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Rachel Olding

Rachel Olding

Rachel Olding is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Kalynda Davis' life back to normal after China jail ordeal

Spent the summer recovering: Kalynda Davis.

Rachel Olding Kalynda Davis is settling back into life in Sydney after spending a month in jail in China at the end of last year before being cleared of any wrongdoing. 

Flatmate of dead Botany woman released without charge

Rachel Olding The flatmate of a woman found unconscious in her Botany apartment has been released after he was questioned by police.

Police appeal for help to ID Pyrmont 'gentle giant', homeless man Andy


Rachel Olding He was so well-known in the inner-city suburb of Pyrmont that locals held a memorial after he was found dead beside the park bench he called home.

Western Sydney home raided in counter-terrorism operation


Rachel Olding Police have raided four south western Sydney homes and arrested a 33-year-old man as part of a counter-terrorism operation.

Doonside gang rape: man in custody over assault of 14-year-old girl

Rachel Olding A man has been taken into custody over the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl that has shocked the community and inflamed racial tensions in western Sydney.

Rape victim's sister pleads for calm as racial tensions in Doonside escalate


Rachel Olding The sister of a 14-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped in Doonside has desperately called for calm as racial tensions escalate in Sydney's western suburbs.

Drive-bys surge while armed robberies fall

Bullet hole

Rachel Olding Drive-by shootings intended to settle petty disputes and protect gangland turf have surged in Sydney but overall gun crime in NSW has halved since the 1990s, according to the latest figures.