Brekky Wrap: Model Dies After Collapsing On Catwalk At Sao Paolo Fashion Week
All the news you need to know this Monday.
The Coalition is closing the gap on Labor just three weeks out from the federal election. The latest Newspoll, published in The Australian, has the government trailing the opposition 51 to 49 percent two-party preferred while Scott Morrison remains the preferred Prime Minister. Both leaders are campaigning in WA today before facing-off in their first election debate in Perth tonight.
The chief sniper during the Lindt café siege is suing NSW Police for negligence. The man claims he and other officers weren’t allowed to do their jobs the way they were trained and that if proper procedures were followed, victims Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson could have been saved.
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There are long queues at Sydney and Melbourne airports this morning due to issues with the electronic passport control system. Thousands of travellers have been left stranded at international arrivals.
Passengers across the Sydney trains network have been warned to expect major delays this morning. An early morning signalling issue between Strathfield and Ashfield has affected a number of lines with buses brought in to help clear the backlog.
A rescue operation is underway to free five men trapped in a cave in Virginia. Wild weather is lashing the state with heavy rainfall making it difficult for rescuers to reach the group.
A Brazilian model has died after collapsing on the catwalk during Sao Paulo Fashion Week. Tales Soares, 26, suffered a "sudden illness" during a show for fashion brand Ocksa on Saturday. The audience thought it was all part of the show until emergency workers rushed onto the stage. He was pronounced dead in hospital; the exact cause of death remains unclear. The show continued.
Australian’s were scammed out of $489 million in 2018, up $149 million on the previous year, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. In most cases, scammers reached out to their victim via phone -- 47 per cent -- email came second -- 23 per cent.
Prince Harry has surprised runners at the finish line of the London marathon. The Duke of Sussex was out cheering on runners, meeting with volunteers and presenting medals.
In the AFL, Hawthorn beat Carlton by five points, while Geelong thrashed West Coast by 58. In the NRL, Manly edged out Canberra 24-20 and Newcastle snapped a five-game losing streak with a 28-14 win over Parramatta.
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