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People are hacking electronic transport tickets to score free rides

There's an Opal Card rebellion going on in Sydney. A group of dedicated tightarses are using hacks on the new transport card system to save themselves $20 a week. Yep. It has come to this. It all began when the New South Wales Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian dared Sydneysiders to try and hack the system. Show More Summary

Galaxy: 56-44 to Coalition in NSW

Yet another Galaxy state poll, this one confirming that the Baird government in New South Wales is headed for an easy victory, even if it doesn't match its 2011 landslide.

Australian Liberal MP Don Harwin Comes Out as Gay In Emotional Speech to Colleagues

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a speech to the New South Wales Legislative Council today, Australian Liberal MP Don Harwin has revealed that he is gay

Australian Police To Set Up 'Body Farm' To Study Decomposing Corpses

Farming is the backbone of Australia. The produce of our local primary industry is second to none, but a different kind of farm is about to be set up in New South Wales. It’s in the business of farming rotting corpses for scientific study. More »      

For the Love of Coffee

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Piazza D’Oro (S1 Post) Back in September, I wrote a post about the Piazza D’Oro Barista of the Year competition, and the finalists have been announced. Congratulations to: New South Wales Apryl Curtin from Bar 2101 Jan Duan from Coffee Fest Marius Beullens from Margot Espresso Victoria Wael Bou Karroum from Station […]

National Museum of Australia: Exploring the World at Port Macquarie

This is a fascinating exhibit from the National Museum of Australia which provides a look into the history, geography, culture, and the importance of astronomy to Port Macquarie in New South Wales. T..

$500 million 'Chinese-style Disneyland' set to open in Australia

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A proposal for a $500 million Chinese-themed Disneyland is in place for the New South Wales Central Coast in Australia, and if that is not enough to persuade you to visit it when it gets approved by authorities, maybe its wonderful, wonderful name of Chappypie China Time would. Try beating that, Shanghai Disneyland. [ more › ]

UFO or Min Min? The 1855 King's Plains Blazing Light Mystery

By Jon Wyatt - In 1855 a 'blazing light' haunted a distant paddock at King's Plains, New South Wales; and witnesses claimed figures of “a black man” and “a dog” appeared near the light as well.What was happening at King's Plains in 1855?King's Plains is an historic district on the Mid Western Hwy between Blayney and Bathurst, on the Tablelands NSW. Show More Summary

New South Wales Gay Couples' Marriages Performed Abroad Now Recognized

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Same-sex couples in New South Wales, Australia have a new option when it comes to marriage; they are now allowed to marry in other countries and have their marital status recognized by Australian state’s government (The New South Wales Registry...

Federal seat entitlements: WA up one, NSW down one

Wherein the Australian Electoral Commission formally confirms that Western Australia will gain a sixteenth seat at the next federal election, with one of the 48 seats in New South Wales for the chop.

TOP 5 is tops!

As noted below, I've been having a wonderful time meeting with folks at the New South Wales Clinical Excellence Commission. This is an agency with a broad-ranging agenda to improve the safety and quality of patient based care in Australia's largest state. Show More Summary

Getting acquainted with clinical governance in Sydney

I've been having a wonderful time meeting with folks at the New South Wales Clinical Excellence Commission. This is an agency with a broad-ranging agenda to improve the safety and quality of patient based care in Australia's largest state. Show More Summary

Australian Public School Officials Under Fire After Removing Prayer and Hymns from Remembrance Day Service

A school in Australia is getting a taste of what it's like in the U.S. when leaders do the right thing instead of following Christian tradition. At the Carrington Public School, in New South Wales, students will no longer recite the Lord's Prayer and religious hymns on Remembrance Day (today). They'll instead take part in a more secular service:

Fantastic Voyage is showing in New South Wales

Dr. John McGhee is a researcher and senior lecturer based at UNSW Art & Design. Here you see him taking a virtual voyage through an artery, twisting and turning as he goes through to look for plaque that has been created and watching...Show More Summary

Restaurant Owner Compares Vegans to Nazis, Internet Explodes

The owner claims he's received death threats. A restaurant owner in New South Wales, Australia has drawn online ire after insulting vegan customers on Facebook, calling them "so easy to mess with" and "single minded and nazi like inShow More Summary

Consumer Drones Pose A Serious Threat To Bushfire-Battling Aircraft

Drones pose a far greater threat to fire-fighting helicopters and planes than birds, and could even bring the aircraft down, according to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service. If drones are spotted near bushfires, support aircraft could actually be ordered to retreat. More »      

Australian Batmobile: Working 1989 Replica Two Years In Making

Zac Mihajlovic — a 29-year-old Batman fan from Camden, New South Wales — spent two years building this The car is road legal and he uses it mainly to make sick kids happy together with the Make-A-Wish foundation. More »      

NSW Government Warns Of Fake Speeding Ticket Scam

The New South Wales Government has warned of a fake speeding ticket scam, circulated in emails around the state this week. The email informs the receiver that their vehicle has been caught by speed camera exceeding the speed limit, and includes a date, time and a numbered location for the ‘offence’. Show More Summary

Australian Man Spent Two Years Building Working Replica Of The 1989 Batmobile

Zac Mihajlovic — a 29-year-old Batman fan from Camden, New South Wales — spent two years building this The car is road legal and he uses it mainly to make sick kids happy together with the Make-A-Wish foundation. More »      

Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold staredown pic: UFC Fight Night 55 weigh ins

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Thurs., Nov. 6, 2014) at the Allphones Arena in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 55: "Rockhold vs. Bisping"...Show More Summary

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