New South Wales
‘Jobs for the Boys’: Inquiry To Be Launched Into John Barilaro’s New $500,000 Gig
The former deputy NSW premier created the role himself while serving as trades minister.
People Who Complained About Police at a BLM Protest Just Had Their Email Addresses Leaked
An Australian police department is "making inquiries" to find out how 150 email addresses were made public.
Anyone in Victoria with Flu Symptoms Can Now Get a COVID-19 Test
Some parts of NSW are rolling out similar measures.
3 Australia Wildfires Officially Just Merged into a ‘Mega-Blaze’
The long-feared convergence is reportedly more than three times bigger than any fire ever recorded in California.
Here Are Some Illustrations That Show Just How Bad Australia’s Bushfires Are
It's hard to imagine the severity of the fires, so we compare them to more familiar incidents.
Watch Out for Scams Disguised As Fundraisers for Australia’s Bushfires
A new low for the world’s scammers is creating fake charities or posing as relatives of victims of the fires.
Australia's Wildfires Could Wipe Entire Endangered Species Off the Planet
Some species were barely surviving in the wild before the fires burned their habitats to the ground.
Australians Fear 'Mega Blaze' If 2 Fires Join Forces: 'It's an Atomic Bomb'
After a weekend of hell and a short reprieve, the bushfire crisis is forecast to worsen this week.
Fears NSW Mega-Fire Could Threaten Coal Mine and Power Plant
The Blue Mountains bushfires are starting to encroach upon one of NSW's largest coal-fired power stations, responsible for supplying 10 percent of the state's electricity.
More Damning Allegations Levelled at NSW Police Who Strip-Searched Minors at a Music Festival
An inquiry revealed that volunteers watching strip-searches weren't required to have "Working with Children Checks," and one police officer allegedly “ran his hands around” the buttocks of a 17-year-old boy.
NSW Police are Being Investigated for Strip-Searching Minors at an Underage Music Festival
The claims are just the latest in a string of allegations that the state police force is abusing their strip-search powers.
Australia Is Battling Some of the Most Dangerous Wildfires It's Ever Seen
Around 100 fires were raging across more than 2 million acres on Monday.