Melbourne Lockdown Until Christmas. The lockdown went into place hours before the border between the state of Victoria, of which Melbourne is the capital, and New South Wales (NSW) was due to close. Calls for national leadership needed to curtail spread.
Furious Melbourne locals launch into heated stoush with orthodox Jews as they accuse them of breaking the city's harsh lockdown laws. Could the rule of six be eased for Christmas? At midnight last night, metropolitan Melbourne returned to lockdown and is scheduled to stay there until late August.
Could the rule of six be eased for Christmas?
Hospitality businesses will return to takeaway only, visitors will not be allowed at homes and public gatherings will.
Thankfully Melbourne has a number of December Christmas markets giving you ample opportunity to grab gifts that will make your loved ones smile on. Calls for national leadership needed to curtail spread. Official figures show a spike in new cases and a "pinch" in being able to get tests after lockdown was eased.