NSW 'mega fire' could burn for weeks Firefighters say rain is the best hope of putting out the massive Gospers Mountain "mega fire" near the outskirts of Sydney. SBS - Published 31 minutes ago
Fears grow about Sydney after Australia fires merge into giant blaze Bushfires fanned by winds combined into a single giant blaze north of Sydney late on Friday, blanketing Australia's biggest city in hazardous smoke, causing weekend sports games to be canceled and.. Reuters - Published 12 hours ago
Emergency warnings issued over raging bushfires in Australia
Emergency warnings have been issued for half a dozen bushfires burning across Australia's southern state of New South Wales, as hot westerly winds continue to whip up more blazes. The most severe fires..
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Australia bushfires' smoke blankets Sydney
Australia's bushfires are growing, with dozens starting in south, adding to hundreds already burning in New South Wales and Queensland.
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Bushfires put Sydney among worst-polluted cities
The Australian city of Sydney made an appearance in the top ten most-polluted cities in the world according to Air Visual, after the city awoke to its fourth consecutive day shrouded in smoke from..
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Bushfires spread to another state in Australia
Bushfires in Australia have spread to the state of Victoria, as firefighters struggle to put out hundreds of existing blazes across several states. Jayson Albano reports.
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Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney
Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city. Lauren Anthony..
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Smoke covers Sydney as wildfires continue to burn
Thick smoke from wildfires has shrouded Sydney and its surrounding areas, with health experts warning residents with medical conditions to remain indoors. The Sydney skyline was barely visible, with..
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Non-stop flight from London to Sydney believed to have set record
A non-stop Qantas flight from London to Sydney is believed to have set a long-distance record for a passenger jet. The aircraft left Heathrow around 6am local time on Thursday and touched down in..
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A look inside Qantas' London-Sydney test flight
Qantas Airways completed a 19 -hour and 19-minute non-stop test flight from London to Sydney on Friday, as it nears a decision on whether to order planes for what would be the world's longest-ever..
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Design unveiled for new Sydney international airport
British architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects and Sydney-based Cox Architecture have won a competition to build the new Western Sydney International Airport.
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Qantas tests world's longest commercial flight
Australian airline Qantas landed the world's first ultra long-haul research flight in Sydney on Sunday (October 20) after travelling 16,200 kilometres from New York. Edward Baran reports.
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Qantas tests 19-hour New York-Sydney route
A direct flight from New York to Australia has touched down in Sydney, as part of Qantas's attempts to push the limits of commercial flight.
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Youth matches postponed in New South Wales as Australia bushfires rage Australia's sports federations have postponed youth matches in New South Wales as firefighters battled to contain nearly 150 fires burning in the eastern state on Friday that have blanketed Sydney, the.. Reuters - Published 14 hours ago
Three bushfires merge to form out-of-control blaze larger than Sydney Blazes burning at Gospers Mountain, Paddock Run and in the Little L complex have overlapped, after burning through approximately 3,160 square kilometers. SBS - Published 14 hours ago Australian firefighters worry about wildfires approaching Sydney Firefighters battled to contain nearly 150 fires burning in New South Wales state on Friday as strong winds fanned the flames and again shrouded Sydney, Australia's biggest city, in hazardous smoke. Reuters - Published 15 hours ago
Malcolm Turnbull warns of the 'reality of climate change' after flying into smokey Sydney Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says the bushfire smoke shrouding Sydney reinforces the need to move towards zero emissions. SBS - Published 20 hours ago
‘Gentleman Bookmaker’ brought a different style to racing Bill Waterhouse introduced the first drive-in bottle shop to Sydney and aftershave to Australian men. The Age - Published 1 day ago
Lachlan Murdoch's smoky Christmas drinks attracts a who's who of Sydney elite The rich list and political inner circle gathered for Lachlan Murdoch's Christmas drinks, including the Prime Minister, Opposition Leader and other business and media heavyweights. The Age - Published 1 day ago Emergency bushfire warnings issued northwest of Sydney An emergency alert has been issued for a fire in the Wollemi National Park, as well as blazes near Batemans Bay, Wollombi and the Warragamba Dam. SBS - Published 2 days ago
'It definitely saved my life': Veteran Chad Pfeifer says golf got him through tough times After losing his leg in Iraq and contemplating suicide, war veteran Chad Pfeifer will tee off among the favourites at the All Abilities Championship in Sydney. SBS - Published 2 days ago
NSW terror plot suspect remains in custody but may bid for bail A man accused of advocating terrorism and doing acts in preparation for an attack remains in custody after the case against him came before a Sydney court. SBS - Published 2 days ago
What are the health impacts of Sydney's bushfire smoke and do face masks help? The lingering bushfire smoke hanging over Sydney has prompted some to wear face masks outside. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Sydney set to keep wheezing through 'longest period' of bushfire air pollution on record Sydney has already recorded some of the worst air pollution the city has seen, as bushfires burn around the city, with conditions to persist into the weekend. SBS - Published 2 days ago Charges imminent for Sydney terror accused A Sydney man will be charged with terrorism offences after allegedly uploading extremist material and attempting to persuade others to pledge allegiance to IS. SBS - Published 3 days ago
NSW air quality to get worse as windy, dry conditions fan bushfire threat Firefighters are facing tough conditions and the Sydney basin is again forecast to be smothered in smoke from surrounding bushfires. SBS - Published 3 days ago Hazardous smoke blankets Sydney as bushfires rage across NSW The RFS says at least one home near Batemans Bay on the NSW south coast has been lost due to an out-of-control bushfire, while Sydney chokes amid heavy smoke. SBS - Published 4 days ago
Sydney set for more 'poor' air quality as NSW South Coast bushfires continue to burn The Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city. SBS - Published 4 days ago Sydney set for more 'poor' air quality The Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city. SBS - Published 4 days ago
How red tape is killing Sydney's future as a city The Premier’s call for a better planning system is timely but she needs to ensure people who understand tough decisions for the next generation are put into key positions. The Age - Published 4 days ago Police strip searches may have been unlawful, inquiry hears Police paperwork shows when 30 teenagers were strip searched at an underage Sydney music festival earlier in 2019 just five had an appropriate adult present. SBS - Published 5 days ago
One dead, two rescued after boat capsizes in Sydney One man has died and two people have been rescued off the coast of Sydney after a boat capsized. SBS - Published 6 days ago Australia's New South Wales rolls out mobile phone detection cameras The Australian state of New South Wales, home to the country's largest city Sydney, rolled out mobile phone detection cameras on Sunday, hoping to cut the number of fatalities on its roads by a third.. Reuters - Published 6 days ago
Sydney to get its first senior high school for science whiz kids At Sydney Science College in Epping, teachers will include an astrophysicist and former university lecturers. The Age - Published 6 days ago 'We are addicted': How to get Sydneysiders out of their cars and on to their bikes Sydney's love affair with the car needs to be re-assessed if we're to reduce urban congestion rates, planning experts say. The Age - Published 6 days ago
Richard Glover: Words you need to survive Sydney in summer Including the abdomino theory, keg-head, wedgetarian, beach-coma and hoard-shorts. The Age - Published 1 week ago 'I learnt my lesson': Sydney internet romance scam victim back home Maria Exposto had a tearful reunion with her siblings and children at Sydney Airport on Friday morning, having touched down on a flight from Kuala Lumpur. The Age - Published 1 week ago
Sydney woman Maria Exposto arrives home after escaping death penalty in Malaysia A Sydney grandmother has arrived in Sydney after she was cleared by Malaysia's highest court of drug trafficking charges and escaped the death penalty. SBS - Published 1 week ago Sydney mum who beat drugs rap arrives home A Sydney grandmother has arrived in Sydney after she was cleared by Malaysia's highest court of drug trafficking charges and escaped the death penalty. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Health minister 'devastated' after care worker stabbed to death in Sydney home NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he is 'devastated' after the body of a health worker was found inside a home in Sydney's inner west. SBS - Published 1 week ago Man found stabbed to death in Sydney home NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he is 'devastated' after the body of a man was found inside a home in Sydney's inner west. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Chinese authorities speaking to man over discovery of woman's body in a Sydney freezer The body of a female Chinese national has been found in a freezer in a Sydney upper north shore unit, with a 36-year-old being quizzed by Chinese authorities. SBS - Published 1 week ago Majority of Sydney's lockout laws to be scrapped from 14 January Sydney lockout laws will be wound back everywhere in the city except Kings Cross from January 14, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Chinese authorities quiz man on NSW death The body of a female Chinese national has been found in a freezer in a Sydney upper north shore unit, with a 36-year-old being quizzed by Chinese authorities. SBS - Published 1 week ago Woman's body found inside freezer in Sydney apartment A woman's body has been found in a freezer after police forced their way into a unit on Sydney's upper north shore with the death being treated as suspicious. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Woman's body found in Sydney apartment after 'suspicious' death A woman's body has been found by police who forced their way into a unit on Sydney's upper north shore. SBS - Published 1 week ago Woman's body found in Sydney unit A woman's body has been found by police who forced their way into a unit on Sydney's upper north shore in a death being treated as suspicious. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Sydney residents told to prepare for 'extended outages' as 29,000 still without power Up to 29,000 Ausgrid customers remain without power on Wednesday morning after severe storms battered Sydney. SBS - Published 1 week ago AFP 'actively investigating' alleged Chinese spy's foreign interference claims The Australian Federal Police is investigating claims of foreign interference made by alleged Chinese spy Wang Liqiang -believed to be in hiding in Sydney. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Sydney's new zoo hopes to leave Taronga in the shade There are few mature trees but "misting stations" have been installed for visitors and animals to cool down. The Age - Published 2 weeks ago The fashion label giving refugee women their first job opportunity in Australia Sydney-based The Social Outfit helps refugees with dressmaking experience start their careers in Australia - and it’s seen 90 per cent of them permanently transition into the workforce. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Labor pledges to press Angus Taylor over Clover Moore allegations Manager of Opposition Business Tony Burke believes Angus Taylor misled parliament when he attacked the Sydney lord mayor, and will pursue the issue this week. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Attacked pregnant Muslim woman calls for solidarity against racism, intolerance A pregnant Muslim woman who was attacked in western Sydney has thanked people that have sent her messages of support. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
'We cannot allow this to become the norm': Attacked pregnant Muslim woman calls for solidarity A pregnant Muslim woman who was attacked in western Sydney has thanked people that have sent her messages of support. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago New star rating system will highlight underperforming childcare centres At least two services in Sydney's CBD that are charging up to $165 a day will be forced to display a two-star rating for falling short of the standard. The Age - Published 2 weeks ago
Regions of New South Wales face hazardous air quality as fires burn across the state More than 40 bushfires are still burning across New South Wales after rain fell on some firegrounds, but air quality in Sydney won't improve for some time. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Hazardous air quality for parts of NSW More than 40 bushfires are still burning in NSW after rain fell on some firegrounds, but air quality in Sydney won't improve for a while.. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Chinese defector reportedly provides intelligence trove to Australia Wang "William" Liqiang is now in Sydney where he has reportedly requested political asylum. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Sydney plunged into afternoon darkness Sydney faced an "apocalypse", plunged into darkness at 5pm as smoke from bushfires mixed with storm clouds to block out the sun, followed by lightning strikes SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Give thanks, Sydney, for these morsels of sweetness and quietude A new breed of public sanctuary is springing up. The Age - Published 2 weeks ago Private schools to train their own teachers with new classroom cadetship As universities produce teaching graduates of "unpredictable" quality, some Sydney private schools have decided to take on the job of teacher training themselves. The Age - Published 2 weeks ago