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VICTORIA

Vic surfer dies, hit with own board

A surfer has died after being pulled unconscious from the water after his own surfboard struck him in the head during a surf competition in Victoria. Full story »
VICTORIA

Anthony Foster remembered as a 'voice for survivors'

Anthony Foster has died aged 64. (AAP)
Anthony Foster, who became a relentless advocate for victims of child sex abuse after his daughters were raped, has been remembered as a voice for survivors. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Qld Man, 91, dies after scooter collision

An elderly man has died after he was hit by a car while crossing a Gold Coast street on a mobility scooter. Full story »

Australian leaders condemns Egypt attack

Australian political leaders have condemned a gunmen's attack on a group of Coptic Christians that killed 28 people and wounded 25 others in Egypt. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Queensland crashes claim lives of two men

Police are investigating the deaths of two Queensland men who were hit and killed by cars in two separate crashes. Full story »
TRAVEL

Jetstar plane begins taxiing at NSW airport with worker still attached

A ground worker at a NSW airport got the fright of his life when the Jetstar plane he was working on started its engines and began to taxi - with the worker still attached. Full story »

QUEENSLAND

Two die in separate Queensland incidents

A 22-year-old man and a 41-year-old man have died in separate incidents after being hit by cars in Queensland. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

NSW teen critical after excavator hit

A teenage boy is in critical condition after an excavator reversed into him on a worksite in Sydney's upper north shore. Full story »
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Elderly couple missing in regional WA

An elderly couple hitchhiking from a remote Indigenous community have gone missing in WA. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

NSW man trapped under car dies

A man has died after being trapped under a vehicle at a Hunter region property. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

Worker still attached to plane as it taxis

A ground worker at Newcastle Airport was still attached to an aircraft when it released its brakes and began taxiing on the runway. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

Teenager run over by excavator in Sydney

A 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being run over by an excavator on Sydney's north shore. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

Fatal Fridays prompt warning to road users

Motorists are being urged take a pledge in the fight to end road trauma as part of a campaign called Fatality Free Friday. Full story »
VICTORIA

MCG drill to test Melbourne heat response

Melbourne's ability to respond to an extreme heat wave will be tested in a drill at the MCG. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Man killed in collision with truck

A man has died east of Mount Isa after his vehicle collided with a road train. Full story »
ASIA

Major damage unlikely in Philippines quake

No major damage is expected after an earthquake hit the Philippines 140km northwest of the capital Manila. Full story »
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Electric blanket sparks Adelaide blaze

An overheated electric blanket has caused a house fire in an Adelaide suburb. Full story »
VICTORIA

Motorbike rider killed in Vic crash

A man has died after his motorcycle collided with a car in Melbourne's northeast. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

Ute pursued three times before fatal crash

Police say the driver of a stolen ute is in custody in hospital after being pursued by officers before crashing into a car near Sydney Airport, killing two men. Full story »
ACCIDENTS

Collapsing machinery narrowly misses workers in Brisbane

Two workmen have narrowly missed being crushed by construction machinery after it collapsed in Brisbane’s north.

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