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19 September 2017 8:01 AM Melbourne grandmother dies on Thai holiday

A Melbourne grandmother who drowned in the surf while on holiday in Thailand has been remembered by her colleagues as "a true people person". Barbara Fistrovic, 65, was swimming at Phuket's Kamala Beach on Sunday when she was overwhelmed by powerful waves, the Phuket News reported on Monday. Lifeguards pulled her unconscious from the water but were unable 12

19 September 2017 6:14 AM Far right nationalist Party for Freedom to hold ‘Straight Lives Matter’ anti-same-sex marriage rally

THE organiser of the Cronulla riots anniversary events says his group will march this weekend in a ‘vote no’ rally. A FAR right group, one of the chief organisers of the Cronulla riots anniversary events, has a new target — people voting yes for same-sex marriage. The Party for Freedom will hold a ‘Straight Lives Matter’ protest on Saturday in Sydney 13

19 September 2017 5:08 AM At least one killed in glider crash near Dalby

THE wife of a senior flying instructor killed in a glider crash west of Toowoomba tragically witnessed the fatal incident, police have confirmed. Gliding instructor, Jeremy Thompson, 62, died when the aircraft he was piloting crashed shortly after taking off from the Darling Downs Soaring Club at Bowenville at about 9.50am this morning. Mr Thompson had been instructing 12

19 September 2017 3:54 AM Stabbed mother Lanell Latta looked after son charged with killing her

THE mum found dead in Avalon, on Sydney’s northern beaches, cared for and protected her son. He’s now been charged with her murder. LANELL Latta cared for her son at a psychiatric facility on Sydney’s northern beaches before he allegedly murdered her, friends exclusively told news.com.au. Friends spoke of Ms Latta’s “beautiful soul” a day after she was found 13

18 September 2017 1:03 PM Man charged after woman’s body was found in home owned by supermodel Gemma Ward

SUPERMODEL Gemma Ward says she is heartbroken after a mother-of-two was allegedly killed in the star’s northern beaches rental home yesterday. Detectives were last night questioning one of the sons of Lanell Latta, 50, who was found dead in the clifftop property on Marine Pde, Avalon, at 10.45am after neighbours heard screams. Joel Woszatka, 25, was arrested 20

18 September 2017 10:23 AM Connie’s last moments: ‘She went out on top’

SAMUEL Johnson has opened up for the first time about his sister’s final moments in an emotional interview on The Project. The live interview followed a private funeral for Connie, which Samuel said went perfectly. “It seems weird to apply the word ‘perfect’ to a funeral, but it was perfect.” Samuel said “all things considered” he was doing “really well”, and assured 17

18 September 2017 8:28 AM Son charged with murder after death of Lanell Latta in Avalon home

A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder after his mother's body was found in their home in the leafy suburb of Avalon, on Sydney's northern beaches. Officers discovered the body of Lanell Latta, 50, at the home on Marine Parade in Avalon about 10.45am today, after being called to reports of an injured woman. Her son, 25-year-old Joel Woszatka 23

18 September 2017 7:46 AM Ex-RSL boss details eye-watering expenses

The former boss of the NSW RSL has admitted spending the charity's funds on his mortgage as well as family phone bills, flights, meals and accommodation in his presidential suite at a Sydney hotel. Don Rowe headed the NSW-based veterans' support arm from 2003 until he stepped down in late 2014, for reasons at the time attributed to ill health. In fact, he was given 18

18 September 2017 4:29 AM Every Political Moment at the 2017 Emmy Awards

Whenever an awards show takes place in the midst of a charged political climate, it's always the topical speeches that define the night. This year's Emmy Awards honored TV's current politicized landscape, so naturally winners from The Crown's John Lithgow to Master of None's Lena Waithe embraced the opportunity to make a statement on Sunday night. The most common 17

18 September 2017 4:20 AM RSL funds for Xmas, mortgage: inquiry

Former NSW RSL boss has told a public inquiry he used part of his car allowance to pay his mortgage and spent nearly $600 of RSL funds on Christmas shopping. Don Rowe apologised at a state public inquiry on Monday for spending the organisation's money on personal expenses but insists it wasn't deliberate. "I apologise to the RSL, LifeCare and RSL Welfare 17