Police have charged two teenage boys with murder following the stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy in a car park at Redcliffe north of Brisbane.
NSW Health has confirmed the deaths of two more people from coronavirus, bringing Australia's total death toll to five.
All French ski resorts are closing on Sunday and will not reopen for the rest of the season as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, ski resort operators say, dealing another heavy blow to a France's tourism industry.
France and Spain have imposed lockdowns, Australia has ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners, and Argentina and El Salvador have extended entry bans as the world seeks to contain the coronavirus.
Homicide squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found with upper-body injuries in inner Melbourne.
Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus and extended a travel ban to Britain and Ireland to try to slow the spread of a pandemic that has shut down much of the daily routine of American life.
All people coming to Australia will now have to self-isolate as the Morrison government took further steps to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has promised to undertake whatever measures are needed to support the economy in the face of the coronavirus when he hands down his second budget on May 12.
Isolated Hollywood star Tom Hanks may have an infectious smile but at least that hasn't extended to him passing on coronavirus.
Spain and France have imposed stringent measures to combat the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak as the the death toll keeps climbing in China and the United States extends a travel ban.