Jessica Hull has pushed through the pain barrier to smash the 18-year-old Australian 5000m record at the Monaco Diamond League meet.
A 12-year-old girl is among three minors caught gambling and drinking at Sydney's Star Casino, costing the venue $90,000 in fines.
NSW Health officials are reportedly considering calling a halt to school choirs and the use of woodwind instruments to stem the spread of COVID-19.
When COVID-infected passengers were allowed to disembark the now-infamous Ruby Princess cruise ship in Sydney the errors were inexcusable and inexplicable and the results deadly.
Victoria has passed the peak of its second coronavirus wave but authorities remain concerned more aged care residents will die.
A wayward emu was taken to an animal shelter after it was captured while running through the streets of a northern New Jersey city.
Two Chinese cities have found traces of the coronavirus in imported frozen food and on food packaging, raising fears that contaminated food shipments might cause new outbreaks.
NSW has recorded its first COVID-19 death in more than 10 days after an elderly Sydney woman linked to the Our Lady of Lebanon Church cluster died.
The Victorian government has assumed control of three aged care facilities in Melbourne's west to stem growing COVID-19 outbreaks.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has insisted aged care failures will be addressed as the federal government comes under immense pressure over deadly coronavirus outbreaks.