New South Wales News

Sun 19 May 2019

Dad burned daughter alive in car

Dad burned daughter alive in car

A man who allegedly strapped his daughter into a baby seat and set the car on fire so that she burned to death has been charged with murder.

Why this cockatoo hates the vet who saved him

premium_icon Why this cockatoo hates the vet who saved him

For 15 years, this Gold Coast cockatoo held a grudge against the vet that saved his life. Even to this day he’s not totally forgiven.

Parents could lose their houses in school defamation case

premium_icon Parents could lose their houses in school defamation case

A group of Queensland parents accused of defaming a school principal in a series of Facebook posts are set to have their case heard by a judge alone.

Clive Palmer’s $60m election loss

premium_icon Clive Palmer’s $60m election loss

He was the everywhere man during the election campaign, but Senate hopeful Clive Palmer was nowhere to be seen as Australians flocked to the ballot box.

Man arrested after woman dies on street

premium_icon Man arrested after woman dies on street

A man has been arrested after a woman died on a street in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Tested: Australia’s favourite small car

Tested: Australia’s favourite small car

The fourth-generation Mazda3 joins the ranks of outstanding hatchbacks, jostling with Corolla, Focus and Golf.

What happened? Inside Labor’s mess

What happened? Inside Labor’s mess

Labor and Bill Shorten lost the unlosable election, with no one expecting the result that played out last night. This is how it all went wrong.

Jubilant PM celebrates 'miracle' election win

Jubilant PM celebrates 'miracle' election win

"I have always believed in miracles! I'm standing with the three biggest miracles in my life here tonight. And tonight we've been delivered another one.

Highly toxic weed found for the first time in five years

premium_icon Highly toxic weed found for the first time in five years

NORTHERN Rivers biosecurity officers are monitoring a local property after the invasive weed was discovered.

Sat 18 May 2019

Oakeshott’s Canberra dream over as voters back Nats

premium_icon Oakeshott’s Canberra dream over as voters back Nats

Wannabe independent MPs Rob Oakeshott and Julia Banks have been rejected by Australians with the crossbench unlikely to expand in the new parliament.

Girl’s search for her dad ends in years of sexual abuse

premium_icon Girl’s search for her dad ends in years of sexual abuse

A young girl’s desperate search for her biological father led her straight to a monster and years of horrific abuse with an equally as horrific ending.

'Very emotional, very intense': Kevin Hogan claims victory

premium_icon 'Very emotional, very intense': Kevin Hogan claims victory

THE Nationals have had a sweeping victory in Page, with a massive swing to Kevin Hogan.

Man collapses outside Zali's event

Man collapses outside Zali's event

One of Zali Steggall's supporters collapsed dramatically just as voting closed at 6pm.

Clive Palmer campaigner exposes his 'democracy sausage'

Clive Palmer campaigner exposes his 'democracy sausage'

A campaigner for Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party took the spirit of democracy sausage a little too literally in western Sydney this morning.

Penalty for not voting in the election

Penalty for not voting in the election

If you’re planning on skipping the polling booths, think again. Here’s what happens if you can’t (or refuse) to vote today.

DODGY: Fake and racist booth signs taint election

DODGY: Fake and racist booth signs taint election

The Liberals have been lashed for hitting a "new low" after voters translated a sign that looked way too familiar.

ELECTION: Win at all costs culture called out

premium_icon ELECTION: Win at all costs culture called out

Candidate unhappy with 'disgraceful' negativity on show throughout election campaign

‘No one told me I bought Milat’s house’

premium_icon ‘No one told me I bought Milat’s house’

Rebecca Grace bought a pleasant looking house in Sydney’s southwest for $660,000 three years ago. She now wishes she knew it’s horrific backstory.

Aussie murder-suicide dad’s secret teen lover

Aussie murder-suicide dad’s secret teen lover

The secret life of the father who killed his wife and children with poison gas has been revealed in evidence from his teenage lover in the Philippines.

Abbott volunteer assaulted at school on poll eve

premium_icon Abbott volunteer assaulted at school on poll eve

A man has been arrested after a Tony Abbott campaigner was assaulted with a corkscrew while putting up campaign posters in Sydney’s northern beaches last night.

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