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Sometimes truth is actually stranger than fiction. During the summer of 2010, Camp Kanfei Nesharim, an orthodox teen ski and travel South Pacific adventure camp, passed through the small Australian ski town of Cooma, located in the Snowy Mountains section of New South Wales, six hours outside of ...
"As a precautionary measure an exclusion zone was established and military personnel attended to inspect the item," a New South Wales police spokesperson said in a statement via email. Fortunately, the bomb was deemed to be of no risk to the public, but was seized by the Australian Defence Force.
Like many towns around Australia, Kempsey on the mid-north coast of New South Wales has been by-passed by a big new highway. Kempsey has lost its tourist trade since it was bypassed by a new highway. It's great for motorists but not so good for a town with a declining population and now, fewer ...
By mid 2018, the Australian state of New South Wales plans to offer digital driver's licenses, stored on a user's smartphone, allowing them to ditch their physical ID card. The government successfully trialed the system last year with 1,000 residents in the town of Dubbo, using its Service NSW app.
The couple recently returned to Pacific from a month in Wagga Wagga, an inland city in the state of New South Wales (NWS), which occupies the southeastern ... This is a cross-country drive that took them through towns with the exotic names of Yerrinbool, Mittagong, Wollogorang, Currawang and Bywong.

Similar attempts have been made elsewhere since then, most recently in Western Australia and New South Wales, but both were aborted before they were completed. The Federal Government is already rolling out "city deals" which bring local, state and federal governments together in exchange for federal ...
RESIDENTS of this Australian town have been left to fear their homes will be burned down by violent members of two feuding families in the area. ... SOME residents in a northern New South Wales town are fearing for their lives after a series of massive street brawls reportedly between two feuding ...
WHEN Mardi Watts lived in Bathurst she was an undisputed star of the Premier League hockey competition, but now it is a different sport in which she is impressing. The former Bathurst City premiership winner was this week named in the 30-player New South Wales rugby union squad ahead of the ...
Canadian pilot Gareth Morgan is believed to have turned into the steep-sided Jerusalem Bay after taking off from nearby Cottage Point, around 25 miles north of the city centre. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and New South Wales coroner will handle the investigation before the Berkshire ...
"There's a subsidy gap, but no one [in government] really wants to talk about that," said report co-author Professor Bill Randolph, director of the University of New South Wales' City Futures Research Centre. The supply of affordable housing is being hindered by inconsistent policies across the country.
The New South Wales government has officially opened its Startup Hub in Sydney, with Microsoft announced as one of the main tenants. ... "The decision by Microsoft to move in is a huge vote of confidence in our city, our economy, and the people that make up our startup community," Berejiklian added.
Parts of New South Wales and the ACT are on alert with hot and windy conditions expected to strike late this afternoon. Strong winds from Sydney down to the Illawarra region and through the Hunter area will be at its worst about 4pm. The strongest winds are expected in the Southern Highlands in Sydney's ...
ECHUCA-MOAMA will compete in a squash tournament, named after one of the sport's most successful Athletes, at the end of the month. More than 20 clubs from across Victoria and New South Wales will vie for the Geoff Hunt Perpetual Shield in the brand new inter-town competition, starting February 25.
About 1000 customers in Engadine, in the city's south, were also affected. The calm before the storm at Drummoyne Oval. (AAP). The Bureau of meteorology has forecast a "mixed bag" for New South Wales today, with a front moving through from the southwest. Sunny spells are expected throughout the day ...
IF the Bundaberg Rugby League gets its wish, an NRL game could be played in the Rum City in the next 12 months. The NewsMail can ... Regional areas and large cities of New South Wales including Bathurst, Mudgee and Coffs Harbour are set to host an NRL game this season as well. Finally, South ...

IT'S the eve of the Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race and most of the New South Wales country town's hotels are booked out as the buzz on Mount Panorama ... The controversial Stardust Circus has also rolled into town, with acrobats, clowns and animals -- including African lions and rhesus macaque ...
The Doo, as it's known to some locals, is a town of 4,300 people 40 kilometres out of Darwin, but the origin of its name continues to mystify even the most ... The theory that humpty doo is a variation of an Indigenous word is given some credence by words such as didgeridoo and the New South Wales town ...
It goes without saying that they're booked out long in advance for the duration of the festival, as are many motels and camping grounds in nearby towns such as Forbes and Peak Hill. One of the great things about the festival is how the community has supported it through things such as the highly successful ...
... who shares the record for the most medals collected by an athlete at the Commonwealth Games with 18, was one of the 14 people nominated to carry the Baton in Forbes. Continuing its journey around central New South Wales, the Baton then travelled to Parkes. A community celebration was held at the ...
FIVE people with links to outlaw bikie gangs have been nabbed during early morning raids on the Victorian-New South Wales border. Cash, guns and drugs ... "Outlaw motorcycle gangs don't only operate in our major cities, they also have a criminal presence in our regional centres," he said. "police will ...
Purchasing a home in a number of towns in New South Wales has become a smarter and cheaper choice compared to renting. According to a report from The Daily Telegraph, dwellers who bought their own homes will be able to save $45 a week in parts of the Hunter Region and $143 a week in the city of ...
A study by Dr John Clarke, a lecturer in psychology at the University of Sydney and consultant to the New South Wales police Force, demonstrated, using police data, that 61.5 per cent of convicted animal abuse offenders had also committed an assault and 17 per cent were guilty of sexual abuse.
Locals from McCullys Gap, north of Sydney, described Maree as the "neighbour from hell" and claim they were "harassed" by the woman before she was run out of town. Now Maree has been charged with the murders of her two impaired adult children - Erin, 18, and Jonathan, 26 - and the torture of another daughter, 25.
This mirrors what we're seeing from around the globe, as cities and towns create ambitious renewable energy targets and climate solutions. Transforming the way cities and towns use energy could make up to 70 per cent of the greenhouse gas reductions needed to limit worsening climate change.
Capella Lodge is also one of several highly distinctive luxury properties in regional New South Wales. Use Sydney as a gateway ... birds and kangaroos. The restaurant is good too, but for local ingredients with a European twist, drive up to cutesy heritage town Berry for the newly opened SOUTH on Albany.
Experiences count for an awful lot, too - and luckily, Sydney and surrounding New South Wales have plenty of genuinely memorable ones. Such as… ... The South Coast is home to several walking trail-packed national parks, plus charming beach towns such as Jervis Bay. Here is where you can combine ...
Coming from Sydney, Australia's largest city, one or two stars in the night sky is an occasion to be celebrated. But in the ... The exact location of your home for the night -- near the tiny town of Running Creek, around 200 kilometers from Sydney -- is not revealed until you pay your deposit. This keeps away ...
The 24-hour rail strike will not go ahead, after the New South Wales government was successful in its bid to have the action deemed unlawful. ... The NSW government, through two applications made separately by both the minister for industrial relations, Dominic Perrottet, and the city's train network, ...
A total fire ban has been issued for the greater Sydney region after the city sweated through its hottest day in almost 80 years. Penrith, in the city's west, exceeded 47C on Sunday afternoon but conditions across the city cooled slightly on Monday morning with some early rainfall. Temperatures in the city on ...
There are certain cities that frequently find themselves at the business end of surveys to find "the world's best places to live". Long-running candidates for this accolade include Melbourne, Vancouver and Auckland, and increasingly in recent years, Sydney. PwC placed Sydney in fifth last year, Mercer put it ...
The mullet has largely fallen out of favour since its 1970s and 80s heyday, when the "business in front, party in the back" style was sported by everyone from Mel Gibson to Tina Turner. However, the retro 'do has never gone out of style in parts of Australia, where it "became a symbol of working-class Aussie ...
After weeks of hot weather, many towns in south-east Queensland have experienced their coldest February day on record with temperatures resembling winter maximums. On Friday, Applethorpe, near the New South Wales border, reached a maximum of 15 degrees Celsius while Toowoomba climbed to ...
New South Wales police said on Monday that the train had crashed into a buffer at the end of the train line while "slowing to stop at the station". A number of passengers and two Sydney Trains employees, including the driver, were treated at the scene. police said 11 people were treated at a nearby oval ...
We'll see the low drift further south and this trough extend up through New South Wales and into Queensland with a band of heavy showers and thunderstorms. By Sunday ... And in saying this, I am ready for this... even amid a double-shift with a three-and-a-half-hour break and inner-city travel in between.
During his time at the Roosters, Pearce made 238 appearances and played for New South Wales 17 times. "I see a group of guys working hard and on the way up and I want to be part of making this team strong again for the town," Pearce said. "I am passionate about helping and leading the young players ...
"The heaviest rain and greatest risk for flooding is expected across eastern Victoria and southern New South Wales," he said. This includes the capital city of Canberra, as well as the communities of Albury and Wagga Wagga. Rainfall amounts of 80-150 mm (3-6 inches) may be common within this zone ...
People have been spending more in New South Wales in recent years, followed by Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia, ... Sydney's ranking as the most expensive city is mainly driven by increases in housing and education costs, which have risen by 5.7 per cent and 5 per cent, ...
'Unsurprisingly, there aren't many cities around the world that have placed a 30-metre-high phallic symbol in their most prominent public space.' The council estimates the tower will cost $1.6million (around £1.2million) to maintain over the next four years and said those funds could be used on better ...
Scattered and light showers are continuing across the city. ... Townsville City Council is pumping water to Ross dam, which supplies Townsville, at a cost of $35,000 a day. The Ross Dam level ... There are warnings of a "major rain and flood event" in Victoria, New South Wales and Southern Queensland.
Almost 30 years ago, on Australia's bicentenary, queen Elizabeth II gracefully stepped off her royal vessel on Newcastle harbour, and officially opened a new waterside precinct named in her honour in the New South Wales city. The $13m development included an observation tower called the Queens ...
The parliament of Australian's most populous state, New South Wales, rejected a doctor-assisted suicide bill two weeks ago by a single vote, 20 to 19. Australia's sparsely populated Northern Territory in 1995 became the first jurisdiction in the world to legalize doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.
Applications made to the government of New South Wales in Australia for two solar farms totalling 285MW of capacity are open to comment from ... developer RES (Renewable Energy Systems), in Blighty, a small development 23km southeast of the nearest 'big' town, Delinquin (population: around 8,000).
"It is credit to Destination New South Wales and Newcastle City Council to support our vision and deliver such a fantastic event to the City. "There were no major issues whatsoever across the weekend, the big crowds got in and out relatively smoothly and traffic flowed quite well around the precinct.
The next New South Wales state election is scheduled to be held on ... Greens councillor for Lismore City Council, Vanessa Etkins, said the ...
Imagine you're a woman living in rural New South Wales. ... You try to settle your debts and move into town but the cost of living is beyond your means. ... homelessness is an issue confined to the main streets of big cities.
Rawlins has spent the past month in Gillespie's home city, playing for Sydney Cricket Club in the New South Wales Premier League as part of ...
Some say Australia's kangaroo hunt is a sustainable use of a renewable resource and needed to control kangaroo numbers. Critics say it's ...
It first opened a site in Wollongong, a New South Wales coastal city, five years ago, winning major business from the New South Wales ...


 

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