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Crime

Tributes Flow For Hannah Baxter And Three Kids After Car 'Doused In Petrol And Set Alight'

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There has been an outpouring of grief and love for a "beautiful" mum and her children after they were reportedly killed by the family's estranged father in a horrific car fire in Brisbane.

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Queensland

Mother Dies In Hospital After Family Killed In Car Fire

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The mother of three children who were killed in a car fire with their father in Brisbane has died in hospital after suffering severe burns in the tragedy.

Good News

Good News

'Survival TV Shows Kept Me Alive': Woman Rescued After Six Days In Bush

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A woman who survived in dense, flooded Gold Coast bush by sleeping in caves and drinking from streams has made contact with her "ecstatic" parents.

National

National

Entire East Coast Under Thunderstorm Warning With 'Dangerous' Weather Predicted

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Severe storms are set to batter much of NSW and Victoria on Tuesday afternoon, with nearly the entire coastline under a red warning for damaging weather.

News

News

Queensland Residents Flee Amid Fear Of Dam Burst

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Residents surrounding a Queensland dam are still on high alert, as water continues to seep out of a 433 megalitre dam.

National

National

Man Found Dead In Floodwater As QLD Disaster Zone Declared

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The flooding emergency continues to ravage the east coast, with the body of a missing elderly man found as parts of QLD are declared a disaster zone.

National

National

Queensland Drivers Fined More Than $200,000 In Six Days

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The past six days have been expensive for Queensland drivers -- with more than $200,000 being dished out in fines for using mobile phones while behind the wheel.

National

National

Huge Downpour Brings Two Years Of Drinking Water To Drought-Hit Town

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A drought-crippled town in southern Queensland has been gifted with two years' worth of drinking water that flowed into its dam overnight after a huge downpour.

News

News

How Robert Irwin Is Helping Queensland Fight Coronavirus

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As Queensland's tourism industry begins to feel the impact of bushfires and Coronavirus, a new advertising campaign has been launched featuring Robert Irwin, encouraging people near and far to holiday in "The Sunshine State."

National

National

Queensland School Locked Down After Two Students Stabbed

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A Queensland high school was placed into lock-down after an altercation between students ended with one being taken to hospital.

National

National

Flash-Flood Warning As Week-Long Drenching Set To Soak East Coast

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A deluge of rain has started falling in NSW and Queensland, but authorities are concerned heavier downpours in the north could trigger flash flooding.

National

National

Queensland Confirms Fourth Case Of Coronavirus, State's Second In 24 Hours

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Queensland health authorities have confirmed another case of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to four.

TV

TV

Life On The Line: Triple Zero Operators Share Their Most Unexpected Calls

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The 'other side' of the first response isn't easy. It requires being a great listener, who is able to stay calm and is always prepared to hear the unexpected whether you need police, fire and rescue or ambulance.

National

National

South Australia Confirms First Coronavirus Cases, Bringing National Total To 12

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South Australia has confirmed two people have tested positive to coronavirus, bringing the national total to 12.

National

National

Family's Heartbreaking Plea After Young Toddler's Mystery Death

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The family of a toddler has made a devastating appeal for information after their two-year-old died while in the care of his babysitter in 2018. 

National

National

First Suspected Case Of Coronavirus In Australia After Man Returns From China

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A Brisbane man has presented with symptoms of the coronavirus following a trip to China.

National

National

Hope For Wildlife As Surviving Koalas Found In Fire-Ravaged Bush

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Trained detection dogs have helped to find seven koalas alive in burnt-out forest on Queensland’s Southern Downs, and evidence of more survivors.

National

National

Huge Storms, Flash Flooding Across East Coast After Massive Downpour

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Queensland is mopping up after 300mm of torrential rain bucketed down across the southeast of the state overnight.

National

National

Mass Death Of Horses In QLD Paddock 'Beyond Comprehension'

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The death of more than 20 horses and the discovery of eight emaciated animals on a Queensland property is "beyond comprehension" according to an animal rescue group that has offered to foster the animals.

National

National

Young LNP Club President Dies After Viral Drag Queen Protest

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A young man who was filmed protesting the appearance of drag queens at a children’s library event on Sunday has died.

National

National

Police Officer Filmed Allegedly Threatening To Use 'Fatal Force' On Driver

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Queensland Police has reviewed footage of a police officer who was filmed allegedly threatening to use "fatal force" on a driver during a traffic stop. 

National

National

This Is What The Weather Will Look Like At Your Place On New Year's Eve

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How is the weather looking for the last day of 2019?

Crime

Crime

Police Release Vision Of Car Believed Involved In Christmas Hit And Run

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Queensland Police have released vision of a car they believe was involved in a terrifying hit and run on Christmas Day, which saw an 18-year-old hospitalised after her car was struck from behind causing it to flip.

National

National

Bushfire Crisis: States Begin Assessing Damage After Horror Fire Week

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Hundreds of homes have been lost and dozens of communities left devastated in what has been a horrific week of catastrophic bushfires across the country.

National

National

'Don't Wait For A Warning': Catastrophic Fire Danger To Continue

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Heat records are predicted to fall and residents are preparing to flee from destructive blazes across the country just hours after two volunteer firefighters in NSW died on the job.

Good News

Good News

Meet The Golden Girl From The U.S. Here To Boost Next-Gen Guide Dogs

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An all-American Labrador has flown into the country to help Australia's Guide Dog breeding programs.

Crime

Crime

Eight Teens Charged After Police Car Rammed During Late-Night Joyride

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A group of teenagers have been charged after shocking police footage showed allegedly stolen vehicles flying through the streets of a Queensland city.

National

National

Widespread Damage As Severe Storms Smash South East Queensland

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Heavy downpours have led to flash flooding across the Gold Coast and Brisbane as multiple severe storm cells smashed parts of Queensland's south-east on Friday.

News

News

Details Emerge About Newborn Twin Sisters' Tragic Co-Sleeping Deaths

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The pair, who were found unconscious in their mother's bed in Brisbane, have been named as six-week-old girls Violet and Indiana.

Crime

Crime

Boys Aged 12 And 15 Charged After Crashing Into Police 4WD

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A stolen Jeep smashed into a police car in a late-night chase that saw two boys -- one aged just 12 -- charged.

Crime

Crime

Drivers To Be Slapped With $1000 Fine For Using Phone Behind Wheel

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Queensland drivers caught using their mobile phones will soon face hefty $1000 fines, under strict new laws to be introduced by the state government.

News

News

Baby Girl Dies, Twin Critical After Incident In Queensland

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A six-week-old baby girl has died and her twin sister is fighting for life after they were found unresponsive at a home in Brisbane's south. 

Updated

Updated

Mum Remanded Over Queensland Toddlers' Deaths In Hot Car

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The mother of two little girls who died after being left inside a hot car has been remanded in custody over their alleged murders.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Woman Shot In Head

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A man accused of shooting a woman in the head and attacking her husband with a hammer has been charged with attempted murder.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

10 Children Allegedly Involved In Lighting QLD Fires

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Queensland Police are dealing with 10 juveniles who allegedly deliberately lit fires across the state.

Crime

Crime

Woman Shot In Head, Multiple People Injured In Townsville Shooting

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A man is in custody after reportedly being involved in a shooting incident in north Queensland.

News

News

Swimmer's Body Found 24 Hours After He Was Spotted Struggling In Ocean

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The body of a missing swimmer was located at sea one day after he got into difficulty in waters off Margate, Queensland.

Breaking

Breaking

Major Delays On Queensland Highway After Dramatic End To Police Chase

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There's been a dramatic end to a wild police chase in Queensland, with an allegedly stolen car flipping on a major highway causing delays.

News

News

Teenager Charged Over Blaze That Destroyed 14 Homes

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A 16-year-old boy has been charged, accused of starting a fire in Central Queensland that destroyed more than a dozen homes.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Man Makes Homemade Firetruck To Help Battle Bushfires

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Emergency services in NSW face a second day of tough conditions as they battle more than 70 fires burning across the state, with 40 uncontained.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

NSW Bushfire Victims Turn To Crowdfunding After Losing Everything

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Heartbroken families affected by the NSW bushfires have turned to crowdfunding for help to get their lives back on track, and the generosity of Aussies so far has been astounding.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

This Is What To Do If You Are Affected By The Bushfires

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Making an insurance claim can be daunting and complex so we’ve condensed the information, to ensure you, or your loved ones can get the ball rolling.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

More Than A Million Hectares Of Land Consumed By NSW Bushfires

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Residents from endangered communities have been told to evacuate as emergency services prepare for 'catastrophic' fire conditions across NSW. 

National

National

Man Rescues Kangaroo From Car Grill After Driver Thought It Was Dead

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A Townsville man has rescued a trapped kangaroo after it became wedged in the front of another driver's car.

Updated

Updated

Hundreds Of Koalas Burnt To Death During Bushfires In Mass 'Cremation'

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More than 350 koalas were burnt to death as they tried to escape the wrath of bushfires ravaging the NSW coast.

National

National

'The Smoke Has Reached New Zealand': Dust And Haze From NSW Fires Arrives Across The Ditch

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The fires tearing through New South Wales are so severe that smoke, ash and haze have descended on our neighbours in New Zealand.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

'Catastrophic' Conditions in NSW, Total Fire Bans Across Parts Of The Country

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What you need to know about the bushfire dangers across the country.

Updated

Updated

Three Lives Lost, 150 Homes Destroyed In NSW Bushfire Emergency

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Three people have died in bushfires that have destroyed at least 150 homes across NSW, though there are fears the death toll could rise.

News

News

Dozens Struck Down With Gastro At Popular Aussie Resort

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At least 50 people have fallen ill with gastroenteritis at a popular island resort off the coast of Brisbane.

National

National

Farmers Are Dancing Because It Finally Rained In Drought Areas

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Drought-ravaged areas of Queensland and NSW have had temporary relief after receiving massive downfalls of rain.

News

News

Australia's Flesh-Eating Ulcer Epidemic Is Baffling Medical Experts

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Australia's flesh-eating ulcer epidemic has increased significantly in Victoria in recent years, and now the puzzling disease is spreading into new areas, including near Cairns in Queensland.

National

National

Man Drowns After He Was Allegedly Caught Breaking Into A House

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A man has drowned in Queensland after he was allegedly caught breaking into a home and tried to flee by diving into a nearby lake.

News

News

Toddler Rushed To Hospital After Being Struck By Car In Driveway

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A toddler has been struck by a car in the driveway of a Gold Coast home.

News

News

Warning After Brown Snake Spotted Hiding Under Washing Machine

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A family on Queensland's Sunshine Coast was doing their laundry when they spotted a massive brown snake wrapped around the bottom of their washing machine.

National

National

Schoolboy Says Classmate Who Allegedly Stabbed Teacher Had Been 'Very Sad Lately'

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A Queensland primary school student claims an 11-year-old classmate who allegedly stabbed a teacher had threatened other students moments before the terrifying attack.

Updated

Updated

Student Tasered After Primary School Teacher Stabbed

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A teacher has allegedly been stabbed by a student at a far north Queensland primary school.

News

News

Gas Bottle Sparks Emergency At Local Sports Club

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A gas bottle found at a Queensland sports club has sparked an emergency situation.

Crime

Crime

Cops Release Image Of Man Suspected Of Elderly Lady Dog Poo Punch

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An elderly woman was knocked unconscious Monday in an altercation over a dog at Sandgate, in northern Brisbane.

Updated

Updated

Tributes Flow For Queensland Zip Line Victim

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South Australian man Dean Sanderson has been identified as the victim of Tuesday's fatal zip line fall in Queensland.

Updated

Updated

Car Driven Through Police Line As Climate Protesters Block Bridge

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A woman has driven a car through a police line on a major Brisbane bridge as climate protesters blocked the thoroughfare.

News

News

Police Speak Out Over Driver's Claims He Was Fined For Drinking Water

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Queensland Police are working to verify claims a driver was fined for drinking a bottle of water behind the wheel.

News

News

Bachelorette Politician Jess Glasgow's Job In Question Due To Harassing Behaviour On Show

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The Queensland councillor referred to Angie Kent as "bitch", made inappropriate comments to female production crew members and was criticised by fellow contestants for his treatment of women before being kicked off the show.

Updated

Updated

Man Armed With Knife Shot Outside North Queensland Police Station

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An armed man has been shot at a police station in Bowen, North Queensland.

Updated

Updated

People Missing, Dozens Of Properties Lost In Bushfires Across NSW, QLD

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People remain missing after out-of-control bushfires raced across areas of northern NSW and southeast QLD, destroying homes and igniting fears they were deliberately lit.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Flung From One Ride Onto Another

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Desperate Search For Mum And Four Kids Missing In Queensland

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Stacey Ross and her four children have not been seen for nearly four days.

National

National

Deadly Brain Shrinking Fungus Found In Suburban Australia

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A fungus dubbed the world's second-deadliest has been found in suburban Cairns, with researchers fearing it could be spread throughout the Australian tropics.

News

News

Young Magpie Set On Fire In Barbaric Act Of Animal Cruelty

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A young magpie has allegedly been captured and set on fire in suburban streets at Alexandra Headland on the Sunshine Coast.

National

National

Family's Plea For Teen Who Went Missing In Middle Of The Night

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A girl who went missing, leaving her family "worried sick", has been found safe and well.

Good News

Good News

Bodycam Footage Captures Rescue Of Two Cats Trapped In Unit Fire

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Two lucky cats have been saved from a unit fire east of Brisbane by quick-thinking fire and ambulance officers.

National

National

Grandmother Claims $50m Powerball Prize A Week Late

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A Queensland grandmother is off to buy a Mustang after she learnt she had been holding the unclaimed $50m Powerball prize-winning ticket for the last week.

News

News

S.O.S: Save Our Stanthorpe

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The usually thriving tourism Queensland hotspot is doing it tough. Crippling drought and bushfires have pushed the town to the brink, now it needs our help to get back on its feet.

National

National

'Greedy' Petrol Price Hikes Slammed Over Huge Markups, Profits

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Some service stations are putting a 60 cent per litre markup on petrol, it has been claimed, with the company been slammed for hiking prices on customers.

Crime

Crime

Woman Found Dead, Blood-Covered Man Arrested

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A woman has died in suspicious circumstances at a house south of Brisbane.

National

National

Queensland PCYC To Face Court After Teen Died During Gym Workout

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Two years after 15-year-old Ben Shaw died following a workout at a Queensland PCYC gym, prosecutors have accused the organisation of safety failures.

Crime

Crime

Family Dogs Threatened Hours Before Beloved Pets Found Dead

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A family has been left heartbroken after their beloved Jack Russel terriers were found dead in their home in what's believed to have been a dog-baiting incident.

National

National

Driver Fined For Letting Dogs Sit On Her Lap While Driving

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There are some situations when man's best friend needs to take a backseat -- like in the car.

Queensland

Queensland

Warning As Heat-Stressed Bats Bring Increased Risk Of Disease Exposure

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Health authorities have issued an urgent warning to Queenslanders to steer clear of heat-stressed bats, because of fears they increase exposure to a potentially deadly disease.

National

National

University Dean Compares Trans Youth To Overweight People

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Dozens of law academics from a Queensland university have publicly showed their support for transgender students after the head of their department argued against accepting a child's wish to transition.

National

National

Family On Desperate Search For Son's 'Best Mate' After Fatal Crash

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A Queensland family has issued a heartbreaking plea for help locating their son's missing dog, who has been missing since the car crash which claimed the young man's life.

National

National

Incredible Story Of Survival: Bushwalker Crawls For Two Days Dragging Broken Leg

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Pia Miranda may have been officially crowned Australian Survivor on Tuesday night, but experienced bush walker Neil Parker is giving her a run for the title.

National

National

Premier Pledges $1.5M To Binna Burra As QLD's Fire Recovery Effort Begins

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As the damage toll of this month's devastating bushfires begins to emerge, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed the government will help the state rebuild.

News

News

Kittens And Mother Cat Found Dumped On Railway Tracks

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Train drivers have found five kittens and their mother dumped in a zipped up bag on railway tracks in North Queensland.

National

National

Calls To Cancel 'Riverfire' Fireworks Display Amid Bushfire Emergency

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There are growing calls online to cancel an annual fireworks display in Brisbane, as bushfires continue to batter the state. But others aren't convinced.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Google Maps Finds Man Missing For 20 Years

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Stole Parent's Money To Fund Alleged Plot To Kill Them

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

A Tribute To Our Amazing Firies, In 10 Incredible Photos

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The image of an exhausted firefighter with his head in his hands has struck a chord with Australians, as more than 110 fires continue to burn across NSW and Queensland.

National

National

Historic Binna Burra Dinner Bell Found Among Ruins

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In a moment of joyful reprieve, the owners and staff of Queensland's Binna Burra Lodge have celebrated the survival of the venue's beloved bell, which was believed to be all but lost in the state's devastating fires.

National

National

Sweet Notes From Local Kids Left In Firefighters' Lunch

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As Queensland firefighters work to save their state from fire, local kids are helping lift their spirits.

National

National

The All-Important Weapons Fighting Australia's 'Catastrophic' Fires

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Fire season hit Australia early, and as emergency crews battle blazes up and down the country's east coast, support from above is more important than ever.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Child' Filmed Smoking At Football Game Actually A 36-Year-Old Man

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Binna Burra Was An Escape From The Real World. Until Now.

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There are few certainties in life. I always had one. That no matter how weary the world ever made me I would find sweet solace at Binna Burra Lodge.

National

National

Mother Shields Newborn Under Shirt As Fire Closes In On Home

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A young family on the Sunshine Coast had the fright of their lives as bushfires quickly spread around them.

National

National

Ferocious Sunshine Coast Bushfire May Have Been Deliberately Lit

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Police are speaking with a group of teenagers about a fire that has destroyed at least two homes on the Sunshine Coast. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Warned To Contact Police Over 'Girl Named Ava Taylor'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Koala Mum And Joey Rescued As Fires Tear Through Bushland

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As a series of dangerous bushfires continue to wreak havoc across NSW and Queensland, wildlife groups are asking residents in affected areas to do what they can to help defenceless wildlife.

National

National

'Peace And Tranquillity Torn Apart': 17 Homes Destroyed In Queensland Fires

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The mayor of one of the worst affected areas in the Queensland fires has fought back tears as he updated the public on "the tragedy unfolding".

National

National

X-Rated Painting Of The Virgin Mary Is Causing A Stir

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WARNING: EXPLICIT IMAGE

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Updated

'Bruises And Bleeding': Woman’s Body Found In Park Appeared To Be Interfered With

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Police are treating the death of 26-year-old Brisbane woman, Ioli Hadjilyra as suspicious and possibly a homicide after council workers discovered her body in a garden in Clayfield on Wednesday.

National

National

Woman's Body Found In Garden Bed Near Popular Brisbane Park

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A young woman's body has been discovered underneath a railway bridge in Brisbane's inner-north.