NSW: Sydney child dies in hot car near Campbelltown

A child has died after being found in a hot car in Sydney’s southwest. NSW Ambulance officers were called to Railway Parade at Glenfield about 3pm on Thursday. Paramedics found the three-year-old unresponsive, and the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the boy had been in the car throughout the day before … Read more

Radioactive capsule found in outback WA after falling from a truck.

A tiny radioactive capsule that went missing from a truck in outback Western Australia last month has been found. WA Emergency Services Minister Stephen Dawson said the capsule was found about 11am on Wednesday along Great Northern Highway at Newman, nearly 1,200km north of Perth. “It was found by a team from the Australian Nuclear … Read more

WA: Radiation fears as tiny capsule lost on road between Perth and Newman

A tiny capsule containing radioactive material has been lost somewhere on a 1000km stretch of road in Western Australia. The capsule – that could fit onto a 10 cent piece – came loose during transportation from north of the Pilbara mining town of Newman to the eastern suburbs of Perth earlier in January. The small, … Read more

Today host Sarah Abo’s dig at Albanese over Australia Day date change

The new co-host of The Today Show has warned the Prime Minister “can’t please everyone” as debate once again rages over the date Australia Day is held. Sarah Abo was hosting a segment on the popular Nine morning program on Wednesday with Education Minister Jason Clare and 4BC political contributor and former Queensland Liberal MP … Read more

WA Covid: Border closures to be probed in review into government response

Independent experts have been appointed to scrutinise the Western Australian government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The inquiry will scrutinise the state’s weeks of lockdowns, mask wearing rules, mandatory Covid testing, as well as hard border closures which provoked legal challenges from Queensland mining magnate Clive Palmer. The three experts who will conduct the review … Read more

WA: Landsdale man Paul Cannon accused of killing ex-wife Lynn Cannon

A man accused of killing his estranged partner has had his case mentioned in a Perth court. Paul Anthony Cannon allegedly killed his ex-wife Lynn Marie Cannon at his Landsdale home on December 5. The pair had separated two years prior. Police were called to the Hardcastle Ave property that evening after reports of screams … Read more

WA: South West bushfire downgraded amid cool change over Donnybrook

A fire, burning for the past week in Western Australia’s South West, has finally been contained and controlled. Lighting sparked the blaze near the town of Donnybrook, 210km south of Perth, before it flared up on January 10. It was at times directly threatening lives and homes, destroying one property, badly damaging three others, and … Read more

WA: More than 100 firefighters still fighting Donnybrook fire

A house has been destroyed and more than 150 homes and businesses are without power as a large bushfire burns south of Perth. As of Sunday afternoon, 113 firefighters were on the ground near Donnybrook, in Western Australia’s South West region. The fire has burned through 5895ha of land and has been the subject of … Read more

A Sydney boy, injured in a helicopter crash on Queensland’s Gold Coast, makes miracle recovery

A young boy who was critically injured in the Sea World helicopter crash has been taken off life support amid a miraculous recovery. Nicholas’ mother and three others were killed in the horror smash between two choppers on Queensland’s Gold Coast on January 2. Simon Tadros, father of 10-year-old Nicholas and husband to the late … Read more

NSW: Sydney driver parked in Manly shocked by windshield note

A driver has had the fright of his life after finding a note pinned under his car’s windshield wipers. David Mantellini was shopping in the Sydney beachside suburb of Manly last Monday when he found a crowd of people milling around his Mazda. A handwritten note left on his windshield explained why. “Hi car owner!” … Read more