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HIGHWAY CLOSED FOLLOWING SERIOUS CRASH

Northbound lanes of the M1 Pacific Motorway at Freemans Waterhole, west of Lake Macquarie, are closed as the result of a serious crash. Emergency services...

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SLEAPY’S DAY A SUCCESS DESPITE POOR SHOWING FROM SOUTHS

In the final round of Newcastle Rugby League, the Pickers beat the Seagulls by 8. While Souths fans turned out in force on the 10th...

Hunter News

HIGHWAY CLOSED FOLLOWING SERIOUS CRASH

Northbound lanes of the M1 Pacific Motorway at Freemans Waterhole, west of Lake Macquarie,...

LOCAL RAIL HISTORY CAPTURED IN NEW BOOK

Rail has always been a critical part of the Hunter's history, and continues to...

NEWCASTLE PRIDE FESTIVAL’S FAMILY FAIR DAY DRAWS THOUSANDS

Newcastle East was brightened by the colours of the rainbow today; the community embracing...

Central Coast News

DORF’S 1,000KM WALK FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

A Central Coast man is taking mental illness in his stride, as part of a 1,000 kilometre trek from his home town of Budgewoi...

FRUSTRATED COMMUTERS STAGE PROTEST OVER PACIFIC HIGHWAY WYONG

It used to take 10 minutes to get from A to B, now it takes 40. That's the claim from frustrated commuters and locals, who...

SURFER RECOVERING AFTER BEING WASHED ONTO ROCKS AT BATEAU BAY

A young man has been airlifted to hospital after he was washed onto rocks while surfing on the Central Coast. The 19-year-old was flown to...

North West News

ONLINE CONVERSATION SAVING HUNDREDS FROM ALCOHOL ABUSE

Alcohol abuse has touched the lives of many living on the land. A north-west woman is determined to let struggling farmers know they're NOT alone...

GOOD SAMARITAN DELIVERING DOG FEED TO STRUGGLING FARMERS

They play a crucial role on farms, but working dogs need plenty of fuel to fulfill their duties. A good samaritan is extending a helping...

NEW REGULATIONS IMPOSED TO ERADICATE FERAL DEER POPULATIONS

Farmers and landowners will soon have more control over rampant feral deer populations. The New South Wales government is taking steps to remove the creatures'...

Mid Coast News

THREE TEENAGE GIRLS ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY LIGHTING 13 FIRES ACROSS KEMPSEY

Three teenage girls have been arrested, following an extensive investigation into several suspicious fires, lit on the Mid North Coast. The group is thought to...

REV-HEADS SHOWING OFF THEIR PRIDE AND JOY IN TAREE

Dozens of vintage vehicles went on show on the banks of the Manning River today, for the annual 'Mountains to the Sea' fundraiser. This year's...

CALL FOR STRONGER UNIVERSITY PRESENCE IN MANNING GREAT LAKES REGION

The Federal Member for Lyne is setting up a committee, to entice more university students to study, live and work in Taree. Doctor David Gillespie...

Northern Rivers News

EYES TO THE FUTURE AS DPI WOLLONGBAR CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONE

The doors swung open today at the Department of Primary Industries institute in Wollongbar, as the facility celebrated 125 years. Staff spent the day reflecting...

CONTROVERSIAL BYRON BAY SCULPTURE TO BE DECOMMISSIONED

A controversial sculpture at the entrance to Byron Bay will be pulled down. The Byron Shire Council voted yesterday to decommission the piece, which was...

FIREFIGHTERS SAVE MULTIPLE HOMES FROM UKI BUSHFIRE

Residents in the village of Uki on the far north coast were bracing for the worst last night, as an out of control bushfire...

Gold Coast News

WILD GOLD COAST CHASE CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Innocent drivers have been threatened at gunpoint and suburbs sent into lockdown as a gunman went on a dangerous rampage across the Gold Coast. Our...

$1 STAMP IN DANGER: AUSTRALIA POST PROPOSES PRICE INCREASE

Australians could soon be paying 10 cents more per postage stamp, following a request by Australia Post to the ACCC to increase the Basic...

PRICES DROPPING IN SOME GOLD COAST SUBURBS

If you're in the market to buy, prices in some Gold Coast suburbs are on the way down. And there's good news for existing owners...