New South Wales News

Sun 29 Nov 2020

Police warn people not to post ‘unconfirmed’ sightings

Premium Content Police warn people not to post ‘unconfirmed’ sightings

UNCONFIRMED social media reports on police matters can cause distress and confusion.

How red tape let vulnerable teens down

Premium Content How red tape let vulnerable teens down

NSW's child protection bureaucrats have been slammed over multiple suicides of teenagers, with one former worker describing the system as “a nightmare”.

Rider in critical condition after motorbike crash

Premium Content Rider in critical condition after motorbike crash

THE rider, believed to have collided with a rock wall before being thrown from his motorbike, was flown to hospital after the incident.

Sat 28 Nov 2020

Compensation win for child sex abuse victims

Premium Content Compensation win for child sex abuse victims

Child sexual abuse victims ripped off by appallingly low compensation settlements will soon have access to millions in compensation.

Woman accused of shocking COVID fraud

Woman accused of shocking COVID fraud

A woman has been charged with fraud offences after she allegedly applied for a shocking amount of coronavirus and bushfire government grants.

Shocking video shows man king-hit in carjacking

Premium Content Shocking video shows man king-hit in carjacking

A motorist was punched in the face and knocked to the ground in a carjacking set up by two thieves who blocked the exit of a unit block with a traffic bollard.

'Mad Max' madness: Families terrorised by teen 4WD drivers

Premium Content 'Mad Max' madness: Families terrorised by teen 4WD drivers

TEEN drivers in 4WD vehicles terrorised walkers on a beach on Friday evening, in what was described as "like a scene out of a Mad Max movie".

‘Celeb takeover’ infuriating Byron

‘Celeb takeover’ infuriating Byron

With Nicole Kidman in town filming a TV miniseries, Byron Bay locals have slammed the influx of celebs in their quiet coastal area and they want “justice”.

‘Appalling’: Man charged with bestiality

Premium Content ‘Appalling’: Man charged with bestiality

A man has been charged with child abuse and bestiality offences after becoming the 15th person arrested over an alleged ‘appalling’ online group.

How ‘abnormally’ hot it’s going to get today

How ‘abnormally’ hot it’s going to get today

An “abnormal” heatwave, expected to be the most intense in a decade, continues to do damage in four states and will peak this weekend.

Woman accused of shocking COVID fraud

Woman accused of shocking COVID fraud

A woman has been charged with fraud offences after she allegedly applied for a shocking amount of coronavirus and bushfire government grants.

‘I was in big trouble’: Pilot relives miracle crash landing

Premium Content ‘I was in big trouble’: Pilot relives miracle crash landing

Exclusive Video: An afternoon flight over Sydney’s northern beaches turned to a life or death situation for pilot Horace Ho as he tried to land safely.

25,000 pub and club jobs overnight if venue rules ease

Premium Content 25,000 pub and club jobs overnight if venue rules ease

Pubs are poised to immediately create 9000 jobs and clubs 16,000 if the government can give them a roadmap out of COVID.

Buyer of $22m beachfront Byron mansion revealed

Premium Content Buyer of $22m beachfront Byron mansion revealed

The incredible beachfront Byron Bay home rumoured to have caught the eye of Hollywood royalty has finally settled, with records revealing the new owner.

Fri 27 Nov 2020

Christmas busy for shoppers, busier for scammers

Premium Content Christmas busy for shoppers, busier for scammers

Online shopping is in full swing and here is how you can protect yourself this festive season.

Extreme heatwave smashes Australia

Extreme heatwave smashes Australia

Australians will swelter through 40C temperatures this weekend as a fiery heatwave is set to smash several parts of the nation.

Sex, drugs and lovesick staff: How inmates run wild

Premium Content Sex, drugs and lovesick staff: How inmates run wild

Alan Butler reveals how our prisons are teeming with drugs because of lovesick prison officers and inmates who bring them in. Warning: Graphic

Magistrate slams accused drug dealer who laughed at bail

Premium Content Magistrate slams accused drug dealer who laughed at bail

A North Coast surfer who laughed when his bail was granted almost had it revoked again after a blast from the Magistrate.

Teen firey's dashcam captured him lighting blazes: court

Premium Content Teen firey's dashcam captured him lighting blazes: court

The 18-year-old allegedly lit fires on the North Coast before helping to put them out as a volunteer firefighter.

Berejiklian rolled by colleagues on restaurant rules

Premium Content Berejiklian rolled by colleagues on restaurant rules

Gladys Berejiklian was rolled by frustrated colleagues in a crisis cabinet meeting about COVID rules, it has been revealed.

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