New South Wales News

Thu 24 Sep 2020

’Very high’ fire danger as season returns

’Very high’ fire danger as season returns

The first total fire ban for the 2020-21 season will be in place for parts of New South Wales on Friday with warm, dry and windy conditions expected.

Hero US firefighting pilots’ last message revealed

Premium Content Hero US firefighting pilots’ last message revealed

In one of their acts before they died, hero American firefighters battling horrific NSW blazes urged other pilots to not go near the area they were flying in.

Nats MP claimed ‘Sydney allowance’ while sleeping on boat

Premium Content Nats MP claimed ‘Sydney allowance’ while sleeping on boat

A Nationals MP admitted to sleeping on a boat “occasionally” when he visited Sydney for parliament. He still claimed the living away from home allowance.

Bizarre new dancing rule at weddings

Bizarre new dancing rule at weddings

Restrictions on weddings have finally been lifted in NSW but a strange rule remains for designated dancers.

Private school’s ‘humiliating’ muck up day punishment

Premium Content Private school’s ‘humiliating’ muck up day punishment

A school has doubled down on its decision to punish students by making them pick up rubbish at a local beach despite parents who saying it's “humiliating”.

TOTAL FIRE BAN: Fireys issue warning for Friday

TOTAL FIRE BAN: Fireys issue warning for Friday

THE ban affects the Ballina, Byron and Tweed shires, as well as the Richmond Valley, Lismore, Kyogle and Clarence Valley local government areas.

Heartbroken family, friends, teammates to farewell Eddie

Premium Content Heartbroken family, friends, teammates to farewell Eddie

A SERVICE to honour a beloved teen who was killed in a crash will be held this Friday.

Mum and bub hit as car ploughs off cliff

Mum and bub hit as car ploughs off cliff

A woman and her one-year-old are “lucky to be alive” after they were hit by a car when it hurtled off a Newcastle cliff and onto the beach.

DAD JAILED: 7 guns, taser, crossbow strewn around shed

Premium Content DAD JAILED: 7 guns, taser, crossbow strewn around shed

THE Northern Rivers man had the unregistered firearms in his shed, just metres away from where his children slept.

COVID restrictions relaxed for weddings, schools, sport

Premium Content COVID restrictions relaxed for weddings, schools, sport

Bridal parties of up to 20 people will be allowed to dance at weddings and both parents will be permitted to watch on the sidelines at school sport this weekend

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