New South Wales News

Wed 27 Jan 2021

Everything you can do in NSW from Friday

Everything you can do in NSW from Friday

A large number of coronavirus rules are being lifted in NSW from midnight on Friday. Here’s everything residents can and can’t do.

Worker crushed to death at wharf

Premium Content Worker crushed to death at wharf

A man, believed to be in his 50s, has been crushed to death while working on a wharf.

Cherished dog disappears on the Spirit of Tasmania

Premium Content Cherished dog disappears on the Spirit of Tasmania

It’s every owner’s worst nightmare – losing a pet while travelling. But it’s a nightmare that came true for a young woman travelling on the Spirit of Tasmania.

99c Bunnings buy fixes ‘gross’ fly problem

99c Bunnings buy fixes ‘gross’ fly problem

Shoppers are raving about an easy way to get rid of pesky flies using a cheap Bunnings item that has “no smell” – but warning, it’s kind of gross.

Insane price for a piece of Aussie history

Insane price for a piece of Aussie history

Holden enthusiasts have a chance to get their hands on an exclusive piece of Australian automotive history, but it is set to come with a hefty price tag.

Australia’s best-performing economy revealed

Australia’s best-performing economy revealed

A new economic report by the country’s largest bank has revealed which state economies are the best performing.

Where the Qld-NSW border should be redrawn

Premium Content Where the Qld-NSW border should be redrawn

Queensland’s territorial ambitions shouldn’t end with Norfolk Island. There’s a large swath of NSW that belongs in the Sunshine State, writes Peter Gleeson.

Tue 26 Jan 2021

Shock verdict on Australia Day date push

Shock verdict on Australia Day date push

A new poll has revealed just how many Australians support changing the date of Australia Day from January 26 – and how many don’t.

Former NRL player dies in Top End quad bike crash

Premium Content Former NRL player dies in Top End quad bike crash

A 32-year-old former NRL player who settled in central Queensland after his professional career ended has been killed in a quad bike accident near Darwin.

Aussie billionaire’s swipe at Musk

Aussie billionaire’s swipe at Musk

One of the nation's biggest mining magnates reckons the real environmental solution is in an industry Australia poised to lead.

Boy, 8, falls headfirst onto beach rocks

Boy, 8, falls headfirst onto beach rocks

A young boy has been hospitalised after falling several metres from rocks at a beach in NSW’s Port Botany.

Prestige market to be ‘very strong’ in 2021

Prestige market to be ‘very strong’ in 2021

Cashed up buyers in Sydney’s east spurred on by low interest rates will push the property market to new heights in 2021, despite the challenges of COVID.

Disgusting reason you should think before you flush

Premium Content Disgusting reason you should think before you flush

‘Fatbergs’ and other blockages in Gold Coast and Tweed sewerage systems are costing ratepayers millions of dollars each year.

Beaches nearing capacity as Sydney swelters

Premium Content Beaches nearing capacity as Sydney swelters

There is hardly a patch of sand left in Sydney’s east as temperatures soar on Australia Day.

PM brutally mocked on city wall

PM brutally mocked on city wall

Scott Morrison features in a new street mural depicting him as Captain Cook, with its artist saying politicians need to step up when it comes to Australia Day.

’Today is a day that causes pain', says premier

’Today is a day that causes pain', says premier

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has acknowledged Australia Day is a ‘day of pain’ for many, despite her own reluctance to change the date.

Car park chaos as woman ‘attacked with windscreen wipers’

Premium Content Car park chaos as woman ‘attacked with windscreen wipers’

A woman’s been arrested after chaotic scenes at a suburban shopping centre car park, accused allegedly attacking another woman with her windscreen wipers.

Former sex ed teacher jailed for preying on underage girl

Premium Content Former sex ed teacher jailed for preying on underage girl

Retired teacher nabbed by undercover detectives blamed “loneliness" for preying on a child.

COVID-19: How a vaccine will roll out for us

Premium Content COVID-19: How a vaccine will roll out for us

Member for Page Kevin Hogan has shown timeline for proposed vaccine delivery as first vaccine approved for use

Fatal shark attacks spike in Australia

Fatal shark attacks spike in Australia

Last year was the deadliest for shark attacks on Australian waters since the 1930s, but one key figure has proven promising for ocean lovers.

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