New South Wales News

Sun 24 May 2020

Lost your job? Get matched with a new one

Lost your job? Get matched with a new one

A new way for Australian job seekers to be matched to jobs that are right for them is being launched. See how it works and how to sign up.

Police manhunt for prison escapee

premium_icon Police manhunt for prison escapee

A manhunt is underway after a prisoner escaped from a NSW correctional centre, with police saying he simply ‘walked out’.

Whales are back on the move

premium_icon Whales are back on the move

WHALES will start to be seen along our coast again as the annual whale migration begins its trek to warmer waters.

New drone apps, rules you should know

premium_icon New drone apps, rules you should know

With restrictions starting to ease it’s important we all understand the rules that keep us safe for when we next fly.

Sat 23 May 2020

Dad's heartache over son's truck death

Dad's heartache over son's truck death

A NSW family is mourning a mischievous and loving five-year-old boy who was hit by his father’s truck on Friday night and died.

Facing down monsters: Mammoth swell hits city's beaches

premium_icon Facing down monsters: Mammoth swell hits city's beaches

Surfers and daredevils have rushed to Sydney's beaches to take advantage of huge waves pounding the coast. SEE THE PHOTOS

Three new cases as NSW nears half a million tests

premium_icon Three new cases as NSW nears half a million tests

NSW has recorded three new cases of COVID-19 overnight as the state continues to ease restrictions.

Driver ‘unconscious’ during horror hijab shop car crash

Driver ‘unconscious’ during horror hijab shop car crash

The lawyer for Sabry Moustafa Nassar, who crashed into a hijab shop, says his client was “unconscious” when the car sped towards a crowd of people.

The fall of criminal Michael Ibrahim

premium_icon The fall of criminal Michael Ibrahim

Another member of one of Sydney’s most notorious families has been put away, with Michael Ibrahim jailed for up to 30 years for drug smuggling operation.

Hijab shop crash driver to face court

Hijab shop crash driver to face court

A 51-year-old man who allegedly drove his station wagon into a hijab store in Sydney's west is expected to face court.

Two people killed in separate balcony falls overnight

Two people killed in separate balcony falls overnight

A party in a Surfers Paradise apartment has ended in tragedy with a 19-year-old falling to his death and four people hospitalised.

Full list of Target stores set to close or convert to Kmarts

Full list of Target stores set to close or convert to Kmarts

Wesfarmers has revealed up to 167 Target stores will shut permanently or be converted into Kmarts – here’s the full list of outlets affected and when.

Sister wants NDIS answers for brothers ‘sad lonely’ death

premium_icon Sister wants NDIS answers for brothers ‘sad lonely’ death

The sad and lonely death of a man whose body was undiscovered for months after he was forgotten by the National Disability Insurance Scheme is being reviewed.

Crime scene set up after factory blaze

premium_icon Crime scene set up after factory blaze

A crime scene has been established following a large factory fire in Sydney’s inner west overnight.

Binge your TV faves as $10 streaming service kicks off

Binge your TV faves as $10 streaming service kicks off

Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, Chernobyl - The world’s most binge-worthy shows are now available on a brand new super cheap streaming platform in Australia.

Woman’s body found after fall from hotel balcony

premium_icon Woman’s body found after fall from hotel balcony

Police have set up a crime scene at a hotel, after reports of someone falling from a balcony led to officers discovering a woman’s body last night.

Parents outraged over school return

Parents outraged over school return

NSW students are set to return to school this morning, but more than 5000 parents have signed a petition demanding to be given a choice.

Fri 22 May 2020

Boy, 5, dies after being hit by truck

premium_icon Boy, 5, dies after being hit by truck

A boy has died after he was hit by a truck in a trucking yard late this afternoon.

BREAKING: 800 jobs in pipeline after project fast tracked

premium_icon BREAKING: 800 jobs in pipeline after project fast tracked

The fast tracking of the Tweed Valley Hospital at Kingscliff will provide a welcome boost for the region’s economy with the creation of around 800 jobs.

Cape Byron is home to the last wild population of this native tree

premium_icon Cape Byron is home to the last wild population of this native...

A FUNGAL disease has decimated the species’ population across the country, but 10 remain on the North Coast.

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