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.
A prisoner who allegedly escaped from a NSW jail in 1992 has turned himself in after almost 30 years on the run.
Apple has unveiled the iPhone 13 and a new iPad mini, expanding 5G connectivity and showing off faster chips and sharper cameras.
Apple Inc has issued an emergency software patch in its Messages app to block a no-click spyware that could infect iPhones and iPads.
Vaccination against COVID-19 is beginning to dampen down transmission of the virus in NSW, health authorities believe.
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.
Coronavirus hospitalisations in Australia's biggest cities are on the rise as the nation edges towards 70 per cent first-dose vaccination coverage.
Canberra's lockdown has been extended for another month as the ACT records 22 new coronavirus infections.
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.
Three removalists who travelled to central western NSW from Sydney despite testing positive to COVID-19 have pleaded guilty in court.