National News

Australia closes bubble with New Zealand

Australia has put a stop to the New Zealand travel bubble for 72 hours after a South African variant of COVID-19 was detected in a woman after 14 days of isolation.

Arrests may follow Qld dark web raids

Arrests are being considered after police raids in Brisbane and the Gold Coast following a tip from German police who busted the world's largest illegal online marketplace.

NSW mum makes COVID-killing disinfectant

If you had told Sophie Westlake this time last year that she would soon create a disinfectant to battle a virus causing a global pandemic, she would have "keeled over in laughter".

US broadcast legend Larry King dies at 87

Larry King, the suspender-wearing broadcaster whose interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary people helped define American conversation for decades, has died aged 87.

NSW volunteer charged with starting fires

A volunteer NSW firefighter has been charged with deliberately lighting more than 30 grass fires during the state's catastrophic Black Summer bushfires last summer.