Queensland's event industry is on the brink of collapse with estimated losses from coronavirus cancellations topping $10 million.
Greedy petrol station operators have been told to stop dragging their feet and pass on savings to cash-strapped Australian motorists as the coronavirus crisis causes oil prices to plummet.
Australia is set to pull up the global drawbridge, banning all non-citizens and non-residents from entering the country from 9pm on Friday to minimise the impact of the coronavirus.
Manners are a must as social distancing pushes Australians further apart, as experts turn their noses up at coronavirus panic buying.
The Australian and New Zealand have dollars tumbled to multi-year lows as panic selling swept global markets, overwhelming attempts by central banks to cushion the fallout from the coronavirus.
Sex workers say the impact of coronavirus will be particularly damaging for an industry fighting for decriminalisation and access to labour rights.
Children's paracetamol will be sold behind pharmacy counters and asthma medication Ventolin limited to one purchase per person to stop coronavirus hoarding.
National news agency Australian Associated Press has been thrown a potential lifeline after shareholders planned to close the business.
Qantas is suspending all international flights, will delay its $201 million interim payout, and is standing down two-thirds of its 30,000-member workforce until the end of May in the face of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic.
Wuhan is expected to see new coronavirus infections dry up by mid-to-late March and the lockdown of the central Chinese city, the epicentre of the outbreak, may be lifted once there are no new cases for 14 days.