National News

NSW plan for a COVID-safe summer

Health authorities are striving for zero community transmission of COVID-19 across NSW in the lead up to the school holidays with just one locally acquired case recorded in the latest reporting period.

NSW blitz on scaffolding safety breaches

Three people have died and 25 have been seriously injured after falling from a height on NSW construction sites this year, prompting a scaffolding safety blitz.

Palaszczuk says Hanks staying in a hotel

Queensland has recorded two new coronavirus cases amid reports US actor Tom Hanks is staying at a luxury Gold Coast mansion rather than in a government-mandated hotel.

Porte delighted by third-place Tour finish

An ecstatic Richie Porte said his brilliant time trial ride to all but claim third spot on the penultimate day of Tour de France felt as good as winning the race.

Scans say Trbojevic Origin audition over

Tom Trbojevic won't get a final State of Origin audition after his NRL return turned into a nightmare, injuring his shoulder as Manly were thumped 42-24 by Gold Coast.