Breaking: The Victorian government is considering a snap lockdown.

The Victorian Cabinet will meet at 1145 to consider a snap lockdown for Melbourne after a rise in coronavirus cases.

The dramatic move would see the city plunged into lockdown rapidly as concerns grow about a hotel quarantine outbreak.

PM Morrison said earlier Victoria was moving swiftly to new policies that would help contract tracers determine who may need to be identified and reduce spread.

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Ryan is Contributing Editor