Many Australians have picked up new habits during the coronavirus lockdown with almost one in eight drinking alcohol every day since the pandemic began, a survey has found.
Almost 270 Victorians have been fined for breaching coronavirus restrictions, including a man helping a friend to move a TV across Melbourne.
A staff member at Bunnings in Sydney's west has tested positive to COVID-19.
LATEST DEVELOPMENTS* Victoria recorded 466 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths on Saturday.
SES volunteers have responded to more than 200 calls and conducted seven rescues on NSW's south coast, after areas flooded only last week receive another drenching.
A thousand more permanent professional firefighters are needed in NSW to help the state avoid the devastation of another Black Summer, a public service union says.
A 21-year-old man has been stabbed to death at Tamworth in northeastern NSW.
A man will face court accused of stealing more than $50,000 worth of designer handbags and other items from retail stores in Sydney and Melbourne.
A man is recovering in hospital after having his face spray-painted during a street robbery in Adelaide.
A teenager has been charged over an assault in Sydney's inner west, which left a woman in hospital and two other people injured.