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11 February 2018 5:03 AM Two men injured in helicopter crash at Bankstown Airport

Two men have escaped with minor injuries after a helicopter crash that damaged their aircraft significantly in south-west Sydney on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Bankstown Airport about 12.30pm to reports that a small helicopter had crashed. Police from Bankstown Local Area Command found the four-seater Robinson R22 helicopter with significant 49

10 February 2018 10:18 PM Search for young girl missing at Rockley, south of Bathurst

Police and emergency services are searching for a four-year-old girl who has been missing at a property in the NSW central west since last night. The young girl was reported missing from a property at Rockley, south of Bathurst, at 7.30pm on Saturday, police said. A large-scale search began this morning at first light, involving police officers, the police 24

10 February 2018 7:08 PM Bushfire threatens homes near Orange

Firefighters are urging residents of Mount Canobolas, near Orange, to evacuate, as a bushfire burns out of control. Late on Saturday the NSW Rural Fire Service issued an emergency warning in the Central Tablelands region, with spotfires threatening to cause damage before the main fire arrives. The fire covers about 109 hectares on the western side of the mountain 17

9 February 2018 6:29 AM Delays after serious multi-vehicle crash

Several people have been injured after a semi-trailer crashed into multiple cars in Brisbane’s north. Emergency services received a call at 12.52pm with reports a truck had driven onto the wrong side of the road, hit several cars and then slammed into a bollard at the intersection of Nudgee Road and Airport Drive in Hendra. Queensland Police has not ruled 12

8 February 2018 12:01 PM Cheaper public transport for Queensland veterans

About 19,000 Queensland veterans can now access cheaper public transport in Queensland, with the introduction of a white card concession scheme. From Friday, Department of Veteran Affairs white card holders will receive a 50 per cent discount on public transport fares across the state, bringing them into line with concessions for current gold card holders 21 1

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Big four banks won't enforce gag orders in royal commission

The major banks have promised not to enforce confidentiality agreements that were threatening to stop victims or whistleblowers from giving evidence to the royal commission into industry misconduct. Investigative journalist Adele Ferguson reflects on the long journey to the announcement of a royal commission, and whether it will make a difference 21

8 February 2018 12:25 AM Cairns man dies from diphtheria

A Queensland man has died from the rare but highly contagious disease diphtheria. He had not been vaccinated for the disease and had not recently travelled overseas. Diphtheria is a serious communicable bacterial disease that causes severe inflammation of the nose, throat and the windpipe. In January, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital Services director 40

7 February 2018 4:01 PM Trains every two minutes: Sydney Metro will get rid of troublesome bottleneck on rail network

In a little over a year, new world-class metro rail services will start in Sydney – the biggest addition to our city's rail network in a century. There are as many opinions on whether Sydney Metro will improve the rail system as there are public transport customers, but the facts show it is a transformative project that Sydney cannot do without. At full capacity 26 1

5 February 2018 12:06 AM Canberra Liberals leader Alistair Coe reveals reshuffle ahead of Parliament return

The ACT Opposition's new member Candice Burch will take on the portfolios of transport and public sector management, under a reshuffle announced on Monday morning. Canberra Liberals' leader Alistair Coe revealed a shake-up of his team ahead of the return of the ACT parliament on February 13. Deputy leader Nicole Lawder's current portfolio of planning 22

4 February 2018 9:10 PM Man drowns at Pretty Beach near Batemans Bay on NSW South Coast

A Victorian man has drowned after getting caught in a rip at a beach on the NSW South Coast on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Pretty Beach, about 30 kilometres north of Batemans Bay, at 2.30pm, after reports of a man becoming distressed in the water. Westpac Life Saver Helicopter CEO Stephen Leahy said two men were swimming when one of the men, aged in his late 30s, became 132