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Mother and daughter praised for helping elderly man who fell into creek

Mother and daughter praised for helping elderly man who fell into creek

The man's mobility scooter rolled down an embankment before he fell into Dora Creek at Cooranbong, near Newcastle.

  • by Georgina Mitchell

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Man dies, children rescued after being swept off rocks near Wollongong, police say

Man dies, children rescued after being swept off rocks near Wollongong, police say

The children were playing in shallow water when they were swept out to sea at about 5.30pm.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
91-year-old paraglider pilot survives ocean crash off northern beaches

91-year-old paraglider pilot survives ocean crash off northern beaches

A 91-year-old man whose paraglider crashed into the ocean off Sydney's northern beaches this evening has survived the ordeal with only cuts and an injured wrist.

  • by Angus Thompson
'I was screaming': plane crashes into sporting field on Sydney's northern beaches
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'I was screaming': plane crashes into sporting field on Sydney's northern beaches

The plane was about 50 metres above homes when its engine cut out, sending it plummeting towards a busy sporting field.

  • by Carrie Fellner
Investigations under way after historic Camden arcade burns down

Investigations under way after historic Camden arcade burns down

The Whiteman's Arcade was built in 1889, with a second storey placed on the building in 1936.

  • by Mary Ward
Tsunamis, hostages and panic buying: deadlines missed for state's disaster plans
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Tsunamis, hostages and panic buying: deadlines missed for state's disaster plans

Review deadlines were missed for 10 out of the state’s 48 emergency management plans, with one still awaiting a review meant to have occurred a decade ago.

  • by Carrie Fellner
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Boy, 2, in critical condition after falling into north-west Sydney dam

Boy, 2, in critical condition after falling into north-west Sydney dam

The boy was pulled unconscious from the water on Thursday morning before being airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

  • by Mary Ward
'Demolition by neglect': Plan to move Redfern fire station angers locals

'Demolition by neglect': Plan to move Redfern fire station angers locals

The plans to relocate the station come just over a year after the station formed Fire and Rescue NSW's first all-Indigenous firefighting crew.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Fishermen receive bravery award over maritime tragedy on Sydney Harbour

Fishermen receive bravery award over maritime tragedy on Sydney Harbour

Sam Oweck called triple 0 at 2.37am. "There's been a boat accident on the harbour. You need to get someone out here. Mate."

  • by Tim Barlass
Sydney Harbour Tunnel reopened after car fire

Sydney Harbour Tunnel reopened after car fire

Hundreds of people were trapped in the Sydney Harbour Tunnel on Tuesday morning after a vehicle caught fire, closing all lanes.

  • by Mary Ward
Man dead, construction worker injured in separate Sydney falls
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Man dead, construction worker injured in separate Sydney falls

A man, in his 60s, died after falling from a tree in St Ives, while the 35-year-old worker fell three metres from scaffolding in Penrith and is in hospital.

  • by Mary Ward and Matt Bungard