SYDNEY Christmas tree farms in Australia are already shutting up shop this year, as pandemic-weary consumers eager for some festive joy spurn plastic versions and seek out fresh pine trees to spruce up their homes. | Video
POKOLBIN, Australia Faced with sluggish sales to top export markets, virtually no foreign tourists, and decreasing restaurant sales due to COVID-19, Australian wineries are increasingly looking to locals to secure their livelihoods as coronavirus curbs ease. | Video
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY The virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, much longer than the flu virus, Australian researchers said on Monday, highlighting the need for frequent cleaning and handwashing. | Video
SYDNEY Eight Australian sports federations, including peak bodies for tennis, rugby union and Australian Rules football, issued guidelines on Thursday aimed at encouraging the participation of transgender athletes.
SYDNEY Australian police have warned universities and Chinese officials about a spurt in "virtual kidnapping" scams that coerce foreign students to fake their own abductions and trick families overseas into paying ransoms. | Video
SYDNEY Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffered its most extensive coral bleaching event in March, with scientists fearing the coral recovers less each time after the third bleaching in five years. | Video
SYDNEY Australia's Northern Territory held the 2020 Uluru Camel Cup competition on Saturday, going digital for the first time in its nine-year history to play safe despite having no active cases of coronavirus.
SYDNEY There are no visitors and staff are worried about safety but that isn't stopping the animal keepers at Wild Life Sydney Zoo from taking on new challenges during the coronavirus shutdown.