New South Wales News

Thu 23 May 2019

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2m for lost earnings

premium_icon Geoffrey Rush awarded $2m for lost earnings

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2 million for lost earnings in his defamation case with The Daily Telegraph. He originally sought $25 million.

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

The Oscar-winning actor has been awarded a total of $2.9 million after winning his high-profile defamation case.

Two men speared by fish in bizarre boating incident

premium_icon Two men speared by fish in bizarre boating incident

TWO men were returning from a fishing trip near Solitary Island when a marlin got into their boat, injuring both of them.

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

She was 59, healthy and spent her adult life caring for others as a nurse. She knew what awaited her and she hid it from us, writes Bachelorette Georgia Love.

Aussie CEOs’ memo to PM on energy, climate change

premium_icon Aussie CEOs’ memo to PM on energy, climate change

The CEOs of six Australian businesses and business groups have a message for newly-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

700 students, teachers evacuated from high school

700 students, teachers evacuated from high school

FIRE and Rescue NSW crews were called to the school after reports of a gas leak.

Body-in-the-laundry killer jailed

Body-in-the-laundry killer jailed

A man who fatally assaulted a man and dropped his body from a window inside a surfboard bag at a housing commission block has been sentenced.

Man dies in hospital after Tweed Heads fight

Man dies in hospital after Tweed Heads fight

A 54-YEAR-OLD man has died in a Gold Coast hospital, after suffering injuries from a fight in Tweed Heads last week

Delays in dealing with 90-year-old child sex offender

premium_icon Delays in dealing with 90-year-old child sex offender

THE Northern Rivers man was found to have committed 10 offences, but a communication error has meant the man has been on bail since he was sentenced.

Drink driver carrying home-made bomb sentenced

premium_icon Drink driver carrying home-made bomb sentenced

The Bellingen man was also found with a loaded rifle inside his car.

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