Dwell: Melburnians capable of get a haircut, play golf and tennis for the primary time in months

Live: Melburnians able to get a haircut, play golf and tennis for the first time in months

Victoria wakes to eased restrictions with the 5-kilometre rule prolonged to 25km and as much as 10 individuals from two properties now capable of meet outside.

Golf, tennis and skateparks have been given the inexperienced mild and hairdressers will open in Melbourne for the primary time in two-and-a-half months.

Nevertheless, Victoria’s Shadow Legal professional-Normal Edward O’Donohue says many small companies are upset they can not re-open and haven’t been given any certainty about their future.

Comply with at the moment’s occasions as they unfold.

Dwell updates

Simply nowSunday 18 October 2020 at 11:23pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Key Occasion

Premier Daniel Andrews will maintain his day by day press convention at 11:00am

6minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 11:17pm

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20minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 11:03pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Your barber may be flat out? 


My barbers aren’t choosing up their cellphone this morning – what’s occurring??

-Panic mode


A minimum of that is in response to Shaggy and Cousin It


Huge strains to get into the hairdressers at the moment in Ringwood. However everybody in good spirits and simply excited to embrace the easing of restrictions.


Cousin It

-The road on the barbers this morning was so long as my hair!




23minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:59pm

By Nicholas McElroy

What time will they be telling us what time Dan will likely be talking?



32minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:50pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Victoria information 4 new coronavirus circumstances and one dying


The brand new circumstances convey the rolling 14-day common for Melbourne right down to 7.2, whereas in regional Victoria it stays at 0.5.


Talking earlier than the discharge of at the moment’s figures, epidemiologist James McCaw from the College of Melbourne warned that Victoria was not out of the woods but.

“We’re nonetheless, by and huge, totally inclined to this virus,” Professor McCaw mentioned.

“A vaccine is a good distance away, so even with essentially the most compliant inhabitants that’s doing all the things it ought to, there may be nonetheless a threat that we’ll get an outbreak.”

“We now have to organize to be on this for the lengthy haul and we definitely have to stay with the virus – no-one may be locked down for years.”

35minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:48pm

By Nicholas McElroy

The Victorian case breakdown


May we have now a break down of the 4 circumstances at the moment please?



Hey Legend.


These particulars will are available in due time. They’re prone to come up on the Premier’s press convention or be in the Chief Well being Officer’s day by day breakdown, each of that are due later at the moment.


(And no, we do not have a time for Premier Daniel Andrew’s press convention simply but both)

41minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:41pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Nationwide Cupboard was postponed to this week 


What occurred to the Nationwide Cupboard?

-Stranded Aussie




58minutes in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:24pm

By Nicholas McElroy

New coronavirus restrictions introduced in Italy


Italy has introduced new coronavirus restrictions in a bid to keep away from a second nationwide lockdown.


Native mayors have been given authority to impose 9:00pm curfews, and prohibit night eating. 


Gyms and public swimming swimming pools have been given every week to place higher security measures in place.


Italy confirmed 11,700 circumstances of coronavirus within the final 24 hours, a document day by day excessive

1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:15pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Federal Authorities defends New Zealand journey bubble



New South Wales and the Northern Territory agreed to quarantine-free journey and New Zealand guests started flying into Sydney final Friday.


However the premiers of Victoria and Western Australian have questioned why dozens of the New Zealand arrivals had been then allowed to catch home flights.  


Deputy prime minister Michael McCormack says it ought to not have come as a shock. 


“They, on the finish of the day, have the jurisdictional obligations for their very own State borders however they’re additionally accessible to see the manifests of airways,” he mentioned.


“They’ve been since October 16, these manifests, these passenger logs have been made accessible to governments, to well being ministers, to well being officers, protocol officers within the numerous states and it has been mentioned at Nationwide Cupboard advert nauseam.”

1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:10pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Key Occasion

No new COVID-19 circumstances recorded in Queensland


Queensland’s Chief Well being Officer Dr Jeannette Younger says no new coronavirus circumstances had been recorded within the state in a single day.

1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:09pm

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1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 10:05pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Victorian Authorities rejects criticism from Federal Authorities, enterprise sector on eased restrictions


The Victorian Authorities has rejected criticism from the Federal Authorities and enterprise sector in regards to the easing of coronavirus restrictions.


Hairdressing salons and allied well being providers have re-opened, whereas non-essential exterior house upkeep has resumed. 


Public out of doors gatherings have elevated to 10 from two households and the 5 kilometre journey restrict has expanded to 25 kilometres.


However most retail and hospitality stay shut for now.


The Well being Minister Martin Foley has instructed ABC Radio Melbourne, a cautious and measured strategy is essential.


“We thank the Prime Minister, we thank the federal Well being Minister for his or her partnerships to get us to the place we’re however we have now to take the cautious knowledgeable recommendation based mostly on the information that we have now,” he mentioned.

1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:56pm

By Nicholas McElroy

What adjustments does Daniel Andrews count on from November?


For “Questioning not wandering”… trying on the story breaking down the steps outlined yesterday, the 4 causes to depart house in Melbourne won’t be lifted till 1/11 at this stage.

-Eagle Eye


Thanks Eagle Eye


Premier Daniel Andrews mentioned this was amongst a number of adjustments he forecast for November 1: 


  • Scrapping the 4 causes to depart your private home and permitting individuals to exit for any motive



1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:47pm

By Nicholas McElroy

You’ll be able to train with as much as 10 pals, so long as the group is made up of individuals from not more than two households


Expensive N8cholas,What number of pals can we train with now in our 25km bubble.?I get pleasure from this weblog, I believe your information is honest and sometimes very humorous. What occurs when we have now no extra restrictions will the weblog cease? I’d miss you all😋

-Completely happy 25km bubble individual


That is what the DHHS says:  


  • You’ll be able to train in a gaggle of as much as ten individuals from a most of two households outside in a public place (private coaching is restricted to 2 individuals plus the coach). This replaces the restrict of 5 individuals from a most of two households.


1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:42pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Key Occasion

Victoria information 4 new circumstances, one dying


Victoria has recorded 4 new circumstances of coronavirus and one dying prior to now 24 hours.

The state’s dying toll is now 817.

Melbourne’s 14-day common of latest circumstances has dropped to 7.2, whereas in regional Victoria it is 0.5.

The variety of circumstances in Melbourne with an unknown supply is secure at 15. 

1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:40pm

By Nicholas McElroy

A style of how a few of you feel as restrictions ease


It is the easy pleasures:  


In the present day we grabbed breakfast and low from a favorite cafe 6km from house. It is a good day.

-The small issues


Melburnians are rockstars: 


Good morning Nick!I hope you and everybody else in Melbourne are properly at the moment. What an important day at the moment is!I’ve not made use of my new freedoms but, nevertheless I really feel good simply figuring out I can. A large shout out to my fellow Melburnians for getting by these previous few tough months. You’re all ROCKSTARS! Keep secure and properly everybody xx

-So flippin joyful!


For some, the easing of restrictions has provided little reduction: 


I believe calling it thrilling instances is a bit excessive. Nothing a lot has modified for a lot of 1000’s of Victorians, particularly those who nonetheless cant get again to work. So the rope has been prolonged a little bit, however we’re nonetheless tied up.

-False Freedom

I went to mattress feeling aweful after yesterdays bulletins and its no higher this morning. The 25km restriction remains to be a big infringement on our freedoms and lives for thus many people. Actually really feel for Dagmar’s scenario. That is now not proportionate given the case numbers and Andrews ought to give a transparent level from which the restriction will likely be scrapped in its entirety, as a substitute of backtracking on his roadmap. We have earned and wish this. Its now come to the purpose of comparisons with the Berlin wall. If ever there was an indication it has gone to far this is able to be it. Grasp in there Dagmar.


1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:33pm

By Nicholas McElroy

1hour in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:25pm

By Nicholas McElroy

From 5km to 25km 


Good morning! And it truly is! Wanting fwd to bursting my 5km bubble, however can’t appear to search out whether or not we’re nonetheless restricted within the causes we will depart house – medical/caregiving, shopping for meals & provides, train, work/research. Has this been detailed wherever? Thanks for the weblog, it’s been my lifeline this 12 months!

-Questioning not wandering


Good morning! That is what the Victorian DHHS has to say about your query: 


“Now you can journey as much as 25 km from your private home or permitted office inside metropolitan Melbourne. This replaces the 5km rule. Journey to regional Victoria remains to be solely allowed for permitted functions even when that is inside 25 kms. This implies you can not journey into regional Victoria for train or recreation.”


“You’ll be able to depart house for any time period to train or see family and friends outside. This replaces the 2 hour restrict on these actions. There aren’t any limits on the variety of instances you’ll be able to depart house.”

2hours in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:14pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Dagmar misplaced her husband throughout lockdown. Melbourne’s 25km restrict means she nonetheless cannot see her household

ABC Information


By Elise Kinsella


For Dagmar Limp, Melbourne’s new journey restrictions imply she will now journey to her favorite butcher, however nonetheless cannot see her daughter.

The 77-year-old lives in Warburton within the Yarra Ranges, and misplaced her husband Klaus two months in the past, throughout Melbourne’s second lockdown.

She hasn’t been capable of see considered one of her daughters, who lives in St Kilda, since her husband’s dying due to the rule stopping Melburnians from travelling greater than 5 kilometres from their properties.

“For some individuals I suppose 25km will make a distinction, however if you’re this far out as I’m in Warburton, properly then it’s no use to me in any respect,” she mentioned.

2hours in the pastSunday 18 October 2020 at 9:05pm

By Nicholas McElroy

Midnight hair cuts and early morning tee instances 


Melburnians have wasted no time making use of their new freedoms, after coronavirus restrictions had been eased yesterday.


Restrictions stopping individuals from going to the hairdresser, or taking part in golf and tennis, had been lifted at midnight.


The 5km journey restriction was additionally prolonged to 25km, giving individuals extra freedom to journey out of their suburbs.


South Yarra hairdresser Joey Scandizzo opened his enterprise at midnight.


“The telephones have been going loopy so we have been attempting to get everyone we will in,” he mentioned.


“As quickly because the clock struck 12 we had been in right here, we obtained all of them completed.”


Some eager golfers turned up early this morning to a golf membership in North Balwyn hoping to be first on the course, solely to search out that the membership didn’t but have council approval to reopen.

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