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Boozy backpacker beach party may be ‘super spreader event’

Premium Content Boozy backpacker beach party may be ‘super spreader event’

Careless backpackers involved in a tightly-packed dance party in Sydney’s eastern...

Young boy drowns in dam

Premium Content Young boy drowns in dam

A young child has drowned in a dam northwest of Brisbane this afternoon.

Urgent plea over horror drowning statistic

Premium Content Urgent plea over horror drowning statistic

State's shocking drowning numbers revealed

Every parent’s worst nightmare

Every parent’s worst nightmare

Three children have died after swallowing these commonplace items since 2017. Now...

Emergency department shut amid staff safety fears

Premium Content Emergency department shut amid staff safety fears

An emergency department may shut after nurse targeted

Warning issued as drowning ‘peak’ begins

Warning issued as drowning ‘peak’ begins

Almost 100 people drowned in Australia last summer – an “unacceptable” number water...

Govt did ‘precious little’ to stop Fraser Island fire

Premium Content Govt did ‘precious little’ to stop Fraser Island fire

A Fraser Island tourist operator has blasted the Queensland Government for failing...

Six toys deemed ‘choking hazard’

Six toys deemed ‘choking hazard’

Six different toys have been taken off the shelves ahead of Christmas after...

Poison warning for popular Aussie tree

Poison warning for popular Aussie tree

They might be one of our most recognisable trees – but Aussie gardeners have been...

Father's grief after son drowns trying to save child

Premium Content Father's grief after son drowns trying to save child

A grandfather has revealed his pain at the loss of his son, who drowned at a...

Warning over bizarre steak-in-toaster hack

Warning over bizarre steak-in-toaster hack

There are many ways you could cook a steak, but there’s something you should know...

Victorian school locked down over gunman

Victorian school locked down over gunman

Police have swarmed a Victorian suburb and a school is believed to have been sent...

Severed pinky a lasting lesson from full speed stack

Premium Content Severed pinky a lasting lesson from full speed stack

Injuries would have been far worse without vital safety equipment

Warning as lawnmower amputates girl’s leg

Warning as lawnmower amputates girl’s leg

A mother is warning other parents after her daughter, three, lost part of her leg...

‘Disgrace’: Aussies slugged with COVID cost

‘Disgrace’: Aussies slugged with COVID cost

Elderly Aussies slugged for PPE costs

Teen friends dead after chilling last photo

Teen friends dead after chilling last photo

Two friends have fallen 30m to their deaths in Brazil after losing their footing on...

Cannibal shark frenzy: Monsters turning on each other

Premium Content Cannibal shark frenzy: Monsters turning on each other

Fisherman says he can barely land a catch without it being attacked by bigger...

’Expensive mistake’ drivers are making

’Expensive mistake’ drivers are making

More Australian drivers are doing this when applying for cheaper car insurance and...

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