New South Wales

Cheryl Grimmer case: police arrest man over murder of toddler 47 years ago

Detectives arrest 63-year-old man, who will face Wollongong local court, over toddler’s abduction and murder<p>A 63-year-old man will face court charged with the abduction and murder of toddler Cheryl Grimmer in Wollongong 47 years ago.<p>The man was 16 when the three-year-old disappeared from outside a …

Australia

4 ways to enjoy marine magic and aquatic adventures in New South Wales

Home to the world's most southerly coral reef, famous surf beaches and awesome marine mammals, James Ottery says NSW is extraordinary for everything …

New Zealand

Melonie Bayl-Smith

MELONIE BAYL-SMITH is a registered Architect and Director of Sydney-based Bijl Architecture, who over the past 15 years has produced numerous …

Architecture

Second jury discharged in teacher sex case

Two juries have been discharged in two days in the trial of a Sydney high school teacher accused of sex offences against three students.<p>Cameron …

Crime

Iberdrola Decides Against Australia's Endeavour Offer - Bloomberg

Iberdrola SA, Spain’s biggest power company, has decided against bidding for a majority stake in Australian electricity distributor Endeavour Energy …

Business

Mason Crane: Hampshire leg-spinner proud of New South Wales selection

<b>Hampshire leg-spinner Mason Crane admitted he was "extremely proud" to play Sheffield Shield cricket for New South Wales during an eventful winter.</b><p>Crane, 20, became the first overseas player to represent the Australian state side since Imran Khan in 1985.<p>He followed it up with an impressive couple …

Cricket

The 10 worst suburbs in Australia for mortgage delinquencies

No mortgages on underground houses. A bar in the opal mining town of Coober Pedy. Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images<p>The end of the resources boom is …

Western Australia

'If you can hear this': Family of missing Mustang owner make tearful plea

The family of a Brisbane man feared dead has made an emotional appeal for help more than two weeks after he disappeared, his distinctive car found …

Brisbane

Australia close to resettling 12,000 Syrian refugees

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is close to resettling the 12,000 refugees from the war in Syria and Iraq it promised to urgently take more than a year ago, an official said Wednesday.<p>All 12,000 have been issued visas and more than 10,000 have already been brought from Middle Eastern refugee …

Refugees

Greg Hunt humorously ‘threatens’ exile for bureaucrats who are too good at soccer

We have no information about the scoreline. The post Greg Hunt humorously ‘threatens’ exile for bureaucrats who are too good at soccer appeared first …

Barnaby Joyce

Labor says NSW voter ID plan is ‘undemocratic’ and unnecessary

NSW opposition says laws, which are designed to help prevent voter fraud, would disenfranchise parts of the electorate<p>The New South Wales opposition has warned against a plan to force voters to show identification at polling booths, saying the laws are unnecessary and would serve only to …

Luke Foley

Beware of This Fake Doctor from Australia Who May Be Practising in Singapore

The next time you pay a visit to a doctor, be warned – he could be a bogus one.If the astonishing news of an American citizen working in Singapore …

Australia

Canberra weather: Roofs collapse after storm brings ACT's biggest single day of rain for 2017

The storm delivered more rain in a single morning than any day in the past three months. And more is on the way.

Climate

Eco-friendly Avalon House is a green-roofed beach getaway that takes only 6 weeks to build

1/12<p>Avalon House by Archiblox<p>The eco-friendly home of your dreams could be constructed in as little as six weeks, if you take Avalon House as an …

Houses

Watch this man with dementia light up with joy when he listens to Elvis

Elvis is still the King. Especially for John "Sean" O'Malley.<p>The Australia man lives with dementia and has been staying at Blacktown Hospital in New South Wales. The condition makes him "distressed, angry, and agitated," according to Western Sydney Health. But crank on a bit of "Heartbreak Hotel" …

Humor

Aussies need $10m to realise their dreams

They say money can't buy happiness but nearly a third of Australians say winning $10 million could help them realise their dreams.<p>A survey conducted …

Boy's petition prompts cuts to NSW hospital parking fees

A Sydney teenager's online petition has prompted the New South Wales Government to cut the cost of car parking at public hospitals by up to $200 a …

Health Care

Three men stabbed at north Sydney gym

Three men are in hospital after being stabbed at a gym in Sydney's north.<p>Shortly after 8pm on Monday a man, who appeared agitated and aggressive, …

Sydney

NSW weather: Rough seas hamper search for foreign student swept off Nobbys Beach rocks

Rough seas hamper the search for a Pakistani national missing after being swept off rocks with another foreign student and into the sea at Nobbys …

Another run of showers for already-drenched New South Wales

Sydneysiders hoping for an end to the deluge of rain will have to put up with another week of wet weather, while parts of northern New South Wales …

Climate

Teen caught with 200 pills on NSW train

A teenager has allegedly been found with more than 200 ecstasy tablets after he was busted on a NSW train for not having a ticket.<p>Police say the …

Australian News

New South Wales floodwaters leave 1,300 trapped, SES says

Numbers stuck falling after 2,500 residents cut off in north and mid-north coast communities earlier in the day<p>Easing rainfall has helped free hundreds of residents isolated by New South Wales floodwaters but more than 1000 remain trapped, the State Emergency Service says.<p>About 1300 people are cut …

Australia

NSW fall agonisingly short of place in Shield final

ESPNcricinfo's wrap of the fourth day of the Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and New South Wales in Perth

Cricket

Accused Rosehill gunman refused bail

A man accused of carrying a loaded shotgun in his backpack near the racecourse hosting the iconic Golden Slipper Day in Sydney remains behind …

Crime

Australian War Memorial

The 3rd Regiment of the New South Wales Mounted Rifles was established in Sydney along the same lines as the two previous regiments. The 3rd Mounted …

Military History

Do NOT Use Your Phone While It's Charging. You've Been Warned!

Even though cell phone injuries happen infrequently, they do happen. Gabbie Fedro, a 13-year-old girl got serious burns as a result of the overheated …

Gear & Gadgets

Plant thought extinct for 200 years sparks legal action against Sydney development

New South Wales environmental defenders office takes action against developers of freight terminal after the shrub hibbertia fumana found on site<p>A newly rediscovered rare plant – thought to have become extinct almost 200 years ago – has sparked a legal action in Sydney’s west against a development …

Australia

Researchers hope meal delivery trial will reveal best diet for healthy ageing

Elderly people in New South Wales are being sought for a new meal delivery trial to test how simple dietary changes can impact late-life …

Diets

Garema Place precinct disappoints daily

I have recently moved back from Melbourne to Canberra. I work in the Garema Place precinct, an area that should be considered the Federation Square …

Brisbane

Queanbeyan-Palerang Council employee died on the job

An employee of Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council died on the job on Friday morning.<p>A spokesman for the council has declined to identify the …

Employment