National News

Moderna COVID-19 booster given approval

Australians will now be able to choose between two types of COVID-19 boosters, after the medical regulator gave provisional approval to the Moderna vaccine to be used as a top-up dose.

Mum walks after helping killer to escape

A mother of five who helped a man escape detection after he murdered a teenage girl and hid her body in a barrel claims she had fallen under the killer's "thrall".

Djokovic included in Sydney ATP Cup field

Novak Djokovic has been named in the Serbian line-up for next January's ATP Cup team event, raising firm hopes the world No.1 will play in the Australian Open.

Qld man guilty of drug-dealer murder

A Gold Coast man who beat his partner's drug-dealing ex-boyfriend to death during a bungled robbery has been convicted of murder a second time and sentenced to life in prison.

China dismisses US Olympic boycott threat

China has described as "a pretentious act" an announcement from the United States that it will not send government officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Qld opens border to hotspots on Dec 13

The Queensland border will open to interstate COVID-19 hotspots several days early as health authorities prepare for an influx of travellers from next Monday.