Two of the highest-ranking members of Australia's biggest police force are due to be farewelled at a ceremony welcoming its latest recruits.With 74 years' combined experience, NSW Police Force Commissioner Mick Fuller and Deputy Commissioner Gary Worboys will march off the parade grounds on Friday at a ceremony in Goulburn.
NSW has recorded its highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases in six weeks, with the number of confirmed cases of the Omicron variant also climbing to eight.NSW Health reported 337 cases of the coronavirus in the 24 hours to 8pm on Thursday - the highest since October 22 - but no new virus deaths.
Flooding continues across NSW with areas isolated and others being hit by severe storms.After the wettest November on record, rivers are high around the state and catchments saturated.
Thousands of people are in pain in regional and rural NSW as they wait months for dental treatment, a probe into health services in regional NSW will be told.The Australian Dental Association NSW says around 30,000 adults from the state's regions are currently on the public dental waiting list, with many waiting several months for treatment.
Theo Hayez's dad Laurent appeared visibly upset and walked out as security guard from a Byron Bay club were questioned. Read more.
High-tech coinless trolleys are about to be introduced to Harris Farm markets and could soon be seen in supermarkets across the country. Here's how they work.
Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez was "approaching intoxication", says the security guard who ejected him from a Byron Bay bar before he was never seen again."He seemed like he was losing his co-ordination and balance because he was swaying a little bit," Shannon Mackie told the inquest into the teenager's disappearance on Thursday.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has been criticised for his etiquette during what was an eventful Covid press conference on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
The NSW premier has outlined his vision for the state, flagging increased infrastructure and city-building as well as new ministries to drive the economy and make the state more liveable.In an address to business leaders at the Sydney Opera House he said the government he's been part of for the past decade had delivered "mega projects on a mega scale".
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A terror-plotter just released from her second jail term will again be subject to strict controls including a ban on viewing depictions of beheadings.Alo-Bridge Namoa repeatedly breached her first control order including by obtaining images of persons doing an ISIS salute and sending numerous messages which included threats of extreme violence.
Clive Palmer's political party distributed anti-COVID-19 vaccine brochures made to look like official medical advice in the outback NSW town of Broken Hill, the town's mayor has told a parliamentary inquiry.The United Australia Party targeted Broken Hill, distributing flyers with vaccine misinformation on several occasions, Mayor Darriea Turley told the NSW parliamentary hearing on Thursday.
An eighth person has been confirmed to have the Omicron variant after arriving in NSW on a flight from Singapore.The fully vaccinated traveller had been in southern Africa and was in hotel quarantine since arriving on Sunday's flight SQ231, it was confirmed late on Thursday.
A number of inland communities and properties in NSW remain isolated as floodwaters make their way through river systems and storms dump more rain on already saturated ground.The NSW summer has picked up where spring left off.
Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez was not overly affected by alcohol the night he vanished in Byron Bay, an inquest into his disappearance has heard.European backpackers who met Theo on the evening of May 31, 2019 have given evidence of an otherwise ordinary night that started at a youth hostel and moved onto a popular bar in the coastal town.
Pop star Katy Perry called an Australian fashion designer a "dumb bitch" after she sought publicity over their trademark dispute, a court has been told.In place of the US-based superstar giving evidence in the NSW Federal Court on Wednesday was her manager Steven Jensen from Los Angeles.
Another traveller infected with the Omicron variant of Covid has been circulating in NSW since returning to Sydney from Africa.
A leading anti-hate campaigner has slammed the act which he believes is part of an intensifying problem amid the pandemic. Find out more.
Wildlife protection groups are calling on the NSW government to release a promised strategy they hope will give greater protections to koalas.A letter signed by 17 wildlife rescue groups and koala conservationists urges Premier Dominic Perrottet to protect koala habitats from logging and development, and strengthen laws to protect the vulnerable marsupials.
When voters return to the polls next year Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese could become the next Australian prime minister. Find out all you need to know about the boy from Sydney's Inner West.
Two men are due to face court after more than $3 million in cash and 2000 litres of a chemical used to manufacture drugs were seized by police.The men were arrested during dawn raids on Wednesday at properties in Sydney's southwest.
The NSW government is poised to announce a reversal of its decision to remove signs warning drivers about mobile speed cameras.Premier Dominic Perrottet has asked Roads Minister Rob Stokes to look into the controversial decision.
Bottle shops, bars, hotels and restaurants have been put on notice that NSW is cracking down on the home delivery of booze during the festive season.There was a boom in the number of businesses delivering alcohol to the door under the flexible approach taken during the COVID lockdown, sparking concerns minors and problem drinkers were using the service.
Penalties for anyone caught breaching Covid testing, isolation or quarantine requirements have jumped five-fold. Read more about the latest development.
NSW has suffered through its wettest November on record, with lingering rain driving renewed flooding.Tumut, Bathurst and Narrabri are among the places to break November rainfall records, the Bureau of Meteorology says, in a month that has seen major flooding inundate towns such as Forbes and Gunnedah.