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Australia Day lamb ads
2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCIMYjqWxwA
2016-20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=at_7GYSbhWA
2012: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1cA2lBfYuc

Australia Day tram photo : https://tdu.to/i/69070

Tues.26.1.21 Metro Twitter
Australia Day Public Holiday: Trains will run to a Saturday timetable, with extra trains for the BBL at the MCG and ALeague at AAMIPark Night Trains will not operate tonight.
Due to the Australia Day public holiday today, public transport services will operate to a Saturday timetable, but some services may be altered or will not run.
11.01 Pakenham/Cranbourne lines: Major delays (police attending to a trespasser near Dandenong). Trains will be held.
- 11.09 clearing
- Thank you to the driver of the 10.13 ex Pakenham for doing the right thing and keeping the passengers updated.
18.02 & 18.08  Upfield line: Major delays (police near Fawkner). Trains may terminate/originate at Batman.
19.18 Pakenham line: Major delays (police attending to trespassers near Officer).
- 19.53 clearing
Buses replace trains North Melbourne - Upfield from 20.20 until the last train (maintenance works).
Werribee/Sunbury/Craigieburn/Upfield lines: All trains run direct to/from Flinders St from 21.00 until the last train (works). From loop stations, take a train from pfm 2 to Southern Cross.
22.39 Pakenham/Cranbourne/Frankston lines:  Major delays (police near Caulfield).
- 22.50 clearing.
0.01  Sandringham line: Major delays (police near Middle Brighton).
- 0.25 clearing
0.26 Werribee/Sunbury/Craigieburn lines: Major delays (police near Spencer St).
- 0.49 clearing.

~26.1 Sat.5.12.20 Melbourne 'Herald Sun' 
Back to school School buses will operate as normal across Victoria in Term 1. Students over 12 years old must wear a fitted face mask on public transport. See Back to school travel advice and updates for more information.
Return to work Download our Return to Work factsheet (PDF) 587 KB for information and advice about how you can travel on the network with confidence.
Checking tickets With COVIDSafe Plans in place, Authorised Officers and Conductors are on the network supporting customers and carrying out their full range of duties, including ticket checking. Make sure you have a valid ticket to travel.
Translated resources For people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, there are translated resources available for travelling on public transport.

Ivanhoe siblings missing from station found safe. Ashleigh McMillan and Carolyn Webb. January 26, 2021
A pair of young siblings missing for almost 24 hours after disappearing near a station in Melbourne’s north-east have been found safe, police say.
Zoe, 7, and Christian, 11, from Ivanhoe, had been last seen on Monday at 3.30pm near the Mernda train station, about 27 kilometres north-east of the CBD.
Zoe, 7, and Christian, 11, were missing for almost 24 hours from about 3.30pm on January 25.
News that the siblings had been found arrived just after 2pm as Victoria Police was speaking to the media outside Heidelberg police station.
Acting Senior Sergeant Robyn Waite said the children had been found safe and well. She said more details would be released later.

China's affair with the global grains market continues. Grain Brokers Australia 26 Jan 2021 with ATN, for v-n

Rolling coverage: New Zealand travellers in Victoria told to isolate. Josh Fagan and Tom Minear January 26, 2021 22 comments with ATN

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