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Warning to take COVID-19 threat seriously

Federal and state authorities say lower case numbers in Victoria show social distancing and staying at home can ease the spread of coronavirus and must continue.

Low income earners get further support

Millions of Australians on pensions and low incomes are about to get cash hits from the government, which it hopes will give another boost to the coronavirus-hit economy.

First COVID-19 help measure ends on Monday

One of the measures brought in to help the economy through the COVID-19 pandemic is ending, as the Morrison government comes under pressure to reveal what will happen to two other schemes - JobSeeker and JobKeeper.

More COVID-19 cases linked to Sydney pub

Thousands of Sydneysiders will potentially have to self-isolate for two weeks after a pub staffer and three other people became the latest cases in an emerging coronavirus cluster.