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 2020-08-08 23:52 

The Age

Health versus economy trade-off isn't a solvable equation...

As Victorians suffer through a harsh lockdown, the priorities between health outcomes and economic activity have become even starker....

 2020-08-08 23:11 

The Age

Man and woman charged after police cars rammed in Tweed Heads...

The pair, from Mackay, will face court on Sunday after allegedly ramming the cars following a police chase on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 22:51 

The Age

Tangara school to close for two weeks after second student tests positive...

A second student at Tangara has tested positive for COVID-19, with the school now shut for two weeks and HSC trial exams thrown into chaos....

 2020-08-08 22:51 

The Age

Factory fire in Melbourne's north causes explosions that wake residents in nearby suburbs...

A fire has started at a factory in Melbourne's north and loud bangs can be heard coming from the site....

 2020-08-08 22:06 

The Age

Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria seeks lower case numbers, NSW and Queensland borders restricted, Australia's death toll rises to 278...

Victoria reaches one week since stage four restrictions began while New South Wales deals with mystery cases and Queensland closes its borders....

 2020-08-08 22:06 

The Age

Melbourne factory fire...

Emergency crews are working to contain the spread of a large factory fire in Campbellfield....

 2020-08-08 14:23 

The Age

Victorian kids share their stories of school life in lockdown 2.0...

We asked school students of all ages to write us a letter describing their thoughts and feelings about the past few weeks and telling us how they are managing....

 2020-08-08 14:23 

The Age

Dachshund's incredible journey home thwarted on last leg...

Sea dog Pip travels from North Carolina but gets stuck in Melbourne on last leg to Sydney....

 2020-08-08 14:23 

The Age

Like father, like son: Swans ask questions we all want answered...

While Dr Norman Swan was commenting on the Victorian lockdown this week, his son Jonathan carried out a no-holds barred interview with the US President....

 2020-08-08 14:05 

The Age

Tara Moss among the airline customers 'held hostage' by repeated cancellations...

The Canadian-Australian author and former model can't get home because airlines keep cancelling flights, in a predicament shared by thousands of others....

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

Crossing the line: Why people breach borders and break the rules...

Amid widespread anger at people breaching virus restrictions, behavioural experts say anyone can find themselves in a situation where breaking the rules make sense....

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

'No appetite' to cap venue visits as deputy CMO says pub crawls must end...

Federal Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth begged young people in NSW to...

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

A superb job with icare? No, minister...

We can demand better of our political leaders than NSW's icare debacle....

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

COVID-19 kills off late-night retail as shoppers shun city after dark...

Many retailers have reduced their trading hours as COVID-19 leads to a plunge in foot traffic in Sydney's CBD....

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

'Restless and unsettled': The pandemic is taking its toll on students...

The lost year is taking its toll on the usual progress that schoolchildren make....

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

Lockdown legacy: senior Trinity students get lesson-free day each fortnight...

The Summer Hill private school has introduced a fortnightly lesson-free Monday, so students can make their own learning decisions....

 2020-08-08 14:03 

The Age

'The whole thing is so wrong': Knox and Manly Corso caught in builder's collapse...

Furious creditors are chasing millions as investigations continue into the company's director, who is linked to the Baptist Church....

 2020-08-08 13:45 

The Age

Guns v giving: the trend that says everything about our priorities...

Australia's military spending now eclipses foreign aid by more than 10 to one. And the gap is set to grow....

 2020-08-08 13:43 

The Age

Woman overturns will to force parents to pay for reassignment surgery...

A trans woman who waged a decades-long battle with her conservative Jewish Orthodox parents to compel them into paying for her gender reassignment surgery has won a multimillion-dollar payout from her deceased father's estate....

 2020-08-08 13:43 

The Age

Push for coaches to help relieve mental health crisis...

Up to 450,000 Australians could benefit from low-intensity mental health support, under a proposal to expand access to help for mild to moderate anxiety and depression.....

 2020-08-08 13:43 

The Age

A city divided: COVID-19 finds a weakness in Melbourne's social fault lines...

Politicians say we're all in this together and impose fines on those who transgress, but coronavirus has found out the places where we're divided....

 2020-08-08 13:43 

The Age

Federation Square to improve links to the Yarra...

Federation Square will be opened up to the Yarra in a post-pandemic world with riverside activities and the promotion of its waterfront venues such as Riverland and Pilgrim....

 2020-08-08 13:43 

The Age

Those alone in isolation plead for 'lockdown bubble' rule for one friend...

Lockdown restrictions can be especially tough for those who live alone. Tonya Scibilia would like to see a New Zealand-style policy allowing single people to visit one other household....

 2020-08-08 13:23 

The Age

Something old, something new...

Amid the gloom, glimmers of hope....

 2020-08-08 13:03 

The Age

Hey Melbourne, take it from Michelle, it's OK not to feel OK...

Michelle Obama has put mental health front and centre in discussion of the pandemic, just what we need to hear in Melbourne....

 2020-08-08 13:03 

The Age

These are dark days for Australia's universities...

Our seats of higher learning are running low on public trust at the same time they're tussling with a largely hostile federal government....

 2020-08-08 12:43 

The Age

In the city that's gone to sleep...

Melbourne's first weekend of the most severe civic restrictions in its history was just ''bizarre9;',...

 2020-08-08 12:43 

The Age

Superquiz and Target, Sunday, August 9...

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target....

 2020-08-08 12:43 

The Age

Why are they allowed to get away with this?...

Readers discuss last Sunday Age's article about failings in aged care empire, Heritage Care Pty Ltd....

 2020-08-08 12:03 

The Age

Brett Sutton: Victoria's Chief Health Officer wants to hear from you...

Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton called for questions from the public on Twitter on Saturday, saying he'd try to answer them at future press conferences....

 2020-08-08 11:02 

The Age

Employee at Bunnings Campbelltown tests positive for COVID-19...

Anyone who visited the store in western Sydney this week is being told to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms after an employee tested positive for the virus....

 2020-08-08 10:42 

The Age

Review into far north whale accidents...

Premier Mark McGowan says there will be a review into swimmers being injured by freak whale accidents in Western Australia's far north but the 'tourist activity' will continue....

 2020-08-08 09:22 

The Age

Gallery: The best photos from around the world...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors...

 2020-08-08 09:05 

The Age

People need to change their behaviour to stop COVID. How do you make them?...

Without a vaccine, our best methods for preventing COVID-19 are all behavioural: hand-washing, mask wearing, social distancing, isolating....

 2020-08-08 09:05 

The Age

Best of cartoons, August 9, 2020...

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists....

 2020-08-08 09:03 

The Age

Refugee protest cancelled at the eleventh hour...

A refugee protest that threatened to close the Story Bridge was cancelled at the eleventh hour by organisers who claim police threatened them with violence and arrest....

 2020-08-08 08:42 

The Age

Animal adoptions put on hold...

The tightening of restrictions has forced Victorian shelters to put animal adoptions on hold....

 2020-08-08 08:22 

The Age

Careless whisker turns competitive as Mark makes clean cut from shaving...

Life as a salesman meant a cleanly shaved face for the Queenslander. But then he changed careers and a new hobby sprouted....

 2020-08-08 08:22 

The Age

Teenager killed in high-speed crash...

A teenager has been killed in what police believe was a high-speed crash in Sydney's south, with the victim's two friends in hospital and the 19-year-old driver undergoing surgery....

 2020-08-08 08:02 

The Age

Four-year-old injured after motorbike crashes through barriers at Sydney race...

A four-year-old boy is in hospital with head injuries after a motorbike crashed through barriers and hit him during an indoor race in Sydney's west on Saturday morning....

 2020-08-08 08:02 

The Age

'Right direction': Victoria appears past peak of second wave, experts say...

Victoria's second wave of COVID-19 will turn the corner and lower in the next week, the expert behind government modelling says, if Victorians 'keep their foot on the accelerator'....

 2020-08-08 08:02 

The Age

Casual worker rights must be improved...

Casual workers tend to slide between the cracks at every level....

 2020-08-08 07:02 

The Age

Five-at-a-time rule, site cap pose big challenge for builders...

Melbourne's construction industry is wrestling with tight new limits on operations under the stage four lockdown....

 2020-08-08 05:40 

The Age

'It's safer here': Reopened farmers market draws a steady, masked crowd...

Carriageworks Farmers Markets has reopened after it was forced to close when the inner-city arts venue was placed into voluntary administration earlier this year....

 2020-08-08 04:40 

The Age

142 people stopped at Queensland border in six hours...

Eighteen Queenslanders are among the 142 people turned back at the border in the first six hours after Queensland closed its borders with New South Wales and the ACT....

 2020-08-08 04:14 

The Age

'Residents do not want Chatswood high rises': Why development has sparked war in the North Shore...

Concerns over proposals to redevelop suburban shopping precincts have pitched residents against councils in the Liberal heartland....

 2020-08-08 03:54 

The Age

A skull, an unusual gold filling, no solid clues: inside the forensic files...

A human skull with an unusual gold tooth is found on a secluded beach in the state's south-east with. These are the types of near-uncrackable mysteries on which a group of Victoria's top forensic, criminal and judicial minds are working every day....

 2020-08-08 01:54 

The Age

Tablet interactive: Coronavirus outbreak...

Premier Daniel Andrews reassures Victorians that hope is on the other side of lockdown as the state records 12 deaths and 466 new infections....

 2020-08-08 01:34 

The Age

Man in his 30s one of 12 deaths as Victoria records 466 new cases...

A man aged in his 30s is one of 12 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, as Victoria recorded 466 new cases....

 2020-08-08 01:34 

The Age

NSW records nine new coronavirus cases, including three with no known source...

New South Wales has reported nine new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including three with no known source and the student of a Sydney school....

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