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18-YEAR-OLD FALLS DOWN WATERFALL WHILE TAKING PHOTO

It started as an attempt for the perfect picture, but ended with a young woman in hospital, after she fell down a waterfall in the Glenrock State Park. The 18-year-old left a walking track to stand out on the waterfall edge, posing for a photo. She lost her footing and fell about five metres onto rocks, briefly losing consciousness. With a medical team winched in, the patient was assessed and stabilised. The young woman was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition, suffering head, pelvic and leg injuries.

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DOZENS GET BEHIND BUNNINGS BBQ FOR STRUGGLING FARMERS

There was no shortage of foot traffic at Bunning’s stores this morning, with dozens lining up for a sausage sizzle, all in the aid of struggling farmers. The hardware chain partnering with charity ‘Buy a Bale’, with every cent raised from today’s barbeques going towards livestock feed and household essentials for those struggling through one of the worst droughts in recent times. Stacey Watkins shared this photo from Bunnings at Boolaroo at Lake Macquarie.  

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GAV’S WEATHER: LIMITED RAIN FROM PASSING FRONT

The powerful storm front which has brought strong winds and wild winter conditions to the west is now weakening as it makes its way east. We can expect the front to cross New South Wales tonight, and into tomorrow morning. Totals from this system will be very small, with the the associated winds set to ease on Sunday. It will be warm in the lead up to the front passing, and cooler once it has passed. We appear to be in for another fine, dry weekend with slightly cooler temperatures and westerly winds.

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STRONG FINISH FOR THE MATILDAS AT TOURNAMENT OF NATIONS

The Matildas have finished the tournament of nations undefeated, thanks to a 2-nil win over Japan. Alanna Kennedy put the Australian’s in front early in the second half, before a goal in the 81st minute to Sam Kerr secured the result. It wasn’t enough to claim the tournament though. The United States walked away with the trophy on goal difference after they beat Brazil 3 – 1 this morning.

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