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Vacancy rates are still rising in Melbourne as the city struggles to fill inner-suburban apartments

Despite Melbourne’s reopening, tenants are not rushing back to the inner-city. Vacancy rates largely continue to rise in the city’s inner suburbs, including Stonnington, Whitehorse, Yarra, Port Phillip, and Boroondara. It has helped keep around 27,000 Melbourne properties empty, while Tasmania and South Australia experience increasingly tight rental markets. Visit […]
Vacancy rates are still rising in Melbourne as the city struggles to fill inner-suburban apartments
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Victoria could have more people on JobKeeper than the rest of Australia combined, as the state government considers extending the stage 4 lockdown

The federal government has ramped up its attacks on the Victorian premier and the ongoing lockdown in the state. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg called Victoria’s response “the biggest public policy failure by a state government in living memory” as Treasury numbers showed Victorians could soon make up 60% of all JobKeeper […]
Victoria could have more people on JobKeeper than the rest of Australia combined, as the state government considers extending the stage 4 lockdown
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Uber Eats and Deliveroo have been given the green light to deliver groceries and medicine during Melbourne’s lockdown

Deliveroo and Uber Eats are being permitted to operate under Melbourne’s tough level four restrictions. While food delivery demand remains high during the pandemic, the companies have diversified into delivering groceries and medicines as well. It comes as the Victorian state government clarifies its Melbourne restrictions to allow Australia Post, […]
Uber Eats and Deliveroo have been given the green light to deliver groceries and medicine during Melbourne’s lockdown
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Scott Morrison says it’s ‘unlikely’ borders will open by Christmas – and the complete lifting of restrictions isn’t looking good either

Australia’s international borders won’t open before 2021, the prime minister has predicted. Scott Morrison also cast doubt on the complete lifting of restrictions anytime soon, as Victoria battles to contain its coronavirus outbreak. “I doubt the medical situation will enable it,” the prime minister said. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage […]
Scott Morrison says it’s ‘unlikely’ borders will open by Christmas – and the complete lifting of restrictions isn’t looking good either