Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is in a medically induced coma after undergoing surgery for a head injury he suffered during the Sheffield Shield match Tuesday between New South Wales and South Australia. “He arrived in a critical condition and remains in a critical condition…” David Faktor, spokesman for St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, said (via […]
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being smashed in the head with a cricket ball. The distressing moment happened in the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales on Tuesday afternoon at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Show More Summary
Drug driving in New South Wales is on the rise, NSW Police figures reveal, and the NRMA is pointing the blame at insufficient penalties for offenders. A total of 34,280 roadside drug tests were carried out in 2013 with 729 drivers found to be affected by illicit substances. Show More Summary
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
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.
In a speech to the New South Wales Legislative Council today, Australian Liberal MP Don Harwin has revealed that he is gay
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 »
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 […]
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..
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 › ]
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
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...
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.
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
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
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:
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
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
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 »
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 »