Employers are regularly seeking intimate information about job applicants' sexual orientation, gender identity and ethnicity as they choose candidates for jobs.
There are tentative signs children may not spread the novel coronavirus as much as adults, two top epidemiologists say.
The federal energy minister sees no difference with how the coalition has dealt with climate change and coronavirus in regards to listening to scientific advice.
A resolution for a review into the global response to coronavirus has passed at the World Health Assembly.
Any future vaccine and medication for the novel coronavirus must be made available cheaply to the world "as a global priority," World Health Organization members (WHO) agreed on Tuesday in a meeting that was overshadowed by US threats to leave the agency.
Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has urged state and territory governments to open their borders to domestic holidaymakers when safe, as Qantas prepares for travel restrictions to be eased as soon as July.
Any children kept home from a NSW school from next week because of coronavirus concerns will be marked as absent, as full-time face-to-face teaching resumes across the state.
A former teacher has been charged over the alleged historic sexual assaults of a student in NSW's Murrumbidgee region.
MasterChef contestant Ben Ungermann faces charges he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in Melbourne.
Another elderly resident of the Newmarch House nursing home in Sydney has died after becoming infected with COVID-19, taking the national death toll to 100.