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Bushfire updates NSW; The weather forecast will change

Australians across New South Wales and parts of Queensland support a day of "catastrophic" fire danger that will threaten life and property. NSW Rural Fire Service has warned residents to leave homes immediately, bring pets, in areas that pose the greatest danger. The highest level of "catastrophic fire risk" is predicted for Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra / …

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New claims of being acquitted of murder of mother, father, brother

Fresh details about the acquittal of Jeffrey Gilham, who was accused of murdering his parents and brother, have appeared in a new book by the man who was then NSW's Attorney General at Nicholas Cowdery. Mr. Gilham, now 49 years old, was tried twice for the murders of his mother Helen, 55, father Stephen, 58, after admitting to killing his …

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Glen Innes at the center of the disaster

Catastrophic bush fires have raged across northern New South Wales and parts of Queensland, claiming three lives, injuring others and causing widespread property damage. The town of Glen Innes, in the north of NSW, is in the middle of the "never before seen" leaves. "Walls of flame" attacked the area and its surroundings, told Glen Innes Mayor Carol Sparks Channel …

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Suspicious death at Pilbara Minerals mine site is being investigated by homicide detectives

Updated Nov 11, 2019 20:47:09 PM Photo: The incident is believed to have occurred at Pilbara Minerals Pilgangoora project. (ABC Pilbara: Susan Standen (file photo)) Homicide detectives travel to a remote mining site after a man after a man's suspicion. Key points: Police were called to a Pilbara mine site early Monday morning and confirmed a man's death in the …

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Qld, NSW bushfires: How Australians can donate as leaves continue

As bush fires continue to destroy northern New South Wales and South East Queensland, Aussies have left wondering what they can do to help. The current situation in both states is difficult. An emergency has been declared in both states as almost 50 bush fires are burning in Queensland while about 60 are breeding in NSW. At least three people …

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Map show close Old Bar home destroyed

A scary map generated by a fire tracking app has revealed how close to home in the suburb of New South Wales Mid Coast was destroyed. The furious inferno came within a few meters of wiping out Old Bar and Wallabi Point on Saturday, communities east of Taree. It rolled through fields and jumped the Pacific Highway as it competed …

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Most at-risk postcodes reveal four zone hotspots

The estimates come as Sydney faces its first day of "catastrophic" fire danger since authorities adopted new ratings nationally in 2009. Hot, dry and windy conditions are only likely to be relieved by the evening when a blustery cool change moves up the coast – potentially aggravating fire dangers. Mr Gissing said the risk of bushfires was expected to grow …

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Dashcam video shows the man falling out of the WA police car

WA police are investigating a viral video posted on Facebook today that shows a man falling from the back of a carriage in the middle of a lively intersection. In the images, which have been viewed almost 170,000 times since being published on the Dashcam Owners Australia page this morning, the police car makes a right turn after the light …

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Cormac Rothsey again denied bail on charges of threatening to attack a mosque and killing NZ PM

posted November 11, 2019 6:42:12 PM Photo: Cormac Rothsey is accused of threatening to attack a mosque. (Provided: Facebook) An alleged right-wing extremist has been denied bail for the second time for allegedly threatening to attack a Newcastle mosque and killing New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Police allege Cormac Patrick Rothsey, 43, was behind the alleged threats, via posts …

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Port Lincoln fire: Emergency warning for burning bushes at Duck Ponds

An emergency signal has been issued for a bush that burned at Duck Ponds, about 10 km from Port Lincoln. The fire on Western Approach Rd burns east toward Port Lincoln, home to 16,000 people. Duck Ponds / Port Lincoln fires in pictures media_camera The Duck Ponds shoots at Port Lincoln. Image: Robert Lang media_camera The Duck Ponds shoots at …

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