Queensland fossil hunters discover a cave of 15-million-year-old prehistoric marsupials.
The Queensland state government grants land rights over parts of the UNESCO-listed Wet Tropics, including the Daintree National Park, to the Kuku Yalanji people. The Kuku Yalanji will initially co-administer the land with the Queensland government.
The state of Victoria enters a lockdown for the sixth time since the beginning of the pandemic, joining New South Wales and Queensland, after a currently unexplained increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
Accounts of sightings of animals thought to resemble the extinct thylacine, the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times, prompt a search in the Far North of the Australian state of Queensland.