Olympic snowboarder Alex "Chumpy" Pullin has been remembered as a champion athlete and champion bloke after dying in a spearfishing accident on the Gold Coast.
Victorians have been blocked from travelling to Tasmania and anyone who arrives from the state without an exemption will be turned away at their own cost.
VICTORIA'S LATEST CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:AS OF JULY 8* 134 new cases* Total number of cases: 2942* 11 new cases linked to outbreaks* 123 under investigation* No new cases in returned international travellers* 75 infections in total...
A new group of spiders that build burrows well-hidden by camouflaged hinge-doors has been discovered in eastern Australia.
Local mayors are trying to extend the boundary for exemption permits beyond Albury and Wodonga as the twin towns manage life with a closed NSW-Victoria border.
Melbourne and some regional Victorian towns have been ordered back into lockdown for six weeks after the state was hit with a record 191 coronavirus cases.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has warned Melbourne's coronavirus outbreak could be replicated in other parts of the country, as the city reverts to a six-week lockdown.
MELBOURNE'S SECOND LOCKDOWN* The six-week lockdown starts at 11.59pm on Wednesday.AREAS BACK UNDER STAGE THREE RESTRICTIONS:* Metropolitan Melbourne covering 30 Local Government Areas - Banyule, Hume, Moreland, Bayside, Kingston, Mornington Peninsula, Boroondara, Knox, Nillumbik, Manningham,...
Hundreds of Australian Defence Force troops are being deployed to help ringfence Melbourne as the Victorian capital is forced into a second coronavirus lockdown.
Victoria is shut off from the rest of the country after a record number of coronavirus cases prompted NSW to close their border.