The federal government has brought forward the rollout of a vaccine for COVID-19 by a couple of weeks to early March.
South Australia has issued an urgent call for some recent travellers to a NSW regional centre to isolate and get tested after it was linked to a new COVID-19 infection.
Australia has no issue with Julian Assange returning to his home country if his massive extradition battle with the United States government is resolved in his favour.
Australian Toby Price has won the third stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia as American Skyler Howes took the overall lead in the motorbike category.
England allrounder Moeen Ali is isolating in Sri Lanka after testing positive for the coronavirus upon his arrival in the South Asian country for the team's two-Test cricket tour.
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A P-plater allegedly caught driving more than 65km/h over the speed limit with her two children in the car has allegedly tested positive in a roadside drug test in Sydney's south.
More than two-thirds of the 15 million coronavirus vaccines shipped within the United States have so far gone unused.
Mexico's government is ready to offer political asylum to Julian Assange and supports the decision of a UK judge to deny extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the US, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says.
Queensland has recorded five new COVID-19 cases in hotel quarantine as authorities continue to respond to a surge in demand for testing.