Brekky Wrap: The Horrifying Moment A Motorbike Smashes Into Woman Running For The Bus

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

South Australia and Victoria are set to swelter through one of the hottest days on record. Power grids will be pushed to breaking point as the temperatures soar in to the mid-40s, with some major businesses warned they could be asked to power down.

READ MORE: South Australia 'Will See Records Broken' On Thursday

There’s a push to legislate January 26 as the official date of Australia Day. Liberal senator Dean Smith is leading the charge. He says a law to protect the national day will give Australians peace of mind.

Thousands of people have lined the streets in Israel to farewell 21-year-old Aiia Masarwa who was killed in Melbourne last week. The procession of mourners extended for kilometres leading up to where her coffin was laid to rest.

READ MORE: Heartbreaking Scenes As Aiia's Body Returns Home

New data reveals housing prices in Sydney have recorded their sharpest drop in two decades, falling 10 percent in just 12 months. The drop is believed to be the result of tougher lending restrictions.

Confidential electoral roll data is reportedly being used by buy-now-pay-later providers to match identities to addresses. Debt collectors, betting agencies and marketing firms are also using the data which was designed to be used under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act.

The heart-stopping moment a woman was hit by a motorbike has been caught on camera. A motorbike can be seen approaching green traffic lights when a woman dashes across the road in an attempt to catch the bus. Incredibly both the driver and the woman were not injured.

Image: Twitter/Aussiedax

A man has been arrested in connection to the case of a woman who gave birth while in an incapacitated state. Investigators were able to link the man to the birth of the child via DNA, as his DNA matched that of the baby. Nathan Sutherland, 36, was taken into police custody on Wednesday and is a licenced practical nurse. He worked at the Hacienda HealthCare facility where the woman lived and had been providing care to her.

READ MORE: Nurse Arrested In Case Of Woman Who Gave Birth In Incapacitated State

The Department of Foreign Affairs is working to access an Australian-Chinese man who has been arrested in Beijing. The writer and commentator, who previously worked as a Chinese official, was reportedly detained by up to ten security agents at an airport last week.

Novak Djokovic is through to the semi-finals of the Australian Open after Japan’s Kei Nishikori was forced to retire due to a leg injury. Rafael Nadal takes on tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas on Thursday evening.

READ MORE: Djokovic Through To Semis As Injured Nishikori Withdraws

Actor Alec Baldwin has pleaded guilty to harassing a man during a dispute over a parking spot in New York. The 60-year-old has agreed to take an anger management course to resolve the case.

The first contestants of Dancing With The Stars have been revealed. They're a versatile bunch and will aim to impress the judges with their cha-cha-cha, paso doble or waltz to shimmy their way to the top in the name of their chosen charity. Check out who they are below.

READ MORE: Dancing With The Stars 2019: First Celebs To Hit The DF Revealed!

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