Climate experts are calling for much stronger emissions-reduction targets for Australia to ensure global warming remains well below two degrees Celsius.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the drop in the unemployment rate is a further sign of Australia's economic recovery gaining momentum.
Australia's largest dairy company is being investigated by the Tasmanian environment watchdog over issues with effluent management.
Coinbase has made a rousing debut on Wall Street, with shares of the digital currency exchange rising so high that the company briefly had a market value over $US100 billion ($A130 billion).
A "critical alert" has been issued to Australian organisations using Microsoft Exchange to send and receive emails after the tech giant found significant new vulnerabilities.
Queensland will ease coronavirus restrictions early after no new locally acquired cases were reported.
Scott Morrison has refused to offer former Australia Post chief executive Christine Holgate an apology after she accused him of bullying.
Citing reputational risk from poor animal welfare practice, New Zealand is banning live exports of animals by sea.
Christine Holgate has revealed she was suicidal after being forced out as Australia Post boss in a scathing excoriation of Scott Morrison.
Australia has recorded its 910th coronavirus death with all bar five involving people aged 50 and over.