Scott Morrison insists thousands more stranded Australians will re-enter the country each week, pressuring the states to boost capacities in hotel quarantine.
A coronavirus cluster in southeast Melbourne is a "super-spreading event", with health authorities scrambling to contain the outbreak.
The world's largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, could be driven to extinction by climate change, a new study has found.
New Australians will need to answer questions about domestic violence, equal opportunity and freedom of speech under changes to the citizenship test.
The easing of coronavirus restrictions in regional Victoria has prompted the NSW government to relax travel orders on its border with the southern state.
Australian women made redundant by COVID-19 are finding it tough to return to work due to a lack of flexibility from employers as they struggle to shoulder the burden of caring for family amid the pandemic.
The adverse events that led to a pause in trials evaluating AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine candidate may not have been associated with the vaccine itself, according to a document outlining participant information that was posted online by the Oxford University.
Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has urged states to take more Australians returning from overseas through expanded hotel quarantine programs.
Melbourne's coronavirus lockdown pain is unlikely to ease ahead of schedule, despite the city reaching a key roadmap milestone.
The NSW government is being urged to boost the number of nurses to help tackle the elective surgery backlog after it was revealed the waitlist has blown out to more than 100,000.