AFIC offer its condolences and support to the people of Beirut affected by the horrendous explosions


AFIC will open its humanitarian account for donations to impacted families

Shaoquett Moselmane staffer John Zhang lodges High Court challenge to investigation into Chinese interference

A staffer of NSW Labor backbencher Shaoquett Moselmane has lodged a High Court challenge to an investigation into Chinese interference

Virgin Australia to slash 3,000 jobs for slimmed post-coronavirus airline, Tiger brand dumped

Virgin Australia has revealed plans to make about a third of its workforce redundant, with approximately 3,000 jobs expected to go under new owners Bain Capital, while 6,000 staff remain

Federal Government asks childcare centres to protect places in Victoria as stage 4 coronavirus lockdown takes force


The Federal Government will give money to Victorian childcare centres, asking that they allow parents to keep their children at home without losing their places or facing fees, Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan says

Nine teens charged over 'horrific' attack on stranger on Sydney street

A magistrate has described the alleged attack of an innocent man by a group of teenagers in Sydney's inner city as the most "abhorrent" case she's ever dealt with

More charges over 'worst stabbing' cop has ever seen Victim in coma after blade repeatedly plunged into face

Two more teens have been charged in connection with a stabbing in Sydney last week which police said "was one of the worst" they've seen

Female police officer's head 'bashed into concrete' by Victoria anti-masker

A female Victoria Police officer's head was allegedly repeatedly "smashed" into concrete last night by a woman who refused to wear a mask, police said

How some NSW drivers are beating mobile phone fines

A loophole some NSW motorists are using to dodge demerit points after being busted driving with their mobile phone could soon be closed

Queensland premier says border loophole 'must be closed' after three men found attempting illegal crossing

Three Logan men have been charged by police and taken into hotel quarantine after allegedly providing misleading information about their movements at the Queensland border

NSW health authorities confirm 12 new coronavirus cases


Health authorities in NSW have confirmed 12 new coronavirus infections with some not currently traceable to known cases

Nursing student Daiane Pelegrini stabbed to death in Sydney's west remembered as 'the best mum'


A nursing student stabbed to death inside her unit in Sydney's west is being remembered as a kind person, devoted mother and carer

Victoria records 439 coronavirus cases as Daniel Andrews announces tougher penalties for breaches

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced tough new penalties for people who fail to self-isolate when required, as the state records 439 new coronavirus cases

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park closes after planeload of tourists arrives from coronavirus hotspot; locals block entry to the park


Parks Australia has announced Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park has temporarily closed after a flight from a "hotspot" flew into a nearby airport.
It's the first flight to have touched down in Yulara

Father charged with murder over death of six-month-old baby Beau Bradshaw


A man has been charged with murder and grievous bodily harm over the death of his baby son in Mackay in North Queensland

Woman fighting for her life after alleged stabbing at home


A woman has reportedly been stabbed multiple times in Sydney's north-west

Baby tests positive to coronavirus in NSW

A baby is among four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in regional NSW

Man loses his eye after stabbing in Pyrmont, five teenagers charged over alleged attack

Five teenagers have been charged over a stabbing outside a party in inner-Sydney that caused a man to lose his eye

Queensland records no new cases of coronavirus as Premier calls on exemption 'loopholes' to be closed off

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called for exemption "loopholes" to be closed off after one of the state's positive cases was revealed to be a returning consular official who did not need to quarantine

Australian states raise millions from coronavirus fines

Each state and territory around Australia has imposed public health orders to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, with associated fines and penalties to encourage compliance

Adelaide students in self-isolation following school cases as south-east border crosser arrested

About 40 Adelaide students are in self-isolation after a woman with coronavirus attended two Adelaide schools