Despite unprecedented flooding in NSW and Queensland, both major parties are abrogating the need to treat climate change as an emergency, writes Alex Bainbridge.
The Salvation Army, Australian Red Cross and GIVIT have all launched appeals to provide humanitarian support for people in flood hit communities and are appealing to the public for donations.
Record-breaking rainfall in South East Queensland and Northern NSW has been attributed to climate change by a raft of climate scientists, who say global warming is increasing the frequency and severity of storms.
Sydney’s King Street Carnival is gearing up to attract an estimated 50,000 people from 11 to 13 March, with public singing and dancing deemed legal once again.
While train services will resume in Sydney today, industrial action will see reduced services and another day of transport chaos is expected.
Despite the Coalition being mired in controversy in recent months, yesterday’s NSW byelections do not imply voters are in a “baseball bat” mood, writes Adrian Beaumont.
While the Religious Discrimination Bill has been shelved indefinitely, planned protests this weekend against the legislation will still go ahead, reports Tileah Dobson.
The Australian Services Union has called on the NSW and Australian governments to provide more support for disability workers amidst the ongoing pandemic.
New Covid-19 restrictions are being introduced in NSW to help deal with an explosion in Omicron cases, despite claims by Premier Dominic Perrottet that “the health system remains strong”.
Healthcare workers have voiced concerns over the federal government’s new definition of a Covid close contact as cases continue to skyrocket.
As state and federal governments abrogate their Covid responsibilities and the Omicron outbreak balloons, Delmore Dellmore breaks down what’s happened and why.
A leaked email from St Vincent’s Hospital has revealed the facility is in an “extremely vulnerable” position as Covid cases soar.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has announced the reintroduction of mandatory face masks and density limits, as the Omicron outbreak of Covid-19 continues to surge.
The NSW Government has released new measures for residents returning from overseas after multiple cases of new Covid-19 variant Omicron were confirmed in the state.
The NSW Lower House has passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill on the last parliamentary sitting day for the year, 52 to 32 votes.