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National

National

Changes To 40 KM/H Road Rule After 962 Infringements Issued In Trial

3 min read

A much-debated road rule aimed to keep emergency services officers working at roadsides safe, will be reformed before it is formally implemented in NSW, following a year-long trial.

10 News First

10 News First

Toddler Impaled By Pencil After Tripping Over At Family Function

3 min read

A young boy has been reunited with the paramedics who helped save his life, nearly three years after a frightening ordeal saw him lodge a pencil inside his eye.

News

News

Woman Dies After Metal Straw Punctures Her Eye And Brain

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A 60-year-old woman is dead after she tripped while carrying a mason jar drinking glass and a metal straw stabbed through her eye.

National

National

Library Evacuated After Smelly Fruit Mistaken For Gas Leak

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More than 500 people were evacuated after reports of a gas leak -- but it turned out to be fruit in a bin.

National

National

Hundreds Of Young Men Expected To Suffer Alcohol-Related Injuries Over Christmas

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As many as 1500 young Aussie men are expected to seek emergency treatment at just one Queensland hospital over the festive season.

National

National

Man Dead, Woman Injured After Car Hit By Train In 'Confronting' Crash

1 min read

A man has died and a woman is seriously injured after a train struck a car in remote central-west New South Wales. 

World

World

Amazon Workers Hospitalised After Robot Unleashed Bear Spray

1 min read

Two dozen employees were taken to hospital after a robot punctured a can of bear repellant at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey.

Updated

Updated

Warnings Downgraded In Hunter Region Fires, Firefighters Continue To Battle Blazes

1 min read

An emergency warning has been lifted for two fires burning in the Hunter Region.

National

National

Rural Fire Service Unveils State-Of-The-Art Facilities

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Just as we approach a horror fire season, the Rural Fire Service has opened a new facility boasting state-of-the-art technology to keep us safe.

News

News

Trapped Crane Driver Rescued After Machinery Tips Over

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A crane driver had a lucky escape after his machinery fell onto power lines in Sydney's south west. 

National

National

Tragic Details Emerge After Four Found Dead In Remote Central Australia

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Tragic details have emerged after the bodies of a young family and a child were found in a remote part of Central Australia.

Health

Health

Women Less Likely To Receive CPR Because Of Their Breasts, Studies Show

4 min read

Lifesaving chivalry is dead, and two new studies from the U.S. purport to know why.

Exclusive

Exclusive

World-Class Facility Teaches Life-Saving Professionals How To Save Themselves

1 min read

If you find yourself in an emergency situation anywhere in Australia, you’d want to be in New South Wales.

TV

TV

'We Get Verbally Abused And Threatened Every Day'

1 min read

Ambulance Australia's Chris Pollock, a call taker at the NSW Triple Zero Control Centre, reveals the emotional toll his job can take.

TV

TV

Life On The Front Lines With Ambulance Australia's Rick Taylor

2 min read

Premiering this month, Channel Ten's new documentary series takes a look into the life or death situations seen by first responders.

News

News

In-Flight Mayday: Passengers Had No Idea

1 min read

A United Airlines pilot flying into Sydney this morning from Los Angeles declared a mayday call due to low fuel.

National

National

Mayday At Sydney Airport As United 787 Issues Fuel Warning

1 min read

Police launched a full emergency response at Sydney Airport this morning after a United Airlines flight issued a mayday call.

News

News

Teens 'Lucky To Be Alive' After Burns From Live Railway Wire

2 min read

The two 17-year-old boys remain in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Updated

Updated

Homes Engulfed In Landslide After Powerful Quake Hits Japan

3 min read

Agency officials have warned residents to take precautions for potential major aftershocks in coming days.

Updated

Updated

Miners Rescued Following Lift Malfunction

1 min read

Emergency services are currently working to extract the men.

National

National

NSW Drivers Must Drive 40km/h Around Emergency Vehicles

2 min read

Most other states already have similar rules in place.

National

National

Have You Seen Phoenix Mapham?

1 min read

The six-year-old boy went missing in Canberra last week with a woman believed to be his mother.

World

World

Driver ‘Seconds From Death’ As Italian Bridge Collapsed

1 min read

“I was the last car behind those who died."

Updated

Updated

Two Homes Destroyed In NSW Bushfires As Firefighters Race Against The Clock

5 min read

The blazes stretch from the Queensland border to Victoria, RFS says.

Updated

Updated

Bridge Collapse Horror: Scores Dead As Bridge Crumbles With Cars

3 min read

Desperate search for survivors as the official death toll rises to 26.

World

World

Police Raid Homes After London Parliament 'Terrorist Incident'

2 min read

The driver, a UK national, has been detained on suspicion of terrorist offences.

Views

Views

It's Time To Declare Homelessness A State Of Emergency

4 min read

The homelessness crisis in NSW has reached epidemic levels, and I’ve asked the Premier to treat it as a state emergency.

National

National

Nightmares, Bruises, Acne: Aussies Clogging Up Emergency Rooms

2 min read

People have sought urgent treatment for nightmares, acne and blisters, just to name a few.

World

World

Powerful Earthquake Kills 14 On Tourist Island Lombok

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People were woken in the middle of the night by the violent rumbling of the earth.

News

News

Two Critically Injured In NSW Plane Crash

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A man and woman have been left with critical burns after the small plane they were travelling in crashed at Orange Airport in NSW.

News

News

Triple Zero Outages After 'Lightning Strike'

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A damaged cable in Central West NSW has wreaked havoc for emergency services on Friday morning, with the Triple Zero hotline experiencing "intermittent" services for mobile connections.