NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said students will no longer be allowed to carry knives for religious reasons in schools from tomorrow.
A 14-year-old boy is facing serious charged after allegedly stabbing a 16-year-old boy with a “religious knife” at Glenwood High earlier this month.
The Australian Medical Association has added its voice to calls for a clear roadmap on when international borders will re-open.
Meanwhile the Commonwealth is pushing the states to exempt fully vaccinated Australians from domestic coronavirus travel restrictions in the event of a snap lockdown under a plan to be put to National Cabinet.
US President Joe Biden is calling for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants – in a major shift from his previous position.
Israeli air strikes have killed more than 200 people including 60 children.
The Israeli death toll from the Hamas rocket attacks stands at 10.
Thousands of home owners in Sydney’s south-west are taking legal action over sinking and cracking properties.
Owners in Spring Farm said the problems are due to land not being appropriately filled and compressed before construction.
At least 16 people have been killed by a powerful cyclone that his wreaked havoc across COVID-19 ravaged India.
Tens of thousands have been forced to flee their homes due to widespread flooding.
Plastic packaging encasing any item on the shelves at Coles and Woolworths will be able to be recycled or composted by 2025.
The supermarket giants are among some of the nation’s biggest food and drink brands to sign the Plastics Pact, which aims to drastically reduce the use of plastic by 2025.