Labor and the Liberal National Party are pitching rival plans to diversify the economy to north Queensland voters.
Premier Daniel Andrews has sought to reassure Victorians some restrictions will be eased on October 19, although it looks unlikely Melbourne will reach its targets in time.
Foreign partners of Australians will soon need to meet English language requirements before they can stay permanently.
Boys who drink alcohol when youths are more likely to be risky consumers in early adulthood, potentially resulting in injury, a new study has found.
NSW has 48 hours to determine the source of three new locally transmitted coronavirus infections if there's any hope of Queensland's border reopening on November 1.
The prime minister has been forced to defend the lack of focus on child care in the federal budget.
More than 170 people in regional Victoria are self-isolating as part of efforts to stop the coronavirus outbreak linked to Chadstone shopping centre from spreading further.
A Gold Coast man accused of making death threats against Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Queensland's Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has confronted the media in court, insisting on his right to privacy.
Facebook is tightening its policy against QAnon, the baseless conspiracy theory that paints US President Donald Trump as a secret warrior against a supposed child-trafficking ring run by celebrities and "deep state' government officials.
Pensioners struggling through the coronavirus pandemic will soon receive another two lump sum cash payments.