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Aust-Facebook fight a matter for them: US

The United States considers Australia's dispute with Facebook a business negotiation between private companies and the Australian government, the US State Department says.

PM 'sorry' after victim-blaming accusation

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is sorry a former Liberal staffer feels he has been victim-blaming in response to her allegations of being raped at Parliament House.

Snap Vic lockdown to end, some rules stay

Victoria's five-day lockdown is set to end but masks and other restrictions will remain, as authorities continue to monitor thousands of close contacts linked to the Holiday Inn outbreak.

Vaccine rollout scheduled for Tasmania

Tasmania's COVID-19 vaccination program will begin next week in Hobart, first targeting frontline health workers, quarantine and border staff.

COVID 'success' definition must shift: NSW

COVID-19 frontline workers in NSW will start being vaccinated from Monday, with Premier Gladys Berejiklian arguing the definition of "success" in tackling the virus must change as the rollout progresses.

Vaccine hesitancy concerns health chief

Australia's chief medical officer has pleaded with the nation to line up for coronavirus jabs after the government detected increased levels of vaccine hesitancy.

Vic 'well-placed' to end lockdown on time

Daniel Andrews says Victoria is "well-placed" to end its five-day lockdown on time, however the premier has warned some restrictions are likely to remain in place.