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Record exodus out of Melbourne mid-coronavirus pandemic – Sydney Morning Herald

New stats show Melburnians fled the city and moved across state lines in record numbers at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Melburnians fled the city and moved across state lines in record numbers at the first height of the coronavirus pandemic, with the Victorian capital grappling with its biggest quarterly loss of residents.
Greater Melbourne recorded a net loss of 8000 people in the June quarter, compared with 2200 in the three months before, Australian Bureau of Statistics data released on Monday morning shows. It was the biggest quarterly loss since records began. The data looks at internal migration and does not…

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