The largest Lunar New Year celebration outside Asia has begun right here in Sydney. Tileah Dobson has the lowdown on the various events and activities.
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has confirmed its 2022 Party has been cancelled due to Covid-19 – but key events such as the Parade, Fair Day and Mardi Gras Film Festival will proceed.
Young families have welcomed City of Sydney Councillor Linda Scott’s call for a debate over the cancellation of Sydney’s 9pm New Year’s Eve fireworks.
Parents, teachers and students have been given clarity around when children can return to school, with staggered face-to-face learning to commence on 25 October.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has warned that worse is to come after announcing a new 24-hour record of locally acquired Covid-19 cases.
The NSW local government elections have again been postponed due to Covid-19 – as questions are asked about the cost to democracy and plans to ensure the elections proceed in a Covid-safe way.
Thousands of people have descended on Sydney’s CBD to protest against the ongoing Covid lockdown, as Sydney’s Delta outbreak worsens.
A new wave of restrictions has been brought in for Sydney after 44 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in just 24 hours.
Waverley Council has approved a new round of community support measures to help local businesses cope with the current lockdown.
Several thousand people have gathered to oppose Australia Day at a largely trouble-free rally in The Domain.
Student activists at the University of Sydney are fighting for the right to protest, following draconian police clampdowns.
Balmain’s Unity Hall Hotel has the dubious distinction of being Sydney’s first pub to be shut down for breaching Covid-19 restrictions.