Parents have been advised to get a booster shot before their children return to school as the government changes make more people eligible for a third dose.With the start of term one approaching, the race is on to get as many children as possible vaccinated, with 19.
A light plane that crashed in northern NSW killing its pilot did five hours of spraying before the fatal incident, the transport safety investigator says.But the ATSB says the cause of the crash is still not known.
Summer at Bondi Beach is supposed to be a boon for bookshop cafe Gertrude and Alice.Instead the store is losing money every day just by opening its doors.
Westmead Hospital ICU nurse Amy Halvorsen has a simple message for NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet: "Stop playing with people's lives".That was the statement scrawled on the sign held by Ms Halvorsen, one of about 60 intensive care nurses who protested outside the Sydney hospital's emergency department on Wednesday.
A rise in COVID-19 cases triggered by school children returning to playgrounds cannot be ruled out when NSW students return."The numbers will go up and down, and we know that when there's mixing and (the) introduction of new social networks," Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said on Wednesday.
A Sydney man accused of murdering nine-year-old Charlise Mutten whose body was found in a barrel close to where she went missing suffers from long-term mental health problems, a court has been told.Justin Laurens Stein, 31, appeared via video link in Sydney's Central Local Court on Wednesday where his lawyer asked for an order to keep his client safe from other prisoners.
The suspect's alleged hardware store purchase was one of several suspicious moves before his arrest. Find out more.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the current Covid isolation rules are under review and may change again as the pandemic evolves. Find out what may change.
In Canberra on Wednesday, Scott Morrison acknowledged the Omicron variant has been 'one of the biggest challenges through the pandemic'. Find out what he said.
Three men have been arrested as police investigate the theft of 42,000 rapid antigen tests from a depot in Sydney's south.The men were taken into custody at a Rosebery storage facility about 4pm on Wednesday, not far from the Mascot freight depot from which the tests were allegedly taken on Tuesday afternoon.
More than 19,000 cannabis plants - worth almost $67 million - have been seized from a rural property in western NSW, in what police have called Australia's biggest weed bust.Drug and Firearms Squad detectives, beat officers and police dogs descended on the private property at the Newell Highway in Dandry, near Coonabarabran, on Tuesday morning.
Daily Covid deaths in NSW have remained above 30 for the second consecutive day. Find out more about Wednesday's update.
A former teacher at a Catholic boarding school south of Sydney who allegedly repeatedly sexually abused two young teenage boys has been granted bail.Brian Walter Napper, 74, was arrested at his Lakemba home on Tuesday and was charged with 13 historical child sexual abuse charges.
8 million NSW residents are newly eligible for a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after the NSW government cut wait times between shots.People who received their second shot three months ago can book into one of the state's 40 vaccination clinics, a reduction of the earlier four-month wait period.
Mourners have gathered for a candlelight vigil celebrating the life of nine-year-old girl Charlise Mutten, who was allegedly murdered while holidaying with family in the NSW Blue Mountains last week.15pm on Wednesday night at Tweed Heads, near the Queensland-NSW border.
"Ski changers" and "tree changers" are being blamed for pushing the price of land in NSW to a record-high peak.Land in the state was valued at $2.
Talk of people falsely reporting positive rapid antigen tests to authorities has become a reality for the NSW health minister.Brad Hazzard on Tuesday revealed he had been advised to isolate by an automated NSW Health message due to a report of a positive COVID-19 test being submitted under his name.
When police pulled over an erratic driver on New Year's Eve they were not expecting an alleged confession to the stabbing murder of his girlfriend on the NSW south coast.Petero Baleinapuka, 58, was drunk when he led police on a high-speed pursuit before crashing into a bridge in the early hours of January 1, 2020, several officers told the Wollongong Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Emily Morse chalked up her persistent back pain to sitting hunched over her computer for eight hours a day. She's now fighting for her life. Read more.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says rapid antigen tests will play a role in the government's strategy to get kids back to school for term one as the state's COVID-19 situation worsens."We see a role of rapid antigen tests .
NSW has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic following a warning from Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant. Find out the latest Covid data.
A police search for a 32-year-old swimmer who failed to resurface in a Sydney river has resumed.The man was on a houseboat with family and friends on the Hawkesbury River at Laughtondale, near Wisemans Ferry, when he went for a swim nearby about 6pm on Monday.