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13 November 2017 8:28 AM Central Coast beaches closed after shark attack

A 25-year-old man is recovering in hospital after a suspected shark attack on the NSW Central Coast. Surf Life Saving NSW said the "minor" shark attack happened at the lagoon at Avoca Beach. Central Coast Council lifeguards treated the man's puncture wounds while paramedics also responded to the incident. "North Avoca and Avoca beaches are currently 16

4 November 2017 8:42 AM Popular Perth beaches closed after 2.5 metre shark spotted

Cottesloe and North Cottesloe beach have been closed after a 2.5 metre shark was spotted by the Wespac Lifesaver helicopter. The shark's species had not been identified but the predator was seen 300 metres south of the Cottesloe groin. About 3:15pm a 2.5 metre shark was also spotted 100 metres off the Broadwater Boat Ramp in Busselton, swimming in a westerly 17

22 October 2017 6:52 AM No bodies found in trawler wreckage

Police divers have found no trace of four men, lost at sea when their fishing trawler overturned, after searching the sunken wreckage off the Queensland coast. The sea-cucumber trawler FV Dianne overturned in treacherous conditions near the town of 1770 on Monday night. Ruben McDornan managed to get clear of the sinking vessel but skipper Ben Leahy 32

21 October 2017 7:56 PM Fishing trawler Dianne: Search continues after two bodies recovered

Police divers will continue the search for four men whose fishing trawler sank off the central Queensland coast after the bodies of two fishermen were retrieved yesterday. It took several dives to locate the bodies and the first was found in the wheelhouse of the vessel, police said. The trawler 'Dianne' sank in heavy seas on Monday night north of the town of Seventeen 17

16 October 2017 8:38 PM Search resumes for husband swept away in Queensland floodwaters

The search has resumed for a husband who was swept away by rising floodwaters as his wife watched on in Queensland, as the state continues to be inundated with rain. The 67-year-old local man was travelling with his wife along Marys Creek Road near Gympie just before 7pm yesterday when they stopped at a flooded causeway. The couple jumped out of their 26

16 October 2017 6:58 AM Police confirm human remains found at Anglesea are those of Elisa Curry

It was a disappearance that captivated the nation. A mother-of-three missing after AFL grand final night, leaving no clues. Sixteen days later, the search for Surrey Hills woman Elisa Curry came to its tragic end. Human remains found on a beach at Anglesea have been confirmed as hers. The 43-year-old's family now has closure about her whereabouts, but the cause 19

16 October 2017 12:35 AM Brisbane weather: Month's worth of rain falls over the weekend, more expected today

A month's worth of rain has fallen over much of south-east Queensland over the weekend, with residents being warned to brace for another deluge today. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said many parts of the region got a soaking of between 50 and 100 millimetres. The biggest falls were in the Gold Coast Hinterland where up to 200 millimetres was recorded 24

13 October 2017 7:18 AM National Bird Week takes flight from October 23

Help identify and tally 1.5 million birds in the seven days of National Bird Week. For the nation’s bird nerds, there are only 10 days to go until BirdLife Australia’s Aussie Bird Count from October 23-29. The aim is to tally 1.5 million birds in the seven days of National Bird Week. And two little birds, the Superb Fairy-wren and the Variegated Fairy-wren 24

5 October 2017 1:07 PM James from The Bachelorette impresses Sophie on single date

REALITY TV show contestant James Trethewie, 31, says he has been inundated with online marriage proposals since chasing Sophie Monk on The Bachelorette. But it is children who seem to be the Manly financial adviser’s biggest fans, especially when he is out with fellow beaches contestant Luke McLeod. “I’ve been out for dinner in Manly with Luke and we’ve 42

4 October 2017 9:32 PM Mystery surrounding Elisa Curry's disappearance deepens as police shift search

Mystery surrounding the disappearance of Elisa Curry has deepened, as police shift their search for the missing mother from bushland near her family's holiday home to neighbouring properties. An intensive four-day hunt has yielded no sign of the 43-year-old mother of three and keen marathon runner who was last seen at her family's holiday home in Aireys 18