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# 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 16,109 Views 14 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

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

Oct 21st 2015, 6:09 PM 38,004 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sydney
# Sydney

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

Oct 7th 2015, 8:21 AM 16,325 Views 52 Comments

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
# Prevention

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

Aug 27th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,353 Views 69 Comments

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

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents
# Gayby Baby
# Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

Aug 27th 2015, 9:09 AM 25,026 Views 175 Comments

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

# new-south-wales - Thursday 9 July, 2015

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game
# Schemozzle
From The42
# Schemozzle

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game

Jul 9th 2015, 3:26 PM 8,051 Views 5 Comments

New South Wales lost their tempers badly.

# new-south-wales - Friday 26 June, 2015

It's so cold in this part of Australia that icicles are coming out of the tap
# Super Cool
# Super Cool

It's so cold in this part of Australia that icicles are coming out of the tap

Jun 26th 2015, 12:42 PM 29,888 Views 31 Comments

Yikes.

# new-south-wales - Friday 29 May, 2015

This woman has just been made to hand over €2 billion to her daughter
# Gina Rinehart
# Gina Rinehart

This woman has just been made to hand over €2 billion to her daughter

May 29th 2015, 6:06 AM 49,933 Views 30 Comments

Gina Rinehart was ranked the 37th most powerful woman in the world this week by Forbes magazine.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales

Apr 21st 2015, 7:50 AM 13,175 Views 6 Comments

Five inches of rain fell over 24 hours.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Australian archbishop charged with concealing child abuse
# Adelaide
# Adelaide

Australian archbishop charged with concealing child abuse

Mar 17th 2015, 9:17 AM 9,614 Views 0 Comments

This relates to offences that were committed during the 1970s.

# new-south-wales - Monday 22 December, 2014

Santa Claus* saved a man from a burning building
# Santa Saves The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Saves The Day

Santa Claus* saved a man from a burning building

Dec 22nd 2014, 2:29 PM 1,190 Views 0 Comments

Okay, not the real Santa Claus.

# new-south-wales - Friday 17 October, 2014

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online
# Waltzing Matilda
# Waltzing Matilda

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

Oct 17th 2014, 5:41 PM 10,327 Views 19 Comments

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 18 September, 2014

800 police stop Islamic State plan to 'behead random Australian'
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

800 police stop Islamic State plan to 'behead random Australian'

Sep 18th 2014, 7:54 AM 26,932 Views 175 Comments

The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.

# new-south-wales - Friday 7 March, 2014

Burglar caught on CCTV robbing a charity shop in a G-string
# Strung Out
From The Daily Edge
# Strung Out

Burglar caught on CCTV robbing a charity shop in a G-string

Mar 7th 2014, 5:24 PM 1,814 Views 0 Comments

He wasn’t scantily clad for long, though. He robbed himself a Batman costume. As you do.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Australia shocked by extreme case of incest, sex abuse and child neglect
# Disturbing
# Disturbing

Australia shocked by extreme case of incest, sex abuse and child neglect

Dec 11th 2013, 11:18 AM 121,433 Views 142 Comments

Twelve children were removed from a farm in New South Wales after social workers and police found them living in squalid conditions. They soon discovered that 11 of them were born to related parents.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:51 AM 4,111 Views 8 Comments

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Firefighters deliberately merge two blazes in Australia
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Firefighters deliberately merge two blazes in Australia

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:51 AM 10,568 Views 42 Comments

Did you know? Prime Minister Tony Abbott is a volunteer local firefighter and worked through the night over the weekend with his brigade.

# new-south-wales - Monday 21 October, 2013

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts
# Australia
# Australia

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Oct 21st 2013, 7:23 AM 7,677 Views 22 Comments

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 20 October, 2013

# new-south-wales - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Australian military investigates whether it is to blame for bushfire
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Australian military investigates whether it is to blame for bushfire

Oct 19th 2013, 10:31 AM 10,540 Views 18 Comments

Around 80 fires are burning across New South Wales, with about 20 of them uncontained.

# new-south-wales - Friday 18 October, 2013

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

Oct 18th 2013, 3:45 PM 6,840 Views 11 Comments

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:22 PM 19,378 Views 35 Comments

She was injured in the Australian city in the early hours of this morning.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Body found in Australian mountains believed to be missing Briton
# Gary Tweddle
# Gary Tweddle

Body found in Australian mountains believed to be missing Briton

Sep 3rd 2013, 10:56 AM 9,975 Views 3 Comments

Gary Tweddle went missing seven weeks ago in the Blue Mountains area.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider
# In The Nip
From The42
# In The Nip

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider

Jul 17th 2013, 3:00 PM 6,179 Views 5 Comments

The series finale was interrupted by an uninvited guest.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 9 June, 2013

O'Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

O'Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in

Jun 9th 2013, 12:59 AM 6,918 Views 9 Comments

Stuart Hogg will play out-half for the Lions as Owen Farrell and Jonathan Sexton rest up.

# new-south-wales - Monday 3 June, 2013

Giant flourescent pink slug discovered in Australia
# Sluggish
# Sluggish

Giant flourescent pink slug discovered in Australia

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:00 PM 29,867 Views 36 Comments

The 1980s called and they want their slug back.

# new-south-wales - Monday 27 May, 2013

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people
# Sydney
# Sydney

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

May 27th 2013, 10:29 AM 9,237 Views 5 Comments

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# new-south-wales - Saturday 2 February, 2013

NSW Government warns the public about 'travelling Irish conmen'
# Unfair Trade
# Unfair Trade

NSW Government warns the public about 'travelling Irish conmen'

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 24,554 Views 0 Comments

Two Irish tourists are due in court for allegedly posing as registered tradesmen to get work.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters
# Australia
# Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Jan 9th 2013, 7:33 AM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Australia bushfires rage in 'catastrophic' conditions
# Australia
# Australia

Australia bushfires rage in 'catastrophic' conditions

Jan 8th 2013, 9:35 AM 6,069 Views 7 Comments

Wildfires raged across Australia’s most populous state today, threatening homes and triggering evacuations.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers
# Australia
# Australia

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers

Nov 21st 2012, 11:05 AM 10,926 Views 18 Comments

New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives
# Nurses
# Nurses

Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives

Nov 13th 2012, 8:15 PM 8,723 Views 33 Comments

The New South Wales health board has launched a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses.

# new-south-wales - Monday 12 November, 2012

Australia: Inquiry into Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal announced
# Australia
# Australia

Australia: Inquiry into Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal announced

Nov 12th 2012, 7:13 AM 4,534 Views 46 Comments

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a national inquiry into institutional responses to child sex abuse after a series of revelations.

# new-south-wales - Friday 9 November, 2012

Australian detective speaks out over Catholic Church sex abuse cover-ups
# Australia
# Australia

Australian detective speaks out over Catholic Church sex abuse cover-ups

Nov 9th 2012, 11:03 AM 5,603 Views 26 Comments

The premier of New South Wales has announced a special commission after a senior police official went public with allegations of a major cover-up.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
# Polar Exploration
# Polar Exploration

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,734 Views 9 Comments

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series

Jun 13th 2012, 1:57 PM 358 Views 0 Comments

Seeking their first series title in seven years, New South Wales beat Queensland 16-12 in Sydney this morning.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia
# Koalas
From The Daily Edge
# Koalas

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

May 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 1,796 Views 3 Comments

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

# new-south-wales - Friday 27 April, 2012

KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning
# Australia
# Australia

KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning

Apr 27th 2012, 11:44 AM 6,577 Views 30 Comments

Australian girl Monika Samaan has been left mentally and physically impaired after she fell seriously ill from salmonella poisoning in 2005.

# new-south-wales - Friday 23 March, 2012

Australian police catch 'most wanted man' after seven years
# Australia
# Australia

Australian police catch 'most wanted man' after seven years

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:19 AM 2,311 Views 1 Comment

Australia’s most wanted man, who eluded capture for seven years by hiding in dense forests, has been captured by police and charged with murder.