The federal government is preparing to provide further financial support for NSW as its coronavirus outbreak worsens, claiming its first death.
NSW has recorded its first COVID-19 death of 2021 as the state's premier predicts the number of daily infections will soon hit triple figures.
Ash Barty has hailed her Wimbledon triumph as "nothing short of a miracle" after overcoming serious injury to complete her dream of lifting the biggest title in tennis.
New Zealand's heightened sensitivity to COVID-19 is undoubtedly driving a tightening of the trans-Tasman bubble.
A five-week-old boy has died after being mauled by his family's American Staffordshire dog on the NSW central coast.
A tearful Ash Barty has realised her Wimbledon dream, repelling a ferocious comeback from Karolina Pliskova and imposing her own glorious all-court game in a compelling three-setter to win the trophy she had always longed to hold.
The group of 20 rich countries say the economic outlook has improved since they last met in April but warn new COVID-19 variants could threaten the recovery.
Saturday was meant to be the day Greater Sydney emerged from a two-week lockdown, but instead the city recorded another 50 cases and woke to its toughest COVID-19 restrictions in more than a year.
Ash Barty's animal instincts to "hunt" and gather trophies will override any anxieties and nerves as she chases tennis's greatest prize on Saturday night.
Australia is set to trial home quarantine for fully vaccinated overseas arrivals who will still be required to spend 14 days in isolation.