Online threats that disrupted NSW students doing their HSC exams have been labelled "particularly malicious" given the stress already being endured by the teenagers.
Scott Morrison has been forced to defend his record on climate change after being challenged by the British prime minister.
A 12-year-old Queensland schoolboy has been impaled through his groin by a javelin, with paramedics saying he is "very lucky" the injury wasn't worse.
Keith Raniere, the founder of the cult-like group NXIVM where women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 120 years in prison.
Nearly half a million people in the United States have contracted COVID-19 in the past seven days as cases and hospitalisations set fresh records.
Premier Daniel Andrews says Melburnians will soon be allowed to visit each other, but warns that homes are "the most dangerous place for the spread of this virus".
South Australia will look for an extended period of no mystery community transmission of COVID-19 in Victoria before relaxing border restrictions.
A knife-wielding man who prompted "mass panic" when he chased his estranged wife through Brisbane Airport before pulling a fake bomb from a suitcase has been sentenced to six years in jail.
Elderly Australians may not be able to get a coronavirus vaccine if the medicine has not been trialled on such an age group.
Tasmania is preparing to welcome visitors from NSW next month, while Premier Gladys Berejiklian keeps a close eye on Victoria as Melbourne emerges from months of lockdown.