Up to a thousand police officers will be on duty to meet anyone considering attending an anti-lockdown protest in Sydney this weekend, NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has warned.
Lockdowns will to continue to be used in Australia's fight against coronavirus outbreaks until at least 70 per cent of people are fully vaccinated.
Australia's health minister believes the nation is winning the battle against coronavirus vaccination misinformation after daily doses reached a record high.
AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot did not increase the instances of rare blood clots with low platelets in people after the second dose, a study shows, potentially easing some worries over the vaccine's side-effects.
South Australia will end its COVID-19 lockdown on schedule after reporting no new virus infections.
Five weeks into Sydney's lockdown, NSW is opening its vaccination hubs to younger adults wanting AstraZeneca jabs.
VICTORIA'S EASED RESTRICTIONS FROM 11:59PM ON TUESDAY:* The 5km travel limit will be removed as well as the stay-at -home requirement.
Norwegian experts say an unusually large meteor has been seen over parts of southern Scandinavia and illuminated southeast Norway with a powerful flash of light for a few seconds as many observers were reported to also hear a roaring sound afterwards.
Two more people have died from COVID-19 in NSW, taking the toll from the state's latest outbreak to 10.
South Australia is likely to end its week-long COVID-19 lockdown on time after reporting one new virus infection linked to the Modbury cluster.