Victoria has become Australia's first state to introduce specific laws for managing a pandemic, with a controversial bill passing both houses of parliament.
Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez was "approaching intoxication", says the security guard who ejected him from a Byron Bay bar before he was never seen again.
Supermarket giant Coles is being hauled to court accused of shortchanging more than 7500 workers by $115 million.
A ridiculously cute and chubby newborn pygmy hippo will make her public debut at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in time for the school holidays.
Social media giants will be forced to explain what steps they are taking to keep Australians safe on their platforms, as part of a new inquiry.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison used Tuesday's national cabinet to urge state and territory leaders to stick to their reopening plans, despite Omicron raising anxieties about the virus.
Genomic sequencing has confirmed a woman infected with coronavirus who flew into Sydney last week carried the Omicron variant into the community with her.
A "very concerning" increase in eating disorders among young people is among the issues expected to be investigated by an inquiry into Queensland's mental health services.
A man's world. The most sexist workplace. Somewhere women felt lucky if they were not sexually harassed.
Four cases of coronavirus from the Omicron variant have been confirmed in NSW after the discovery of two more infected people.