Investors have slashed $US50 billion ($A69 billion) from Tesla Inc's market value despite CEO Elon Musk's promise to cut electric vehicle costs so radically that a $US25,000 ($A34,588) car that drives itself will be possible, but not for at least three years.
Australia has signed onto a global coronavirus agreement in the hope of gaining early access to dozens of potential vaccines.
At least 25 pilot whales involved in a mass stranding on Tasmania's remote west coast have been guided back out to sea.
Melbourne is "absolutely on track" to have its coronavirus restrictions eased next Monday, despite Victorian new cases jumping to 28.
Queensland will shift its border zone 100km further south from next weekend, throwing open the door to residents in five more NSW council areas including Byron Bay.
Even the poorest performing face masks filter at least 50 per cent of aerosols released by coughing, Australian researchers say.
Women's legal experts have forecast a surge in demand for domestic violence services when financial coronavirus support is wound down.
Thousands of millionaires have been claiming the dole throughout the coronavirus pandemic but are set to be kicked off later this week when the asset test returns.
Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt has joined the 'Original 9' group, whose efforts ultimately led to the creation of the Women's Tennis Association, in headlining the list of nominees for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange suffers from auditory hallucinations including hearing voices saying "we're coming to get you", a psychiatrist has told his extradition hearing.