The coal mine being built by Adani in central Queensland is just the first stage of a project that could expand to six times its size.
Old Victorian hospital wards will be recommissioned to help handle the extra pressure coronavirus is expected to place on the health system.
Queensland's event industry is on the brink of collapse with estimated losses from coronavirus cancellations topping $10 million.
Greedy petrol station operators have been told to stop dragging their feet and pass on savings to cash-strapped Australian motorists as the coronavirus crisis causes oil prices to plummet.
Australia is set to pull up the global drawbridge, banning all non-citizens and non-residents from entering the country from 9pm on Friday to minimise the impact of the coronavirus.
Manners are a must as social distancing pushes Australians further apart, as experts turn their noses up at coronavirus panic buying.
The Australian and New Zealand have dollars tumbled to multi-year lows as panic selling swept global markets, overwhelming attempts by central banks to cushion the fallout from the coronavirus.
Sex workers say the impact of coronavirus will be particularly damaging for an industry fighting for decriminalisation and access to labour rights.
Qantas is suspending all international flights, will delay its $201 million interim payout, and is standing down two-thirds of its 30,000-member workforce until the end of May in the face of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic.
Peter Dutton has blamed criminals for sparking the panic buying engulfing Australian supermarkets during the coronavirus pandemic.