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NSW govt eyes opening gyms, beauty salons

The NSW government has flagged the "imminent" re-opening of gyms and beauty salons as the state over the next two weeks prepares for a landmark easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Australian virus death toll climbs to 102

Federal Labor has intensified its attack on the Morrison government's troubled JobKeeper program, as Australia recorded another death from the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia's stimulus not as big as thought

The Morrison government's much boasted-about $320 billion stimulus package to steer the economy through the coronavirus pandemic just got that much smaller, raising questions about the strength of the economic rebound.

Breast cancer charity aims for zero deaths

An Australian breast cancer charity has awarded $10 million to research into treatment and early detection in a push to meet an ambitious target of zero breast cancer deaths by 2030.

Record internet speeds recorded in Aust

We invented WiFi and now Australian researchers claim they have helped develop a device that enables the fastest internet speeds ever recorded - capable of downloading a thousand HD movies in less than a second.

JobKeeper error drives down cost, reach

WHY THE JOBKEEPER NUMBERS WERE REVISED DOWN* The Australian Taxation Office and Treasury advised the government on Thursday of a "reporting error" in JobKeeper, the wage subsidy program to help people affected by the COVID-19 downturn.
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