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Restrictions ease, Syd mask rules change

The NSW premier says she hopes the imminent easing of coronavirus-prompted restrictions on gatherings and rules around mask usage will help the state's businesses plan for a smoother 2021.

Biden moves to boost COVID vaccine supply

Answering growing frustration over vaccine shortages, President Joe Biden has announced the US is surging deliveries to hard-pressed states over the next three weeks and expects to provide enough doses to vaccinate 300 million Americans by the end of summer or early autumn.

Aussie of the Year vows to keep up fight

Australian of the Year Grace Tame is feeling humbled and empowered as she prepares to help educate the nation on child sexual assault in a bid to stamp it out.

Homes lost in Adelaide bushfire

Two homes are among the structures destroyed by a bushfire that burned uncontrolled in the hills southeast of Adelaide.