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# new-south-wales - Monday 22 March, 2021

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,905 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services in New South Wales fear up to 54,000 people could be displaced with rain forecast to continue until Wednesday.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 21 March, 2021

More evacuation orders issued in Australia amid worst flooding in decades
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

More evacuation orders issued in Australia amid worst flooding in decades

Mar 21st 2021, 7:21 AM 47,737 Views 16 Comments

Hundreds of people have been rescued from rising waters, authorities said.

# new-south-wales - Friday 19 March, 2021

Farmers battle to save crops after 'plague' of mice invade Australia's rural east
# Rodent Rampage
# Rodent Rampage

Farmers battle to save crops after 'plague' of mice invade Australia's rural east

Mar 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 38,503 Views 30 Comments

Farmers fear this year’s harvest is at risk and have asked the government for emergency permission to lay down pesticides.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests

Aug 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 35,812 Views 36 Comments

When epidemic control measures are in place, the risk of transmission between children is minimal, Sydney researchers found.

# new-south-wales - Monday 6 July, 2020

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike
# Clusters
# Clusters

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike

Jul 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 25,035 Views 9 Comments

Victoria – home to more than 6.6 million people – announced a record 127 new cases today.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win
# Australian Wildfire Crisis
# Australian Wildfire Crisis

Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win

Jan 9th 2020, 1:32 PM 20,149 Views 10 Comments

The Queensland man, who wishes to remain anonymous, used his wife’s “special numbers” on the ticket.

Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes

Jan 9th 2020, 7:36 AM 16,097 Views 14 Comments

Searing temperatures are expected to return to the southeast of the country tomorrow.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 2 January, 2020

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates
# Australia Fires
# Australia Fires

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 11:10 AM 37,120 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,552 Views 34 Comments

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires
# Australia's Burning
# Australia's Burning

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

Dec 31st 2019, 11:59 AM 42,342 Views 26 Comments

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Nov 26th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,744 Views 14 Comments

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four

Nov 14th 2019, 7:34 AM 7,043 Views 0 Comments

A man’s body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland near the New South Wales town of Kempsey.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
# Blazes
# Blazes

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,866 Views 28 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

# new-south-wales - Monday 11 November, 2019

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires
# Australia
# Australia

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires

Nov 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 18,533 Views 7 Comments

It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,667 Views 6 Comments

The bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday north of Sydney.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law

Sep 26th 2019, 7:40 AM 11,739 Views 36 Comments

The passage of the bill was cheered by pro-choice advocates.

# new-south-wales - Friday 26 July, 2019

Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia

Updated Jul 26th 2019, 5:41 PM 74,133 Views 8 Comments

Seamus Walsh had been living in Australia for several years with his young family.

# new-south-wales - Friday 1 March, 2019

Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)

Mar 1st 2019, 9:53 AM 18,406 Views 0 Comments

Mark Dixon (30) and Jack Harvey (26) were arrested on Wednesday

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Two Irish men arrested in Australia in connection with shooting of 53-year-old man
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Two Irish men arrested in Australia in connection with shooting of 53-year-old man

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 28,002 Views 0 Comments

Police said the pair were currently assisting police with their enquiries.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney

Jan 8th 2019, 7:11 AM 30,910 Views 0 Comments

A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity
# Surfing
From The42
# Surfing

'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity

Sep 6th 2018, 12:39 PM 2,213 Views 4 Comments

The move comes after criticism earlier this year of a disparity between male and female surfers.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase
# Australia
# Australia

Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase

Jul 31st 2018, 8:44 AM 62,207 Views 42 Comments

Police had been unable to identify Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson’s body until 2015, when her two-year-old daughter’s remains were found.

# new-south-wales - Friday 12 January, 2018

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia
# Wanted
# Wanted

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia

Jan 12th 2018, 2:37 PM 64,303 Views 32 Comments

Daniel Twohig is wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Home and Away actress in critical condition after St Stephen's Day crash that killed her parents
# Jessica Falkholt
# Jessica Falkholt

Home and Away actress in critical condition after St Stephen's Day crash that killed her parents

Dec 28th 2017, 11:49 AM 40,178 Views 2 Comments

Jessica Falkholt and her younger sister are both in a critical condition.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well

Dec 13th 2017, 2:35 PM 31,294 Views 29 Comments

Craig Lambe (25) had been missing from Kingsford in New South Wales since 12.30pm yesterday.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe
# Missing
# Missing

Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe

Dec 12th 2017, 3:14 PM 26,375 Views 6 Comments

Craig Lambe (25) was last seen leaving a home in Kingsford in New South Wales yesterday.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'
# Close Call
# Close Call

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

Nov 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 20,656 Views 23 Comments

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia
# Wallaby Damned
# Wallaby Damned

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia

Apr 23rd 2017, 1:20 PM 20,589 Views 7 Comments

The child got about 14 hours into a 4,000km journey.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods
# Cyclone Debbie
# Cyclone Debbie

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods

Apr 4th 2017, 9:36 AM 17,922 Views 2 Comments

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

# new-south-wales - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney

Feb 18th 2017, 7:34 AM 119,840 Views 4 Comments

The man was critically injured by a stab wound to his neck.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours
# Survivor
# Survivor

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours

Feb 9th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,117 Views 34 Comments

45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2016, 11:50 AM 8,232 Views 43 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test
# Game Of Inches
From The42
# Game Of Inches

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test

Jun 22nd 2016, 4:00 PM 4,425 Views 0 Comments

Queensland made it 10 series wins from the last 11 but New South Wales had them rattled in the latter stages.

# new-south-wales - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones

Jun 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 18,707 Views 29 Comments

The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant
# Keith Collins
# Keith Collins

Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant

Mar 31st 2016, 9:47 AM 61,981 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with his murder.

# new-south-wales - Monday 15 February, 2016

Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia

Feb 15th 2016, 7:48 AM 21,307 Views 20 Comments

The child was bitten by a brown snake in New South Wales.

# new-south-wales - Monday 28 December, 2015

'There will always be part of me that wants to go back to Ireland and give something back'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'There will always be part of me that wants to go back to Ireland and give something back'

Dec 28th 2015, 8:20 PM 34,523 Views 6 Comments

Leaving one home for another – Trent Johnston on life after Ireland.

# new-south-wales - Friday 27 November, 2015

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider
# Australia
# Australia

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider

Nov 27th 2015, 9:06 AM 14,747 Views 27 Comments

New South Wales Police posted a transcript of their conversation with the man online.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute', but just found a man screaming at a spider
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute', but just found a man screaming at a spider

Nov 26th 2015, 9:47 PM 3,878 Views 2 Comments

Same, TBH.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia

Oct 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,105 Views 14 Comments

Boxer is joining New South Wales police.

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