University fees to be overhauled, some course costs to double as domestic student places boosted

The cost of studying humanities at university is set to double, but "job-relevant" course fees will be slashed under an overhaul of tertiary education announced by the Federal Government today

Coronavirus: Returned travellers may soon have to pay for own hotel quarantine in NSW

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today ruled out any shortening or relaxing of the current 14-day mandatory hotel stays, saying it is what has enabled NSW to achieve low levels of community transmission

Sydney man who ploughed into pedestrians at Hijab House lied to get a driver's licence, court told

The driver who ploughed his car into a crowded hijab shop in Western Sydney lied about his medical history to obtain a licence, a court has heard

NSW health authorities applaud public for 'record high' coronavirus testing

NSW health authorities are applauding the public for coming forward in "record numbers" yesterday to be tested for coronavirus

Coronavirus cases in Victoria rise by 18, including third Black Lives Matter protester

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says the state will press on with its plans to further ease coronavirus restrictions next week, despite an apparent increase in community transmission of COVID-19

NT to open borders on July 17 with coronavirus clinically eradicated


Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner says he will open the NT's borders from July 17, as the Territory becomes the first Australian jurisdiction to have clinically eradicated coronavirus

Qantas cancels overseas flights until late October, highlighting airlines' struggle for survival

The Federal Tourism Minister says short-term international visitors will probably not be allowed into Australia until at least next year

Body cam video reveals alleged violent assault of two police officers during Central Coast arrest

Dramatic body cam vision shown in court has revealed how two police officers were allegedly assaulted by a man during an arrest on the Central Coast last night.

Eastern Freeway crash: Porsche driver Richard Pusey faces new charges

A Porsche driver accused of filming and taunting a dying police officer after a horrific crash that killed four officers is facing new charges

Ex-foster dad on sex abuse charges in NSW


The 54-year-old was arrested at a Berala home in the city's west on April 17 and charged with five counts of intentionally sexually touching a child

Parents of boy stabbed to death at Melbourne's Brimbank Shopping Centre offer forgiveness

The parents of a boy fatally stabbed in Melbourne's west on Tuesday have offered their love and forgiveness for the alleged attackers as police charge six teenagers over the incident.

Coronavirus cases in Victoria rise by 21, including 15 returned travellers

Victoria has seen its largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases in over a month, with 21 new infections recorded in the state overnight

NSW Labor accused of branch stacking in Western Sydney

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has condemned NSW Labor over new allegations of systemic branch stacking and has urged Opposition Leader Jodi McKay to sack those responsible

700 guns seized from a western NSW property as police clamp down on illegal weapons, charges laid

A registered gun dealer has had more than 700 firearms and a rocket launcher seized by New South Wales Police at a rural property in the state's west

Chaos breaks out at scene where Melbourne teen killed 'Attacked by group of 10' at shopping centre

Fresh chaos has broken out tonight at a murder scene where a 16-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by up to 10 people outside a Melbourne shopping centre

Federal Labor intervenes in Victoria amid branch-stacking allegations

Federal Labor's governing body has agreed to launch an extraordinary intervention into the Victorian branch, appointing administrators and seizing control of all state and federal preselections

Former NSW minister Milton Orkopoulos raped 11yo boy four times, court documents allege

Former NSW Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos repeatedly raped a young boy several times and then gave him money while serving as a Lake Macquarie Councillor, court documents allege

SA borders to reopen to travellers from WA, NT and Tasmania as coronavirus restrictions eased


South Australia's borders will be reopened to travellers from Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Tasmania from midnight as the State Government again accelerates the easing of coronavirus restrictions

Western Sydney drug operation busted after seven-year international investigation

Police say they have foiled an international criminal drug syndicate allegedly linked to homes and businesses in Western Sydney after combining with law enforcement agencies in seven countries, including the FBI

Third Victorian Minister goes in wake of branch-stacking scandal

Daniel Andrews says Marlene Kairouz took the appropriate course of action by quitting Cabinet