NSW 'mega fire' could burn for weeks Firefighters say rain is the best hope of putting out the massive Gospers Mountain "mega fire" near the outskirts of Sydney. SBS - Published 51 minutes ago
NSW 'living in fear' as bushfires continue to rage So much of NSW is now alight that smoke from the bushfires is impacting communities across the Tasman Sea in New Zealand, the NSW RFS says. SBS - Published 10 hours ago
Emergency warnings issued over raging bushfires in Australia
Emergency warnings have been issued for half a dozen bushfires burning across Australia's southern state of New South Wales, as hot westerly winds continue to whip up more blazes. The most severe fires..
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Australia is getting cell phone detecting cameras
The Australian government has rolled out a smart traffic camera system to catch drivers who use cell phones on the road.
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Firefighters celebrate rain in Australia
Firefighters and locals were seen celebrating in New South Wales Monday (November 25) when rains brought much-needed relief to tinder-dry Australian bushland.
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Australia bushfires' smoke blankets Sydney
Australia's bushfires are growing, with dozens starting in south, adding to hundreds already burning in New South Wales and Queensland.
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Bushfires put Sydney among worst-polluted cities
The Australian city of Sydney made an appearance in the top ten most-polluted cities in the world according to Air Visual, after the city awoke to its fourth consecutive day shrouded in smoke from..
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Bushfires spread to another state in Australia
Bushfires in Australia have spread to the state of Victoria, as firefighters struggle to put out hundreds of existing blazes across several states. Jayson Albano reports.
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Koala rescued from wildfires by passerby
A badly-burnt koala is rescued by a brave passerby as it crawled through a wildfire in Australia. The koala, named Lewis, is facing a long recovery. Toni Doherty gave him water and wrapped him in a..
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Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney
Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city. Lauren Anthony..
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Smoke covers Sydney as wildfires continue to burn
Thick smoke from wildfires has shrouded Sydney and its surrounding areas, with health experts warning residents with medical conditions to remain indoors. The Sydney skyline was barely visible, with..
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Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat
Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across..
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Youth matches postponed in New South Wales as Australia bushfires rage Australia's sports federations have postponed youth matches in New South Wales as firefighters battled to contain nearly 150 fires burning in the eastern state on Friday that have blanketed Sydney, the.. Reuters - Published 15 hours ago
Don't downplay HSC, NSW education minister tells teachers Educators need to re-embrace the "hard truth" that marks matter, says NSW Education MInister Sarah Mitchell The Age - Published 15 hours ago Former NSW minister and convicted paedophile Milton Orkopoulos paroled Former NSW Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos has been granted parole after serving 11 years in prison for drug supply and child sexual offences. SBS - Published 15 hours ago
Australian firefighters worry about wildfires approaching Sydney Firefighters battled to contain nearly 150 fires burning in New South Wales state on Friday as strong winds fanned the flames and again shrouded Sydney, Australia's biggest city, in hazardous smoke. Reuters - Published 16 hours ago
NSW bushfire smoke is affecting communities in New Zealand So much of NSW is now alight that smoke from the bushfires is impacting communities across the Tasman Sea in New Zealand, the NSWRFS says. SBS - Published 16 hours ago
Kiwi firefighters perform moving haka after helping battle NSW bushfires The traditional dance was performed as a thank you and farewell, as the fire crew prepared to return home. SBS - Published 16 hours ago Queensland, NSW brace for more high temperatures and fire danger High temperatures and increased fire danger are expected to grip Queensland and NSW on Friday. SBS - Published 23 hours ago
SES volunteer 'shocked' by underage music festival strip searches An SES volunteer who was a support person for minors being strip-searched at a NSW festival has agreed he wasn't fully aware of their legal rights. SBS - Published 1 day ago
SES volunteer witnessed strip-searches An SES volunteer who was a support person for minors being strip-searched at a NSW festival has agreed he wasn't fully aware of their legal rights. SBS - Published 1 day ago
NSW police watchdog to examine strip search psychological effects The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission will seek expert evidence on the potential psychological risks of unlawful strip-searches. SBS - Published 1 day ago
Emergency bushfires rage across NSW from South Coast to Queensland border Several bushfires burning across NSW from the South Coast to the Queensland border have been elevated to "emergency warning". SBS - Published 1 day ago NSW terror plot suspect remains in custody but may bid for bail A man accused of advocating terrorism and doing acts in preparation for an attack remains in custody after the case against him came before a Sydney court. SBS - Published 2 days ago
International students in NSW are being given access to free legal advice A new app is offering international students information about their legal rights when it comes to employment, housing, education and sexual assault. SBS - Published 2 days ago PISA tests put fewer NSW students among the world's brightest As the number of students among the world's brightest falls, Australia risks becoming less competitive globally, experts warn The Age - Published 3 days ago
The Australian community that became 'champions' of regional refugee resettlement A new report has shown how Armidale in NSW could provide a roadmap of how to successfully resettle refugees in Australia. SBS - Published 3 days ago NSW air quality to get worse as windy, dry conditions fan bushfire threat Firefighters are facing tough conditions and the Sydney basin is again forecast to be smothered in smoke from surrounding bushfires. SBS - Published 3 days ago
'Alarm bells': Australian students record worst result in global tests Australian students have failed for the first time to exceed the OECD average in maths, while NSW recorded the country's biggest drops in reading and science The Age - Published 4 days ago Hazardous smoke blankets Sydney as bushfires rage across NSW The RFS says at least one home near Batemans Bay on the NSW south coast has been lost due to an out-of-control bushfire, while Sydney chokes amid heavy smoke. SBS - Published 4 days ago
'Too late to leave': Out-of-control bushfire rages on NSW south coast A fire burning north of Batemans Bay has grown from 7000 hectares to 11,560 hectares, after being whipped up by westerly winds overnight. SBS - Published 5 days ago 'Morrison, your climate crisis destroyed my home': Bushfire victim brings ruins of her home to Canberra A NSW woman has brought the charred remains of her house to Parliament House to demand action on climate change. SBS - Published 5 days ago
Emergency fire warnings issued in NSW as winds pick up The NSW Rural Fire Service says this has been the most difficult bushfire season the state has ever seen. SBS - Published 6 days ago Australia's New South Wales rolls out mobile phone detection cameras The Australian state of New South Wales, home to the country's largest city Sydney, rolled out mobile phone detection cameras on Sunday, hoping to cut the number of fatalities on its roads by a third.. Reuters - Published 6 days ago
Man dies after taking GHB, MDMA and cocaine at NSW music festival A 24-year-old man has died at a music festival in NSW's Riverina region after he allegedly consumed a cocktail of drugs, including GHB, MDMA and cocaine. SBS - Published 6 days ago Noongars' $290 billion compo claim will transform Indigenous Australia: lawyer The action, if successful, will be the largest compensation claim in the world – and the firm is preparing other cases in WA, New South Wales and Queensland. The Age - Published 1 week ago
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet: lessons from my father, John John Perrottet works at the World Bank developing tourism projects. His son Dominic – one of 12 siblings – is NSW Treasurer. The Age - Published 1 week ago NSW bushfires are the EU's largest emergency mapping operation of 2019 The Belgium-based mapping provided 29 maps at the height of the NSW bushfires to help inform authorities up to a ministerial level. SBS - Published 1 week ago
NSW bushfires a big job for EU satellite The EU has undertaken its largest emergency mapping operation of 2019 to help fight the recent NSW bushfires. SBS - Published 1 week ago 'Storm in a teacup': Peter Dutton plays down Scott Morrison's call to NSW top cop Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says concerns about a recent phone call between the prime minister and NSW police commissioner are a storm in a teacup. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Health minister 'devastated' after care worker stabbed to death in Sydney home NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he is 'devastated' after the body of a health worker was found inside a home in Sydney's inner west. SBS - Published 1 week ago Man found stabbed to death in Sydney home NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard says he is 'devastated' after the body of a man was found inside a home in Sydney's inner west. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Hot, windy weekend prompts new bushfire warnings across NSW More than 150 blazes are still burning across NSW as a hot and windy weekend forecast prompts a fresh warning for residents to prepare for fire. SBS - Published 1 week ago More than 150 fires burning across NSW More than 150 blazes are still burning across NSW as a hot and windy weekend forecast prompts a fresh warning for residents to prepare for fire. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Majority of Sydney's lockout laws to be scrapped from 14 January Sydney lockout laws will be wound back everywhere in the city except Kings Cross from January 14, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says. SBS - Published 1 week ago Chinese authorities quiz man on NSW death The body of a female Chinese national has been found in a freezer in a Sydney upper north shore unit, with a 36-year-old being quizzed by Chinese authorities. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Sydney lockout laws to go from January 14 Sydney lockout laws will be wound back everywhere in the city except Kings Cross from January 14, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says. SBS - Published 1 week ago Scott Morrison corrects misstep over Angus Taylor defence The Prime Minister has defended a personal call he made to the New South Wales police commissioner over an investigation involving Energy Minister Angus Taylor. SBS - Published 1 week ago
NSW firefighters battle 100 new blazes Some 163 fires are currently burning around NSW after about 100 fresh blazes kicked off in 24 hours, the NSW Rural Fire Service says. SBS - Published 1 week ago 100 new NSW fires sparked in 24 hours Almost 130 fires are currently burning around NSW as firefighters grapple with fresh blazes caused by lightning strikes during widespread thunderstorms. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Rural Fire Service firefighter wins compensation for PTSD from State of NSW A statement of claim said Simon Andrews developed the disorder while attending more than 772 traumatic incidents over seven years. The Age - Published 1 week ago Man accused of NSW killing also prime suspect in Queensland death The homeless man allegedly killed a another homeless man, 56, in Tweed Heads and is wanted over the death of a 53-year-old man in Maroochydore. The Age - Published 1 week ago
Malcolm Turnbull questions PM's decision to call NSW top cop about Angus Taylor Malcolm Turnbull has raised concerns about Prime Minister Scott Morrison directly phoning the NSW police head over a fraud investigation involving his energy minister. SBS - Published 1 week ago 'Ultimate betrayal': Volunteer firefighter charged with allegedly lighting fires Blake William Banner, a 19-year-old volunteer with the Rural Fire Service in south NSW, has allegedly lit fires, left the area and then returned to fight them. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Labor concerned over Scott Morrison's decision to call NSW top cop Labor has raised concerns about Prime Minister Scott Morrison directly phoning the NSW police head over a fraud investigation involving his energy minister. SBS - Published 1 week ago Concerns over PM ringing NSW top cop Labor has raised concerns about Prime Minister Scott Morrison directly phoning the NSW police head over a fraud investigation involving his energy minister. SBS - Published 1 week ago
NSW police are investigating an altered document used by Angus Taylor's office to criticise Clover Moore NSW Police are investigating an allegedly fraudulent document shared by federal energy minister Angus Taylor's office, which purported to reveal the City of Sydney council's travel expenditure. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago PM stands by Angus Taylor as NSW police investigate altered document Labor is calling on the prime minister to sack Energy Minister Angus Taylor after his use of an altered document sparked a police investigation. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago