Australia news live: thousands more evacuated in Sydney floods; interest rate decision due; cargo ship still stranded

Federal disaster payments available to 23 flood-affected areas in NSW Josh Butler The federal government is making disaster relief payments available to 23 flood-affected areas in NSW, with emergency management minister Murray Watt saying the assistance would be “uncapped”. Watt… Read More »Australia news live: thousands more evacuated in Sydney floods; interest rate decision due; cargo ship still stranded

Australia news live updates: flood-hit Sydney residents evacuate as wild weather brings more heavy rain; Albanese in Ukraine

Christopher Knaus Emergency services rescued 20 people from rising floodwaters across New South Wales overnight as the state braces for another day of heavy rain and wild weather. Most of those rescues involved helping people who had driven into floodwaters,… Read More »Australia news live updates: flood-hit Sydney residents evacuate as wild weather brings more heavy rain; Albanese in Ukraine

Australia news live: thousands urged to evacuate in Sydney amid deluge, nation passes 10,000 Covid deaths

From 16m ago East coast low forms; Warragamba dam spilling Emergency services minister Steph Cooke says New South Wales is facing “dangers on multiple fronts” and encouraged residents in greater Sydney to evacuate early. Cooke said an east coast low… Read More »Australia news live: thousands urged to evacuate in Sydney amid deluge, nation passes 10,000 Covid deaths