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Rooftop Solar In New South Wales Saved Consumers Nearly $1 Billion During Heatwave

An analysis of the big electricity price surges during the February heatwave in New South Wales suggests that rooftop solar on homes and businesses across the state likely reduced the market price of wholesale electricity by nearly $1...Show More Summary

NSW Police add Chrysler 300 SRT to promo fleet

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The New South Wales (NSW) Police have taken delivery of a new Chrysler 300 SRT, with the large sports sedan tipped to take over duties from the locally-produced Holden Commodore when Australian manufacturing concludes in October. While it’s been decked out with ‘Highway Patrol’ branding, the sole 300 SRT police car (at least, for now) is only being […]

Euthanasia again?

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Will our restrictive euthanasia law be revisited now the New South Wales parliament is introducing bipartisan legislation in August 2017? In 1997 an independent MLA Michael Moore put forward the Medical Treatment Amendment Bill to the ACT Legislative Assembly to provide a form of euthanasia for Canberra. This bill was never debated because Kevin Andrews, […]

Rugby-Waratahs put down Rebels to keep playoffs hopes alive

SYDNEY, May 21 (Reuters) - The New South Wales Waratahs kept their Super Rugby playoffs hopes alive with a bonus-point 50-23 win over the Melbourne Rebels at Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday.

Record rain for parts of eastern Australia

Heavy downpours cause some flooding in Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania.

Public Service Broadcasting – “They Gave Me A Lamp” (Feat. Haiku Salut)

Public Service Broadcasting's new album Every Valley is billed as "a concept piece about the rise and fall of the South Wales coal industry." But wait! Before you close the tab, consider two things: (1) This story is presented in the context of invigorating, uplifting post-rock that reminds me of Múm and You Forgot It…

Heat on for Australia's Great Barrier Reef when global temperatures hit 1.5C

(University of New South Wales) Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science have modelled how extremes in precipitation, drought, extreme heat and ocean temperatures will change in Australia at global temperatures 1.5°C and 2°C above pre-industrial conditions. It doesn't bode well for Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Revolutionary printed solar sheets reach final trial stages in New South Wales

When disaster strikes, whether it be man-made or natural, power is the resource people need most. For this reason, Professor Paul Dastoor has been working for decades to develop a lightweight “printed solar” panel that is capable of generating power. Now, the invention is in its final trial stages at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales.[...]

Ryan Carters retires at the age of 26

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

New South Wales wicketkeeper-batsman Ryan Carters has announced his retirement from all cricket at the age of 26. Carters, who founded the Batting for Change charity, is leaving the game to pursue higher education

Australian Bill to Legalize Abortion Defeated, Would Have Allowed Legal Abortions Up to Birth

Lawmakers in New South Wales, Australia defeated a bill Thursday that would have allowed abortions for any reason up to birth, ABC Australia reports. For now, the abortion death of an unborn baby technically will remain a crime in the Australian state. However, the criminal code is overshadowed by a 1971 court decision that made […]

Astrophotographer captures rare space lightning, a meteor shower and the Aurora Australis in one night

A Lyrid meteor shower reached its peak, just as lightning sprites and the Aurora Australis dazzled those watching the night’s sky from Kiama, New South Wales.

Move to decriminalise abortion in New South Wales voted down

Greens MP Mehreen Faruqi’s abortion law reform bill defeated 25 to 14 in the state’s upper house A proposal to decriminalise abortion has been voted down in the New South Wales parliament. Greens MP Mehreen Faruqi’s abortion law reform bill was defeated 25 to 14 in the state parliament’s upper house on Thursday. Show More Summary

Massive pro-life petition stuns parliament in New South Wales

Pro-lifers delivered 56,559 signatures opposing the Abortion Law Reform Bill.

Oldest evidence of life on land found in 3.48-billion-year-old Australian rocks

(University of New South Wales) Fossil evidence of early life has been discovered by UNSW Sydney scientists in 3.48 billion year old hot spring deposits in the Pilbara of Western Australia -- pushing back by 3 billion years the earliest known existence of inhabited terrestrial hot springs on Earth. The find has implications for the search for life on Mars.

Paris 1.5°C target may be smashed by 2026

(University of New South Wales) What appears to be a recent change to a positive phase of the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation is likely to accelerate global warming, breaking through the agreed Paris target of 1.5°C by as early as 2026.

Rugby-Latu recalled for Waratahs as Australia prays for win over NZ

MELBOURNE, May 4 (Reuters) - The New South Wales Waratahs have welcomed Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu back for the crunch match against the Auckland Blues as they bid to keep their Super Rugby playoffs hopes alive and break Australia's winning drought against New Zealand.

Art Gallery of New South Wales announces Tomislav Nikolic as recipient of the Bulgari Art Award

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Art Gallery of New South Wales director Dr Michael Brand this evening announced that one of Australia?s finest colour painters, Tomislav Nikolic, is the recipient of this year?s $80,000 BVLGARI ART AWARD for his painting Just before the most significant events, people are particularly prone to deny the possibilities of the future. Show More Summary

HIGHLIGHTS-Rugby-Super Rugby week 10

The New South Wales Waratahs kept their season alive with a scrappy win over the Queensland Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.

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