New South Wales

Do you live in Australia's luckiest suburb?

Australia's Official Lotteries has revealed the top suburbs for lottery wins in the past year, with a surprising range of towns making the list for …

Australian News

Mad Monday for online shoppers

December 10, 2017 9:00PM<p>DON’T expect everyone to be hard at work today — except when it comes to their Christmas shopping.<p>Monday has been tipped to …

Trends

Three motorcyclists killed in horror weekend on NSW roads

It’s been a shocking weekend on New South Wales roads, with three motorcyclists killed since Friday.<p>The latest fatality was in the suburb of …

Families seeking reform to careless driving laws say government has ignored them

Mr Gayler received his licence back this week.<p>Mr Knowles’ mother Trisha Mabley began a campaign including an e-petition to Queensland’s Parliament to …

Brisbane

Australia's transport emissions in past year the highest on record

Exclusive: renewable energy and proper climate policy are key to dropping emissions, carbon consultancy chief says<p>Australia’s emissions over the past year were the highest on record, when relatively unreliable emissions from land use are excluded, according to estimates by the carbon consultancy …

Climate

Northern Territory land-clearing approvals increase nearly tenfold

Exclusive: environmental groups call on government to freeze land-clearing permits and enforce stricter controls<p>Australia’s deforestation and land-clearing crisis is spreading from the east coast to the Northern Territory, where land targeted for clearing has increased nearly tenfold in just a few …

Environment

Wiradjuri Wellness Project improving local lives

<i>Minister for Indigenous Affairs - Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion</i><i><br>Member for Parkes - Mr Mark Coulton MP</i><p><b>Condobolin Wiradjuri Wellness Centre has</b> …

Indigenous Australians

Police union calls for public response times

<b>FIRST with NEIL MITCHELL</b><p>The Police Association has revealed public response times are part of a wishlist it will carry through the 2018 Victorian …

Australia

New South Wales drops pledge to reform state's racial vilification laws

Attorney general Mark Speakman says there ‘are no present plans’ to amend Anti-Discrimination Act<p>The New South Wales government has quietly dropped plans to reform the state’s racial vilification laws, prompting anger from Jewish leaders, ethnic groups and the Labor opposition.<p>The state government …

Rights & Freedoms

New South Wales closes Australia's last loophole allowing pregnant women to be sacked

Coalition state government to abolish sections of Anti-Discrimination Act, as Greens MP Mehreen Faruqi had urged<p>New South Wales will close a loophole allowing employers to sack a woman who knew she was pregnant when hired.<p>The NSW attorney general, Mark Speakman, and minister for women, Tanya …

Australia

Inland rail: Can the freight line truly be 'nation building'?

The Melbourne-to-Brisbane inland rail line is touted as the Snowy Hydro Scheme for the modern era — a nation-building infrastructure project that …

Australia

Storms, hail lash QLD, NSW

Thousands of homes have been left without power across southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales has been thrashed by an unpredictable storm …

Weather

Woman missing since Friday may be travelling in white van: police

Police are concerned for a woman who was last seen on Friday east of Brisbane getting into a white van driven by a man she knows.<p>Cherie Coutts, 38, …

Brisbane

Mid-week scorcher on the way for the southeast

<b>With Weatherzone’s Craig McIntosh</b><p>The mercury is set to sizzle in Australia's southeast this week, with some areas likely to push 40 degrees.<p>A very …

Australian News

United States Umbrellas Market 2017 Industry Growth, Size, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast to 2022

MarketResearchNest.com adds <b>“United States Umbrellas Market Research Report 2017”</b> new report to its research database. The report spread across 106 …

Samurai

George the wombat loves his ‘mum’

He’s done it again!<p>Months after being named Australia’s most adorable animal, George the wombat has stolen our hearts a third time.<p>In a new video …

Adorable

Lynette Daly case: Two Australians jailed after sex assault death

<b>Two Australian men have been jailed for the sexual assault of a woman who later died from her injuries.</b><p>Adrian Attwater and Paul Maris attacked Attwater's partner, Lynette Daly, during a camping trip on a New South Wales beach in 2011.<p>The case drew attention for the length of time it took to …

Australian News

Glencore reaches labor deals at most of its Australian coal mines

Glencore (OTCPK:GLCNF, OTCPK:GLNCY) says it reached new labor agreements with workers at 13 of its Australian coal mines, ending months of …

Business

Railway supply industry news round-up

The Ukrainian government announced on December 4 that it expects to formalise by the end of the year a strategic partnership with <b>GE Transportation</b> …

Bombardier

'It's a relief': Same-sex couples lodge intention to marry forms at registries across Australia

Same-sex couples have been heading to registries across Australia to lodge their intentions to marry.

Australia

Share your best Australian bird pictures for bird of the year 2017

We’d like to see your best – or indeed most underwhelming – bird images of the year, whether or not the subject features on our shortlist<p>As we prepare to reveal the winner of the Australian bird of the year 2017, we want to see your best (or your most underwhelming) photos of Australian …

Environment

PM lends support in Bennelong

The Prime Minister is set to visit Bennelong today, offering heavyweight support to Liberal candidate John Alexander ahead of next week's crucial …

Manus Island

Woman refuses to apologise for posting picture of herself ‘swallowing dead baby kangaroo’

<b>A pig hunter who caused outrage by posting a picture of herself putting a dead baby kangaroo into her mouth says she ‘couldn’t give a …

Viral

Get out the sunnies, the first 40c day of summer looms There are also storms out there. It’s getting tropical

But of more immediate concern, a series of summer storms is sweeping in to south-east Queensland and could reach much of NSW on Friday afternoon.<p>The …

Weather

Australia 'one-punch' attack: First man jailed under new law

<b>A Sydney man has become the first person to be sentenced under an Australian state's "one-punch" laws.</b><p>Those convicted of fatal one-punch assaults while under the influence of drugs or alcohol face minimum eight-year sentences in New South Wales.<p>The laws were introduced in 2014 to reduce …

News

The brush-turkey is an Aussie battler – and it needs your help

Brush turkeys are often the last holdouts against gentrification. But they still face peril in urban environments and researchers are enlisting citizen scientists to understand how they can better survive<p>It’s hard not to look at the brush turkey as the avian archetype of the Aussie battler – …

Environment

Factory worker dies in dye vat

A man died when he was trapped in an ink vat at a factory in Australia on Thursday morning, according to local reports.<p>The man, whose identity was …

Man dies after falling into tank of hot ink

A factory worker has died after being trapped for hours in a hot ink tank in Sydney.<p>Fellow workers and emergency services desperately tried to free …

Thunderstorms hit Sydney and Brisbane

Skies have darkened over Brisbane and Sydney this afternoon, as thunderstorms rolled through both capital cities.<p>A broad low pressure trough draped …

Weather

Peace in our time or merely a pause in hostilities - FIFA will have the final say

The scrabbling parties in the bitterly contested congress war will all magically sit down under the guidance of FIFA early next year, hold hands and …

Asian Football