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NSW apartment owners face Airbnb crackdown | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The NSW Government unveils proposed new rules to govern short-stay accommodation in the state, including a cap on the amount of days hosts can rent out their home, and not allowing some investors to rent out their apartments.
Mummified body rolled up in carpet in Sydney home identified by police | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A body found by cleaners under rubbish at a house on Sydney's lower North Shore last week are those of a man who was estranged from his family, the ABC understands.
Cattle herds seek out greener pastures along Queensland's stock routes | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
NSW drovers are spending months on the road in an effort to keep their cattle alive.
Man who set himself on fire at Sydney police station found not guilty | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A man who set himself on fire inside a car which crashed into a western Sydney police station, is found not guilty of intentionally destroying property and endangering lives, on the grounds of mental illness.
NASA specialist says something for everyone in Australian Space Agency | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
States vying to host a piece of Australia's new space agency may find themselves sharing the load as far as launch sites go, a NASA strategist says, even if it makes sense for its headquarters to be in Canberra.
Fire destroys bar owned by former Silverchair bass player Chris Joannou | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The former bass player of Newcastle band Silverchair says he is devastated after fire destroys his bar in Newcastle overnight.
Not the end of the rainbow — popular pride crossing returns to Sydney | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The heart of gay Sydney will have its rainbow crossing back three years after it was removed in the middle of the night, sparking community outrage.
Salim Mehajer's sacked lawyer says former mayor 'can't take the blame for himself' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Eidan Havas, the sacked solicitor for property developer Salim Mehajer, launches an extraordinary attack on his former client, claiming he is owed unpaid legal expenses.
'Blockheads, idiots and boofheads': Speaker launches verbal attack on NSW MPs | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The NSW Opposition accuses speaker Shelley Hancock of bias and "irresponsible" behaviour after she took aim at several Labor MPs during a rowdy Question Time.
Hip-hop advocacy and peer disability support group Speak Up Hunter | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Members of a Newcastle disability support group Speak Up Hunter have collaborated on a hip-hop music video that aims to promote inclusion and dispel some of the myths and stereotypes attributed to people living with intellectual disabilities. Members of Speak Up Hunter in the music video are MC Jaco...
Hip-hop video by disability group breaks new technological ground | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A hip-hop music video released in Newcastle has broken new ground in the genre, featuring two artists who rap using communication devices.
How should we recast Dorothy Hewett in the age of #MeToo? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Daughters Rozanna and Kate Lilley say their mother's reputation is fair game, after revealing that she was complicit in their sexual assault by guests in the family home.
Bega schoolgirl charged with assault over stairwell attack | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Mobile phone footage shows a female student being punched, pushed and kicked by a 13-year-old fellow student, who has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and intimidation.
Ron Medich likely to die in jail after being sentenced for execution-style murder | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Millionaire property developer Ron Medich is sentenced to at least 27 years in jail for ordering the hit on his former business associate, Michael McGurk, after their relationship turned sour.
Beefed-up hate speech laws pass NSW Parliament | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Inciting violence against a community or person in New South Wales based on their race could result in three years in jail under new laws.
NSW Government allocates $500 million to improve school air conditioning | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Fewer students will have to swelter through summer, with the New South Wales Government spending $500 million to put air conditioning in up to 1,000 schools across the state over the next five years.
100 new jobs announced for major regional employer Naracoorte meatworks | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Meat processors around the country are shutting down, but Teys Naracoorte is bucking the trend by announcing they will put on 100 new people as part of a $30 million upgrade.
'A good death': A promise to his dying wife leads this NSW man to fight for the right to die | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
NSW man Paul Gabrielides will represent the Voluntary Euthanasia Party in the next NSW election after losing his wife Anne to motor neurone disease in January this year.
French wine, the businessman and the journo: fmr Fairfax reporter claims wine gift 'reciprocity trap' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Ten bottles of Chateau Latour Bordeaux from 1986 and 1994 were at the centre of evidence given at the defamation case involving Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing on Wednesday.
Combining traditional French champagne methods with modern technology | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The word champagne may not appear on Australian bottles any longer, but a NSW winemaking family applies techniques used centuries ago by their ancestors.
Owners now able to train their own pets to become assistance dogs | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Two years is a long time to wait for a specially-trained assistance dog but now one organisation is trying to cut down that time by helping owners train their own pets.
Motivated by 'greed, not need': Cricket fraudster sentenced to two years' jail | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Former Cricket NSW development officer Melissa Quinn, who falsely claimed she had cancer and raised about $45,000 from her local community, is sentenced to two years in jail with a non-parole period of nine months.
Sydney's Opal fares are going up next month | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The cost of tapping on and off Sydney's public transport system will jump by 2.2 per cent next month, but the New South Wales Government has rejected larger Opal fare hikes recommended by the pricing regulator.
Musical theatre star really knows how to 'break a leg' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The old show business adage is break a leg. For musical theatre star Bobby Fox, that is exactly what appeared to happen when he twisted his ankle during the opening night performance of the stage show Assassins at the Sydney Opera House last night.
CCTV shows police officers dragging restrained woman | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Graphic CCTV footage is released showing a woman in custody being dragged by a group of officers from the garage of a Sydney police station.
Body still missing as Sydney man charged with murdering his flatmate | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A teenager is charged with the murder of Chinese woman Qi Yu, who went missing from Campsie, in Sydney's south-west, last week, police say.
Fermented foods from centuries-old recipes has couple bubbling about their vegies | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Increasing interest in a centuries-old form of food processing is proving a boon for a farming couple determined to value-add to the vegetables they grow.
Domestic violence victim locked up because she couldn't attend court | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
An Indigenous woman who was the victim of domestic violence, but could not attend court, is locked up overnight in the police cells.
Blak Box is designed to immerse visitors in a 'deep listening' experience. | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The temporary performance space is designed to immerse visitors in a 'deep listening' experience.
New harbourside artwork invites city slickers to daydream | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The pop-up pavilion, purpose-built for daydreaming and "deep listening", invites visitors to experience Aboriginal storytelling, language and connection to country.
'Ineffective', 'convoluted' hate speech laws in NSW to be toughened | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
After years of widespread community campaigning, the NSW Government moves to strengthen hate speech laws so that anyone who incites violence based on grounds including race, religion or sexuality could face up three years in jail.
Test case for NSW anti-protest laws has failed, lawyer says | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Three people tried under the NSW Government's controversial anti-coal seam gas protest laws avoid jail after the magistrate dismisses two charges.
Qatar Airways CEO says only a man can lead his company | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
The boss of Qatar Airways has been caught up in an ugly gaffe, after saying his company needed to be led by a man "because it is a very challenging position".
'He's a ticking time bomb': Family of murdered toddler fight against killer's parole | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
Almost three decades after four-year-old Lauren Hickson was brutally beaten and murdered, her killer is applying for parole. But her family are calling for protection from Neville Towner, saying they do not want him coming after anyone.
Inmate allegedly said Sydney's City 2 Surf would be 'good place' to blow up | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A NSW inmate allegedly said Australia's biggest fun run would be a "good place" to detonate a bomb — in part because Malcolm Turnbull would be present — as the NSW Government fights to keep him behind bars beyond his sentence.
Widespread bullying of disabled students includes assaults and suicide taunts | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 21, 2018
A national survey of students with disabilities finds more than half experienced bullying in a 12-month period, prompting calls for more resources in schools.
No finger? No problem. How an amputation set Angus Crichton up for his Origin debut | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
How far would you go to follow your passion? For South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Angus Crichton, it meant giving up a digit.
Opposition says priority is air-conditioning schools, not corporate boxes | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Under a NSW Labor government, every school in the state will be air-conditioned and an inquiry will be held into Westconnex and light rail, Opposition Leader Luke Foley says.
What happened to Sydney's grand plans for a system of canals? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Planners had a vision of boats running up and down the murky waters delivering goods from Botany Bay to Sydney Harbour in the late 1800s as a cheap and easy form of transport.
Zero-waste mission for Sydney catering company | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
A Sydney catering company with a mission to be zero-waste by the end of the year is already 70 per cent there, according to the company founder. The business transports green waste from the kitchen to a community garden via a golf buggy, and uses offcuts of designer fabric for their napkins.
One of Australia's largest live export companies voluntarily halts northern summer trade | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Farmers are reeling over the decision of one of the country's largest live sheep exporters to halt to their northern trade over the summer months.
Could walking football be a game changer for older people? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
As football's finest captivate audiences at the World Cup, older people here in Australia are taking to the field with a version of the game that suits them — walking football.
Walking football is helping to keep older Australians in the game | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Walking football is getting older Australians out on the field, and it's gaining popularity.
Sydney coffee culture grinding its way into tea-loving India | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
A Sydney-born barista is on a mission to bring Australian coffee culture to India.
Dumbphones for kids? Smartphone ban an option in NSW schools | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
School children across NSW might be playing snake on their mobile phones instead of surfing the internet, as the NSW Government launches a study into the use of smartphones in schools.
Almost 12,000 NSW public service jobs face the axe, union says | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
The Public Service Association claims an "efficiency dividend" announced in the NSW budget equates to almost 12,000 job cuts, and though the NSW Government has not ruled out some job losses, it says the union figure is "rubbish".
Meet the 19-year-old Blues star creating history in a third sport | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Hannah Southwell was forced to quit rugby league as she could no longer play against the boys. Instead she represented Australia in football and rugby sevens and prayed something would change in her first sporting love. Now she's ready for women's State of Origin.
Newcastle man accused of sexually assaulting 11yo identified | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
A non-publication order on the identity of the 47-year-old man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl over a period of several hours in the NSW Hunter region is lifted.
Spiritual healing: How Bendigo Buddhist went from doctor to monk | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Bendigo-based Adrian Feldmann began his career as a doctor, but has spent over 40 years as a practising Buddhist monk helping people 'heal' their minds.
'It's going to wreck the joint' says conservationist over Byron housing development | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | June 20, 2018
Conservationists are concerned two planned housing developments at Byron Bay will cause further traffic chaos and threaten a koala habitat.