Victoria has been rocked by the largest earthquake in its recorded history, but authorities say the state was lucky to escape with no reported injuries and only minor damage.
Australia's tourism and trade minister believes international borders will be open in time for Christmas.
Brisbane Broncos NRL player TC Robati is set to face court after being charged with dangerous driving for allegedly causing a car to swerve.
NSW's vaccination passport may not be fully operational in time for the easing of restrictions in mid-October, the government says.
He may have been floored by COVID-19 but Australian UFC star Alex Volkanovski says Brian Ortega is no chance to taking him down in their UFC featherweight title this Sunday.
Two Japanese sisters have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins, aged 107 years and 330 days, the organisation says.
Fifteen flights to Australia from New Zealand, and their highly prized places in hotel quarantine, have sold out in three minutes.
A traveller has tested positive for COVID-19 after potentially being infectious at Brisbane Airport for four hours.
The number of daily COVID-19 infections in NSW has dipped below a thousand for the first time in almost four weeks but the premier says the "insidious" virus could still bounce back.
Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse are suing the Tasmanian Health Service, with one of the young women claiming she was sedated and raped.