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Doctors feel effect of virus paranoia

A doctor of Asian appearance at a Victorian hospital was told by parents to stay away from a child amid fears of the coronavirus, while other staff and patients have reported discrimination.

Dutton not opposed to anthem word change

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is not opposed to a word change in the national anthem but says there is a lot more Australians should be worried about in the name of reconciliation.

Risk of virus pandemic upon us: Morrison

Scott Morrison has urged Australians to stay calm despite initiating the government's coronavirus emergency response plan as it anticipates a global pandemic.

Dansie gets 25 years for 'evil' murder

An Adelaide man who killed his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into a pond in an "evil and despicable act" has been jailed for at least 25 years.