Australians with severely compromised immune systems will be offered a third coronavirus jab to maximise protection against the deadly disease.
More than 11,000 people have been sent debt notices worth almost $33 million linked to JobKeeper wage subsidies.
Australian of the Year Grace Tame has pointedly questioned Prime Minister Scott Morrison in front of a packed National Press Club over his recent handling of sexual assault allegations.
More than one million Australians will receive a tax cut as the Morrison government spends up big to guide the nation out of the coronavirus-led recession.
Wage subsidies will shift from flat fortnightly payments to a tiered system under an overhaul of the JobKeeper scheme.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has backed making Australians returning from overseas pay for their two-week hotel quarantine stay.