The bodies of a police officer and a woman who drowned on a canyoning trip in the New South Wales Blue Mountains have been recovered.
Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Saturday made masks compulsory and imposed new restrictions as its coronavirus cluster expanded by seven, while neighbouring Victoria recorded...
One word has been changed in Australia's national anthem to reflect what the prime minister calls "the spirit of unity".
Sydney has rung in 2021 with a shortened fireworks display on a vacated harbour, with police declaring their satisfaction with compliance to coronavirus-prompted public health orders.
Another three locally acquired coronavirus cases have been identified in Victoria, on top of three women whose positive tests ended a two-month streak without infections.
Australia's two most populous states are staring down the barrel of fresh Covid-19 outbreaks after three new locally-acquired cases were discovered in Victoria, breaking its 61-day infection-free run.
New Years Eve restrictions in Sydney have been tightened after NSW reported 18 cases of community transmission of coronavirus and a second cluster of the deadly disease in the inner west.
New South Wales authorities say they are frustrated at repeated breaches of gathering restrictions over the Christmas holiday period.
The Kiwi family of a 12-year-old girl under treatment for leukaemia in Melbourne have had their application to change their stay in managed isolation approved at the last minute.
The first Australian case of a South African variant of Covid-19 thought to be more contagious has been detected in Queensland.
Sydney, one of the world's first major cities to welcome each New Year with a public countdown featuring a fireworks display over its well-known Opera House, has banned large gatherings that night...
Sydney's Covid-19 outbreak continued on Sunday with more than a quarter million people in lockdown as Australia's largest city awaited word on whether any public New Year's Eve celebrations will be...
The stay-at-home order imposed on residents of Sydney's northern beaches has been reinstated after the conclusion of Christmas festivities.
Australia, China and the US have collaborated on a mission to medically evacuate an Australian expeditioner from Antarctica.
A 48-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital after a 17-year-old girl allegedly attacked her with a meat cleaver in Sydney's west.
Nine Aussies who are spending Christmas in Bali jails will be banned from the traditional festive family visits as a result of Covid-19.
Covid-safe Christmas Day gatherings will be allowed to proceed across Australia, as authorities monitor the unfolding outbreak on Sydney's northern beaches.
Christmas in Sydney's coronavirus-hit northern beaches has been partially salvaged to allow households to welcome up to five visitors from Thursday.
A Melbourne man who fatally bashed his sister and left a note for police signed "justice maker" has been jailed for more than a decade.