Just as fast as travel restrictions eased, they are now being reimposed around the world. But experts are unsure whether it will be enough to stop the spread of the Omicron strain. Read why.
Authorities are racing to determine whether the Northern Territory arrival has brought the heavily mutated Omicron variant to Australia. Read more.
The federal government has announced new measures to protect Australia from the new Omicron Covid-19 strain. Read more.
An alarming new Covid variant has been named by the World Health Organisation as countries rush to suspend travel from South Africa. Find out more.
The celebration of Sweden's first female prime minister lasted less than 12 hours, plunging the country into political uncertainty.
An unflinching Peter Dutton has issued a warning to Beijing that the Morrison government has no interest in meeting their 14 demands. Find out more.
A top doctor is worried about South Australia’s ability to cope with Covid-19 as border restrictions are eased. Read why.
The British PM fumbled with papers for 20 seconds, made car noises and spoke about a trip to Peppa Pig World during his unusual speech. See the video.
A fierce war-of-words is developing, with China accusing the Morrison government of 'irresponsible' war mongering – a charge Australia's foreign spokesperson has also levelled.
'Be a goddamn bloody adult!': Jacqui Lambie has slammed the One Nation Senator's controversial bill, which was rejected in the senate. Read more about the debate.
Almost two years into the global Covid pandemic, Australia's borders are reopening for fully vaccinated student and skilled worker visa holders. Find out more.
During the NSW Covid crisis, the former premier said repeatedly all decisions were based on 'health advice' but an email has revealed otherwise. Find out what the NSW Health advice was.
A Labor frontbencher says he is 'stunned' by Scott Morrison's remarks on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
A young girl with symptoms of a brain disorder is being forced to wait for medical care in Brisbane because of a sudden new directive for NSW residents. Read more.
Read how China's president has referred to his US counterpart in their first video meeting as leaders after months of tense diplomatic relations.
A TV interview with the Deputy Prime Minister took a bizarre turn as a fiery clash erupted over one seemingly simple question. Find out what happened.
The editor of Chinese tabloid the Global Times has made a disturbing threat to Australia. Find out more about what has unfolded.
Scott Morrison is facing growing questions about his relationship with the truth. He also revealed when Australians will head back to the polls.
Scott Morrison has responded to calls for anti-vaxxers to be stripped of Medicare after Singapore took similar steps against vaccine holdouts.
Cases of the wildly infectious Delta variant have ballooned again in Victoria ahead of a public Remembrance Day event.
The MP's chief of staff posted a photo of the shocking letter to Twitter which included what appeared to be a used condom. Read what was said here.
Chief Minister Michael Gunner declared the emergency over on Monday, saying the Top End's first community outbreak was under control – but his announcement could have been premature.
A breast cancer survivor is calling for all screening services to reopen in NSW amid fears many women will be diagnosed too late because of the pandemic.
The Global Times has warned Canberra must learn its lesson if Australian businesses have any chance of benefiting from trade in China. Find out more.