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Victoria is tightening its coronavirus restrictions as it reports several new cases – with face masks mandatory indoors from tonight

Masks will be mandatory indoors across Victoria from 5pm on Thursday under the state’s latest coronavirus restrictions. It comes as Melbourne recorded three new coronavirus cases. Victoria’s government is also encouraging residents not to travel to New South Wales. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more stories. Victoria has tightened […]
Victoria is tightening its coronavirus restrictions as it reports several new cases – with face masks mandatory indoors from tonight
Markets

Australians are turning away from buying new homes in every state but one

Australian home sales have been slipping for the last 12 months, dropping 12.8% according to the latest figures. The Housing Industry Association (HIA), noted that a decent quarterly result wasn’t enough to substantially offset the year-long decline. But South Australia is the one state managing to buck the trend, which […]
Australians are turning away from buying new homes in every state but one
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FEELING THE HEAT: Adelaide records hottest day ever, hits a sweltering 46.3C

Adelaide is sweating through the hottest day ever recorded with the mercury hitting 46.3C at 2.50pm Thursday afternoon. The maximum temperature beats the previous record of 46.1C, recorded on January 12, 1939 — 80 years ago. And Hilary Wilson, Meteorologist at the South Australian Bureau of Meterology told Business Insider […]
FEELING THE HEAT: Adelaide records hottest day ever, hits a sweltering 46.3C
Tech

By every measure, the giant Tesla battery is a winner for South Australia

It’s now clear the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery installation has done nothing but kick goals for Tesla and the South Australian government since it was switched on back in December 2017. The latest win came for French company Neoen, the owner of Hornsdale Power Reserve which houses the battery at […]
By every measure, the giant Tesla battery is a winner for South Australia
Markets

An asthma alert has gone out as a dust storm hits South Australia

A dust storm has hit parts of South Australia. Medical authorities are warning people with respiratory and cardiac conditions to take precautions. Awareness of asthma from storms has increased since several deaths in Melbourne in November 2016 from thunderstorm asthma. This July is the driest for South Australia since 1999, […]
An asthma alert has gone out as a dust storm hits South Australia