The United Kingdom will start rolling out Pfizer's COVID-19 pill to vulnerable people next month, the health ministry says, targeting the treatment at people with compromised immune systems for whom the vaccine can be less...
Australia has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic since the first case was detected in the country two years ago, with 98 fatalities confirmed on Friday.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has rejected calls for a royal commission into her government's integrity, saying Queensland already has a "very robust system" of checks and balances.
Climate scientists have questioned the timing of a $1 billion Great Barrier Reef spending splash days out from Australia's deadline to update UNESCO on how it is protecting the World Heritage site.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has "not raised any issue" about his awkward encounter with former Australian of the Year Grace Tame at The Lodge earlier this week.
Severe storms have battered parts of Victoria, with residents in metropolitan Geelong warned to stay indoors after heavy rain caused flash flooding.
No decision has been made about whether to require Australians to have three COVID-19 vaccines to be considered fully immunised, ahead of an expected infection spike from schools returning.
Former Seven Network television host Andrew O'Keefe will spend the night behind bars after he was charged with choking and assaulting a woman.
Five new lion cubs have been born at South Australia's Monarto Safari Park providing a boost to the threatened species.
Despite being vaccinated and boosted, Sir Elton John has contracted COVID-19 and is postponing two farewell concert dates in Dallas.