First for news in Melbourne with Peter Mitchell Monday to Friday and Jennifer Keyte on Saturday and Sunday at 6pm.
A breakthrough breast cancer treatment is now being covered by the pharmaceutical benefits scheme. It works by inhibiting two proteins that drive the growth of tumour cells in women with certain types of breast cancer. #7NEWS
Melbourne Zoo is reopening to the public on Tuesday, and members of the local long-limbed siamang family are finding their voice. Siamangs are native to tropical forests found in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. #7NEWS
Australian coach Justin Langer says he’s put to bed any dressing room tensions which threatened to derail the summer. The Aussies kicked off their T20 world cup with a nail-biting win over South Africa. @laura_spurway #7Cricket #7NEWS
Australia’s first Winter Olympic athletes are in China, getting a feel for the 2022 Beijing Games with just 103 days to go. Victorian Bree Walker emerged from the most unlikely place to race for gold in bobsled. @MattCarmichael #7NEWS
Police are preparing to launch their aerial arsenal as part of a crackdown on COVID rule breakers. High powered drones will be used to find people not wearing masks, and cars too far from home. @tdolling #7NEWS
A Melbourne mum has smashed the world record for the most burpees in 60 minutes by a female. 37-year-old Elizabeth Llorente trained for three months leading up to the feat, soaring past the previous best of 1321 with her 1490-burpee effort. #7News