ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a car arson in Tharwa damaged important road infrastructure for local residents on Friday night (May 17). Around 11.30pm a light blue 1991 Mitsubishi Magna station wagon (New South Wales registration WPB 384) was driven onto the Gudgenby River bridge along Smiths Road in Tharwa and deliberately lit. The vehicle [...]
While Wee Waa, Australia (pop. 2,100) may be hosting the launch party for French electronic duo Daft Punk’s new album, Random Access Memories, devotees in the small town in New South Wales will not be getting first dibs on hearing the tracks. Show More Summary
Today's image of southern Australia showing New South Wales and Victoria shows a series of controlled fires. Fires are often deliberately set by fire officials and controlled in order to clean out dry underbrush and accumulations of debris. Show More Summary
-Paul Fishlock, the former chairman/ECD of the now-defunct Y&R Brands unit, The Campaign Palace, has been awarded $270,000 in damages by the New South Wales Supreme Court after a two-year legal battle with his ex-employer. You can read...Show More Summary
Hey soldier, don’t forget your wingman down here. Can I have a kees too? “Soldier’s Goodbye & Bobbie the Cat”, by Sam Hood 1872-1953, State Library of New South Wales Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Cute or Sad?, Flashback Friday, Kittens
A massive air and sea search has been launched off the coast of New South Wales for a man and a woman believed to have fallen overboard from a luxury cruise liner.Paul Rossington, 30 and Kristen Schroder, 27 were discovered missing when the Carnival Spirit liner arrived in Sydney today. Show More Summary
The Koala pictured in this image wandered back to his home in New South Wales, Australia last week only to find nothing, except log chippings from the remaining's of the logging operations.
Last spring, the scientific community dealt a devastating blow to bearded men and the women who love them. After assessing the facial hair preferences of 227 women, University of New South Wales researchers Barnaby Dixson and Robert Brooks released a study suggesting that straight women deem men more attractive when they are beardless. Show More Summary
The ABC has the worrying news that the charmingly named “Strangles” is attacking the region’s horses: A highly contagious disease that has the potential to kill horses has broken out in the ACT and parts of southern New South Wales. Strangles is a bacterial disease that causes nasal discharge and swelling of the lymph nodes around [...]
Same old same old from Newspoll in New South Wales.
Australia's New South Wales (NSW) government has shortlisted two consortia led by Serco and Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation to operate Sydney's A$8bn ($7.96bn) North West Rail Link (NWRL) project.
This koala photo is almost guaranteed to bring a tear to your eye. The little guy wandered back to his home in New South Wales, Australia last week only to find it had been cut down and chipped to pieces by loggers. A volunteer withShow More Summary
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – An Australian team led by researchers at the University of New South Wales has achieved a breakthrough in quantum science that brings the prospect of a network of ultra-powerful quantum computers - connected via a...Show More Summary
A new study from the University of South Wales confirms what plenty of us have known for years -- everything is better with a beard. At least, ladies seem to think so, as the study showed that women see bearded men as more attractive partners in both the short and long term.
New South Wales police have released the results of its 'Go Slow' operation, revealing the law-breaking habits of the state's worst speedsters. Highway patrol conducted the operation for five days over the ANZAC weekend, with 43 drivers caught exceeding the limit by more than 45km/h. Show More Summary
The normally sleepy rural New South Wales electorate of New England promises to be one of the highest profile contests of the coming election, with Tony Windsor fighting to survive the backlash over his support for the Gillard government and Barnaby Joyce looking to move his career to a new stage.
An unnamed 24-year-old in New South Wales, Australia, was arrested for defacing a government website, the BBC reports. This individual is the "self-proclaimed leader" of hacking group LulzSec, a splinter group of Anonymous, the BBC says. Show More Summary
The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia has announced a plan to invest $60m to set up eight maintenance 'centres of excellence' for the state's rail network.
It’s being reported this morning that the alleged leader of notorious hacking group Lulzsec has been arrested on the Central Coast of New South Wales. More »
Volume 11, Issue 1 (June 2013) of the eJournal of Tax Research, published by Atax (Australian Taxation Studies Program), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and edited by Binh Tran-Nam & Michael Walpole, is available on its web site: Margaret McKerchar, Kim Bloomquist & Jeff Pope, Indicators of Tax...