Queen to Australia: Rise to the challenge
Queen Elizabeth has sent a message to Australians about the nation’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, urging them to remain hopeful and resilient.
The man who led NSW’s response to the summer bushfire hell, Shane Fitzsimons, will be appointed to an agency to rebuild the state.
The voices of those affected by Victoria’s bushfires will still be heard, with an inquiry moving meetings online due to coronavirus, the disaster watchdog says.
Around a third of Australia’s federal politicians in the House of Representatives will gather in parliament on Wednesday for a special sitting.
South Australia’s coronavirus numbers have fallen to just two new cases but authorities have cautioned that the pandemic is still in its’ early days.
The agriculture minister says Australia produces enough food to keep the country fed and maintain a profitable export sector, even through the COVID-19 crisis.
Attorney-General Christian Porter says the JobKeeper legislation will pass during Wednesday’s emergency sitting of federal parliament.
The Morrison government has warned against using dodgy, imported COVID-19 test kits, saying they are unreliable and pose a risk to public health.
The next stage of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 expansion has been given the go ahead with the construction of the Segment Factory to begin within weeks.
NDIS recipients will get priority on home deliveries from supermarkets starting from Monday to help ease the stress during the COVID-19 crisis.
Victoria’s frontline health workers can stay in hotel rooms for free if they need to self-isolate from family and flatmates during the COVID-19 crisis.
Labor MP Ged Kearney has posted a tribute on social media to her father-in-law who died from coronavirus in a Canberra hospital.
Australia’s COVID-19 toll has risen to 34 following the deaths of four men in NSW overnight as authorities again warn people not to ignore social distancing.
NSW’s death toll from coronavirus is now at 16 after the death of four more people, as authorities said almost a quarter of cases in the state are under 29.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
Greater Shepparton has its second confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. Goulburn Valley Health have confirmed that a second person who tested positive for COVID-19 recently returned from overseas.
GV Health have confirmed that a person being treated for COVID-19 at the hospital has died.