New South Wales

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‘Slimy stuff everywhere’: Sydneysiders warned to tread carefully
Scientist says explosion of mosses ‘almost like a rainforest’, as council tries to lower risk of falls

Tamsin Rose

28, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Coalition ‘dropped the ball’ on Pacific, Albanese says as Samoa signs China agreement – as it happened
Prime minister says Labor ‘won’t drop the ball’ as Samoa signs agreement with China; the Greens’ Stephen Bates claims victory in seat of Brisbane. Follow all the day’s news

Royce Kurmelovs and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

28, May, 2022 @8:05 AM

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AMA urges federal government to fix ‘broken’ health system as NSW paramedics protest shortages
Dr Omar Khorshid calls on commonwealth to work with states as union protests ambulance ramping and staffing shortages in NSW

Royce Kurmelovs

28, May, 2022 @7:56 AM

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Father Bob Maguire adds to criticism of NSW government’s voluntary assisted dying laws
Catholic Weekly called on to apologise over editorial comparing new rights to the Holocaust

Tamsin Rose

27, May, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Indigenous groups angered at reburial of 42,000-year-old Lake Mungo remains despite promise
Labor’s Indigenous affairs minister Linda Burney says NSW assured commonwealth the reburial would not go ahead until court action considered

Calla Wahlquist

27, May, 2022 @3:25 AM

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Sydney CBD health warning issued over Legionnaires’ disease outbreak
Visitors to the city in the past 10 days advised to look out for symptoms after five people admitted to hospital

Tamsin Rose

27, May, 2022 @1:12 AM

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Lawyers call on NSW premier to urgently review thousands of Covid fines
Law Society argues many fines issued to vulnerable residents are invalid, unfair and could trap disadvantaged people in debt

Christopher Knaus

26, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Culture wars, renewables and what the federal Liberals could learn from NSW
Analysis: Dominic Perrottet may be conservative, but he is not a populist, and understands the benefit of governing from the centre

Michael McGowan

26, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australian households face steep power bill increases as generation costs soar
Customers in NSW could see power bill increases of up to 18%, South Australia almost 20% and parts of Queensland could see rises of 12%

Peter Hannam

26, May, 2022 @3:28 AM

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Queensland to roll out simultaneous flu and Covid testing in line with NSW hospitals
Exclusive: Move comes two days after state announced free flu vaccines for the next month as cases rise

Tamsin Rose

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Independent candidate dismisses eligibility concerns – as it happened
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Elias Visontay and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

25, May, 2022 @8:30 AM

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New affirmative consent campaign tackles issue head-on, experts say
‘Make No Doubt’ videos aim to provide young people with tools to give and ask for consent, launched one week before NSW law change

Tamsin Rose

25, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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