Australians will be able to buy rapid antigen tests along with the rest of their groceries when they become available on supermarket shelves next week.
The majority of COVID-19 cases reported in NSW are now being diagnosed in the regions and smaller cities, rather than in Sydney where the Delta outbreak first took hold.
Nearly two years ago, koala Ember was being treated in hospital for burns and dehydration after being caught in the horrific Black Summer bushfires.
Hospitals in Australia’s most populous state are “under enormous pressure” as the COVID-19 outbreak that has locked down Sydney for nearly eight weeks worsens.
The union representing Queensland’s police officers has been criticised for claiming some people seek domestic violence orders to gain an advantage in family law disputes.