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Alleged drug boss wins fight to have GPS tracker removed | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The alleged leader of what police have called a 'Vietnamese cannabis army' has won court bid to have her bail conditions altered removed despite fears she could be a flight risk.
Arts funding drought hits regional NSW | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Some of Australia's most prestigious arts companies — Bangarra, Australian Theatre for Young People and Australian Chamber Orchestra — have cancelled tours to regional New South Wales, after the state's arts funding agency delivered the lowest funding round in its history.
'Entirely defenceless': Abuse of dementia patient caught on camera | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
A NSW nursing home worker who was secretly recorded hitting and slapping an elderly dementia patient is sentenced to at least six months in detention, but she may serve the time at home.
Topless protesters join Free the Nipple movement at Byron Bay | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Topless protesters join global Free the Nipple movement to normalise bare breasts and campaign against gender inequality.
Is Taronga Zoo responsible for Sydney's prolific bin chicken population? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
In the 1970s, Taronga Zoo ran an experimental breeding program for white ibis, but over subsequent decades the much-maligned bird has gone through an enormous perception change.
Life on the fringes: Remembering a forgotten shanty town | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
There was once a place in regional NSW deemed so unsightly its townspeople tried to hide it from travellers, and worse, from history.
Drought impacts on apple and stone fruit orchard | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The drought hits thirsty apple and stone fruit trees, which have been dormant over winter.
The champion racehorse that doesn't want to race | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Chautauqua, a horse loved and known by punters for thrilling, last-to-first wins and with over $8 million of prize money in the bank, can no longer be coaxed to race — and it's left Racing NSW with many questions to ponder.
Tensions with neighbours and trips to the park: how families navigate life in an apartment | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Anabel Pandiella lives in a "a two-and-a-half bedder" with her husband and two kids, but she wouldn't change it even though all their friends live in houses.
Bluesfest's Nazi slur to Jewish woman who criticised festival's lack of female artists | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Byron Bay's Bluesfest apologises after its director compared a Jewish woman to a Nazi because she criticised the festival's lack of female artists.
Paedophile pleads guilty to new charges | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
A man who spent more than a decade behind bars for child sex offences that took place in NSW in the 1970s and 80s has pleaded guilty to further charges, which took place in 2016 and 2017.
Grassroots campaign delivers $40k of support to drought-affected farmers | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Newcastle man Michael Daley starts a community-driven campaign to collect and deliver non-perishable goods to drought-affected farmers and is swamped by support.
'Race and gender bias' behind alleged offence at Liberal Party kebab shop brawl: police | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
A man is facing charges stemming from an alleged brawl which erupted during a Liberal Party branch meeting at a Kebab shop in Sydney's south in June.
Farmers speak out against starving stock drought stereotype | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Farmers are concerned the media is focusing too heavily on drought disaster stories that are damaging the reputation of Australia's livestock industry.
Meat grinder bomb plot accused says he was forced to sign a false confession | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
An Australian father of two allegedly involved in an Islamic State plot to blow up an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi accuses Lebanese authorities of fabricating evidence and forcing him to sign a false confession.
Hernia mesh patient says chronic pain 'takes over every aspect of life' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
A woman who had mesh inserted to repair a hernia says life is a living hell dominated by excruciating bowel obstructions, leaving her choking on her own faeces.
Police called in to deal with Sydney selfie hot spot | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The number of people scaling a fence to take selfies at Wedding Cake Rock is becoming such a problem that NSW Police are helping patrol the site, which could collapse "without warning".
16-year-old Zara King's family have two weeks before they run out of hay to feed their stock | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
As her family's farm started being destroyed by what she calls "the disease", teenager Zara King picked up a camera and drone to record it.
Two out-of-control bushfires on NSW south coast as conditions deteriorate | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The NSW Rural Fire Service is battling two out-of-control blazes, one in the Budawang National Park and another in north Nowra, with properties under threat.
Total fire ban declared as two fires burn out of control on the state's south coast | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has declared a total fire ban as two fires burn out of control in the state's south coast.
Usain Bolt confirms A-League stint with the Mariners | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The world's fastest man says he hopes to make a positive contribution to the Central Coast Mariners during an "indefinite training period" with the club.
Sex offender loses court battle against deportation | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
David Degning, a grandfather who was convicted of having sex with a person with a cognitive impairment in 2013, says he's "devastated" after being ordered home to the United Kingdom.
Panthers reportedly target Ivan Cleary as coach three years after his sacking | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The NRL coaching merry-go-round takes an unusual twist, as the Penrith Panthers seemingly chase after the man they sacked three years ago, Ivan Cleary.
Slow Down, Move Over road rule to be adopted by NSW 'wouldn't have saved lives' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
A new road rule that will force NSW drivers to slow down to 40kph when passing emergency vehicles "doesn't go far enough", a victim's father and roadside assistance bodies say.
Lawyer for Barnaby Joyce sexual harassment accuser 'disappointed' matter unresolved | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
The lawyer acting for Catherine Marriott has expressed disappointment the Nationals are yet to finalise a response to a complaint of alleged sexual harassment against the former deputy prime minister.
How the commute changes us — and sometimes it's for the better | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Few activities that bead our everyday lives have earned such dubious notoriety as the "nightmare" of commuting. But the trip to work changes us in ways you wouldn't expect, writes David Bissell.
Bush recordings and technology reveal higher koala occupancy rate | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 15, 2018
Scientists uses bush recordings and technology similar to apps that identify music to show the rate of koala occupancy in the New South Wales hinterland is up to 10 times higher than previously thought.
'I believe there was foul play': investigation reopened into young mum's disappearance | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
In September 26, 1998, a young mother went missing after leaving a hospital in Katoomba. Now, nearly 20 years later, her case will be among almost 500 to be reopened by the New South Wales Police Unsolved Homicide Unit.
'Dangerous and stupid': Videos reveal Sydney's train surfing spike | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance is furious as dramatic new footage shows young people "playing Russian roulette" with the Harbour City's rail network.
Call for inquiry after man with Down syndrome dies outside hospital | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
An inquiry is called for into the death of a man with Down syndrome who died outside the Byron Central Hospital after he allegedly left the facility through an unlocked door.
'Too late to leave': Out of control bushfire burns in NSW national park | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Properties are currently under threat as the NSW Rural Fire Service fights a bushfire in the Budawang National Park, near Ulladulla.
What is sacred in modern Australia? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
The word "sacred" often relates to religious or spiritual devotion, but an art project involving a diverse group of artists is posing new definitions.
The 'teenager of climate drivers' and how it affects our weather | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
There is a 50 per cent chance of an El Nino this summer, but it is just one piece in the climate puzzle. The Southern Annular Mode is another driver demanding attention.
Manly boardwalk revival triggers wave of support and fond memories | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Decades of beach memories come flooding back for people in northern Sydney as a push to rebuild the Manly boardwalk and pool gathers momentum.
App to deter stock theft could help police with future investigations | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Farmer Marian McGann has developed a stock counting app called Stock Keeper which NSW police say could assist in future stock theft investigations.
'Living on adrenaline for months': How creative expression is helping heal fire-scarred town | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Creative groups are forming in Tathra as a way to help the community recover from a devastating bushfire earlier this year.
Living with mould: The 'tightrope walk' between landlords and tenants | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Simon and Markus rent a house that has a serious mould problem. They say it's impacting on their health, but their landlord is reluctant to fix it — so what can they do?
Police seek extradition over fatal shooting at sex worker's apartment | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Following the fatal shooting of a man who was visiting a sex worker with his girlfriend, NSW Police are seeking the extradition of a man located in a Perth motel.
Pink hospitalised with gastro, postpones Sydney shows | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Pop star Pink postpones tonight's Sydney show after yesterday being admitted to hospital with a gastric virus that forced her to postpone two previous concerts.
Australia's computing history is about to be bulldozed, but you can help save it | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
A vast collection of Olivetti personal computers, Apple floppy drives and even an Interdata 8/32 may only survive a few more days.
Demand for homeless support services 'growing' at annual Western Sydney event | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
About 50 support organisations take part in an annual event for those sleeping rough in Sydney, offering everything from health check-ups to haircuts.
Penrith Panthers sack Anthony Griffin as coach ahead of NRL finals | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Anthony Griffin is sensationally sacked as Penrith coach just four weeks out from the NRL finals, with the Panthers fifth on the ladder and considered a premiership contender.
Drought hits the mental health of young people harder, researchers say | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Isolation and the ravages of long-running droughts are contributing to psychological distress among farmers under 35, researchers say.
SCG hosts a very different sporting spectacle to support homelessness charities | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
In order to raise awareness of the plight of Australia's homeless community, a selection of sporting stars took to the SCG to support the Chappell Foundation.
Surviving recipients of the Victoria Cross meet on Australian soil | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
The Commonwealth's most decorated servicemen and civilians have come together for the first time on Australian soil.
Big Bogan still splitting opinion in Nyngan | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
A divisive character who has stood tall in a small NSW town for three years still has residents at odds about whether all publicity is good publicity.
Eugenia brought up family violence in her community. Men told her to 'learn to cook' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
When Eugenia Mora first opened up about her experiences with domestic violence, she didn't expect to provoke anger within her community. They tried to silence her — but she pressed on.
Life, death and the bonds of family: this is what it's like to be a kid living through drought | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
The Scott family, breeding Angora goats on their NSW property since the 1960s, want to hand the business to their children, but as a drought digs in they worry about their future.
Leon Cameron's move to the boundary sparks Giants' AFL revival | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
A change of approach from coach Leon Cameron reignites the GWS Giants' AFL season, with a top-four finish a distinct possibility.
Lee Lin Chin signs off on final SBS World News broadcast | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | August 14, 2018
Veteran broadcaster Lee Lin Chin has bid farewell on her final ever edition of SBS World News.