What's Happening Around Australia?
Four Sydney schools closed over COVID
Four Sydney schools have closed because of COVID-19 infections, as NSW records 13 new cases of the virus and the number linked to the Sydney CBD gym cluster grows to 14.
Sydney Harbour Bridge crash kills driver
A horrific head-on crash that closed the Sydney Harbour Bridge for three hours during morning peak has left a woman dead and four others injured, one critically.
Labor pushing to scrap JobKeeper changes
Labor has ramped up calls to extend the current rate of wage subsidies and the boosted dole payment as the coalition pushes for workplace flexibility.
Vic records 17 more deaths, 208 new cases
There have been 17 more COVID-19 deaths in Victoria and 208 new cases. The national death toll is now 502 while state fatalities have reached 415.
One-in-15-year snow event hits NSW regions
Snow is set to fall across large swathes of ACT and the NSW Central and Southern Tablelands as a deep low-pressure trough batters the state with wild winds and chilly temperatures.