Firefighting infrastructure and equipment will receive an almost $270 million boost as part of the NSW government response to the state's independent bushfire inquiry.
The Delta variant of COVID-19, first identified in India, is becoming the globally dominant variant of the disease, the World Health Organisation's chief scientist says.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is dating again, this time seeing the lawyer who represented her at a corruption hearing into former boyfriend and government colleague Daryl Maguire.
Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer likely died as a result of choking or asphyxiation in a deliberate act by her remorseless foster father, a coroner has found.
Woolworths is facing legal action for allegedly underpaying managers, with the workplace watchdog hunting more than $710,000 in outstanding back pay.
Australia's coronavirus-hit airline industry is showing signs of recovery, partly on the back of the federal government's half-price domestic flights.
The AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is no longer recommended for people aged under 60 after new expert immunisation panel advice.
Australia's troubled coronavirus vaccine rollout has hit another roadblock after medical experts recommended raising the AstraZeneca age limit to 60.
A man in his 60s who drove international flight crews to their Sydney quarantine hotels has been confirmed as a new local COVID-19 case, sparking a scramble to prevent any community spread.
Australia's lowest-paid workers will receive a bigger pay rise than last year after the industrial umpire decided on an $18.80-a-week wage increase.