Labor is "shell-shocked" at the "terrible" result of a NSW by-election that saw its primary vote slide backwards and the government retain the marginal seat, NSW opposition leader Jodi McKay says.
The second repatriation flight from India has landed in Darwin with 165 Australians on board and they will now spend 14 days in quarantine in the Howard Springs facility.
Deputy federal Labor leader Richard Marles has played down what impact the result of the NSW Upper Hunter by-election could have on a federal poll due in the coming year.
If Ned Kelly was still around he'd probably be an anti-vaxxer, yet no doubt find himself in the minority.
A Virgin Galactic manned shuttle has made a rocket-powered flight from New Mexico to the fringe of space.