Two in five people aged over 70 yet to receive first vaccination as NSW outbreak grows

GPs warned the timing of the change to AstraZeneca eligibility meant it was unlikely NSW would experience a boost in vaccination numbers amid Sydney’s outbreak.

The A-League’s $1 million question: Melbourne or Sydney for the grand final?

Melbourne City have earned the right to host Saturday night’s A-League grand final – but holding the decider in Victoria, rather than Sydney, could cost clubs a significant financial windfall.

Former ABC weather man, a ‘friend and mentor’, Mike Bailey dies

Retired media personality Mike Bailey, who became a household name delivering the nightly weather report for the ABC’s Sydney bulletin over a lengthy career with the public broadcaster, has died.

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID-19 cases continue to grow as restrictions implemented across Sydney

Tens of thousands of Sydneysiders are being urged to get tested, Australia’s vaccine rollout will be discussed at a national cabinet meeting today and there’s fresh leadership rumblings in the […]

Stay and fight: The members trying to change the Australian Club’s women ban from within

Well-connected members of Sydney’s male-only Australian Club are embarking upon an internal campaign to admit women into the exclusive association.

How a ‘boisterous’ teen from western Sydney became an ‘ISIS bride’

Good Weekend senior writer Tim Elliott talks with The Age investigations editor Michael Bachelard about the radicalisation – and repatriation – of so-called “ISIS brides”.

Cahill Expressway to be closed for seven-day New Year’s Eve party

The maligned stretch of road that cuts Sydney city and Circular Quay in two – and recently labelled an “eyesore” by NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet – will be opened up […]

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID cases grow as AstraZeneca vaccine no longer recommended for under 60s; Victoria restrictions eased

Police are investigating whether the man at the centre of Sydney’s latest COVID-19 outbreak breached health orders, Melburnians are waking up to eased coronavirus restrictions and health authorities are encouraging […]

How rejecting Fergie, Becks and Manchester United put Derbyshire on the road to Sydney

The English striker’s decision to pick Blackburn over Manchester United in 2003 set off a chain of events that led him to Macarthur FC, and put him on the cusp […]

Early work begins on Western Harbour Tunnel as Rozelle parkland is approved

Tunnelling on early stages of the multibillion-dollar Western Harbour Tunnel has started, with excavators working to connect a vast spaghetti junction beneath Sydney’s inner west with the future harbour crossing.

Seventh Big Freeze raises more than $10m despite virus disruption for second year

The players were in Sydney and the usual MCG crowd was nowhere to be seen, but Monday’s Big Freeze managed to raise more than $10m to fight motor neurone disease.