Union steps in over Sydney academic’s sacking to ‘defend freedom of speech’

The National Tertiary Education Union has given the Federal Court notice of an appeal against a federal court decision which upheld the sacking of a university lecturer.

Martial arts instructor charged after alleged sexual assault of boy in Sydney’s west

Christopher David Barnes, 33, was charged on Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a boy who trained at Fearless Martial Arts gym in Guildford West over a two year period.

Woman charged with murdering grandfather allegedly used his Opal card the day body was found

A woman charged with the murder of Sydney grandfather Peter McCarthy allegedly used an Opal card registered in his name to make two bus trips across Sydney on the day […]

Coronavirus updates LIVE: Three new cases in NSW as lockdown lifts in northern beaches; Victoria, Queensland record zero local transmissions

Brisbane’s residents remain in lockdown, while Sydney’s northern beaches open. The federal government, meanwhile, has reassessed the international arrivals cap as quarantine systems come under review.

Coronavirus LIVE updates: NSW records four new local cases, one case travelled to regions; some western Sydney residents banned from SCG Test; Victoria records three new local cases

NSW recorded no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases on Monday, but two cases were logged after the recording period closed and will be included in Tuesday’s numbers.