An American tourist was airlifted to Westmead Hospital after being bitten by a snake in the Megalong Valley on April 9.
Blue Mountains Police Rescue and other emergency services responded to the report that the woman had been bitten during a bush walk.
A Central West grandmother has outwitted a scammer who urged her to apply for a federal government grant of $100,000.
Facebook Messenger was the vehicle for the scam which included a link which the 66-year-old woman wisely didn't click. The woman thought she was chatting with a friend, but after a couple of exchanges she realised a scam was in play.