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  • Man who 'befriended girls' at Baldivis park charged with sexual assault

    13 September 2017 2:13 AM 28

    A man who allegedly befriended two teenage girls at Baldivis park and later allegedly sexually assaulted them has been charged by police. A police spokeswoman claimed the 19-year-old met the 13-year-old girls before August 14, and exchanged social media details with them. "Between 14 and 17 August 2017, the girls then attended the man's Baldivis home address

  • Queensland police claim Sam Di Carlo was fed information from CCC

    12 September 2017 6:41 AM 17

    High-profile Brisbane lawyer Sam Di Carlo structured legal representation for people involved in a corruption watchdog investigation to feed him information, police allege. The detail emerged as the 60-year-old, who was charged with perjury last month over allegations he lied at a Crime and Corruption Commission investigative hearing, had his bail conditions

  • Jewellery store Unique Diamonds in Braddon robbed: police

    12 September 2017 6:41 AM 14

    Hooded thieves who smashed their way into a Braddon diamond shop last month escaped with a swag of jewellery, police say. ACT Policing is on the hunt for the two burglars, who broke into Unique Diamonds early on August 21 by breaking through the front door with a hammer. The pair then smashed the Lonsdale Street shop's jewellery cabinets and left with "a large

  • This condom wrapper has caused outrage but it’s supposed to promote consensual sex ... can you work out the message?

    12 September 2017 2:27 AM 41

    THIS condom wrapper has caused outrage after its message was lost. Can you work out what it is trying to say? A user on Reddit shared a photo of the slogan-covered contraception after being handed some by a group of safe-sex campaigners on their college campus. The condoms are emblazoned with the words “Go further without consent” — preceded by a random

  • Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, wreaking destruction

    11 September 2017 2:57 AM 42

    Video has emerged of police arresting looters in Miami, while NBC is also reporting that a 17-year-old male was also shot by an officer. The network is reporting that almost a dozen looters have been arrested, with many caught carrying sneakers after ransacking sports shops. "Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice," Fort Lauderdale

  • Public hospital policy reform paper recommends state health overhaul

    10 September 2017 8:08 PM 16

    'Failures of policy' have left Tasmania with the 'worst' public hospitals in Australia, a new paper says. A new paper has painted a bleak picture of Tasmania’s health system, calling on the state government to open more beds and employ more staff. The joint statement on public hospital policy reform was made on behalf of independent health policy analyst

  • Kimberley cops seize booze at dry footy Grand Final

    9 September 2017 8:34 AM 8

    Police in WA's Kimberley have seized a big haul of alcohol from patrons trying to get into the Grand Final of the West Kimberley Football league - and event that's been marred by brawls and violence in past seasons. To stop any disruption the event is now alcohol free, with police restricting the consumption of booze at the event in Broome and in the surrounding

  • Live Rugby Championship: Australia v South Africa, Perth

    9 September 2017 8:34 AM 9

    Team: 15-Israel Folau, 14-Henry Speight, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Kurtley Beale, 11-Reece Hodge, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Will Genia, 8-Sean McMahon, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-Ned Hanigan, 5-Adam Coleman, 4-Rory Arnold, 3-Sekope Kepu, 2-Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1-Scott Sio. Replacements: 16-Jordan Uelese, 17-Tom Robertson, 18-Allan Alaalatoa, 19-Rob Simmons

  • Apollo Hospitals signs pact with Macquarie University

    8 September 2017 11:02 AM 16

    Apollo Hospitals and Macquarie University, Australia have signed an agreement to facilitate long-term, mutually beneficial academic exchanges between the two organisations. Accordingly, students from Macquarie’s four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine programme, the Macquarie MD, will complete five months of clinical learning at Apollo Hospitals

  • Australian sevens captain Sharni Williams ruled out of University of Canberra side

    7 September 2017 10:24 AM 14

    Australian star Sharni Williams has been ruled out of her University of Canberra sevens debut to give the Olympian time to recover after leading the Wallaroos' World Cup campaign. Williams will miss the Australian university sevens round in Sydney on Saturday and Sunday, while sprint star Sophie Broadhead has been ruled out after breaking two ribs at training