Renters choose affordability over lifestyle

New data shows a massive preference shift away from the coast to Sydney’s middle and outer suburbs. Here’s why renters are making the switch. Lifestyle has given way to affordability as Sydney renters leave beachside suburbs in favor of cheaper rent. Data from Realestate.com.au shows a massive shift in demand away from outer coastal regions … Read more

Police say they have found murder scene of NSW Central Coast man Peter Hillier at Poochera

SA Police say a New South Wales man, whose body was found in the South Australian town of Venus Bay on Monday, was killed at Poochera on Sunday. Key points: Peter Hillier’s body was found in a home in Venus Bay on Monday Adam Bennett has been charged with murder him Police say they have … Read more

NSW, Central Coast, Tuggerah Lakes: Missing man in hospital after police dog bite

Police have launched an internal investigation after a man who went missing and was later seen allegedly running on a highway was mauled by a police dog. An investigation has been launched after a police brutally bit a man on the Central Coast of NSW overnight. The violent struggle between a man, 27 – who … Read more

Sydney free public transport: How to travel without paying in NSW

Public transport will be free across Sydney and other parts of NSW for the next 12 days. Here’s everything you need to know to save cash. Sydneysiders have woken up to nearly two weeks of free public transport over the school holidays. Free travel for the Opal network will last for 12 days and end … Read more

Free trains NSW: All the public transport services that will be free over school holidays

NSW has revealed all the public transport services that will be free to use from Thursday – and the few routes that will still cost money. People in greater Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Region will be able to ride public transport for free for 12 days, starting Thursday. Commuters will be able to access … Read more

NSW bus driver strike causes commuter chaos

Hundreds of furious drivers about a “ridiculous” loophole on toilet breaks have walked off the job, sparking commuter chaos in Sydney. Hundreds of NSW bus drivers have rallied to demand fair pay and better working conditions. Commuters across NSW faced altered bus schedules on Monday during the 24-hour strike by Transport Workers Union and Rail, … Read more

NSW commuters told to expect delays as bus drivers prepare for 24-hour Monday strike

Thousands of Monday morning commuters are likely to face delays as bus drivers prepare to go on strike and issue a list of demands. Monday morning commuters in NSW have been told to prepare for delays as bus drivers prepare to go on strike. Transport Workers Union and Rail, Tram, and Bus Union drivers will … Read more

Resolution to Protect One Million Acres of California Land Passed by LA City Council – NBC Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council approved a resolution Wednesday to support a federal legislative package aimed at protecting more than 1 million acres of public lands in Los Angeles, Northwest California and the Central Coast. The Protecting Unique and Beautiful Landscapes by Investing in California (PUBLIC) Lands Act, introduced by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla in … Read more

Craig Thomson arrested after former Labor MP allegedly breached AVO

A prominent former federal MP has been arrested for allegedly breaching a court protection order involving his ex-wife. Former federal MP Craig Thomson was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly breaching an apprehended violence order (AVO) involving his ex-wife. The arrest was made at Wamberal, on the NSW Central Coast, just hours after Mr Thomson pleaded … Read more

Jetties, caravans and fridges displaced by floods float down Hawkesbury River during clean-up

Caravans, fridges and pontoons make up just some of the tons of debris washing out of the swollen Hawkesbury River after the latest flood disaster – and much more is on its way. A community clean-up effort is well underway on the New South Wales Central Coast, north of Sydney, where rubbish from up river … Read more