National News

Rule-easing pause over Melbourne outbreak

Victorians will have to wait another 24 to 48 hours before likely taking significant steps out of COVID-19 lockdown as health authorities sweat over an outbreak in Melbourne's north.

More medicines added to PBS: Hunt

The Morrison government is investing more than $86 million over the next four years to provide greater access to life saving medicines for Multiple Sclerosis suffers and for those with various forms of cancer.

Tigers secure AFL dynasty with third flag

Richmond have staked a claim to being the greatest AFL team of the 21st century and ruined retiring Geelong champion Gary Ablett's farewell with a 31-point win in the historic night grand final.

US virus deaths 'could hit 500,000' by Feb

The US death toll from COVID-19 could surpass 500,000 by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, according to researchers, as the country broke its daily record for new infections.

No new NSW local cases, restrictions ease

NSW has recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as more people are permitted to come together for worship, in hospitality venues and outside at gatherings.