New South Wales News

Mon 6 Apr 2020

State’s worst virus cluster spots named

State’s worst virus cluster spots named

Health authorities have named and shamed the regions that have seen the biggest rise in community transmissions of coronavirus.

NSW, VIC confirms four more deaths, national death toll 39

NSW, VIC confirms four more deaths, national death toll 39

NSW and Victoria have confirmed four more deaths this morning, taking the Aussie coronavirus death toll to 39.

Coronavirus NSW: all you need to know today

Coronavirus NSW: all you need to know today

Virus cruise ship Ruby Princess docks in NSW, two more deaths are confirmed in the state and borders ramp up security. All this and more.

Virus could mean extra year of school for every student

premium_icon Virus could mean extra year of school for every student

Coronavirus disruptions to education would mean an extra year of school for every Australian student under a worst-case scenario the federal government is desperately...

Man killed in Tweed rollover after thrown from vehicle

premium_icon Man killed in Tweed rollover after thrown from vehicle

Paramedics were called but the man died at the crash scene.

The Chinese companies stockpiling city's medical supplies

The Chinese companies stockpiling city's medical supplies

A Chinese company in Australia has sent an explosive email to staff telling them to stockpile medical supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Heads have to roll’: Ruby Princess cruise fiasco

‘Heads have to roll’: Ruby Princess cruise fiasco

Hundreds of Australia’s coronavirus cases are from the Ruby Princess. Now police are probing into how the deadly mistake happened.

Virus ship Ruby Princess docks in NSW

Virus ship Ruby Princess docks in NSW

The Ruby Princess has arrived in Port Kembla with hundreds of sick crew thought to be infected with the deadly virus.

Coronavirus brings toad season to an end

premium_icon Coronavirus brings toad season to an end

Organiser thanks helper for keeping up the fight against pest menace

Sun 5 Apr 2020

500kg cocaine bust leads to luxury treasure trove

premium_icon 500kg cocaine bust leads to luxury treasure trove

Zhen Tao Qi enjoyed the trappings of wealth, but after police arrested him over a 500kg cocaine smuggling plot, those luxury goods now belong to the government.

7 coronavirus scams to watch out for

premium_icon 7 coronavirus scams to watch out for

SCAMMERS are taking advantage of the fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

Manly has been closed after hundreds of people hit the beach this morning despite strict social distancing measures being in place.

Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

premium_icon Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

A criminal investigation will be undertaken into why thousands of potential coronavirus carrying passengers were allowed to disembark a cruise ship in Sydney.

Cops warn Nine: ‘Stop the MAFS dramas’

premium_icon Cops warn Nine: ‘Stop the MAFS dramas’

Overworked police are fed up with MAFS contestants filing police reports and will warn Channel 9 they won’t tolerate their time being wasted next season.

Gary Jubelin: ‘NSW Police want you to think the worst of me’

premium_icon Gary Jubelin: ‘NSW Police want you to think the worst of me’

Some senior cops want you to think I’m a rogue cop gone bad — but I know I’ve done nothing wrong, writes Gary Jubelin.

Aus COVID-19 death toll rises to 34, three from cruise ship

Aus COVID-19 death toll rises to 34, three from cruise ship

Four more people have died of the virus, with the number of deaths in Australia now at 34.

‘Do-it-yourself’ COVID-19 test kits seized by Border Force

premium_icon ‘Do-it-yourself’ COVID-19 test kits seized by Border Force

Hundreds of “do-it-yourself” COVID-19 test kids bound for homes in Australia have been seized by Australian Border Force officers. WATCH THE VIDEO

Revealed: Secret call that allowed Ruby Princess to dock

premium_icon Revealed: Secret call that allowed Ruby Princess to dock

As emergency authorities exchanged panicked phone calls, senior cruise line officials got a docking ban overturned. TIMELINE TO TRAGEDY

DUI charge, then fine for North Coast isolation breach

premium_icon DUI charge, then fine for North Coast isolation breach

A traffic stop led police to charge a man with mid-range reading before realising he should’ve been at home

Sat 4 Apr 2020

Turn your clocks back this Sunday

Turn your clocks back this Sunday

With the end of daylight saving time fast approaching – during a pandemic, no less – now’s the time to reset your habits and your mental health, experts say.

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