New South Wales News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

‘It's robbed me, I’ve lost me’: mum after daughter’s rape

premium_icon ‘It's robbed me, I’ve lost me’: mum after daughter’s rape

MANY people are still grieiving and healing after the rape of a disabled girl by a FSG carer in 2013. Her brave mum tells their story for the first time.

FSG employee raped disabled girl

premium_icon FSG employee raped disabled girl

EXPLOSIVE court documents have shown an FSG employee was jailed in September 2015 for raping an intellectually disabled girl in her 20s inside an FSG house.

Jeffrey’s last words: ‘Curiosity killed the cat’

premium_icon Jeffrey’s last words: ‘Curiosity killed the cat’

A YOUNG scientist found dead from a shotgun wound had just over an hour earlier made a chilling call, blurting out “I have found something … I have to go …”.

Whether it's in a keg, a can or a bottle, we make good beer

premium_icon Whether it's in a keg, a can or a bottle, we make good beer

A NORTHERN Rivers brewer has been included in a book listing the best Aussie beers

Flood mitigation plan gains momentum

premium_icon Flood mitigation plan gains momentum

NSW Deputy Premier backs the campaign launched by Nationals candidate just under a week ago.

Federal reforms to ensure no more unpaid contracts

premium_icon Federal reforms to ensure no more unpaid contracts

Federal Minister Craig Laundy has announced reforms aimed at ensuring subcontractors in building and construction get paid on time.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Flagship Steve Irwin sails the East Coast against Adani

Flagship Steve Irwin sails the East Coast against Adani

Sea Shepherd's flagship the Steve Irwin will make several port stops protesting against Adani.

Tweed police are now wearing body cameras

Tweed police are now wearing body cameras

Body cameras are now being used by Tweed police officers in an effort to improve safety.

Charity boss took Africa trip after $5.2m loss

premium_icon Charity boss took Africa trip after $5.2m loss

FSG’s chief took three staff on Africa trip just three months after the charity recorded a $5.2m loss of taxpayer money.

Moment of panic as rescuer saves boy from river

premium_icon Moment of panic as rescuer saves boy from river

"I couldn't find him... it felt like forever... another couple of seconds and you wouldn't have found him".

Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

premium_icon Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

Parents are being told if they want to take pictures of their kids playing junior sport they need to spend up to $80 to register for a “media pass”.

Griffith mum Nicole Wetzler’s death a mystery

premium_icon Griffith mum Nicole Wetzler’s death a mystery

Police are trying to unravel the mystery of a young woman found dead in a shed in rural NSW on Sunday. They are investigating whether it was murder.

Driving dosed up on prescription drugs to become illegal

premium_icon Driving dosed up on prescription drugs to become illegal

The drug driving definition will be broadened in a crackdown on motorists behind the wheel dosed up on prescription pills like codeine or cold and flu tablets.

Usain Bolt set to light up the A-League

premium_icon Usain Bolt set to light up the A-League

EXCLUSIVE: This is no gimmick. Usain Bolt - the eight-time Olympic gold medallist - is on the brink of joining the A-League in a multi-million-dollar deal.

A splash and then 'ducky gone': Is a shark to blame?

A splash and then 'ducky gone': Is a shark to blame?

"ARE there bull sharks in the river? It (the duck) definitely didn't go under (by itself)... it was a very unusual splash".

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Kim and Michelle's bittersweet House Rules exit

Kim and Michelle's bittersweet House Rules exit

THERE were plenty of tears as three teams were eliminated after the renovation show's final round of backyard makeovers.

Drunk driver caught at 180km/h on Pacific Highway

Drunk driver caught at 180km/h on Pacific Highway

POLICE said the man was seen overtaking seven cars and a semi-trailer before officers were able to stop him.

Young mum found dead in shed

Young mum found dead in shed

TRIBUTES are being shared after the suspicious death of a 27-year-old woman discovered in NSW, as police charge a man with breaching a violence order.

WAVE 5: 'Our knight in shining armour'

premium_icon WAVE 5: 'Our knight in shining armour'

Deputy premier and small business commissioner thanked after assistance announcement for highway subcontractors.

FINALLY: Relief for unpaid highway subcontractors

FINALLY: Relief for unpaid highway subcontractors

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro announced financial assistance for Pacific Highway subcontractors left out of pocket after the Ostwald Bros collapse.

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