National News

Australia cannot deport Aboriginal people

The High Court has ruled Aboriginal Australians cannot be considered "aliens" under the constitution, presenting a major hurdle to the deportation of two men.

Fire-hit Aust locals rejoice royal visit

Communities on the bushfire-ravaged NSW south coast hope a potential royal visit by Prince William and his wife Catherine will shine a spotlight on the region and its reconstruction efforts.

Virus toll surges, fears for China economy

The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China has soared past 1000 as the prolonged disruption to factories and businesses plays havoc with the world's second-largest economy.

More Australians on cruise ship have virus

Four Australians are among more than 60 newly-confirmed coronavirus cases aboard a quarantined cruise ship docked at Yokohama, Japanese authorities have confirmed.