New South Wales News

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Sydney light rail costs blow out to $2.9b

Sydney light rail costs blow out to $2.9b

The final cost of building Sydney's CBD light rail has come in at $2.9 billion, $1.3 billion more than the project was first expected to cost.

Why our kids have forgotten how to play

premium_icon Why our kids have forgotten how to play

Basketball courts and cricket nets at schools are lying empty with students forgetting how to play basic ball games.

Boy trapped in bus luggage hold feared for his life

Boy trapped in bus luggage hold feared for his life

A mum says her child could’ve died after he was locked inside the luggage compartment of a school bus in the middle of a heatwave.

State to get 'affordable and reliable energy'

State to get 'affordable and reliable energy'

The NSW government says its new electricity strategy will ensure reliable, affordable electricity while hastening the state's transition to clean energy.

Police appeal for witnesses after man’s body found in park

premium_icon Police appeal for witnesses after man’s body found in park

Homicide Squad detectives are still processing a "crime" scene where a man’s body was found this morning

Heartbreaking photo: Lucky the koala rescued from bushfire

Heartbreaking photo: Lucky the koala rescued from bushfire

Firefighters run towards a blaze to save a small and very frightened animal.

Australia is ‘giving away’ its wealth

Australia is ‘giving away’ its wealth

Australians are being short-changed when it comes to this issue, with experts saying there’s a huge gap between expectations and reality.

Coke smuggling footballer to make bid for freedom

premium_icon Coke smuggling footballer to make bid for freedom

After 13 years in prison for his role in the ‘baggage handler’ cocaine case, former star turned international drug smuggler Les Mara could soon walk free.

'Five years we've waited for justice'

premium_icon 'Five years we've waited for justice'

'It’s a sad day for everybody, there’s no winners in this. We lost our mum and now we’ve lost our dad'

Aussie police make massive MDMA bust

Aussie police make massive MDMA bust

Australian police have helped bust an international drug ring that was planning to ship 700kg of MDMA to Brisbane.

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