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Five new inner city COVID-19 deaths as NSW – and Australia – records deadliest day of the pandemic

By PATRICK MCKENZIE NSW and Australia have recorded their deadliest day of the COVID-19 pandemic so far as the state recorded 36 deaths in the last reporting period, while 74 total deaths were recorded across the nation.  Five people from Sydney were among the deaths while none were recorded from the Inner West, down from […]

City of Sydney to inject $4 million into creative and cultural precincts following laneway party success

By DANIEL LO SURDO The City of Sydney has announced that it will inject up to $4 million into the inner city's creative and cultural precincts as it strives to generate a 24-hour economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. The City will host an evening of "networking and collaboration" next month for property owners and businesses […]

Four more Inner West COVID-19 deaths as NSW records 34,660 new cases

By DANIEL LO SURDO Four more people from the Inner West have died from COVID-19 as 34,660 new cases were detected by NSW Health in the last reporting period. It is part of 20 new deaths that were recorded in the 24 hours up to 8:00 pm last night, while hospitalisations reached 2,650 and 191 […]

NSW records deadliest day of the pandemic as Perrottet orders 50 million more rapid tests

By DANIEL LO SURDO NSW has recorded its deadliest day of the COVID-19 pandemic as the state recorded 16 deaths during the most recent reporting period, surpassing the 15 recorded on September 29 and October 1 last year. The new record comes as NSW scrambles to limit the spread of the virus through new restrictions, […]

Double vaccinated man in his 20s dies at St Vincent’s Hospital

By DANIEL LO SURDO A double vaccinated man in his 20s has died at St Vincent's Hospital in Darlinghurst as NSW Health announced 34,994 new COVID-19 cases were detected today. The man from the ACT  had no known underlying health conditions and was one of six people who had sadly died during the last reporting […]

Sydney brings in 2022 while COVID-19 keep crowds at home

By TOKS OGUNDARE Sydney waved goodbye to 2021 and ushered in the new year with its signature fireworks spectacular, marking a return to a traditional program after a limited display in 2020.  First Nations artist Blak Douglas curated the 9:00 pm fireworks and Welcome to Country. The display included projections of local First Nations custodians […]