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 2021-08-03 20:45 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Australia news LIVE: NSW and Queensland COVID-19 cases continue to grow as federal vaccination modelling released...

The NSW Premier wants to see 6 million jabs in arms by the end of this month, Queensland is facing a major outbreak and Melbourne's lockdowns have changed the country's internal migration patterns....

 2021-08-03 20:45 

Sydney Morning Herald

Out of touch: Young bankers turn nose up at Wall Street's pitch of big pay and long hours...

For decades, investment banking was one of Wall Street's most prestigious careers. It is losing its shine....

 2021-08-03 20:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Historic Shute Shield facing first cancelled season since WW1...

The Shute Shield could finish the year without a winner for the first time since 1918 as the Sydney Rugby Union face a deadline to decide if the season can go ahead....

 2021-08-03 19:49 

Sydney Morning Herald

After years in planning, US gets serious about strategic dialogue with Indonesia...

The announcement was part of a US effort to show it is serious about engaging with Southeast Asia to push back against China's expanding influence....

 2021-08-03 19:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

ASX set to open higher as Wall Street rallies; bitcoin slides...

Wall Street turned higher in afternoon trading as traders weigh another big set of company earnings reports....

 2021-08-03 19:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Delta has moved the needle': Vaccine mandates more useful than cash...

Andy Slavitt, who served as Joe Biden's senior pandemic adviser, warns that governments must now vaccinate far more people to stave off the Delta variant....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Will Australia ever move into a four-day working week?...

Momentum is building around the world for implementing shorter work weeks, and Dr Kirstin Ferguson says the conversation should soon be raised locally....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Religious leaders warn faithful against vaccine conspiracy theories...

Religious leaders have raised concerns about conspiracy theories fuelling vaccine hesitancy in vulnerable migrant communities in Sydney's west....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

BlackRock joins Citi and HSBC in plan to close coal plants early...

BlackRock and other major financial institutions are working on plans to accelerate the closure of coal-fired power plants in Asia in a bid to phase out the use of the worst man-made contributors to climate change....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Citi says buy now, pay later not a 'fad' as it joins the stampede...

Global giant Citi says the rise of buy now, pay later products is a major shift, as it prepares to move into the local market....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Our leaders would do better if their followers were thinking harder...

Yes, we get the politicians we deserve. But we've lost sight of the truth that well-functioning democracies require diligent citizens, not just honest and smart politicians....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Morrison told months ago of need for locally made Pfizer-style vaccines...

The federal government was warned months ago about the importance of producing mRNA vaccines on home soil....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'Terrifying, cold and a lot of loud noises': Homeless young people falling through safety net...

When Luis Montero was 16 he was so desperate for somewhere to stay he slept in a tent in Yarra Bend Park....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Just get the contract': Alleged Westpac fraudster had ASX ambitions for 'green' business...

Alleged fraudster Bill Papas had big plans for his waste management company Iugis, involving an ASX-listing, global expansion and selling a COVID-killing machine....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Is a curfew worth trying for Sydney? What the world's experts have to say...

A Herald analysis of international experience shows in certain circumstances curfews appear to have worked....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Cabinet backs QR-code vaccine certificates for travel amid party room disagreement...

Australians will use a QR-code vaccine certificate for international travel under a multimillion-dollar plan to reopen the borders, but the Coalition can't agree on using it for domestic travel....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Porter's elevation betrays PM's chilling apathy towards survivors...

To see Christian Porter assume the role of leader of the House of Representatives is an insult to all survivors of sexual abuse....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Path from lockdowns hinges on testing, tracing and quarantine measures...

Australia's proposed path out of harsh restrictions depends on optimal quarantine systems, contact tracing and social distancing and lockdowns will probably still be needed....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Snap Shot: Guthrie numerology, and a football crime better left unsolved...

Ahead of Cam Guthrie's 200th AFL game, we look at the dedication of the the Guthrie brothers' parents, Suzanne and Andrew; the stories behind the banners; and stopping real crimes - not football ones....

 2021-08-03 17:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ship hijacked by suspected Iran-backed forces in Arabian Sea, sources say...

The Panama-flagged vessel Asphalt Princess was believed to have been seized in an area of the Arabian Sea leading to the Strait of Hormuz, sources said....

 2021-08-03 16:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Australia has a chance': Scola backs Boomers to beat Team USA...

Luis Scola knows what it takes to overcome the USA and win gold in men's basketball, and he thinks Australia could be that team....

 2021-08-03 16:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

Australia thrashed by Bangladesh in match not broadcast on TV...

Australia had never previously failed to chase a T20I target this paltry, nor been beaten by Bangladesh in four previous meetings....

 2021-08-03 16:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Cash incentives not a bad idea to avoid an Australia divided by vaccine status...

It is clear is that we are heading, in real world practice if not codified name, to a system of vaccination passports which will divide Australian society into the jabbed and unjabbed....

 2021-08-03 16:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

How WA's north could stall state's vaccine rollout targets...

Despite about 60 per cent of the North West's population older than 16 being eligible to receive the vaccine, just 8 per cent are fully immunised the lowest uptake rate in the country....

 2021-08-03 15:18 

Sydney Morning Herald

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, probe finds...

The investigation found that the Cuomo administration was a "hostile work environment" and that it was "rife with fear and intimidation"....

 2021-08-03 14:45 

Sydney Morning Herald

Australia destroys Argentina and basketball medal curse is ripe for the breaking...

The Boomers demolished Argentina to move into the semi-finals of the Olympic tournament. If they want a gold medal, they first have to get past Team USA....

 2021-08-03 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Incentives to vaccinate, good health or hard cash...

At last, a visionary move from the ALP's low profile leader; direct payment to get vaccinated....

 2021-08-03 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Free building and businesses courses for reskilling during lockdown...

TAFE NSW will offer 10 new fee-free courses in mental health, digital security, business administration and construction to help people re-skill during the pandemic....

 2021-08-03 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Successful program getting more Indigenous kids into preschool gets $120 million...

The money will be used to roll out education programs and fund Indigenous-run child care service in regional and remote communities....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Your Daily Horoscope for Wednesday, August 4...

Free daily horoscope for each star sign. Forecasts for the day ahead in life, love and career....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

From the Archives, 1981: The boy in the borehole...

Forty years ago, rescue crews worked through the night to save 2-year-old William Farr, jammed four metres down a deep borehole on his grandparents' property....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Centuria Office REIT benefits from being on the fringe...

The country's largest pure-play office landlord has revealed a record year of lease deals that indicate corporate and government tenants are looking at future requirements....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Family ties have gallery in knots over art prize...

Zoe Amor, daughter of the founder of the Rick Amor drawing prize, is among the 19 artists on the shortlist for the $20,000 first spot....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Charter Hall leads the charge with $560m industrial deals...

The funds management and development juggernaut is building its pipeline to service the explosive growth in the ecommerce, data and cold storage sectors....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Target Time and Superquiz, Wednesday, August 4...

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target....

 2021-08-03 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

In the Herald: August 4, 1931...

511 out of 521 actresses, accidental death, and he'll be the judge of that....

 2021-08-03 13:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Vaccine race goes around in circles...

Five months after getting Pfizered in his Australian flag mask, Morrison is again leveraging the mystical "Aussie spirit" to mobilise the populace....

 2021-08-03 13:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bol's bolt a bridge for a nation...

This Wednesday, Peter Bol competes for gold. And many people across Australia, including my family and I, will be cheering him on....

 2021-08-03 13:28 

Sydney Morning Herald

Banned from 400m, Mboma takes silver in 200m, Thompson-Herah gold...

Banned from running the 400 metres, Namibian sprinter Christine Mboma stormed home to take silver in the women's 200 metres Olympic final....

 2021-08-03 13:16 

Sydney Morning Herald

Stingers left high and dry after coach Mihailovic given marching orders...

Australia lost by just one point to the Russian Olympic Committee, ending their dreams of winning a medal in Tokyo....

 2021-08-03 12:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

Best of cartoons, August 4, 2021...

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists....

 2021-08-03 12:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

New super laws mean you need to check your insurance...

The government's stapling measure has been celebrated for its ambitions to stamp out duplicate superannuation accounts and stop workers paying multiple fees. But they could also leave you without suitable insurance cover....

 2021-08-03 12:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Health chief outlines how to get Qld out of lockdown and keep it out...

Jeannette Young has given a clear outline of how the state can exit lockdown on Sunday, but warns all of the pieces need to fall into place for it to happen....

 2021-08-03 11:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

'So out of my control': Simone Biles leaves Tokyo with bronze but no answers...

Simone Biles says she felt physically ill watching other gymasts do the one thing that her body simply wouldn't do....

 2021-08-03 11:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Season over for Collingwood Magpies after being blasted by Fever...

The Magpies 2021 Super Netball season is over after slumping to a one-sided defeat to West Coast on Tuesday night....

 2021-08-03 11:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

Kookaburras defeat Germany, will play Belgium for gold medal...

Almost two decades after Australia hockey's curse was first broken, the Kookaburras are within 60 minutes of another gold medal....

 2021-08-03 11:41 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Two to go': Garside's eyes on a bigger prize after historic win...

Harry Garside will become the first Australian boxer to claim an Olympic medal since Grahame "Spike" Cheney 33 years ago....

 2021-08-03 11:32 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

As it happened: NSW records 199 new local COVID-19 cases; Queensland records 16 new cases...

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes vaccination will be her state's ticket out of lockdown, Queensland's stay-at-home orders have been extended and Victoria hopes to welcome back AFL crowds as early as next week....

 2021-08-03 11:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Time to return to one's census...

Where a measured approach is suggested....

 2021-08-03 10:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Operation Relocation costing Sydney clubs $20m in revenue...

High-flying Sydney clubs are counting the multi-million dollar cost of having to surrender blockbuster games in the run home to the finals because of COVID....

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