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New South Wales unlikely to follow Queensland plan to crackdown on Wicked Campers slogans

ABC Local - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In response to questions of whether New South Wales would follow Queensland in deregistering vehicles, Minister for Roads Duncan Gay said in a statement "[car] registration in New South Wales was in place to ensure cars were roadworthy and safe".

New South Wales man dies from stab wounds following altercation - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A man has died from stab wounds following an altercation with another man in New South Wales' Central Tablelands. The body of the 35-year-old man was discovered by police in a Lithgow home at 9.30pm on Saturday night, where they were responding to ...
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New NSW P-plater restrictions announced after rise in fatal crashes - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
All mobile phone use will be banned and licence wait periods will be extended by six months for every speeding and unsafe driving suspension, under new restrictions for P-plate drivers introduced by the New South Wales government. The measures will see ...

Police are continuing to urge care on roads as severe weather hits Alpine region

NSW Police Online (press release) - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Police are continuing to urge motorists to take caution on the roads as a storm moves through the Alpine region of New South Wales. A severe weather warning for destructive winds and heavy rainfall has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for the ...
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Bremner's One Regret After Historic NSW Win

New South Wales Rugby League - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
She has had to endure five years of Origin heartache but New South Wales fullback Sam Bremner had just one regret after her side claimed the Nellie Doherty Cup for the first time on Saturday; that she couldn't be on the field when the full-time whistle ...
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Daily alcohol drinking most common in people over 65, New South Wales Health report finds

ABC Online - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The over-65s are the age group most likely to drink alcohol every day, a study by the NSW Department of Health has found. The report from the chief health officer found one-in-seven people who are over 65 drink alcohol every day, compared to 1-in-100 ...

Our cross-border DV order barriers

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
“This Bill will mean that DVOs issued in Queensland will be recognised and enforceable in NSW which will play a major difference, especially in a border community like Tweed Heads,” Mr Provest said.
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Explained: Why NSW is banning greyhound racing

ABC Online - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
New South Wales is set to be the first Australian state to ban greyhound racing, after an inquiry found "overwhelming evidence of systemic animal cruelty, including mass greyhound killings and live baiting".

Man charged following search warrant - Albury

NSW Police Online (press release) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
About 7am (Thursday 21 July 2016), police attended a house in Waugh Road following an investigation into the alleged theft of ski gear from storage sheds on the New South Wales and Victorian border. During the search police will allege they located ...
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Man charged after setting himself alight and driving into New South Wales police station

Yahoo7 News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A man who allegedly set himself alight and drove his car into a police station in Sydney's west on Thursday night has been charged after attempting to damage the building.
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Wild winds and flash flooding for parts of NSW and ACT

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Wild weather in parts of New South Wales and the ACT has prompted hundreds of calls for help and several flood rescues overnight, the State Emergency Service says.

Aboriginal elders forcibly removed from anti-mining protest in New South Wales Hunter Valley

ABC Online - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Protesters rallying against a controversial Upper Hunter mine expansion have slammed the arrest of two Aboriginal elders who have been charged with resisting arrest.

Urunga in New South Wales town preparing to be bypassed by the new Pacific Highway

ABC Online - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The tiny town of Urunga on the Mid North Coast of NSW is home to only 3,000 people and it is about to be bypassed by the new Pacific Highway.

Appeal after ram raids and break-in - Bathurst and Blayney

NSW Police Online (press release) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The vehicle involved in all incidents, a white 1991 Toyota Landcruiser, with New South Wales registration WKR782, was stolen from Newbridge Street, Blayney sometime after 10pm yesterday (Tuesday 19 July 2016).

Referrals up for domestic violence support service in outback New South Wales

ABC Local - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
A domestic violence service in far west New South Wales says it has received almost 900 victim referrals for women and children in 12 months.

Blues back Origin presentation switch - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 13: Cameron Smith of the Maroons holds aloft the State of Origin Shield after winning the series 2-1 following game three of the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ ...
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Greyhound racing ban could cost NSW $4b in compensation, industry says

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The greyhound industry has estimated the New South Wales Government could have to pay $4 billion in compensation for its decision to outlaw racing by July next year.
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Man extradited from New South Wales accused of sexually abusing children

ABC Online - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
A man has been charged in Western Australia with the sexual abuse of two children, aged between eight and 10, after being extradited from New South Wales. The 25-year-old man is accused of assaulting the boy and girl when he was 17 to 18 years of age.