Sydney schools have cancelled outdoor sport and activities and been advised to keep children inside, while outdoor workers have laid down tools as hazardous air from out-of-control bushfires blankets city.
Dozens of Iraqi interpreters who have served the Australian Defence Force alongside Australian diggers battling Islamic State are seeking to come to Australia, but say they have been prevented from applying
Fewer than 40% of the population will be covered by private health insurance by 2030 unless reforms are made, according to a report from the public policy thinktank the Grattan Institute. The report, by
More homes are threatened after an out-of-control bushfire burned through to the coast in southern New South Wales as thick smoke from blazes surrounding Sydney continues to blanket the city. The Currowan
Residents face a nervous wait on Monday night as gusty, strong winds whip-up a blaze in the New South Wales Shoalhaven area which remains at emergency warning level. The fire north of Batemans Bay has