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Melbourne

City in Victoria, Australia

Melbourne is the capital and most-populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,993 km2 (3,858 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also a common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the Hinterland towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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Melbourne's rolling new cases average rose from 2.4 to 2.6 on Friday, but mystery cases to Tuesday dropped by half to two.
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About 90 contacts linked to a Bundoora childcare centre have been notified after a young child tested positive for COVID-19.
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It comes a day after some 180,000 people returned to work in Melbourne's hospitality and retail industries.
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Victoria has had two coronavirus deaths, taking the state toll to 819 and the national figure to 907, plus two new cases, as thousands of Melburnians head back..
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Victoria has had two coronavirus deaths, taking the state toll to 819 and the national figure to 907, plus two new cases, as the state comes out of lockdown.
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced sweeping changes to Melbourne’s coronavirus restrictions, saying 'now is the time to open up'.
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It comes as Victoria marks two days in a row with no new COVID-19 cases for the first time since early March.
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced sweeping changes to Melbourne’s coronavirus restrictions, saying “now is the time to open up”.
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The Victorian health department did not incorrectly advise a family at the centre of a cluster in Melbourne's north, testing chief Jeroen Weimar insists.
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced sweeping changes to Melbourne’s coronavirus restrictions, saying “now is the time to open up”.
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All retail and hospitality businesses in Melbourne have been given the green light to reopen within days, after the state recorded zero new coronavirus cases and..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' pause on COVID-19 rule easing has been pilloried by the Morrison government, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp and business..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' pause on COVID-19 rule easing has been pilloried by the Morrison government, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp and business..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' pause on COVID-19 rule easing has been pilloried by the Morrison government, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp and business..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' pause on COVID-19 rule easing has been pilloried by the Morrison government, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp and business..
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' pause on COVID rule easing has been pilloried by the Morrison government, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp and business groups.
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Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a delay in easing coronavirus restrictions amid an outbreak in Melbourne's north.
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Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a delay in easing coronavirus restrictions amid an outbreak in Melbourne's north.
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Premier Daniel Andrews is expected to announce a decision on easing coronavirus restrictions amid an outbreak in Melbourne's north.
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In just a few months, Melbourne’s HoopNow has signed up more than 35 families and five special needs schools. Its co-founder tells SBS News there’s more to..
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Compulsory COVID-19 testing is being rolled out across parts of northeast Melbourne where more cases of coronavirus have been detected.
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Compulsory COVID-19 testing is being rolled out across parts of northeast Melbourne where more cases of coronavirus have been detected.
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Police were "extremely disappointed" after hundreds attended a "Freedom Day" protest and scuffles erupted at the Shrine of Remembrance.
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Police have arrested 16 protesters and handed out 61 fines at a tense demonstration against Melbourne's coronavirus restrictions.
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Police have arrested some people and used pepper spray at a "Freedom Day" rally which has attracted 200 to 300 demonstrators in Melbourne.
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An anti-lockdown protest is underway in Melbourne where police have used pepper spray amid scuffles with demonstrators.
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Nine boys, including two 13-year-olds, have been charged with murder over the stabbing death of Melbourne teenager Solomone Taufeulungaki.
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Residents of a tower block in Melbourne's north have been told to isolate for 48 hours after being linked to a nearby school where a student tested positive.
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