Australians advised not to wear face masks amid coronavirus pandemic

Australia's public health authorities are "actively looking" at advising the general public to wear face masks, but maintain there is no need to wear them at this stage of the coronavirus outbreak

Dozens of refugees protest 'dangerous' conditions in Brisbane

Dozens of refugees on Saturday protested for better protection against coronavirus, on the verandah of a Kangaroo Point hotel which houses 120 refugees transferred from offshore detention to receive specialist medical treatment

Coronavirus cases in the Northern Territory rise by four to total of 26

A further four people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the Northern Territory, bringing the total to 26

Death toll rises as coronavirus cases in Victoria spike again


The Australian death toll from coronavirus has risen to 29 after Victoria registered its eighth death

Supermarkets to force people to queue up outside stores

Major supermarkets will be cracking down on even stricter social distancing measures ahead of Easter to ensure the safety of staff and customers against the spread of COVID-19

About 50 Qantas and Jetstar staff confirmed to have coronavirus, Adelaide Airport cluster grows

About 50 Qantas and Jetstar staff, including pilots and cabin crew, have tested positive for coronavirus, the airline group confirmed.

People trapped in vehicles as Victoria hit by huge storms

Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding in central Victoria, trapping people in vehicles and damaging buildings

Drug found to kill COVID-19 in lab within 48 hours, Aussie scientists say

An anti-parasitic drug available throughout the world has been found to kill COVID-19 in the lab within 48 hours

International students who can't support themselves told it's time to go home by PM


After meeting with the National Cabinet on Friday, Mr Morrison said those in Australia who are here under various visa arrangements and cannot support themselves that "there is the alternative for them to return to their home countries"

العراق يعلق عمل وكالة "رويترز"

قررت هيئة الإعلام والاتصالات العراقية (حكومية)، إيقاف ترخيص عمل وكالة "رويترز" في البلاد، على خلفية نشرها خبراً اتهمت فيه سلطات البلاد بإخفاء الأرقام الحقيقة لمصابي فيروس كورونا

Coronavirus: NSW warned about 'silent source' of COVID-19 as death toll climbs to 12

The death toll from the coronavirus has climbed to 12 in New South Wales, with the death of a man and woman both in their 70s

Power companies offer a coronavirus payment break

Australian businesses struggling through the coronavirus outbreak have been promised genuine relief on their power bills.

Coronavirus by postcode data reveals NSW's coronavirus clusters


The NSW government has released raw data of coronavirus cases sorted by postcode, showing how some have become hotspots for the disease

Coronavirus update: Westmead Hospital radiation therapists test positive for COVID-19

Two radiation therapists at a Sydney hospital have tested positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus: Protection for renters to be discussed in PM Morrison's National Cabinet meeting


Help for residential and business renters will be on the agenda when Scott Morrison meets with state and territory leaders on Friday

Final stage of Sydney light rail opened remotely by minister as travel restrictions limit use


The final stage of Sydney's light rail has opened amid directions it should not be used except for essential services, as coronavirus shutdowns see enforceable stay-home directives from the NSW Government.

Cruise ships have been told to leave Australian waters — enforcing that is almost impossible

Two situations are developing off the east and west coasts of Australia — both involve cruise ships and coronavirus

The new coronavirus rules are changing how we all live our day-to-day lives. Here's what you can and can't do

Many of us are still confused about what we can and Between health advice, quarantine and isolation directions, social distancing and more, the coronavirus pandemic has sparked no shortage of questions

Coronavirus: Queensland border closure and restrictions come into effect

Only Queensland residents or those with an exemption will be authorised to enter as of 12.01am on Friday

Luxury hotel Pan Pacific offers shelter to Perth’s homeless during coronavirus crisis



Australians are being told to stay at home and self-isolate to prevent the
? spread of coronavirus - but what if you don’t have a home to go to