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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.

Byron Bay businesses prepped for Schoolies surge

Authorities are helping businesses prepare as the schoolies surge hits Byron while the Queensland border remains shut to NSW revellers.

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.

Victoria’s unvaccinated bans to stay as state hits 90 per cent

Victoria has hit its long-awaited 90 per cent full COVID-19 vaccination target, with bans on unvaccinated members of the community to stay.

Indigenous consumers still being targeted by Telstra

Sales practices targeting Indigenous consumers have not improved since Telstra copped a $50 million fine from the Federal Court.

Morrison says faith, freedom inseparable

The PM wants to prevent Australians being "cancelled" for their religious views under discrimination laws introduced to federal parliament.

Retailers gear up for record Black Friday

Retailers are expecting a record spend-up this weekend as Australians grab a bargain in the Black Friday-Cyber Monday sales.

Caddick family told assets to be seized

The liquidators and receivers pursuing justice for investors defrauded $20 million by Melissa Caddick have moved on seizing family assets.

Australia set to host 2027 Rugby World Cup

Australia has been given an effective green light to stage the 2027 men's Rugby World Cup, being listed as the "preferred candidate".

Bernie’s back! Larkham confirmed at Brumbies from 2023

Wallabies legend Stephen Larkham is returning to Australian rugby on a two-year to coach the Brumbies from 2023.

Brumbies numbers to shrink in Snowy Mountains

The NSW government has committed to a plan to shrink the brumby population in Kosciuszko National Park to 3000 from more than 14,000.

Barilaro, Constance farewell NSW politics

Former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro and former transport minister Andrew Constance have both left state politics after over a decade.