School holidays could be extended as Australia considers increasingly drastic measures to contain the coronavirus after it was declared a global pandemic.
The Marshall Government will move to change the state’s Public Health Act amid escalating coronavirus fears, in a move designed to give authorities greater powers to detain and isolate potential carriers.
Torres Strait Islanders are going to the United Nations to accuse the Morrison government of breaching their human rights over its inaction on climate change.
The federal agriculture minister has savaged Coles and Aldi for keeping their cut-price milk lines and has urged customers to boycott them.
Woolworths will stop selling milk for $1 a litre, bumping up the price by 10 cents with the increase to go to struggling dairy farmers.
Soldiers are using every boat they can get their hands on to evacuate Townsville residents amid fears up to 2000 properties may have been inundated.