Second protester tests positive to COVID-19

A second person who took to the streets of Melbourne CBD to protest last week has been confirmed as having COVID-19. The discovery comes after a person who was hospitalised… Read more

Crash Bandicoot’s creators speak to 25 years of the beloved character

Over two decades ago a hyperactive, eastern barred bandicoot made its way into the virtual world, today Crash Bandicoot is a household name. Originally created by the team at gaming… Read more

Geelong and Surf Coast to open up, Mitchell Shire to stay in lockdown

Greater Geelong and the Surf Coast LGA will exit lockdown at 11.59pm tonight while lockdown in Mitchell Shire has been extended indefinitely. The decisions come as the LGAs have continued… Read more

New South Wales records 961 local COVID-19 cases and nine deaths

New South Wales has recorded 961 new local COVID-19 cases in the last day and another nine deaths. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian fronted the media today, saying that she is… Read more

COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drug makers

Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the US moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans' protection against the virus. How much… Read more

No cases in Queensland as health minister issues blunt message to stranded interstate residents

There have been no new local COVID-19 cases in Queensland overnight as ramped-up vaccine efforts continue across the state. Health authorities have pushed residents to come forward during another "super-vax"… Read more

Victoria records 779 new local COVID-19 cases, two deaths

Victoria has recorded another 779 new local COVID-19 cases overnight and another two deaths. The results come from more than 46,000 tests, while 34,000 vaccines were administered. Across the state,… Read more

Brian Laundrie left home without phone or wallet

A source close to the family of Brian Laundrie told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday that Gabby Petito's fiancĂ©, who is now the subject of a federal warrant, left his… Read more

This country claims it hasn’t had a single COVID-19 case

In the nearly two years since the pandemic began, Turkmenistan has not seen a single case of COVID-19. Or at least, that's what the central Asian country's secretive, authoritarian government… Read more

Taliban hang body in public; signal return to past tactics

The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane parked in a city square in Afghanistan on Saturday in a gruesome display that signalled the hard-line movement's return to some… Read more