Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is the latest coronavirus case in Queensland as the state recorded its first cases outside the southeast corner and various events were called off.
Pressure from disgruntled drivers has forced Formula One bosses to make the unprecedented call to cancel the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
An outlaw bikie gang linked to a double murder, kidnapping and torture has been targeted by police raids in Queensland and NSW.
All non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people should not go ahead from Monday to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
As two brothers and an older girl played in a home and listened to a song about William Tyrrell, one confided he "knew who killed" the three-year-old.
Virus-bruised travel agency Flight Centre will close up to 100 underperforming stores and has scrapped its earnings guidance amid mounting airline service cuts and widening travel bans.
Former US Army soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning has been released from prison on a judge's order after being held since May for refusing to testify in an ongoing US investigation of WikiLeaks.
Walt Disney will close its theme parks in California and Florida and its resort in Paris from this weekend through to the end of the month over the global outbreak of coronavirus.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Virgin Australia says it will slash capacity on its domestic and international routes, as the airline confirmed one of its cabin crew has the coronavirus.