New South Wales News

Sat 18 Aug 2018

The 20 best-paying jobs in your state

premium_icon The 20 best-paying jobs in your state

SEEK data has revealed the occupations averaging the highest salaries in each state and territory. See how your salary compares and where you fit in.

Mick Hawi killing: Pair charged, third arrest

premium_icon Mick Hawi killing: Pair charged, third arrest

TWO men will face court today charged with roles in the alleged murder of bikie boss Mahmoud “Mick” Hawi after dramatic arrests in a Sydney car park.

Teen genius behind brilliant invention

Teen genius behind brilliant invention

SHE’S only 17 and she’s already taught herself how to be an engineer and come up with four clever inventions.

Teachers face wave of thugs

premium_icon Teachers face wave of thugs

NSW schools have effectively become a battleground and battered teachers are the war-wounded, data on school staff compensation claims has revealed.

Coffs Harbour bypass land buy-up

premium_icon Coffs Harbour bypass land buy-up

Compulsory acquisition process set to start on highway corridor.

Jail boss’ extraordinary move for Bali 9 duo

premium_icon Jail boss’ extraordinary move for Bali 9 duo

A JAIL boss from Bali’s Kerobokan prison has made a surprising move to help Bali Nine members Matthew Norman and Si Yi Chen, who are serving life sentences.

Up to 'eight' potential buyers eye off Kimberley Kampers

premium_icon Up to 'eight' potential buyers eye off Kimberley Kampers

MEANWHILE, a liquidator for the company has estimated former employees are owed more than $1 million, although the Federal Government will cover the cost.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Teacher's world shattered after witnessing alleged murder

Teacher's world shattered after witnessing alleged murder

THE utopian world of Hannah Quinn was shattered when she found herself watching a bloody killing on a public street.

Water-bombing chopper crashes fighting fires, killing pilot

premium_icon Water-bombing chopper crashes fighting fires, killing pilot

A WATER-BOMBING helicopter has crashed after hitting a tree, killing the pilot, who was the only person on board.

'THIS STOPS NOW': Ulmarra has had enough with rogue truckies

'THIS STOPS NOW': Ulmarra has had enough with rogue truckies

ULMARRA residents have had a gutful of the deliberate, heavy compression braking and blasting airhorns by a small number of rogue truck drivers.

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

"SHE was scared that if she moved she’d fall down the cliff face into the water".

How an 'enormous' pothole ruined tourist's Lismore holiday

premium_icon How an 'enormous' pothole ruined tourist's Lismore holiday

"YOU'RE constantly dodging potholes. I thought Queensland roads were bad... I think Lismore takes the cake."

‘Facebook rapist’ jailed for sick attacks

‘Facebook rapist’ jailed for sick attacks

A RAPIST who preyed on 14 teenage girls and young women he met through Facebook, Tinder and Snapchat has been called “nothing short of despicable”.

25 extra firefighters coming to help battle bushfire

25 extra firefighters coming to help battle bushfire

A BUSHFIRE near Casino is back on advice level after a tough night on the fireground.

Two Aussie cities where heat deaths could soar

Two Aussie cities where heat deaths could soar

THE signs are increasingly “ominous” that we could be heading into a horror fire season with residents of two cities warned to prepare for unexpected heatwaves.

‘I’m going to jail’: Couple argued over sword death

premium_icon ‘I’m going to jail’: Couple argued over sword death

Moments after slashing the skull of a Sydney rap artist with a samurai sword, former actor Blake Davis said “f …, I’m going to jail”, court documents allege.

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

STEF makes about $170,000 a year — but even with the addition of her husband’s income, the mum-of-two says it’s just not enough.

Herbal medico charged with manslaughter after woman's death

premium_icon Herbal medico charged with manslaughter after woman's death

A herbal medicine practitioner will face court charged with manslaughter.

Accused priest denies child sex claims at trial

premium_icon Accused priest denies child sex claims at trial

Catholic priest John Patrick Casey faces six charges related to alleged abuse of boys in the 1980s

High school music tutor who kissed 13yo student avoids jail

premium_icon High school music tutor who kissed 13yo student avoids jail

A MUSIC tutor at a girls high school who twice kissed a 13-year-old student on the lips has avoided jail time.

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