The NRL says it is on track for Australia's biggest sporting crowd in seven months with the last tickets to Sunday's grand final to be released.
Premier Daniel Andrews has conceded New Zealanders are free to enter Victoria despite the state not signing up to be a part of the trans-Tasman bubble.
Two gunmen lay in wait outside a southwest Sydney home before shooting a man dead in his front yard when he walked outside, in what police believe is a targeted killing.
Switzerland has announced tighter restrictions to tackle a second coronavirus wave hitting the country, including a nation-wide obligation to wear masks and a ban on large scale public gatherings.
VICTORIA'S PATHWAY OUT OF LOCKDOWN:The state government has mapped a new pathway out of lockdown for metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria that depends on stamping out COVID-19 cases in the community that have an unknown source.
A Holden Commodore has conquered Mount Panorama for the final time with Shane van Gisbergen securing a memorable Supercars victory in the red lion's Bathurst 1000 farewell.
Melburnians are a little closer to 'COVID normal' with the freedom to travel 25km from home and enjoy unlimited time outdoors under relaxed restrictions to begin on Monday.
A man is in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in the head during a fight at a southwestern Sydney motor inn.
NSW has recorded just one new locally-transmitted case of COVID-19, with a coronavirus cluster in southwest Sydney's Oran Park growing to 19.
A unlicensed driver will face court accused of trying to outrun a South Australian police helicopter, after crashing into a car yard while swerving to avoid road spikes.