Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the US and Australia are joined in their aim to achieve peace in the Indo-Pacific.
He has met with US President Joe Biden in New York, ahead of further talks with the US, India and the UK in Washington DC.
He has also been working to address European tensions linked to French anger over a cancelled submarine contract.
A woman and two of her children – aged two and eight – have died in a crash on the Central Coast last night.
Three other children in the car were injured.
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire in Strathfield that’s left a woman fighting for life in hospital.
The woman in her 70s suffered burns in the blaze last night, which reportedly was fuelled by the explosion of a gas cannister while she was cooking.
Police in Victoria are putting protestors on notice, vowing to change their tactics ahead of a third day of planned action.
About 2000 demonstrators charged through Melbourne yesterday, taking over huge parts of the city for eight hours.
The NSW Government said more than 500 people who were previously sleeping rough now have a safe place to call home.
It is part of a program that’s been running for a year – aimed at breaking the cycle of homelessness by securing housing in the private rental market and connecting them to tailored support.