New South Wales News

Thu 14 Jan 2021

Final honour for fallen police officer at funeral

Premium Content Final honour for fallen police officer at funeral

A police officer who died when she jumped into a whirlpool to try and save someone else has received the state’s highest bravery award.

000 operator charged over sex messages

000 operator charged over sex messages

A former bishop charged with sending sexual messages to a child on Pinterest had been working as a NSW Police civilian officer, a court has been told.

Celebs flock to new hideaway to rival Byron

Celebs flock to new hideaway to rival Byron

Forget Byron Bay — fresh air, seclusion and expansive properties are driving some of Australia’s biggest celebrities to this secret hideaway not far from Sydney.

What you can and can't do on Australia Day

Premium Content What you can and can't do on Australia Day

Several hugely popular annual Australia Day activities on Sydney Harbour will not take place this year thanks to the pandemic, but there will be a concert at the Opera...

Huge amount Aussies saved during the pandemic

Premium Content Huge amount Aussies saved during the pandemic

Households and businesses have amassed billions in savings due to less spending during the COVID-19 pandemic and temporary government schemes, like JobKeeper.

Study shows identical twins not as similar as first thought

Premium Content Study shows identical twins not as similar as first thought

New research has poured cold water on the notion that all identical twins have carbon copy genetics.

Fears travellers have brought UK super strain into NSW

Premium Content Fears travellers have brought UK super strain into NSW

Health authorities have issued an alert after being notified of NSW residents who’d been in the Queensland hotel linked to six cases of the UK mutant virus.

Narrow escape as Jeep bursts into flames

Narrow escape as Jeep bursts into flames

A Sydney woman says she is too terrified to sit in a Jeep ever again after her Wrangler spontaneously burst into flames on a freeway.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Child care scare: Sobbing tot found locked in storage room

Premium Content Child care scare: Sobbing tot found locked in storage room

A family is furious after their sobbing, soiled two-year-old was found accidentally locked in a child care centre storage room.

‘Flesh torn from body’ in hospital attack

‘Flesh torn from body’ in hospital attack

Five hospital workers were injured in a brawl at work, one of whom ‘literally had flesh torn from his body’, a union says. WARNING: Graphic

Gladys’s warning about mutant strains

Gladys’s warning about mutant strains

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has issued a warning about highly infectious mutant coronavirus strains being seen in people returning from overseas.

Drink driver caught twice in one night avoids jail

Premium Content Drink driver caught twice in one night avoids jail

A Queensland man was busted by police drunk behind the wheel in Grafton twice in the space of an hour.

Australia’s inclusion on ‘infamous’ list

Australia’s inclusion on ‘infamous’ list

Australia is the only developed country included in a list alongside the “most infamous countries in the world” for a concerning practice.

Return of fire danger across NSW as mercury climbs to 40C

Premium Content Return of fire danger across NSW as mercury climbs to 40C

Firefighters are on high alert as the state braces for a scorcher, with sweltering heat and strong winds sparking very high fire danger and igniting grass fires across...

Aussies mocked for how they say ‘no’

Aussies mocked for how they say ‘no’

Australians are being roasted for their pronunciation of one seriously common word in a hilarious, viral TikTok video.

Officer stabbed 40 times in prison hostage scene

Premium Content Officer stabbed 40 times in prison hostage scene

Horrifying details of the torture of a corrective services officer, who was tortured by a teen terrorist in a five-hour ordeal can be revealed.

Viral air fryer dessert uses iconic biscuit

Viral air fryer dessert uses iconic biscuit

A woman has left Facebook users drooling over her simple, two-ingredient Tim Tam dessert recipe which takes less than 15 minutes to cook.

Scientists call for pause on Australia’s chosen vaccine

Premium Content Scientists call for pause on Australia’s chosen vaccine

Doctors warn the Oxford-AstraZeneca ­vaccine ‘won’t stop COVID’, instead calling for Australia to invest in other vaccines.

‘Victims tortured’: Australia’s kidnap capital revealed

Premium Content ‘Victims tortured’: Australia’s kidnap capital revealed

Kidnappers have abducted more than 500 victims in a string of crimes around the country. But one state stands out as the worst.

200 new houses on the horizon for Goonellabah

Premium Content 200 new houses on the horizon for Goonellabah

The developer behind Eastwood has acquired a further 37-hectare site which is subject to approval.

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