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Further drop in unemployment rate expected

Economists expect the latest job figures will show a further easing in the unemployment rate and another solid rise in the number of people employed, reflecting Victoria's recovery from a...

Case detected on second Aust Open flight

Another flight full of Australian Open participants has been placed into "hard" lockdown in quarantine, after one person tested positive for coronavirus.

Emirates stops flights to Aust east coast

International airline Emirates has abruptly suspended its flights to Australia's east coast, leaving it more difficult for Australians overseas to make it home.

Homeschooling numbers continue to rise

Some parents struggled to help their kids learn at home during last year's coronavirus lockdowns but others found it so beneficial they decided to continue.

NSW eyes lighter COVID restrictions

The NSW government wants to ease restrictions after the state again recorded zero local COVID-19 cases, but says testing numbers need to rise first.