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#Victoria

# victoria - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Australian state 'p****d off' after Messi's Argentina pull out of highly anticipated clash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Australian state 'p****d off' after Messi's Argentina pull out of highly anticipated clash

May 12th 2022, 10:29 PM 8,823 Views 6 Comments

Ticket holders for the clash at Melbourne Cricket Ground will be eligible for refunds.

# victoria - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Australia's Melbourne and surrounding Victoria ordered into five-day lockdown
# Covid Outbreak
# Covid Outbreak

Australia's Melbourne and surrounding Victoria ordered into five-day lockdown

Jul 15th 2021, 8:54 AM 19,935 Views 23 Comments

The largely Covid-free country is trying to halt an outbreak of the Delta variant.

# victoria - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'
# Victoria
# Victoria

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:29 AM 19,171 Views 12 Comments

The Victoria Government said it wouldn’t apologise for saving people’s lives.

# victoria - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October
# Victoria
# Victoria

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October

Sep 6th 2020, 10:52 AM 62,102 Views 75 Comments

Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.

# victoria - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented
# Victoria
# Victoria

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented

Aug 12th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,637 Views 5 Comments

Non-essential businesses are shut and an overnight curfew is in effect in Melbourne as part of the restrictions in Victoria.

# victoria - Monday 6 July, 2020

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike
# Clusters
# Clusters

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike

Jul 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 25,040 Views 9 Comments

Victoria – home to more than 6.6 million people – announced a record 127 new cases today.

# victoria - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Australian state of Victoria rolls back on easing restrictions as Covid-19 cases begin to rise again
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

Australian state of Victoria rolls back on easing restrictions as Covid-19 cases begin to rise again

Jun 20th 2020, 10:31 AM 34,064 Views 25 Comments

Victoria’s premier said he was ‘frustrated’ and ‘disappointed’ at the increase, although relatively small, in recent days.

# victoria - Monday 3 February, 2020

Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged
# Logging
# Logging

Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:59 AM 17,065 Views 13 Comments

Those responsible could face steep fines under laws designed to protect Australia’s native wildlife.

# victoria - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief
# Melbourne Match Up
From The42
# Melbourne Match Up

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Jan 9th 2020, 1:20 PM 14,194 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

# victoria - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires
# Australia's Burning
# Australia's Burning

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

Dec 31st 2019, 11:59 AM 42,357 Views 26 Comments

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

# victoria - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal
# Victoria
# Victoria

Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal

May 7th 2019, 3:35 PM 57,449 Views 0 Comments

The couple are holding out hope that Australia’s Immigration Minister will intervene.

# victoria - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia
# Victoria
# Victoria

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia

Apr 17th 2019, 7:31 AM 26,068 Views 18 Comments

The Australian Deer Association said it was rare for deer to attack people.

# victoria - Friday 8 February, 2019

Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open
# Going Strong
From The42
# Going Strong

Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open

Feb 8th 2019, 1:57 PM 2,806 Views 1 Comment

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, also made the cut in the women’s event.

# victoria - Friday 18 January, 2019

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Jan 18th 2019, 7:03 AM 21,010 Views 22 Comments

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

# victoria - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians
# World Cup Of Golf
From The42
# World Cup Of Golf

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians

Nov 24th 2018, 2:03 PM 2,570 Views 0 Comments

The Irish pair reversed their poor second round to climb back into the top 10.

# victoria - Thursday 24 May, 2018

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute
# Emile Cilliers
# Emile Cilliers

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

May 24th 2018, 10:42 PM 34,524 Views 25 Comments

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

# victoria - Monday 16 April, 2018

Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australia
# Victoria
# Victoria

Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australia

Apr 16th 2018, 5:59 PM 33,162 Views 19 Comments

Buruli ulcer, a leprosy-like disease that rots flesh, is usually found in parts of Africa.

# victoria - Friday 12 January, 2018

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia
# Wanted
# Wanted

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia

Jan 12th 2018, 2:37 PM 64,381 Views 32 Comments

Daniel Twohig is wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences.

# victoria - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack
# Australia
# Australia

Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:02 AM 8,994 Views 0 Comments

12 people remain in hospital, three of whom are in a critical condition.

# victoria - Friday 22 December, 2017

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack
# Australia
# Australia

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:39 AM 19,172 Views 45 Comments

Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.

# victoria - Monday 2 October, 2017

British viewers were shocked by the portrayal of the Famine in last night's episode of Victoria
# Victoria
From The Daily Edge
# Victoria

British viewers were shocked by the portrayal of the Famine in last night's episode of Victoria

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 PM 40,601 Views 3 Comments

“I wasn’t taught these things, but it’s important history not to be forgotten.”

# victoria - Friday 1 September, 2017

Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison
# Adrian Bayley
# Adrian Bayley

Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison

Sep 1st 2017, 9:07 AM 30,786 Views 40 Comments

Adrian Bayley is currently detained at Barwon Prison in Victoria.

# victoria - Monday 27 March, 2017

People are loving Harper Beckham's adorable Mother's Day card she made for Victoria
# Best Frend
From The Daily Edge
# Best Frend

People are loving Harper Beckham's adorable Mother's Day card she made for Victoria

Mar 27th 2017, 10:02 AM 6,510 Views 2 Comments

STOP.

# victoria - Friday 17 February, 2017

A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork
# I Say
# I Say

A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork

Feb 17th 2017, 6:05 AM 27,496 Views 109 Comments

The Cork Street Names Campaign says it is focused on removing the names of “criminals and aristocrats” from street signs around Cork city.

# victoria - Monday 2 January, 2017

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne
# Beaches
# Beaches

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:30 PM 36,388 Views 8 Comments

There’s a bit of a nasty surprise waiting in the water.

# victoria - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia

Nov 27th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,681 Views 3 Comments

The rare event triggered respiratory problems for asthma and hay fever sufferers.

# victoria - Monday 28 December, 2015

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire
# Australia
# Australia

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Dec 28th 2015, 2:40 PM 6,999 Views 0 Comments

Police officers hand-fed the animal, who has been nicknamed Constable K Bear.

# victoria - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Look at this koala trying to 'steal' a Land Rover
# Like A Boss
From The Daily Edge
# Like A Boss

Look at this koala trying to 'steal' a Land Rover

Feb 25th 2015, 8:10 AM 2,921 Views 1 Comment

Australia, eh?

# victoria - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
# Lives At Risk
# Lives At Risk

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,467 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

# victoria - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Santa robbed a post office in Australia
# Bad Santa
# Bad Santa

Santa robbed a post office in Australia

Nov 15th 2014, 11:31 AM 11,024 Views 23 Comments

He demanded money which he then placed in a red sack before making his escape.

# victoria - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim
# Victoria's Victories
From The Daily Edge
# Victoria's Victories

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim

Jun 24th 2014, 10:28 AM 8,236 Views 4 Comments

KFC launched a private investigation to look into claims.

# victoria - Friday 17 January, 2014

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat
# Hot In Herrre
From The Daily Edge
# Hot In Herrre

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat

Jan 17th 2014, 11:35 AM 9,765 Views 0 Comments

Melted shoes. Melted everything!

# victoria - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event

Nov 28th 2013, 10:46 AM 13,844 Views 14 Comments

The officer at the centre of the storm has defended the use of a graphic image of the murdered Drogheda woman.

# victoria - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne

Sep 12th 2013, 6:57 AM 34,198 Views 63 Comments

Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday.

# victoria - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails

Jul 24th 2013, 1:11 PM 10,586 Views 19 Comments

The state premier of Victoria has said members of the board will now sit down with Jill Meagher’s husband to listen to his concerns.

# victoria - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years

Jun 19th 2013, 6:39 AM 7,287 Views 29 Comments

Adrian Bayley was told by the judge that he had “little compunction about sexual offending when the mood took”.

# victoria - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Parole law changes mean Jill Meagher killing 'couldn't happen today'
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Parole law changes mean Jill Meagher killing 'couldn't happen today'

Jun 13th 2013, 11:03 AM 4,998 Views 10 Comments

The parole system in Victoria has been overhauled in the wake of Jill’s murder, a state minister says.

# victoria - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Parole laws under review in Victoria in wake of Jill Meagher case
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Parole laws under review in Victoria in wake of Jill Meagher case

Jun 12th 2013, 9:30 AM 6,419 Views 21 Comments

The Premier of Victoria said he was “shocked, surprised and astounded” that Jill’s killer had been allowed to walk free.

# victoria - Monday 27 May, 2013

Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up

May 27th 2013, 12:23 PM 6,283 Views 82 Comments

A fear of scandal and a greater concern for reputation led to the systemic cover-up, George Pell admitted.

# victoria - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

PICS: Rubbish collector rescues dog left in a bin bag
# Happy Ending
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Ending

PICS: Rubbish collector rescues dog left in a bin bag

Apr 17th 2013, 11:56 AM 1,272 Views 1 Comment

It’s a tale of survival, thankfully with a happy ending.

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