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South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth-largest of Australia's states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population. It has a total of 1.76 million people, and its population is the second most highly centralised in Australia, after Western Australia, with more than 77 percent of South Australians living in the capital, Adelaide, or its environs. Other population centres in the state are relatively small; Mount Gambier, the second largest centre, has a population of 28,684.

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Zac Efron forced into lockdown in South Australia [Video]

Zac Efron forced into lockdown in South Australia

Zac Efron has been forced into a six-day lockdown following an outbreak of coronavirus in South Australia.

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South Australia plans six-day lockdown after "highly contagious" virus outbreak [Video]

South Australia plans six-day lockdown after "highly contagious" virus outbreak

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Coronavirus pandemic: South Australia announces six-day 'circuit-breaker' lockdown [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: South Australia announces six-day 'circuit-breaker' lockdown

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South Australia to go into COVID-19 lockdown [Video]

South Australia to go into COVID-19 lockdown

South Australia announced a six-day lockdown on Wednesday to stamp out a fresh coronavirus outbreak which has put the country back on high alert. Gloria Tso reports.

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South Australia issues coronavirus quarantine alert surrounding English school at Flinders University

Anybody who visited Adelaide's Intensive English Language Institute between November 13 and 28 must self-quarantine for 14 days.
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South Australia records two new coronavirus cases linked to known cluster

South Australia has recorded two new coronavirus cases linked to the Parafield cluster, while Queensland is set to reopen its border with Victoria next week.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Adelaide student infected by picking up pizza

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Heath authorities believe an Adelaide student diagnosed with coronavirus likely caught the virus while picking up a takeaway pizza.Health authorities in South Australia have confirmed the high school..
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Victoria is one day from eliminating coronavirus as Queensland and Tasmania set to reopen borders

Queensland's border will reopen to Victoria on 1 December, while Tasmania's will do the same on 27 November as South Australia's pizza bar cluster grows.
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Telstra faces $50 million fine for 'exploiting' vulnerable Indigenous customers

Telstra has admitted it breached Australian consumer law and that sales staff at the stores in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia had acted 'unconscionably'.
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South Australia unveils new eight-point plan to bring coronavirus cluster under control

South Australia recorded no new community cases of COVID-19 today, with 29 cases still linked to the Parafield cluster.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Woodville pizza shop worker at centre of SA lockdown 'deeply sorry'

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The pizza shop worker whose lie led to South Australia's unnecessary shutdown has broken his silence about the matter for the first time. The worker says he is "extremely remorseful" and concerned..
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A couple in hotel quarantine has been added to Adelaide's Parafield coronavirus cluster

South Australian health officials say there are two new cases to add to the Parafield cluster - but both are already in quarantine.
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Two new coronavirus cases added to Adelaide's Parafield cluster - a couple in hotel quarantine

South Australian health officials say there are two new cases to add to the Parafield cluster but both are already in quarantine.
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South Australia on track to ease further restrictions after recording no new cluster cases

Premier Steven Marshall said the state's transition committee met on Tuesday to consider the current range of restrictions and would meet again on Friday.
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Nicola Spurrier defends SA's hard lockdown, says state had 99 per cent chance of second wave

The South Australian government has revealed modelling showing the state would likely have faced a significant second wave of COVID-19 if it did not lock down.
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South Australia's strict lockdown ends as premier warns 'we're not yet out of the woods'

A strict "circuit-breaker" lockdown in South Australia ended on Saturday night, as Melburnians anticipate their final step out of COVID-19 restrictions.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Spanish man may be deported after causing South Australian lockdown

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A Spanish man may be deported from Australia after causing South Australia's coronavirus lockdown.A medi-hotel worker who lied about his link to a pizza bar, causing South Australia to go into..
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South Australia 'not out of the woods yet' as one new coronavirus case recorded

South Australia has recorded no new locally-transmitted coronavirus cases and just one fresh infection as it prepares to lift a statewide lockdown.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: South Australia comes out of lockdown early after lie discovered

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South Australia will end its "circuit breaker" lockdown tonight, three days earlier than officially planned, after it was discovered that a man connected to a recent outbreak lied to contact..
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SA police form taskforce to probe the 'lie' that sparked the state's coronavirus lockdown

A task force will investigate the circumstances around misleading information being given to South Australian contact tracers that sparked a statewide lockdown.
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Covid: Pizza worker's 'lie' forced South Australia lockdown

South Australia went into lockdown because a man with Covid-19 had misled health officials, police say.
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South Australia eases restrictions as premier reveals close contact ‘deliberately misled’ authorities

Despite needing to trace and isolate a whole new group of close contacts, the state will begin relaxing restrictions, with family groups allowed to exercise together effective immediately.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Push to send virus-stricken Aussies to the desert

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Australia's hotel quarantine system is under the microscope again after the source of an outbreak in South Australia was found to come from the highly-infectious hotels.There are growing calls to..
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South Australia enters second day of lockdown as Victoria closes its borders

New testing sites are being opened on Friday afternoon, close to two regional Victorian towns where virus fragments were detected.
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Vic shuts SA border, initiates test blitz

New testing sites are being opened close to two regional Victorian towns where virus fragments were detected, as the state shuts its border to South Australia.
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No new coronavirus cases in South Australia as state enters lockdown, Victoria closes border

South Australia has reported no new COVID-19 cases on its first day of lockdown, but there are more suspected infections under investigation.
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South Australia reports no new COVID-19 cases as the state enters lockdown

South Australia has reported no new COVID-19 cases on its first day of lockdown, but there are more suspected infections under investigation.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: The cough that triggered South Australia lockdown

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South Australia has hopefully caught its second wave of coronavirus just in time.But detecting that strain all came down to the persistence of one young doctor at Adelaide's Lyell McEwin Hospital, who..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Huge mistake that led to virus spread in South Australia

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It could be the undoing of South Australia's previously flawless quarantine system — how a security guard working at the state's medi-hotels was allowed to make pizza on the side.That security guard,..
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South Australia enters day one of 'circuit-breaker' lockdown to curb coronavirus outbreak

South Australians are in day one of a six-day lockdown that aims to provide a "circuit-breaker" to control a worrying cluster of COVID-19 cases in Adelaide.
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SA enters day one of coronavirus lockdown

South Australians are in day one of a six-day lockdown which aims to provide a "circuit-breaker" to control a worrying cluster of COVID-19 cases in Adelaide.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Why South Australia locked down - New terrifying virus strain revealed

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South Australia introduces 6-day lockdown as COVID-19 'circuit-breaker'

The South Australian government has announced comprehensive restrictions under a six-day lockdown as it fights to stamp out a coronavirus cluster. Universities, pubs, cafes and food courts will be at a..
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Covid-19: South Australia to enter 'circuit breaker' lockdown

State officials say a "six day pause" on all community activity is crucial to curbing the virus' spread.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: South Australia, Adelaide shuts down for six days in immediate lockdown

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South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has announced an immediate six-day lockdown in a bid to squash Adelaide's growing cluster.Marshall said he needed to "go hard and go early" to stop coronavirus..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: How South Australia's Covid cluster is eerily mirroring Victoria's horror outbreak

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Hotel quarantine, a large family and multiple complicated movements – South Australia is racing to contain a horror situation that's eerily familiar. An infection leak from hotel quarantine, a large..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Source of South Australia outbreak revealed

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Details surrounding the initial source of Adelaide's coronavirus cluster have been revealed as South Australia races to contain its current Covid-19 outbreak.Genomic testing has found the mystery..
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People in NSW urged to delay non-essential travel to SA as state battles coronavirus outbreak

People in NSW have been asked not to travel to South Australia unless it's essential but NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian insists the borders remain open.
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Federal authorities send in the troops as South Australia battles coronavirus cluster

The federal government is keeping a watchful eye on Adelaide's coronavirus cluster, which has grown to 20 people with another case under investigation.
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'This is an early warning': South Australians urged to get tested as Adelaide records five new coronavirus cases

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Victoria has now gone 18 days without recording a single new coronavirus infection

As Victoria closely monitors arrivals from South Australia, the state has now gone 18 days without new coronavirus cases or deaths.
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Vic virus-free streak extends to 18 days

As Victoria closely monitors arrivals from South Australia, the state has now gone 18 days without new coronavirus cases or deaths.
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Two more aged care workers test positive as South Australia wakes up to new COVID-19 restrictions

Anglicare South Australia says two more workers at its aged care home in Brompton in Adelaide's northern suburbs have tested positive to COVID-19.
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South Australia braces for spike in coronavirus cases as new restrictions come into force

As South Australia reintroduced sweeping coronavirus restrictions at midnight, the state's police chief says he's confident in the level of security at Adelaide's quarantine hotels despite one being..
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Australia captain Paine self-isolating after coronavirus outbreak in South Australia

Australia's Test captain Tim Paine is among a host of cricketers self-isolating following a coronavirus outbreak in South Australia.
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'Biggest test to date': SA premier announces new restrictions to combat Adelaide's coronavirus cluster

A raft of new restrictions will come into effect from midnight tonight after a cluster of coronavirus cases in Adelaide rose to 17.
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