Man seen screaming for help, bundled into car in western Sydney

Man seen screaming for help, bundled into car in western Sydney

Posted May 10, 2018 10:36:56 New South Wales Police hold grave concerns for a man who was seen stumbling down a road in western Sydney before being bundled into a car as he screamed for help. Mystery surrounds the incident, which occurred on Lakemba Street in Wiley Park about 5:00am …

Terror attack accused Ihsas Khan compares stabbing Sydney neighbour to ‘eating a Picnic bar’

Terror attack accused Ihsas Khan compares stabbing Sydney neighbour to ‘eating a Picnic bar’

Updated May 09, 2018 20:24:22 Related Story: ‘They killed our people, he should be killed too’: Terrorism accused on trial over stabbing The man on trial for the attempted murder of his neighbour in the Sydney suburb of Minto compared stabbing the man to like eating a chocolate bar, a …

Sydney archdiocese runs ads seeking donations for Cardinal George Pell’s legal fees | Australia news

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has been running ads in its news publication, the Catholic Weekly, seeking donations to fund Cardinal George Pell’s legal costs, a move which a lawyer representing victims of child sexual abuse, Dr Judy Courtin, describes as “utter hypocrisy”. While the Catholic Weekly has been running …

Man, 74, charged with historic sex offences at Western Sydney boys home

Man, 74, charged with historic sex offences at Western Sydney boys home

Posted May 08, 2018 17:35:05 Photo: A 74-year-old man was arrested at his Basin View home on the NSW South Coast today after a two-year investigation. (Supplied: NSW Police) A man has been charged with historic child sex offences dating back to the 1960s. The 74-year-old former youth worker was …

Macquarie Bank’s Martin Place development has Sydney Mayor Clover Moore ‘seriously concerned’

Macquarie Bank’s Martin Place development has Sydney Mayor Clover Moore ‘seriously concerned’

Updated May 07, 2018 16:22:33 Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore is “seriously concerned” planning rules are being bent to accommodate two large towers at Martin Place. The New South Wales Government has amended Sydney’s Local Environmental Plan (LEP), angering Cr Moore who says that decision is at odds with two …

Sydney opioid deaths spark concern over rising prescription drug overdoses

Sydney opioid deaths spark concern over rising prescription drug overdoses

Posted May 07, 2018 14:05:11 Overdose deaths from prescription opioids are at record levels in Australia, a Sydney inquest investigating the deaths of six people has heard. The woman and five men — who cannot be identified — died in their homes or in hotels in May 2016. One person …

Sydney and Melbourne property prices predicted to fall by up to 4 per cent

Sydney and Melbourne property prices predicted to fall by up to 4 per cent

Updated May 07, 2018 12:03:26 Housing prices in Sydney and Melbourne are tipped to fall by as much as 4 per cent this year, according to the latest report from property analysis firm SQM Research. This is a major reversal of its previously rosy forecast — that Australia’s two priciest …

Budget 2018: Sydney will be ‘disappointed’ but Coffs Harbour, Port Botany set to benefit

Budget 2018: Sydney will be ‘disappointed’ but Coffs Harbour, Port Botany set to benefit

Posted May 07, 2018 11:27:16 Photo: Tourists were avoiding Coffs Harbour due to heavy traffic but the budget allocates nearly $1 billion for a bypass. (ozroads.com.au) Sydney has been ripped off in tomorrow’s federal budget, with Victoria getting the lion’s share in federal funding, the state’s Opposition says. “People will …

#MeToo revelations and loud, angry men: the feminism flashpoint of Sydney writers’ festival | Books

Hours before the cornerstone Sydney writers’ festival panel about the #MeToo movement on Saturday night, the Pulitzer-prize winning author Junot Diaz – with events still booked in Sydney and in Melbourne – was on a plane out of Australia. The day before, another festival guest, writer Zinzi Clemmons, had spoken …