Virus controls stymie Qld lawyers, inmates
With face-to-face meetings banned in Queensland prisons because of the coronavirus, lawyers say the situation is causing problems and delays.
Advocacy groups are calling on federal and state governments to provide more support for refugees and new arrivals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unions are urging Australia’s construction industry to take virus health and safety measures seriously, saying reckless operators can “stuff it up” for all.
Leaders from the world’s 20 largest economies will hold a virtual summit later on Thursday to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and fast-tracking a vaccine.
The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will move to digital community consultations during the coronavirus outbreak.
Wedding plans across Australia have been thrown into doubt after the federal government introduced new rules, but guest limits haven’t stopped the love.
South Australian builder Che Carry Burrows, who forged more than 200 insurance certificates, has been handed a suspended sentence.
NSW residents are being urged to stand on their driveways or on their balcony to commemorate Anzac Day after services were cancelled because of COVID-19.
A Victorian lawyer has raised concerns for the health of a sick and elderly prisoner, who was hoping to have his jail sentence reduced on appeal.
A Queensland woman who lost both her wife and oldest friend in a crash caused by a drunk driver has told a Sydney court her life has lost all meaning.
A cruise ship passenger aged in his 70s has become the second person in Western Australia to die from the coronavirus, with 26 new cases confirmed in the state.
Extraordinary measures might be needed in the extraordinary time of the coronavirus but Australia must be careful the powers don’t spread and infect our future.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says no cruise ship passengers will set foot in the state until tough new coronavirus protocols are put in place.
Defence personnel engaged in the summer’s bushfire emergency are being redeployed , with a small number staying on to support recovery efforts.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
Greater Shepparton has its second confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. Goulburn Valley Health have confirmed that a second person who tested positive for COVID-19 recently returned from overseas.
Greater Shepparton has reported a third confirmed case of COVID-19.