Annastacia Palaszczuk was still hesitant in claiming her victory on Sunday morning, despite indications Labor would pull off an historic political comeback.
Nicky Phillips BLUE MOUNTAINS: Not all flowers smell like roses, but a new plant discovered in the Blue Mountain's sprouts blooms that smell like rotting fish.
Louise Hall NSW CENTRAL COAST: Two adults and a young have died after a car crashed into a tree on the Central Coast on Sunday.
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DAN PROUDMAN NEWCASTLE: A rock fisherman is missing on Sunday off the notorious southern Lake Macquarie rock shelves which has already claimed 13 lives in less than five years.