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Deserted Melbourne Street
Photograph: Twitter/@br19800

These photos of Melbourne’s busiest places show how empty the city now is

Rebecca Russo
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Rebecca Russo

It’s crazy to think how much has changed in a month. Right now, Melbourne is basically a ghost town. We’ve all been told to stay home and practise physical distancing, which means many of Melbourne’s usually bustling streets are pretty much empty – take a look below. 

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Bourke Street Mall

Federation Square

Flinders Street Station

Peak hour on the 75 tram

Flinders Street

Various corners of the city

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