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21 January 2018 1:53 AM Body found in search for man missing at Grampians waterfall

The body of a man missing overnight in the Grampians National Park has been found. Police will prepare a report for the coroner after the body was found at MacKenzie Falls near Zumsteins about 9.30am. The body is yet to be formally identified, but police believe it is the 28-year-old last seen under the waterfall about 5pm on Saturday. Leading Senior 142

19 January 2018 4:20 AM What to see and do on Australia Day in Sydney

On Friday 26th January 2018, Australia will celebrate the 230th Australia Day and the city of Sydney promises that "Australia Day 2018 will deliver plenty of memorable ceremonies, lively events and fun activities". As is tradition, the Sydney Harbour Bridge will have a fireworks display at 9pm. However, if you are unable to celebrate within the city, local 263

17 January 2018 6:25 AM Two senior Ipswich City Council officers resign amid CCC charges

Two suspended senior Ipswich City Council officers charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission last year have resigned from their positions. Suspended Ipswich City Council chief executive Jim Lindsay and chief operating officer of works, parks and recreation Craig Maudsley resigned on Wednesday, according to a media statement released by Ipswich City Council 144

7 January 2018 1:14 PM ACT politicians commandeer 30 spots in Canberra Theatre carpark while new building underway

The ACT government has blocked off 30 spots in the Canberra Theatre carpark for politicians and a handful of senior staff while the carpark closer to the Legislative Assembly building is closed. The London Circuit short-stay carpark closes on Monday for the construction of a new office block to house 1700 public servants. The $300 million, five-storey 132

23 November 2017 2:36 AM Canberra is getting its seventh off-leash dog park next year

Construction of a new dog playground for Canberra's four-legged friends is underway in Duffy. The off-leash park will be Canberra's seventh fenced area, making it paw-fect for dog owners in Weston Creek, Molonglo, Woden and the wider ACT community. Member for Murrumbidgee Bec Cody said the new park would provide a recreation area for Canberra's growing 174 1

12 November 2017 9:22 AM Firefighters battle Kings Park bushfire

Emergency services have warned Kings Perth locals to stay away from the area as firefighters battle an out-of-control blaze near the popular tourist spot on Sunday afternoon. The fire started on the corner of Lovekin Drive and Forrest Drive, although it is unknown what sparked the blaze. A number of roads have been closed as emergency services attempt 162

1 November 2017 4:11 AM ‘This is not Disneyland’: Traditional Owners ban Uluru climbs

The Traditional Owners of Uluru have announced today that the culturally significant site will be closed to visitors from October 26, 2019. Today the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board of Management unanimously voted to close the site to climbers. Chairman and senior Traditional Owner Sammy Wilson said the decision to close the climb came after extensive 187

1 November 2017 4:11 AM Uluru climbs banned from October 2019 after unanimous board decision to 'close the playground'

Climbing Uluru is set to be a thing of the past after the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board decided unanimously to ban the activity, starting in 2019. The board, made up of eight traditional owners and three representatives from National Parks, made the decision after consulting with the wider Anangu community, who it said was overwhelmingly in support 181

1 November 2017 12:19 AM Uluru climb may be banned today after significant fall in climbers in recent years

Sky News understands the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board of management will close the rock to climbers from October 26, 2019. The date chosen for the closure is 34 years to the day since Uluru was handed back to its traditional owners, the Anangu people. The decision will follow a board meeting being held today but is expected to have unanimous 169

26 October 2017 7:46 PM Donald Trump declares opioid epidemic a public health emergency, critics point to lack of funding

US President Donald Trump has declared America's opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency — a step that will expand access to medical services in rural areas but won't bring new dollars to fight an epidemic that kills nearly 100 Americans a day. "This epidemic is a national health emergency," Mr Trump said in a speech at the White House, where 190