New South Wales News

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Bodies retrieved from plane crash site

Bodies retrieved from plane crash site

The bodies of three US firefighters have been removed from the site of a tragic crash as investigators comb the wreckage for clues as to what went wrong.

Celeste Barber’s funds start flowing to firies

premium_icon Celeste Barber’s funds start flowing to firies

Celeste Barber’s record-breaking $52 million bushfire fundraising has started to flow to the NSW RFS. But distributing the money has become a “complex issue”.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Grim find pushes bushfire death toll to 33

premium_icon Grim find pushes bushfire death toll to 33

The national death toll from this season’s unprecedented fires has now climbed to 33 after police confirmed the discovery of human remains in a burnt-out house.

DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

premium_icon DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

An alleged drug mule caught with 28kg of cannabis in his car became embroiled in the alleged crime due to a gambling problem, the defence claimed in court.

Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

premium_icon Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being paid is likely to be jailed.

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

Former factory worker Saso Krstevski will be deported from NSW to Macedonia almost 20 years after killing his boss and stuffing his body in a barrel.

‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

premium_icon ‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

The three US firefighters who died in yesterday’s fiery plane crash have been identified, as NSW Premier Gladys Berijiklian announces memorial for fire victims.

How new expert panel will help rebuild regional roads

premium_icon How new expert panel will help rebuild regional roads

NSW Government makes a long awaited announcement after being slammed for inaction by the opposition over a late election promise.

‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

premium_icon ‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

A father and son who died battling a bushfire on the NSW south coast have been farewelled in an emotional funeral service at Cobargo.

Man refused bail over 'ongoing' cocaine supply allegations

premium_icon Man refused bail over 'ongoing' cocaine supply allegations

Police will allege was supplying the drug repeatedly since December

Racehorse a confirmed fatality in Grafton storm

premium_icon Racehorse a confirmed fatality in Grafton storm

A horse was tragically killed during a severe storm that hit Grafton yesterday afternoon, the owner has confirmed

Americans killed in air tanker crash named

Americans killed in air tanker crash named

The three American firefighters killed in a horrific plane crash yesterday have been identified, with their families on the way to Australia.

267 charged over bushfires as police announce crackdown

premium_icon 267 charged over bushfires as police announce crackdown

NSW Police is set to crack down on serial arsonists as they investigate more than 716 fires that are believed to be deliberate.

Fury over ‘entitled millennial’ Aussie job ad

Fury over ‘entitled millennial’ Aussie job ad

A “retail traineeship” job listing at a NSW post office is causing a stir on social media thanks to one telling line slamming young people.

STORM: Thirty years gone in thirty seconds

premium_icon STORM: Thirty years gone in thirty seconds

Swirling winds and rains destroy Grafton woman’s half-acre rainforest garden.

Six fireys suffer serious injuries

Six fireys suffer serious injuries

Six volunteer fireys have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after their water tanker rolled while battling a blaze on the NSW South Coast. 

Strike force raids alleged cocaine dealer

premium_icon Strike force raids alleged cocaine dealer

A police strike force has raided the home of a man allegedly supplying cocaine - they say he attempted to throw things off the balcony as officers stormed in.

Sydney turns orange as dust storm chokes city

premium_icon Sydney turns orange as dust storm chokes city

A dust storm rolled through Sydney overnight, enveloping the city in an orange cloud before a southerly wind change brought a welcome cool change.

US Vice President pays tribute to tanker victims

premium_icon US Vice President pays tribute to tanker victims

The three brave US aircrew who died fighting fires in NSW had dumped more than two million litres of water and fire retardant since November 5.

How a search engine will help to replant burnt forests

premium_icon How a search engine will help to replant burnt forests

Searches used through the site over a 24-hour period will go toward the project

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