Westfield Carindale, CBD eateries, among more than 30 new Brisbane exposure sites

One of Brisbane’s biggest shopping centres is among a range of new COVID-19 exposure sites identified by Queensland Health authorities as multiple new clusters emerge this week.

‘Endless sadness’: Mother’s anguish after son fatally hit by truck in CBD

The mother of George Lin, a 21-year-old student at the University of Sydney, visits his grave every day, she told a Sydney court. Lin was run over by a garbage […]

Australia news LIVE: Fears Melbourne protests may continue; lockdowns begin for northern NSW LGAs

Police are preparing for further protests in Melbourne’s CBD, Byron Bay is waking up to its first day of a seven-day lockdown and the PM has had his first face-to-face […]

Government, police defend CBD shutdown as protesters plan to continue with rally

People travelling for essential work, healthcare or to attend a vaccination appointment will be allowed in the CBD, but will have to carry ID and proof of their reason for […]

Australia COVID LIVE updates: NSW records 825 new local COVID-19 cases, three deaths; hundreds of arrests after lockdown protests in Melbourne and Sydney; Victoria to enter statewide lockdown after 61 new cases

Thousands of police took to the streets and set up checkpoints in Sydney’s CBD on Saturday to quell an anti-lockdown protest, Victoria’s lockdown has been extended into the regions, and […]

Six police officers hospitalised, more than 200 arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protests

Six police officers were hospitalised and more than 200 people were arrested during anti-lockdown protests that brought chaos to Melbourne’s CBD on Saturday. 

More than 250 PINs, eight arrests as police lock Sydney residents out of CBD amid protest fears

NSW Police took extraordinary measures on Saturday to thwart any repeat of last weekend’s anti-lockdown protests, setting up an exclusion zone around the CBD. And they say residents can expect […]

‘Very selfish boofheads’: Police taskforce to hunt down 3500 protesters

Thousands of protesters are marched in Sydney’s CBD to protest widespread lockdowns in NSW, as crowds opposing COVID-19 restrictions gather in major cities across Australia.

Victoria races to control ‘flying embers’ as eight new cases identified, exposure sites swell

Victorian health authorities are on the alert after eight new cases were announced and the MCG, Highpoint shopping centre and a CBD pub were listed as exposure sites.