COVID-positive people in southwest Sydney have been working in the community and mingling with family members, prompting a major uptick in local cases as the NSW government extends the city’s lockdown by a week.
A coronavirus-prompted lockdown in Greater Sydney and surrounds will be extended by a week after NSW recorded 27 new local COVID-19 cases.
Australian users of social media giant Facebook will soon be able to receive information and updates on blood donation opportunities in the platform’s app.
An international law enforcement operation against organised criminal activity has resulted in mass arrests and struck what the Australian prime minister describes as a “heavy blow” against crime gangs.
A mystery case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in a man who lives in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, with authorities yet to determine how he caught the virus but scrambling to limit any possible new outbreak of community transmission.
Low cattle supplies, higher prices, an appreciating Australian dollar and trade tensions with China continue to create headwinds for the national beef industry, an agribusiness banking specialist says.