New evidence about the virulence of the Delta strain of COVID-19 may mean unvaccinated people will be hospitalised at twice the rate previously predicted, says a trusted public health expert.
Queensland's health minister has called out the Therapeutic Goods Adminsitration's backflip on awarding finals tickets to NRL fans getting vaccinated before this weekend as "bureaucracy gone mad".
Members of a Tamil family in a high-profile battle to remain in Australia have been granted 12-month bridging visas, allowing them to remain in the country.
NRL player and Brisbane Bronco TC Robati has been fined $1000 following a guilty plea to a dangerous driving charge after causing a car to swerve while in the passenger seat.
Victoria has been rocked by the largest earthquake in its recorded history, but authorities say the state was lucky to escape with no reported injuries and only minor damage.
Australia's tourism and trade minister believes international borders will be open in time for Christmas.
Brisbane Broncos NRL player TC Robati is set to face court after being charged with dangerous driving for allegedly causing a car to swerve.
NSW's vaccination passport may not be fully operational in time for the easing of restrictions in mid-October, the government says.
He may have been floored by COVID-19 but Australian UFC star Alex Volkanovski says Brian Ortega is no chance to taking him down in their UFC featherweight title this Sunday.
Two Japanese sisters have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins, aged 107 years and 330 days, the organisation says.