NSW has recorded its 22nd consecutive day without a locally-acquired case of COVID-19 as it inches closer to the benchmark for virus elimination.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes the extension of the HomeBuilder scheme until March will mean a steady pipeline of construction activity and maintain the momentum in Australia's economic recovery.
A baby and a four-year-old whose disappearance north of Brisbane sparked a police alert have been found.
Sydney and chunks of regional NSW have sweltered through the hottest November night on record, with no respite likely until late afternoon.
A Townsville mother has been charged over the death of her daughter after the toddler was allegedly left in a car for most of the day amid soaring temperatures.
A 1977 Holden Torana driven by racing driver John Harvey in the 1970s is set to reap more than $1 million at auction.
Three funeral workers have been fired for posing for photographs alongside the body of soccer star Diego Maradona shortly before his funeral.
Victoria has eliminated coronavirus, an achievement that was unthinkable only three months ago.
South Australia has revised a range of COVID-19 restrictions, including opening the border with Victoria, after reporting no new cases linked to the worrying Parafield cluster.
The NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union has called off a snap 24-hour strike after the state government cancelled test runs for its new intercity trains.