New South Wales News

Wed 28 Nov 2018

What's on: Central Coast

What's on: Central Coast

AUTHOR Tea Cooper will be talking about her new book, The Woman in the Green Dress at Umina Beach Library on Wednesday, December 5.

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Simple Aussie quiz we can’t answer

Simple Aussie quiz we can’t answer

They seem like simple enough questions, but most Australians don’t know the answers to this simple quiz.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Banks warned: ‘Our economy will suffer’

Banks warned: ‘Our economy will suffer’

THE head of the Reserve Bank has issued a warning to Australia’s banks, saying their response to the royal commission could have dire consequences.

Emma Freedman’s pregnancy announcement

Emma Freedman’s pregnancy announcement

Radio and TV personality Emma Freedman has revealed she and husband Charlie Rundle are expecting their first child in May next year.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Abbott’s issue with indigenous welcome

Abbott’s issue with indigenous welcome

FORMER prime minister Tony Abbott believes we don’t pray enough and go over the top when acknowledging indigenous culture.

A new heartbeat after 50 years

A new heartbeat after 50 years

WHEN Geoff Bert first saw the old Fordson tractor, he was filled with ambition to restore the 1919 machine to its original working condition.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Terror as sharks circle stranded fishermen

Terror as sharks circle stranded fishermen

Footage has been released of the stomach-churning moment three great white sharks began to surround two men stranded in the water off NSW’s north coast.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Severe, stormy weather, widespread rainfall on the horizon

Severe, stormy weather, widespread rainfall on the horizon

SUNNY weather set to move aside for the weekend.

He died collecting lobster pots for son's birthday

He died collecting lobster pots for son's birthday

Grief has been compounded by financial stress for the family of a Coffs Harbour man who drowned after his boat capsized near Coffs Harbour last week.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Why thousands are opting out of My Health Record

Why thousands are opting out of My Health Record

THERE are just days left until the deadline to opt out of the My Health Record system, so here is everything you need to know about the scheme.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

NSW Labor leader resigns amid indecent touching allegations

NSW Labor leader resigns amid indecent touching allegations

LUKE Foley has resigned as leader of the NSW Labor Party and announced he will start defamation proceedings against the ABC.

Man pleads guilty to rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon

Man pleads guilty to rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon

A NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD has plead guilty to the rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon during a court appearance today.

WATCH: Baseball-sized hail pounds the Mid North Coast

WATCH: Baseball-sized hail pounds the Mid North Coast

RESIDENTS are assessing the damage from a barrage of baseball-sized hailstones powered by an intense storm that swept through the Mid North Coast of NSW.

NSW Opposition Leader accused of indecent touching

NSW Opposition Leader accused of indecent touching

THE NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley has been accused of indecently touching an ABC journalist during a Christmas party in 2016.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Dad’s $7.5m call while mowing the lawn

Dad’s $7.5m call while mowing the lawn

A MAN from North Sydney was brought to tears after finding out he had won $7.5 million in last night’s Oz Lotto draw.

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar over coming days

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar over coming days

PREPARE the sunscreen and blow up pools – it’s about to get hot. Here's the forecast from Mackay to Ballina.

Meet Peter, 95, Australia's oldest truckie

Meet Peter, 95, Australia's oldest truckie

PETER Ward, now 95, says coming out of retirement to make his daily vegetable deliveries was the best decision he's ever made.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

88-year-old pin-up girl of Beach to Bush calendar

88-year-old pin-up girl of Beach to Bush calendar

THE nearest beach is more than 380km away but that hasn’t stopped the women of Carinda from getting into their bathing suits for a special Beach to Bush calendar....

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Red light rule we all thought we knew

Red light rule we all thought we knew

ALL drivers think they know this basic road rule, but there are some cases where you could be risking a fine by actually doing it.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

Poetry a way forward for dementia sufferers

Poetry a way forward for dementia sufferers

USING echo memory, American Gary Glazner is able to engage people with even late stage dementia in a poetry call and response.

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