Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga teacher charged with 12 counts of assault


Rose Powell A TAFE teacher has been charged with indecently assaulting three young female students.

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


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.

Ice epidemic in rural NSW, health services facing crisis

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Rachel Olding An unprecedented spread of the drug ice in regional and rural NSW is driving a statewide epidemic that experts say is reaching critical levels.

What led to the death of Kim and Geoff Hunt and their children?

Kim and Geoffrey Hunt with children Phoebe, Mia and Fletcher

Emma Partridge Inside a small white house, surrounded by bright yellow fields of canola, police found a short, scribbled note.

Kim Hunt's sister Jenny Geppert speaks of 'heart-wrenching sadness' over family tragedy

Gone: Kim Hunt and daughter Phoebe.

Emma Partridge The sister of Kim Hunt says her family feels "an indescribable numbness and all encompassing, heart wrenching sadness" following the death of Mrs Hunt and her three children after a suspected...

Mia Hunt's haunting photo of ducks on a dam on Lockhart farm where tragedy struck

Kim and Geoffrey Hunt with children Phoebe, Mia and Fletcher

Michael Koziol This should be the saddest picture you will see today - at the very least, the most haunting.

Body pulled from Lockhart dam after Kim Hunt and three children shot dead

Geoffrey Hunt

Emma Partridge Police divers have recovered a body from a dam after a woman and her three children were shot dead on their Riverina farm near Wagga Wagga

Hunt family of Lockhart seemed to have it all

Kim and Geoffrey Hunt with children Phoebe, Mia and Fletcher

Emma Partridge, Simone Norrie and Cara Jeffery On the outside, the Hunt family seemed to have it all.

Lockhart 'devastated' after Kim Hunt and three children shot dead

Kim and Geoffrey Hunt with children Phoebe, Mia and Fletcher

Megan Levy The small community of Lockhart in the NSW Riverina has been left devastated following the shooting deaths of a "much-loved" mother and her three young children, police say, as their investigation...

Lockhart community farewells Hunt family after suspected murder-suicide

Geoff Hunt

Daisy Huntly and Andrew Pearson She may have been the littlest one in her family but Phoebe Hunt was also the most bossy. 

'We've lost a nurse, a farmer and three beautiful kids'

Geoff Hunt apparently took the lives of his wife, Kim, and three children.

Emma Partridge Farmers in Lockhart area are struggling to make sense of the Hunt family murder-suicide.

Scribbled note leaves no clue to tragedy of Lockhart family

Emma Partridge Inside a small white house surrounded by bright yellow fields of canola, police found a short, scribbled note.

Search for father after woman, three children shot dead near Wagga

Geoff Hunt

Emma Partridge and Patrick Begley Kim Hunt almost died in a horror car crash two years ago. Now she and her three children are dead.

Fortune does in fact favour the Brave

Youthful Petri Pitkanen, much-adored Finnish goaltender (goalkeeper) for our all-conquering CBR Brave ice hockey team, is bound to play for many teams in many cities during his illustrious career.

Debt fears a heavy burden

Lucy Cormack It is a perception that frustrates Tamara Mobbs - that veterinarians earn a lot of money.

City2Surf: Marathons show we're born to run

Linda McSweeny "Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest," says Japanese marathon runner and author Haruki Murakami.

Social networking to be available to inmates

Rachel Olding Prisoners can access a new social networking site to express themselves online.