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Yowie Sighting at Crescent Head, New South Wales

Another Ye' Old Report from our Archives. The Melba Cullen sighting from 1930 at Crescent Head, New South Wales.

Australia detains 15, charges one in major anti-terrorism raid

Australian police detained 15 people and charged one on Thursday, September 18, in what they described as the biggest anti-terrorism operation in the country’s history. More than 800 officers, from the New South Wales and Australian Federal Police forces, took part in the operation in Sydney and Brisbane. Show More Summary

Tigers set for monumental clash

[ 20 September 2014 at 2:30 pm; ] It’s probably the biggest match in the history of the Cooma Tigers. This weekend the National Premier Leagues: Capital Football League Champions lock horns with their New South Wales counterparts in a huge National Premier Leagues Finals match. The first National Premier Leagues Finals match to be played in Canberra is shaping up to be [...]

Alstom to supply rapid transit trains for Sydney’s North West Rail Link

Alstom has signed a $3.7bn contract with Austrialia's New South Wales (NSW) Government to deliver a new generation of rapid transit trains for the North West Rail Link.

Police Raided Australia's Cannabis Capital

Image via At a time when the Uruguayan government and several US states are legalizing marijuana, Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Police Force are cracking down on marijuana possession in the small township of Nimbin. Situated in northern...Show More Summary

Nicholas Chambers to join the Art Gallery of New South Wales

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The Art Gallery of New South Wales announced that Nicholas Chambers will join the Gallery in early December to take up the position of Curator, Modern and Contemporary International Art. Initially from Sydney, Nicholas comes to the Gallery...Show More Summary

Australian Man Jailed For Unsolicited Sexting

A New South Wales man has been thrown in the slammer this week for sending unsolicited “sexts” to nine women. More »      

Watch: Promo for China-style theme park to open in Australia

Chappypie China Time, a proposed Chinese culture theme park, is planning to open in New South Wales in early 2016 and has a flashy new promotional video (watch below). [ more › ]

Man Killed by Shark at Popular Tourist Beach in Byron Bay

SYDNEY — A man was killed by a shark while surfing off a beach in Byron Bay on the New South Wales coast Tuesday morning. A NSW Ambulance spokesperson confirmed to Mashable that the man, in his 40s, died on Clarkes Beach See also: New...Show More Summary

Shiva Returns to India

In August 2008 I commented on the Shiva acquired by the National Gallery of Australia.The BBC has now reported that the museum will be returning the bronze to India along with another from the Art Gallery of New South Wales ("Australia to return 'stolen' Hindu statues to India", 5 September 2014). Show More Summary

Around Town - Foodbank NSW Big Breakfast

Thu 16 Oct Foodbank NSW is the largest food relief agency in the state, providing 95 per cent of all food relief in New South Wales. Join the charity for their big...

Robocouch takes students to class without all of that exercise nonsense

There's a different kind of two-seater roaming the sidewalks of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia: a motorized couch. Thanks to the efforts of a few engineering students, what started as a joke amongst friends is now a Xbox...

Speed Camera Revenue In NSW Up 45 Percent

Revenue from speed cameras in New South Wales has reportedly risen 45 percent over two financial years, and currently returns $6.44 to the state government every second. A News Corp report said revenue from speed cameras in NSW during the 2011/12 financial year totalled $107 million, rising to $147 million in 2012/13 and now $155 million in 2013/14. Show More Summary

DIY Motorized Omnidirectional Robot Couch: I’d Buy That for a Dollar!

We’ve seen a couch on wheels before, but this one made by Engineering students in University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia can drive in any direction and has a Raspberry Pi for a brain. Led…

Australian engineering students create robot couch, help move humans closer to peak laziness

Where was this miraculous invention when I was watching last night's NFL season opener from my (very stationary) couch? A group of engineering students at Australia's University of New South Wales have spent the last year creating aShow More Summary

Study: Gratitude Will Make You New Friends

A new study from the University of New South Wales has found that expressing gratitude to new acquaintances will earn you friends. The study was put together to explore a theory that suggests that gratitude helps people create new relationships, build on the ones they already have, and help to maintain both. In an effort [...]

Falling In Love With Sydney's Opal Card Is Like Dating A Police Informant

Like it or not, you’re being tracked by your Opal Card in New South Wales. Every time you tap on and off, that generates metadata on you that can be accessed by authorities sans warrant. In a bid to friendly-up the system, the New South Wales government produced the weirdest ad ever to distract folks. Luckily, our friends at The Feed aren’t falling for it. More »      

Newspoll: 54-46 to Coalition in New South Wales

The latest bi-monthly Newspoll survey provides yet another indication that Mike Baird's New South Wales state government stands to win comfortably next March despite a heavy swing to Labor.

NSW: Non-compliant Bull Bars Given Two-Year's Grace

Bull-bars that fail to meet safety standards have been given a two-year grace period by the New South Wales Government. This follows a blitz by police in the state’s north and north-west targeting drivers with non-compliant bull bars, particularly the 'five-post' variety (which have been illegal since 2003). Show More Summary

Wallabies name 30-man squad, Polota-Nau included

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has announced a 30-man squad for its next two Rugby Championship matches, including the return of New South Wales Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

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