Wagga Wagga

Homes, forests destroyed in Wagga Wagga fires

Alex McConachie At least three homes have been destroyed and several more are under threat from bushfires south-east of Wagga.

Fire near Wagga Wagga

Murraguldrie State Forest fire

Murraguldrie State Forest fire near Wagga Wagga

Emergency warning for fire burning at Stockinbingal near Wagga Wagga

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Alexandra Back A grass fire burning out of control near Stockinbingal, north of Wagga Wagga, has passed the community with no reports of property lost.

Wagga Wagga - A town submerged.

Flooding at North Wagga Wagga on Monday 5 March 2012. Photo: Andrew Meares

NSW flood waters continue their merciless creep southward on March 5th, 2012. Today covering the areas around Wagga Wagga and Gundagai.

Photographer was killed on Hume Highway after travelling world, sentencing hearing told

Sarah Frazer

Louise Hall Aspiring photographer Sarah Frazer had spent months travelling the world solo with just her camera, often in developing countries and off the beaten track.

'It's something to be proud of': Rain won't dampen Mardi Gras revellers' spirit

Marleena Stool (Miss Wagga Wagga) and The Bag from Bowral

Rachel Olding It’s not quite bikini weather but that hasn’t stopped Sydney’s most flamboyant crowd from donning their pink g-strings and sequin-studded bras.

Skateboard boy's father charged with dangerous driving

Rachel Olding A father who allegedly towed his skateboarding son down an inner west street has been charged over the disastrous incident that left the boy in a coma.

Woolworths tackles the cost of obesity for employees

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Anne Davies When Woolworths asked consultants to assess the health of its 900 store managers and 200 operations managers last year, the news was not what the ''fresh food people'' wanted to hear.

National ginger group attacks Goward, O'Farrell in battle for Goulburn

Katrina Hodgkinson

Sean Nicholls The battle between the Liberals and Nationals over the seat of Goulburn has turned nasty after supporters of Primary Industries Minister Katrina Hodgkinson launched a social media campaign attacking...

Boy critical after skateboarding from moving car

Edwina Pickles

Lane Sainty A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after apparently falling off a skateboard while holding on to a moving car in Sydney’s inner west.

Boy injured in skateboard towing in critical condition

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Lane Sainty A 12-year-old boy is in a critical condition after falling off a skateboard while holding on to a moving car driven by his father in Sydney's inner west.

Homes believed lost as lightning sparks NSW fires

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Georgina Mitchell, Alex McConachie Homes are believed to have been lost in a fire at Minnimbah, near Wagga Wagga, after lightning sparked dozens of fires around New South Wales overnight.

Emergency as out of control bushfire threatens NSW homes

Wagga Wagga bushfire

Georgina Mitchell, Alex McConachie Residents of Carabost near Wagga Wagga have been issued an emergency warning to evacuate their homes immediately as an out of control bushfire threatens more than 30 properties.

Cooler temps aid NSW firefighting efforts as 99 fires continue to burn

Ninety-nine fires were burning across the state on Monday morning, with 26 of them still out of control.

Trapped joey rescued by Queanbeyan firefighters

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Ben Westcott A tired and wet joey who had fallen into an abandoned dam was rescued by Queanbeyan rural firefighters near Wagga Wagga on Tuesday.

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Captain Moonlite, Edward Bowen face off in battle of good and evil

Heath Gilmore Captain Moonlite was the rock 'n' roll bushranger; bad, strikingly handsome and, likely, gay. He also was a cop killer.

Ill met by Moonlite, Edward Bowen named a hero

Heath Gilmore Captain Moonlite was the rock'n'roll bushranger; bad, strikingly handsome and likely gay. He also was a cop killer.

Vets claim live animals used as bait to train greyhounds

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Natalie O'Brien The illegal practice of allowing live animals to be killed by greyhounds as part of their racing training is still occurring in NSW, according to evidence that has been given at a parliamentary...

Man caught speeding had not held a licence for 22 years

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A 48-year-old NSW man caught driving 30 km/h over the speed limit on Sunday morning hadn't had a licence in the state since 1991.

Jackson Strong, motocross star, in hospital after backyard fireworks mishap

Jackson Strong

Alexia Attwood, Ken Grimson Motocross star Jackson Strong was among several people injured in backyard fireworks incidents on New Year's Eve.