NSW and Victoria are scrapping a range of COVID-19 restrictions, including the requirement for household contacts of people with the virus to isolate.
The Liberals and Labor have traded barbs over industrial relations policy ahead of the first leaders' debate.
Weeks after floods devastated massive swathes of NSW and QLD, climate change remains a major concern for Australians as they head into the polls.
Actor Johnny Depp is expected to return to the witness stand in a $US50 million ($A67 million) defamation case he says he brought to expose the truth about his relationship with ex-wife and actress Amber Heard, who has accused him of abuse.
Stroke survivors who participated in an online, interactive program suggesting healthy lifestyle options are showing improved health outcomes.
Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in Manchester United's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday following the death of his new-born son.
Rising inflation beyond the Reserve Bank of Australia's target has likely brought forward the timing of an increase in the cash rate, the central bank warns.
Olympic hockey champion Sandy Pisani has died. She was 63.Pisani was a member of the Hockeyroos team that won Australia's first Olympic gold medal in the sport at the 1988 Seoul Games.
Former Australia ODI wicketkeeper Ryan Campbell has suffered a heart attack and is in intensive care in a London hospital.
Ash Barty is returning to the world sporting stage, this time wielding a golf club rather than a tennis racquet.