With the announcement of the trans-Tasman travel bubble cruise ship operators want to run local trips, and sail to New Zealand, before extending their operations into the Pacific.
The passing of Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip has been marked with a 41-gun salute in Canberra - a tradition being followed in other Commonwealth countries.
The Duke of Edinburgh has died, Buckingham Palace has announced.Philip, 99, was the longest-serving consort in British history.
Tasmania has halted first-dose injections of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people aged under 50 years, following federal health advice.
Australia's troubled coronavirus vaccine rollout could spill into next year despite a fresh injection of 20 million more Pfizer doses.
Pubs and clubs in NSW earned more money from poker machines in the second half of 2020 than they did before the pandemic struck, despite the number of machines falling by more than 2000 statewide.
Victoria's hotel quarantine program has restarted for a third time, as the state government ramps up its vaccination program despite not receiving the latest allocation of doses.
Politicians and judges will be subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population under major workplace reforms.
Tiger Woods was driving at nearly twice the speed limit on a downhill stretch of road when he lost control of an SUV outside Los Angeles and crashed in a wreck that left the golf superstar seriously injured, authorities say.
South Australia's Whyalla Steelworks could receive government assistance as legal action against its billionaire owner threatens thousands of jobs.