46,000 people in Sydney may not be evacuated in future floods, report says

Up to 46,000 people in Sydney may not be evacuated if floods comparable to those experienced in Lismore earlier this year occur in the future, a report warns. Key points: The report says that raising the dam wall will provide a “significant reduction in current risks to life and property.” A Reconstruction Authority will oversee … Read more

NSW government tightens rules on former ministers working in the public sector

NSW lawmakers will be barred from jobs at government agencies that reported to them for more than a year after they leave politics, says Premier Dominic Perrottet. Key points: Prime Minister Dominic Perrottet admits John Barilaro’s appointment as trade commissioner was ‘wrong’ The results of an internal review into the selection of Mr. Barilaro were … Read more

Flood report finds failed SES and Resilience NSW communities | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Flood report finds failed SES and Resilience NSW communities | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) NSW flood report ready for deliverythe examiner Parliamentary flood report finds SES and Resilience NSW failed in Lismore and North NSW communitiesABC News See full coverage on Google News

Mayor of Lismore frustrated at delay in flood report as media leaks show $3bn recovery spending

The mayor of Lismore, in northern New South Wales, has urged the state government to publish a flood investigation report after hearing unconfirmed media leaks and nothing from the government. Key points: The flood investigation report has not been published yet, but leaks have appeared in some media outlets. Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg says he … Read more

Coral cover of the Great Barrier Reef reaches record levels, report says | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Coral cover of the Great Barrier Reef reaches record levels, report says | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) Record coral cover in parts of the Great Barrier Reef, but global warming could jeopardize recoveryThe Guardian Increases the coral cover of the Great Barrier ReefAustralia Sky News Great Barrier Reef coral cover reaches record levels after mass … Read more

LeBron James unlikely to leave Lakers before 2024: Report

will be the focus this week as he will be eligible for a contract extension. The only question on pundits’ minds is the length of the four-time NBA champion’s tenure. On Thursday, James will be eligible for a contract extension of up to two years. He will be worth $97.1 million, a lot of money … Read more

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Hire a Luxury Event Planner for Their Wedding Celebration: Report

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez will host a huge post-wedding celebration for their family and friends. While they tied the knot during a low-key ceremony in Las Vegas on July 16, the couple plans to throw a bigger, more lavish celebration with their loved ones to celebrate their marriage after their honeymoon in Paris, reported … Read more

Tackle in children’s sport defended despite new report warning of long-term risks

Sports industry leaders have defended tackling in youth sports despite a new study linking repetitive head impacts to degenerative brain diseases. Key points: Industry leaders have responded to a new study linking head impacts in sport with degenerative brain disease The report’s authors suggest banning tackles in youth sports to reduce the risk to children. … Read more

Bradley Cooper Hosts Small Gathering on Huma Abedin’s 46th Birthday: Report

Bradley Cooper hosted an intimate soiree at his New York City home on Thursday. Photos posted by Page Six showed Cooper’s mother, Gloria Campano, and two other mystery guests arriving at their home for the reunion. Abedin, who celebrated her 46th birthday on Thursday, was not seen at the party, according to the outlet. A … Read more

‘Teen Mom’ star Amber Portwood ‘shocked’ after losing custody of her 4-year-old son: report

Amber Portwood is heartbroken after losing custody of her 4-year-old son James to her ex-boyfriend Andrew Glennon. An Indiana judge has ruled that the boy will move to California with his father following a difficult custody battle between the 32-year-old “Teen Mom OG” star and Glennon, a representative for Portwood confirmed to People. “Amber is … Read more