Surging COVID-19 numbers in Victoria have led to Melbourne moving to Stage 4 restrictions, with other states and territories in Australia watching closely. As the number of cases surged to 11,557 in Victoria, the state was left with little choice but to ramp up restrictions in a bid to halt the number of infections and ensure the health care system was not overwhelmed - which would lead to unnecessary deaths. The big...

Queensland businesses are being urged to not get complacent about the threat of COVID-19 following hot spots flaring up in New South Wales over the weekend. It comes after Victoria was forced back into lockdown, recording a further 270 new cases on Monday to bring the state's tally up to 4224 active cases of the virus. Melbourne and Mitchell Shire were both put back on stage three restrictions on July 8 with...