Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022



Explained: What factors lay behind recent flood emergencies in Sydney?

July 06, 2022 3:39 pm

Meteorological phenomena such as the La Niña, Indian Ocean Dipole, and Southern Annular Mode played a part, as did the geography of the affected region around Sydney

Sydney braces for more heavy rains and flash floods as thousands flee homes

July 04, 2022 4:43 pm

An intense low-pressure system off Australia's east coast is forecast to bring more heavy rain through Monday across the southern regions of New South Wales.

Heavy rains in Sydney flood downtown streets, trigger evacuations

April 07, 2022 5:24 pm

Sydney has received 1,227 mm (48 inches) of rain so far this year, more than its average annual rainfall of 1,213 mm. Over the next 24 hours, many coastal towns could get up to 180 mm (7 inches), the Bureau of Meteorology said.

‘Can’t cope’: Australia’s great barrier reef suffers sixth mass bleaching event

March 29, 2022 8:37 pm

Government scientists who used helicopters and small planes to survey 750 separate reefs across hundreds of miles last week found severe bleaching among 60% of the corals

Australia's spy boss says politicising national security 'not helpful'

February 17, 2022 1:27 pm

On Thursday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison continued attacking the Opposition Labor party as being "soft" on China, and its leader Anthony Albanese as "the Chinese government's pick at this election".

Australia PM Morrison says "rules are rules" on Djokovic visa cancellation

January 06, 2022 1:03 pm

Djokovic, the world number one tennis player, was initially granted a medical exemption from the country's COVID-19 vaccination requirements to play in the Australian Open.

Ashes: Joe Root determined not to let captaincy talk distract England

January 03, 2022 2:40 pm

Australia took an unassailable 3-0 lead with victory in Melbourne last week to retain the Ashes

Sixth child dies in Australian bouncy castle tragedy

December 20, 2021 8:37 am

Children at the Hillcrest Primary School in Devonport were celebrating the end of the school year when a sudden gust of wind lifted the bouncy castle almost 10 meters (33 feet) into the air.

Novak Djokovic named in Serbia team for 2022 ATP Cup in Sydney

December 07, 2021 12:41 pm

To play without being vaccinated in Sydney, the capital of New South Wales state, the state government would have to apply for an exemption for Djokovic.

Cricket Australia confirm Perth Ashes Test relocation

December 06, 2021 1:13 pm

Cricket Australia are expected to announce over the next few days that the fifth test will be switched to another city because of Western Australia's hard line on quarantine.


Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia

April 22, 2015 9:07 am

The storm has pounded Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state since Monday.

Travel Diary: Sydney and a tale of three sisters

August 26, 2014 11:22 am

No visit to Sydney is complete without a trip to the iconic location, Three Sisters, part of Blue Mountains.