Victoria registers 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Victoria registers 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Victoria has registered 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths as tighter border rules have come into force to respond to the new Omicron variant. There are now 11,331 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 503 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak. There are 283 people in the hospital … Read more

Fireball Whiskey and Vic’s Meats join forces to offer Australians a unique glazed Christmas ham

Fireball Whiskey and Vic’s Meats join forces to offer Australians a unique glazed Christmas ham

Fireball Whiskey will not end 2021 without having an impact. The heady brand is known for its spicy collaborations, and the latest might just take the cake. The brand has teamed up with Vic’s Meats in Sydney to launch a Fireball-laced Christmas ham in a limited edition for anyone who wants something a little different … Read more

Wyndham wax hub set to close

Wyndham wax hub set to close

Rebecca McDonald / November 26, 2021 State-run vaccination centers, including one at the Wyndham, will close this weekend after the state passes its 90 percent double vaccination rate target – but the Victorian government says there will be no change in regional centers at the moment. The clinic at Wyndham’s Eagle Stadium, along with another … Read more

At least 20,000 protesters storm Melbourne CBD over mandatory vaccines and passports

At least 20,000 protesters storm Melbourne CBD over mandatory vaccines and passports

Thousands of “freedom rally” protesters in Melbourne and Sydney are demonstrating against vaccine mandates, passports and previous government-imposed lockdown restrictions. Huge crowds of protesters have arrived outside Melbourne’s state parliament and in cities across Australia to protest mandatory vaccinations and the vaccine pass. As previously seen in rallies across the last few months, members of … Read more

Victoria Police chase man trying to saw off head of Melbourne’s Fallen Fruit ‘banana sculpture Rose Street in Fitzroy

Victoria Police chase man trying to saw off head of Melbourne’s Fallen Fruit ‘banana sculpture Rose Street in Fitzroy

A man has been filmed partially beheading a divisive Melbourne art installation of a giant banana character. The sculpture called Fallen Fruit, which depicts a half-peeled banana with a human skull cut into the top, sits on Rose Street in Fitzroy. It has sparked debate over its impact on the area’s aesthetics, and whether it … Read more

Woolloomooloo’s Wharf is ready for a big change as Il Pontile brings regional Italian flair

Woolloomooloo’s Wharf is ready for a big change as Il Pontile brings regional Italian flair

Woolloomooloo’s iconic Finger Wharf would be a dream place for any restaurateur, so I could not even begin to imagine how happy Mario Percuoco is right now. As the son of Buon Ricardo’s Armando Percuoco, there’s an obvious pedigree and love of hospitality that lies behind Mario’s new venture, called Il Pontile, which has replaced … Read more

Thousands gather in Melbourne, Sydney and across Australia in orchestrated protests against COVID-19 vaccines, restrictions

Thousands gather in Melbourne, Sydney and across Australia in orchestrated protests against COVID-19 vaccines, restrictions

Thousands of people have once again turned up in Australian cities to protest against COVID-19 restrictions and vaccination requirements. A group known as the Millions March Against Mandatory Vaccination organized protests in more than two dozen cities and towns across the country. Protesters of all ages – from children to adults – gathered in huge … Read more

The Yarra Council’s $ 22,000 banana sculpture was vandalized

The Yarra Council’s $ 22,000 banana sculpture was vandalized

The unusual statue, which was funded by a Melbourne city council, has been destroyed a few weeks after being installed. An unusual $ 22,000 banana sculpture funded by a Melbourne council has been vandalized just weeks after being installed. Victoria Police are now seeking public help to identify the man who allegedly tried to remove … Read more

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