Latest New South Wales News

Woman seriously injured after shark attack in Sydney Harbor

Jan. 29, 2024 19:11 PM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — A woman suffered serious leg injuries after being attacked Monday by a suspected bull shark in Sydney Harbor, local authorities said. The victim, a woman reported to be in her late 20s, was bitten on the right leg as she swam at Elizabeth Bay in Sydney's east at about...

'Cold-blooded': 4 charged over alleged plot to smuggle AU$1.2 million in Australian reptiles

Jan. 08, 2024 23:31 PM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian task force devoted to stopping illegal reptile exports announced the disruption of a “cold-blooded and cruel” criminal group allegedly trying to send AU$1.2 million ($808,000) worth of highly-sought native lizards and other reptiles from Sydney to Hong Kong. ...

An Australian court overturns a woman's 2-decade-old convictions in the deaths of her 4 children

Dec. 14, 2023 03:22 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian appeals court overturned all convictions against a woman on Thursday, 20 years after a jury found her guilty of killing her four children. Kathleen Folbigg already was pardoned at the New South Wales state government's direction and released...