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NSW premier warns of further measures

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has issued her strongest plea yet for people in to wear masks in public and for businesses to comply with COVID-19 regulations as NSW remains on high alert with 18 new coronavirus...

Conflicting advice amid NSW aged outbreak

Sydney aged care home Newmarch House received conflicting opinions about the wearing of personal protective equipment during the early stages of its deadly coronavirus outbreak, a royal commission has heard.

Residents return to flood-hit NSW towns

Hundreds of residents on the NSW south coast have been given the all-clear to return home as river levels fall and flooding eases following heavy rain and wild weather.

Trump abruptly escorted from briefing

President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted by a US Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing.

Qld to boost economy with local projects

The Queensland government will spend about $300 million on giving schools and local councils a face-lift as part of a coronavirus economic recovery program.

Rain eases but winds, surf batter NSW

The heavy rains which caused flooding and three evacuation orders on the NSW South Coast are easing but howling winds and damaging surf are battering much of the state's coastline.

Vic death toll mounts as case numbers fall

Victoria has recorded Australia's deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic with 19 deaths, as the state reported its lowest number of new cases in almost two weeks.

NT man fined for leaving quarantine early

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.