Today’s headlines from the Hope News team
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has granted provisional approval to Pfizer.
The announcement has been made as Australia marks one year since the first cases of coronavirus were detected in the country.
Emergency Services are urging people to take care around the water, as the weather heats up again across most of New South Wales.
The Weather Bureau says residents can expect to swelter through heatwave conditions for another two days.
Temperatures in NSW will be up to 16 degrees above the average today with the mercury to soar into the mid-40’s in parts of the State’s West.
In Sydney, a top of 39 degrees is forecast for Penrith.
It will be about 10 degrees cooler along the coast.
A man will face court today charged over an attack on a 92-year-old woman during a home invasion in Sydney’s Inner West.
The 28-year-old is accused of breaking into the home at Concord before physically and sexually assaulting the woman in what police say was a random attack.
Hundreds of Fire Fighters are battling to contain an out of control bushfire burning in the Adelaide Hills.
The fire has a 21 kilometre perimeter, with several fire fronts joining to form one blaze.
An emergency alert has been issued, with residents of Cherry Gardens told to evacuate.
‘Amelia’ has emerged as the most popular girls’ baby name in NSW last year.
It replaces ‘Charlotte’, which was the most common name for new-born girls for the past three years.
‘Oliver’ remains the most popular boys name, followed by Noah and William.