Efforts to increase women's safety in public places and combat workplace harassment will both receive a major boost in next week's NSW budget.
Anthony Albanese has signed off on an extra $760 million to help the states and territories deal with COVID-19.
Cameron Smith has missed the cut as Marc Leishman hung tough to stay in touch during another rough and tumble round at the US Open in Massachusetts.
The federal government will continue to offer consular assistance to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after Britain's decision to allow his extradition to the United States.
Fact: more than 8.3 million Australians, or one in three, will need to receive a blood donation in their lifetime.
Australia's energy market is expected to have enough supply to meet demand during the coming weekend despite recent issues plaguing the network.
Funding for Australia's health response to COVID-19 has been extended to the end of the year, following talks between the prime minister and state and territory leaders.
On a crowded flight from the Gold Coast in 1975, Christopher Michael Dawson asked one of his fellow rugby league players whether he knew someone who could get rid of his wife, a court has heard.
Australia's labour market continues to tighten with a further 60,600 people finding a job in May, keeping open the risk of a further 50 basis point increase in the official cash rate in July.
The Fair Work Commission's decision to increase the minimum wage by 5.2 per cent was the correct one, despite concerns raised by business groups, the prime minister says.