Two New Zealand navy vessels will arrive in Tonga on Friday carrying critical water supplies for the Pacific island nation reeling from a volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged businesses not to enforce rules requiring employees to return a negative rapid antigen test each day before they start work.
Victorians can now get their COVID-19 booster shot sooner, with the government shortening the interval between second and third doses to three months at all state hubs.
Mining billionaire Clive Palmer is attempting a return to federal politics, announcing he will lead his party's Senate team in the upcoming election.
The Hobart Hurricanes have snatched a six-run win over Melbourne Renegades to secure their place in the BBL finals, derailing a chase that Aaron Finch started in style.
Knocked over shipping containers at Tonga's Nuku port, and volcanic ash covered houses and runway at Ha'apai airport show some of the destruction wrought on the small Pacific nation.
Novak Djokovic has kept a low profile as he returned to the place where he will always be welcome following his deportation from Australia.
Police have returned to the NSW property where a missing nine-year-old girl was last seen as rescue crews battled rain and fog while scouring dense bushland on the fifth day of the search.
A giant asteroid, bigger than any building on Earth, is about to expected to soar past Earath.
The entire world will take a different view of Australia as a result of the "catastrophic" Novak Djokovic visa fiasco, according to fellow Serbian tennis star Laslo Djere.