New South Wales News

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Large parts of Australia to cop dumping

Large parts of Australia to cop dumping

With a monsoon across Northern Australia and severe weather warnings in place elsewhere, the country is set to cop a deluge of rain.

Emotional moment near-drowning victim meets rescuer

premium_icon Emotional moment near-drowning victim meets rescuer

An emotional Ben Jeffrey could hardly believe his rescuer was only 14 when reunited with Clayton Schilg – the nipper who saved his life sea at Wooyung Beach.

‘I pray for forgiveness’: Paedophile ex-MP after arrest

premium_icon ‘I pray for forgiveness’: Paedophile ex-MP after arrest

Former Labor MP and convicted paedophile says he lost 40kg in prison where he served 11 years for child sex offences and that he now lives with “daily shame.”

Amazon wants random Aussies to deliver parcels

premium_icon Amazon wants random Aussies to deliver parcels

Online retail giant Amazon has Australia Post in its sights after launching an Uber-style delivery scheme for its parcels.

Olympic kayaker to stay behind bars on major drug charges

premium_icon Olympic kayaker to stay behind bars on major drug charges

The 44-year-old champion kayaker from Byron Bay has been behind bars since June last year.

State Forests reopen after fires

premium_icon State Forests reopen after fires

A NUMBER of Northern Rivers State Forests have reopened to the public after rain eases fire threat.

Friends mourn East Lismore man killed in Ballina

Friends mourn East Lismore man killed in Ballina

JESSE Vilkelis-Curas was taken off life-support five days after he was involved in an alleged attack near Missingham Bridge.

Bid to bankrupt boss over sex harassment

premium_icon Bid to bankrupt boss over sex harassment

A lawyer who was found to have sexually harassed his female employee in a ‘particularly sinister’ way is now facing bankruptcy.

Woman fighting for life after horror truck, car smash

premium_icon Woman fighting for life after horror truck, car smash

A woman is in a critical condition after being thrown from her car during a crash with two semi-trailers near the M5 in Sydney’s south west this morning.

Disgraced Paedophile Labor MP arrested over ‘breach’

Disgraced Paedophile Labor MP arrested over ‘breach’

A convicted paedophile and former Labor minister who walked free from prison only one month ago was arrested this morning.

Driver’s lucky escape after truck rollover on Pac Hwy

premium_icon Driver’s lucky escape after truck rollover on Pac Hwy

A B-DOUBLE rolled over and blocked all lanes of the Pacific Hwy near Woodburn on Tuesday night.

Medicinal cannabis user escapes drug driving charge

premium_icon Medicinal cannabis user escapes drug driving charge

A medicinal cannabis user’s drug driving charges were dismissed in a landmark court case, renewing calls for reform.

Faces of a tragedy: Human toll of NSW bushfires

Faces of a tragedy: Human toll of NSW bushfires

NSW’s devastating bushfires have claimed 21 lives from fathers and sons to a newlywed couple who perished side-by-side fighting to save their property.

Mum, restaurateur and chef killed in shocking road crash

premium_icon Mum, restaurateur and chef killed in shocking road crash

A mother, a restaurateur, a chef and three dogs were all killed in a horrific triple fatal crash in the state’s north on Tuesday leaving Bellingen devastated.

$25 million plan to ease traffic congestion in Ballina

premium_icon $25 million plan to ease traffic congestion in Ballina

A PROPOSAL to convert River St from two lanes to four is taking priority over a road linking West and North Ballina.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Chauffeur’s $18k battle against Indian government

premium_icon Chauffeur’s $18k battle against Indian government

Hitender Kumar is former chauffeur who is owed more than $18,000 in unpaid wages by Sydney’s Indian Consulate General.

Raid your stationery drawer for a great cause

premium_icon Raid your stationery drawer for a great cause

If your house is full of ‘borrowed’ pens, you can put them to good use by handing them over to charitable couple Gayle and Vic Doe. Here's why they need them.

Video shows Kyogle man speaking of ‘castrating’ cops

premium_icon Video shows Kyogle man speaking of ‘castrating’ cops

Keith Knights is on trial, accused of encouraging people to 'murder police officers'.

Fire breaks out near major airport

Fire breaks out near major airport

A large fire has broken out near the Qantas terminal at Sydney Airport — near fuel storage depots. Fire crews have rushed to the scene.

Witness recalls moment man was swept out to sea

premium_icon Witness recalls moment man was swept out to sea

In the flash of an eye, tragedy unfolded on the beach as locals scrambled to try and find the missing swimmer while raising the alarm.

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