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Getaway: Moonshine Cottage, time to unwind in Tumbarumba

An easy three-hour jaunt from Canberra and you are on the doorstep of Moonshine Cottage in the leafy township of Tumbarumba.

Fisherman’s body found during search at Lake Eucumbene

A man's body has been found after a pair of fishermen aged in their 70s failed to return from a trip on Lake Eucumbene in the Snowy Mountains.

73-year-old man dies in skiing incident at Thredbo

A 73-year-old man has died whilst skiing at Thredbo in the NSW Snowy Mountains today, NSW Police have advised.

Woman dies after tow truck crashes in Snowy Mountains

A woman has died and a man has been taken to Canberra Hospital in a serious condition after a tow truck crashed in the Snowy Mountains overnight.

Operation Snow Safe for 2023 ski season lifts off

NSW Police are urging the community to plan their journeys and stay ‘Snow Safe’ as the 2023 ski season lifts off this long weekend.

Why scientists want people to go on bogong ‘moth watch’

The bogong moth might not be Australia's most beloved critter, but researchers hope to make it as cherished as the cuddliest marsupial - and in the process, to bring it back from the brink.

Snowy Hydro 2.0 halted after fatal truck crash

A man aged in his 50s was behind the wheel of a Snowy 2.0 project truck when it rolled on Monday afternoon on the Snowy Mountains Highway at Dry Plain.

Giants to help Capital Brewing Co kick tree planting goals

The Greater Western Sydney Giants will help kick off Capital Brewing Co’s annual Trees for Tomorrow initiative, by pledging to plant a tree for every goal kicked across the AFL and AFLW 2023 seasons.

Feral horses rampant in Kosciuszko National Park

NSW authorities have admitted feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park are even more abundant despite a plan to reduce brumby numbers to 3000 by 2027.

Attracted to tractors, avid collector Bill Shanley has 180 of them

Bill Shanley can’t store his collectibles in a book or case; he needs a whole farm. In his collection, Bill houses 180 tractors on his rural NSW property at Bunyan, not far from Cooma.

Body found in NSW after skier went missing

A specialist alpine police rescue crew has found a body, believed to be that of a missing cross-country skier, in the NSW Kosciuszko National Park

Snow goers urged to stay ‘snow safe’ as NSW ski season starts

As the 2022 ski season starts this long weekend, NSW Police are urging snow goers to have a plan and stay ‘Snow Safe’.