The NSW chief health officer has warned the state's residents that COVID-19 vaccinations don't kick in for at least 12 days, with a vaccinated Sydney hotel quarantine worker coming down with the virus.
Two Star Casino employees have been sacked over separate theft incidents and convicted in NSW courts.
Murray Walker, the infectiously excitable television commentator who became the voice of Formula One for generations around the English-speaking world, has died at the age of 97.
An alarming number of school principals were threatened with violence or were victims of physical violence in the past year.
A swimmer on the NSW south coast has been attacked by a shark during an early morning dip.
The federal health minister Greg Hunt is out of hospital following treatment for a bacterial skin infection on his leg.
NSW Police did not receive an extensive dossier sent to the Prime Minister detailing historic rape allegations against the Attorney-General before closing the case, Commissioner Mick Fuller has revealed.
The World Health Organisation has squarely endorsed AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine as Thailand joined a number of smaller European countries in suspending use of the shot because of sporadic reports of blood clots among recipients.
Melbourne's Royal Exhibition Building and the Convention and Exhibition Centre have been earmarked to play key roles in vaccinating thousands of Victorian emergency workers against COVID-19.
Biosecurity experts have urged Australians to keep an eye out for smelly and invasive disease-carrying snails with a massive appetite.