National News

New COVID case as SA beefs up security

South Australia will make sweeping reforms to its hotel quarantine system after a cluster of COVID-19 cases, and confirmation of a new infection at an Adelaide high school.

OxyContin maker pleads guilty in US

Purdue Pharma LP has pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, capping a deal with federal prosecutors to resolve an investigation into the drug maker's role in the US opioid crisis.

Two new cluster cases in South Australia

Two more cases have been added to South Australia's concerning coronavirus cluster with a couple infected while in hotel quarantine in Adelaide, prompting an investigation into how the virus was transmitted.

COVID-19 passports likely for travellers

Qantas is part of a push by world airlines to require international travellers to prove they've had the coronavirus vaccination before entering or leaving a country on a flight.