Advertisement

#South Australia

National

National

Thousands Sign Petition After Headstone Removed For Being 'Offensive'

1 min read

More than 2,000 people have signed a petition against an Adelaide memorial site over the removal of a headstone that was apparently deemed to be "offensive".

National

National

How Hidden Cameras Are Helping Save Starving Animals On Kangaroo Island

3 min read

Volunteers delivering food to starving animals in the Kangaroo Island bushfire zone are using hidden cameras to help native populations to survive.

National

National

‘He Didn’t Make It’: Heartbreak As Billy The Koala Dies After Bushfire Rescue

2 min read

The Koala whose image rapidly circulated the globe after he was rescued from South Australian bushfires has sadly died.

National

National

Eye Surgeon Who Works To Prevent Blindness Named Australian Of The Year

1 min read

Dr James Muecke, an eye surgeon from Adelaide, has been awarded Australian of the Year and says he plans to use his newfound title to raise awareness about type 2 diabetes.

National

National

'Second Wave' Of Mass Bushfire Deaths As Surviving Animals Starve

3 min read

Wildlife rescue groups hold grave fears that animals which survived the devastating bushfires may now perish from starvation. 

National

National

Two Dead, Two Seriously Injured After Boats Collide On South Australian River

1 min read

Two men have died after a boat crash on a bend of a river south of Adelaide on Sunday afternoon.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Cops Allegedly Find 'Child-Like Sex Doll', School Uniforms, In House

2 min read

An Australian man has been charged for allegedly possessing a 'child-like' sex doll which he imported from a seller in China, following a two-month investigation into his financial activities.

News

News

School Gym Turns Into Makeshift Koala Hospital

2 min read

Bushfire-ravaged koalas are being cared for in a school gym in Adelaide's north east, as wildlife rescuers do their best to save the population.

National

National

'Larger Than Life' Father And Son Mourned After Bushfire Tragedy

1 min read

Tributes from across Australia are flowing for a well-known and respected father and son, killed in the Kangaroo Island bushfires in South Australia.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

'Double Tragedy': Father And Son Identified As Victims Of SA Bushfires

2 min read

Two people who died in the bushfires at Kangaroo Island have been identified as a father and son who were well known in their community, their family has confirmed in a statement.

National

National

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

3 min read

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

National

National

Heartless Scammers Are Cold Calling Bushfire Victims

2 min read

Police in South Australia have urged the public to be aware of a possible scam that is targeting victims of the state's bushfire emergency.

National

National

Kind-Hearted Firefighters Rescue Koalas During Adelaide Hills Bushfires

3 min read

A photo of a firefighter's efforts to rescue a group of koalas during the bushfire emergency in South Australia has gone viral, but he insists he is no hero.

National

National

Bushfire Crisis: States Begin Assessing Damage After Horror Fire Week

10 min read

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

1 min read

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.

News

News

Tourist Accidentally Captures Moment A Swimmer Is Washed Away

1 min read

A tourist snapping photos near the South Australian coastal town of Port Lincoln has inadvertently captured the split second a wave engulfed a swimmer standing on rocks.

Updated

Updated

'A Threat To Life': At Least 11 Homes Damaged In South Australia Bushfire

3 min read

South Australian authorities have confirmed 11 homes have been damaged in a bushfire that continues to burn out of control.

National

National

More Than 100 South Australian Schools To Close On Wednesday

3 min read

More than 100 primary and high schools will be closed in South Australia on Wednesday as authorities prepare for catastrophic fire dangers with temperatures set to soar into the 40s.

News

News

Only Eight People Will Get To See KISS Live In Australia

1 min read

Rock legends KISS have cancelled all their Australian shows except for one and only eight people were there to see it.

News

News

How SOS Written On A Remote Driveway Saved Missing Woman

2 min read

A South Australian woman who was found alive after four days missing has thanked the retired police officer who spotted her SOS written in his driveway.

News

News

Man Convicted Of Serious Neglect Of Pet Donkey And Horse, Banned From Owning Animals

1 min read

An Adelaide man has been convicted and ordered to pay thousands in veterinary costs after he failed to care for his pets.

News

News

Indigenous Elder Slams Police Officer For Stoning Wombat

1 min read

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: A well-respected Indigenous leader says an off-duty police officer who stoned a wombat committed an act of ‘torture’ not ‘tradition’.

Crime

Crime

South Australian Banned From Owning Pets After Cable Tying Dog’s Mouth Shut

1 min read

Chloe the German Shepherd was left with her mouth tied shut on a hot day in South Australia because her owner ‘got distracted’.

News

News

KISS To Perform Underwater For Great Whites In SA

1 min read

Iconic rock band KISS will play an exclusive 'underwater' concert on board a shark diving boat off the South Australian coast in November.

Updated

Updated

Uncle Defends Cop Who Stoned Wombat To Death

2 min read

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The uncle of the South Australian police officer who was filmed cheering as he taunted and stoned a wombat to death says his actions are 'a traditional custom'.

News

News

'Stay Indoors' - Warnings Ahead Of Gale Force Winds Across SA

1 min read

Emergency services have issued warnings ahead of expected high winds and possible dust storms for parts of South Australia today.

News

News

Chaotic Police Pursuit Ends With Patrol Car Rammed, Sparking Fire

1 min read

A police chase through Adelaide's northern suburbs has come to a crashing end, with a patrol car damaged and police officers injured.

News

News

The Race To Save World's Biggest Teddy Bear Fence

2 min read

A last ditch effort is underway to halt the removal of 2,000 teddy bears strung up along a fence on South Australia's Yorke Peninsula.

National

National

Woman Killed By Her Rooster While Collecting Eggs

2 min read

The death of a woman after a rooster pecked her is being used as a warning to other Australians.

News

News

'A Survival Instinct Kicks In': Grandmother Fights Off Home Invaders With Shoe

1 min read

An Adelaide grandmother has described how she fought back against a pair of violent home invaders with a shoe.

News

News

Stranded Fisherman Saved After Partner Asks Facebook For Help

1 min read

An Adelaide man's boat broke down late Wednesday night, so his partner took to social media to see if anyone could lend a hand.

News

News

'Angel Flights' Seven Times More Likely To Fatally Crash

2 min read

The Australian Safety Transport Bureau has found private flights charted by charity Angel Flight to ferry sick children to hospital are seven times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than other private operators.

News

News

Woman Avoids Jail For Neglect Of Staffy Left 'Near Death'

1 min read

Warning: graphic images. An Adelaide mother had her three-month jail term suspended, after she starved and neglected her American Staffy-cross.

News

News

Couple Drinks Water Meant For Toilet Use For Years Due To Pipe Mix-Up

1 min read

An Adelaide couple has been unknowingly drinking recycled water for eight years, after an apparent pipe installation bungle.

News

News

Man Pays Tribute To Brother Killed In Fiery Normanville Crash

1 min read

24-year-old Dale Wilson died when the Holden Commodore he was driving crashed into a tree and burst into flames.

News

News

Drivers Urged To Watch Out For Kids As Pedestrian Toll Triples

2 min read

Tens of thousands of kids return to school this week, but with the excitement comes a very serious warning.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Beloved Pet Cat 'Tyga' Accidentally Put Down By Vet

2 min read

A family is distraught and furious after their pet cat 'Tyga' was killed by mistake.

National

National

Circus-Goers Horrified After Trapeze Artist Falls 11 Metres

1 min read

A trapeze artist has been seriously injured after falling during a performance in Glenelg.

Health

Health

South Australia Suffers 12 Times More Flu Cases Than Last Year

1 min read

More than 90 people have been killed during one of South Australia's deadliest flu seasons on record.

National

National

Police Officer Filmed Punching Handcuffed Man In The Face

1 min read

The arrest of an alleged South Australian vandal has ended in a dramatic scuffle after the handcuffed man was punched in the face for "spitting" on an officer.

National

National

Toddler Dies After Being Run Over In Family's Driveway

1 min read

A little girl is dead after being hit by her family's four-wheel-drive on a South Australian property.

Views

Views

'I Left My Job To Drive 25,000 Kilometres Around Australia'

5 min read

“It’s always been one of those dream things. But always too hard, too big, too much to actually do. Until you sort of realise, well no one is going to do it for you."

News

News

Plastic Straws, Cutlery, Cups Could Be Banned Within Months

3 min read

Plastic cutlery, straws and drink stirrers are to be banned in South Australia, with draft legislation expected to be released for public discussion this year.

National

National

Seven New Joeys And A Lifeline For The Species: Some Good Koala News

3 min read

There's much to celebrate in koala conservation this week, as seven new joeys pop their heads out to say hello and do their bit for a species in rapid decline.

News

News

Police Question Man As He Exercised In 'Bomb Vest'

1 min read

A school teacher walking with a friend was approached by two police officers, after members of the public reported a man wearing a bomb vest.

News

News

'Fed Up' Truck Driver's Dashcam Shows Two Scary Near-Misses In Two Days

1 min read

A truckie is speaking out after a pair of shocking close calls while driving on a busy highway left him shaking his head.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Police Track iPad In Stolen Car

1 min read

A man will front court on Tuesday after police successfully tracked him using the 'Find My iPad' app.

National

National

'This Is Where I'm Going To Die': Kidnapped Backpacker's Terrifying Escape From Pig Shed

3 min read

A Belgian backpacker has spoken out about her horrific ordeal after she was kidnapped, chained and imprisoned in a pig shed by a farmer in regional South Australia.

National

National

Warning Issued As Month's Rainfall Expected In Hours

2 min read

It's been wet and windy for parts of Australia's southeast, with Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria battered as a cold front sweeps across the states.

Adelaide

Adelaide

Fourth Animal Found Decapitated This Month

1 min read

WARNING: Graphic images.

10 News First

10 News First

Lake Eyre Is The New Bucket List Destination Tourists Are Flocking To

2 min read

The tiny South Australian town of William Creek has never been busier, as tourists flood in.

News

News

Teens Who Threatened High School Massacre Released From Jail

2 min read

Two teenagers who threatened to carry out a high school massacre in South Australia's Riverland have had their jail terms suspended.

10 News First

10 News First

Huge Meteor Lights Up Skies Over Victoria, South Australia

1 min read

Stargazers were treated to a light show late Tuesday night, with the glow of a fast moving meteor stunning viewers.

National

National

Chilling CCTV Footage Of A Man Chasing A Female Jogger

1 min read

The horrifying moment a female jogger was allegedly attacked by a stranger was caught on CCTV.

National

National

Despite Facing Possible Extinction, Koala Numbers Are Booming In One City

2 min read

Experts say the country's koala populations are falling due to habitat loss and global warming, but a fertility program for the marsupial has kicked off in South Australia.

Health

Health

18 Aged Care Facilities 'Locked Down' Because Of The Flu

1 min read

Nearly 20 South Australians have died from the flu this year, resulting in 18 confirmed lockdowns of aged-care facilities in a bid to curb outbreaks.

Updated

Updated

'Mother Of Satan' Explosive Detonated At Suburban Home

2 min read

UPDATE: Two explosions have been heard.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested With An Axe At Adelaide Dawn Service

1 min read

A man, 41, has been arrested at the ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Adelaide on Thursday.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Exclusive Look At Major Crash Unit As Police Plead For Drivers To Take Care Over Easter

1 min read

Police are pleading with drivers to take extra care when they get behind the wheel, with the Easter long weekend one of the most dangerous of the year.

Adelaide

Adelaide

The Yacht Race In The Middle Of The Australian Desert

2 min read

It's a pastime so familiar, but in an unfamiliar setting.

News

News

Customers Freaking Out Over Iced Coffee Shortage

1 min read

Disgruntled customers have taken to social media to point out a big gap on supermarket shelves where their beloved Farmers Union Iced Coffee usually sits.

National

National

Man Allegedly Smuggled Endangered Fish In Bag Around Neck

1 min read

A Vietnamese man has been arrested at Adelaide airport after Australian Border Force officers allegedly caught him trying to smuggle a live endangered fish.

National

National

Hot Cross Buns Urgently Recalled After Calculator Found In Dough

1 min read

An urgent recall has been issued for hot cross buns in South Australia after a small calculator somehow found its way into a batch of dough, health authorities say.

National

National

Shocking Footage Shows Motorcyclist Slam Into 12-Year-Old Pedestrian

1 min read

WARNING: Distressing footage.

Adelaide

Adelaide

The Unknown Heart Condition Sending Thousands To Hospital

1 min read

A dangerous and surprisingly common heart condition is responsible for sending more Aussies to hospital than any other -- according to a landmark Australian study.

National

National

Koality Ride: Man Gets Surprise Passenger After Leaving Car Door Open

1 min read

A South Australian man has returned to his car to find a hitch hiking koala deadset on catching a ride.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Town Sold A Family's Beloved Pug On eBay To Pay Off Debts

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Crime

Crime

Hemp Farmers Politely Tell Thieves 'Our Crops Won't Get You High'

1 min read

Thieves are stealing hemp crops from farms, leading to reminders hemp doesn't have the same recreational use as marijuana.

News

News

'Utterly Unacceptable': New Bid To Run Wicked Campers Off The Road

2 min read

WARNING: Explicit content.

Crime

Crime

The Police Raid That Mistook Cryptocurrency For Cannabis

2 min read

When South Australian police forced entry into a home apparently suspected of being used to grow marijuana, they found a (legal) bitcoin mining rig instead.

Crime

Crime

The Bizarre Story Of How Cops Found A Teen Who Escaped Custody

1 min read

An unsuspecting 10 News First crew were caught in the middle of an alleged crime on Thursday when they were alerted to the whereabouts of a teenager who had apparently escaped custody.

National

National

Cheers! Punters Swelter Through Heat For Free Beer At SA Pub

3 min read

The line outside the Adelaide pub promising free beer snaked around the block as punters sweat through extreme temperatures in the middle of a record-breaking heatwave.

Life

Life

This Is Not A Drill: The Polly Waffle Is Officially Back!

1 min read

Good news for chocolate lovers: the iconic Polly Waffle is set to return to Australian shelves.

National

National

This Aussie Pub Is Giving Away A Cold One When The Temperature Hits 45 Degrees

3 min read

As parts of the country sizzle through extreme, record-testing temperatures, one pub is living up to its promise to help punters beat the heat.

National

National

'Slipping Hazzard': Supermarket Bans Smiley Fritz Tradition For Kids

2 min read

Another Aussie store has banned a much-loved food tradition and locals still recovering from sausage-gate are not happy.

National

National

'Ghost Boat' Discovered Years After Abandoned Round-The-World Trip

1 min read

A mystery boat discovered off the coast of South Australia has been identified as a yacht that was abandoned during a round-the-world sailing attempt nine years ago. 

National

National

Australia To Swelter Through Christmas In First Day Of Heatwave

3 min read

Put down the umbrellas and turn on the air conditioner, we're about to swelter through a heatwave.

Crime

Crime

Woman Charged With Murder Of Nine-Week-Old Baby

1 min read

An Adelaide woman has been charged with murder following the death of a nine-week-old baby earlier this month.

National

National

Australia's Most Common Car Accidents Revealed State-By-State

3 min read

There were more than 360,000 car crashes on Australian roads in the past financial year, and with the festive season now upon us drivers are being reminded to travel safely this Christmas.

National

National

Telstra Outage Leaves Nearly 800 Criminals Unmonitored For 24 Hours

2 min read

The electronic bracelets keeping check of close to 800 criminals failed due to a nationwide Telstra outage.

National

National

RSCPA 'Urgently' Needs To Identify Man Who Filmed Himself Mowing Down Emus

1 min read

The RSPCA is urgently asking for information to identify a man seen filming himself mowing down a number of emus at speeds of up to 120 km/h.

The Project

The Project

The Name Brenton Is Incredibly Popular In Adelaide

1 min read

There have been 3,325 Brentons born in South Australia since 1944.

Crime

Crime

Woman Charged After Stabbing At S.A. High School

1 min read

Women charged over stabbing of 17-year-old girl at a South Australian high school.