The NSW Upper House has reversed the state government's controversial 12-month pay freeze for public servants as the state government vows to pursue the policy through the Industrial Relations Commission.
Had any of the Queensland child safety officers tasked with looking after an abused toddler done their job in the weeks before his horrific death, he may still be alive, a coroner says.
Sixteen of the 50 shipping containers lost off the APL England in heavy seas almost 10 days ago have been recovered, but NSW authorities admit with most still missing "we have a big job ahead of us".
There have been 59 cases of coronavirus in indigenous Australians, a Senate inquiry has heard.
An Australian journalist and cameraman have been assaulted by US police while reporting on protests outside the White House.
Four St Louis police officers have been hit by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, hours after President Donald Trump vowed to use the US military to halt the spreading clashes.
The grieving family of a Queensland man who tested positive then negative for coronavirus will never know if he was really infected, authorities say.
Gyms, dance studios and other physical fitness centres in NSW will reopen within a fortnight after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while children's community sport will return next month.
Facebook employees have walked away from their work-from-home desks and taken to Twitter to accuse chief executive Mark Zuckerberg of inadequately policing US President Donald Trump's posts as strictly as the rival platform has done.
Another High Court challenge is being flagged against the constitutional right of the Queensland government to keep the state's borders closed.