NSW records 270 new local COVID-19 cases, three deaths as nation hits 80% vaccination target

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. NSW has recorded 271 new cases of COVID-19, with all but one being cases of community transmission. The 270 local positive cases came from 72,350 tests conducted in the previous 24 hours, NSW Health said. Meanwhile, more than 80 per cent of Australian residents over 16 are now fully vaccinated. Coronavirus […]

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NSW public service union election rocked by allegations

The President of the NSW Public Service Association has asked the state industrial commission to investigate her own union’s elections as she launches an attempt to be elected general secretary, claiming the voting has been marred by the use of members’ resources to support the incumbent leadership team. President Kylie McKelvie is heading a ticket aiming to replace the leadership […]

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NSW records nine new local coronavirus cases as testing numbers hit a new high

Talking points NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Wednesday announced a complex plan for Christmas visits across the northern beaches. Over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day people in the north of the northern beaches (north of the Narrabeen Bridge and east of the Baha’i Temple on Mona Vale Road) must remain under lockdown. But they can have up to […]

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NSW reopens to Victoria as Queensland flags border review

Families and friends are reuniting as NSW reopened to Victoria on Monday morning, and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is flagging it could be time to end border controls on the east coast following weeks without coronavirus cases. Joy swept across the border of Victoria and NSW from midnight on Sunday as communities along the Murray River celebrated their reunification after […]

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