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Sydney's infamous light rail project has failed to clear its final hurdle; coronavirus. The Premier today announced its immediate and permanent closure. "It's a sad day for Transport NSW," says Gladys Berejiklian. "We're proud of the network we built. It was...
NSW Police has announced that one quarter of the state's officers will be made redundant in response to coronavirus. The police chief blames the federal government's new social distancing rules. "These rules have completely disabled our strip search operations," says Mick...
A Sydney couple have found a loophole in the Prime Minister's extension of social restrictions, aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19. Last night Scott Morrison announced a maximum of 5 guests at all weddings, but he's allowing gatherings of...
A Sydney finance worker has announced the next brave step in his career. "I'm considering becoming an infectious disease expert," says Daniel Denny. "In finance, we use technical analysis to forecast outcomes based on historical data. For Covid-19, it's no different." It...
The cancellation of Sydney's annual festival of music and lights has been welcomed by men across Sydney. "Every year I have to do the whole 'Vivid date night' thing with my wife, and it's punishing," says one man. But this year...
The car park at Woolworths Chullora will set the stage for a night of UFC fighting. "We've decided to bring the championship to Sydney's west after noticing the area's growing interest in fighting," says UFC Ray Talerton. It follows a brawl...
If you're thinking about buying coconut water in Bondi, think again. Supermarkets and convenience stores in the popular suburb are completely out of coconut water, as locals worried about Coronavirus begin stockpiling food and other essentials. "Coconut water is the most...
Social media giant Facebook has apologised for a tech glitch preventing bushfire victims from receiving much-needed charity funds. The $52 million dollars raised by comedian Celeste Barber in a Facebook fundraiser was instead allocated to victims of the fraudulent luxury...
Popular eastern suburbs Chinese restaurant 'China Diner' has rebranded itself 'Diner Diner.' "Obviously there's a lot of negative reports about Chinese food standards as the Coronavirus worsens," says restaurant founder Laurie Choo. "We want to distance ourselves as much as possible...
A Sydney driver has taken bold and drastic action today amid a severe and ongoing shortage of parking options at Bondi Beach. Peter McKenny told DBT that he'd been driving around Campbell Parade and surrounding streets for two hours looking...

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