CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE EDITOR!! This week, our beloved newsroom has found its stride! Enthusiastic “newbies”, inside media jokes and constructive critiques filled the atmosphere of our buzzing headquarters. For the first time this year, everyone knew exactly what they needed to do and where they needed to be. I am so proud of my team.…Details
Come July 1, NSW Learner drivers will be able to cut down their hours and drive faster by completing a safe drivers course at an “affordable price”. The Newsroom took to the streets of Sydney to find out people think about the new law. – Presented by Patrick Mendoza – Written and produced by Kiera…Details
Two caravan parks have been ravaged by a tornado that ripped through Victoria’s northeast overnight leaving 20 people injured. The ferocious 254km/h winds hit several Murray River towns including Yarrawonga, Mulwala, Bundalong, Rutherglen and Euroa about 8pm last night (AEST). The severe weather demolished a forest in the area around Mulwala and Yarrawonga. Moira Shire…Details
The 2013 Royal Easter Show marks 190 years of Australian culture. The Newsroom took a look at the first day of Sydney’s biggest easter event.
Whether you’re from a rural town or Inner City suburb, there’s fun and exciting experiences for everyone.
– Elizabeth Cullen and Paige Ahearn
Those hot guys flexing their biceps at the summer festivals… did you notice those legs? Call it chicken leg syndrome if you want – because that’s what it looks like. Don’t they realise how weird it looks? It happens, fitness experts say, because guys obsess about developing their upper bodies, and neglect the rest. It’s not…Details
Ellen Degeneres, with her wife Portia de Rossi and mother Betty, arrived in Sydney this morning to a media frenzy and hundreds of screaming fans. They were greeted by the Qantas choir singing the Men at Work classic Down Under. Ellen broke out into an impromptu dance routine for her fans. Ellen tweeted from the plane, “I made…Details
Lake Macquarie motocross rider Tyrone Gilks has died after a crash in jump practice at Maitland Showground. The 19-year-old suffered severe head and chest injuries yesterday morning when crashing into a landing ramp. He was taken to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle for emergency surgery and died last night. The teen, in training for an…Details
India passes harsher laws for sexual offenders India’s parliament has passed a new law to protect women against sexual violence. The bill, a response to the fatal gang rape of a student in New Delhi last year, contains harsher punishment for rapists including the death penalty for repeat offenders. The law also makes it a…Details
The AFL have put a new rule in place for 2013 to stop the injuries caused by the desperation challenges so vital to the game. All 15 captains who were in Melbourne to mark the launch of the 2013 season had mixed feelings about the rule; eight of the captains were flat-out against it. Under…Details
– Presented by Kristy Coulcher