Victoria’s embattled Health Minister hasn’t gone quietly, giving her department a whack and attacking Daniel Andrews in her final statement. Here’s why Jenny Mikakos’ resignation was a shock.
Victoria’s health minister Jenny Mikakos has quit over the failure of the hotel quarantine scheme, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison prepares to turn up the heat on China over COVID-19.
Michael Traill, Charlotte Elton, David Aidone, Zoe Smith, Maria Bervanakis, James MacSmith, Merryn Johns and Tiffany Bakker in New York
Jenny Mikakos has quit her portfolio as the fallout from the State’s COVID-19 hotel quarantine scheme continues.
The final witness in the inquiry into Victoria’s botched quarantine program, Premier Daniel Andrews, apologised but was unable to answer the key question.
If you missed out on ordering a next-gen Xbox or PlayStation this week, be prepared to fight for it in November. Experts warn this Christmas season could see a huge rush on games gear.
Popular social site TikTok has become a honey pot for predators targeting children with authorities reporting alarming cases of child sex abuse. Here are the warning signs and how you can protect your kids.
Whether you plan to buy, sell or invest in real estate, now more than ever there are two traits that you need to succeed.
A day after Donald Trump declared that he was “not a fan” of Meghan Markle, a friend has revealed the Duchess of Sussex would not rule out setting her sights on the White House.
Stephen Drill, with Nadia Salemme, Merryn Johns
Determined ‘bad actors’ worked out ways to get around TikTok’s security controls and tried to upload a graphic suicide video 10,000 times, a Senate inquiry heard today.
Television presenter Ryan Phelan is looking forward to getting back to work after he was cleared by police of all domestic violence charges levelled against him.
Jonathon Moran & Derrick Krusche
There were multiple failures in the hotel quarantine program, but at its core, the refusal to accept ADF help as other states did, and instead use private security firms was the most devastating.
COVID-19 lockdowns are inflaming child custody rows and tearing families apart in an already overstretched family court system. This is one case where tensions transcended borders.
COVID-19 has turned the financial world upside down, but in different ways than many people expected. Experts explain how you can make the most of what you have.
In yet another inquiry twist, the Victorian Government could be eligible for compensation from security firms over the state’s botched hotel quarantine program.
The Proclaimers 500 Miles song seemed apt on my wedding day but it’s pretty ironic now, writes Edwina Bartholomew.
You haven’t heard Peter Garrett sing like this before. The rocker harmonises with one of Australia’s much-loved indigenous superstars on the latest track from their Makarrata Project EP.
Police say they were unaware of a swingers party held in Colac last month until days after the seedy event. Now questions remain over whether there is any link between the illegal gathering and a burst of coronavirus cases in the area.
Mark Buttler and Shannon Deery
A plan to turn the lights off on China’s space exploration race efforts has backfired for a Swedish company, and landed Australia in the middle of the growing geopolitical tensions.
A WA nurse who contracted coronavirus while working in a Melbourne aged care facility has arrived back in Perth along with six of her colleagues.
The NRL will lose 25 per cent of its workforce at headquarters after CEO Andrew Abdo confirmed a push to cut $50 million in spending
Health authorities are concerned people are becoming complacent about coronavirus infections as case numbers fall across the country.
The Coalition has rebounded from last month’s drop in support over border skirmishes with Labor leaders, as Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese’s approval ratings fall.
Tuning into the daily press conference has become a ritual for Victorians. But Sophie Elsworth says it’s also become a punishment as we’re forced to listen to Daniel Andrews.
A convicted Irish killer wanted for questioning over a one-punch attack in Sydney has raised questions about Australia’s border security, and left many asking how safe regulations really are.
Stephen Drill, Europe correspondent
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