New South Wales News

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Coronavirus tourism ‘selfish, dangerous, illegal’

premium_icon Coronavirus tourism ‘selfish, dangerous, illegal’

MP fires with both barrels after residents report continued tourist traffic

Insane mansion with brothel connection for sale

Insane mansion with brothel connection for sale

With some of the best views money can buy in NSW, it is hardly surprising that this 100-year-old hilltop estate with connections to a Sydney brothel queen is set to...

Coronavirus NSW: all you need to know today

Coronavirus NSW: all you need to know today

State death toll hits nine as more cruise ships are set to dock in NSW, and cops are cracking down on new social distancing laws.

Aussie town ‘forgotten’ during outbreak

Aussie town ‘forgotten’ during outbreak

As jetsetters complain about self-isolation conditions in 5 star hotels, residents in remote communities are pleading for the most basic facilities.

JobKeeper subsidy could halve unemployment increase

premium_icon JobKeeper subsidy could halve unemployment increase

The new wage subsidy could limit the jobless rate rise to less than five per cent instead of 10. But future income tax cuts are under threat.

Man, 81, charged after alleged meat tenderiser attack

premium_icon Man, 81, charged after alleged meat tenderiser attack

Detectives have charged an 81-year-old Ermington man with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked his partner with a meat tenderiser.

Airlines charging tourists $12,000 to leave Australia

premium_icon Airlines charging tourists $12,000 to leave Australia

Camilla Dalla Chiesa says she is stranded in Sydney and is desperate to return home to Italy, even though the COVID-19 death toll is 11,591 and rising.

Quarantine violator’s tears in court

Quarantine violator’s tears in court

A recently returned traveller who failed to self-isolate three times has sobbed in court after he was kept behind bars.

Police swoop on backpacker hostel party

Police swoop on backpacker hostel party

Police were called to a noisy rooftop party at a Kings Cross backpacker hostel last night where revellers were clearly flouting social distancing rules.

Australia records 20th coronavirus death

Australia records 20th coronavirus death

A 95-year-old woman has died overnight in NSW, taking the national virus death toll to 20.

State pulls together to keep our frontline workers safe

State pulls together to keep our frontline workers safe

NSW officials have called on the state to rally behind our frontline health workers and support them with daily acts of kindness as they face their darkest hours on the...

Masked man accused of violence toward paramedic, graffiti

premium_icon Masked man accused of violence toward paramedic, graffiti

HE remains on bail and has entered no formal pleas to his charges.

‘We won’t forget you’: $1m to fire victims

‘We won’t forget you’: $1m to fire victims

A new $1 million fund has been launched today by News Corp Australia to help Australia’s bushfire victims in their recovery.

Fears nine cruise ships to 'flood' our hospitals

Fears nine cruise ships to 'flood' our hospitals

Nine cruise ships floating off the NSW coast could flood the state’s hospitals with coronavirus patients, NSW Police have warned.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

From takeaway to exercise: Unravelling NSW’s virus laws

premium_icon From takeaway to exercise: Unravelling NSW’s virus laws

As the government continues to enforce stricter social distancing measures, there are questions around how it works. We asked an expert to reflect on some common...

NSW mum blasts principals’ online teaching ‘edicts’

premium_icon NSW mum blasts principals’ online teaching ‘edicts’

A stressed Sydney mum has blasted school principals for issuing unrealistic homeschool “edicts” to working parents who are trying to keep their jobs during the COVID-19...

Two Border Force officers positive for virus

Two Border Force officers positive for virus

Two Australian Border Force officers have been diagnosed with coronavirus, one in Queensland and one in New South Wales.

‘Inhumane’: Mum lashes hotel quarantine

‘Inhumane’: Mum lashes hotel quarantine

A Sydney woman who returned to Australia on Sunday with her two kids says they are “being treated like animals” in their hotel quarantine.

NURSES PLEA: Virus safety equitment stolen from our hospital

premium_icon NURSES PLEA: Virus safety equitment stolen from our hospital

Hand sanitiser stolen from The Tweed Hospital has sparked an urgent plea from a nurse’s union.

Horrifying prediction of visitor economy’s COVID-19 plunge

premium_icon Horrifying prediction of visitor economy’s COVID-19 plunge

HOLIDAYS in regional areas are off the cards and the region’s economy will be hit hard in the coming months.

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