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  • Gambler ‘fleeced elderly victims $750,000 to feed his habit’

    28 June 2017 4:10 AM 1

    An eastern Sydney man allegedly “targeted” three elderly people, fleeced them out of nearly $750,000 to use for gambling, and admitted to police when he was confronted: “I will say what I’ve done is completely illegal”. Edward Charles Toller, 34, was arrested yesterday by NSW police who had been investigating the activities of his Woollahra-based finance

  • Armed police bust massive NSW drug trafficking syndicate

    28 June 2017 3:08 AM 1

    Massive Sydney drug syndicate dismantled0:55 ONE of Sydney’s biggest drug rings has been smashed by heavily armed police in raids across Sydney today. Officers targeted the Rebels bikie group and Asian crime gangs and seizing more than a tonne of ephedrine. The drug is used to make methamphetamine or “ice” and it is believed the haul is worth more than $650 million

  • No survivors after light plane crashes in paddock near Mount Gambier

    28 June 2017 2:54 AM 1

    All people on board a light aircraft have died after it crashed just north of Mount Gambier in South Australia's south-east. The plane crashed into a paddock near the intersection of Walker and Sunnybrae roads, in Suttontown, just before 10:30am. The wreckage of the aircraft was smouldering when emergency crews first arrived. There was thick fog around

  • Latvian pair charged with $250,000 fraud

    28 June 2017 2:43 AM 1

    A Latvian man and woman have briefly faced a Brisbane court accused of defrauding Australians of more than $250,000 through fake shopping websites. Aleksandrs Gorikijis, 27, and Anastasija Sveinika, 25, have been charged with multiple fraud and money laundering offences following a protracted investigation by Queensland's cyber crime squad. They are accused

  • Box Hill Hospital surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann dies after alleged assault

    28 June 2017 12:05 AM 9

    A Melbourne surgeon has died almost a month after being punched in the head in the foyer of Box Hill Hospital, police have said. Thornbury man Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, was allegedly attacked on May 30. The husband and father of two had spent the last four weeks in a critical condition in The Alfred Hospital, and died overnight. "Our family is devastated

  • Abbott reveals Trump-like vision for Liberal Party amid government dissent

    27 June 2017 11:23 PM 8

    Abbott pledges to outlast Turnbull1:36 Former PM Tony Abbott says he will stay in politics until after PM Malcolm Turnbull's leadership has ended. DID Tony Abbott just coin a new Trump-like catch phrase for his personal political campaign? It sure sounds like it. The former prime minister signed off a speech to conservative fans in Brisbane on Tuesday

  • Kangaroo shot and posed with ouzo bottle in chair on roadside

    27 June 2017 7:33 PM 8

    A kangaroo has been found by authorities shot dead wearing a leopard print top and posed in a chair on the side of a Melbourne road. The roo was found tied to the chair on Plenty Road in Mernda and had one arm manipulated to hold an empty ouzo bottle. A photo of the scene was released by Victoria’s Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

  • Tiahleigh's foster dad to stand trial

    27 June 2017 5:36 PM 10

    The man accused of killing Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer has been committed to stand trial over her murder. Rick Thorburn is accused of murdering 12-year-old Tiahleigh, whose decomposing body was discovered on the banks of a northern Gold Coast river six days after she went missing in October 2015. The 57-year-old, who was the girl's foster

  • WA schools hardest hit by remote disadvantage, nationwide study finds

    27 June 2017 1:26 PM 8

    West Australian students are funded at a higher rate than others around the country, but they face an array of challenges associated with remoteness, according to new research by Curtin University. The report's authors examined the extent of educational disadvantage across Australia and identified a big divide between students considered to be living

  • Tributes after navy sailor dies on patrol

    27 June 2017 12:33 PM 18

    Tributes have poured in for an Australian Navy sailor who died on a maritime patrol operation. Defence confirmed the death of the sailor aboard an Australian Defence Vessel Cape Inscription on Tuesday afternoon. The sailor was deployed under Operation Resolute which conducts patrols to combat asylum seeker boat arrivals, illegal fishing and piracy in Australian