A new anti-clotting drug could significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients, with promising signs of improved blood flow to the brain to reduce instances of death and disability.
A perfect storm of cybersecurity threats is swirling around the Tokyo Olympics with fans including Australian audiences, sponsors, broadcasters and the Games themselves potentially at risk.
As Australia ends its longest war in Afghanistan, the army's attention has turned to home amid growing instability in the Indo-Pacific.
Stay-at-home orders are being tightened in three Sydney council areas, retail is being restricted and construction paused as NSW records a COVID-19 death and 111 new community cases.
A driver in Tasmania has recorded a blood alcohol reading nearly five times over the legal limit.
National cabinet has thrashed out a truce on COVID-19 support for households and businesses.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has admitted supplies are not yet sufficient to bring large numbers of pharmacies into the COVID-19 vaccination program.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing a push to enable support payments to flow through to people hit by lockdowns regardless of their length.
Premier Daniel Andrews says Victoria has "no choice" but to enter a five-day statewide lockdown to contain a growing outbreak of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
South Australia will enforce tough border restrictions for Victoria and strengthen local COVID-19 rules as interstate case numbers continue to rise.