Hundreds of homes in Victoria have been "inundated", while a further 500 properties were surrounded by floods and cut off from emergency services, state leader said.
Australia's Victoria state urges international athletes to get vaccinated if they want to play in the Australian Open.
Sydney, Australia's largest city, is into its sixth week of a lockdown as it struggles with a spike in infections that added nearly 3,500 cases since the first one was detected in a limousine driver who transported overseas airline crew.
Australian authorities are on high alert after detecting the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant for the first time in the country, sparking concerns cases could spike.
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The outbreak leaked from an airport hotel that was housing international travellers undergoing mandatory quarantine and has so far infected 13 people, including hotel staff and their families.
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The announcement was to be made on Sunday, but was cancelled because of an outbreak of cases reported in Melbourne.
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Students of New South Wales, the most populous state, and the northern state of Queensland began going back to school on a limited basis to lessen the risk of spreading the illness, state leaders said.
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