After nearly five weeks at the maximum Level Four restrictions, with only essential services operating, the country will move to Level Three late on Monday.
The COVIDSafe app uses a phone's Bluetooth wireless signal to store information about people's interactions, and can be accessed by health officials if a person contracts coronavirus.
Australia's football league held out to be one of the last competitions in the world still playing, but has been at a standstill since late March.
The collapse of Virgin Australia leaves the country with only one carrier, as administrators attempt to restructure the airline and get it operational again as soon as possible.
Roma players and coach Paulo Fonseca have agreed to go without pay for the rest of the season to help the club's finances during the coronavirus pandemic.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in a statement the move comes after talks with Facebook and Alphabet failed to yield a voluntary code to address complaints by domestic media players that the tech giants have too tight a grip on advertising.
New Zealand introduced its highest, level 4 lockdown measures in March, under which offices, schools and all non-essential services like bars, restaurants, cafes and playgrounds were shut down.
The rate of new coronavirus cases has abated significantly in both countries without straining the capacity of their health systems.
Former Vatican treasurer George Pell left Barwon Prison near Melbourne after the High Court overturned five counts of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s.
George Pell was convicted by a jury in December 2018 on one charge of sexual penetration of a child under 16 and four charges of an indecent act with a child under 16.
Anyone found to need urgent medical care would be brought to facilities onshore, but the ships would be expected to head to their home ports with the rest of their crews, said Police Commissioner Mick Fuller of New South Wales state
Seven passengers have tested positive for Covid-19 aboard the Artania, which had been due to travel onward to South Africa but is now anchored near the port of Fremantle.
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