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6 per cent are fully vaccinated* Borders: Greater Sydney residents are not permitted to visit regional NSW unless for essential activity, and cannot freely enter any other Australian state or territory. Travel restrictions for residents of regional NSW vary depending on state.
Northern Territory residents returning home from interstate COVID-19 hotspots will now be allowed to quarantine at home.The measure will help reduce the number of people staying at the Alice Springs quarantine facility, which is nearing capacity.
Des Hasler's famous radar is back with Manly insisting they aren't among the NRL best sides despite being one of the most dominant teams of the past three months.The Sea Eagles loom as the genuine dark horse of the finals, with Tom Trbojevic's red-hot season making them one of the biggest threats to Melbourne and Penrith.
The parents of an asylum seeker murdered in an offshore detention centre are suing the Australian Government over his death.Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati, 23, was beaten to death by guards and other workers during a violent confrontation at the Manus Island detention centre in 2014.
Asian shares have struggled to rally as super-strong US corporate earnings sucked funds out of emerging markets and into Wall Street, where records were falling almost daily.More than one-third of S&P; 500 is set to report quarterly results this week, headlined by Facebook, Tesla, Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft Corp and Amazon.
The former prime minister of Samoa has conceded defeat in elections held in April, Radio New Zealand reports, in a move that would bring to an end months of political instability.Samoa descended into chaos earlier this year after then prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, refused to give way after losing a parliamentary election in April that would have ended his 22 years in power.
Wellington Phoenix kick off their pre-season on Monday without their senior coach and just six players in training as COVID-19 bites a third A-League season.Club leaders are considering whether to relocate back to Australia for pre-season, or to hold out hope of assembling in the Kiwi capital.
A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a stabbing in Adelaide's south.Police were called to an address at Port Noarlunga early on Monday morning and found a 27-year-old with stab wounds to the abdomen.
Cameron Champ has emerged from a crowded leaderboard with a blemish-free final round 5-under 66 to win the PGA Tour's 3M Open.Champ made a crucial par save on the par-5 18th hole at TPC Twin Cities, to finish the day with five birdies and no bogeys on his card.
A man has died in a unit fire at Newcastle.Emergency services were called to the blazing unit at Stockton about 5am on Monday.
South Australia appears to be on track to exit a week-long lockdown after no serious escalation in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state in the past 24 hours.The state's coronavirus transition committee will meet on Monday before an expected government news conference about 11am when residents will be informed of the next steps.
A teacher repeatedly sexually touched a primary-school-aged girl in a western Sydney school in 2019, police say.The five incidents occurred on several occasions while the girl, then aged 10 and 11, was at school, police said on Monday.
Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt has overcome early chaos which forced a race restart to claim the Olympic men's triathlon gold medal.Blummenfelt broke away late in the closing10km run leg to win from Briton Alex Yee with Kiwi Hayden Wilde taking the bronze, while Jake Birtwhistle was Australia's best performer in 16th.
Barnaby Joyce has defended one of his Nationals colleagues for attending an anti-lockdown protest and supporting huge rallies in Melbourne and Sydney.The deputy prime minister said George Christensen was within his rights to attend a legal rally in Queensland and voice support for the other demonstrations, which breached public health orders.
Stephanie Gilmore will be haunted by a poor wave choice that ended her hunt for an Olympic surfing medal, crashing out in the third round to South African outsider Bianca Buitendag.Australia's seven-time world champion took to the water in Monday's opening heat at Tsurigasaki beach and got off to a promising start.
Armed kidnappers in Nigeria have released 28 of the more than 120 students who were abducted at the beginning of July from the Bethel Baptist High School in the northern town of Damishi.Church officials handed those children over to their parents at the school on Sunday.
Western Australia is again on COVID-19 alert after a bulk carrier in waters off Perth reported it was carrying crew members with flu-like symptoms.The Darya Krishna was on Monday morning travelling south off Yanchep, a coastal town about 56km north of Perth.
Queensland has recorded one new locally-acquired case of COVID-19 in a Gold Coast man who recently completed hotel quarantine.The man in his 40s, who was fully vaccinated, recently arrived in the state from China and had completed 14-day hotel quarantine.
A man accused of attempting to stab Mali's Interim President Assimi Goita last week has died in hospital while in the custody of security services, the government says.Goita, a special forces colonel who orchestrated two coups in the last year, escaped unharmed after the assailant tried to stab him during prayers at a mosque in the capital Bamako on Tuesday.
Australia's environment minister has welcomed a decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as an endangered World Heritage site.UNESCO has given Australia another eight months to upgrade its protection of the reef before making a ruling next year.