Australia's top lawyers argue the adult prison rate included in Closing the Gap targets is not ambitious enough.
Three Brisbane women who allegedly lied on their border declaration forms to avoid quarantining after a trip to Victoria have been charged.
Three more Sydney venues have been informed by NSW Health they were attended by a positive COVID-19 case.
Victoria is "essentially under stage four" restrictions as masks become compulsory everywhere amid growing aged care outbreaks and another horror day of cases and deaths.
Structural racism in government agencies will need to be dealt with in order to close the gap with Indigenous Australians.
Tighter restrictions will soon be in place for gyms to ensure social distancing and stronger hygiene practices as the number of COVID-19 cases in NSW continues to grow.
South Australia has imposed tougher border restrictions with Victoria amid continued concerns over Melbourne's surge in COVID-19 cases.
Air New Zealand, the only airline running flights across the Tasman Sea, has put a booking hold on flights to Australia for the next month.
Passengers flying Virgin Galactic on suborbital trips into space will be able to see themselves floating weightless against the backdrop of the Earth below while 16 cameras document the adventures, the company says.
New Zealand conservation rangers are asking international fans of one of the country's most watched chicks to give her a name.