Metropolitan Perth and the Peel region will go into a three-day lockdown from midnight on Friday after a hotel quarantine outbreak led to community transmission.
Scott Morrison continues to defend Australia's progress on climate action as the nation's biggest allies step up their commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has offered inventors $US100 million in prize money to develop ways to fight global warming by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or ocean.
Ten-man Western United have held Wellington Phoenix at bay to earn a 1-1 draw and move within touching distance of the A-League's top six.
The Penthouse covergirl who renovated her way to TV celebrity before becoming an escort has been found not guilty of extorting money from a sex client.
Australians over the age of 50 will be able to get the AstraZeneca vaccine from next month as the nation's leaders reset the coronavirus jab rollout.
British domestic intelligence agency MI5 is opening an official Instagram account to bust popular myths and reveal never-before-seen archive material.
Australia could become the first country in the southern hemisphere to manufacture mRNA coronavirus vaccines, with the Victorian government committing $50 million to the project.
Sexual-assault accused MasterChef runner-up Ben Ungermann is being represented in court by another ex-cooking show contestant.
Thieves who stole a Sesame Street costume from a circus in Adelaide have dubbed themselves the "Big Bird Bandits" after returning their booty and apologising.