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Gladys Berejiklian dumps plan to force councils to collect fire and emergency services levy - The Australian


The Australian

Gladys Berejiklian dumps plan to force councils to collect fire and emergency services levy
The Australian
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has dumped a plan to force local councils into collecting annual levies to fund the state's fire and emergency services budget after an angry backlash from residential and commercial ratepayers about potential big hikes ...
NSW govt backs down on emergency levy NEWS.com.au
New NSW fire services levy delayed after furore The Sydney Morning Herald

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Lake killer mum Akon Guode jailed for 20 years - The Age


The Age

Lake killer mum Akon Guode jailed for 20 years
The Age
A woman who killed her three youngest children by deliberately driving her car into a lake, in what a Supreme Court judge described as a "horrendous crime", has been jailed for 26 years and six months. But Justice Lex Lasry ruled on Tuesday that Akon ...
Wayne Flower, Herald Sun Herald Sun
Akon Guode sentenced to 26 years' prison over deaths of children in Wyndham Vale lake crash ABC Online
Mother who killed her three children by driving into Melbourne lake sobbed as she was jailed for 20 years 9news.com.au
Yahoo7 News  - BBC News  - Daily Mail  - TripleM Sydney
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Melbourne bin body identified as 44yo man - The Australian


The West Australian

Melbourne bin body identified as 44yo man
The Australian
The body found in a wheelie bin on a Melbourne street has been identified as that of a 44-year-old local man. The Broadmeadows man's body was discovered shortly after 8am on Saturday after a garbage truck driver picked up a bin in Butler Street in ...
Detectives identify man's body found stuffed into Melbourne recycling bin 9news.com.au

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Caleb Jakobsson sentenced to seven years' jail for monkey bike death - The Age


The Age

Caleb Jakobsson sentenced to seven years' jail for monkey bike death
The Age
A man who fatally struck a woman with a monkey bike outside a shopping centre and left her dying on the road has been sentenced to seven years' jail, with a judge calling his actions "morally reprehensible". Andrea Lehane, 34, was thrown more than six ...
Caleb Jakobsson jailed for seven years for killing Andrea Lehane with 'monkey bike' at Carrum Downs ABC Online
Monkey bike rider jailed for death of Melbourne mum Andrea Lehane Herald Sun
Monkey bike rider jailed for at least four years for killing Melbourne mum 9news.com.au
The Australian  - Ten Eyewitness News  - Daily Mail
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Queensland Rail passengers 'frustrated' by failing lifts, poor disabled access - ABC Online


ABC Online

Queensland Rail passengers 'frustrated' by failing lifts, poor disabled access
ABC Online
A Queensland Rail passenger says she and others with disabilities are fed up with having to call before they travel to check they will be able to access train platforms. There are some stations where passengers can only access the platforms using lifts ...
Queensland Rail crewman dies on shift The Australian
Queensland Rail crewman killed by Brisbane train 9news.com.au
Qld Rail worker dies after being hit by train in SEQ The Sunshine Coast Daily
Daily Mail  - myGC.com.au
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Crackdown on 'child sex trips' - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Crackdown on 'child sex trips'
NEWS.com.au
CONVICTED paedophiles will have their passports cancelled and be banned from travelling overseas under new measures to be introduced by the federal government. The strict new laws, due to be introduced next month, will make it illegal for convicted ...
Derryn Hinch welcomes crackdown on paedophiles' passports The Sydney Morning Herald
Paedophiles face overseas travel ban Perth Now
Govt to ban overseas travel for paedophiles Sky News Australia
Herald Sun  - Huffington Post Australia  - Channel NewsAsia  - The Guardian
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Cherry picker falls in Geelong, trapping three workers - ABC Online


ABC Online

Cherry picker falls in Geelong, trapping three workers
ABC Online
Three workers have been rescued, including one who was injured, after they were trapped when an elevated platform malfunctioned and fell several metres in Geelong. It happened on Ryrie Street shortly before 9:00am, falling outside the Barwon Water ...
Men trapped in cherry picker in Geelong The Australian
Crane collapses on Geelong building site The Sydney Morning Herald
Barwon Water rescue closes Ryrie St traffic Herald Sun
SBS  - 9news.com.au  - Huffington Post Australia  - Daily Mail
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Cop killer shot dead by police - Courier Mail


Courier Mail

Cop killer shot dead by police
Courier Mail
A GUNMAN involved in yesterday's shooting of policeman and father-of-three Brett Forte has been shot dead by police. Police killed Rick Maddison after he emerged from his bolthole, tried to escape and opened fire on officers. Police had been holed up ...
Cop killer shot dead, Queensland police say ABC Online
Gunman Rick Maddison shot dead by police NEWS.com.au
Police shoot dead gunman after siege The Australian
Brisbane Times  - 9news.com.au  - Yahoo7 News  - SBS
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Hanson wanted to protect donor -recording - The Australian


The West Australian

Hanson wanted to protect donor -recording
The Australian
Former One Nation official Ian Nelson has released a secret recording he claims proves Pauline Hanson was trying to hide the donation of a plane allegedly funded by property developer Bill McNee. The Australian Electoral Commission is investigating ...
Hanson, Ashby on the attack over secret recording SBS
Pauline Hanson shuts down donations questions with bizarre rant The New Daily
Pauline Hanson worried about One Nation plane donation becoming public, secret recording reveals ABC Online
The Queensland Times  - The Guardian  - Huffington Post Australia  - Courier Mail
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Lindt Cafe victim families scathing of top police and 'dangerous' psychiatrist - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Lindt Cafe victim families scathing of top police and 'dangerous' psychiatrist
The Sydney Morning Herald
The family of slain Lindt Cafe hostage Katrina Dawson have said a psychiatrist who played a pivotal role in the fatal siege response should never be allowed to influence police again. Ms Dawson's grieving family also believe two senior police officers ...
Should we negotiate with terrorist hostage-takers? ABC Online
Lindt cafe siege: families criticise police over 'bungles' The Australian
Sydney siege psychiatrist who gave flawed advice says criticism 'grossly unfair' The Guardian
9news.com.au  - dailytelegraph.com.au  - NEWS.com.au  - SBS
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