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Melbourne not-for-profit to give domestic violence victims a hand up

Plate Up Project founders Donna Stolzenberg and Leela Cosgrove. (The Plate Up Project)

A Melbourne-based not-for-profit says its new training and hospitality program will empower women who have experienced domestic violence by creating pathways to employment. Full story »

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Firefighters revive unresponsive dog pulled from burning building

A family have been reunited with their pet dog, after firefighters pulled the pooch from a burning building and revived it. Full story »

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Police officers help save four-week-old baby who stopped breathing

It's not every day you hear of a month-old baby getting picked up by police, but in the case of little Ryder Nguyen, it was a matter of life and death. Full story »

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Turia Pitt jumps for joy as she reveals her baby’s gender

Turia Pitt and her fiancé have revealed the gender of their baby in a touching Instagram post.  Full story »

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Newcastle Knights star escorts cancer sufferer to school formal

Rugby league star Trent Hodkinson has made the dream of a young cancer sufferer come true, by escorting her to her high school formal on Wednesday night. Full story »

VICTORIA

Heroic Melbourne boy saves mum’s life with Triple Zero call

A quick-thinking Melbourne boy has saved his mother’s life after she suffered a stroke.  Full story »

LOVE

'I never thought I’d find somebody like her': How gaining independence led a young man to love

Like many, Brisbane couple Todd Winther and Kat Lambert’s love story began online. Full story »
MISSING

Hero bus driver helps lost toddler find his way home

A US bus driver has been heralded as a hero after helping a lost two-year-old find his way home.  Full story »
NATIONAL

Meet the 16-year-old Victorian egg farmer who hatched big business from pocket money

A high school student from regional Victoria has turned his pocket money into a lucrative egg farming business. Full story »

ENTERTAINMENT

Sneak peek of Disney’s Star Wars theme park lands

Disney has offered fans a detailed glimpse into the Star Wars-inspired theme park lands set to open in the US in 2019.  Full story »
JEFF HORN

The US welcome Jeff Horn wasn't expecting

Boxer Jeff Horn has gone from Brisbane schoolteacher to international celebrity, enjoying his newfound fame on the red carpet of the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles today.  Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Sri Lanka Navy rescues elephant being washed out to sea

An elephant has avoided a watery death in Sri Lanka, with navy troops rescuing the animal after it was spotted being carried into the ocean by a strong current. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Beachgoers form human chain to save family caught in rip

Strangers have banded together to rescue a family after they became caught in a riptide while swimming at a beach in Florida. Full story »
NEW SOUTH WALES

Adorable wallaby joey bottlefed at Sydney zoo

A yellow-footed rock-wallaby joey has arrived into the loving arms of keepers at the Wild Life Sydney zoo.  Full story »

WHALES

Migaloo spotted off the Gold Coast

Australia's famous white whale Migaloo has swum into Queensland waters as he makes his annual migration towards the Great Barrier Reef. Full story »
BUZZ

Oh, bother: Bear cub gets head stuck in jug

A bear cub can empathise with Winnie the Pooh's honey jar predicament, after being freed from a similar sticky situation. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Man in wheelchair crowdsurfs to join Chris Martin at Coldplay concert

A man in a wheelchair has joined rock band Coldplay on stage at their Dublin concert, after crowdsurfing through the mosh pit. Full story »

NEW SOUTH WALES

Baby girl born at 23 weeks defies health battles to return home

A Sydney girl born prematurely has overcome a myriad of health problems to return home to her overjoyed parents.  Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Lost dog returns home to heartbroken family during live television interview

A missing dog has returned home as his heartbroken family talked about the beloved pooch on live US television.

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Homeless charity Orange Sky Laundry set its sights on Darwin

Orange Sky Laundry want help to launch in the Territory. (Supplied)
The Northern Territory has the highest rate of homelessness in the country. According to Homelessness Australia, the exact numbers are astounding. Full story »