New South Wales News

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Ex-cop ‘blackmailed victims into sex’

Ex-cop ‘blackmailed victims into sex’

A FORMER NSW police officer blackmailed four women into having sex with him by threatening to leak explicit photos he had of them.

'Industry is in crisis', says logistics boss

'Industry is in crisis', says logistics boss

TRANSPORT boss Arthur Tzaneros says the industry has hit the floor in regards to rates, payment terms and compliance and can't continue to be sustainable.

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."

Family’s Dreamworld raft ride from hell

premium_icon Family’s Dreamworld raft ride from hell

A family has launched bombshell legal action for their trauma and suffering after they were directly involved in the horror Thunder River Rapids ride tragedy.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

The $7 dish no one can finish

The $7 dish no one can finish

It’s a dish that’s universally loved and feared in equal measures, but this Thai restaurant chain is dishing theirs up on a whole new level.

Swim fins may help in finding missing lifesaver

premium_icon Swim fins may help in finding missing lifesaver

'Still hoping for a miracle': A huge community effort continues the search for Raz Burtonwood.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

New UFO sighting hotspot revealed

premium_icon New UFO sighting hotspot revealed

A man claims he has spotted a UFO after he witnessed an unidentified flying object that was travelling “too quickly” to be a plane. SEE THE VIDEO

Surfing royalty to feature at Byron festival

premium_icon Surfing royalty to feature at Byron festival

Tom Carroll, legendary filmographer Taylor Steele and Stephanie Gilmore are just some of the big names coming to this year’s Byron Bay Surf Festival.

HEARTBREAK: 'We flogged our guts out' trying to save home

premium_icon HEARTBREAK: 'We flogged our guts out' trying to save home

IN A few brief minutes everything was gone, burnt to the ground by the fire that swept the region on Tuesday.

What jury wasn’t told about kingpin’s past

premium_icon What jury wasn’t told about kingpin’s past

The jurors who decided Ivan Tesic’s fate were not told about how he wanted to “pull the eyes out” of the drug mule who rolled on him.

Distressed teen says he was 'forced' into break-in, pursuit

premium_icon Distressed teen says he was 'forced' into break-in, pursuit

THE teen has been charged alongside a 20-year-old over the alleged incidents.

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