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Live: NSW Now: Cyclist dies trying to avoid swooping magpie, bushfire warnings across NSW

Live: NSW Now: Cyclist dies trying to avoid swooping magpie, bushfire warnings across NSW

15/09/2019 11:56:00 PM

Live: NSW Now: Cyclist dies trying to avoid swooping magpie, bushfire warnings across NSW

MORNING BRIEFING: A 76-year-old cyclist dies after riding off a path while trying to avoid a swooping magpie and colliding with a fence post, and bushfire threat remains.

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Could it be that the unfortunate cyclist died from head injuries due to not wearing a helmet? In other news, magpies are becoming more aggressive due to climate change. That’s nature for you. We are in their territory and they’re trying to defend it. A freak accident. No one at fault

NRL 2019 finals: Parramatta Eels vs Brisbane Broncos: Live Blog, Live Scores, Updates | Fox SportsParramatta have thrown the NRL finals wide open with a record 58-0 thrashing of Brisbane which is set to send shockwaves through the Queensland glamour club. The Eels have set up a date with minor premiers Melbourne in a sudden-death semi-final next Saturday however they could be without playmaker Dylan Brown after he was put on report for a crusher tackle on Anthony Milford. Despite Brown being in doubt for next week, it was hard to dampen the Eels’ euphoria after they put 11 tries through the Broncos. Great photo Brisbane embarrassing pathetic diabolical insipid Catastrophic ridiculous performance 0 out of 10 lucky they didn’t lose by 70

‘Dire’ NSW water crisis as regional communities move on to emergency rations | Sky News AustraliaParched, scorched earth and thirsty livestock is a common story across regional New South Wales with waterways crippled by a combination of record low rainfall and unusually high temperatures. \n\nCrucial rivers and dams supplying major regional centres are expected to dry-up completely within a few weeks unless there is significant rainfall, according to reports. \n\nThe news is a “big wake-up call” according to NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey, who is urging residents across the state to “conserve every drop of water” in these serious drought conditions.\n\n“Things are dire and it’s important that our city communities and inland regional communities understand how tough this is,” she told Sky News.\n\n“In 2016 NSW was virtually awash with water. We've gone from a year of plenty to three years of virtually nothing.”\n\nThe figures from Water NSW suggest Dubbo is most at risk with major waterways due to dry up by November. \n Wisdom from the 1960s ...”Much of the Australian continent is too dry for farming. ...” Crippled by a combination of record low rainfall and unusually high temperatures MADE WORSE BY THE CLIMATE CRISIS!!!! When are the idiots in charge going to do something? Auspol

Tony Abbott: NSW abortion bill is 'infanticide on demand'The former PM told an anti-abortion protest in Sydney that the bill is 'a licence for sex-selection abortions' and took aim at the Berejiklian government for facilitating the proposed legislation. Sex-selection abortionists that's a new one Tone Tell him to go home to Britain. Why doesn’t he just disappear?

Pro-choice and anti-abortion groups rally before NSW bill is debatedHundreds of pro-choice campaigners gathered in Sydney's Hyde Park calling for no amendments to a bill which aims to decriminalise abortion in New South Wales. You mean anti-life campaigners? These people are Christian fable idiots Their brains are conflicted with resurrection talking serpents and magic dishes And that of the reality around them Is it just me or do the anti abortion types in the photo look completely unf*ckable? 🧐 I mean, unless there’s a marauding bunch of ninjas with turkey basters, they’re unlikely to ever have a dog in this fight!

Fresh emergency warnings issued for northern NSW with bushfires threatening homesFifteen to 20 properties south of Drake near Tenterfield are expected to come under threat after a bushfire that has been burning there jumped the Bruxner Highway. Imagine how bad this would be if climate change was real....stupidnation willamhariett 😢

Homes at risk as out-of-control bushfire jumps highway in northern NSWUp to 50 homes are at risk from a bushfire that has already razed nearly 51,000 hectares near Tenterfield. An emergency warning has been issued.