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 the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands 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".
Nearly a week into quarantine on the Diamond Princess, an Australian family are passing the time as best they can while 66 more people on board tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total cases..
Australia declared on Saturday its first confirmed case of China's Wuhan coronavirus. The case was found in the state of Victoria, according to reports at Reuters. The patient has been hospitalized and..
In a major step forward for the international effort to fight the rapidly-spreading disease, a factory in Melbourne has started producing a test dose of a potential coronavirus vaccine, The Age can.. The Age - Published
Two people were killed and a number of others were injured when an Australian interstate train derailed outside Melbourne on Thursday evening, police said. Reuters - Published Also reported by •BBC News •SBS
A Melbourne family was packing their bags to fly to Darwin after two weeks trapped on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship when their daughter tested positive for the virus, forcing them to stay in Japan. The Age - Published
MELBOURNE: Four people were killed in a mid-air collision between two light planes in Australia on Wednesday, scattering debris across a rural area north of Melbourne. Police said the... WorldNews - Published
A judge in Australia has ordered Google to hand over information on an anonymous user who left a negative review for a dentist. The dentist, Dr. Matthew Kabbabe, claims the reviewer is guilty of.. WorldNews - Published
The Chinese gymnastics team entered into next week's World Cup in Melbourne has pulled out due to Australian government travel restrictions put in place to limit the coronavirus outbreak, organizers.. Reuters - Published
A respected Melbourne doctor claims a former senior manager at the prestigious Royal Australasian College of Physicians was paid off and dismissed after making a whistleblower complaint about a toxic.. The Age - Published
The Federal Court of Australia has granted a Melbourne dentist an order which forces tech giant Google to reveal the identification of an anonymous online reviewer, in a landmark ruling. SBS - Published
A celebrated teacher of acting at WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts), the National Theatre Drama School in Melbourne and before that, the Arts Educational School in London, Lisle.. The Age - Published
Despite health authorities urging Australians to carry on with their lives as normal after the outbreak of the coronavirus, businesses in Chinese-Australian communities in Melbourne have been feeling.. SBS - Published
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bushfires eased near Australia's capital, Canberra, on Monday, as temperatures dipped, but officials warned heavy smoke was set to blow into the city with a shift in the wind... WorldNews - Published