One of the world's oldest bottles of Cognac has been sold for PS118,580 ($196,000).
The NSW government has a fight on its hands to get a 12-month public sector pay freeze through parliament, with upper house crossbench MPs vowing to block the $3 billion saving measure.
Australia's indigenous people have thankfully so far avoided an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus but an expert committee including medical and indigenous health groups is working to keep it out of remote communities.
Powderhounds will soon be able to enjoy the NSW snowfields with the state's alpine region to open on June 22 after the coronavirus pandemic delayed the 2020 ski season.
South Australia has called a halt to granting international travel exemptions on compassionate grounds over the bungled case of a woman from Britain who tested positive to COVID-19.
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials say after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of stifling conservative voices.
Jacinda Ardern has given her strongest indication yet of when regular trans-Tasman travel may resume, listing September as a realistic time frame.
Queensland pubs and clubs want more than 100 people in venues from mid-June under a game-changing proposal to get the industry moving again.
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has outlined a provision of $148.3 million for the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its customers.
Single parents and households where the main breadwinner was unemployed were more likely to live below the poverty line before the coronavirus outbreak.