Council tells tourists to stay away from Seal Rocks as town overwhelmed by visitors, heavy traffic

Council tells tourists to stay away from Seal Rocks as town overwhelmed by visitors, heavy traffic

A beachside holiday town on the New South Wales Mid North Coast has become so busy this summer, visitors are being asked to stay away. Key points: MidCoast Council has told people to stay away from Seal Rocks and explore other parts of the region Traffic has built up along the beachside community’s only access road A … Read more

Fresh warnings over summer as tick numbers surge, raising risk of deadly meat allergy

Fresh warnings over summer as tick numbers surge, raising risk of deadly meat allergy

Nigel Ellis first knew something was wrong when he started occasionally breaking out in hives. “I started having reactions in terms of getting hives typically in the groin or my armpits,” he said. “This would happen after I’d gone to bed or a few hours later, and I couldn’t work out what the hell was going on.” … Read more

Man dead, others in critical condition after car crash on Sturt Highway near Wagga Wagga

Man dead, others in critical condition after car crash on Sturt Highway near Wagga Wagga

A 30-year-old South Australian man has died and multiple other people are in a critical condition after a serious multi-vehicle crash in southern New South Wales. Emergency services were called to the Sturt Highway near Yarragundry, west of Wagga Wagga, about 12:40pm.  Riverina Police District officers attended the scene and found one car carrying two people and another car … Read more

Hidden books in NSW town Braidwood taking kids on literary treasure hunts to encourage reading

Hidden books in NSW town Braidwood taking kids on literary treasure hunts to encourage reading

In the New South Wales Southern Tablelands town of Braidwood, a literary treasure hunt craze is sweeping the streets.  Key points: The hidden book trend in Braidwood has been going for three years Books are hidden in nooks and crannies all over town for kids to find Once found, children read the book, write their name in … Read more

Albanese government commits $4.7 billion for NSW renewable energy investment

Albanese government commits $4.7 billion for NSW renewable energy investment

The federal government has committed $4.7 billion to help fund renewable energy infrastructure in New South Wales, as part of the national energy deal to combat escalating bills. Key points: Parliament will be recalled to vote on the bill to combat rising energy prices The NSW government has already committed $3.1 billion for transmission infrastructure The … Read more

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MPs resign from party over behaviour of leader Robert Borsak

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MPs resign from party over behaviour of leader Robert Borsak

Two Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MPs have quit the party over the behaviour of its leader Robert Borsak. Key points: The two MPs will run as independents in the March state election Mr Butler and Mr Donato tried unsuccessfully to change the party’s executive at its AGM over the weekend They say there’s a ‘conflict … Read more

Them's Fightin' Herds – Texas Release Trailer – Modus Games

Them's Fightin' Herds – Texas Release Trailer – Modus Games

Them’s Fightin’ Herds – Texas Release Trailer  Modus Games

NSW health authority warns of meningococcal disease threat after 18-year-old girl dies

NSW health authority warns of meningococcal disease threat after 18-year-old girl dies

A second person from NSW has died from meningococcal disease after attending a music festival this year, as authorities warn young people to stay alert to symptoms.  Key points: Symptoms of the disease include limb pain, a severe headache and a red-purple rash  There have been 29 cases reported in NSW this year The NSW executive director … Read more

NSW teenager dies from meningococcal disease a week after attending Spilt Milk festival in Canberra

NSW teenager dies from meningococcal disease a week after attending Spilt Milk festival in Canberra

A New South Wales woman in her late teens has died from meningococcal disease just over a week after she attended Spilt Milk in Canberra, NSW Health has confirmed. The confirmation comes after ACT Health on Saturday issued a public health alert over a case who attended the music festival on November 26. “We are … Read more

Hermidale Public School’s first wheat crop to sell for $50,000, fund excursions

Hermidale Public School’s first wheat crop to sell for $50,000, fund excursions

When the students at Hermidale Public School in western New South Wales planted 85 hectares of wheat at the beginning of the year, harvest seemed a lifetime away. Key points: Hermidale Public School has harvested an 85-hectare wheat crop It yielded about 170 tonnes of wheat, enough to make 290,000 loaves of bread  Money from the sale of … Read more