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Qld bans diplomat quarantine exemptions

Queensland will no longer offer hotel quarantine exemptions to diplomats after a coronavirus-infected contractor used the loophole to enter the state from Afghanistan.

Retail hit hard amid Vic virus measures

Most retail in Melbourne will be closed to customers while tight restrictions will be in place at construction and meat processing sites, as part of...

Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok's US ops

Microsoft Corp says it will push ahead with talks to acquire the US operations of Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok, a potential blockbuster deal that could...

Vic crackdown will help NSW: Berejiklian

Victoria's state of disaster declaration and Melbourne's hard lockdown will help secure the border with NSW and curb the spread of coronavirus into the state,...

Vic Stage 4 business closures, changes

STAGE FOUR BUSINESS CLOSURES AND CHANGES FOR MELBOURNEOPEN FOR ON-SITE WORK WITH COVID SAFE PLAN:* Supermarkets and grocery stores including liquor shops* Fuel retailers* Pharmacies*...

Virus-hit Vic enters 'state of disaster'

A state of disaster has been declared in Victoria, with harsh COVID-19 restrictions on movement across Melbourne and an overnight curfew to be enforced by...