NSW has 48 hours to determine the source of three new locally transmitted coronavirus infections if there's any hope of Queensland's border reopening on November 1.
The prime minister has been forced to defend the lack of focus on child care in the federal budget.
More than 170 people in regional Victoria are self-isolating as part of efforts to stop the coronavirus outbreak linked to Chadstone shopping centre from spreading further.
A Gold Coast man accused of making death threats against Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Queensland's Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has confronted the media in court, insisting on his right to privacy.
Facebook is tightening its policy against QAnon, the baseless conspiracy theory that paints US President Donald Trump as a secret warrior against a supposed child-trafficking ring run by celebrities and "deep state' government officials.
Pensioners struggling through the coronavirus pandemic will soon receive another two lump sum cash payments.
More than two thirds of Australians want state borders reopened by Christmas as confidence in the public health response to coronavirus continues to climb.
Reserve Bank officials have left the cash rate unchanged at a record low 0.25 per cent, allowing Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's federal budget to have the economic limelight.
Tyrell Cobb's father has lashed out at the slain boy's mother in expletive-laden testimony during her sentence hearing in a Brisbane court.
Authorities are desperately trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak linked to a butcher at Chadstone Shopping Centre after it spread to regional Victoria.