Boy snatched outside his Gold Coast home found in NSW

Boy snatched outside his Gold Coast home found in NSW

Updated May 12, 2018 12:58:50 Photo: Police released these images of Oliver Yang after he was abducted on Friday. Queensland police say they have found missing 12-year-old boy Oliver Yang safe in New South Wales. He was abducted from outside his home at Mudgeeraba on the Gold Coast yesterday afternoon, …

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Updated May 11, 2018 13:08:33 Photo: Ethan, 3, frolicked in the snow and sunshine at Dinner Plain. (Supplied: Dinner Plain Alpine Village) Related Story: Evacuations and flash floods after violent storm, record rainfall hit Hobart Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues …

Sweeping mental health reforms in NSW announced after Miriam Merton’s death

Sweeping mental health reforms in NSW announced after Miriam Merton’s death

Posted May 11, 2018 10:48:22 Mental health units and emergency departments across New South Wales will have 24-hour supervision under a government plan to improve psychiatric care and address damning findings of a review into the sector. Key points: NSW Government ordered an inquiry last year after the death of …

Sales Assistant – Just Honk – NSW – Maxxia

Sales Assistant – Just Honk – NSW – Maxxia

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NSW Government reviews Confucius Classrooms program amid ‘propaganda’ concerns

NSW Government reviews Confucius Classrooms program amid ‘propaganda’ concerns

Updated May 08, 2018 18:40:55 Photo: One mother has avoided enrolling her daughter at a school because of the program. (ABC News: Jonathan Beal) The New South Wales Government is reviewing a controversial Chinese Government-sponsored program to teach Mandarin in schools, amid claims it could expose children to propaganda. Teaching …

Murray-Darling Basin deal brings certainty for businesses and communities, NSW irrigators say – ABC Rural

Murray-Darling Basin deal brings certainty for businesses and communities, NSW irrigators say – ABC Rural

Irrigators and Indigenous groups are cautiously optimistic about a deal struck by the Coalition Government and Labor to give certainty to communities in the Murray-Darling Basin. The two sides of politics reached an agreement on Monday to pass elements of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan that aim to do more for …

NSW Attorney-General calls for review of sexual consent laws following Four Corners program

NSW Attorney-General calls for review of sexual consent laws following Four Corners program

Updated May 08, 2018 08:40:22 Related Story: ‘I am that girl’: The young woman whose rape case put consent on trial The New South Wales Government has referred the state’s consent laws to the Law Reform Commission, following a Four Corners investigation into a high-profile sexual assault case. Sydney man …

Body modification crackdown pursued by NSW Health Minister

Body modification crackdown pursued by NSW Health Minister

Updated May 07, 2018 15:29:11 Photo: Body modifications are largely unregulated in NSW, according to the Health Minister. (Flickr: IZATRINI.com) Related Story: Crackdown on ‘high-risk’ breast implants, liposuction People undergoing procedures like split tongues and skin implants have “pretty major issues going on in their head”, the New South Wales …

NSW Government announces koala reserves to conserve declining population

NSW Government announces koala reserves to conserve declining population

Posted May 06, 2018 17:56:22 Photo: Koalas in NSW have declined by more than 25 per cent during the past 20 years. (Supplied: WWF Australia/Doug Gimesy) Related Story: ‘It’s totally illegal’: Koala habitat destroyed by logging A $45 million intervention package to protect the threatened koala population has been announced …

Twin girls found in NSW after alleged abduction by mother from north Queensland

Twin girls found in NSW after alleged abduction by mother from north Queensland

Updated May 05, 2018 09:39:42 Australian Federal Police (AFP) have found two 11-year-old twin girls allegedly taken by their mother from outside their Townsville school in north Queensland four years ago. Bronte and Isabella Watter were seven when they disappeared in 2014. Their disappearance happened after their parents’ marriage failed. …