National News

Vic outbreak 'not peak', Ballarat lockdown

A regional Victorian city is going into a seven-day lockdown, as the chief health officer warns the state's latest COVID-19 outbreak is yet to reach its peak.

LNP leaders oppose Qld euthanasia bill

Queensland Liberal National Party leader David Crisafulli will vote against the voluntary-assisted dying bill because it does not guarantee the option of high-quality palliative care for terminally ill patients.

We didn't delay Sydney lockdown: NSW govt

The NSW premier has rebuffed suggestions she waited two days to lock down Greater Sydney after learning a western Sydney COVID-19 "super-spreader" party had not been contained.