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Rescue chopper attends second shark attack in 24 hours -

A 12-YEAR-OLD girl is reportedly the victim of a second shark attack in 24 hours at Queensland's Whitsundays. An RACQ rescue helicopter was headed to Cid Harbour this afternoon after a Tasmanian mother on holiday to the Whitsunday Islands region was ...

Private schools to gain billions under new parental-income funding model - ABC News

The Catholic and independent school sectors have secured $4.5 billion in extra funding under major changes to the way non-government schools are funded. Key points: Catholic and independent schools to receive extra $4.5 billion from Commonwealth ...

'No confidence': Dramatic move against embattled Dutton - Central Telegraph

GREENS MP Adam Bandt has moved a motion of no confidence in Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. Mr Bandt, backed up by yesterday's damning report from the Senate committee that investigated Mr Dutton, argued the minister misled parliament when he ...

Disturbing footage shows man laughing as he deliberately runs over emus -

SICKENING footage has appeared online showing a man laughing while deliberately mowing down multiple emus in a 4WD. But in an apparent case of mistaken identity, 19-year-old Melbourne man Harrison Hatzis has been called out as the offender on ...

Charges 'should be considered' for police officer who beat naked teen during arrest - Daily Telegraph

A NSW cop used excessive force when he inflicted “multiple baton strikes” on a naked 16-year-old boy in Byron Bay and should be considered for criminal charges, the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission has found. The child screamed out for help as he ...and more »

Police dig for remains of suspected murder victim Colleen Adams in Maitland backyard - ABC News

Police are continuing to excavate a backyard where they expect to find the remains of suspected cold case murder victim Colleen Adams, as her husband Geoffrey Adams made his first court appearance.

Student admits Melbourne terrorist act -

A BANGLADESHI student who plunged a knife into the neck of her homestay host has pleaded guilty to engaging in a terrorist act in the name of violent jihad. Momena Shoma, 25, complied with the judge's request to remove her Islamic headdress as she ...

Sydney aged care worker avoid jail for assault on dementia patient - ABC Local

An aged care worker who was captured on hidden camera slapping and hitting a dementia patient in a Sydney nursing home has been sentenced to at least six months in home detention. Dana Gray, 59, was working in The Poplars aged care home in North ...and more »

JUST IN | Reports of a high-speed police chase down Burke Road - 3AW

Two callers on 3AW Mornings have reported a high-speed police chase near Malvern East. A black Mercedes with rear damage is believed to have been chased at high speed by multiple marked and unmarked police cars down Burke Road towards ...and more »

Needle found in mango bought at Coles West Gosford - Daily Telegraph

The customer reported the discovery to Brisbane Water Local Area Command yesterday. “The customer purchased the mango at Coles West Gosford on Monday,” Chief Inspector Nigel Webber said. The mango was bought from Coles on Monday. “They had it ...