New South Wales News

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Minister calls for councils to ensure credit card control

premium_icon Minister calls for councils to ensure credit card control

THE state Minister for Local Government, Gabrielle Upton, has announced new measures to ensure local councils are properly managing credit card expenditure.

Oyster project giving a new lease on life

premium_icon Oyster project giving a new lease on life

A NEW sub-species of oyster has been found in the Richmond River.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Housing industry warns against migration cuts

Housing industry warns against migration cuts

THE housing industry peak body has warned against dramatic cuts to migration levels, predicting it would cause economic shockwaves.

Coffs to benefit from biggest police increase in 30 years

premium_icon Coffs to benefit from biggest police increase in 30 years

COFFS Harbour could benefit from a greater police presence following the announcement that 1,500 new police officers will be added to the NSW Police Force.

Bush festival given green light, but there's a catch

premium_icon Bush festival given green light, but there's a catch

THE event's organisers took NSW Police to court after they withdrew their support.

Truck, car crash blocks highway traffic

Truck, car crash blocks highway traffic

EMERGENCY services have responded to a collision between a truck and a car on the Pacific Highway this afternoon

Festival site may soon have a permanent home

premium_icon Festival site may soon have a permanent home

A $42 MILLION development application hoped to increase capacity for festivals.

Abbott’s issue with indigenous welcome

Abbott’s issue with indigenous welcome

FORMER prime minister Tony Abbott believes we don’t pray enough and go over the top when acknowledging indigenous culture.

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

CAR companies are telling us that we need autonomous vehicles but do we really want them on our roads? The results are telling.

How schoolyard rap gained national wrap

How schoolyard rap gained national wrap

A North Queensland high school student rapped her way to national recognition. WATCH THE FILM CLIP HERE

Review of bottled water extraction welcomed by farmers

Review of bottled water extraction welcomed by farmers

THE NSW Government has launched the independent review to ensure the community has the hard facts about the controversial extraction industry

Teen fighting for life after setting himself on fire

Teen fighting for life after setting himself on fire

A NSW teen is on life support in Portugal after reportedly showering himself in petrol before setting his body on fire.

Tweed divers search waters in baby death investigation

Tweed divers search waters in baby death investigation

Police are assisting Queensland Police at Jack Evans Boat Harbour.

Hogan demands Royal Commission into supermarkets, petrol

Hogan demands Royal Commission into supermarkets, petrol

"I HAVE questioned the ACCC and others on this and have never had a reasonable explanation."

Hayne’s strict sex charge bail conditions revealed

premium_icon Hayne’s strict sex charge bail conditions revealed

NRL superstar Jarryd Hayne has been banned from a NSW region and must report to police three times a week after being charged with sexual assault. The 30-year-old...

The 'billion-dollar' plant crop revealed in court

premium_icon The 'billion-dollar' plant crop revealed in court

ANDREW Katelaris trial shown 'billion-dollar crop' documentary as medico fights drug charges

Sex attacker’s shock ‘rape kit’ and obscene history

premium_icon Sex attacker’s shock ‘rape kit’ and obscene history

The convicted rapist who allegedly attacked a seven-year-old girl in a dance studio toilet compiled a list of women from newspaper clippings who he would ring to...

MYSTERY AD: Dad tries to track down long lost son

premium_icon MYSTERY AD: Dad tries to track down long lost son

A CRYPTIC advertisement in a weekend paper has a heart wrenching back story - although the full details are yet to be told.

RIPPED OFF: Why are we paying 30c a litre more for petrol?

premium_icon RIPPED OFF: Why are we paying 30c a litre more for petrol?

PAGE MP Kevin Hogan will use his cross bench position to demand a Royal Commission into alleged price gouging in these two big industries.

Jarryd Hayne faces 20 years’ jail over sex charge

premium_icon Jarryd Hayne faces 20 years’ jail over sex charge

NRL superstar Jarryd Hayne walked out of a police station overnight nine hours after he was arrested and charged on Monday afternoon with aggravated sexual...

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