Queensland will run deficits for the next four years and plunge into almost $130 billion worth of debt.
Low interest rates, rising consumer confidence and government support measures could see house prices accelerate next year.
On the 78th anniversary of his heroic World War II actions, Teddy Sheean has posthumously been awarded Australia's highest military honour for giving his life to save his mates.
South Australia has thrown its border open to Victorians, as new business check-in systems come into force and health officials report no new virus cases linked to a worrying COVID-19 cluster.
The 2020 prize for Merriam-Webster's word of the year went to an obvious choice: pandemic.
New Zealand has intervened in the escalating diplomatic row between Australia and China, raising concerns over a doctored image shared by a senior Chinese official on Twitter.
The South Australian government will issue a second round of travel vouchers to stimulate the state's tourism sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
People in the US could have access to their first two vaccines against the coronavirus before Christmas, Health Secretary Alex Azar says.
Qantas insists safety won't be compromised by its plan to outsource about 2000 positions, having rejected an in-house bid to save jobs at the COVID-battered airline.
NRL star Jack de Belin and his friend Callan Sinclair remain accused of sexual assault after a jury was unable to reach any verdict and discharged.