National News

Victoria to ease regional restrictions

Lockdown-weary Victoria has had a double dose of good news, with no coronavirus deaths and the imminent easing of the state's regional restrictions.

South Australia moves on ACT border rules

South Australia will lift its COVID-19 border restrictions with the ACT from midnight on Tuesday, but quarantine measures for people from NSW will remain for the foreseeable future.

Latest on worldwide spread of coronavirus

DEATHS AND INFECTIONSASIA-PACIFIC* Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed buy COVID-19 vaccine made available by Russia or China, while taking a swipe at pharmaceutical firms of western nations asking for advance payment for their offers.

Death threats taking a toll on Qld CHO

Queensland's chief health officer admits death threats and online trolling have taken "an enormous toll" on her but she will maintain strict quarantine measures to protect the state from COVID-19.

Australians included in China data harvest

A Chinese military company has amassed the personal details of more than 35,000 Australians as part of a giant global database targeting influential figures.