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NSW exposure sites grow as masks mandated

Mask usage on Sydney's public transport network will be mandatory for at least five days after another local COVID-19 case popped up in a man who had "fleeting exposure" from an infected shopper.

Delta variant to be globally dominant: WHO

The Delta variant of COVID-19, first identified in India, is becoming the globally dominant variant of the disease, the World Health Organisation's chief scientist says.

NSW premier is dating high-profile lawyer

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is dating again, this time seeing the lawyer who represented her at a corruption hearing into former boyfriend and government colleague Daryl Maguire.

Qld schoolgirl likely choked by foster dad

Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer likely died as a result of choking or asphyxiation in a deliberate act by her remorseless foster father, a coroner has found.

Contact of Sydney COVID case also positive

A man in his 60s who drove international flight crews to their Sydney quarantine hotels has been confirmed as a new local COVID-19 case, sparking a scramble to prevent any community spread.