Political leaders have sought to reassure Australians about the food supply amid tough new restrictions to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
Facebook has rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in the United States and more than 50 other countries, embedding a short-form video service called Reels as a feature within its popular Instagram app.
The Beirut explosion is "unquestionably" one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in history, according to calculations by British engineering experts.
Law enforcement agencies will be given boosted powers to tackle the dark web under a $1.7 billion federal government cybersecurity plan.
Elite cyber spies trained to target overseas criminal networks could soon shift their focus to Australian-based creeps lurking on the dark web.
Lebanese rescue workers are digging through the mangled wreckage of buildings looking for survivors after a massive warehouse explosion sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4000.
Australia's youngest coronavirus victim, a man in his 30s, has died in Victoria as the state suffered its worst day, with 725 new cases and 15 fatalities.
Queenslanders are being urged to head home as the state prepares to reinstate a hard border lockdown with NSW this week.
Australian passengers have been left with just one low-cost carrier after Virgin banished Tigerair into extinction.
Queensland will no longer offer hotel quarantine exemptions to diplomats after a coronavirus-infected contractor used the loophole to enter the state from Afghanistan.