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Thu 22 Aug 2019

Man on parole when he slashed woman’s face

premium_icon Man on parole when he slashed woman’s face

A man who slashed a mother in the face with a machete after stealing copper piping was given parole just three days earlier, a court was told.

Tradie’s horror kidnapping after crash

Tradie’s horror kidnapping after crash

A minor bingle on the road escalated wildly after a Perth tradie was allegedly threatened with a hammer, assaulted and kidnapped.

‘Adani-whisperer’ to stand down

premium_icon ‘Adani-whisperer’ to stand down

The senior bureaucrat tasked with helping solve Adani’s outstanding environmental approvals, has decided to leave the role.

Grieving brothers’ heartache as Donna Steele’s killer jailed

premium_icon Grieving brothers’ heartache as Donna Steele’s killer jailed...

“You have taken a big part of our family’s futures; they were devastated by what you did the day you took her sister away."

How boys’ chores can boost women’s wages

premium_icon How boys’ chores can boost women’s wages

A federal government agency is calling on parents to make boys do the same chores as girls amid revelations boys even earn more pocket money than girls.

Monster waves, damaging winds batter Australia

Monster waves, damaging winds batter Australia

Massive waves will pound the east coast today as a 2000km-long front of gales smashes Australia, to be followed by an “exceptionally cold night”.

‘No greater friend’: Australia mourns Tim Fischer

premium_icon ‘No greater friend’: Australia mourns Tim Fischer

Tim Fischer was once described by former PM John Howard as the “epitome of loyalty and decency. No coalition leader could have had a better friend."

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