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Aviation boost as cheap flights sell fast

More than 600,000 half-price flights have been snapped up in just three weeks following the federal government's $1.2 billion package to help tourism bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feds hit back at WA on hotel quarantine

The West Australian premier's latest demands for greater Commonwealth assistance with COVID-19 quarantine has prompted a comprehensive smack-down from the federal government.

Support for Anzac day off, not Anzac Day

Despite the economic cost, a majority of Australians believe Anzac Day should trigger a national holiday even if it means having a Monday off, like it would this year.

'Big Bird Bandits' busted by SA police

The letter of the day is 'B'. 'B' is for busted.The 'Big Bird Bandits' who allegedly stole a Sesame Street costume from a circus in Adelaide have been tracked down and charged.

Perth into lockdown after COVID outbreak

Metropolitan Perth and the Peel region will go into a three-day lockdown from midnight on Friday after a hotel quarantine outbreak led to community transmission.