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Forensic cop admits report errors in crucial Claremont killings examinations

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A forensic officer has described collecting nail clippings allegedly containing critical DNA evidence in the Claremont serial killings case, but admitted errors in a statement about another key exhibit.

Aussie scientists to test world-first Dementia implant after major discovery

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Researchers at WA’s Edith Cowan University will test whether testosterone implants could help prevent or delay the onset of dementia in older men.

Tackle shop workers chase and catch alleged teen shoplifters

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Shoplifting is a common gripe for business owners, but staff members got the better of two alleged thieves in Darwin this week.

‘A changed man’: Aussie released from Bali jail after alleged cabbie bash

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An Australian tradesman insists he’s a new person, lucky to walk free from Bali police custody after compensating the taxi driver he was accused of bashing. 

Grandmother mauled by dog that escaped yard north of Brisbane

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Barbara Verstandig was on her routine morning walk along the water at Deception Bay when an off-leash Staffordshire terrior escaped from a nearby home and charged at her dog Daisy.

Multiple medications fail to meet safety standards

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A number of popular and commonly used products including heat packs and weight loss pills have failed Australia’s safety guidelines.

Woman and children injured in Melbourne hit-run

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Police are searching for a hit-run driver after a woman and three children were left injured at the scene of a crash in Melbourne’s south-east last night.

‘I’m going when’s this thing going to bite me again?’

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Wil Schroeter’s fascination with sharks began as an 11-year-old after getting his first surfboard. Little did he know how close his curiosity would take him.

Greens back action to stop oil drilling in Bight

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The Greens have backed the community groups taking legal action to challenge the government regulator’s (NOPSEMA) initial approval of Norwegian oil giant Equinor’s plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. Senator for South Australia and Greens Environment Spokesperson Sarah Hanson-Young said the environmental approval announcement last month was a devastating outcome for … Continue reading “Greens back action to stop oil drilling in Bight”

NEW ONE-STOP SHOP CUSTOMER CARE SPECIALISTS FOR BUSH FIRE AFFECTED COMMUNITIES

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Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State Government and Federal Government, through the NSW Government’s new Bush fire Customer Care program. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for Disaster Recovery John Barilaro said the one-stop shop service, administered by Service NSW, would connect affected … Continue reading “NEW ONE-STOP SHOP CUSTOMER CARE SPECIALISTS FOR BUSH FIRE AFFECTED COMMUNITIES”

VACANCIES REMAIN IN MORRISON GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO REDRESS

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Three months after the Parliament agreed to re-establish a committee to oversee the implementation of the National Redress Scheme, the Morrison Government has failed to appoint four of its six members. When Labor put forward a motion to re-establish the committee, the Government cynically used its numbers to dump the former multipartisan approach and wrested control … Continue reading “VACANCIES REMAIN IN MORRISON GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO REDRESS”

DAMNING NDIS REPORT PROMPTS CALL FOR NEWCASTLE HEARING

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The release of a scathing report into the NDIS has prompted Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon to write a letter to request that a hearing of the Parliamentary NDIS committee be held in Newcastle. Ms Claydon said the independent report painted a picture of a system in crisis. “This confirms everything my constituents have been telling me about an … Continue reading “DAMNING NDIS REPORT PROMPTS CALL FOR NEWCASTLE HEARING”

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