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NEW SOUTH WALES

NSW scrap yard fire put out after 18 hours

A blaze at a scrap metal yard in Sydney's west has been put out after burning for more than 12 hours. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Qld school fire appears suspicious: police

Fire has torn through a heritage-listed Queensland school, with initial investigations suggesting it was deliberately lit. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Elderly Qld anglers die on fishing trip

The bodies of an elderly man and woman have both been found after a central Queensland fishing trip went wrong. Full story »
ACCIDENTS

Two elderly Queensland anglers found dead

An elderly man and woman have both been found dead after they went on a fishing trip on the central Queensland coast yesterday.  Full story »

NEW SOUTH WALES

Man pinned under two-tonne van at NSW home

A 62-year-old NSW man has been injured after the two-tonne van he was working on rolled onto him. Full story »
SOUTH AMERICA

Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes off Chile

A strong earthquake has struck off the west coast of Chile. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Fire destroys boat at Gold Coast marina

Two men have escaped injury after their boat caught fire at a marina on the Gold Coast.

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QUEENSLAND

One dead in single-car crash in Mackay

One person is dead following a single-car crash in Queensland's Mackay region. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

NSW scrap yard goes up in flames

A building at a scrap metal yard in Sydney's west has gone up in flames. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

NSW tree lopper left dangling from tree

A 57-year-old tree lopper has spent two hours with his leg pinned between a fallen tree and a limb before being rescued on Sydney's north shore. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Woman drowns at Sunshine Coast public pool

A woman has died after being pulled from the water at an aquatic centre on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Firies battle Gold Coast boat blaze

A boat fire on the Gold Coast is sending a thick plume of smoke into the air as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. Full story »
TASMANIA

Hiker with broken ankle rescued in Tas

A hiker stranded on a Tasmanian mountain for two days with a broken ankle has finally been airlifted to safety after a break in bad weather. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

Microlight crashes at Illawarra airport

A microlight aircraft has crashed into a ditch after landing at Illawarra airport, with the two occupants escaping injury. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Call for CCC to probe flood death handling

The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties vice president is making a complaint to the state's corruption watchdog over police handling of 2011 flood deaths. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Tributes flow for Queensland goalkeeper who died during match

Robert Carpenter collapsed during a soccer match on the weekend. (Facebook)
A 25-year-old man has died while playing in the Queensland Christian Soccer Association on the weekend. Full story »
VICTORIA

Car fire at Coles Melb HQ, 2000 evacuated

A car fire in the Coles Melbourne head office basement prompted the evacuation of about 2000 workers. Full story »
ACCIDENTS

Russian truck driver falls asleep at the wheel

A truck driver has drifted into oncoming traffic and crashed down an embankment after falling asleep at the wheel. Full story »

ACCIDENTS

Car hit by bus after failing to stop at red light

A car towing a trailer has been cleaned up by an oncoming bus after running a red light. Full story »

NEW SOUTH WALES

Man falls onto railway tracks in Sydney

A man has been taken to hospital with a cut to his head and hand injuries after falling at a train station in Sydney. Full story »