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A house has been destoyed by fire at Millfield near Cessnock. Firefighters were called to the property this morning and searched the burning house. But it appears no one has been injured. A 10-year-old boy is fighting for life after being hit by a car on the Central Coast. The boy was playing on Prince Street in Wamberal, when he was struck. He was flown to hospital. And two men were injured when the Rural Fire Service truck they were in crashed down an embankment at Wiseman’s Ferry last night. Read More »

NEW SITE ANNOUNCED FOR RESORT AND CASINO ON THE GOLD COAST

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A new site has been announced for an integrated resort and casino on the Gold Coast. State Development Minister, Anthony Lynham, announced that a five hectare block near Sea World is the chosen location. Chinese developer ASF Consortium had originally planned to build a cruise ship terminal on Wavebreak Island as part of the development, but the Queensland government knocked back those plans earlier this year. Read More »

KITEBOARDING CHAMPIONS HEADING TO GOLD COAST

Australia and New Zealand’s first ever national kiteboarding championship will be held on the Gold Coast. And there’s talk billionaire and keen kiteboarder, Richard Branson could get involved. Read More »

EVENING NEWS UPDATE

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The start of a suspected escape tunnel has been discovered in a workshop at Goulburn Jail, a little more than 100 metres from the outside wall of the prison. The Prime Minister maintains Bronwyn Bishop stepped down from the position of Speaker unprompted, as the Coalition considers who’ll replace her in the role. A much-loved echidna has been returned, after thieves stole her from a Gold Coast wildlife park. And Souths player Kyle Turner has been cleared of serious injury after a sickening collision.   Read More »

EAGLES LOOK TO CAUSE AN FFA CUP UPSET AGAINST A-LEAGUE CLUB

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They’ll go in as massive underdogs, but the Edgeworth Eagles are still hoping to cause an FFA Cup upset against Melbourne City. Read More »

  • WEATHER WITH GAV: FIRE AND ICE

    WEATHER WITH GAV: FIRE AND ICE

    From bushfires in the Blue Mountains to snow at sea level in Tasmania. Tocal in the Hunter and Norah Head on the Central coast recorded their warmest start this early in the season in 45 years yesterday. It was cooler today and it is going to be much colder tomorrow as the latest blast of polar air moves in. There is the chance that some shower activity will skim in along the coast. There is only one chance of seeing some of the wet weather reach the coast and that is tomorrow before the westerly winds dominate pushing everything offshore for the rest of the week. Read More »
  • KIDS CAR WASH FOR TAHLIA SMITH

    KIDS CAR WASH FOR TAHLIA SMITH

    After witnessing 21-year-old Tahlia Smith’s struggle with Lyme Disease on NBN News, a group of generous youngsters decided to spend their time in a very special way. Mackenzie and Georgia Chenhall know all too well the devastating effect Lyme disease can have on a family- it’s something they’ve lived through. In a recent NBN News series, the girls’ mother, Coreena spoke of her battle against both the illness and the Australian health system in an attempt to reclaim her life. But it was the story of Tahlia Smith the sisters found particularly confronting. So- they decided to do something about it. Enlisting the help of friends, they created a car washing service to help raise money for the 21 year-old’s treatment. After door knocking across the neighbourhood- the group managed to drum up business – so much – it was ... Read More »
  • CYCLIST FINISHES RIDE FOR LYME DISEASE SUFFERER TAHLIA

    CYCLIST FINISHES RIDE FOR LYME DISEASE SUFFERER TAHLIA

  • UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: TREATMENT

    UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: TREATMENT

  • UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE

    UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE

  • UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE HUNTER LINK

    UNCOVERING LYME DISEASE: THE HUNTER LINK

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