Australian High Commissioner George Brandis has no coronavirus symptoms after hosting one of the last official functions attended by the now sick Prince of Wales.
Queensland has recorded its first death from the coronavirus following the death of a 68-year-old man on the state's Darling Downs.
The national cabinet has announced changes to the current coronavirus testing criteria while the deadline to suspend all elective surgery other than the most urgent procedures has been extended until April.
The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House says.
Shuttered shops, empty streets and queues at Centrelink offices will be the new normal as tighter restrictions on businesses, community facilities and public spaces come into effect from midnight.
A two-month-old boy and a seven-year-old girl have become the first children under 10 to contract COVID-19 in NSW.
Lengthy delays are expected after Queensland's border closes at midnight on Wednesday to stymie the spread of COVID-19.
The coronavirus crisis has hammered Australia's share market but there are a handful of companies that have managed to thrive despite the turmoil and lockdowns.
Many Australians are stockpiling groceries at the supermarket but their energy is better spent stocking up on sleep to boost their immunities, thus better protecting themselves against the coronavirus.
With another record amount of COVID-19 cases identified, the New Zealand government has been granted extraordinary operating powers to implement a nationwide lockdown.