* Victoria had 12 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, its sixth consecutive day in double figures
* One further death took the state's toll to 811 and the national figure to 899.
* Melbourne's 14-day rolling average has risen slightly to 10 but is stable in regional Victoria at 0.4.
* Hopes have been dashed of Melbourne taking all of its forecast stage three steps on Monday given current case numbers.
* Premier Daniel Andrews reiterated Victoria's roadmap out of lockdown will likely be revised.
* Chief health officer Brett Sutton argues Victoria's scenario is profoundly different to other states, despite NSW experiencing similar daily cases.
* The Victorian opposition moved a vote of no confidence against Mr Andrews over his handling of the pandemic.
* The Victorian state government announced a $250 million package to recruit 4100 tutors for the 2021 school year.
* Mr Andrews said Victorian authorities will come after fine dodgers after it was revealed only a fraction of breach penalties have been paid.
* Prime Minister Scott Morrison faces pressure to refine the definition of a coronavirus hotspot to be applicable to regional cities.
* Mr Morrison said the federal government is close to finalising arrangements to use the Howard Springs quarantine facility near Darwin.
* The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported the lowest number of Australians coming back from an overseas holiday on record, with just 8070 people returning in August.
* NSW recorded 13 new cases, with seven locally acquired. Up to 500 people will be permitted to attend seated outdoor music performances from Friday under a loosening of rules.
* Western Australia's health minister urged the federal government to take action on maritime crew arrangements after a second outbreak off the coast of Port Hedland. Six of Tuesday's seven reported cases came from the bulk iron ore carrier, while another was a returned traveller in hotel quarantine.
* South Australia has now performed more than half a million tests as one new infection was reported on Tuesday.
* Tasmania is on track to open to low-risk states and territories in late October, with a call on NSW to be made early next week.
* Queensland continued its streak of no new infections and there are now just two active cases across the state, its lowest number since July 21.
* October 19 - Some restrictions in Melbourne to be eased.
* October 26 - Tasmania's state of emergency due to expire.
* November 1 - Queensland border reopened to NSW visitors subject to conditions being met.
* November 2 - Regional Victoria residents allowed to travel to the Northern Territory if case numbers remain low.
* November 6 - Victoria's hotel quarantine inquiry report due.
AUSTRALIAN CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS
* There were 33 new cases in Australia - 13 in NSW, 12 in Victoria, seven in WA and one in SA.
* The national death toll is 811: Victoria 899, NSW 55, Tasmania 13, WA 9, Queensland 6, SA 4, ACT 3. (Two Queensland residents who died in NSW have been included in the official tolls of both states.)
GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS
* Cases: at least 37,808,000
* Deaths: at least 1,080,000
* Recovered: at least 26,281,000
Data current as of 1800 AEDT October 13, taking in federal government and state/territory government updates, Worldometer and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre.