Australia wants global economy put on ice
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has urged fellow G20 finance ministers to work together to put their economies into hibernation and co-ordinate easing restrictions.
West Australians suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic won’t have their power or water disconnected under a new relief package.
Queensland crime is increasing but the number of people committing offences has fallen, the 2018-2019 Crime Report shows, as victims and repeat offenders rise.
Queensland should legalise voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill adults, a government committee says.
A Sydney man thrown in jail after trying to breach self-isolation orders for the third time in two days has sobbed in court after learning he won’t get bail.
A man who tattooed Islamic State on his arm and was accused of having terrorist links will remain behind bars in NSW after he withdrew his parole application.
Nearly $60 million has been given to meal delivery services to help elderly Australians stay at home while strict coronavirus measures are in place.
A NSW Supreme Court jury is considering its verdict in the murder trial of a Sydney man accused of drowning his severely disabled stepson in a bathtub.
The NSW District Court drug trial of two men has been aborted after one of the defendant’s lawyers withdrew due to coronavirus concerns.
Police have issued an unlicensed Brisbane brothel with the first fines for contravening the new COVID-19 social distancing regulations.
Private hospitals will provide more than 100,000 health professionals and 34,000 beds to boost the nation’s medical resources to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.
The federal government has struck a deal with private hospitals and is working to more than triple ventilator capacity to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
A Sydney landscaper accused of bashing his wife so severely she had two black eyes has been bailed after he raised concerns related to coronavirus.
A construction site in Melbourne’s CBD has closed after a worker tested positive for coronavirus.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
Greater Shepparton has its second confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. Goulburn Valley Health have confirmed that a second person who tested positive for COVID-19 recently returned from overseas.
Greater Shepparton has reported a third confirmed case of COVID-19.