage after major earthquake rocks Melbourne
Seismologists believe 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Mansfield Wednesday morning is ‘probably largest in 175 to 200 years’

Melissa Davey and Calla Wahlquist

22, Sep, 2021 @3:18 AM

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Melbourne buildings damaged in Victorian earthquake and aftershocks expected – as it happened
Earthquake near Mansfield shakes buildings across Melbourne, with some reports of damage. This blog is now closed

Calla Wahlquist

22, Sep, 2021 @2:49 AM

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A tale of two cities: Sydney shows prepare to reopen as Melbourne theatres remain mothballed
NSW is taking a ‘very aggressive’ approach to reopening, but there is ‘no roadmap’ in Victoria, industry leaders say

Elissa Blake

21, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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