Australia is a slightly kinder country than it was three years ago and it's the women leading the way.
Rescuers are expected to work over the weekend to retrieve the bodies of five men who died when a light plane crashed on a remote beach in Queensland's far north.
European travellers may be banned from Australia due to coronavirus after the United States suspended all travel from the continent.
NRL players have been told to avoid shaking hands with fans in a bid to control the coronavirus outbreak as part of a document sent to all clubs.
More than 6.5 million pensioners and welfare recipients will get $750 cash payments from March 31 to help them through the coronavirus crisis.
The NBA has suspended its season "until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
The government will throw $4.7 billion at Australia's poorest households as part of a major push to keep the economy healthy during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Morrison government's package to deal with the fallout from the coronavirus will inject $17.6 billion into the Australian economy.
Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years behind bars but the fallen movie mogul only spent a short time in prison before being taken to hospital with chest pains, one of his spokespeople says.
Cooper Cronk has revealed he loosened his reins at the Sydney Roosters last year in a conscious bid to help Luke Keary and James Tedesco plan for life without him in 2020.