Sydney

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Covid fine cancellations underline sense of unfair treatment in western Sydney
Move has come as a relief to many families but also damaged the ‘already fragile trust’ communities had in government’s decisions

Mostafa Rachwani

04, Dec, 2022 @1:00 AM

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‘Hanging off staircases’: elation and despair at Sydney’s overwhelmed World Cup viewing site
As fans crammed into the Darling Harbour park, many were frustrated it took the city so long to clue into the huge groundswell of support

Mostafa Rachwani

04, Dec, 2022 @12:41 AM

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UN official ‘alarmed’ by jailing of climate activist who blocked traffic on Sydney Harbour Bridge
Human rights groups around the world express outrage over ‘disproportionate’ punishment of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco

Guardian staff

03, Dec, 2022 @4:26 AM

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The Sydney Modern project is finally open. Has the Art Gallery of NSW’s $344m expansion paid off?
Crowd-pleasing exhibitions and large-scale works abound at the city’s most significant arts venue since the Opera House. There’s just one problem: it doesn’t have a name

Kelly Burke

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Climate activist who blocked traffic on Sydney Harbour Bridge jailed for at least eight months
Lawyers for Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco, who stopped traffic for 25 minutes in April, say it is ‘outrageous’ their client was refused bail before an appeal next year

Elias Visontay

02, Dec, 2022 @6:43 AM

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Chris Dawson likely to die in jail after being sentenced to 24 years for murder of wife Lynette
The former Sydney schoolteacher and subject of the Teacher’s Pet podcast will be eligible for parole in 18 years

Ben Doherty

02, Dec, 2022 @4:27 AM

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Darling Harbour live fan site in Sydney to show Socceroos World Cup match against Argentina
Fans gathered in Melbourne’s Federation Square for Australia’s first three games but there has not been a major live site in Sydney

Caitlin Cassidy and Tamsin Rose

01, Dec, 2022 @7:04 AM

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Roar footage: Taronga zoo releases video of lions escaping from their Sydney enclosure
Zoo says investigation into ‘lion incident’ continues with specialist forensic engineer examining failure of ‘complex mesh fencing system’

Mostafa Rachwani

01, Dec, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Doug Moran prize 2022: Graeme Drendel wins $150,000 for portrait of fellow finalist who painted him
The Victorian artist wins for his small painting of artist and friend Lewis Miller, who was also nominated for his own portrait of Drendel

Sian Cain

30, Nov, 2022 @12:30 AM

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Move over Sydney Opera House – there’s a new superstar in town
It has been called the most significant cultural addition to the Australian city for 50 years. So how does the airy cascade of new galleries measure up? We take a tour of the A$344m (£191m) project

Julian Worrall

28, Nov, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Australia’s Covid recovery: which capital cities have bounced back best?
Visits for retail and recreation have boosted activity in Sydney and Melbourne, but work from home preferences are keeping office trips low

Elias Visontay

27, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Cash claims IR law will lead to ‘chaos and confusion’ – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Lisa Cox and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

27, Nov, 2022 @6:48 AM

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