Melbourne and regional Victoria will reunite in a matter of days, as residents get a glimpse of life beyond the state's next COVID-19 vaccination milestones.
The federal government is launching two new coronavirus campaigns - one aimed at vaccination stragglers and the other focused on Australia's first people.
NSW has seen likely events of COVID-19 transmission in bars and gyms since the state opened up nearly two weeks ago.
A tech boost has helped tee global shares up for a third straight week of gains, despite growing inflation concerns, while the US dollar dipped and oil prices bounced off their lows.
Victoria is scrapping quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers arriving from overseas, bringing the state into line with NSW.
A woman spent months planning the murder of her partner and made two attempts while planting a trail to make it appear he killed himself, a NSW court has been told.
A tornado spawned by a supercell thunderstorm has damaged buildings at Brisbane's airport, and the wild Queensland's weather isn't over yet.
Gold Coast police officer Superintendent Michelle Stenner has stood trial twice and spent four years facing accusations of lying to Queensland's corruption watchdog.
Police believe four-year-old Cleo Smith was snatched from her tent at a West Australian campsite and have offered a $1 million reward for information leading to her location.
Victoria is on track to reach its next major vaccination target ahead of schedule as Melbourne prepares to exit lockdown, meaning more freedoms are fewer than two weeks away.