New South Wales News

Mon 18 Jan 2021

Lifeguards’ shocking find on beach

Lifeguards’ shocking find on beach

Lifeguards on a NSW Central Coast beach discovered an alarming object in the sand that prompted an examination by even Defence Australia.

Four dead in horror Hunter car crashes

Four dead in horror Hunter car crashes

Two horrific crashes including a car rolling into the Allyn River have killed several people in the NSW Hunter Region over 10 hours.

Radical plan to punish COVID anti-vaxxers

Radical plan to punish COVID anti-vaxxers

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has thrown her support behind a tough new proposal to bar people who refuse a COVID vaccine from certain venues.  

Man, 76, arrested after police find 36kg of cannabis in car

Premium Content Man, 76, arrested after police find 36kg of cannabis in car

Police said they made the find after stopping the man for an early-morning random breath test.

Volunteer firefighter praised for battling Black Summer fires

Volunteer firefighter praised for battling Black Summer...

When Harley Fuller became a volunteer rural firefighter, he saw it as just a hobby. Then the Black Summer fires started.

Revealed: Life inside women’s jail

Premium Content Revealed: Life inside women’s jail

Veteran prison guard Jack Mahoney says it took some adjusting for him to move from maximum security jails to a minimum security women’s prison.

Tiny NSW town transformed into Hollywood movie set

Premium Content Tiny NSW town transformed into Hollywood movie set

A sleepy village on the outskirts of Goulburn was the setting of a new Hollywood movie — the latest in a long line of productions heading to Australia due to the...

Anti-vaxxers banned from venues: Premier gets tough

Premium Content Anti-vaxxers banned from venues: Premier gets tough

Premier Gladys Berejiklian wants to “incentivise” take-up of the COVID vaccine, and has floated banning access to venues for those who refuse to take it.

Sun 17 Jan 2021

Australia’s risky $507 billion gamble

Australia’s risky $507 billion gamble

The future of our economy is riding on an expensive strategy that’s wiped out the annual budget – but there’s no way of knowing if it will actually work.

Tennis stars’ ‘brilliant’ quarantine hack

Tennis stars’ ‘brilliant’ quarantine hack

While many tennis stars have arrived in Australia and been stunned by the restrictions, others have made the most of it.

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