The remains of the so-called Somerton man have been exhumed at an Adelaide cemetery in a bid to solve the more than 70-year mystery over his death and identity.
A surfer fatally mauled by a 4.5-metre great white shark off Tuncurry Beach on the NSW mid-north coast was desperately warning friends of the danger when he was attacked.
Carrying knives in NSW public schools will be banned as the government moves to close a loophole that allows members of the Sikh community to carry ceremonial daggers to school for religious reasons.
Businessman Govind Kant has become the second Australian to die from COVID-19 in India.
Pools around the country are struggling to recruit qualified swimming teachers and lifeguards to keep people safe in the water.
The paramedics union says the NSW healthcare system is in crisis, with patients being kept waiting for up to five hours in ambulances outside public hospitals.
Teaching isn't the stable profession it once was, a report has found, with one in five NSW state school teachers now employed on short-term contacts.
Just one traveller who returned to Australia on board a repatriation flight from India has tested positive for coronavirus.
Scott Morrison has refused to reveal the benchmark for reopening the international border, saying only that restrictions will remain in place until it is safe to do anything different.
Scott Morrison has hit back at calls for Australians to be brought home from overseas whether they have tested positive for COVID-19 or not, saying it doesn't make sense.