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21 November 2017 10:13 AM Perth primary schools issue warning to parents after student is grabbed on the arm

Primary schools south of Perth have issued a warning to parents after a student was grabbed by a man before she fought back and struck him with her water bottle. Details of the incident were released in a 'child protection alert' broadcast to parents and carers of children at schools in Munster. 6PR's Oliver Peterson broke the news of the disturbing 6

20 November 2017 3:06 AM Mother, baby hurt after highway U-turn goes badly wrong

A mother and her baby have been rushed to hospital after a head-on crash following a botched U-turn on a highway in West Gippsland. Police said the woman, 21, had been attempting to complete a U-turn on the Princes Highway near Darnum about 1.25pm on Sunday. Her white Ford sedan is believed to have struck a wire barrier, causing her to lose control of the vehicle 13

17 November 2017 9:22 AM WA man 'fighting back' after lightning strike

The family of a worker who was struck by lightning at the Northam Race Club say he is "fighting back" as he remains in an induced coma at Royal Perth Hospital. Track curating staff member Doug Fernihough, 57, was flown to Perth for treatment in the intensive care unit on Thursday and remains in a critical but stable condition. Mr Fernihough's family 10

16 November 2017 6:49 AM Three-month-old infant critical after three-car smash on Princes Highway

A three-month-old baby is fighting for life after a three-car smash on the NSW south coast. Two of the vehicles collided travelling northbound on Princes Highway at Falls Creek about 2pm on Thursday before smashing into a third car coming in the opposite direction. The infant was among five people in one of the cars and was flown to The Children's Hospital 8

15 November 2017 6:54 AM A boy has died and his brother remains critical after house fire

A young boy has died and his brother remains in a critical condition after a fire tore through their family home on a rural Queensland property. The four-year-old, along with his younger brother, 3, and father, 34, were asleep when a fire broke out in their home near Dalby about 8pm on Tuesday. They made it out of the home, suffering serious burns and were treated 14

13 November 2017 10:40 PM Prominent Melbourne nightclub owner Darren Thornburgh found dead at country home

Prominent Melbourne nightclub owner Darren "Razzle" Thornburgh has been found dead in his country home after both his nightclub and his former wife's home were hit by drive-by shootings last year. The Age has confirmed MrThornburgh was found dead at his property in the small town of Barmah on the Victorian-NSW border on Monday afternoon. A body has been found 17

13 November 2017 3:26 AM Premier commits $154 million to slash hospital waiting lists

Labor hopes its latest cash splash will slash hospital waiting lists, with the Premier announcing $154 million to bring down waiting times for specialist appointments. Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement at Townsville Hospital on Monday morning where she met with children and families in the pediatric ward. Ms Palaszczuk said the Labor government 14

7 November 2017 11:52 PM The Perth suburb where 89 per cent of kids go to private schools

Parents in Perth's most elite suburbs are still choosing to send their children to private schools despite a statewide swing towards public education. New data obtained by WAtoday shows that while more Perth parents still send their primary-age children to government schools, a majority of schoolkids transfer to a private or Catholic institution for high school 18

2 November 2017 9:51 AM Children's movies on bin Laden's computer

A computer recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound in 2011 contained a vast video collection including children's cartoons and documentaries about himself. The United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released a list of material found on the computer, which was taken during the military operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan, that killed the al Qaeda 41

2 November 2017 8:13 AM Queensland's election phrase: 'Joy buzzer'

Every election campaign throws up its unique words and phrases and Queensland's might be the first to include "Joy buzzer". A novelty toy that plays inspirational phrases like "I am zen-like and calm" and "I am beautiful" was Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's gift to labor's media bus this morning. After a couple of bruising headlines including not being 48