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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 17

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 40

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 41

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 24

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 18

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 16

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 44

23 July 2017 11:20 AM USS Ronald Reagan docks in Brisbane as sailors enjoy Queensland shore leave

Brisbane’s more colourful night-life venues, restaurants, pubs and bars were last night bracing for a surge in business expected to deliver a $3 million boost to the local economy. The USS Ronald Reagan docked at the Port of Brisbane yesterday to join 30,000 Australian military personnel for Exercise Talisman Sabre. Queensland Tourism Industry Council 25

13 July 2017 1:45 AM Duo behind bars over Sydney teen's murder

The day after Brayden Dillon would have turned 16, a second person is behind bars charged with his execution-style killing in southwest Sydney. Sophie Massie, 30, was on Wednesday afternoon charged with murdering the teen at his Glenfield home about 6am on Good Friday. She did not appear at Blacktown Local Court on Thursday where her lawyer Nick Blaker 20

12 July 2017 2:22 PM More charges laid in Dillon murder case

NSW Police have charged a 30-year-old woman with murder in relation to the death of Sydney teenager Brayden Dillon, on what would have been his 16th birthday. Homicide detectives arrested the woman at Blacktown, in the city's west, about 2pm Wednesday as Brayden's friends were preparing to mark what would have been his 16th birthday. The teenager was allegedly 18