National News

Community COVID-free days in NSW over

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.

Chadstone cluster grows but Vic cases fall

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.

Premier death-threat accused wants privacy

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 bans all QAnon groups, pages

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.

Two in three want state borders reopened

More than two thirds of Australians want state borders reopened by Christmas as confidence in the public health response to coronavirus continues to climb.

RBA leaves cash rate at 0.25pc

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.

Chadstone cluster reaches regional Vic

Authorities are desperately trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak linked to a butcher at Chadstone Shopping Centre after it spread to regional Victoria.