Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus and no deaths for a fifth consecutive day, a feat not seen since February.
The border between NSW and Victoria will open in three weeks, Gladys Berejiklian has announced, as Victoria records its fifth consecutive day of zero coronavirus cases.
Animal welfare groups are calling for an investigation into the death of high-profile Melbourne Cup runner Anthony Van Dyck, who had to be euthanised after failing to finish the race.
Two people have been arrested near Vienna, the APA news agency says, as police hunt accomplices of a gunman or gunmen who killed four people in what the government calls an Islamist terrorist attack in the Austrian capital.
Authorities believe there are still undetected cases of coronavirus in Victoria, despite the state recording its fourth consecutive day of no new infections and no deaths.
For a third day in a row, Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus and no further deaths.
A 13-year-old boy has been bitten by a shark at Port Macquarie on the New South Wales mid north coast.