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  1. Woonona parents alarmed over pointed problem

    Children at a Woonona childcare centre have had a lesson in needlestick injuries after used syringes were found in a nearby…
  2. Adults who molest children 'often popular members of community'

    Abc.net.au - New South Wales 03.29 / 08:47 www.abc.net.au
    Child abusers rarely behave like the predatory monsters they are stereotyped to be, and are often well-respected members of the community, a royal commission…
  3. Mother’s call for amnesty

    Lake Heights mum Yvonne Cooper believes medicinal cannabis may be her daughter's only…
  4. Postecoglou asks Socceroos fans to keep the faith

    Abc.net.au - New South Wales 03.29 / 07:19 www.abc.net.au
    Ange Postecoglou ends a trying but ultimately triumphant week by challenging Socceroos fans to match his ambitions for the World…
  5. Busy at the Men’s Shed

    Oberonreview.com.au - Oberon 03.29 / 07:14 oberonreview.com.au
    OBERON Men’s Shed is powering along in its eighth year of o…
  6. Modern maintenance readies track for grand old ladies of steam

    WHILE Maitland celebrates all things rail during the upcoming Steamfest, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is getting on with the job of keeping the vital infrastructure in the Hunter Valley up to scratch with major maintenance works scheduled next…
  7. EDITORIAL: Thanks, that's fine, just leave it there seeing as you don't want it anymore. We'll pick it up for you.

    Byronnews.com.au - Local 03.29 / 07:06 www.byronnews.com.au
    I AM building a totally eco-sustainable, non-council friendly granny flat/motel entirely out of the crap I pick up on my walks along our once pristine…
  8. Annual $37k boost for parents who adopt foster children

    Abc.net.au - New South Wales 03.29 / 06:57 www.abc.net.au
    Foster carers could receive financial incentives of between $25,000 and $37,000 a year to adopt the children they are looking after under changes being introduced by the NSW…
  1. Samantha aims to inspire all women

    By Nick Creely “Once you exercise you never regret it.” That’s the very simple yet inspiring message from Pakenham mum…
  2. Teacher charged with sexual offences against student

    By Bonny Burrows A teacher from Beaconshills College in Berwick has been arrested and charged with child sexual offences.…
  3. Cyclist hit by ice-affected driver lives with 'soul-destroying' injuries

    Abc.net.au - Local 03.29 / 06:38 www.abc.net.au
    A cyclist left for dead by a hit-and-run driver who was on her way to buy drugs says he has suffered "soul-destroying" injuries as a result of the crime, a Ballarat court is…
  4. Tracking down two wanted persons

    Police are seeking help to find two people who are wanted on warrants and are known to frequent Greater…
  5. Ahead of the pack

    Pakenham’s Andrew Daley is almost unrecognisable after taking part in the World’s Greatest Shave. The Simplot worker joined thousands of…
  6. Major funds boost for Chisholm

    By Casey Neill Chisholm Institute has welcomed a $12 million boost. “We’ll make sure it’s put to good use,” Chishol…
  7. Dumped dead ducks reignite debate over hunting

    Abc.net.au - Local 03.29 / 03:50 www.abc.net.au
    Anti-duck hunting protesters say they have discovered pits containing nearly 200 dead ducks at the Koorangie State Game Reserve, just a week after Victoria's duck hunting season…
  8. Warriors wrest control

    By Russell Bennett The Pakenham Warriors Big V basketballers are continuing to build momentum through the early rounds of…
  1. Twilight grand final would not be a dash for cash, says AFL boss Gillon McLachlan

    The AFL will not attempt to make more money from its $2.5 billion broadcast rights agreement regardless of whether it moves to a twilight grand final in…
  2. 'Like being in the path of a train': Our Hamilton Island holiday with Cyclone Debbie

    Cyclones named Debbie weren't part of the equation, when Michael planned the surprise trip to Hamilton Island for his…
  3. Infectious measles sufferer attended music concert

    Brisbane residents have again been asked to be alert for measles symptoms after another traveller from Bali has returned with …
  4. Liberals and Greens call on government to explain Dickson land-swap with construction union

    Greens call for more information on plans for section 72 on Antill Street behind the Dickson…
  5. Chinese police want overseas help to return gambling fugitives

    The head of China's powerful police ministry has called for more help from overseas law enforcement agencies in China's crackdown on cross-border…
  6. Predator brother exposed as child rapist decades on

    Caboolturenews.com.au - Caboolture/Local 03.29 / 08:57 caboolturenews.com.au
    Court hears mother turned blind eye as predator brother systematically abused sisters in an era where family sexual violence was 'too taboo to talk…
  7. Rocky's big present to Mackay's Cyclone Debbie victims

    Rockhampton Regional Council said the generators, donated by millionaire entrepreneur Bevan Slattery, saved lives after Cyclone…
  8. Rocky's big present to Mackay's Cyclone Debbie victims

    Rockhampton Regional Council said the generators, donated by millionaire entrepreneur Bevan Slattery, saved lives after Cyclone…
  1. Armed pastor trial hears department failed to register key Goldfields site

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 03.29 / 09:10 www.abc.net.au
    The trial of Aboriginal pastor Geoffrey Stokes hears WA's Department of Aboriginal Affairs failed to register a key cultural site near where the armed confrontation…
  2. New Minister to look at range of solutions for wild dog issue

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 03.29 / 07:20 www.abc.net.au
    Western Australia's Agriculture Minister comes under fire for saying sheep are light snacks for local wild…
  3. Playground for adults (and kids) planned for Perth

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 03.29 / 06:38 www.abc.net.au
    Construction has begun on a riverside playground which will invite people of all ages to jump on the swings and take a ride on a flying…
  4. Solar thermal energy to power remote potash mine in Western Australia

    Abc.net.au - Perth 03.29 / 06:18 www.abc.net.au
    Remote potash mine in West Australian Gibson Desert to use solar power and reduce reliance on traditional energy…
  5. Australian protein a wheat trump card

    Farmweekly.com.au - Local 03.29 / 06:16 www.farmweekly.com.au
    CURRENCY devaluation has shielded Australian grain growers from the price impact of record global grain stocks, according to a visiting American…
  6. Seed treatment used for crop protection

    Farmweekly.com.au - Local 03.29 / 06:16 www.farmweekly.com.au
    GRAIN growers are increasingly recognising the benefits of seed treatments as valuable protection for their crops and with the rise in pest resistance to some chemistry, it is again expected to be a strongly adopted practice heading into the 2017…
  7. Call to use investigation subsidy

    Farmweekly.com.au - Local 03.29 / 06:16 www.farmweekly.com.au
    LIVESTOCK producers are being urged to make the most of the Royalties for Regions-supported Subsidised Disease Investigation Pilot Program (SDIPP) before it ends later this…
  8. Heavy reliance on existing chemicals

    Farmweekly.com.au - Local 03.29 / 06:16 www.farmweekly.com.au
    FARMERS and chemical makers will have to think smarter about how to best use existing crop protection chemistry rather than rely on science to repeatedly produce magic bullets to beat resistance…
  1. Paedophile questions risk concerns during fight for release

    Abc.net.au - South Australia 03.29 / 06:17 www.abc.net.au
    Serial child sex offender Mark Trevor Marshall tries to justify his behaviour and says he doesn't understand why he is "suddenly a big risk to society" while arguing for his release from…
  2. Gillard: Changing minds saves lives

    Abc.net.au - South Australia 03.29 / 02:22 www.abc.net.au
    The key to saving and improving lives is changing how we talk, think and act on mental health issues, says former prime minister and newly appointed Beyond Blue chair, Julia…
  3. Regional community breaks silence around suicide

    Abc.net.au - South Australia 03.29 / 01:12 www.abc.net.au
    Blue balloons lift up into the sky as a regional community comes together to break the silence surrounding…
  4. 'Supercyclists' ride for country cancer patients

    Abc.net.au - South Australia 03.29 / 00:51 www.abc.net.au
    A group of cyclists will set off on their seventh 1,000km ride this weekend, hoping to pass $2 million in fundraising for cancer…
  5. Saved by a phone call

    A SMALL fire at the Gawler Petanque Club earlier this week could have been more devastating had it not been for the vigilance of a passenger on a passing train, according to the Metropolitan Fire Service…
  6. Ticket to ride

    VIRGINIA woman Rina Centofanti is calling on the community, and local councils, to support her new northern Adelaide Plains public transport…
  7. House fire leads to drug bust

    POLICE have uncovered a hydroponic cannabis crop being grown at a Sandy Creek home, after attending a fire at the property last…
  8. Renewed calls to seal road

    A KUDLA resident says he and his neighbours have been calling on Gawler Council to seal a local roadway where a woman was injured in a one-car roll-over last…
  1. Tasmania's youth hard hit by suicide, bullying, health issues: report

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 03.29 / 06:38 www.abc.net.au
    Tasmanian teenagers hope the latest report on their wellbeing showing high suicide rates will be a wake-up call to the…
  2. Where are the apple pickers?

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 03.29 / 02:44 www.abc.net.au
    A unique set of circumstances has led to a call from apple growers in Tasmania for more…
  3. Early production methods for apples

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 03.29 / 01:35 www.abc.net.au
    Apple growers are looking to get young trees into earlier…
  4. Why I ditched the office to work outdoors in the city

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 03.29 / 01:12 www.abc.net.au
    Working outdoors is not just for those on farms or out in the bush. Meet four city workers who have replaced the office ceiling with the…
  5. Huon council short-shrifts former mayor’s plea to pay his legal costs ...

    Tasmaniantimes.com - Tasmania 03.28 / 22:21 tasmaniantimes.com
    Huon Valley Guessing Games It is not too late for Huon Valley Council’s (nine-councillors-in-one) commissioner, Adriana Taylor, to change her mind and give ex-mayor Peter Coad the justice he…
  6. Sex offender refuge plans community barbecue but future still unclear

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 03.28 / 19:48 www.abc.net.au
    The woman behind the Ellendale centre, which has just one convicted sex offender still in residence, vows to stay and wants to hold a community meet and…
  1. Open letter: Tangible action or shooting the messenger?

    Shooting the messenger or providing tangible help for the Alice tourism industry – that is the question, comments ERWIN CHLANDA. The view west from the top of Mt Gillen. You can get there via one of the spectacular ravines on the southern flank of the ranges. The base of the closest one is a few minutes' walk from the tourism p…
  2. Who to believe on the NT Government's '$2b GST shortfall'

    Abc.net.au - Northern Territory 03.29 / 08:04 www.abc.net.au
    With the NT Government contradicting Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison on the latest GST carve-up, the ABC asks respected economist Saul Eslake to give his views on who is right and who is…
  3. Spanish beef no threat to Aussie beef in Indonesia says MLA

    Abc.net.au - Northern Territory 03.29 / 01:59 www.abc.net.au
    Spanish beef no threat to Australia's market in Indonesia, but still need to be wary according to…
  4. Tourism numbers: Territory ‘standout performer’

        In the last three years the NT visitor numbers increased 69%, streets ahead of number two, WA, at 47%. The Territory growth in spend and nights was more than four times the national result. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Austrian tourists Erika and Fred Pruckner at Chamber's Pi…