NSW reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time in almost three months, while health authorities encouraged people to get booster shots and increase their immunity.
A Sydney man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shoving a woman before dousing her in fuel and trying to set her alight.
Victoria firebrand James Pattinson's suspension over an ugly Sheffield Shield incident has effectively amounted to nothing after the one-day clash he was banned for was washed out.
Justin Langer has lauded the efforts of Matthew Wade and Marcus Stoinis after the pair pulled off a great escape against Pakistan to put Australia within one win of their maiden Twenty20 World Cup title.
Shoppers are set to return with a vengeance this festive season after being forced to stay away amid extended COVID-19 lockdowns over the past few months.
A massive funnel web spider with fangs so long they could bite through a human fingernail has been donated to a lifesaving antivenom program at the Australian Reptile Park.
New Zealand's Devon Conway is "gutted" at missing the T20 World Cup final against Australia after breaking his right hand in a moment of fury after he'd been dismissed in their semi-final triumph.
Accused drug lord Mostafa Baluch's stint as a fugitive is over, flying back to Sydney from the Gold Coast shackled and under police guard.
Australian solders who died in the Middle East did not sacrifice their lives in vain, despite Afghanistan's rapid fall to the Taliban.
Next year's packed women's rugby league calendar has put women's State of Origin expansion ambitions on hold but the Queensland Rugby League is hopeful of multi-match campaign in 2023.