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Tasmania records first coronavirus death

An elderly woman has become Tasmania's first coronavirus death, as people are warned they could be arrested for disobeying national social gathering orders.

Bans, billions rolled out to combat virus

A two-pronged attack featuring a $130 billion package to protect six million jobs and tighter controls on Australians' movements has been launched to counter COVID-19.

No cautions in NSW amid social crackdown

The current restrictions to curb COVID-19 in NSW will remain in place for a month before being reassessed, Premier Gladys Berejiklian says, meaning a tougher...