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Sat 25 Jan 2020

Ash Barty named Young Australian of the Year

premium_icon Ash Barty named Young Australian of the Year

Tennis champion Ash Barty has been named the Young Australian of 2020, while Armidale-based youth worker Bernie Shakeshaft was named the country’s Local Hero.

US star takes out Triple J’s Hottest 100 top song

premium_icon US star takes out Triple J’s Hottest 100 top song

Triple J’s top song in its Hottest 100 has dealt a blow to an Aussie star as Tones and I, Hilltop Hoods, the late Juice WRLD and Denzel Curry made the list.

Townsville a key ‘hub’ for Indian investment

premium_icon Townsville a key ‘hub’ for Indian investment

Plans to develop Townsville as Northern Australia’s investment hub will be pursued as part of the Government’s announced overhaul of its development agenda.

Photo that spells trouble for royal family

Photo that spells trouble for royal family

As the Duchess reveals her latest project and the Sussex saga rolls on, it is becoming clearer that the Windsors have the fight of their lives on their hands.

Three confirmed cases of coronavirus in NSW

premium_icon Three confirmed cases of coronavirus in NSW

Health authorities have confirmed three people in NSW have contracted the deadly coronavirus, which has killed more than 40 people in China.

PM chokes up during emotional speech

PM chokes up during emotional speech

Scott Morrison’s voice was shaking when he addressed the Australian of the Year nominees today, as the prime minister paused several times to compose himself.

Voice recorder recovered in US fire crew fatal crash

premium_icon Voice recorder recovered in US fire crew fatal crash

Investigators have uncovered the cockpit voice recorder inside the wreckage of the C-130 Coulson plane which crashed on Thursday, killing three US firefighters.

Driver with child in car ‘bashed’ for overtaking

premium_icon Driver with child in car ‘bashed’ for overtaking

Police have charged a 42-year-old man after he allegedly attacked a driver who overtook the car he was travelling in, as an eight-year-old boy watched on.

Man arrested after police chase through Grafton streets

premium_icon Man arrested after police chase through Grafton streets

The 24-year-old allegedly lead police on a pursuit through Grafton streets before fleeing the scene on foot

MYSTERY: Why a 58-year-old cold-case has been reopened

premium_icon MYSTERY: Why a 58-year-old cold-case has been reopened

THE 58-year-old Lismore woman was last seen at her McKenzie St home in 1962.

Horse club plays ‘Russian roulette’ with deadly virus

premium_icon Horse club plays ‘Russian roulette’ with deadly virus

“THE risk to the public, horses and staff cannot be overstated.”

Life destroyed after bus ride from hell

premium_icon Life destroyed after bus ride from hell

Bill Peacock can no longer look after himself after a horrific accident on a bus.

Father charged over baby son’s death

premium_icon Father charged over baby son’s death

A Gladstone man whose tiny son died after suffering “catastrophic brain injuries” and other internal injuries has been charged with the little boy’s murder.

Australian case of coronavirus confirmed

Australian case of coronavirus confirmed

A case of the deadly coronavirus has been confirmed in Australia, following seven other potential cases across the country.

More women popping the big question

premium_icon More women popping the big question

It may not be the bended knee you expect, but an increasing number of women are shunning 1600 years of tradition by popping the question to their boyfriends

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