The protest comes as Covid-19 case numbers in New South Wales reached another record, with 163 new infections in the last 24 hours.
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
Demonstrations call on governments and international community to take punitive actions against Israel for its 11-day bombing of blockaded Gaza in which nearly 250 Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded.
The man, in his 50s, had been surfing off Forster, 220km north of Sydney, when he was attacked late in the morning, a police statement said.
Floodwaters continue to flow from overloaded dams and rivers, particularly in New South Wales state, leading authorities to urge caution.
Thousands have evacuated in New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, due to heavy rains over the weekend and severe flooding, the worst in half a century.
Australia’s national carrier has pushed back the resumption of international flights by four months to wait for the country to complete its vaccination drive as revenues continue to fall due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission proposes limiting the internet giant’s ability to access user web history to cross-sell products.
For many Indigenous Australians, who trace their lineage on the continent back 50,000 years, Australia Day holiday is known as Invasion Day, symbolising the destruction of their cultures by European settlers.
Cricket Australia apologises to Indian team as International Cricket Council begins investigating allegations that visiting players were subjected to racial abuse by spectators at Sydney Cricket Ground.
This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other in most of the world, with many bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget.
With the exception of Auckland and Las Vegas, many metropolises around the world are planning a subdued New Year’s Eve, planned mostly around virtual events.
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