Saffron Howden

Saffron Howden

Saffron Howden is a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

I am in this game to make a difference, says the new Premier

Nicole Hasham, Saffron Howden The son of a former federal and state MP has been destined for greatness.

Daniel McQuilton: Rapist who begged to be locked up arrested in Victoria

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Saffron Howden, Megan Levy A convicted rapist accused of breaching a court order by removing his electronic tracking anklet has been arrested just over the NSW-Victoria border.

Holiday hotspots plagued by monster traffic jams

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Saffron Howden Sydney-siders attempting the Easter dash out of the city are crawling their way to the long weekend on congested roads.

Man in his 50s crushed by car in Sydney's southwest

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Saffron Howden A man in his 50s has been crushed by a car at a mechanical workshop in Greenacre in Sydney's southwest.

Hey Dad! actor Sarah Monahan wants Robert Hughes to go to jail for child sex offences

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Saffron Howden Sarah Monahan, the former co-star of Hey Dad! who was among Robert Hughes' child sex abuse victims, said she would not pursue civil action against Channel Seven, but hopes the television network...

Parklea fire: nine inmates assessed for injury

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Saffron Howden Six prisoners have been taken to hospital following a fire at a maximum security prison in western Sydney this afternoon.

Christine Armstrong, 63, dies on regular morning swim after shark strikes

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Saffron Howden, Fleta Page, Henry Belot, Ben Westcott Just two years after morning swimmers were warned that sharks around Tathra wharf were a ''tragedy waiting to happen'', a woman was taken and killed by a shark on Thursday.

NSW town mourns woman taken by large shark

Christine Armstrong died in Tathra shark attack during morning swim.

Saffron Howden, Fleta Page, Henry Belot A NSW south coast town is in shock after a ritual morning swim by a group of locals ended in the death of a woman in a shark attack.

Tensions rise over sexual servitude statue plan

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Saffron Howden THE federal and NSW governments have been asked to consider a proposal for a statue in Strathfield honouring the women and girls forced into sexual servitude by the Japanese during WWII, as tensions...

Paraglider accident: man left dangling from sea cliff

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Saffron Howden A man who was rescued while dangling precariously from his paragliding gear entangled in branches on the side of a sheer cliff is in critical condition at Royal North Shore Hospital.

Santos Pilliga project: Coal seam gas waste water spillage causes alarm

Saffron Howden, Peter Hannam The Environment Protection Authority is investigating a 500-litre wastewater spill from a coal-seam gas operation at the Pilliga forest in north-western NSW.

Strathfield station sex assault case: girl charged over 'false statement'

Saffron Howden A teenage girl has been charged over allegedly lying about being sexually assaulted in a toilet block at a Sydney train station.

Fatality sparks claims Barangaroo is cursed

Saffron Howden A collective shudder passed through parts of Sydney's Aboriginal community when a young indigenous man fell 30 metres to his death at Barangaroo early this year.

Girl, 6, critical after pulled from Sydney pool

Saffron Howden A young girl is in a critical condition after being pulled unconscious from a backyard pool at a home north-western Sydney.

Gas leak explosion fears ease at Bondi petrol station site

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Saffron Howden, Megan Levy The cause of a gas leak at a construction site in North Bondi has been isolated and the damaged line has been sealed off

Barangaroo fire triggers Sydney CBD chaos

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Nick Ralston, Saffron Howden, Peter Hannam One of the largest construction projects in Sydney could be set back months after a massive underground fire broke out at Barangaroo, closing major roads and forcing thousands of people to be...

Barangaroo fire will delay project for months, union warns

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Nick Ralston, Saffron Howden, Peter Hannam One of the largest construction projects in Sydney's history could be set back for months after a massive underground fire broke out at Barangaroo on Wednesday, closing major roads and forcing...

Quality childcare comes with a premium price tag

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Saffron Howden, Georgia Wilkins, Colin Kruger Kate Bower was willing to pay $165 a day to secure a spot for her baby daughter at a childcare centre in Sydney's inner-west.

Child sex charges: Roy 'Dootch' Kennedy under pressure to resign

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Saffron Howden Pressure is mounting on Roy "Dootch" Kennedy to renounce his chairmanship of the Illawarra Local Aboriginal Land Council after being charged with nine child sex offences.

Man dies after accidentally falling between train, platform

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Saffron Howden Police said the man became trapped beneath the train carriage when it pulled away from the station.