Wollongong

Motorcyclist in critical condition after horror crash in Wollongong

Chemistry lab fight turns nasty (Thumbnail)

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after crashing at such force that his Kawasaki 1000 split in two in Wollongong's northern suburbs.

Body found in Wollongong backyard

Thumbnail image for video asset.Click to play video

RAW VISION: Police conduct forensic operations at site of Bellambi death.

Top scientist considers legal action against Alan Jones over CSG remarks

Considering legal action: Mary O'Kane, NSW chief scientist.

Nicole Hasham NSW Chief Scientist Mary O'Kane is considering legal action against radio broadcaster Alan Jones for suggesting the mining industry may have unduly influenced her landmark report into coal seam gas.

NSW Road Trip on a rented Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson bikes parked at a lookout.

Keith Austin Imagine you’re sitting astride 1690ccs of Harley-Davidson Road King; what do you do?

Floriade: Flower power blooms in Canberra

Siblings Gwendorlyn 7, and Martin Hosking 11, enjoy the view from a snail sculpture during Floriade's opening day.

Julieanne Strachan Gray skies have cleared to reveal a beautiful Canberra day for the start of Floriade.

Sticky Carpet

<p></p>

Mary Mihelakos VALE JAY CURLEY

Conman plays catch me if you can

Dene Broadbelt

Peter Vincent A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground

Gear change: NRMA mulls roadside help for cyclists

Jenny Wiggins The NRMA is considering providing roadside assistance for cyclists and expanding its car repair service, and will target people aged over 50 with information on jobs pensions and public transport to...

MH17: Australian victims included teachers, nun, grandad and grandkids

Mo Maslin

Nick Ralston A popular Perth sailor and his three young grandchildren on their way home from a European holiday are among the 28 Australians killed on-board flight MH17.

Passenger manifest and the litany of coincidences in unfolding tragedy

Eamonn Duff and Rachel Browne Michael and Carol Clancy had never met Albert and Maree Rizk. Their lives could not have been more contrasting.

MH17: fifth NSW victim identified as Victor Oreshkin

Victor Oreshkin, according to a posting on his Facebook site.

Eryk Bagshaw Victor Oreshkin, a devoutly religious man from Lidcombe in Sydney's west has been identified as the 5th NSW victim of the MH17 tragedy.

The real Ryan Tandy

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 12:  Ryan Tandy  of the Storm passes the ball during a Melbourne Storm NRL training session at Visy Park on August 12, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Rick Feneley Match-fixer or NRL scapegoat? Desperado gambler or dependable friend? Standover man or gentle giant? Rick Feneley investigates the rise and fatal fall of rugby league journeyman Ryan Tandy.

Queen's Birthday honours: full list

MELBOURNE-AUSTRALIA- 6 JUNE 2014; Photo of Dr Ziggy Switkowski at the NBN headquarters in Melbourne on 6 June 2014. THE AGE  /  LUIS ASCUI

A full list of the 738 Australians named in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

Murdered Sydney father John Gasovski had drinks with mates before vanishing

John Gasovski

Emma Partridge Friends of a murdered Sydney father said they shared a few beers with him at a local pub just hours before he left on a work trip he never returned from.

Calls for drinking age to be raised to 21

Teenagers

Julia Medew Pressure is mounting for Australian governments to raise the legal drinking age to 21 to protect the health of young people whose brains are still vulnerable to the toxicity of alcohol at 18, leading...

Reshaping welfare: are we entering an age of inequality?

Tom Allard As Joe Hockey was delivering his budget speech on Tuesday night, Taylor Clarke-Pepper was settling down to dinner: two-minute noodles and a glass of cordial.

Children's sport held hostage to junk food: study

Lucy Carroll Children who participate in organised sport are being bombarded by junk-food advertising for up to four hours a week, a study shows.

Putting the 'popular' into K-pop

C-CLOWN - Rome (Barom Yu)

Gabriel Wilder Barom ''Rome'' Yu was a typical Wollongong teenager, into surfing and music...

Investigation into why police failed to act on abuse report

Child abuse

Emma Partridge An internal investigation will look at why police failed to act on the reported abuse of a seven-year-old just before he died from injuries initially blamed on a pogo stick accident, but later...

Foodbank NSW fields record demand for help to put food on table

Lucy Carroll Australia's largest food relief charity will deliver 1.6 million meals this Christmas - 10 per cent more than last year - as demand for grocery assistance reaches a record high.