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21 January 2018 8:40 AM 'How could you leave someone like this?': Nurse injured in hit-run speaks out

A nurse who was left bleeding on the road after a hit-run in Melbourne's west has pleaded with the driver to hand themselves in. Shanne Doktor-Naron, 29, was walking to her car after her shift at Sunshine Hospital about 9.50pm on January 8 when a dark-coloured ute drove through the crossing and hit her. Ms Doktor-Naron remains in hospital, unable to walk unassisted 5

21 January 2018 6:14 AM Australia's fastest man Jack Hale set for Commonwealth Games qualifier in Canberra

Australia's fastest man Jack Hale is gunning for a Commonwealth Games qualifier at the ACT athletics championships this week following a controversial race in Perth. Hale might have been the fourth-fastest Australian man over 100 metres in history but for a blunder by West Australian athletics officials last Friday. The sprint star won his preliminary 4

21 January 2018 1:53 AM 'This stadium is open': West Aussies get their first glimpse of Optus Stadium at open day

More than 100,000 eager West Aussies will get their very first look at Perth's new Optus Stadium at Sunday's Open Day. Premier Mark McGowan officially declared the 60,000 seat stadium open just before 8am. Those who scored a ticket to the open day will be able to enjoy access to the general admission areas, try out the seats and cup holders, while taking 6

20 January 2018 7:09 AM Suspected ice lab busted in WA's South West

Detectives in the South West city of Busselton have charged two men after busting a suspected ice lab. Police executed a search warrant at a property on Court Street on Tuesday and allegedly found "a number of items, including equipment consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine." A 43-year-old man from Busselton has been charged with a range 7

20 January 2018 4:54 AM Soho Tribeca gets Grand Circuit win in commanding fashion in the WA Pacing Cup

It was the win Soho Tribeca deserved and it was done in dominant and commanding fashion in the WA Pacing Cup at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Soho Tribeca took the his first Grand Circuit crown, beating Chicago Bull in the showdown of West Australia's two best pacers. The winner of two Interdominion heats pushed forward from a wide draw and once Chicago 4

20 January 2018 2:46 AM Melbourne weather: City enjoys relief from searing heat before mercury rises again

The cool change and cloud cover will see maximum temperatures drop to the mid-20s across southern parts of the state on Saturday, some 20 degrees cooler than the north and west of the state. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Michael Efron said Melbourne would hit a top of 26 degrees on Saturday with the chance of showers in the afternoon and possible 5

19 January 2018 8:51 AM Sir Trevor Garland accused of sexually assaulting St Vincent's Hospital patient

Former diplomat Sir Trevor Garland allegedly sexually assaulted a St Vincent's Hospital patient he was helping look after as part of a program for sick Solomon Islands residents. The alleged abuse of power came three years after the 62-year-old former honorary consul to the Solomon Islands had his role terminated by the Australian government because 6

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 7

19 January 2018 4:20 AM As NASA reveals stunning images, Antarctica had record low sea-ice coverage in 2017

NASA has released stunning photos of the Antarctic ice caps after its most recent expeditions last year. However, Antarctica had a record-low sea ice coverage of 6.61 million square kilometres in 2017, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its latest report. In November last year, NASA conducted two missions as part of its Operation 7

18 January 2018 9:33 AM Armed car thieves charged after crash in West End

A group of men accused of stealing two cars during two separate violent invasions of the same Queensland home have been charged after crashing one of the vehicles. Three men armed with knives allegedly demanded car keys from the occupants of the Eagleby home on Wednesday evening and grabbed property before fleeing in a black Jeep Cherokee. About an hour later 11