MAJOR DRUGS FOUND IN WASTEWATER ACROSS AUSTRALIAMETHAMPHETAMINE (also known as ice):* Regional consumption continues to exceed capital city consumption.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has won the first leaders' debate after defending her state border closures and attacking the Liberal National Party over election costings.
Online threats that disrupted NSW students doing their HSC exams have been labelled "particularly malicious" given the stress already being endured by the teenagers.
Scott Morrison has been forced to defend his record on climate change after being challenged by the British prime minister.
A 12-year-old Queensland schoolboy has been impaled through his groin by a javelin, with paramedics saying he is "very lucky" the injury wasn't worse.
Keith Raniere, the founder of the cult-like group NXIVM where women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 120 years in prison.
Nearly half a million people in the United States have contracted COVID-19 in the past seven days as cases and hospitalisations set fresh records.
Premier Daniel Andrews says Melburnians will soon be allowed to visit each other, but warns that homes are "the most dangerous place for the spread of this virus".
A knife-wielding man who prompted "mass panic" when he chased his estranged wife through Brisbane Airport before pulling a fake bomb from a suitcase has been sentenced to six years in jail.
Elderly Australians may not be able to get a coronavirus vaccine if the medicine has not been trialled on such an age group.