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Australian man spends Christmas Day stuck on jet-ski

Sean Devlin was only supposed to be taking a quick 15-minute ride on Lake Hume, New South Wales.

Exit John Robertson

Three months out from an election, the position of New South Wales Labor leader makes an entry on the situations vacant list.

Lego Farmer features in Aussie 12 Days of Christmas extravaganza

There is no better way to illustrate the 12 Days of Christmas Aussie style than with an Aussie Lego Farmer 24-year-old Aimee Snowden, who lives and works on her family's irrigation farm in southern New South Wales, was inspired by the Lego Travellers to document life on the property. Show More Summary

NSW Transport awards $73m Wickham interchange project

Australia's Transport for New South Wales (NSW) has awarded a $73m contract to Laing O'Rourke Construction Australia to design and build a new transport interchange at Wickham.

Miranda & Nathan's short dresses and big beards wedding

Give us big beards and short skirts any day, amirite? This in-the-middle-of-nowhere wedding in New South Wales is a dreamy evening under the stars. Don't miss the beautiful handmade cake, foxy placecards, and epic backdrop and scene...

Sydney's $2.1bn light rail contract awarded to ALTRAC Light Rail

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Transport has awarded the $2.1bn CBD and South East Light Rail line to the ALTRAC Light Rail consortium, formerly named as Connecting Sydney.

When you lose weight, where does it go?

A new study from the University of New South Wales says mass is exhaled as carbon dioxide.

Shed post-Christmas pounds just by breathing

Widespread misconceptions about losing weight led Ruben Meerman and Andrew Brown at the University of New South Wales to calculate how we "lose weight." Human fat cells store triglyceride, which consists of just three kinds of atoms; carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Show More Summary

Manager, Mom of 3 Killed in Sydney Cafe Siege

A makeshift memorial has been set up in central Sydney and flags across New South Wales will be flown at half-mast today to honor two hostages killed in the Lindt Chocolat Cafe. One victim has been identified as Katrina Dawson, a highly respected barrister and the mother of three children...

“It Felt Very Inhumane, To Be Honest.” Yeah, I’m Guessing That’s How Your Baby Felt, Too.

[guest post by Dana] (Trigger alert: Lifeydoodle post) A woman in New South Wales aborted her baby at 7 months pregnant. Why? Because the baby had a deformed left hand. Not a life threatening deformity for the baby, nor one that would put the woman at risk if she delivered. The official name is ‘ectrodactyly’, […]

Watch: Five Sydney Hostages Escape

Video shows some of the hostages being held in Sydney during an on-going hostage crisis escaping and running towards police. New South Wales Deputy Police Commissioner Catherine Burn told the Associated Press that they would ensure the escaped hostages were okay and then try to gather whatever information they could. Show More Summary

Hostages Held in Sydney Chocolate Shop

An apparent hostage situation was unfolding inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, where several people could be seen through a window with their hands held in the air. New South Wales state police said they were dealing with "an armed incident," though they would...

World Record Solar Module Efficiency of 40.4% From CPV Startup RayGen

RayGen Resources of Australia and the University of New South Wales have built a solar module with a world-record efficiency of 40.4 percent. The results were verified at NREL's test facility and handily beat the previous module record of 36.7 percent. read more

Australian Team Sets New Solar PV Efficiency Record

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath An ARENA-funded solar research team at the University of New South Wales has recorded the highest efficiency for a PV system ever reported, converting over 40 per cent of sunlight into electricity, with an innovative take on Australian-designed solar tower technology. Show More Summary

Women seeking abortions ‘harassed by protesters to point of suicide’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Women trying to get an abortion in Albury, New South Wales, have ended up self harming or even attempting suicide because of harassment from protesters outside the only clinic offering the procedure in the area, health workers have said. For more than a decade evangelical protesters calling...

Scientists smash solar cell efficiency record by converting 40.4% of sunlight to energy

A team from the University of New South Wales, Australia, just set a new world record for solar energy efficiency by successfully converting 40.4% of available sunlight into electricity. And what's even more remarkable is the fact that the record was achieved

NSW Police nab hundreds of drivers for failing to keep left

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

New South Wales Police booked almost 300 drivers for failing to keep left in a one-day, state-wide traffic blitz last week. Operation Compliance 5 targeted motorists driving in the right lane, as well as illegal mobile phone use, school zone offences and vehicle defects across the state’s major highways and suburban roads. A total of [...]

ARENA Funding Produces Record Solar Efficiency

ARENA today congratulated researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for being the first in the world to convert more than 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity.

NSW announces improvements plan for CBD and South East Light Rail project

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has announced several improvements to the Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail project, to offer better services with enhanced capacity, improved traffic flow at key intersections and less overhead wires…

Solo Kayaker Rescued East of Coffs Harbor

  The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has coordinated the search and rescue of a solo kayaker off northern New South Wales. AMSA Search and

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