Sydney Morning Herald - National / Nsw

    ICAC finds IT contractor schemed $500,000 from NSW government


    An IT project manager paid more than $100,000 for five months work at the NSW Department of Finance allegedly "hijacked" a friend's...

    An IT project manager paid more than $100,000 for five months work at the NSW Department of Finance allegedly "hijacked" a friend's company.

    'Farcical': Sydney residents' claims over WestConnex cracking denied


    Residents in a street in North Strathfield say construction vibrations from work on the M4 East tunnel section caused their walls to crack and...

    Residents in a street in North Strathfield say construction vibrations from work on the M4 East tunnel section caused their walls to crack and crumble.

    Mismanagement and greed destroying fragile river system


    Simplistic responses to the death of our rivers and the life they support from both federal and state environment ministers clearly demonstrate neither minister is fit for...

    Simplistic responses to the death of our rivers and the life they support from both federal and state environment ministers clearly demonstrate neither minister is fit for purpose.

    In the Herald: January 17, 1971


    Australian families in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, are living in terror of a mad...

    Australian families in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, are living in terror of a mad killer.

    Rail maintenance jobs under threat from regional train fleet project


    Leaked documents reveal the state's transport agency has identified 'industrial relations' as a key issue in a project to replace NSW's regional train...

    Leaked documents reveal the state's transport agency has identified 'industrial relations' as a key issue in a project to replace NSW's regional train fleet.

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    The seven meals of the...

    The seven meals of the Shire.

    Man charged with stabbing six teenagers in Sydney's northern suburbs


    The 34-year-old has been charged after the bloody brawl in a Turramurra park left himself and six teens in hospital on the...

    The 34-year-old has been charged after the bloody brawl in a Turramurra park left himself and six teens in hospital on the weekend. 

    Man pulled from water at south end of Bondi beach


    Surfers pulled the man from the water and bystanders carried out CPR until paramedics...

    Surfers pulled the man from the water and bystanders carried out CPR until paramedics arrived.

    Mauritian teen charged with rape of nine-year-old in Sydney


    An 18-year-old man has been charged with raping a nine-year-old boy in Sydney's west while on vacation from Mauritius in...

    An 18-year-old man has been charged with raping a nine-year-old boy in Sydney's west while on vacation from Mauritius in 2017.

    Man, 79, charged with sexual abuse of 10-year-old girl in his care


    The Riverina man is facing multiple counts of child sexual assault, along with related charges of producing child abuse material and...

    The Riverina man is facing multiple counts of child sexual assault, along with related charges of producing child abuse material and bestiality. 

    'Onesie' thief Cory Milgate jailed over post office robbery


    Cory James Milgate was caught on camera as he climbed over the post office counter on August 29, looting the shop of jewellery and other...

    Cory James Milgate was caught on camera as he climbed over the post office counter on August 29, looting the shop of jewellery and other goods.

    Deb Hutton's ex convicted over staged break-in at her Bronte home


    Robert Dulhunty faked a break-in and placed rope, cable ties, condoms, and a "jar of plum jam" in a bag at the celebrity's eastern suburbs...

    Robert Dulhunty faked a break-in and placed rope, cable ties, condoms, and a "jar of plum jam" in a bag at the celebrity's eastern suburbs home.

    Truck rolls on Federal Highway blocking northbound traffic


    No one was trapped in the crash three kilometres south of intersection with the Hume Highway and only minor injuries were...

    No one was trapped in the crash three kilometres south of intersection with the Hume Highway and only minor injuries were sustained

    Morning Update: Wednesday January 16


    Brexit deal defeated, a dead bat virus has hit Sydney, a terror attack in Kenya, and Sydney set to swelter through another...

    Brexit deal defeated, a dead bat virus has hit Sydney, a terror attack in Kenya, and Sydney set to swelter through another scorcher.

    The Inglis defence: is your client the captain of the Kangaroos?


    A man has been disqualified from driving for three months after his lawyer compared his drink-driving case to that of footballer Greg...

    A man has been disqualified from driving for three months after his lawyer compared his drink-driving case to that of footballer Greg Inglis.

    Lessons from the heroin injecting room


    In the more than 18 years since it opened, there have been more than one million injections supervised in Kings Cross, 8000 overdoses, but not one single death writes Tracey...

    In the more than 18 years since it opened, there have been more than one million injections supervised in Kings Cross, 8000 overdoses, but not one single death writes Tracey Burton.

    In the Herald: January 16, 1950


    The liner Strathaird sent a radio message today, stating that she had rescued six Europeans and 12...

    The liner Strathaird sent a radio message today, stating that she had rescued six Europeans and 12 Malays.

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    Breakfast, lunch, dinner, lunch, tea,...

    Breakfast, lunch, dinner, lunch, tea, repeat.

    Mortality rates expected to rise as heatwave worsens across NSW


    During a similar heatwave event in 2011, NSW Health saw a 13 per cent increase in mortality as well as a 14 per cent rise in emergency department...

    During a similar heatwave event in 2011, NSW Health saw a 13 per cent increase in mortality as well as a 14 per cent rise in emergency department admissions. 

    Drug bust: former top cop's son charged with importing steroids


    Daniel Katsogiannis faced court on charges of importing a prohibited import and intentionally importing a prohibited tier 1 good without...

    Daniel Katsogiannis faced court on charges of importing a prohibited import and intentionally importing a prohibited tier 1 good without approval.

    Two unvaccinated children with measles on flight to Sydney


    The children have been diagnosed with measles after returning home from a trip to Sri Lanka, health authorities...

    The children have been diagnosed with measles after returning home from a trip to Sri Lanka, health authorities say.

    A 'building site': Tower residents told to stay away from their homes


    Experts investigating the cracked Opal Tower building have recommended that all residents should delay moving back until further investigations have taken place by independent...

    Experts investigating the cracked Opal Tower building have recommended that all residents should delay moving back until further investigations have taken place by independent engineers.

    Australian Reptile Park releases video of funnel web spiders mating


    Popular belief is that female funnel webs eat the males after mating, but out of 80 pairings at the park in the last week, it hasn't proved...

    Popular belief is that female funnel webs eat the males after mating, but out of 80 pairings at the park in the last week, it hasn't proved true.

    'Extensive criminal history': alleged rapist refused bail over 87 new charges


    Anthony Sampieri was charged in November 2018 after he allegedly detained a girl in a toilet at Kogarah and physically and sexually assaulted her in a 15-minute...

    Anthony Sampieri was charged in November 2018 after he allegedly detained a girl in a toilet at Kogarah and physically and sexually assaulted her in a 15-minute ordeal.

    Who is responsible for what when it comes to the classroom?


    With upcoming state and federal elections, William McKeith asks which sector of government is responsible for what when it comes to...

    With upcoming state and federal elections, William McKeith asks which sector of government is responsible for what when it comes to education.

    Deadly bat virus warning: 8 people bitten and scratched across Sydney


    Health authorities have urged anyone who comes across an injured bat to make no attempt to pick it up, warning the animal may carry a deadly...

    Health authorities have urged anyone who comes across an injured bat to make no attempt to pick it up, warning the animal may carry a deadly virus.

    Wendy worms her way south for Sydney's $20b metro rail line


    Tunneling for the second stage of Sydney's multi billion-dollar metro railway is expected to take up to two...

    Tunneling for the second stage of Sydney's multi billion-dollar metro railway is expected to take up to two years.

    NSW Coroner to hold hearing into music festival deaths


    The deaths of five young music festival revellers in as many months will be scrutinised before the NSW Coroner's Court next...

    The deaths of five young music festival revellers in as many months will be scrutinised before the NSW Coroner's Court next week.

    Morning Update: Tuesday January 15


    Sydney commuters will soon be able to catch driverless trains, Bernard Tomic's astonishing spray at Lleyton Hewitt, and China ponders a 3D-printed moon research...

    Sydney commuters will soon be able to catch driverless trains, Bernard Tomic's astonishing spray at Lleyton Hewitt, and China ponders a 3D-printed moon research station.

    MDMA hospitalisation cases in NSW hit record


    It's the busiest time of the year for ecstasy-related hospital presentations - and this summer has been particularly...

    It's the busiest time of the year for ecstasy-related hospital presentations - and this summer has been particularly large.

    In the Herald: January 15, 1989


    The hunt for the killer of police chief Col Winchester spread to Italy and the US last...

    The hunt for the killer of police chief Col Winchester spread to Italy and the US last night.

    Column 8


    A cure for earworms, the science of supper and sunbaking...

    A cure for earworms, the science of supper and sunbaking dragons

    Man dead, woman critical after alleged domestic violence attack


    A man has died and a woman is in a critical condition following what police are calling a domestic-violence related stabbing at North Richmond on...

    A man has died and a woman is in a critical condition following what police are calling a domestic-violence related stabbing at North Richmond on Monday. 

    NSW to fight court decision over Barangaroo views


    The NSW Supreme Court found the Barangaroo Delivery Authority breached is contracts with Crown and Lendlease over protecting their harbour...

    The NSW Supreme Court found the Barangaroo Delivery Authority breached is contracts with Crown and Lendlease over protecting their harbour views.

    'Very cold': Couple charged after man's dismembered body found


    Police believe the couple knew the 40-year-old man, who was found dead in a unit in Sydney's south-west on Saturday...

    Police believe the couple knew the 40-year-old man, who was found dead in a unit in Sydney's south-west on Saturday afternoon.