Firefighters battling border bushfires or sent interstate have been put in an extremely dangerous situation because the states do not use the same radio communications, volunteers say.
There are some signs the number of coronavirus cases in Victoria is stabilising but authorities say it's too early to know for certain.
Tax officials have written to 8000 businesses that are believed to have claimed the JobKeeper wage subsidy despite not being eligible.
The United States has reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases, a new daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic, as infections rose in a majority of states.
Mice have shown promising immune responses to a tuberculosis vaccine that's been repurposed to defeat COVID-19.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested on US charges of luring underage girls so Epstein could sexually abuse them.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned against creating a dependency on coronavirus support measures, as some Victorians entered lockdown for a second time.
The Australian terrorist convicted of the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings will be sentenced during an expected three-day court sitting beginning August 24.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, felt "unprotected by the institution" of Britain's monarchy and was "prohibited from defending herself" against negative media coverage when she was pregnant, UK news outlets agency have reported, citing court documents.
A potential COVID-19 treatment which could stop healthy people being infected and speed-up sick patients' recovery has been found in a Melbourne lab.