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Man critical after being pulled from water at south end of Bondi beach

Man critical after being pulled from water at south end of Bondi beach

Surfers pulled the man from the water and bystanders carried out CPR until paramedics arrived.

  • by Jenny Noyes

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Four men escape overboard as fire engulfs vessel on Sydney Harbour
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Four men escape overboard as fire engulfs vessel on Sydney Harbour

The luxury cruiser was not so lucky, with the cost of the damage estimated at $60,000.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Man dies after being stabbed in 'targeted' attack during haircut in Sydney's west
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Man dies after being stabbed in 'targeted' attack during haircut in Sydney's west

A man in his 20s has died in hospital after being stabbed in what police believe was a "targeted" attack.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Fire destroys $250,000 worth of surfboards on Sydney's northern beaches
Emergency services

Fire destroys $250,000 worth of surfboards on Sydney's northern beaches

Emergency services were called to Collaroy surf factory Wind Surf "n" Snow on Anzac Avenue on Thursday about 7:50 pm after reports of a fire.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Emergency response after possible suspicious substance found in parcels in Sydney CBD
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Emergency response after possible suspicious substance found in parcels in Sydney CBD

The Argentinian consulate was evacuated after the parcels were discovered on Monday morning.

  • by Rachel Clun
Sydney's dodgy buildings due to 17 years of inaction
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Opinion

Sydney's dodgy buildings due to 17 years of inaction

Seventeen years ago I uncovered the system of private certification of new buildings was a conflict of interest. It still is.

  • by Harvey Grennan
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'Absolutely no danger': Developer defends evacuated Opal Tower building
Development

'Absolutely no danger': Developer defends evacuated Opal Tower building

Ecove director Bassam Aflak defended the "high-quality building", saying the project's builder, Icon, was a "well-established high-quality builder".

  • by Megan Gorrey & Josh Dye
'Extreme urgency': State scrambles to investigate Opal Tower crack
Construction

'Extreme urgency': State scrambles to investigate Opal Tower crack

Investigators are racing to identify the cause of the cracking, described by a planning expert as "staggering".

  • by Josh Dye & Megan Gorrey
'It's not OK': Worst damage in Opal Tower revealed as residents pick up the pieces
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'It's not OK': Worst damage in Opal Tower revealed as residents pick up the pieces

Sleeping in her car on Christmas Eve was not a part of Lanie Devera’s Christmas plans.

  • by Rachel Clun
Olympic Park residents make new sleeping arrangements after Christmas Eve evacuation
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Olympic Park residents make new sleeping arrangements after Christmas Eve evacuation

British tourists Fiona and Leon Senior are among hundreds of residents stranded on Christmas morning after an internal wall cracked in a Sydney residential tower.

  • by Tom Decent & Jenny Noyes
Sydney Olympic Park residents evacuated amid concerns building may collapse
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Sydney Olympic Park residents evacuated amid concerns building may collapse

Residents complaining of "cracking noises" have been forced to evacuate a high rise apartment block with concerns over structural integrity.

  • by Jenny Noyes