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9 February 2018 9:25 AM Champion Australian javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister dies

Australia's champion javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister has died suddenly overnight in the Netherlands. Bannister, who won gold in the javelin at the Delhi Commonwealth Games and was the national record holder, had been training and living in Holland with his girlfriend. Jarrod Bannister had won gold for Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, and held the national 25

7 February 2018 9:37 AM Body found at Victorian beach near where engineering student went missing

A man's body has been found at a beach on the Mornington Peninsula near where a student went missing at the weekend. The discovery follows the disappearance of Khalil Nabizadah, a 23-year-old engineering student from Narre Warren, who became caught in a rip while swimming with two friends at London Bridge beach at Portsea on Sunday. Victoria Police said the body found 21

31 December 2017 11:17 PM At least 12 die in Costa Rica plane crash

San Jose: A plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, most of them foreign tourists, the country's security ministry said. The crash, whose cause is not yet known, took place in the mountainous area of Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, in the province of Guanacaste, about 230 km west of the capital of San José. Enio Cubillo 47

24 December 2017 8:21 AM New Year's Eve forecast: The end of 2017 is looking fine

There's good news on the weather front for the bumper crowds expected to flock to Perth's beaches, nightspots and the New Year's Eve fireworks next week, with near-perfect conditions forecast for the end of 2017. Perth's New Year's revellers can look forward to a sunny day with a top of 31 degrees on Sunday. A balmy New Year's Eve is forecast with a minimum 48

3 December 2017 7:28 AM Perth set for short-lived scorcher and rainy start to week

As wild weather belts the east coast, temperatures around the city are soaring towards 38 degrees - Perth's hottest day since February. By 10.50am, Perth's metropolitan weather station had already reached 33.5, while Swanbourne, Pearce and Jandakot all peaked at around 30 degrees. While Perth residents rushed to local beaches to celebrate the return 63

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 51

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 61

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 51

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 36

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 44