Mass fish deaths in the Murray Darling were caused by mismanagement of the river by state and federal governments and water agencies, new research says.
Research by the Australian Institute says the death of up to a million fish in the Murray-Darling river system wasn't caused by drought but mismanagement.
Hundreds have rallied in Sydney to support pill testing at music festivals, a day after a third medical association publicly declared its support for trials.
A 31-year-old man has been charged with using a firearm while under the influence of alcohol after his wife was shot in the head at a property in the Riverina.
NSW Police have worked with officers from the US to arrest a Nepalese man over the sexual assault of a young woman in south Sydney in 2017.
A police officer has been shot in the face and another has been shot in the neck as they attended a domestic incident in Glen Innes, in NSW's Tablelands.
An 18-year-old has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a 44-year-old man was knocked unconscious at a railway station northwest of Sydney
A woman is expected to face charges once she leaves hospital, after she suffered minor injuries following a pursuit and crash in Sydney's west.
Police have arrested and charged a man wanted in the ACT over a spate of alleged offences at a premises in NSW's Riverina region.
NSW Regional Water Minister Niall Blair and the state's opposition water spokesman Chris Minns both say they're willing to debate water policy.
Temperatures have soared during the peak of a week-long heatwave gripping NSW, breaking records ahead of a cool change expected to bring short-lived relief.
Fadi Ibrahim, the brother of Sydney identity John Ibrahim, has appeared in a court over his involvement in an alleged tobacco-smuggling ring.
Pill testing in purpose-designed facilities is backed by evidence, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians says in an open letter to state leaders.
Ahead of Australia Day, Gladys Berejiklian has paid tribute to the ways Indigenous Australians, colonial settlers and migrants have shaped modern Australia
Drivers in NSW are being urged to take care as a record-breaking heatwave reaches such extremes that roads in some parts of the state are starting to melt.