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Crime

Five Police Officers Hospitalised, Riot Squad Called In Violent Pub Brawl

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Five police officers have been taken to hospital as riot officers were called in to break up a large brawl outside an inner Sydney hotel.

National

National

Residents Told To Seek Shelter As Out-Of-Control Fire Threatens NSW Homes

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Residents of a town near Armidale in the NSW Northern Tablelands were told to be on alert as firefighters battled against an out-of-control blaze near several properties.

News

News

Firies On High Alert As Hot, Windy Conditions Return

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A total fire ban has been declared for large swathes of northern NSW, with forecast hot and windy weather again placing authorities on red alert.

National

National

More Than 50 Homes Destroyed By NSW Bushfires As Rain Brings Relief

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The number of homes destroyed in bushfires which swept across northern NSW, killing an elderly couple, has topped 50.

National

National

Important Koala Colonies Destroyed In NSW Fires

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Wildlife advocates are concerned for the welfare of hundreds of koalas after fire ripped through vital habitat in northern NSW.

Updated

Updated

Couple Found Dead At Home Destroyed By Bushfires

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An older couple has been found dead in their home after it was destroyed by a bushfire in Northern NSW.

Health

Health

Aussie Suburbs With The Highest Obesity Rates Revealed

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Where you live has a huge impact on your weight, with Australia's obesity rates varying dramatically from regional towns to wealthy, coastal suburbs.

National

National

Firies On High Alert As Parts Of NSW Set To Hit 40C

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The weather bureau is forecasting very-high fire danger for nine parts of NSW and the ACT, including the far-north where temperatures could reach 40 degrees.

NSW Bush Fires

NSW Bush Fires

Three Kids Allegedly Started NSW Bushfire By Playing With Matches

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Three children were playing with matches when a devastating bushfire took hold in northern NSW on Sunday, prompting police to call for kids to be better educated about the potential damage this can do.

National

National

Human Remains Found In NSW River Believed To Be Missing Student

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A passer-by has made the grim discovery of human remains in a NSW river that could belong to missing university student Bigul Pandit.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The Church Is Finally Losing Its Grip On Births, Deaths And Marriages

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It only took 119 years but, at long last, NSW women who do not wish to carry a pregnancy through to term -- for whatever reason -- can safely and legally access an abortion up until 22 weeks.

Melinda Pavey

Melinda Pavey

As 'Day Zero' Nears, We Can't Let Our Rural Towns Run Dry

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We are in a critical situation in NSW.

National

National

'The Fight In Me Is Dwindling': Dubbo Residents Face The Prospect Of Running Dry

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Garry Hall rarely ventures into Dubbo, a usually bustling regional NSW city where he can't find a park. Now, the picture is different. 

National

National

A Tribute To Our Amazing Firies, In 10 Incredible Photos

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The image of an exhausted firefighter with his head in his hands has struck a chord with Australians, as more than 110 fires continue to burn across NSW and Queensland.

National

National

The All-Important Weapons Fighting Australia's 'Catastrophic' Fires

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Fire season hit Australia early, and as emergency crews battle blazes up and down the country's east coast, support from above is more important than ever.

National

National

Hundreds Of Fish To Be Transported Via 'Noah's Ark' To Avoid Another Mass Kill

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The NSW government will start relocating hundreds of stranded fish from the Darling River, as authorities warn of an "Armageddon" of both fish deaths and fire this summer. 

News

News

'Sh*t, Take Cover!' Whirlwind Demolishes Chicken Coop, Sends Metal Flying

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A family has been left shaken and a turkey lucky to be alive after a whirlwind ripped through a property in NSW's central west.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Decriminalising Abortion Doesn't Go Far Enough

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In case you hadn’t noticed, a debate is raging about the decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales.

News

News

Wild Weather Hits As 'Snow' Blankets Coastal Town

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The full force of winter is expected to lash NSW again today as an intense rain band moves north.

News

News

'Legend' Postie Saves Pets Trapped Inside Burning Home

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A quick-thinking postman has been praised for saving a house and the lives of two dogs and cats in Sydney's north.

Politics

Politics

Walls And Passports Proposed As Radical Solution To Parking Chaos

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Passport requirements and a Donald Trump-style wall are cornerstones of a wild new suggestion to ensure residents of Sydney's Inner West secure parking spots.

News

News

Batten Down The Hatches: Parts Of Australia Are In For A Wild Day

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Ferocious winds and huge waves are set to batter Australia's south east.

National

National

This Video Of A Kangaroo Hopping Through Snow Is Going Viral

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If there's one image that would convince any of the doubters it has in fact been snowing in Australia this weekend, this would be it. 

News

News

CCTV Released As Police Investigate Sexual Assault Of Teen Girl

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Police have ramped up their search for a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager earlier this year.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Delivery Driver Steals Family Dog, Lists It Online For $100

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Putting Money On Your Opal Card Could Be A Thing Of The Past

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Sydney commuters, say goodbye to fumbling around for your Opal card -- your credit card now comes with all the same benefits.  

News

News

Dogs Are Dying Of A Highly Contagious Bacterial Disease In Sydney

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Vets are warning pet owners to be on high alert after a contagious bacterial disease spread through Sydney's inner-city, killing at least five dogs.

News

News

Driver's 'Ridiculous' Fine Over Tampered 'No Stopping' Sign

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A NSW woman has been slapped with a $263 fine after a vandal painted an extra arrow onto a 'no stopping' sign.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged For Stalking Teenage Girl And Performing Sexual Acts On Himself

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A man is due to appear in Campbelltown Local Court Tuesday for stalking a teenage girl and carrying out a sexual act without consent.

News

News

Residents Warned Mascot Towers Is Now 'Moving Downwards'

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The evacuated residents of Mascot Towers have been warned by engineers that the building is 'moving downwards' as the building continues to be monitored.

News

News

Wrong Side of Patient's Bowel Removed In Botched Operation Under Investigation

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A cancer patient has been forced to undergo corrective surgery after surgeons at Sydney's Northern Beaches Hospital removed the wrong side of his bowel.

News

News

'Use A Broom': Resident Forced To Retrieve Delivery From Roof

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A Sydney mother has been forced to work for her goods after her parcel was accidentally thrown onto her roof.

News

News

'You're Being A Creep': Passenger Stands Up To Man Hitting On Schoolgirl

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A man has been commended for outing a stranger who hit on a teenage girl at the back of a busy Sydney bus.

Updated

Updated

NSW Budget: $800 Million Surplus But 2,000 Jobs Expected To Be Cut

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It’s not the size that matters, it’s what you do with it apparently.

News

News

Motorbike Rider Lucky To be Alive After Harrowing Accident

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WARNING: Graphic

News

News

Record $15 Million For Spinal Research A 'Potential Gamechanger'

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The NSW Government is set to unveil a record $15 million in funding for spinal research in this Tuesday's state budget.

Damien Linnane

Damien Linnane

After Being In Prison Myself, I Know Why So Many Offenders Go Straight Back

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I stared in disbelief at the prison’s educational officer. "What do you mean I can’t study in prison?" I asked.

News

News

Got A Noisy Pub Complaint? Sort It Over A Drink, Not In Court

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One Sydney mayor is waging war on the city's "culture of complaint" in a bid to save local venues from the litigious red tape that's sending pubs broke.

National

National

Mum Of Teen Killed In Equestrian Event Held Concerns Over Course

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The mother of a teenage equestrian who died during a competition in Sydney three years ago held concerns over certain jumps on the course, an inquest has heard.

National

National

The Roundabout Rule We've All Gotten Wrong

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Do you actually know who has the right of way at a roundabout?

National

National

Two Children Taken From NSW School Have Been Found

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UPDATE: The two children taken from a school in the state's central west on Friday morning have been safely located, police said.

News

News

Warning Issued After Spike In Wild Mushroom Poisonings

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Eight people were hospitalised with a mushroom-related illness in NSW within a week, while 39 ingestion-related calls were made to The NSW Poisons Information Centre.

National

National

This Aussie Summer Came With A $2.2 Billion Price Tag From Natural Disasters

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A number of 'catastrophic' weather events sparking tens of thousands of insurance claims in three Australian states, have racked up a damage bill of more than $2 billion in just three months.

News

News

Prisoner Shot Dead After Allegedly Trying To Escape From Hospital

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A 43-year-old  man who was shot by prison officers while under their guard at a NSW hospital, has died.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Town Sold A Family's Beloved Pug On eBay To Pay Off Debts

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Good News

Good News

More Than 2,500 Animals Were Adopted During RSPCA 'Clear The Shelter' Weekend

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It's been a bumper weekend for the RSPCA, sending 90 percent of its NSW furbabies to new homes.

National

National

Watch This Snake Slither Up An Antenna To Eat A Bird

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In what is arguably video evidence that absolutely nowhere is safe from Aussie snakes, a python has been captured attempting to chomp down on a large bird while dangling above a NSW roof.

Crime

Crime

Prison Guard Charged Over 'Ongoing Sexual Abuse' Of Inmates

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A senior NSW corrections officer has been suspended over the alleged sexual abuse of multiple inmates under his guard at a women's prison.

National

National

Backpackers Missing In Surf For Two Days 'Could Well Be Alive'

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Two young backpackers, who’ve been missing for two and half days in waters off Port Macquarie “could well be alive”, police said.

News

News

Hope Fades For Missing Tourists As Their Social Media Accounts Go Quiet

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Police are searching for two tourists who are feared drowned off a beach on the NSW Mid North Coast. 

National

National

Mystery Deepens Around Man Who Died In Suspected Home Invasion

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The man who died following a confrontation with a Sydney homeowner during a suspected home invasion has been revealed.

National

National

One Dead, Another Missing After Jetski Accident On Hawkesbury River

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One man has drowned and another is still missing after a jetski accident on the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney.

National

National

Almost 100 Suburbs Slip Off Million-Dollar List As Property Prices Continue To Drop

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Almost 100 suburbs around Australia have dropped off the million-dollar list in the last year, with price drops seeing losses in property value of over 30 percent in some areas.

Crime

Crime

'He Was The Light': Mother Mourns Six-Month-Old Son's Alleged Murder

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A mother says she has been left "broken" following the alleged murder of her six-month-old son by her new partner.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nose Piercing Leaves Girl In Wheelchair

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

'Immediate Threat To Lives And Homes': NSW Bushfire Rages Out Of Control

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An out-of-control bushfire raging in northern NSW is spreading in multiple directions, threatening lives and properties.

Features

Features

Do Australian Lakes And Rivers Contain A Toxin That May Cause MND?

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We explore the link between NSW waterways and a toxin that might trigger MND.

National

National

The Aussie Town Where Motor Neurone Disease Is 7 Times The National Average

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The rural New South Wales town of Griffith has a startling rate of the deadly condition, also known as ALS.

National

National

Human 'Bin Chickens' Making Big Bucks With Your Rubbish

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More than 1.3 billion containers have been collected and $130 million dollars made in the past 15 months since a container refund program was introduced.

National

National

Urgent Warning Over Possible Salmonella Contamination In Eggs

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The NSW Food Authority has issued a warning about harmful salmonella bacteria in some NSW eggs.

Good News

Good News

Kind Cop Melts The Heart After Helping Adorable Sheep Out Of The Heat

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A good-hearted cop has rescued a sheep from the searing summer heat and let him ride in his car.

National

National

'Quite An Undertaking': Truck Carrying Coffins Rolls Over On Freeway

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A truck carrying coffins has rolled over on the Federal Highway in NSW's Southern Tablelands.

National

National

Ozone Gas Warning Issued As Temperatures Near 50 Degrees In NSW

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Two days into a severe heatwave, health authorities have urged those with respiratory issues to be extra vigilant as high ozone air pollution sets in around Sydney.

News

News

Why Are Hundreds Of Thousands Of Fish Washing Up Dead In Aussie Waterways?

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Hundreds of thousands of fish have washed up dead along a stretch of the Lower Darling River in NSW for a second time in weeks.

National

National

'Heartening': Record Low Serious Injuries On Roads

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Police have praised road users for the biggest reduction in road death toll in five years, but said there is still a long way to.

National

National

A Guide To Australia’s Best Free New Year’s Eve Vantage Points

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To herald in what is set to be one of the biggest ever New Year's Eve celebrations, we’ve compiled a list of the best free-loader spots to kick-start 2019 across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

National

National

Australia To Swelter Through Christmas In First Day Of Heatwave

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Put down the umbrellas and turn on the air conditioner, we're about to swelter through a heatwave.

National

National

Lifeguards 'Spooked' By Drownings Leading Into Heatwave

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Beachgoers will be catching waves and heatwaves this Christmas, as lifesavers gear up for their busiest week after a "horror" spate of drownings.

National

National

NSW Wakes To Widespread Damage After 'Catastrophic' Storm

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The damage is expected to cost millions after extreme storms and huge hail stones battered NSW.

National

National

Three-Year-Old Girl Crushed By Monument 'Not Properly Attached To Base'

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A large sandstone monument which crushed a three-year-old girl to death was not properly attached to its base, a coronial inquest has ruled.

National

National

Australia's Most Common Car Accidents Revealed State-By-State

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There were more than 360,000 car crashes on Australian roads in the past financial year, and with the festive season now upon us drivers are being reminded to travel safely this Christmas.

LIVE

LIVE

Commuter Chaos As Wild Weather Smashes Sydney

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The deluge started early on Wednesday morning with some parts of the state set to receive over 100 millimetres of rain in just a few hours.

National

National

Calls For Alco-Gates To Curb Drink Driving

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A new report into drink driving has found one in four people who believe they are over the limit the morning after a night-out still get behind the wheel.

News

News

Inquiry Says Lock-Out Laws Hit Sydney Nightlife Like A 'Sledgehammer'

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Just days before a vote on whether to relax NSW's controversial lockout laws will take place, a parliamentary committee has found the laws have put the live music scene in 'crisis'.

10 News First

10 News First

What Is Zoe's Law And How Does It Affect Women?

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A protest was held outside NSW Parliament on Thursday against the reintroduction of a contested bill that criminalises the serious harm or death of a foetus during a criminal act such as a car crash. 

Politics

Politics

Michael Daley Elected NSW Labor Leader Following Luke Foley's Resignation

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Michael Daley has been elected as the NSW Labor leader, taking the party to the March 2019 election after Luke Foley's resignation.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

It's 2018, And NSW Is The Only State Where Abortion Is Illegal

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It's well past time Australia's most populous state comes into the modern century.

Crime

Crime

Knife Wielding Woman To Walk Free After Terrifying Attack On Teen

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Judge praises police for ending things “non-violently”.

National

National

Rental Horror Stories To Be Stopped By New Tenant Laws

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Slug infestations, a rat breeding colony, asbestos contamination and tarps for walls.

National

National

Family Hospitalised After Being Hit In Night Time Stroll

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A 50-year-old woman was charged with being distracted and intoxicated behind the wheel.

National

National

Sydneysiders Snowboard In The Streets After Hail Turns Suburbs White

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When life gives you hail stones.

Views

Views

ATT Australia: No, Not All Arab Men Are Violent Thugs

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A seemingly sudden and sad death of a young man, quickly turned into headline-grabbing fodder that smelled suspiciously like covert racism.

News

News

Family Devastated: How Did The Ambos Get It So Wrong?

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Australian Paramedics Association has back flipped on their public accusations.

National

National

Emergency Fire Warnings Issued As Strong Winds Stir Blazes

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Residents in the Port Stephens area are being urged to take cover.

National

National

Iconic Ayers Rock Roadhouse Up In Flames

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The iconic structure has been engulfed in flames.