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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

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

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

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

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

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

A man has been charged with his murder.

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

Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia

Boxer is joining New South Wales police.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Child's skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away

The baby girl’s mother’s remains were found five years ago on the far side of the country.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy

Authorities are treating the murder as an act of terrorism.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers Prevention This post contains a poll

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

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