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Why bus crash victims are joining campaign to free driver

Wednesday  14:50,   21 august 2019
9news.com.au

Jack Aston is a bus driver from Ballarat who is paying a high price after he drove into Melbourne's notoriously low Montague Street Bridge, injuring six of the 14 passengers on board in February 2016. It was a bad accident, however, the remarkable... >>>

'I don't need rehab!' Instagram model accused of a string of robberies unleashes at judge who said her 'life was down the toilet' - as she's hit with fresh charges including ice possession

Wednesday  14:46,   21 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Monique Agostino, 23, has pleaded not guilty to being involved in the string of break-ins in Sydney's affluent northern beaches in November of last year - but the single mother has been refused... >>>

Urgent search for missing man after abandoned car found near Harvey highway

Wednesday  14:46,   21 august 2019
watoday.com.au

WA police Mick Slaughter said there were urgent concerns for his welfare. “A land and air search for Shane is currently being conducted with the assistance of a nearby mine site,” he said. Mr Thomson is about 170 centimetres tall with a medium... >>>

Mum claims teen bashed her with hammer after schoolyard argument

Wednesday  14:40,   21 august 2019
9news.com.au

A western Sydney mother claims she was left bashed and bleeding from a hammer attack after her teenage daughter had an argument with a classmate over a boy. Amy Vaughan claims school had just finished when a pack of up to 15 students descended on... >>>

Overturned barge spills thousands of litres of waste into water

Wednesday  14:26,   21 august 2019
9news.com.au

A boat crew have had a lucky escape after the barge they were on capsized on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Emergency services were called to Great Mackerel Beach this afternoon where crew members were seen hanging onto the side of the overturned barge. >>>

Vatican could try Pell under Church law

Wednesday  14:15,   21 august 2019
msn

George Pell could face a trial under Church law in the Vatican after the Catholic cardinal lost an appeal against his conviction for child sex offences. When the disgraced religious leader was found guilty by a Melbourne court in December, the... >>>

First drive along Adelaide's new Northern Connector

Wednesday  13:30,   21 august 2019
9news.com.au

With six lanes, the 15.5 kilometre Northern Connector has nine bridges over intersections and water to help motorists avoid traffic lights. The $885 million project between South Road at Wingfield and the Northern Expressway at Waterloo Corner is... >>>

Comment: Like it or not, Pell judgment was demonstrably fair

Wednesday  13:06,   21 august 2019
theage.com.au

Whether or not there is another chapter to be written by the High Court, the Victorian justice system has spoken compellingly on the prosecution of George Pell. Pictures: The rise and fall of Cardinal George Pell If you or anyone you know needs... >>>

Catholic priest says church should accept George Pell decision and be accountable for abuse

Wednesday  12:34,   21 august 2019
abc.net.au

Ararat parish priest Father Andrew Hayes says the church should accept a court's decision to dismiss George Pell's appeal against his convictions, but the Melbourne Bishop is standing by the disgraced... >>>

Paul Keating remains tight-lipped and hides his face after it's revealed the PM's daughter was waved out of billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's apartment by Prince Andrew

Wednesday  12:33,   21 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Footage emerged last weekend in The Mail on Sunday of Prince Andrew at Epstein's New York apartment in 2010 waving goodbye to a young woman who was later identified as Ms Keating. require(["inlineoutstreamAd",... >>>

Former NSW Lifesaving boss charged over $2.7m fraud

Wednesday  12:15,   21 august 2019
9news.com.au

The former boss of Surf Lifesaving NSW has been arrested over allegedly defrauding the charity out of $2.7m. Matthew Hanks, 50, from East Corrimal in Wollongong, has been charged with 55 counts of fraud against the charity, NSW Police said. © Nine... >>>

Sydney CBD march for 'black lives matter'

Wednesday  11:30,   21 august 2019
msn

Hundreds have marched through Sydney's CBD chanting "black lives matter" demanding justice for Aboriginal people who have died in custody or... >>>

As a witness at George Pell's trial, I saw first-hand the strength of his victim

Wednesday  11:30,   21 august 2019
abc.net.au

In the end, just as in the beginning, this was a case about two little boys. Two 13-year-old choristers from humble backgrounds, who received scholarships to an expensive Catholic school because they could sing their little hearts out. Two boys... >>>

Body found during search for teenager Michael Ryan in bushland on Qld's Sunshine Coast

Wednesday  11:15,   21 august 2019
abc.net.au

Search crews looking for 14-year-old Michael Ryan, who disappeared a fortnight ago on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, find a body, with police saying it is believed to be the missing... >>>

'I told you I'd destroy you': Perth Instagram stalker avoids jail

Wednesday  10:21,   21 august 2019
watoday.com.au

The court heard when Judge's ex-partner took out a restraining order against her she turned her attention to his friend circle and began messaging their employers and universities. On one occasion Judge sent eight emails to the employer of one of... >>>