Home buybacks in flood-prone NSW ‘cheaper’ than plan to raise Warragamba Dam wall, experts say

A large-scale property buyback scheme in flood-affected parts of the Hawkesbury-Nepean valley would cost more than $5bn, according to the New South Wales government’s own estimates. But experts have questioned the price tag, saying more targeted buybacks would be cheaper… Read More »Home buybacks in flood-prone NSW ‘cheaper’ than plan to raise Warragamba Dam wall, experts say

Australia news live: more people given access to Covid antiviral treatments as NSW begins flood clean-up

<gu-island name="KeyEventsCarousel" deferuntil="visible" props="{"keyEvents":[{"id":"62ca01dc8f081211720ce36d","elements":[{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" Eight people with Covid-19 have died in New South Wales overnight, with the state recording 8,670 new cases on Sunday morning, 1,945 people in hospital, and 60 in ICU. ","elementId":"a29caa6a-f02f-4a2b-b121-c35cd951c247"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TweetBlockElement","html":" COVID-19 update – Sunday 10 July… Read More »Australia news live: more people given access to Covid antiviral treatments as NSW begins flood clean-up

Australia news live updates: Penny Wong signals China thaw; NSW counts cost of floods

<gu-island name="KeyEventsCarousel" deferuntil="visible" props="{"keyEvents":[{"id":"62c8b7618f08ea32251a0166","elements":[{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":" Victorian health authorities have reported that 20 people died with Covid in the past 24 hours. Five people are on ventilators. ","elementId":"160f3d3c-b289-482c-b60a-8d02a6db48ea"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TweetBlockElement","html":" We thank everyone who got vaccinated and tested yesterday. Our thoughts are with those… Read More »Australia news live updates: Penny Wong signals China thaw; NSW counts cost of floods

Australia news live: Jason Clare promises university ‘reset’; mid-north NSW coast on flood alert; more eligible for fourth Covid booster

From 51m ago Good morning! The flood crisis continues in parts of New South Wales with major flooding and evacuation orders in Singleton and several Hunter Valley towns. Weather conditions are easing for Sydney and the NSW Central Coast, as… Read More »Australia news live: Jason Clare promises university ‘reset’; mid-north NSW coast on flood alert; more eligible for fourth Covid booster