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Yesterday β€” 30 November 2021Sydney Morning Herald - Latest News

Humble Green ready to test himself against best all-rounder in the world

30 November 2021 at 23:44
Cameron Green knows a certain English all-rounder will be in sharp focus, but he believes he can be a renewed factor with the ball as well as his bat in the Ashes.

Regulator reviews Christian college that was warned about paedophile

The schools regulator has flagged further action against St Andrews Christian College, which was repeatedly told about a predator teacher more than four years before he was charged with sexual assault offences.

Merry Christmas, with a sting in the gifts

30 November 2021 at 23:41
It was a moment to bring Christmas gifts and offer goodwill, but even here, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese couldn’t resist delivering an unspoken political message.

Man dies after being hit by truck on Sydney’s north shore

30 November 2021 at 23:28
Emergency services were called to Fullers Road in Chatswood on Wednesday afternoon. The truck driver has been taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Australia can ban human rights abusers, cyber attackers as Magnitsky laws set to pass

The laws will give the government the power to impose sanctions on individuals overseas who commit human rights abuses and corruption, as well as malicious cyber attackers.

Cashed up Liontown keen to capitalise on lithium craze

30 November 2021 at 23:17
Tim Goyder’s Liontown Resources, with $450 million raised to develop its Kathleen Valley lithium mine in WA, must now deal with an ultra-competitive market for engineering contractors and labour.

Man’s body found inside ute swept away by floodwaters

The 73-year-old was found about two hours after divers were sent to search the submerged vehicle on Wednesday afternoon.

A defamation policy for Mum and Dad voters? Don’t believe the hype

The government says changes to the country’s defamation laws will protect people from anonymous trolls. That’s asking a lot.

Protesters rally at WA Parliament as state hits first deadline for sweeping vaccine mandates

From December 1, workers in the resources, meat-packing, policing, prison and airport sectors need to have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with those choosing not to have the jab forced to resign.

Race-by-race preview and tips for Grafton on Thursday

30 November 2021 at 23:00
Everything you need to know to find a winner at the North Coast meeting.

Big wet forces Coffs Harbour meeting down highway

30 November 2021 at 23:00
Β The scheduled Coffs Harbour Showcase meeting was transferred to Grafton late yesterday afternoon when stewards deemed the Coffs Harbour surface too risky for racing following yet another downpour.

Fears of lack of leadership and lost generation for Matildas

Some A-League Women players believe the Matildas need leaders, not just youth, in defence while a generation of players aren’t being given opportunities.

Truck driver jailed for at least four years over fatal M5 crash

Pushminder Singh Grewal had been up all night and fell asleep at the wheel during peak hour, killing a 10-year-old boy and seriously injuring several others.

New mystery COVID case visited Black Friday sales on Gold Coast

A new COVID-19 case has emerged in the Queensland community, with an investigation under way to determine its source.

The economic view ahead is just as difficult as the rearview mirror

30 November 2021 at 22:43
The September quarter national accounts gave a rearview mirror insight into the hit from Delta. But the view ahead is just as difficult.

Multiple fatalities in Michigan high school shooting

30 November 2021 at 22:42
Authorities arrested the suspect at the school and recovered a handgun they said the shooter’s father had bought just a few days earlier.

It was once home to thousands of prisoners, now it’s set to be Sydney’s next museum

30 November 2021 at 22:41
Millions in funding has been granted to β€œsecure, restore and preserve the culture, heritage and future use” of a three-hectare heritage precinct.

Drinking not the cause of bad behaviour in Parliament, former staffers say

Some former Parliamentary staffers say issues with alcohol in Parliament House aren’t much different to the corporate world, because it depends on the MP or the company.

WA to sell itself as β€˜the safest place on earth’ as it prepares to reopen to the world

Tourism experts warn the campaign may be a difficult sell, given WA’s tough stance on quarantine and tendency to make snap decisions on interstate borders causing traveller hesitancy.

Future of much-loved indie theatre in doubt as major development starts

30 November 2021 at 22:28
Noise and dust from a $200 million construction project within metres of Fortyfivedownstairs means no rehearsals: which means no shows.

Wing healed, Richardson ready to take off for Ashes

30 November 2021 at 22:25
After a string of performances that showed he was a cut above his state peers, the West Australian speedster is ready to pounce on England should selectors pull the horses-for-courses rein for the first Test.

Cosmetic surgery boom needs tighter controls

Shonky operators use social media to spruik nips and tucks but regulators are not doing enough to protect consumers.

Coal use to peak in 2026 as renewables surge past forecasts

30 November 2021 at 22:22
A new international report reveals an optimistic forecast for clean energy, but it poses a fresh challenge to a Labor party that is yet to reveal its climate policy.

NRL on collision course with players over contracting system changes

The NRL has flagged its intention to overhaul its controversial transfer system, but the players have no appetite for change.

Greens accuse state government of β€˜disturbing’ move against council

Leader Samantha Ratnam says the Labor government appointed an external monitor to oversee Yarra Council because it fears losing the seat of Richmond at the state election.

Gallery: The best photos from around the world

30 November 2021 at 22:08
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors

β€˜France is Josephine’: Black artist Josephine Baker honoured at tomb of heroes

30 November 2021 at 22:06
The American-born star was not only praised for her world-renowned artistic career but also for her spy role in the French Resistance and her activism.

COVID waves take the shine off Virgin’s revival plans

The course of the pandemic, and with it the timing of Virgin’s financial rebirth, has not gone to script.

Deal to protect LGBTQI students sets up vote on religious freedom

30 November 2021 at 21:50
The PM may remove the authority for religious schools to expel students because of their sexuality in return for support from some Liberal MPs for his religious discrimination bill.
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