National News

Stay home: Qld officials' COVID-19 warning

Another 40 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Queensland.That brings the total number of cases to 184 as government and health officials urge Queenslanders to take seriously their advice.

Covid-19: from outbreak to global pandemic

A TIMELINE OF THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK* Dec 31 - China informs the World Health Organisation of a mysterious pneumonia cluster linked to a fish market in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province.

Canada-US border to close on Friday night

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he expects the closure of the US-Canada border to take effect overnight on Friday and is working with domestic carriers to bring home citizens stranded overseas.