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Sunday, November 28, 2021



NSW teachers headed for statewide strike on 7 December

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says he's disappointed after public school teachers called a statewide strike.

Australia closes border to southern Africa amid Omicron variant concerns

Australia has suspended all flights from nine southern African countries and ramped up quarantine restrictions against the new COVID-19 variant.

Steve Smith insists he’s a better leader now

Steve Smith has claimed he is a better-rounded individual now than during the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, backing his leadership skills.

Storm prop Kamikamica stood down after pub incident with woman

Tui Kamikamica has been stood down by the Storm after he was charged over an alleged incident involving a woman outside a Brisbane hotel.

NSW voluntary dying law wins historic vote

A marathon conscience debate has ended in a convincing vote for voluntary assisted dying laws in the NSW parliament's lower house.

Integrity bill not priority for parliament

The federal government has not finalised its proposal for a national integrity commission, kicking it into an election year. 

Pat Cummins appointed Australia Test captain, Smith his deputy

Pat Cummins will be Australia's 47th men's Test captain after being confirmed as Tim Paine's successor for next month's Ashes series.

Australia ‘prepared’ for new COVID variant

The federal health minister insists Australia is well prepared should a new COVID-19 variant, which has experts alarmed, arrive in Australia.

Dolphins land Felise Kaufusi in first NRL capture

The Dolphins have made their first major NRL signing, securing Queensland State of Origin forward Felise Kaufusi on a three-year deal.

Paine takes indefinite break, out for first Ashes Test

Tim Paine is taking a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the 'foreseeable future' as the fallout of his sexting scandal continues.