New South Wales News

Mon 20 Jan 2020

This is why you don’t take up truck car parks in rest areas

premium_icon This is why you don’t take up truck car parks in rest areas

Crackdown on small vehicle users who park in heavy vehicle parking bays to improve road safety and reduce fatigue among truck drivers.

Crowe’s amazing land transformation after bushfires

premium_icon Crowe’s amazing land transformation after bushfires

Russell Crowe has shown what a little time and a little rain can do for bushfire-ravaged properties in NSW, revealing amazing changes after just 10 weeks.

Platypus on the ‘brink of extinction’

Platypus on the ‘brink of extinction’

Researchers have found that climate threats and habitat destruction are pushing platypuses towards extinction.

Molan’s emotional response to bushfire act

Molan’s emotional response to bushfire act

Channel 9 presenter Erin Molan was touched by a young boy’s emotional gesture that changed the life of a victim of the bushfire crisis.

Suspended driver charged over carjacking, pursuit

premium_icon Suspended driver charged over carjacking, pursuit

A MAN allegedly got in a stranger’s car and ordered the passenger out before driving away.

Man charged with kissing toddler at aquarium

premium_icon Man charged with kissing toddler at aquarium

Shocked parents on a family outing at a major Sydney tourist attraction were forced to push away a stranger who allegedly kissed their toddler on the lips.

Pregnant woman convicted of drink driving with three passengers

premium_icon Pregnant woman convicted of drink driving with three...

A pregnant woman has admitted to getting behind the wheel drunk in Sydney’s affluent eastern suburbs while carrying three passengers.

Bushfire victims left in tents for months

premium_icon Bushfire victims left in tents for months

Hundreds of fire-hit families are living in tents without water and power three months after massive bush blazes ripped through their towns on the NSW north coast.

Dust storm swallows entire towns

Dust storm swallows entire towns

Horrifying videos are emerging of a massive dust storm that has swept through rural Aussie towns with one woman calling them “monsters” that are the new “norm”.

Man faces court after drive-by shooting with replica weapon

premium_icon Man faces court after drive-by shooting with replica weapon

A LENNOX Head man accused of firing a replica AK47 Gel Blaster at another man has fronted court.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

EURO DREAM: Aussie teen signs for German football club

premium_icon EURO DREAM: Aussie teen signs for German football club

The former Westlawn Tigers star has achieved a dream and jets off this weekend.

Climate doubters warned to toe the line

premium_icon Climate doubters warned to toe the line

Senior members of the PM’s staff have warned climate doubters within the federal government to toe the line as evidence emerges of Scomo’s early call for action

Teen’s ‘shakas’ after smashing mum’s car

premium_icon Teen’s ‘shakas’ after smashing mum’s car

A teenager has given a hang-loose ‘shakas’ gesture outside court after pleading guilty to damaging her mum’s car in a drunken rampage “brain snap”.

‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

premium_icon ‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

Australia will hire international celebrities and reality TV stars to promote fire-affected communities and reboot the damaged tourism industry.

REVEALED: Why Yellow Wiggle went into cardiac arrest

premium_icon REVEALED: Why Yellow Wiggle went into cardiac arrest

Original Wiggles member Greg Page suffered a blockage in one of the major blood vessels in his heart, causing him to collapse and go into cardiac arrest.

Big myth behind Blockbuster death

Big myth behind Blockbuster death

According to legend, the video rental empire crumbled thanks to one overdue copy of Apollo 13. There’s just one problem with the story.

Wipeout: First glimpse at true impact of NSW bushfires

premium_icon Wipeout: First glimpse at true impact of NSW bushfires

Satellite images of the areas of NSW annihilated by a bush inferno confirm our worst fears. The maps show more than five million hectares of the state razed.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

‘Very dangerous’ thunderstorm wreaks havoc

‘Very dangerous’ thunderstorm wreaks havoc

Roads have been closed and theme parks are flooded after a “one-in-100-year” thunderstorm caused havoc in southeast Queensland.

Cruel reality of life in ‘wiped-out’ town

Cruel reality of life in ‘wiped-out’ town

When football-sized embers rained down on an Aussie town, many thought it had been wiped off the map. But somehow it survived.

Yellow Wiggle's hospital bed pledge

premium_icon Yellow Wiggle's hospital bed pledge

Wiggle Greg Page has asked his bandmates to go ahead with tonight’s bushfire relief concert as he recovers from a cardiac arrest that almost claimed his life

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