He may have been floored by COVID-19 but Australian UFC star Alex Volkanovski says Brian Ortega is no chance to taking him down in their UFC featherweight title this Sunday.
Two Japanese sisters have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins, aged 107 years and 330 days, the organisation says.
Fifteen flights to Australia from New Zealand, and their highly prized places in hotel quarantine, have sold out in three minutes.
A traveller has tested positive for COVID-19 after potentially being infectious at Brisbane Airport for four hours.
The number of daily COVID-19 infections in NSW has dipped below a thousand for the first time in almost four weeks but the premier says the "insidious" virus could still bounce back.
Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse are suing the Tasmanian Health Service, with one of the young women claiming she was sedated and raped.
Australian Olympic swimming gold medallist Madi Wilson has been hospitalised after testing positive to COVID-19.
Melbourne will be in lockdown until late October, with greater freedoms to be granted to fully vaccinated Victorians once the state reaches the 80 per cent double-dose target.
Recreation rules will be relaxed in Sydney's hardest hit suburbs as vaccination rates continue to climb.
Three more Victorian regions will join Melbourne and Ballarat in a seven-day lockdown due to rising COVID-19 case numbers in each area.