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Statement regarding alleged offences at Newcastle Ocean Baths

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City of Newcastle is aware of an incident at Newcastle Ocean Baths changerooms yesterday afternoon where police have charged a man with two counts of ‘intentionally do sexual act with child between 10 and 16, carry out sexual act with another without consent and willful and obscene exposure.’ While planning, assessments and consultation on the upgrade to Newcastle Ocean Baths’ pavilion continues, the community … Continue reading “Statement regarding alleged offences at Newcastle Ocean Baths”

Business benefits from City’s million-dollar event and project funding

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Thirty-one events, activations and initiatives to re-energise Newcastle and boost the COVID disrupted local economy, have received a $1.1 million cash injection from City of Newcastle’s Events Sponsorship and Special Business Rate programs. Festivals of comedy, sailing and beer, spectacular park lighting, and virtual tours to entice people to explore the city’s history and creative culture, have received well needed financial support aimed at stimulating the local economy. Fifteen projects that promote, beautify and develop the City Centre and Darby Street have shared in a pool more than $930,000 under the Special Business Program, while a further 16 events and activations have received $177,000 from … Continue reading “Business benefits from City’s million-dollar event and project funding”

NSW: COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED

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Restrictions for outdoor dining and outdoor music performances will be eased, under relaxed COVID-19 safety rules. From this Friday, 16 October restrictions at hospitality venues will be eased to allow one patron for every two square metres in outdoor areas (previously this was one person per four square metres). Businesses wishing to take advantage of … Continue reading “NSW: COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED”

Body of young apprentice killed in uni worksite accident recovered

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Two of the man’s colleagues are this morning in hospital after the horror building collapse at Perth’s Curtin University.

Inquest hears of delay in emergency response in fatal double stabbing

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A number of operational delays meant emergency services officers were more than half-an-hour late to the scene of the crime, an inquest has heard.

Inquest hears policeman’s killer was ‘paranoid’ before fatal shooting

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Forte was shot dead during a slow speed pursuit in which he and his partner approached Rich Maddison down a dirt road, before their patrol car was sprayed with 27 bullets.

Horse rescued after falling metres down a well

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A horse has survived a dramatic rescue operation in central Victoria this morning after it fell three metres down a well.

Virus rulebreakers rack up $26m worth of unpaid fines: ‘We will come after you’

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More than $26 million worth of fines for breaching coronavirus restrictions in Victoria have been left unpaid with majority of rulebreakers refusing to pay up.

Teen defers university to voluntarily contract COVID-19

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Tens of thousands of people have signed up to take an experimental vaccine candidate and then face coronavirus in a controlled setting.

Pregnant mum who died after her baby was removed from her womb identified

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A pregnant woman who died after another woman cut her baby from her womb in the US has been identified.

Microsoft launches global takedown attempt of cybercrime network

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Microsoft today announced legal action seeking to disrupt a major cybercrime digital network that uses more than one million zombie computers to loot bank accounts and spread ransomware, which experts consider a major threat to the US presidential election.

‘Spy boat’ washes up on remote beach

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The discovery of a mysterious boat-like craft on a remote Scottish island has triggered speculation it is a US spy drone.

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