‘You thought greyhounds was bad’: NSW ministers lose faith in Gladys Berejiklian’s $2.5b stadium plan

‘You thought greyhounds was bad’: NSW ministers lose faith in Gladys Berejiklian’s $2.5b stadium plan

Updated March 12, 2018 11:28:35 Photo: An artist’s impression of what a rebuilt Stadium Australia at Homebush would look like (Supplied: NSW Government) Related Story: ‘This’ll kill us’: Even Government MPs hate Berejiklian’s $2b stadium spend Related Story: Sydney’s Olympic Stadium to be knocked down “I have not had an …

NSW police investigate links to Italian mafia after four charged over drug supply near Bathurst

NSW police investigate links to Italian mafia after four charged over drug supply near Bathurst

Updated March 23, 2018 12:34:34 Photo: Police found large cannabis crops that looked like “football fields” from the air near Bathurst. (Supplied: NSW Police Media) Related Story: Australia’s ‘weakest link’: Why do drug runners target Geraldton? Related Story: Meth seized, 12 arrested after drug busts in Manjimup Police are investigating …

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney ahead of secretive speech at Art Gallery of NSW

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney ahead of secretive speech at Art Gallery of NSW

Updated March 23, 2018 14:57:20 Photo: Barrack Obama is due to give a speech at the Art Gallery of NSW tonight. (ABC News) It is the hottest ticket in town, just how to get one remains one of Sydney’s secrets. Former US president Barack Obama touched down in the Harbour …

Two NSW teens nabbed in $2m weed crop bust

March 23, 2018. Two teenage boys and two men are behind bars after camouflaged officers from the state’s drug squad swooped on a large cannabis crop in bushland northwest of Bathurst. Officers stormed a property at Mt Rankin on Thursday morning, following an extensive inquiry, and uncovered a large-scale crop of …

Tathra bushfire: NSW Rural Fire Service says power lines likely cause | Australia news

Power lines were the likely cause of the devastating bushfire that swept through the small town of Tathra on the New South Wales south coast on Sunday, a preliminary investigation has found. The investigation by the Rural Fire Service has found “electrical infrastructure on Reedy Swamp Road” as the likely …

NSW Labor refuses to approve forestry agreements based on ‘out-of-date’ science | Environment

NSW Labor has demanded that climate change be on the table as part of a full scientific assessment of the state’s regional forest agreements (RFAs), which are set to expire over the next two years. Penny Sharpe, opposition environment spokeswoman, said NSW Labor would not sign off on proposed extensions …

Calls for more kinship-based child protection policies, as NT and NSW Indigenous grandmothers meet

Calls for more kinship-based child protection policies, as NT and NSW Indigenous grandmothers meet

Posted March 21, 2018 18:12:34 Photo: Alice Springs grandmother and former welfare worker Christine Kngwarraye Palmer. (ABC News: Declan Gooch) Indigenous grandmothers say child protection policies must strike a better balance between keeping children safe and allowing them to stay with their families. Grandmothers Against Removals (GAR) was founded in …

East coast low batters NSW

East coast low batters NSW

NSW is being battered by heavy rain and wild weather with more than 200mm predicted to fall in some parts of the state prompting flood warnings. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for Newcastle, the Central Coast and Port Stephens areas with heavy bursts of rain …