A bulletin of the day’s top stories from SBS News.
Lockdown restrictions to ease in New South Wales in two weeks; 19 new cases in the ACT and one death and the AFL Grand Final likely to return to an afternoon timeslot.
12 COVID deaths in New South Wales and 787 new cases; a tight election race in Germany leaves the country on edge and in tennis, Kim Clijsters resturn to the game.
The New South Wales roadmap to be revealed this week based on an 80 per cent vaccination target; Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia is not contemplating a Taliban representative to occupy the Afghan embassy in Canberra; And in sport, a double for Australian footballer Sam Kerr.
Extended freedoms under 80 per cent vaccination coverage in NSW to be released, Victorian cases continue to rise; Penrith to play South Sydney in grand final next weekend.
Vladimir Putin defends the conduct of Russian elections over rigging claims, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia present a united front at their first face-to-face Quad summit and Melbourne breaks a 57-year premiership drought with a thumping win over the Western Bulldogs in the AFL grand final.…
Prime Minister Scott Morrison meets with international leaders at the QUAD summit in Washington, Concerns over low vaccination rates in immigration detention, The Melbourne Demons and Western Demons go head to head at the AFL Grand Final in Perth tonight.
Victoria and New South Wales continue to record a high number of new COVID-19 cases, A plan approved to allow the safe return of international students to New South Wales, And in sport Women's football celebrates a 100-year milestone.
Victoria records 733 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases and one death, Vaccinated international students to return to New South Wales, Queensland opens two vaccination pop up clinics at Suncorp Stadium ahead of NRL Finals matches this weekend.
Scott Morrison meets Narenda Modi in Washington ahead of Quad duties, a protester in Melbourne is being treated for COVID-19 in hospital and in sport, the NRL prepares for an expansion with a second team in Brisbane.
New South Wales and Victoria continue to record a high number of coronavirus cases, Renewed pleas to repatriate dozens of Australian children in refugee camps in north-east Syria, Carlton appoints a new Senior coach, to lead the charge.
Victoria records its highest ever daily number of coronavirus cases, Australia and the United States attempt to repair relations with France but the UK takes a more blunt approach, And in sport, Queensland launches a rugby league themed vaccine incentive.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits the Pentagon and the Capitol in Washington, Melbourne braces for its fourth day of protests this week and in sport, the laws of cricket are updated to include gender neutral terms.
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake rocks Victoria, sending tremors through neighbouring states, Multiple arrests in Melbourne's CBD on the third day of protests, Sam Kerr's milestone Matildas match ends in defeat.
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake rocks Victoria and is felt across other states, Victoria Police warn protesters to stay home as Melbourne becomes the most locked down city in the world, Sam Kerr"s milestone match Matildas match ends in defeat.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison takes part in a busy day of meetings in New York before heading to Washington, Victoria Police warns protesters to stay home as Melbourne braces for its third day of demonstrations and in sport, a rugby league team offers fans free membership for next season.
The northern New South Wales local government areas of Tweed, Byron Bay and Kempsey to go into lockdown, Victoria records its highest daily number of coronavirus cases since August 2020, as protests erupt in Melbourne's CBD, The Matilda's back tomorrow their first match since the Toyko Olympics.
New South Wales has recorded 1,022 new coronavirus cases, Victoria records its highest daily number of coronavirus cases since August 2020, England withdraws their men's and women's cricket teams from next month's tour of Pakistan.
Melbourne's construction industry shuts down following violent protests, Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children aged five to eleven and in sport, Australian Jarred Gillett is set to become the Premier League's first overseas official.
Australia closer to 80 per cent first dose vaccination rates, North Korea condemns AUKUS defence pact, New Zealand Breakers have parted ways with guard Tai Webster over his refusal get the COVID jab.
The New South Wales town of Cowra prepares for lockdown, Prime Minister Scott Morrison departs Sydney for a series of meetings in the United States, Federal Labor, the Greens and crossbenchers push for Christian Porter to resign from government.
COVID-19 restrictions ease across Sydney as Victoria's plan out of lockdown is described as too conservative, the biggest pension increase in seven years starts today and in sport, Port Adelaide player Ollie Wines wins the club's first AFL Brownlow Medal.
Victorian authorities map the state's road out of lockdown, Christian Porter resigns from federal cabinet over a potential breach of ministerial standards, and the Brownlow Medal to be awarded tonight at a ceremony in Perth.
France says it's the victim of lies and duplicity in Australia's submarine snub, Victorians to learn their path out of lockdown and Penrith prevails in an NRL semi-final thriller over Parramatta.
Protesters clash with police at Melbourne anti-lockdown rally, France recalls its ambassador to Australia over submarine snub, and the Manly Sea Eagles are through to their first preliminary final in eight years.
France recalls its ambassador over a submarine snub, the first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Australia and New Zealand's cricket tour of Pakistan abandoned on the morning of the first match.
In this bulletin, New South Wales to test a 7-day long home quarantine pilot program, tradies protest tighter COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, and in sport, international travel restrictions force Australian hockey teams to withdraw from upcoming tournaments.
In this bulletin, New South Wales announces a trial home quarantine plan, Victoria records 512 new cases of COVID 19, and in sport, Australian swimmer Shayna Jack is free to return to the pool after an appeal to increase her doping ban is dismissed.
The vaccine rollout set to dominate National Cabinet today; The New South Wales Premier says people must work together if Australia is to return to any kind of normality; Liverpool Football Club announces a new environmental initiative.
In this bulletin, restrictions to slightly ease in Victoria with the state poised to reach its 70 per cent first dose vaccination target, Australia to sign up for nuclear-powered submarines under new British-American security deal, and in sport, Tasmania to host the first 20 matches of the women's Big Bash League.…
In this bulletin, Australia to sign up for nuclear-powered submarines under new British-American security deal, Lismore and Albury to go into lockdown as NSW records another 1351 Covid cases, and in sport, Australian criterium champion Kaden Groves earns his first professional win in European cycling, at the Tour of Slovakia.…
The curfew ends in Sydney's 12 local government areas of concern; A jump in COVID-19 cases in the United States and Canada; Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says gymnastics officials ignored team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse of athletes.
In this bulletin: Ballarat in Victoria enters a week-long lockdown; Curfews lift in Sydney's 12 local government areas of concern; and in sport, two new faces for the Matildas squad ahead of the side's match against Ireland.
12 COVID-19 deaths in New South Wales and 1,259 locally acquired cases; Victoria reports 423 new cases and two deaths and a small Swiss football club causes a major upset on the opening day of the European Champions League.
Four out of five New South Wales residents aged over 16 likely to get at least one vaccine dose by today; The OECD warns Australia about its economic recovery; A shock first round elimination for Stephanie Gilmore in the World Surf League Finals.
New South Wales records 1,127 new local cases of COVID-19 and two deaths; Victoria's roadmap out of lockdown to be announced on Sunday and the Matildas reunite at a training camp in Dublin ahead of their game against Ireland.
Two COVID-19 deaths and 1,217 cases in New South Wales; 445 cases in Victoria and another two deaths and Olympic champion Simone Biles one of several gymnasts to testify before a US Senate panel this week.
Residents in New South Wales brace for the peak in COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations, A UN hosted international aid conference raises more than $1.4 billion in aid for Afghanistan, Afghan cricket authorities signal that women can still play cricket.
New South Wales records 1,257 local cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths; Victoria reports its largest daily increase in infections this year and in sport, Australian Olympic champion Jessica Fox wins silver in the women's C1 world cup event in France.
New South Wales records another 7 COVID deaths and 1,257 locally acquired cases; 473 new cases detected in Victoria and Daniil Medvedev wins the U-S Open beating Novak Djokovic.
Families with children aged 12 and older can make a booking for a COVID vaccine, Pope Francis warns of a resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe, Australian Daniel Ricciardo wins the Italian Grand Prix.
Australia secures one million doses of Moderna vaccine; NSW records over 1200 cases of COVID-19; 18-year-old Emma Raducanu wins the US Open.
People around the world remember the 9-11 terror attacks 20 years on; a new campaign launches across the Australia today, to get millions more vaccinated against COVID-19; the AFL Grand Final to be an all-Melbourne affair, after the Western Bulldogs demolished Port Adelaide last night.
New South Wales has reported 1599 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and at least eight deaths, The US remembers the victims of 9/11, World number one Novak Djokovic heads to the final of the US Open.
In this bulletin, NSW ambulances are enduring a daily level of demand comparable to New Year's Eve, as they transport hundreds of suspected COVID-19 patients each day; Australians reflect on the September 11 terror attacks 20 years on; And in sport, Melbourne beat Geelong in Friday night's match, cementing their place in the AFLgrand final.…
The New South Wales Premier under fire for cancelling daily press briefings, as the state breaks another COVID record, A record vaccination day for Victoria, A battle of the teenagers at the US Open women's grand slam final.
The NSW Premier says people must learn to live with COVID as the state records more than 1500 cases, Regional Victorians enjoy new freedoms as the state records 334 COVID-19 infections, Socceroos great Tim Cahill backs FIFA's proposal for the World Cup to be held every two years
The first commercial flight leaves the Afghan capital since the US withdrawal, stay-at-home orders lifted in regional Victoria and in tennis, Novak Djokovic just two wins away from claiming a record 21st grand slam title.
More than 1400 new Covid cases in New South Wales, as the government outlines its roadmap out of lockdown, 40 per cent of eligible Australians now fully vaccinated, Cricket Australia to cancel the men's test match against Afghanistan because of concerns about the Taliban's ban on woman playing sport.…
New South Wales records 1405 news cases and five further deaths, Victoria records over 300 new COVID-19 cases for the first time in its current outbreak, A British teenager progresses to the U-S Open semi-finals on her debut.
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