New South Wales News

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Festival organisers meet for ‘crisis talks’

Festival organisers meet for ‘crisis talks’

Representatives from more than 30 festivals are meeting today to discuss NSW’s proposed licensing system after likening it to a “form of punishment”.

Liberals paid $423 million to island beach shack

Liberals paid $423 million to island beach shack

A COMPANY registered to a beach shack at the end of a dirt road somehow won a lucrative contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Protesters hold 'national forest uprising'

Protesters hold 'national forest uprising'

Protecting koala habitat was the main focus of rallies across NSW and the ACT last week

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

FIRE UPDATES: What you need to know about Tabulam fires

A BUSH fire burning near the Bruxner Highway, west of Tabulam continues to spread.

Agency responds to pensioner’s squalor death stoush

premium_icon Agency responds to pensioner’s squalor death stoush

The government agency tasked with looking after a disabled pensioner in Kingscliff who died in squalor have responded to the threat of court action. This is what...

Man drowns, another missing in river

Man drowns, another missing in river

The search will resume this morning at Wilberforce, north-west of Sydney, for a man, 50, who reportedly fell off a jetski after it did a sharp turn.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Intruder dies after struggle with resident

Intruder dies after struggle with resident

A Sydney man was quizzed by police after an intruder he confronted in his lounge room died at the scene after a struggle.

Shark attack: ‘I heard his screams’

Shark attack: ‘I heard his screams’

The mate of a surfer who was attacked by a shark this morning has described the frenzied scene as the incident unfolded.

UPDATE: Truck driver charged following dangerous pursuit

premium_icon UPDATE: Truck driver charged following dangerous pursuit

UPDATE: A man has been charged following a pursuit Saturday night where a truck allegedly broke through a police roadblock in a chase through the Valley

Beaches reopen after shark attack at Byron Bay

premium_icon Beaches reopen after shark attack at Byron Bay

"PROBABLY without their swift actions we could be dealing with a whole different situation here."

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