The world no. 13 has apologised for criticising the Victorian government's handling of the Australian Open quarantine saga after he compared his lockdown to prison, saying the comments were private and taken out of context.
- by David Estcourt
Tennis Australia has disputed a statement from Victorian health officials declaring two tennis players who arrived in Melbourne for the Australian Open have been diagnosed with coronavirus.
- by Aisha Dow and Scott Spits
Health authorities are continuing to search for the sources of coronavirus infections recorded in western and northern Sydney over the past month.
- by Tom Rabe and Mary Ward
The world No. 13 compared quarantine to being in jail and pointed the blame squarely at the Victorian government.
- by Sam Phillips
A new warning against overseas travel has sparked calls for billions of dollars in aid for the tourism industry as bans on international border crossings are set to continue throughout 2021.
- by David Crowe
The state worst-affected by the pandemic will lead the nation's economic recovery this year.
- by Jennifer Duke
2021 is shaping up to be a challenge for Victoria's opposition, while social media platforms may face a reckoning.
- by Jon Faine
Victoria's efforts to accommodate international tennis players and students is riling farmers, who are struggling with labour shortages due to COVID restrictions.
- by Mike Foley
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has shot down suggestions of moving the state’s hotel quarantine system to the regions as the Queensland government considers processing returned travellers in mining camps.
- by Tom Rabe and Lydia Lynch
Farmers are calling for a solution to labour shortages due to COVID restrictions, warning rogue operators may seek to fill the gap with undocumented workers.
- by Mike Foley