The defence minister has accused China of deeply unsettling the Indo-Pacific as Australia shifts its full military focus to the region.
Australian scientists have grown "human lungs" in the laboratory, meaning victims of potentially fatal viruses such as COVID-19 could receive faster treatments.
A teenage girl has died after being hit by a bus outside a school on the NSW South Coast.
Melbourne's coronavirus hotspots are preparing for another month in lockdown as community spread of the virus increases.
New US COVID-19 cases increased by more than 47,000 according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic, as the government's top infectious disease expert warned that number could soon double.
CHANGES TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS IN NSW FROM JULY 1* Funerals, weddings, and church services now allow for the maximum number of people permitted on the premises, with one person per four square metres* Up to 20 people can visit another household in NSW at one time and guests can stay...
DEFENCE SPENDING OVER THE NEXT DECADEINFORMATION AND CYBER - $15 BILLION* Boost offensive and defensive cyber capabilities* Enhance electronic warfare and command and control systems* Improve intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems* Strengthen the ADF's network resilience from malicious actors* Expand and upgrade systems for delivering top secret information and communications...
10 MELBOURNE POSTCODES LOCKED DOWN OVER OUTBREAKS:The following postcodes will return to stage three restrictions from 11.59pm on Wednesday night until at least July 29:* 3012 - Brooklyn, Kingsville, Maidstone, Tottenham, West Footscray* 3021 - Albanvale, Kealba, Kings Park, St Albans* 3032 - Ascot Vale, Highpoint City, Maribyrnong, Travancore* 3038...
An ex-policeman turned violent serial prowler known as the "Golden State Killer" has pleaded guilty to 13 murders and confessed to dozens of rapes and home invasions that terrorised much of California during the 1970s and '80s.
A man has been hospitalised after being stabbed eight times in the back and neck during a home invasion on the NSW mid-north coast.