A man with just one day of mandatory quarantine to go in the Northern Territory has been hit with a $5000 fine after he was caught trying to sneak out early.
A prison officer will have to undergo blood tests after a prisoner lunged and bit him at a correctional facility in far north Queensland.
A 40-year-old man has been wounded in the head, chest and arm after allegedly being attacked with a crossbow in the western Sydney suburb of Yagoona.
Many Australians have picked up new habits during the coronavirus lockdown with almost one in eight drinking alcohol every day since the pandemic began, a survey has found.
Almost 270 Victorians have been fined for breaching coronavirus restrictions, including a man helping a friend to move a TV across Melbourne.
A staff member at Bunnings in Sydney's west has tested positive to COVID-19.
LATEST DEVELOPMENTS* Victoria recorded 466 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths on Saturday.
SES volunteers have responded to more than 200 calls and conducted seven rescues on NSW's south coast, after areas flooded only last week receive another drenching.
A thousand more permanent professional firefighters are needed in NSW to help the state avoid the devastation of another Black Summer, a public service union says.
A 21-year-old man has been stabbed to death at Tamworth in northeastern NSW.