Shoppers will soon be able to use tap and go at the checkout for amounts up to $200 without requiring a PIN in a move to limit the use of cash.
Australia’s corporate watchdog has warned real estate agents could face heavy fines and even jail time by advising vulnerable tenants to access superannuation to pay rent.
A man in his 80s died in hospital overnight.
A shocking chart reveals just how quickly the global airline industry, particularly in Australia, collapsed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. VIEW THE GRAPHIC
See the stats that show how WA and Australia are faring compared to the rest of the world.
After being diagnosed with coronavirus in New York, News Corp’s US correspondent Sarah Blake has revealed how unreliable testing has left her family fearful and uncertain.
Sarah Blake in New York
Ferrets have been injected with two trial vaccines for coronavirus at CSIRO’s Geelong animal testing laboratory to test whether they are safe and effective.
Sue Dunlevy, Louise Starkey
The Federal Government’s reported position that it would allow another airline to enter the Australian domestic market if Virgin Australia failed is extremely short-sighted.
There were few winners on the ASX today after it dropped almost two per cent amid increasingly dire warnings about how bad the coronavirus crisis could get in the US.
AAP and Nathan Vass in New York
A Victorian woman is the sixth person from the State to die from coronavirus.
Christine McGinn, Marnie Banger and Benita Kolovos
The new measures will also allow drivers to cancel the trip if they feel unsafe, should a rider have too many people with them.
Commonwealth Bank economists have crunched the numbers on expected growth and unemployment as a result of COVID-19 and come up with some shocking predictions.
Hundreds of centres have closed nationally, including 65 early childhood and education care centres - mostly out of school hours care - in WA.
Tourism and hospitality workers out of a job since the coronavirus pandemic in Australia can consider a career pivot into one of eight in-demand roles.
Two more deaths overnight have lifted the nation’s death toll from the coronavirus to 23.
Scott Morrison has compared himself to Moses in leading Australia through the coronavirus pandemic as the nation’s number of infections near 5000 and death toll hits 22.
Premier Mark McGowan did not mince his words as he addressed reporters today, announcing a ‘hard border closure’ effective Sunday night. RECAP TODAY’S EVENTS AS THEY HAPPENED
The coronavirus crisis could stall the historic trade deal between Indonesia and Australia and experts warn that WA businesses will miss out on opportunities if talks “go back to square one”.
Virgin Australia wants a $1.4 billion loan but it will not get it according to reports, as it considers closing its Tigerair base in Melbourne base.
Nathan Vass, David Aidone, Shoba Rao, AAP
The wild ride for the Australian share market has continued with a 330-point swing that turned its early strong gains into a massive loss.
John Dagge, Nathan Vass in New York, AAP
Only half the population will be able to get a flu vaccination this year — and some pharmacies have already run out — as doctors urge everyone to get a jab to free up hospital beds for COVID-19.
Jon Tse and Kevin Garcia are in the business of saving the planet — now they want to save the jobless and help Australians get a critical product without the hefty price tag.
Thousands of Australian travellers who ignored government advice not to travel overseas could be forced to pay for their own quarantine accommodation.
The ABC will step in to try and even the learning playing field by providing free education content to children who are forced to stay home due to the COVID-19 virus.
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