Sydneysiders urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city. Reuters - Published 10 hours ago
Doctors 'obliged to speak on climate risk' as smoke blankets Sydney High temperatures mixed with changeable winds will likely spread flames in different directions and pose challenges for tired NSW firefighters. SBS - Published 11 hours ago
Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney
Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city. Lauren Anthony..
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Smoke covers Sydney as wildfires continue to burn
Thick smoke from wildfires has shrouded Sydney and its surrounding areas, with health experts warning residents with medical conditions to remain indoors. The Sydney skyline was barely visible, with..
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Non-stop flight from London to Sydney believed to have set record
A non-stop Qantas flight from London to Sydney is believed to have set a long-distance record for a passenger jet. The aircraft left Heathrow around 6am local time on Thursday and touched down in..
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A look inside Qantas' London-Sydney test flight
Qantas Airways completed a 19 -hour and 19-minute non-stop test flight from London to Sydney on Friday, as it nears a decision on whether to order planes for what would be the world's longest-ever..
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Design unveiled for new Sydney international airport
British architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects and Sydney-based Cox Architecture have won a competition to build the new Western Sydney International Airport.
Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me Duration: 00:56 Published 6 days ago
Qantas tests world's longest commercial flight
Australian airline Qantas landed the world's first ultra long-haul research flight in Sydney on Sunday (October 20) after travelling 16,200 kilometres from New York. Edward Baran reports.
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Qantas tests 19-hour New York-Sydney route
A direct flight from New York to Australia has touched down in Sydney, as part of Qantas's attempts to push the limits of commercial flight.
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Extinction rebellion protesters arrested in Sydney
Over 100 protesters dressed as bees at Sydney's Hyde Park to highlight the claim that insects are under threat due to the human impact on the environment
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Mass arrests as Extinction Rebellion takes protests global
Activist group Extinction Rebellion kicked off two weeks of peaceful protests on Monday, with protesters gluing their hands to roads and chaining themselves to cars. David Doyle reports.
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Hazardous bushfire smoke blankets Sydney, residents warned to stay inside Heavy winds stirred dozens of fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city. Reuters - Published 15 hours ago
Sydney air quality plummets as NSW residents urged to stay 'vigilant' High temperatures mixed with changeable winds will likely spread flames in different directions and pose challenges for tired NSW firefighters. SBS - Published 15 hours ago 'Tough day' ahead for NSW as Sydney wakes to thick blanket of smoke Most of NSW's east coast has been classified as having severe or very high fire danger for Tuesday as the state heads into the first of two 'tough days'. SBS - Published 19 hours ago
NSW bushfires smoke haze blankets Sydney Most of NSW's east coast has been classified as having severe or very high fire danger for Tuesday as the state heads into the first of two "tough days". SBS - Published 20 hours ago
'Significant Aboriginal heritage': Calls to block ship terminal in Sydney's Yarra Bay Residents of Sydney's Yarra Bay, MPs and the local Aboriginal Land Council have slammed plans for a new cruise ship terminal. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Severe NSW fire danger 'still bad days' Fire danger ratings in northern NSW and Sydney will increase on Sunday, but firefighters are particularly concerned about worsening conditions mid-week. SBS - Published 3 days ago NSW bushfires: Fire on Sydney outskirts won't be contained soon Firefighters have been back-burning through the night to contain a massive blaze before weather conditions deteriorate again. SBS - Published 4 days ago
NSW bushfires: Firefighters back burn before threat rises on Sydney's north-western outskirts Firefighters have been back-burning through the night to contain a massive blaze before weather conditions deteriorate again. SBS - Published 4 days ago
Another total fire ban in place for Sydney as bushfires death toll rises to four NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian identified the fourth fire victim as Mr Barry Parsons, 58, and offered her condolences to his family in Parliament. The Age - Published 5 days ago
Has #MeToo failed in Australia? It's complicated, says the woman who started it The founder of the global Me Too movement Tarana Burke is being honoured in Sydney this week during a difficult chapter in its history. Australia’s laws are “debilitating”, she tells SBS News,.. SBS - Published 5 days ago
Sydney man jailed for 20 years over two-tonne drug bust Judge reveals Jason Drollet had previously served three years in jail for cocaine importation. The Age - Published 5 days ago Sydney Sikh community treats exhausted firefighters to home-cooked meal As the Hornsby Rural Fire Brigade finished containing a fire on Sydney's North Shore, members of the local Sikh community treated them to a much-needed feed. SBS - Published 6 days ago
Sydney’s Inner West Council scraps Australia Day celebrations to recognise Indigenous Australians The Inner West Council has voted to move festivities usually held on Australia Day and encourage constituents to attend the Aboriginal Yabun festival. SBS - Published 6 days ago Labor pressures Angus Taylor over 'doctored figures' in Clover Moore letter Angus Taylor's use of doctored documents to attack Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore over travel expenses has come under scrutiny in Senate Estimates. SBS - Published 1 week ago
'Heinous crime': Two Sydney fires suspected of being deliberately lit Authorities suspect two fires that started on Tuesday in Turramurra on Sydney's north shore and Loftus in the Royal National Park were deliberately lit. SBS - Published 1 week ago Police investigate if fire in Sydney's northern suburbs was deliberately lit A bushfire on Sydney's upper north shore prompted an aircraft to be diverted where it dropped pink chemical retardant to douse the flames. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Police investigate Sydney emergency blaze A bushfire on Sydney's upper north shore prompted an aircraft to be diverted where it dropped pink chemical retardant to douse the flames. SBS - Published 1 week ago Aircraft combats Sydney blaze as Australians reel from bushfires Fires raged across a swathe of Australia's east coast on Tuesday, destroying more homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they will be unable to control until next week. Reuters - Published 1 week ago
Chau Van Kham: Sydney man’s Vietnam terror trial a 'sham', says family A pro-democracy group has slammed Vietnam for jailing a 70-year-old Sydney man on terrorism charges and challenged Australia on its relations with Hanoi. SBS - Published 1 week ago 'A really long night': Firefighters urge vigilance as out-of-control bushfires continue to burn A firefighter has suffered a fractured arm and suspected fractured ribs while battling a bushfire that came dangerously close to homes on Sydney's upper north shore. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Firefighter suffers fractured arm, ribs battling bushfire in Sydney's upper north shore A firefighter has suffered a fractured arm and suspected fractured ribs while battling a bushfire that came dangerously close to homes on Sydney's upper north shore. SBS - Published 1 week ago Bushfire reaches Sydney's north shore as crews battle 78 fires across NSW At least one firefighter has reportedly entered cardiac arrest as 78 fires rage across New South Wales. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Smoke from the NSW bushfires reaches New Zealand as haze blankets Sydney Sydney residents have woken up to a hazy skyline as the state braces for catastrophic fire danger. SBS - Published 1 week ago 'My mother was devastated by the loss': Remembrance Day in Sydney Raising of the Australian flags in bright sunshine either side of the Cenotaph set the scene as the rows of white seating began to fill up. The Age - Published 1 week ago
How to protect yourself and your property on a 'catastrophic' bushfire danger day Sydney is facing catastrophic fire conditions for the first time since the current fire ratings were introduced in 2009. SBS - Published 1 week ago Meet the man who took over the Pong Su and steered it to Sydney Nicholas Martin had a very important role in the Pong Su story, but it’s one he’s never talked publicly about until now. The Age - Published 1 week ago
Catastrophic fire alert for Sydney, Hunter The NSW Rural Fire Service has declared a catastrophic fire danger rating for Great Sydney and Hunter residents. SBS - Published 1 week ago Gladys Berejiklian declares state of emergency in NSW as more than 60 fires rage More than 1,300 firefighters are battling raging flames across New South Wales as Sydney and the greater Hunter region brace for 'catastrophic' fire conditions on Tuesday. SBS - Published 1 week ago
For the first time since ratings were introduced, NSW faces 'catastrophic' fire danger Tuesday looms as a day of "catastrophic" fire danger for the greater Sydney and greater Hunter regions, as fire crews are still dealing with 72 fires. SBS - Published 1 week ago RFS raises Sydney fire warning to 'catastrophic' This is the first time that catastrophic fire danger has been forecast for the city. The Age - Published 1 week ago
Catastrophic fire danger forecast for NSW for first time since ratings introduced Tuesday looms as a day of catastrophic fire danger for the greater Sydney and greater Hunter regions, as fire crews are still dealing with 72 fires. SBS - Published 1 week ago Australia battles bushfires, prepares for "catastrophic" conditions Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and warned of "catastrophic" fire conditions ahead, including around the country's biggest city.. Reuters - Published 1 week ago
Catastrophic fire danger forecast for NSW Tuesday looms as a day of catastrophic fire danger for the greater Sydney and greater Hunter regions, as fire crews are still dealing with 72 fires. SBS - Published 1 week ago The strategy that transformed Sydney school's NAPLAN results A school in Sydney's west where one-fifth of year 3 students came in the bottom two bands of the NAPLAN reading test last year has now lifted all year 3 students into the middle and top bands, after.. The Age - Published 1 week ago
Dambusters bravery remembered in Sydney auction By the time the third wave of Lancaster aircraft with their bouncing bombs arrived over the Ruhr Valley anti-aircraft fire was coming thick and fast. The Age - Published 1 week ago Winners of 2019 SBS National Languages Competition honoured at Sydney ceremony The winners of the 2019 SBS National Languages Competition have been announced and honoured at a ceremony in Sydney. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Sydney public school tells parents to buy $500 iPad for nine-year-olds Parents at Rose Bay Public say the school did not give them a cheaper option and worry about making their children responsible for looking after an expensive tablet. The Age - Published 2 weeks ago Quanne Diec's family mortified as Vinzent Tarantino found not guilty of murder The family of Quanne Diec say it's difficult to understand how a Sydney jury could have acquitted Vinzent Tarantino of her murder. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Sydney council moves to scrap Australia Day celebrations in favour of Aboriginal Yabun festival A local council in Sydney will vote next week on a proposal to change the way January 26 is marked to better reflect the views of Indigenous Australians. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Vinzent Tarantino found not guilty of murdering Sydney schoolgirl Quanne Diec Former nightclub bouncer Vinzent Tarantino has been found not guilty of abducting and murdering Sydney schoolgirl Quanne Diec in 1998. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Calls for removal of Australian doctor from union leadership after comments about women Pressure is mounting on Sydney obstetrician Dr Hans Peter Dietz to be removed from the doctors' union leadership committee after comments he made about women in medicine were published by SBS News. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Refugee Munjed Al Muderis overcomes 'extraordinary' obstacles for NSW top gong Sydney orthopaedic surgeon, human rights advocate and refugee Munjed Al Muderis has been named NSW's 2020 Australian of the Year. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
'An astonishing omission': Geoffrey Rush defamation findings challenged An appeal by Nationwide News against Geoffrey Rush's defamation win has started in Sydney's Federal Court. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Tablet interactive: Rival MCA knees-up for high flyers to get the walls talking Dual events at one Sydney venue are causing a commotion among the country's elite. The Age - Published 3 weeks ago