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V/Line pays $750 for taxi to replace train and coach | Australian Broadcasting Corporation V/Line pays $750 for taxi to replace train and coach
'An absolute new low': Stranded passengers moved to taxis after service suffers double breakdown at the weekend.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Fingal Head shark slaughter 'senseless', says anglers' advocate | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Fingal Head shark slaughter 'senseless', says anglers' advocate
The NSW DPI has announced it is investigating the apparent slaughter of more than a dozen sharks on the NSW far north coast which has been described by anglers as "senseless".
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Echidnas help in fight against international wildlife traffickers | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Echidnas help in fight against international wildlife traffickers
Australia's echidnas are helping to pin-point the trail of international criminal groups engaged in the illegal trafficking of endangered wildlife.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Cultural fishing rights in Yuin native title claim gathers momentum | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Cultural fishing rights in Yuin native title claim gathers momentum
A native title claim spanning almost the entire south coast of NSW reaches a milestone, with the proposal being lodged in the Federal Court.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Missing gangster may be connected to car found with secret 'stash box' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Missing gangster may be connected to car found with secret 'stash box'
A car thought to be connected to the 2014 disappearance and suspected murder of Sydney crime figure Raphael Joseph is found on a rural property, where police believe the man's remains may also be located.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Changing life for love leads to silver for smoked rainbow trout | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Changing life for love leads to silver for smoked rainbow trout
A man who gave up skippering ships in the West Indies to move to NSW for his now-wife wins kudos for his smoked rainbow trout.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Wife of IS recruiter appears in court accused of 'disrespectful behaviour' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Wife of IS recruiter appears in court accused of 'disrespectful behaviour'
A hearing begins for the wife of an Islamic State recruiter who is the first person to be charged in New South Wales for refusing to stand in court for a judge. 
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
How the military took Bowral to protect Commonwealth leaders 40 years ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation How the military took Bowral to protect Commonwealth leaders 40 years ago
Forty years ago sleepy Bowral was occupied by the Australian military, armed soldiers descending onto the streets to protect some of the world's most important people.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Missing Sydney gangster murdered by drug syndicate, police say | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Missing Sydney gangster murdered by drug syndicate, police say
Sydney crime figure Raphael Joseph was kidnapped and "inevitably murdered" by a drug syndicate on a rural property in Blaxlands Ridge in Sydney's north-west, police say, after locating a car linked to his 2014 disappearance.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Sydney driver in hospital after car plummets 30m off cliff | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sydney driver in hospital after car plummets 30m off cliff
A Sydney driver survives and is treated for minor facial injuries after his car plunges 30 metres over a Mosman cliff, in the city's north.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
Woman riding mobility scooter suffers multiple fractures in attack | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Woman riding mobility scooter suffers multiple fractures in attack
Hunter Valley police call for witnesses to an incident where a woman was badly injured after being allegedly pushed from her mobility scooter by a group of teenagers.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 19, 2018
NSW doesn't need a ministerial sex ban, state Treasurer says | Australian Broadcasting Corporation NSW doesn't need a ministerial sex ban, state Treasurer says
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has no plans to follow the Prime Minister's lead and ban NSW Cabinet minsters from having sex with their staff, with the state Treasurer saying "they've got their own challenges down in Canberra".
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Where's our artist? Pub laments its missing ink | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Where's our artist? Pub laments its missing ink
Alan J Lester immortalised his drinking buddies on the wall of his local pub. But now that he's no longer around, the new owner of the Beechwood Hotel is seeking someone to continue the tradition.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
East coast pounded by rough waves over weekend | Australian Broadcasting Corporation East coast pounded by rough waves over weekend
Dangerous surf conditions from ex-tropical Cyclone Gita near Tonga pounded Australia's east coast over the weekend. Surf lifesavers rescued one man who fell off his jetski and landed in dangerous waters off the Gold Coast
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Four-metres swells pose danger to swimmers, boaties along NSW coast | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Four-metres swells pose danger to swimmers, boaties along NSW coast
Dangerous surf conditions, including waves bigger than four metres, are expected along much of the New South Wales coast today.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Dozens rescued as dangerous swell pummels south-east Queensland | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Dozens rescued as dangerous swell pummels south-east Queensland
At least 50 people are rescued in a dramatic day on south-east Queensland beaches as dangerous swells slam the coastline in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Gita.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Mental health patient who died after being tasered 'violently resisted arrest' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mental health patient who died after being tasered 'violently resisted arrest'
A 30-year-old man who escaped Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and died after being tasered and hit with capsicum spray violently resisted arrest twice on Sunday, police say.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Geoffrey Rush's lawyer criticises 'fishing expedition' in defamation case | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Geoffrey Rush's lawyer criticises 'fishing expedition' in defamation case
The lawyer for Geoffrey Rush accuses The Daily Telegraph of using "the machinery of the court to dredge up a defence" in its request for the Sydney Theatre Company to allow access to the file detailing a complaint against the actor.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Cancer Council backs RAAF airbase's 'limited' PFAS cancer cluster study | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Cancer Council backs RAAF airbase's 'limited' PFAS cancer cluster study
The Cancer Council of Australia cautiously backs a criticised NSW Health PFAS cancer cluster study as a "reasonable and sensible first step".
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Men in tights: Australia's own Billy Elliots conquer the world | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Men in tights: Australia's own Billy Elliots conquer the world
Drag racing or ballet? Cricket or dance? Steven McRae and Alexander Campbell are at the pinnacle of international ballet. But just how did these two dancers go from western Sydney to London's Covent Garden?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 18, 2018
Tropfest 2018 winner inspired by 'traumatic' shopping trips | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Tropfest 2018 winner inspired by 'traumatic' shopping trips
Greta Nash wins the top honour at this years Tropfest short film festival in Parramatta, with a film based on "traumatic" shopping experiences with her mother.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 17, 2018
'Shame, Gladys, shame': Protesters march in Sydney over transport plans | Australian Broadcasting Corporation 'Shame, Gladys, shame': Protesters march in Sydney over transport plans
About 1,000 people from 30 action groups join forces and protest against the NSW Government's road plans which they say are "sucking billions" out of public transport.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 17, 2018
Family's tree change from the city brings small farm success | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Family's tree change from the city brings small farm success
Ex-city dweller Anna Featherstone shares her tips for making a successful tree change to the land.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 17, 2018
Man missing as dangerous swell causes havoc along NSW coast | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Man missing as dangerous swell causes havoc along NSW coast
A 22-year-old man is missing after being caught in a rip, and dozens of others are rescued, as the Bureau of Meteorology issues a hazardous surf warning for the New South Wales coast.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 17, 2018
'It changes you': A resident's recovery from the trauma of the Carwoola fires | Australian Broadcasting Corporation 'It changes you': A resident's recovery from the trauma of the Carwoola fires
On the first anniversary of the devastating Carwoola fires, Joy Horton recalls how late-onset trauma forced her to abandon plans to rebuild her 40-acre property, and how losing everything changed her outlook on life.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Jets coach Merrick fired up about you guessed it ... VAR | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Jets coach Merrick fired up about you guessed it ... VAR
An A-League coach fuming about the controversial VAR? No surprise there, except the one doing the complaining is a previous supporter, Jets coach Ernie Merrick.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Turnbull and Joyce hold frank discussion amid public spat over affair | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Turnbull and Joyce hold frank discussion amid public spat over affair
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce expresses concerns about the forcefulness of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's statements on his private life during a meeting in Sydney, the ABC understands.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Hunter farmers get more resources as drought conditions worsen | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Hunter farmers get more resources as drought conditions worsen
New South Wales Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair says there is 'no doubt' that parts of the region are in the grip of drought.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Man paying Joyce's rent benefitting indirectly from APVMA relocation | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Man paying Joyce's rent benefitting indirectly from APVMA relocation
The millionaire paying Barnaby Joyce's rent runs a business that is benefiting financially from one of the Deputy Prime Minister's most contentious projects, the relocation of the Australian Pests and Veterinary Medicines Authority.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Van hits, severely injures two police officers at RBT stop | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Van hits, severely injures two police officers at RBT stop
Two police officers are in hospital, one in a serious condition and the other critical, after being struck by a van at a random breath test site in Sydney's south-west.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Efforts to restore historic NSW pub end with building burning down | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Efforts to restore historic NSW pub end with building burning down
A 19th-century pub in Wee Jasper burnt down after a grassfire started as a man hoping to re-open the historic building was doing renovations.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
'My kids are collateral damage': Parents fear NDIS transition | Australian Broadcasting Corporation 'My kids are collateral damage': Parents fear NDIS transition
Parents of children with severe disabilities in NSW are "terrified" they could lose access to around-the-clock care due to a funding stoush between the State Government and the NDIS.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Three die in 'confronting' head-on crash | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Three die in 'confronting' head-on crash
A crash involving a truck and a car in Sydney kills three people and leaves two others with serious injuries.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Driver charged with using phone after two police hit at RBT | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Driver charged with using phone after two police hit at RBT
A 22-year-old man is charged with multiple offences including using a mobile phone while driving after two police officers setting up an RBT were critically injured in a crash in Sydney's south-west.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Police had no time to negotiate before shooting postal worker dead, inquest hears | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Police had no time to negotiate before shooting postal worker dead, inquest hears
Two policemen who shot a postal worker dead near Newcastle had no opportunity to negotiate before firing, an inquest hears, as the police commissioner is urged to boost training for officers in dealing with mentally ill people.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Australia 'under attack' from group of Muslim men, judge tells court | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Australia 'under attack' from group of Muslim men, judge tells court
Australia has been "under attack" from a group of Muslim men wanting "to kill as many unbelievers as they can", a Supreme Court judge says while sentencing a man for planning a terrorist attack in Sydney.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 16, 2018
Nationals prepping leadfoot NSW minister for New England if Joyce is removed | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Nationals prepping leadfoot NSW minister for New England if Joyce is removed
The Nationals are preparing young NSW Cabinet minister Adam Marshall — whose poor driving record has made headlines — for a run at the federal seat of New England if Barnaby Joyce resigns from Parliament.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
CCTV footage shows two men fleeing after murder of Mick Hawi | Australian Broadcasting Corporation CCTV footage shows two men fleeing after murder of Mick Hawi
NSW Police have released CCTV footage of two men they believe are responsible for the assassination of former Comanchero boss Mahmoud Hawi in Sydney's south yesterday. The footage was recoded shortly after the shooting.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
No evidence of alleged child sex abuse at performing arts school, lawyer says | Australian Broadcasting Corporation No evidence of alleged child sex abuse at performing arts school, lawyer says
Sexual abuse allegations against four people linked to a NSW performing arts school could be fabricated, their lawyer says.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Lion dance troupe leaps into Lunar New Year | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Lion dance troupe leaps into Lunar New Year
Dedicated kung-fu students sweat it out to bring good luck and fortune at festivals, weddings, and restaurant openings.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Gang retaliation likely after ex-bikie boss gunned down, expert says | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Gang retaliation likely after ex-bikie boss gunned down, expert says
Bold retribution is the norm in motorcycle gang culture, and an expert is expecting just that after yesterday's brazen killing of a former Comancheros chief at a Sydney gym.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Grassfire destroys Wee Jasper tavern and cabins | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Grassfire destroys Wee Jasper tavern and cabins
Several buildings in Wee Jasper, north-west of Canberra, including an old tavern and cabins known locally as the Stables, have been gutted. The fire is contained but not extinguished.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Police board Carnival cruise ship after reported violence between passengers | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Police board Carnival cruise ship after reported violence between passengers
A number of people are expected to be removed from a Carnival cruise ship by police officers after vision of fighting during a South Pacific tour was posted online.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
'Not good for business': Former Comancheros chief Mahmoud Hawi gunned down in gym car park | Australian Broadcasting Corporation 'Not good for business': Former Comancheros chief Mahmoud Hawi gunned down in gym car park
Former Comancheros chief Mahmoud Hawi, who rose to prominence for his role in a fatal 2009 brawl at Sydney Airport, dies after being shot at least six times outside a gym in Rockdale.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
No evidence of alleged child sexual abuse at performing arts school, lawyer says | Australian Broadcasting Corporation No evidence of alleged child sexual abuse at performing arts school, lawyer says
Allegations of sexual abuse against three young boys at a NSW performing arts school could be fabricated, the lawyer for the accused says.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Massive bushfire in Putty could burn for a month | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Massive bushfire in Putty could burn for a month
A massive bushfire in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales could burn for another month, as fire crews work on strategies to contain it.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Retiring at 35 might be good for you, but it's bad for the rest of us | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Retiring at 35 might be good for you, but it's bad for the rest of us
No doubt many Australians, faced with ever-escalating work commitments, will find early retirement appealing. But before you check out of work, ask yourself these important questions.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Former Comanchero bikie chief shot in daylight | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Former Comanchero bikie chief shot in daylight
Former Comanchero bikie chief Mahmoud 'Mick' Hawi is in a critical condition after being shot at least half a dozen times outside a gym in Sydney's south.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Potato carrying race prize money dispute leaves women spitting chips | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Potato carrying race prize money dispute leaves women spitting chips
An unusual gender prize money dispute has erupted in the boutique sport of potato carrying in the spud-growing town of Robertson.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 15, 2018
Mehajer's alleged helper in car crash 'conspiracy' swears at reporters, denies knowing him | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mehajer's alleged helper in car crash 'conspiracy' swears at reporters, denies knowing him
Four people charged with helping Salim Mehajer's alleged conspiracy to stage a car crash have appeared in court, with one telling reporters he is not guilty and is not a friend of the former Auburn deputy mayor.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | February 14, 2018