The wild winter storms have left chaos, destruction and flooding in parts of Victoria and there are still entire towns left without power and telecommunications.
The State Emergency Service (SES) was inundated with over 9,000 requests for assistance. Read more
Almost all of the restrictions placed on Victorians during the five-day snap lockdown will be removed at 11.59pm tonight. Most rules will revert back to pre-circuit breaker lockdown levels, but a few will remain stricter. Read more
With community transmission of Coronavirus reoccurring in Victoria, the Premier announced earlier today that the state will enter into a five-day "short, sharp circuit-breaker" stage-4 lockdown, effective midnight tonight (Friday) until midnight on Wednesday 17th February. Read more
BOM Warns of scorching temperatures and potential bushfires: Whilst it might have been a relatively mild summer so far, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) have warned of extreme heatwave conditions in Australia’s south-east this weekend and through next week, with residents being asked to brace f... Read more
From 6pm this evening until 6pm on Monday 11 January 2021, people who reside in the local government areas (LGAs) of Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Moreton Bay and Redlands will not be allowed to leave their homes for anything other than essential reasons such as: receiving or providing medical care,... Read more