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".