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SURF REPORT: LACK OF SWELL ACROSS THE WEEKEND

There’s not much on offer for surfers this weekend, with a lack of swell and strong westerly winds keeping the ocean flat. Your best bet will be hitting the wave magnet spots that have some protection from the offshore winds, and keeping away from the high tide. The water temperature and wind chill will mean you’ll need to rubber up. SEE ALSO: WEATHER CHAT

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GAV’S WEATHER: COLD WINDY WEEKEND AHEAD

A wintry front is making its way across the south east corner of the country, with a lot of cold air on the way with little to no rain for most local areas. We may even see snow flurries across theĀ Barringtons on Sunday. The front will be a vigorous one, dropping temperatures, and causing windy, wet and wild weather across Victoria, with some nice snow across the Alpine districts. Locally we are in for a cold weekend, however the sun will hang in there. We can expect cold nights and freezing mornings across the weekend. SEE ALSO: WEEKEND SURF REPORT

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SEARCH RESUMES FOR MAN MISSING ON NSW NORTH COAST

The search for a 72-year-old man missing at Sandon near Yamba has resumed, after he was reported missing earlier in the week. Kenneth Parker was last seen at around lunchtime on Wednesday, when he told friends he was heading down to the river to go fishing. His boat was found still anchored at the jetty, while his fishing rod was missing. He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 150cm tall, and of a heavy build with balding white hair. Anyone with information, or who sights Mr Parker is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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UPDATING NBN NEWS

In NBN news tonight, An emergency on the tarmac at Sydney Airport after a suspicious white powder was discovered in the cargo hold of an American Airlines plane. Floral tributes grow for Melbourne woman Eurydice Dixon whose body was found in a Melbourne Park. The 22-year-old comedian was raped and murdered just hundreds of metres from her home. And host nation Russia’s made a great to its World Cup campaign, downing the Saudi Arabia five nil. NBN News tonight at six

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FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO HELP ADDRESS RISE IN INDECENT ASSAULTS

New South Wales Attorney General Mark Speakman was in the Hunter today, announcing funding for a Sexting and Sexual Harassment Intervention program. The $8000 will go towards a program aimed at tackling online sexual harassment, and will be delivered by the Victims of Crime Assistance League. The government hopes it will help address a 9.8 per cent increase in reported indecent assault and other sexual offences in the Newcastle Police District over the past two years. Tahlia Sarv will have more details in #NBNNews tonight at 6. Year 7-9 students across the #Hunter will soon have access to an education program helping tackle online sexual harassment. Those details tonight at 6 @nbnnews pic.twitter.com/DI80OEMBem — Tahlia Sarv (@tahliasarv) June 15, 2018 The state government has announced $8,000 in funding for the Sexting and Sexual Harrassment Intervention program to educate young people …

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9-YEAR-OLD GIRL GRABBED AROUND THE WAIST AT TWEED HEADS

Police are seeking public assistance, after a 9-year-old girl was grabbed around the waist on the New South Wales Far North Coast. The girl was walking along Heffron Street at Tweed Heads on Thursday morning, when the incident occurred. The girl managed to escape, and reported the incident to a teacher. Officers are now hoping to speak with two men they believe can assist with their inquiries. The first man is described as being Caucasian, aged in his 20s, with short brown hair, and with a black tattoo on his right ankle. A second man is described as being in his 20s, with short brown hair, dark skin, and a silver nose ring. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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MAN SHOT AT WARATAH

A Newcastle man has been taken to a Sydney hospital for emergency surgery, after being shot at Waratah overnight. Police are investigating the incident, which is believed to have happened in a suburban street. Tyson Cottrill reports.

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