National News

Facebook targets 'stop the steal' phrase

Facebook says it's treating the next two weeks as a "major civic event" and will remove certain content containing the phrase "stop the steal" from its social media platforms.

Numbers cut on three repatriation flights

Australians stranded overseas have been dealt another blow, with passenger numbers halved on three repatriation flights because of new caps on international arrivals.

Bushfire threatened southeast SA town

The threat posed by an uncontrolled bushfire to the South Australian southeast township of Lucindale has eased but livestock, buildings and fences have been lost in the area.

NSW govt response to koala probe released

The NSW government has committed to only 11 of the 42 recommendations made by a parliamentary inquiry into koala protections conducted in the aftermath of the 'black summer' fires.

Retailers enjoyed pre-Christmas spend-up

Retail spending in the run-up to Christmas was even stronger than first thought, with Melburnians particularly rampant at the shops after emerging from a lengthy lockdown.

Three new cases as NSW restrictions ease

NSW's three new coronavirus cases, close contacts that contact tracers missed, were out and about in the community while infectious, the state's chief health officer has admitted.