New South Wales News

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Code Brown: NSW Premier threatened with poo

Code Brown: NSW Premier threatened with poo

The NSW premier is the target of a bizarre protest over her stance on pill testing, and police are pulling out all the stops to prevent it.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

AN issue that plagued the government for years has been turned on its head amid claims “everyone who rents a house” will have to pay more.

Desperate beach search for missing backpackers

Desperate beach search for missing backpackers

A desperate search is under way after two missing backpackers’ belongings and their car were found at a beach on NSW’s mid-north coast.

Mental health staff promised for every school

Mental health staff promised for every school

Two dedicated mental health staff will be sent to every public high school in NSW under a state government plan to help young people struggling.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Gang rapist caught in ‘ice’ ring sting

Gang rapist caught in ‘ice’ ring sting

Convicted gang rapist Mohamed Ghanem has been caught in an ice drug ring captured by police surveillance and now faces 20 more years in jail.

Personal trainer dies in home invasion

Personal trainer dies in home invasion

A man who was killed in a suspected home invasion has been identified as Sydney personal trainer and weightlifter Bradley Soper.

Ex-cop ‘blackmailed victims into sex’

Ex-cop ‘blackmailed victims into sex’

A FORMER NSW police officer blackmailed four women into having sex with him by threatening to leak explicit photos he had of them.

'Industry is in crisis', says logistics boss

'Industry is in crisis', says logistics boss

TRANSPORT boss Arthur Tzaneros says the industry has hit the floor in regards to rates, payment terms and compliance and can't continue to be sustainable.

Festival organisers meet for ‘crisis talks’

Festival organisers meet for ‘crisis talks’

Representatives from more than 30 festivals are meeting today to discuss NSW’s proposed licensing system after likening it to a “form of punishment”.

Liberals paid $423 million to island beach shack

Liberals paid $423 million to island beach shack

A COMPANY registered to a beach shack at the end of a dirt road somehow won a lucrative contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Protesters hold 'national forest uprising'

Protesters hold 'national forest uprising'

Protecting koala habitat was the main focus of rallies across NSW and the ACT last week

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

A BUSH fire burning near the Bruxner Highway, west of Tabulam continues to spread.

Man drowns, another missing in river

Man drowns, another missing in river

The search will resume this morning at Wilberforce, north-west of Sydney, for a man, 50, who reportedly fell off a jetski after it did a sharp turn.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Intruder dies after struggle with resident

Intruder dies after struggle with resident

A Sydney man was quizzed by police after an intruder he confronted in his lounge room died at the scene after a struggle.

Shark attack: ‘I heard his screams’

Shark attack: ‘I heard his screams’

The mate of a surfer who was attacked by a shark this morning has described the frenzied scene as the incident unfolded.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

The $7 dish no one can finish

The $7 dish no one can finish

It’s a dish that’s universally loved and feared in equal measures, but this Thai restaurant chain is dishing theirs up on a whole new level.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

RURAL Fire Service crews will continue monitoring a large, out-of-control bushfire which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the Queensland-NSW border.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Fire ‘destroys homes’, woman charged

Fire ‘destroys homes’, woman charged

“Large and dangerous” fires in northern New South Wales are only getting worse, the authorities have warned, with conditions worsening.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

More dust on the way as huge front moves across NSW

More dust on the way as huge front moves across NSW

A HUGE cloud of dust which has been reducing air quality to hazardous levels in the state's south is on it's way to the Northern Rivers.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

EMERGENCY WARNING: Erratic winds fan 'large dangerous fire'

EMERGENCY WARNING: Erratic winds fan 'large dangerous fire'

WARNINGS upgraded with an increase in fire activity.

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