Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is optimistic the Australian economy has already turned the corner despite new figures showing the jobless rate unexpectedly spiking above five per cent in October.
Intense, widespread rainfall has led to flooding in northern NSW overnight as the SES received nearly 200 calls for help.
In December 2019, filmmakers Justin Krook and Luke Mazzaferro were flying around Australia to promote a documentary they'd made about the future of artificial intelligence when they began to notice a troubling, and recurring, sight far below them.
Australia's climate policies have been ranked last out of 64 countries and the nation among the worst offenders for emissions, renewables and energy use.
NSW has hit 90 per cent full COVID-19 vaccination as a new report suggests unvaccinated people are 10 times more likely to become infected.
A shortage of retail workers is hampering Australian businesses after lockdown and there are calls for overseas workers to fill the void.
Scott Morrison has blasted Western Australia's decision to keep its border shut into 2022, criticising the state for flouting a national COVID-19 reopening plan.
The wife of a shark attack victim who is yet to be found has described her husband as a "lovely man" and a "wonderful father".
Sydney's mass COVID-19 vaccination hub at Qudos Bank Arena will be closed, while protesters have gathered across NSW ahead of restrictions further easing.
Australia may be on track to have one of the highest vaccination rates in the world but that's not stopping health officials launching another push to get stragglers immunised.