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Talks for trans-Tasman cruise ship restart

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.

Australians pay tribute to Prince Philip

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.

NSW pokies profits jump during COVID

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.

Travellers return to Vic, new jab target

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.

Woods was speeding before crash: sheriff

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.