NSW man avoids jail for flouting isolation
NSW man Matthew Adam Stephan has avoided being sent to jail after becoming the state’s first person to be sentenced over coronavirus restrictions.
Toilet paper shortages created by panic buying are causing more blockages in the sewerage system as people resort to alternatives that don’t break down.
The production of 60 News Corp community newspapers will be suspended due a collapse in advertising due to COVID-19, but digital titles will continue.
The South Australian government is allowing people to get their regular medications without a script during the coronavirus pandemic.
No new virus cases were recorded in Tasmania on Tuesday, but Premier Peter Gutweni has warned against complacency.
Maritime Union of Australia members in Melbourne have been stood down after refusing to unload a container ship of medical supplies from China.
Given only six years to live nearly 10 years ago, Ian Fox is rapt he helped researchers trial a blood cancer treatment added to the PBS.
South Australians restricted by social distancing or isolation can access a new online marketplace to source local produce and have it delivered to their door.
Australian authorities are working to bring home hundreds of passengers aboard cruise ships overseas, but it could be months before some guests return home.
A grassroots campaign to have Australians take part in live-streamed dawn services in their driveways and on their balconies on Anzac Day is gathering momentum.
Australians will face a recycling education campaign as part of the federal government’s plan to reach a circular economy and reduce waste.
The federal government is urging people to get the flu shot as soon as possible in case they contract coronavirus over the next few months.
A private hospital in Melbourne has put in place a plan to deal with COVID-19 patients, doubling its ICU beds capacity, after a local GP became infected.
The Morrison government has announced a $170 million package to help fresh produce exporters reach crucial markets during the coronavirus pandemic.
AN ECHUCA man who thought he could see a blow-up toy trapped in a fallen tree on the Murray this morning was stunned to discover it was a man’s body.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
JUDY Magdziarz has a message for the people of Echuca-Moama. Yes, I have tested positive for coronavirus. Yes, I did go shopping in town. But no, none of you seem to understand why I was doing that. The Echuca woman and her daughter Summar sailed on...