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  • Families pay tribute to six victims of trawler tragedy

    21 October 2017 1:00 AM 4

    The loved ones of six men presumed dead in a trawler sinking off Queensland have made heartfelt tributes, as authorities prepare to recover the vessel. Skipper Ben Leahy, 45, and crew members Adam Hoffman, 30, Eli Tonks, 39, Adam Bidner, 33, Chris Sammut, 34, and Zach Feeney, 28, are believed to have died when their boat capsized and sank off the town of 1770 on Monday

  • Tynong North serial killer: Police offer $6 million reward to crack six cold case murders

    20 October 2017 11:21 PM 4

    The loved ones of six murdered women have spoken of their anguish decades after the string of killings, as Victoria Police offer an unprecedented $6 million worth of rewards to find the serial killer responsible. Police hope the six $1 million rewards will help them find the person responsible for the murders of the women killed in what was known at the time as the Tynong

  • Man missing from Holt found safe and well

    20 October 2017 10:11 PM 7

    A man missing from Holt since Thursday afternoon was found safe and well in NSW. ACT Policing thanked members of the public for their assistance on Saturday. The public has been asked to keep an eye out for a 25-year-old Holt man reported missing on Thursday. Max Irvin has not been seen since about 4pm on Thursday and police hold concerns for his welfare

  • Goshen residents on Tasmania's east coast warned of uncontrollable fire

    20 October 2017 8:01 AM 9

    Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) has downgraded an emergency warning for a bushfire at Terry Vale Road in Goshen near St Helens on the state's east coast. TFS said the blaze was now rated as a watch and act, as fire crews had been able to burn around properties. TFS said this action would prevent impact and protect any residents who had stayed in the area. The fire service

  • Young man dies in Camberwell house fire despite frantic rescue attempt

    19 October 2017 8:35 PM 14

    A YOUNG man has tragically died in a Camberwell house fire overnight despite attempts by his housemates to save him. Metropolitan Fire Brigade Commander Brian Whittaker said the 25-year-old man lost his life after becoming trapped inside the burning inferno on Kingsley St early this morning. Two other people in the house, a male and female aged in their

  • Ragdoll X cat Ally reunited with her owner Krista Abbott after being missing for eight years

    19 October 2017 8:22 PM 15

    A MARRIAGE, two kids and an 1100km move later, this woman has finally been reunited with her cat, a whopping eight years after she went missing. Distraught owner, Krista Abbott, then a teenager, spent a month searching the Cotton Tree area of the Sunshine Coast when her ragdoll X cat disappeared in 2009. She gave up all hope of seeing her again, assuming

  • Counting the cost of killing Australia’s car industry

    19 October 2017 5:01 PM 23

    Holden rolls down the shutters on its Elizabeth car factory near Adelaide today, following the recent closures at Ford and Toyota assembly lines. It marks the end of almost a century of car making in Australia, and an end to taxpayer handouts to keep automotive factories alive. The Federal Government argued that the car industry needed to survive without

  • Fairfax Media picks up slew of Walkley Award nominations

    19 October 2017 12:20 PM 13

    Fairfax Media's coverage of the war against Islamic State was recognised with three Walkley Award nominations at the announcement on Thursday. Surviving IS: Stories from Mosul by Michael Bachelard and photographer Kate Geraghty was nominated in the feature writing (under 4000 words) and coverage of a major news event. Fairfax Media's multimedia team was also nominated

  • Fadi Ibrahim's bail upheld after wife and business partner found acceptable people to post bail

    19 October 2017 8:04 AM 11

    Fadi Ibrahim has avoided a return to prison after a magistrate ruled his wife and business partner were acceptable people to provide $2.2 million to secure his bail. Mr Ibrahim, 43, was released from Sydney's Silverwater Prison last month after his friend and business partner Benjamin Scott put up a mortgage of $1.46 million on his Vaucluse home and his Mr Ibrahim's

  • Penrith Westfields fight: Schoolkids’ all out brawl caught on camera

    19 October 2017 7:22 AM 33

    SCHOOLYARD rivalries escalated into an all-in brawl at Penrith’s Westfield this afternoon. The violent altercation allegedly broke out between dozens of students from St Dominic’s College, Jamison High School and McCarthy Catholic College about at 3pm. While footage of the alleged incident is circulating on Facebook, no charges have been laid yet. A police