7 News Melbourne

7 News Melbourne

First for news in Melbourne with Peter Mitchell Monday to Friday and Jennifer Keyte on Saturday and Sunday at 6pm.

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Queen Elizabeth has mourned Prince Philip in solitary silence, captured by one of the most poignant images of her long reign. The widowed monarch sat, dignified and alone, to say goodbye to her husband of 73 years. @hughwhitfeld  @GreenhalghSarah  #7NEWS 

Health fund premiums have jumped again making insurance unaffordable for many Australians. But comparison sites are part of the problem, charging big commissions on your health. @jodilee_7  #7NEWS 

The good news keeps on coming for @melbournefc . Returning to @TomBrowne7  with the details. #7NEWS 

We start at the @MCG  where the @melbournefc  have made it five straight to start the new season, shaking off a stubborn @HawthornFC . Melbourne joins the @westernbulldogs  as the only unbeaten teams with a mouth-watering clash against @Richmond_FC  next. @timwatson32  @_AMcCormack 

@AustralianLabor  is calling on the government to consider nationwide changes to remove stamp duty for homebuyers. The shadow minister believes it would make properties cheaper, but some experts believe it's not the right time. @jenniferbech  #auspol  #7NEWS 

. @MelbourneZoo  is looking to the future as it gets set to mark a milestone birthday. It's the oldest zoo in the southern hemisphere and #7NEWS  went behind the scenes for a special tour. @Peter_Mitchell7 

A lovely Monday morning with bright sunshine. Mostly cloudy in the afternoon but it stays dry, 21C. 7NEWS meteorologist @JaneBunn  with your full forecast. #7NEWS 

Life can't get much better for @westernbulldogs  Bailey Smith. He's @AFL  ‘s new rock star, playing for a club sitting on top of the ladder after its best start to a season since 1946. But behind the long locks, lies a passionate deep thinker. @SeanSowerby7  #7NEWS 

America's consumer watchdog has released frightening video to warn of a threat to children left unattended with home gym equipment. It is taking on a major fitness manufacturer, claiming one of its treadmills could prove deadly. 7NEWS at 6pm | #7NEWS 

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He's the Sydney rescue dog with a unique gift. While his kennel mates were playing fetch, the pup from Campbelltown developed a talent for sniffing out explosives. A skill which has landed him a new job with the @AustralianArmy . 7NEWS at 6pm. #7NEWS 


US biotechnology company @NovavaxInc  is starting human trials of a coronavirus vaccine in Melbourne and Brisbane, with 131 volunteers to test its safety and look for early signs of its effectivene #7NEWSs .

Controversial Independent Senator Fraser Anning has been caught on camera punching a young protester after the boy cracked an egg on the back of his head at an event in Moorabbin. A 17-year-old boy was arrested and released without charge pending investigation. #auspol  #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 

"I've never been to a mosque... I don't want them to feel scared... I want them to know people care” – Touching words from a Gold Coast man visiting a mosque to lay flowers following the Christchurch terror attack. #Christchurch  #7News 

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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 

"I'm never going to get the opportunity to headbutt that c**t again ... so I seized a moment" - Man charged with headbutting Tony Abbott.

They're the pictures that have health authorities on edge tonight - thousands of mask-free Melburnians flocking to beaches ahead of our warmest weekend in seven months. @pauldowsley7  #7NEWS 

While the government boasts about "stopping the boats", 7 News can tonight reveal that more than 64,000 asylum seekers have arrived in Australia by plane in just the last four years. #auspol  #7News