National News

Lockdown extended as Vic roadmap revealed

Melburnians face the grim reality of at least another seven weeks under a curfew and little hope of a normal Christmas unless COVID-19 case numbers fall significantly.

SBW wants to be firing for NRL finals

Sonny Bill Williams has backed himself to time his run perfectly and be at full fitness on the eve of the NRL's finals, predicting it will take a couple of weeks to find his feet again.

Woman tried to sneak into NSW in car boot

A disqualified driver has been charged after allegedly trying to travel across the border from Victoria into NSW with a woman hiding in the boot of his car.

Victoria's pathway out of restrictions

VICTORIA'S PATHWAY OUT OF LOCKDOWN:The state government has mapped a pathway out of lockdown for metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria that depends on falling case numbers.

Qld woman knifed during afternoon walk

A Queensland man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged random knife attack on a woman in Brisbane's eastThe 25-year-old was allegedly stabbed while walking along an inner-city street on Saturday afternoon and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Rescuers find no Beirut rubble survivors

The Chilean rescue team that has been searching for a possible missing survivor from last month's Beirut port blast for the past three days said there was no sign of life.