Blue Mountains

NSW bikies arrested over alleged road rage

Four members of the notorious Finks bikie gang have been charged for a road rage attack on a car in the NSW Blue Mountains in June, police say.

Road Rage

10 Epic Places an Australian Passport Can Take You

Let’s spin the globe and see where an Australian passport can take you — from Japan to Jamaica.<p>According to the Henley Passport Index, the Australian …

National Parks

12-year-old girl admits to putting needles in strawberries

Police believe that a 12-year-old girl - who admitted to putting needles into strawberries - was doing so as a copycat prank.<p>New South Wales Acting …

Wales

Strawberry Hill, Jamaica

The peaks of the Blue Mountains rise steeply from the jungle north of Kingston, creating a majestic backdrop for Jamaica’s capital city. Best known …

Lifestyle (Canada)

'An appalling attack': NSW Labor to oppose plan to raise Warragamba dam wall

New South Wales Labor will oppose plans to raise the wall of Warragamba dam, saying the government is pandering to developers at the cost of the environment.<p>The Coalition tabled an amendment to the National Parks and Wildlife Act on Wednesday, paving the way for the Blue Mountains dam to be raised …

National Parks

That’s deep: 8 ‘grand’ canyons from around the world

1: High Cup, UK<p>Ripping through England’s hilly backbone of the Pennines, above the unassuming village of Dufton in Cumbria, is this U-shaped …

Grand Canyon

Truth about the suburb you grew up in

You can always find a Sydneysider who will judge you according to your proximity to the Harbour Bridge.<p>A Melbourne driver’s licence that says …

Wales

Jack Ryan makes way for jackhammers in new library

Brisbane Tool Library founder Sabrina Chakroi said she hoped the service would create a "circular economy" and replicate a book borrowing library …

Libraries

The corporate trailblazer promoting diversity and inclusion

On a crisp morning, Ming Long (BEc '92 LLB '94) is walking her two dogs in the winter sunshine while championing gender equality: “Essentially, I’m …

Australian Universities

The Story of Folly Ruins, Jamaica

In 1904, Folly Point was a quiet, unspoilt outcrop on this far-flung British colony. The uninterrupted views of the Caribbean sea are …

Saltwater

31 Of The Best Places To Visit In Australia According To Travel Bloggers

2 Shares<p><b>Here are the Best Places to Visit in Australia – As Told By Fellow Bloggers!</b><p>Looking for the best of Australia? We think we have it all here …

National Parks

Shaw wants value-added innovation in agricultural expansion

<b>MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Among Industry, Commerce and Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw's great strengths as a public speaker is the ease with which</b> …

Cannabis Industry

The Annex Radio Show, September 5 2018

The Annex Radio Show, September 5 2018<p>Musical madness and mayhem from around the corner and around the world. Every Wednesday evening from the …

Blue Mountains

When trees make rain: Could restoring forests help ease drought in Australia? - Science News - ABC News

If you've ever walked in a rainforest or even a greenhouse, you'll know that the air inside is heavy with moisture.<p>This phenomenon is caused by trees …

Wales

'Black Swan' events: Natural disasters without precedent

For paramedic Dane Goodwin, the Black Saturday call came at 2:30am.<p>The assistant commissioner was on the line requesting specialist operations …

Wales

'We're sleepwalking': The fix to Sydney's water woes when every drop matters

Even so, there are signs of emerging problems amid supply disruptions and rising demand. If not addressed, they could deliver nasty and expensive …

Desalination

[News] Hiker Killed by Cougar Near Mount Hood, First Fatality in Oregon

After a cougar attacked two mountain bikers and killed one of them just east of Seattle last spring, the second deadly cougar attack has likely …

Mount Hood

Emmy-nominated cameraman admits to sex with underage girls

An Emmy-nominated Sydney cameraman has admitted to having sex with teenage girls, but claims he thought they were of legal age.<p>Nathan Tomlinson is …

Gold Coast

Collingwood police seek assistance in locating missing woman

Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 50-year-old Dawn Dalbello, last seen in the Collingwood area …

Crime

What Tourists Do Wrong In Sydney, Australia..

Don’t even think about saying “G’day, mate”…<p>Some places make you seriously consider your life choices, and Sydney is one of them. The city feels …

Australia

A 30-degree day could be on the cards with Sydney's first burst of spring heat

"There could be the odd shower [such as late on Sunday] but it will probably just be dry all the way through" into next week," Mr Hough …

Weather

Jamaica finds new appreciation for beloved cultural icon and language activist, ‘Miss Lou’

Gordon Town, small, picturesque, and unpretentious, is nestled on the Hope River just outside Kingston, tucked between steeply sloping foothills. …

Liberal View

This mountain coaster through a forest is just north of Toronto

If you visited the Blue Mountains in the late 90s, you might remember the 'The Great Slide Ride,' a concrete bobsled-like coaster that shot you …

Toronto

Murphys trail - Wentworth Falls to Woodford

A great trail for walking and cycling, Murphys trail – Wentworth Falls to Woodford offers waterfalls, swimming and camping in Blue Mountains National …

Hiking

A history of the biggest discoveries by citizen scientists

By AG Staff |<p>The definition of ‘citizen scientist’ has changed over time, but it essentially encourages anyone and everyone to make new scientific …

National Parks

Hike Jamaican History in the Blue Mountains

Sleep should be impossible. A chorus of unfamiliar insects wavers between high, screechy whirs and low, deep buzzes like a broken radio searching for …

National Parks

Woodford Oaks trail

Cycling the Woodford – Oaks trail offers dazzling scenic views, heath and delightful picnicking near Glenbrook, in Blue Mountains National …

National Parks

Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) cycle trail | Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) cycle trail.<p>Getting there and parking<p>Burramoko Ridge (Hanging …

National Parks

T.I. and Busta Rhymes claim Bob Marley was assassinated by the CIA

The truth is very different...<p>Rappers T.I. and Busta Rhymes have shared a debunked conspiracy theory that claims Bob Marley was killed by the …

Bob Marley

Spicers Sangoma Retreat

Bowen Mountain, New South Wales, Australia<p>You don’t have to go far from bustling, cosmopolitan Sydney to get well and truly away from it all. Spicers Sangoma Retreat is fifty miles from the city, a little over an hour by car, but far enough into the Blue Mountains that the urban sprawl is but a …

Blue Mountains