A surfer has been knocked off his board by a shark at Lennox Head on Friday morning, just kilometres from the beach where a bodyboarder was mauled by a suspected great white the previous day, according to reports.
Eryk Bagshaw A primary school teacher has become the latest man to be charged with child sex offences after a year-long investigation into historical child sex offences at a school in northern NSW.
James Robertson and Eryk Bagshaw The Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music has been forced to resign after a Sydney University investigation uncovered the misuse of thousands of dollars on his corporate credit card
Paul Bibby The agency responsible for promoting the welfare of vulnerable young people in NSW does not have basic data about how often these children are sexually abused, even though the Ombudsman has the information.
Noel Towell Giant department's new DIE acronym doesn't even last a day.
James Massola and Judith Ireland Tony Abbott's sister, Christine Forster, has directly challenged the Prime Minister to allow his MPs a free vote on a cross-party same-sex marriage bill, as Liberal Party divisions erupt and the government's leader in the Senate, Eric Abetz, warns ministers who wanted to vote for the legislation to quit the frontbench.
Pallavi Singhal The TAFE campus in Crows Nest will be replaced by a new high school for year 11 and 12 students, with TAFE programs to be moved to St Leonards, Ryde and Northern Beaches campuses.
Eamonn Duff She wrote to the NSW Government following the suicide death of her mother. Weeks later, her moving words have already sparked historic change.
Louise Hall Christopher Cullen has been sentenced to 30 years jail for the "callous" murder of his estranged wife Victoria Comrie Cullen in a deserted fishing club car park in Taren Point on January 22, 2014.
Mark Hawthorne Soccer star Harry Kewell made personal payments into the bank account of Fiat Chrysler boss Clyde Campbell after signing a $1 million a year deal to become a brand ambassador for Jeep, according to documents filed with the Federal Court.
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