The Turnbull government is "on life support" and the Liberal Party is "bleeding" voters but Tony Abbott is not angling to reclaim the prime ministership, his most loyal confidante claims.
Dan Proudman A former professional surfer is being assessed for possible brain damage after his skull was fractured in a one-punch assault outside a Newcastle pub.
Paul McGeough Trump's approach to planting gossip in New York tabloids is proving poor training for wrestling with Washington reporters pursuing issues of national importance.
Anna Patty, Damien Murphy Unions estimate up to 700,000 workers will lose money when the new rates take effect on July 1.
Sean Nicholls The former Liberal MP Ross Cameron has defended comments that led to his suspension from the Liberal party.
Rachel Olding A man has allegedly used a homemade stun gun on his wife during an argument in an inner west pub.
Lindsay Murdoch Thailand's defamation and "computer crime" laws to be put to the test as the BBC backs its correspondent, who faces a five-year prison sentence.
Kim Arlington It's not the airconditioner or clothes dryer.
Sean Nicholls Venues whose licensee has a strike against them will no longer automatically be financially penalised.
Eamonn Duff The mounted security division was shut down amid claims that former racehorses were mistreated.
A Forster family is pleading for the return of a collection of World War II medals.
Look back at the week that was up and down the Mid North Coast ....
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See all the action at the Battle of the boats at Pacific Palms from 2011 to 2015
Crash Investigation Unit officers are investigating a fatality at Smiths Lake.
The water safety support operations group has been a staple part of Surf Live Saving across the region.
MidCoast Council working towards and clear and effective draft NSW Coastal Reforms.