National News

Self-isolation for all arrivals: PM

All people coming to Australia will now have to self-isolate as the Morrison government took further steps to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Treasurer ready to further protect economy

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has promised to undertake whatever measures are needed to support the economy in the face of the coronavirus when he hands down his second budget on May 12.

Latest on the spread of coronavirus

Spain and France have imposed stringent measures to combat the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak as the the death toll keeps climbing in China and the United States extends a travel ban.

Stocks set for worst week since 2008

World stocks are set for their worst week since the 2008 financial crisis, with coronavirus panic-selling hitting nearly every asset class and investors fretting that central bank action may not be enough to soothe the pain.

Grand Prix cancelled, Dutton has virus

Major events have been cancelled, sport's being played without spectators, mass gatherings are discouraged and Australians are urged not to go overseas as the country takes unprecedented action to stem the spread of coronavirus.