Today’s headlines from the Hope News team
Outgoing US President Donald Trump has shared his farewell message ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration tomorrow.
In a speech posted on YouTube, Mr Trump said he was proud of his efforts to make America “great again”, before outlining his greatest achievements.
Mr Trump has thanked his family and supporters for their prayers and wished the Biden administration luck.
Senior NSW Government ministers will meet today to discuss easing health restrictions.
However, the Premier is warning that any relaxation of the rules will be dependent on higher COVID-testing numbers.
Only about 10,000 people were swabbed in the latest reporting period.
The hospitality sector is the latest industry to call for a rescue package to be introduced when JobKeeper ends in March.
Restaurant and Catering Australia has presented the Federal Government with a detailed plan.
The Federal Opposition leader is calling for a Australia to play a more assertive role in its alliance with the US.
In a speech later today, Anthony Albanese will say Scott Morrison has “corroded the alliance with the US” during his time in office.
A 44-year-old man is due to face court today charged with multiple domestic violence and assault offences following a three-and-a-half hour stand-off with police in the Blue Mountains.
Emergency services were called to a street in Katoomba, where a woman reported fleeing an apartment after being threatened by a man allegedly armed with a hatchet.
The Weather Bureau is warning of heatwave conditions along the NSW coast this weekend.
Temperatures are forecast to reach 41C in Penrith.