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Man, 39, charged with murder following alleged domestic violence attack in Sydney's southPolice will allege the 39-year-old man was in a two year "on-and-off-again relationship" with the victim.
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AFP investigation of controversial Sydney airport deal probing 'fraud' and 'corruption' concernsThe investigation centres around the purchase of the Leppington Triangle land near Western Sydney Airport for the allegedly inflated value of $30 million.
Gang leader Bassam Hamzy's younger brother shot dead in SydneyA man has died after being gunned down in a suspected drive-by shooting in Sydney's southwest.It's understood the victim is notorious crime figure Bassam Hamzy's younger brother Mejid Hamzy.His..
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China-Australia tensions: Ban on coal could cost Australia $15 billion a yearIn June last year, the people of Sydney woke to the unexpected sight of the Chinese Navy in the harbour. For some, it was a concerning sign that the Morrison government had perhaps allowed Australia to..
NSW records one new local coronavirus case as Sydney's Oran Park cluster grows to 19A coronavirus cluster in southwest Sydney has grown to 19, with NSW recording one new locally-acquired case and another four in hotel quarantine.
Man's 'passive aggressive' note on a Bondi car sparks divideThere is nothing more frustrating than a car taking up two parking spots, particularly in busy areas such as Sydney's popular suburb of Bondi — but could there be a valid reason?One man became so..
Seventeen travellers from New Zealand leave Melbourne Airport in a breach of the trans-Tasman bubbleThe passengers landed in Sydney as part of the trans-Tasman bubble and then allegedly caught a connecting flight to Melbourne.
NSW reports five new local coronavirus cases as testing ramps up in southwest SydneyIt comes restrictions in NSW for outdoor venues are eased, with up to 500 people allowed to attend open-air concerts so long as they stay seated and four metres apart.
Covid 19 coronavirus: Australian MP questions why NZ travellers detained in MelbourneLiberal MP Tim Wilson has said he doesn't "really understand what the issue is" with the 17 New Zealand travellers detained in Melbourne, having entered Australia via Sydney.The passengers travelled to..
Coronavirus testing ramping up in southwest Sydney as NSW eases restrictions for outdoor venuesIt comes as the NSW government conditionally approves more than 350 workers from Fiji to help fill a labour shortage in the state's abattoirs.
Emotional scenes as first 'no-quarantine' flights arrive into Sydney under new trans-Tasman travel bubbleThe arrangements are not yet reciprocal, with New Zealand requiring arrivals from Australia to quarantine for two weeks.
Covid: One-way 'travel bubble' opens between Australia and NZPassengers from New Zealand will not quarantine in Sydney but must do so if they return.
NSW records six new community coronavirus cases as authorities issue new health alertsAs numerous health alerts are issued, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is warning the state is at a critical point with more COVID-19 outbreaks in Sydney's west.
New coronavirus alerts issued for Sydney's west as NSW holds off on easing more restrictionsAs numerous health alerts are issued NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is warning the state is at a critical point with more COVID-19 outbreaks in Sydney's west.
NSW won't ease more virus restrictionsAs numerous health alerts are issued NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is warning the state is at a critical point with more COVID-19 outbreaks in Sydney's west.
NSW halts easing of restrictions after recording 11 new locally-acquired casesCOVID-19 clusters in southwest Sydney continue to grow, with authorities issuing alerts for Woolworths, Aldi, Bunnings and McDonalds outlets in the area.
Topless Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested after storming, 'vandalising' Sydney buildingFive topless Extinction Rebellion protesters have been charged in Australia, accused of storming a building in Sydney's CBD before spraying paint inside and attempting to glue themselves to the..
Doctors, disability worker among new NSW coronavirus cases as outdoor dining, music restrictions easedCOVID-19 clusters in southwest Sydney have continued to grow, while the NSW government has eased restrictions on outdoor dining and music performances.
Doctors, disability worker among new NSW COVID-19 casesThe COVID-19 clusters in southwest Sydney continue to grow with five of seven new locally acquired infections coming from the same household.
Seven new local COVID-19 cases in NSWThe COVID-19 clusters in southwest Sydney continue to grow with five-of-seven new locally acquired infections coming from the same household in the hot-spot.
Watch: NSW COVID-19 updateNSW Health has issued an alert after two doctors from a southwestern Sydney medical centre were diagnosed with COVID-19. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and state health officials are live shortly with..
Sydney man's finger 'bitten off by axe-wielding cyclist'Police will allege a cyclist became so angry with a man who opened a car door he attacked him with an axe before biting off his finger. A Sydney man has had his finger bitten off after allegedly being..
State government's 'fix' to dangerous pole in cyclist lane mockedA Sydney cyclist who was badly injured by a poorly placed telegraph pole has mocked a new solution after the State Government opted to simply paint a line around the pole."This is the response to the..
Two Sydney doctors test positive for coronavirus, after state records one locally-acquired caseNSW Health has issued an alert after two doctors from a southwestern Sydney medical centre were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Sydney nurse tests positive to COVID-19 as NSW records three new casesNSW has recorded just two new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as its war of words with the Queensland government continues.
Australia records second day without COVID-19 death for first time in three monthsSYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia reported its second straight day without any COVID-19 deaths on Friday, the longest stretch without any fatalities from the virus in three months. Read full story ......
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NSW expecting more local coronavirus cases as NT reopens border to SydneysidersNSW authorities are closely watching for more community coronavirus spread, as the Northern Territory's decision to lift its hotspot declaration for Sydney comes into effect.
Great Barrier Reef census citizen science project kicks offSYDNEY, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A fleet of tourism boats, private vessels, superyachts and research ships has set out to conduct a census of the Great Barrier Reef. Launched on Thursday by Citizens of the..
14 million tonnes of microplastics on sea floor: Australian studySYDNEY: The world's sea floor is littered with an estimated 14 million tonnes of microplastics, broken down from the masses of rubbish entering the oceans every year, according to Australia's national..
NSW’s streak of no community coronavirus transmission is now overAuthorities say the three cases - two from southwestern Sydney and one from western Sydney - are not related to each other.
Coronavirus: Australia on alert as virus found in Sydney sewageDozens of suburbs in Australia's biggest city have been put on high alert as Covid-19 was detected during surveillance of Sydney's sewage.Fragments of the virus were found during routine analysis of..
Sydney deer: Roaming animals surprise locals in inner suburbsThe bewildering sight of two deer on the loose prompts calls to police and animal rescuers.
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Warnings to stay away from Sydney beaches as warm weather draws crowdsPublic holiday crowds have spurred overcrowding fears as they flocked to Sydney beaches just as NSW marked 10 days with no locally transmitted COVID-19 cases.
Covid 19 coronavirus NSW: Sydney beachgoers warned against complacencySoaring temperatures and clear skies saw Sydney residents flock to the beach this weekend, with Bondi Beach packed with swimmers, sunbakers and surfers.Signs at different entrances to the beach..
Quiet day on Asian bourses with Hong Kong and China closedSYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Australia fell on Friday after the news from the U.S. that President Donald Trump and his wife Melania had tested positive for the coronavirus disease..
Australia has a widespread coronavirus travel ban. Why is Cardinal George Pell able to leave the country?Cardinal George Pell has departed Sydney for Rome, despite a ban preventing Australian citizens travelling overseas.
Cardinal George Pell to leave Australia for Rome six months after acquittalCardinal George Pell is due to depart Sydney for Rome on Tuesday, six months after he was acquitted of sexual abuse by Australia's High Court.
NSW hopes raw sewage testing will strengthen fight against COVID-19A research program to find traces of COVID-19 in Sydney sewage could prove a useful tool in the fight against the pandemic, NSW's chief health officer says.
Sewage tests a tool in NSW pandemic fightA research program to find traces of COVID-19 in Sydney sewage could prove a useful tool in the fight against the pandemic, NSW's chief health officers says.
Woman mauled by dog at busy Sydney shopping mallA 55-year-old woman has been mauled by a dog, believed to be a staffy cross, at Cronulla Mall in Sydney's Sutherland Shire.Witnesses say the woman was trying to protect her own pet when she was bitten..
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