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11 February 2018 5:03 AM Pair caught smuggling mobile phones, balloons of white powder into Goulburn jail: police

A man and a woman have been busted trying to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into NSW's most secure prison, police say. NSW Police will allege a man parked on Cemetery Road, Goulburn and climbed the fence of the Goulburn Correctional Centre to place two bags in a garbage bin at 11.45pm on Saturday. Police tried to stop the man, who was carrying a third 120

8 February 2018 12:25 AM Hot air balloon makes heavy landing in Dixons Creek

Other media are putting out photos of people being treated at the scene where a balloon made a heavy landing in Dixons Creek. The people are beside the basket and it is unclear whether they were knocked from the balloon. We have made a decision not to post these images or link to these videos at this stage, as we do not know the condition of those in the balloon 235

20 December 2017 1:16 PM Beautiful Canberra shot makes Tourism Australia's 'Favourite Instagram Moments of the Year'

A serene shot of hot-air balloons over Lake Burley Griffin taken by a Canberra photographer has been chosen as one of Tourism Australia's favourite Instagram moments of the year. Tourism Australia's social media team is publishing an album of their fave Insta moments that will go out to millions of Australia fans on Facebook around the world post-Christmas 87

23 October 2017 9:22 AM Govt looks to courts to salvage NBN model

Analysis: Shuts down most other options. The government has ruled out an immediate NBN writedown or a tax on 4G users, leaving only a bailout - and the threat of court action - on the table to stave off NBN Co’s economic woes. Morrow’s wish list for that intervention consists of a broadband tax on 4G services - thus opening a new cash flow for NBN Co to offset 51

12 September 2017 4:46 AM Creepy clowns released in nine Sydney suburbs on back of IT movie

FIRST creepy red balloons popped-up tied to storm drains last week — now Sydney suburbs are going to be targeted by creepy clowns. Nine suburbs will be spooked by monster clowns on Saturday according to the Facebook page Clown Purge Sydney. The group though insists that unlike the balloons, this is not a marketing stunt for the IT movie. The bizarre 145

11 September 2017 7:15 PM ‘We’re coming back’: Clown Purge Australia’s chilling threat

THE creepy clown craze that swept the world and sparked a police response last year is back — and Australia has been warned. Clown Purge Australia has issued a chilling threat to scare the country, with Brisbane City, the Gold Coast, Cairns and Fraser Coast in its sights. “Get ready for the 2nd round Australia, we’re coming back for you and last night 132

8 September 2017 11:06 AM Vale Connie Johnson: 'You made us all kinder'

One of the last times I saw Connie Johnson was on a bitterly cold July evening in the Kaleen community hall when, although desperately sick, she wanted to say goodbye and thank you to the volunteers from Love Your Sister who had made the Big Heart Project such a success. This was not a media event but a private, warm hug from the woman who had created 112

28 August 2017 1:35 PM Koala takes canoe trip to safety after found stranded in Murray River

A koala who ended up in trouble while travelling down the Murray River had a lucky escape when a group of university students offered him a canoe trip to safety. Video footage has been captured of the adorable rescue, led by a group of quick-thinking La Trobe University outdoor and environmental education students. They were on a kayaking trip when they came across 39

26 August 2017 7:20 AM Thousands take to Melbourne streets for rally in support of marriage equality

Glitter fluttered through the wintry air on Saturday afternoon as more than 20,000 Melburnians took to the city streets to rally for same-sex marriage ahead of a postal vote on the issue. A sea of protesters, many draped in rainbow flags and clutching colourful balloons, gathered outside the State Library for what organisers said was Australia's largest 33

24 July 2017 2:57 PM Parents of terminally ill British baby drop legal fight for US treatment

The parents of British baby Charlie Gard have abandoned their legal fight to take their son to the United States for experimental treatment in a case that has attracted global attention. A lawyer representing the baby's parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, told judge Nicholas Francis at London's High Court on Monday that "time had run out" and they had made their 70