The NSW-Queensland border bubble is threatening to burst only a week after it was reinstated, with the revelation a COVID-19 case was infectious in several northern NSW communities for two days.The Northern NSW Local Health District on Monday night confirmed a person had tested positive to the virus on Monday, with their infection to be formally included in the numbers announced on Tuesday.
Harry Hammoud says he was the only one without symptoms but a decision to get tested potentially stopped thousands being infected.
A young man who fatally shot his ice-fuelled neighbour wielding a pickaxe handle acted "reasonably" in self-defence and has been found not guilty of murder.Justice Stephen Rothman also found Nathan Joseph Price not guilty of Jesse Herridge's unlawful killing on June 24, 2019.
A graduate of Sydney's elite Knox Grammar who drunkenly told a woman to "put your tits away" and punched her in the face after she repeatedly confronted him has had his convictions erased.Nicholas Drummond was placed on a bond and convicted of assaulting the woman and a male bystander in July but the convictions were not deemed "necessary" by the NSW District Court last week.
Parts of NSW and the ACT could wake to a dusting of spring snow this week, with a cold snap and gusty winds forecast.Potentially damaging wind conditions will hamper much of NSW and the ACT until Tuesday, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning the system has the potential to bring down trees and powerlines.
Koalas need better protection if they are to survive into the future, conservationists warn. Find out why the species may be in trouble.
A young woman was "freaked out" by a man who is accused of her stabbing murder at her Tamworth home, a court has been told.Jesse Leigh Green, 30, is charged with murdering his former neighbour, 22-year-old Teah Luckwell, in the early hours of March 28, 2018.
A martial arts expert was motivated by "jealousy and possessiveness" when he murdered his girlfriend of about eight weeks and dumped her body in bushland, a court has been told.Prosecutor Lee Carr SC told the NSW Supreme Court on Monday Sayle Newson inflicted a "significant degree of violence" on mother-of-two Carly McBride who weighed only 50 kilograms when she was brutally murdered.
An injured koala joey has been reunited with his mum after falling from a tree when an amorous male koala was aggressively pursuing his mother.The seven-month-old joey was found on the ground at a property in northern NSW.
The NSW government has collected $11.1 billion from the sale of its remaining stake in the WestConnex motorway and will allocate $5 billion to an infrastructure fund for western Sydney.
A body modifier on trial over procedures that allegedly maimed or killed his patients was talked out of removing the wisdom teeth of a "nervous young girl", a NSW judge has heard.Lawrence O'Neil recalled asking colleague Brendan Leigh Russell one morning what was planned for the day and Russell declaring: "I'm doing dentistry.
Customers were left confused by the mistake, which some shoppers say could cause injury. Find out what's making them so angry.
The central western NSW town of Cowra is going into lockdown after a primary school boy tested positive to COVID-19 - its first case in the entire pandemic.Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said the week-long lockdown in the town of about 10,000 people would come into force at 5pm on Monday.
NSW has recorded less than 1000 new Covid cases for the first time in over three weeks. But there were four more deaths, and the premier warned the worst is yet to come. Read more.
Koalas are in rapid decline around Australia, with 30 per cent of the iconic species lost in just three years, the Australian Koala Foundation says.Every region across Australia saw a decline in the koala population - there were no upward trends.
A reassessment of modelling has reiterated Australia can expect to face tens of thousands of cases even once states hit 70 per cent double dose. Find out more.
The number of daily COVID-19 infections in NSW has dipped below a thousand for the first time in almost four weeks but the premier says the "insidious" virus could still bounce back.However, the Cowra local government area in central west NSW will go back into lockdown on Monday at 5pm after a case was diagnosed in a school boy.
A large fleet of drones will be deployed along the NSW coast to protect swimmers and surfers from sharks this summer as the government almost triples its shark management budget.Deputy Premier John Barilaro says the $21.
An investigation has been launched after a woman's body was found on the NSW Mid North Coast.Emergency services responded on Saturday about 11.
Recreation rules will be relaxed in Sydney's hardest hit suburbs as vaccination rates continue to climb.NSW reported 1083 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases and 13 more deaths on Sunday.
A 16-year-old NSW boy has been charged with murder and attempted murder, with police alleging an argument between three teenagers ended in a fatal stabbing.Emergency services were called to a home at Swansea in the Lake Macquarie area about 8.