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National

NSW Wildlife Charity Promises To Divvy Up Donations With Rest Of The Country

2 min read

With contributions pouring in from local and international donors, New South Wales-based animal charity WIRES has confirmed they'll be helping animals affected by bushfires nationwide.

Exclusive

Exclusive

The Brave Firefighters Who Fought To Save Gold Rush Town From Firestorm

3 min read

A tiny NSW gold rush town has seen more grey than the precious metal these days, but it owes a lot to a couple of heroes in blue and yellow.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

'They Told People Not To Come': Australia's Bushfires Ravage Tourism Industry

5 min read

Bushfires are tarnishing Australia’s reputation for pristine vistas abounding in wildlife and wreaking havoc on tourism, operators say, as authorities are forced to cancel concerts, close parks and evacuate towns.

National

National

NSW Braces For Difficult Bushfire Conditions On Saturday

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Firefighters are bracing for more difficult conditions with hot temperatures and strong winds forecast for already bushfire-ravaged communities on the NSW south coast.

National

National

Three Missing, Feared Dead In NSW South Coast Fires

2 min read

Multiple fires are burning on the NSW south coast, with residents seeking shelter on the foreshore.

National

National

This Is What The Weather Will Look Like At Your Place On New Year's Eve

3 min read

How is the weather looking for the last day of 2019?

National

National

What You Can Do To Help The RFS And Fire-Destroyed Communities

5 min read

After a devastating weekend of bushfires, here are a few of the most effective ways you can help out affected families and emergency services who are fighting the blazes.

National

National

'Don't Wait For A Warning': Catastrophic Fire Danger To Continue

1 min read

Heat records are predicted to fall and residents are preparing to flee from destructive blazes across the country just hours after two volunteer firefighters in NSW died on the job.

National

National

Thousands Of Firefighters Continue To Battle NSW Bushfires As Air Quality Concerns Grow

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Temperatures soared across NSW on Tuesday with authorities concerned about dangerous bushfire conditions and the state's ability to cope with the thick blanket of smoke that has worsened as a result.

National

National

Volunteer Firefighter Accused Of Starting Seven NSW Bushfires

1 min read

A 19-year-old volunteer with the Rural Fire Service in southern NSW has been charged after he allegedly lit multiple fires and then returned to help fight them.

National

National

Uni Professor Charged After Allegedly Sending Threatening Letters To Herself

1 min read

A Sydney science academic has been charged after allegedly orchestrating a fake harassment campaign against herself.

Crime

Crime

Chilling Link Revealed In Homeless Men Killings

1 min read

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man following the alleged murder of a homeless man in Queensland after the suspect was charged with another man’s murder.

Crime

Crime

Man Allegedly Set Wires On Fire In Sydney Suburb

2 min read

A man is alleged to have used a crowbar to lift up a piece of footpath and set wires underneath alight during a total fire ban in Sydney's inner west.

Good News

Good News

NSW Bushfire Victims Find Sheep Had Given Birth In The Chaos

3 min read

A NSW couple who lost their home to bushfires got some surprising news when they were reunited with their sheep – the ewe was pregnant and had given birth in the chaos.

National

National

Pregnant Firefighter Hero Explains Why She'll Continue Battling NSW Blazes

2 min read

Katherine Robinson-Williams is 13 weeks pregnant and in the midst of fighting the devastating fires that have torn through New South Wales.

National

National

Russell Crowe Shares Photos Of Bushfire Damage To NSW Property

1 min read

Australian actor Russell Crowe has shared photos of his fire damaged property in NSW after bushfires tore through the area.

National

National

Hundreds Of Schools Remain Closed In Fire-Affected Parts Of NSW

7 min read

Schools in fire-affected parts of NSW will be closed on Wednesday, November 13, as a safety precaution.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

In Pictures: Heartbreaking Photos Of The NSW Bushfire Damage

4 min read

While communities across NSW have worked tirelessly to battle dozens of bushfires across the state, it's not over yet. Here's how pictures told the story on Tuesday.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Pregnant Firefighter Defends Fighting NSW Blazes

2 min read

At 13 weeks pregnant, female firefighter Katherine Robinson-Williams will defend her state as it continues to be ravaged by bushfires.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

NSW Bushfire Victims Turn To Crowdfunding After Losing Everything

5 min read

Heartbroken families affected by the NSW bushfires have turned to crowdfunding for help to get their lives back on track, and the generosity of Aussies so far has been astounding.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Four People, Including a Nine-Year-Old, Caught Breaching Total Fire Ban

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Police are reminding residents about total fire bans in place across NSW after four people have already been caught breaching rules.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Woman's House Burnt Down But She Refused To Let Her Horses Die

2 min read

As she watched her home burn to the ground, an elderly woman stayed put, fighting the fire and refusing to abandon her horses.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

'Catastrophic' Conditions in NSW, Total Fire Bans Across Parts Of The Country

4 min read

What you need to know about the bushfire dangers across the country.

National

National

Woman Killed After Being Hit By A School Bus

1 min read

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a school bus full of "extremely distressed" students in the NSW Hunter Region.

National

National

Farmers Are Dancing Because It Finally Rained In Drought Areas

3 min read

Drought-ravaged areas of Queensland and NSW have had temporary relief after receiving massive downfalls of rain.

National

National

One Dead, Another Injured In Hang Gliding Accident

1 min read

A man has died and second man suffered critical injuries after a hang gliding accident on the NSW North Coast.

Updated

Updated

People Missing, Dozens Of Properties Lost In Bushfires Across NSW, QLD

4 min read

People remain missing after out-of-control bushfires raced across areas of northern NSW and southeast QLD, destroying homes and igniting fears they were deliberately lit.

National

National

Calls For Tobacco Retailers To Pay Up Or Quit Cigarettes

2 min read

There are calls for NSW to introduce a 'tobacco license' in order to reduce the number of stores selling it in the first place.

National

National

Nightmare Conditions As NSW Firefighters Fear Wind Change

2 min read

Firefighters across NSW prepare for the 'difficult' conditions caused by strong winds, as they fight out of control blazes burning across the state.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Warned To Contact Police Over 'Girl Named Ava Taylor'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

'No Sign' Of Missing Swimmer As Search Enters Third Day

1 min read

A search for a man missing off the NSW far south coast will continue after authorities so far uncovered no sign of the 42-year-old swimmer.

National

National

Search Continues For Car That Plunged From Bridge Into River

1 min read

The search for a four-wheel drive that crashed through the barriers on the Old Pacific Highway Bridge and into the Hawkesbury River continues.

National

National

NSW Residents Are Enjoying Mountains Of Snow

1 min read

Residents in the Snowy and Blue Mountains regions are reveling in a winter wonderland, thanks to significant snow overnight.

National

National

The Bush Fire Danger Period Has Already Started, In The Middle Of Winter

1 min read

We might still be in winter, but the Rural Fire Service has declared August 1 as the start of the Bush Fire Danger Period in parts of NSW.

National

National

Strict New Laws When Giving Away Or Selling Animals

4 min read

Cats and dogs being sold or given away in New South Wales must include an identification number under new laws introduced on July 1.

National

National

'You Feel Helpless': Record Hospital Emergency Admissions Stretching Nurses

3 min read

Hospital emergency departments have never been so busy, and staff are left feeling helpless.

National

National

Five-Metre Waves, Freezing Temps And A Blizzard: Another Cold Snap Is Here

2 min read

If you've got an umbrella, a wind jacket or a raincoat, don't leave home without it. 

Updated

Updated

Body Found After Firefighters Put Out 'Suspicious' House Fire

1 min read

A man's body has been discovered following a house fire in south-west Sydney that police are treating as targeted and suspicious.

10 News First

10 News First

First NSW Prison To Use Full Body Scanners To Detect Drugs, Weapons Smuggled In

2 min read

EXCLUSIVE: A prison north-west of Sydney has begun using full body X-rays to expose inmates who may be hiding contraband - namely up where ‘the sun don’t shine’.

Crime

Crime

Manhunt Underway After Inmate Escapes Prison

1 min read

A prisoner is on the run after he escaped from a northern NSW jail.

National

National

Mum's Emotional Words After Newborn Son Dies In Sling

2 min read

The mother of a newborn who died while being carried in a sling has broken her silence after the heartbreaking incident.

National

National

Bar Offers Cheaper Espresso Martini If You Bring A Keep Cup

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A bar in New South Wales is offering a discount on your espresso martinis, while making a stand for the environment.

National

National

Another Egg Recall After Salmonella Fears

1 min read

Food authorities have recalled another brand of eggs sold in supermarkets due to a potential salmonella contamination.

National

National

Koalas Could Go Extinct Without Urgent Help, World Wildlife Fund Warns

1 min read

The government should take swift action to save koala populations, the World Wildlife Fund has pleaded, as numbers of the iconic Australian animal continue to fall.

National

National

Wild Winds Head For QLD And NSW As Oma Is Downgraded

1 min read

Tropical Cyclone Oma has weakened to a category one system, but is expected to intensify again on Friday.

Life

Life

The Official Top Baby Name In NSW Has The Royal Seal Of Approval

1 min read

She might be fourth in line for the British throne but Princess Charlotte has taken the crown -- for the most popular baby name for girls born in NSW last year.

National

National

Driver Has Lucky Escape After Accidentally Flipping Car Into Back Of Tipper Truck

1 min read

A man has had a lucky escape from a rather unusual car accident that landed his Holden Astra in the back of a tipper truck in Sydney's west. 

News

News

Man Drowns At Popular Sydney Beach

1 min read

A 34-year-old man has drowned at a popular beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs on New Year's Day. 

Updated

Updated

Man Dead After Violent Home Invasion And Baseball Bat Attack

1 min read

A man has died after he was attacked in his home in Lake Macquarie, NSW. 

National

National

Man Dead, Woman Injured After Car Hit By Train In 'Confronting' Crash

1 min read

A man has died and a woman is seriously injured after a train struck a car in remote central-west New South Wales. 

National

National

Figure Eight Pools Get Online Warning System After Repeat Injuries

4 min read

One of Australia's most iconic but dangerous tourist spots has been issued a new warning system as summer heats up.

News

News

Christmas Tree Farm's Brown Snake Problem

1 min read

Forget the Grinch, the deadly brown snake is out to kill the Christmas cheer.

News

News

Man Stabbed Several Times Outside Hostel

1 min read

A man has been stabbed multiple times with a knife during an argument outside a Sydney hostel.

National

National

'I Won't Stop': The Fight To Protect Unborn Babies

4 min read

It has been four years since Sarah Milosevic lost her unborn daughter, and she's still fighting for Sophie's life to mean something. 

News

News

Wild Weather Ahead: Soaring Temps, Fire Bans, Snow And A Cold Front

1 min read

Soaring temperatures, fire danger and even snow.

National

National

Families Left 'Heartbroken' After Verdict

3 min read

The NSW Attorney General is seeking legal advice after a retrial was rejected by the state's highest court.

Crime

Crime

No Retrial Over Bowraville Murders, Court Rules

1 min read

The NSW Court of Criminal Appeals did not accept there was "fresh and compelling evidence".

Crime

Crime

Police Warn Against 'Lethal' Tradie Syndicate

1 min read

Police believe the hazardous electrical work could be linked to the death of a 24-year-old tradie last year.

Crime

Crime

Cop's Tearful Plea For Murdered Nurse, Mother

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Detectives believe Monika Chetty may have known her attacker.

National

National

NSW Drivers Must Drive 40km/h Around Emergency Vehicles

2 min read

Most other states already have similar rules in place.

Updated

Updated

Two Homes Destroyed In NSW Bushfires As Firefighters Race Against The Clock

5 min read

The blazes stretch from the Queensland border to Victoria, RFS says.

Sport

Sport

Ticket Scalping Crackdown With $483,000 Fine

1 min read

Big penalties for people reselling AFL tickets for inflated prices.

National

National

Severe Weather Warning as Extreme Cold Front Hits Australia

1 min read

Severe weather is on its way.

Sport

Sport

All The Best State Of Origin Moments That WEREN'T Footy

1 min read

Fights, beer and war cries.

Sport

Sport

State Of Origin: Blues Blood 11 Debutantes

2 min read

Brad Fittler has named his 17 man squad NSW Blues squad for Origin 1.

Crime

Crime

Men Charged With 80 Offences In Sydney Fraud Investigation

1 min read

Police allege the trio used the identification details of over 200 people to make $1 million.

News

News

Elderly Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Bus In Sydney's North

2 min read

It follows a week of horror accidents involving pedestrians across Sydney.

National

National

State-Wide Firearms Amnesty Launched In NSW

2 min read

This follows the success of the national gun amnesty in 2017, when more than 57,000 weapons were surrendered.