National News

Qld closes national parks as toll rises

Queensland is closing most national parks, walking tracks and 4WD areas, as the state's death toll from COVID-19 rises to three and a full border lockdown takes effect from midnight.

Free child care during the COVID-19 crisis

All parents with kids in child care at the start of March will receive it for free over the next six months in the federal government's latest billion dollar coronavirus package.

NSW virus isolation rules to last 90 days

NSW Police will not seek an extension to coronavirus isolation rules beyond 90 days, with the state's highest-ranking officer hoping people will have the message after three months.

Wimbledon canned for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was cancelled for a reason other than war as it became the latest major sporting event in 2020 to fall victim of the coronavirus pandemic.

Work from homers saving big bucks

An estimated one in four Australians are working from home and while the coronavirus pandemic may be causing isolation issues, it's offering many the chance to save big bucks.