Lane Cove Tunnel: Peak hour chaos as two overhead trucks disrupt Sydney traffic

Commuters in Sydney are facing long delays after a truck became stuck in a busy tunnel. The Lane Cove Tunnel, in the city’s north, was closed after the incident on Wednesday morning. It was the second time a truck had become stuck on the M2 in just four hours. All lanes have now reopened but … Read more

RBA interest rate break could prompt 12% rise in Sydney house prices

Australia’s housing market could rise by up to a whopping nine per cent in the coming year. Sydney will lead the recovery and the NSW capital will experience the largest gains of up to 12 per cent in its property sphere. That’s as long as the Reserve Bank of Australia doesn’t hike interest rates past … Read more

Anthony Albanese to speak at Future Sydney Bradfield Oration

Sydney is staring down the barrel of an economic crisis as the price of power, groceries and housing spiral ever higher. Meanwhile, Europe teeters on the brink of a devastating war as an increasingly aggressive power in Asia threatens our region. The words could apply to today and to 90 years ago, when Sydney was … Read more

Property recovery forecast for 2023: why Sydney prices will rise again

Sydney’s ailing housing market will bounce back next year with price growth that will lead the country, new economic modeling has revealed. SQM Research’s annual Housing Boom and Bust report released Tuesday showed Sydney prices were primed for growth over 2023 due to an increase in underlying demand for housing. The base forecast by the … Read more

Driver stabbed with knife in road rage attack at traffic lights in Sydney

A 46-year-old driver is in intensive care after he was allegedly stabbed through his open car window while stopped at traffic lights in Sydney during a violent road rage attack on Sunday night. Police are still looking for the suspect. At about 8pm on Sunday, police were told two men in a black Toyota Aurion … Read more

Auburn woman allegedly threatened with meat cleaver, raped

A man has been arrested after he allegedly snuck into a woman’s room with a meat cleaver and threatened her before sexually assaulting her. The woman was in her bedroom at her home on Park Road at Auburn, in Sydney’s west, at about 6.35pm when the unknown man allegedly entered her room. NSW Police issued … Read more

Victim shares Bondi Beast’s depraved two words after attack

Survivors of a serial rapist known as the Bondi Beast have shared their “disturbing” accounts of the man who police recently identified as late grandfather, Keith Simms. The 66-year-old was recently linked to at least 31 sexual assaults between 1985 and 2002 in Sydney’s east. His victims were aged from 13 to 55. New DNA … Read more

Covid cruise: Queen Elizabeth cruise to dock in Fremantle, 200 cases on board

A cruise ship with about 200 Covid cases on board has been forced to ditch a planned stop in Bali and will dock in Western Australia instead this week. The Queen Elizabeth ship had about 2,081 passengers on board when it departed Sydney last Monday for a 17-day trip to Indonesia. But the Western Australian … Read more

Victim shares Bondi Beast’s depraved two words after attack

Survivors of a serial rapist known as the Bondi Beast have shared their “disturbing” accounts of the man who police recently identified as late grandfather, Keith Simms. The 66-year-old was recently linked to at least 31 sexual assaults between 1985 and 2002 in Sydney’s east. His victims were aged from 13 to 55. New DNA … Read more

Sydney postcode gangs recruiting primary school kids to avoid jail

Primary school kids are being recruited into “postcode gangs” in Western Sydney by their older siblings who do not want to risk going to jail, a veteran juvenile detention officer has revealed. Gino DiCandilo has spent years on the front line of the state’s prison and juvenile detention centers and told The Daily Telegraph‘s new … Read more