Australia news live: first person charged under foreign interference laws

Victoria and NSW report no new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as Australian politicians respond to…

Melbourne Cup 2020: empty stands at Flemington and socially distanced jockeys – in pictures

With the ‘race that stops a nation’ coming as its host city emerges from three months…

PM names new high court justices as Porter say war crimes investigation 'detailed and extensive' – politics live

Melbourne lockdown lifted as Victoria records two Covid cases and two deaths. Senate estimates looks at…

Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews says 'now is the time to open up' after Victoria records no Covid cases

From midnight tomorrow night Melbourne businesses will be able to start reopening as restrictions ease. Follow…

Melbourne to reopen after more than four months of Covid lockdown

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews announces an end to the stay-at-home order from Tuesday midnight after no…

Daniel Andrews under fire over delayed easing of restrictions after seven new cases reported

Scott Morrison says delay a ‘profound disappointment’, but Victorian premier says he anticipates restrictions will be…

NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – politics live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its…

Coalition grilled over $30m Western Sydney airport land, as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene…

Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal…

Coronavirus Australia live updates: NSW reports 11 new Covid cases and Victoria reports six

Scott Morrison says Howard Springs facility near Darwin will be used to quarantine returned travellers; Western…