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#New South Wales

# new-south-wales - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts Australia

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 20 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# new-south-wales - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australian military investigates whether it is to blame for bushfire New South Wales

Australian military investigates whether it is to blame for bushfire

Around 80 fires are burning across New South Wales, with about 20 of them uncontained.

# new-south-wales - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales Bushfires

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

# new-south-wales - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney Australia

Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney

She was injured in the Australian city in the early hours of this morning.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Body found in Australian mountains believed to be missing Briton Gary Tweddle

Body found in Australian mountains believed to be missing Briton

Gary Tweddle went missing seven weeks ago in the Blue Mountains area.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider In The Nip This post contains videos

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider

The series finale was interrupted by an uninvited guest.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 9 June, 2013

O'Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in

Stuart Hogg will play out-half for the Lions as Owen Farrell and Jonathan Sexton rest up.

# new-south-wales - Monday 3 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Giant flourescent pink slug discovered in Australia Sluggish

Giant flourescent pink slug discovered in Australia

The 1980s called and they want their slug back.

# new-south-wales - Monday 27 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people Sydney

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# new-south-wales - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NSW Government warns the public about 'travelling Irish conmen' Unfair Trade

NSW Government warns the public about 'travelling Irish conmen'

Two Irish tourists are due in court for allegedly posing as registered tradesmen to get work.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australia bushfires rage in 'catastrophic' conditions Australia

Australia bushfires rage in 'catastrophic' conditions

Wildfires raged across Australia’s most populous state today, threatening homes and triggering evacuations.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers Australia

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers

New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives Nurses

Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives

The New South Wales health board has launched a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses.

# new-south-wales - Monday 12 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australia: Inquiry into Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal announced Australia This post contains videos

Australia: Inquiry into Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal announced

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a national inquiry into institutional responses to child sex abuse after a series of revelations.

# new-south-wales - Friday 9 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australian detective speaks out over Catholic Church sex abuse cover-ups Australia

Australian detective speaks out over Catholic Church sex abuse cover-ups

The premier of New South Wales has announced a special commission after a senior police official went public with allegations of a major cover-up.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration Polar Exploration This post contains images

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series Men At Work This post contains videos

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series

Seeking their first series title in seven years, New South Wales beat Queensland 16-12 in Sydney this morning.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia Koalas This post contains images

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

# new-south-wales - Friday 27 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning Australia

KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning

Australian girl Monika Samaan has been left mentally and physically impaired after she fell seriously ill from salmonella poisoning in 2005.

# new-south-wales - Friday 23 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australian police catch 'most wanted man' after seven years Australia

Australian police catch 'most wanted man' after seven years

Australia’s most wanted man, who eluded capture for seven years by hiding in dense forests, has been captured by police and charged with murder.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town Australia

State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town

Almost 9,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in Wagga Wagga, with floodwaters expected to rise to the highest level since 1844.

# new-south-wales - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sydney man acquitted of fatal assault on Irish backpacker Australia

Sydney man acquitted of fatal assault on Irish backpacker

A man is found not guilty of manslaughter in the case of Irishman Gearoid Walsh, 23, who was attacked outside a takeaway.

# new-south-wales - Sunday 5 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie James Cameron's film partners killed in helicopter crash Helicopter Crash

James Cameron's film partners killed in helicopter crash

US cinematographer Mike deGruy and Australian producer Andrew Wright were killed when their helicopter crashed shortly after take-off yesterday.

# new-south-wales - Friday 3 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen 2012 Floods

Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen

Floodwaters in Queensland and New South Wales are about to reach record levels.

# new-south-wales - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Speedo sues blogger over trademark infringement on fetish sites Speedophilia

Speedo sues blogger over trademark infringement on fetish sites

The swimwear company says an Australian man’s blogs – which have the word ‘Speedo’ in their names – are a breach of copyright.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Police in New South Wales granted new powers to remove face veils Australia

Police in New South Wales granted new powers to remove face veils

Police in Australia’s most populous state will now be permitted to demand that a woman remove her face covering when investigating minor offences.

# new-south-wales - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Former child migrants seek compensation for alleged child abuse Abuse Claims

Former child migrants seek compensation for alleged child abuse

The adults, who were taken to Fairbridge Farm School as children, have alleged experiencing physical, mental and sexual abuse in the Australian school.

# new-south-wales - Monday 30 May, 2011

View from Oz: state of play Down Under This post contains videos

View from Oz: state of play

It’s State of Origin time again in Australia, one of the biggest sporting events in the country.