Reopening Australia before four in every five Australians are vaccinated risks the rampant spread of coronavirus and hospitals being overwhelmed, the Grattan Institute says.
NSW has reported a record 239 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and at least 88 of those people were circulating in the community for all or part of their infectious period.
“Anarchists” planning a repeat of the weekend’s anti-lockdown rallies will be arrested, the NSW police chief has warned.
Exactly a week after Ben Roberts-Smith entered the witness box in his defamation trial, media companies will get their first chance to poke holes in his evidence.
Victoria Cross winner Ben Roberts Smith used prepaid phones sourced through a third party to call former colleagues in his quest to find the source of “demonstrably false” media articles about him, a court has heard.
Federal minister Christian Porter has decided to discontinue his defamation action against the ABC and journalist Louise Milligan, the broadcaster says.