New COVID-19 guidelines for businesses as NSW records 667 local cases, 10 deaths

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has issued new guidelines for businesses and pleaded with NSW residents not to “let the side down” as the state reported 667 new local infections.

Australia news LIVE: Vaccine mandate likely for Australian Open tennis stars, Shorten backs jabs for MPs

The NRL grand final is expected to go ahead today, pending Queensland COVID-19 case numbers. In Victoria, cases may rise for another month, while NSW is still reeling after the […]

Karrina Kemp pays $585 rent for her home, but she’s living in a tent at the QLD border

There are more than 11,000 Queenslanders stranded in NSW or Victoria while waiting to cross the border. Several told The Sun-Herald they were sleeping in a tent or car as […]

As it happened: Gladys Berejiklian resigns as NSW Premier; ICAC announces investigation

Gladys Berejiklian’s future is in doubt after the NSW corruption watchdog announced it will investigate whether she breached public trust or encouraged the occurrence of corrupt conduct during her secret […]

‘Utterly disgraceful’: Black Summer helicopter pilot launches court battle against Sydney Metro

A helicopter operator who is vital to NSW firefighting efforts has been uprooted by Sydney Metro’s planned Parramatta line and offered $21.3 million less in compensation than he said he […]

Australia news LIVE: Victoria eases some COVID restrictions; Port Macquarie, Muswellbrook lockdowns begin in NSW

Victorians are allowed to return to the golf course as parts of Gippsland enter a snap lockdown, NSW healthcare workers have tomorrow to be vaccinated and Brisbane remains on high […]

Health Minister says police ‘not at the forefront’ of vaccination enforcement

Hospitality and retail businesses will not be fined for granting entry to unvaccinated people when NSW reopens, while police will only step in to assist when asked.

Australia news LIVE: Outdoor pools to reopen in NSW; Victoria on track for 80 per cent target as nation’s COVID cases rise

Outdoor swimming pools can reopen across NSW today, Victoria is on track to hit its 80 per first first-dose vaccine target tomorrow and Queensland has hit back at the Prime […]

Australia COVID LIVE updates: PM challenges states to open by Christmas, Berejiklian says NSW residents should book summer holidays

NSW ministers are eyeing 90 per cent vaccination coverage to lift restrictions on the unjabbed, while masks and house visit limits could remain in Victoria after an 80 per cent […]