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Union bosses set to inflict more rush hour rail misery next week as hopes of a peace deal vanish

The NSW government have failed to reach an agreement with rail union bosses Around 70 per cent of Sydney's network was taken offline by Friday strikes Commuters can expect more of the same on Wednesday and Friday next week A second dose of rail chaos is likely to hit Sydney commuters next week, with more union action threatened.

dailymail.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 1
Union bosses set to inflict more rush hour rail misery next week as hopes of a peace deal vanish

'Kill List' terror in a small country town: After the deaths of two 17-year-old boys within weeks of each other their mates fear they could be next

Youths in Casino, NSW, fear they are on a 'kill list' after deaths of two teenagers Lachlan Andrews, 17, allegedly stabbed to death in brawl outside KFC on May 29 Four weeks later, a 17-year-old was allegedly stabbed to death outside his home Police insist the two deaths are 'not believed to be related' despite local rumours

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'Kill List' terror in a small country town: After the deaths of two 17-year-old boys within weeks of each other their mates fear they could be next

More rail chaos for Sydney commuters as government and unions fail to reach deal

Strike action expected on Wednesday and Friday next week after agreement to modify fleet left unsigned A second dose of rail chaos is likely to hit Sydney commuters next week, with more union action threatened. The NSW government and the rail union failed to come to an agreement on Friday afternoon, after hopes for a deal emerged amid the travel disruption.

theguardian.com ,  20 hours ago 0
More rail chaos for Sydney commuters as government and unions fail to reach deal

Chaos hits Australian airports with huge queues already forming as school holidays kick off in every state: 'It's about to get worse'

Airport chaos forecasted with NSW, WA and ACT breaking for school holidays Queues at check-in counters and security points are overwhelming customers Understaffed airports struggle with the increase in punters taking to the skies Melbourne Airport expects 15 per cent passenger increases compared to 2019 Travellers taking to the skies will continue to face huge queues these school holidays as domestic airports struggle to cope with the numbers and a critical staffing shortage.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Chaos hits Australian airports with huge queues already forming as school holidays kick off in every state: 'It's about to get worse'

Explained: why the Rail Union is staging industrial action disrupting trains across NSW

It’s been a week of chaos for commuters, as industrial action by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) has caused the number of peak-hour train services to be slashed and speed limits lowered to 60kph on the remaining services. As of Friday, July 1, the RTBU has suspended services on all foreign-built trains, which takes out 70 per cent of the NSW train fleet, adding yet more delays to services across the network.

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Explained: why the Rail Union is staging industrial action disrupting trains across NSW

The nine most beautiful lookouts to visit near Sydney

If you're bored to the back teeth at staring at the same ol' Sydney skyline, we reckon it’s about time you levelled-up your vista. Just cop an eyeful of these breathtaking sights in and around Sydney, then start planning your next day trip to behold them IRL.

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The nine most beautiful lookouts to visit near Sydney

John Barilaro’s decision may stem some bleeding, but questions remain about the New York appointment

Even accepting the government’s argument that the process was above board, it doesn’t pass the pub test John Barilaro didn’t want to continue being “a distraction”. In a statement released on Thursday evening announcing he had withdrawn from the $500,000 New York trade commissioner job that caused a firestorm of controversy for the New South Wales government over the past fortnight, Barilaro conceded his position was “not tenable” because of “the amount of media attention this appointment has gained”.

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John Barilaro’s decision may stem some bleeding, but questions remain about the New York appointment

‘Long way to go’ in Sydney rail fight, as train delays disrupt commuters

NSW rail union tells commuters it’s ‘going to be a very messy day’ and calls for government to sign a deal The NSW rail union says there is a “long way to go” in its fight with the state government as it calls for a signed legal document confirming that its safety demands will be met over a new Korean-made Intercity fleet.

theguardian.com ,  1 day ago 0
‘Long way to go’ in Sydney rail fight, as train delays disrupt commuters

‘As bad as it was during lockdown’: NSW food banks battle to keep up with demand

Community-based food banks are bracing for the worst as the rising cost of living leaves more families unable to afford groceries If it weren’t for a weekly food delivery from the Jesuit Refugee Service, Jasmeen and her family would be going hungry. Jasmeen, who has asked to remain anonymous, says she and her husband and two teenage children don’t receive any government support, and have been struggling with their health and the skyrocketing price of living.

theguardian.com ,  1 day ago 1
‘As bad as it was during lockdown’: NSW food banks battle to keep up with demand

Unions seek high court challenge to NSW campaign spending restrictions

Exclusive: Pleadings target ‘acting-in-concert’ laws banning third parties from pooling resources The peak union body in New South Wales is seeking to launch a high court challenge against the Perrottet government amid a push to reintroduce controversial laws that cap third-party campaign spending ahead of next year’s state election.

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Unions seek high court challenge to NSW campaign spending restrictions

A company woman! Gladys Berejiklian breaks her silence for first time since her resignation - and she sounds VERY different to when she was Australia's favourite premier

Gladys Berejiklian had been quiet on Twitter since stepping down as Premier Broke eight month Twitter hiatus on Thursday in her new role as Optus executive Slammed network-sharing deal between TPG and Telstra as a backward step Gladys Berejikilan has broken an eight month hiatus on Twitter for the first time since turning her back on politics.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 1
A company woman! Gladys Berejiklian breaks her silence for first time since her resignation - and she sounds VERY different to when she was Australia's favourite premier

Bee industry confident varroa mite can be contained after 600 hives destroyed in NSW

Producers and apiarists remain concerned about future almond harvest and potential for mites to carry deformed wing virus As 600 beehives were destroyed in New South Wales, the industry remained confident the varroa mite incursion could be contained, even as the emergency zone expanded, because cases of the deadly parasite were linked.

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Bee industry confident varroa mite can be contained after 600 hives destroyed in NSW

Australian teachers expose how much they REALLY earn and the reasons why they're striking: 'Pay isn't even the problem'

Thousands of NSW teachers have marched to State Parliament to strike Many held signs with creative slogans and images of pop culture characters Teachers are striking over reported staff shortages in schools and low wages Other teachers on social media and Reddit cited workload as the major issue It's the third strike in six months that's been called by NSW teacher unions

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 1
Australian teachers expose how much they REALLY earn and the reasons why they're striking: 'Pay isn't even the problem'

Accounts of bruising on Lynette Dawson part of bigger picture showing she was murdered, prosecution alleges

Evidence of bruising could lead court to find she had been killed instead of having left home, prosecution tells Chris Dawson trial Witness accounts that Lynette Dawson was seen bruised before she vanished in January 1982 were small pieces of a larger picture showing she was murdered by her husband, prosecutors have told a court.

theguardian.com ,  2 days ago 1
Accounts of bruising on Lynette Dawson part of bigger picture showing she was murdered, prosecution alleges

Aussie mum reveals the VERY unlikely pantry staple she uses to heal her mouth ulcers in one day - and she's not the only one

Mum-of-four Mel Watts, who lives in NSW, has revealed why she loves Vegemite She uses the salty spread on her mouth ulcers to stop them from growing larger Many of her 250,000 followers on Instagram agreed that they'd tried the 'hack' Others were shocked by the discovery and claimed they would try it themselves

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Aussie mum reveals the VERY unlikely pantry staple she uses to heal her mouth ulcers in one day - and she's not the only one

The extravagant modern mansion that won 'best pool of the year' is now for sale - and comes complete with a home theatre, games room and VERY luxurious styling

A contemporary home has extravagant features, a sleek design and one of the country's best backyard pools The modern mansion, in Lawson, Canberra won the 2018 NSW/ACT Pool of the Year and came third nationally A stunning family room opens out on the alfresco area that overlooks the self-cleaning pool, spa and waterfall

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The extravagant modern mansion that won 'best pool of the year' is now for sale - and comes complete with a home theatre, games room and VERY luxurious styling

When 300mm rain bomb is set to strike the east coast of Australia

Heavy rain will be bucketing down across NSW and QLD for the next seven days The intense wet weather may also bring damaging winds and possible flooding It's due to tropical moisture feeding into an upper-level trough over the east Weatherzone claims the severe wet weather is 'highly unusual' for north QLD

dailymail.co.uk ,  2 days ago 4
When 300mm rain bomb is set to strike the east coast of Australia

Australia's Wild Honey Bee Population At Risk Of Being Wiped Out Due To A Deadly Mite

Australia’s honey bee population is at risk of being wiped out due to a deadly varroa mite parasite that is threatening the industry. The varroa mites are tiny brown parasites that feed on bee larvae and pupae and often lead to malformations; all while also transmitting numerous viruses.

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Australia's Wild Honey Bee Population At Risk Of Being Wiped Out Due To A Deadly Mite