Brekky Wrap: Bizarre Video Exposes Prowler Licking Doorbell For Three Hours
All the news you need to know this Wednesday.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is urging all states to sign up to a national child sex-offender register. The online database would contain names, photographs, aliases, dates of birth and postcodes of offenders. Dutton says it’s a necessary step to protect children and communities.
The Federal Government is prepared to give young Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Mutlaq Alqunun asylum if she passes character and security checks. The 18-year-old fled her family and is now in the care of the United Nations in Bangkok and is hoping to come to Australia.
New figures reveal domestic tourists spent a record $20 billion in NSW alone last year, which is a 13 percent jump in tourism revenue in just one year. Regional NSW recorded its highest number of both international and domestic overnight visitors in 2018.
The Federal Government is set to announce a $47 million investment into youth mental health group Headspace on Wednesday. Most of the money will be used to fund and expand existing services.
A sloppy photoshop job that appeared to replace Scott Morrison's blue-stripped shoes with a pair of white sneakers saw the PM wearing two left shoes. The photo was posted on Morrison's official website and Twitter users were quick to the notice the blunder that went viral instantly.
London’s Heathrow airport has re-opened after a possible drone sighting brought flights to a standstill. Planes were grounded for about 30 minutes on Tuesday local time, while police and airport staff investigated.
Deadly winter weather has devastated parts of Europe, leaving 12 people dead and hundreds more trapped in alpine regions. Norway, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Germany have been hardest hit by snow storms and avalanches, leaving hundreds of residents without power.
Three people have died and another 600 have been injured when two passenger trains collided in the South African capital of Pretoria on Tuesday. Emergency services arrived at the scene of the crash to find both trains tilting off the tracks from the impact of the collision.
Bizarre footage captured by a front door camera has exposed a man licking the doorbell outside a family home on New Year's Eve. The family had reportedly only recently installed the camera when an unknown man spent three hours at the home licking the door dell and moving around extension cords. According to TV Channel Kion, the family from Salinas, California, weren't aware the man was at their property until they looked back at the footage. ‘You kind of laugh about it afterwards because, technically, he didn’t harm anybody, he didn’t break anything," homeowner Sylvia Dungan told Kion.
A Melbourne woman has been injured after a massive overhead sign fell and crushed her car on the Tullamarine Freeway. The 53-year-old was taken to hospital with neck and hand injuries on Tuesday afternoon. It’s understood wind wasn’t a factor.
Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic are set to meet at the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday. It will be first time the two young Aussies have played against each other.
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