COVID-19 appears to have jumped between neighbouring rooms in hotel quarantine in Sydney, after seven cases of people arriving from different countries were revealed to have the same viral sequence.NSW Health says it was notified that the returned travellers had the same viral sequence on Friday.
Scott Mudford, a farmer near Dubbo, said the plague has made his grain basically worthless as he copes with millions of mice.
The federal government has extended the deadline to begin construction under the HomeBuilder grants program by an additional 12 months.Those who were eligible for the grant before its March 31 conclusion - some 121,000 building applications, according to the government - will now have 18 months after signing contracts to commence construction.
Aboriginal women risk being disbelieved or even swept up in the criminal justice system under a proposed domestic violence law gaining national support, advocates representing Indigenous victims say.Criminalising coercive control - controlling and intimidating behaviour in a relationship - is on the agenda across Australia, including in NSW where a parliamentary committee is looking at the proposal.
A woman has been awarded more than $170,000 after tripping on a kinked wet weather mat at a shopping centre.Pamela Kime, aged in her 60s, told the NSW District Court she still feels pain and restriction of movement in her right limbs four years after the incident in Salamander Bay Shopping Centre, north of Newcastle.
A women's laughter and other displays of happiness soon after she was allegedly raped by NRL footballer Jack de Belin is not an indication she was happy to be with the men, she's told a jury.The woman alleges the St George Illawarra forward, 30, and his friend Callan Sinclair, 23, sexually assaulted her multiple times inside a unit in December 2018.
A NSW woman accused of sedating and gassing her grazier partner told police of finding him unresponsive in his bed, saying "I can't get that image out of my head"."It is killing me," Natasha Beth Darcy said in her police interview played to the NSW Supreme Court jury on Friday.
An elderly Sydney barrister who described his sexual harassment of a young female solicitor as "attempted chivalry" has been ordered to have at least eight hours counselling.After the junior solicitor started crying, David Raphael placed his arm on her shoulder, kissed the top of her head and said "don't worry you poor thing".
James Packer's influence at gaming giant Crown Resorts will be greatly diminished under a deal struck to save a Sydney casino.Mr Packer's private company has agreed to give up board seats on Crown until 2024, and won't be able to enter any information-sharing agreements or even initiate discussions with the listed company about its businesses or operations under the agreement reached with the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA).
The owners of apartments in Sydney's Mascot Towers have been told they must agree to the sale of the building at a massive loss so it can be demolished, or face tens of millions of dollars in repair costs.The owners corporation said at a Thursday evening meeting they want 75 per cent of owners to agree to sell.
Convicted paedophile and former politician Milton Orkopoulos will serve the rest of his sentence in prison after announcing he will stop his bids for parole.The disgraced former Labor minister was jailed in 2008 for 13 years and eight months for 30 child sex, drug and child porn convictions.
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A Sydney dance troupe who made headlines over a video appearing to show them twerking in front of high-level officials have spoken out.
A veteran journalist was naturally "astonished" and "hot to trot" upon hearing of a multi-million dollar tax fraud involving a key ATO figure, his blackmail trial has been told.Former property developer Daniel Hausman says he needed Stephen Barrett to participate in the scheme without revealing anything until "the money's been paid and he gets his balance".
The NSW government will reconsider changing the design of a bypass that has drawn the ire of locals in the Upper Hunter electorate, before a crucial by-election.The bypass of the Singleton town centre was promised in 2013 and originally due to open in 2017, but now won't be completed until late 2026.