Queensland has recorded two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, while a truck driver has tested positive interstate after being infectious in the Sunshine State.
The 12 million-plus COVID-19 vaccines that have gone into arms in NSW appear to be helping keep a lid on an expected surge in new infections and hospitalisations as the state opens up.
South Australia will remove domestic border restrictions from November 23 for travellers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Australia has pinned its hopes on existing technologies and unproven breakthroughs to achieve a 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target.
Macarthur FC have moved swiftly to fill the void left by captain Adam Federici's unexpected retirement, signing Filip Kurto for the upcoming A-League Men season.
Australia is expected to allow quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated international arrivals into at least four states before Christmas.
A suspect is in custody after two people were killed and four injured - including a police officer - in a shooting at a shopping mall in Boise, Idaho.
Sonar scans of the sea floor off northwest Tasmania will get underway for a second day in the search for a missing man and a boat.
James Tedesco will be investigated by the NRL's integrity unit after a woman claimed he made a racial slur against her in Sydney last week.
Victoria's reopening could place the health of some vulnerable members of the Indigenous community further at risk, with the race to vaccinate them against COVID-19 becoming more urgent.