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    Police search for missing teenage girl


    The young girl, known only as Amelia, was last seen near her Halls Head...

    The young girl, known only as Amelia, was last seen near her Halls Head home.

    Anzac Day 2019 public holiday guide: What’s open, what’s closed and what's on in Melbourne


    Thursday, April 25, will be a public holiday nationwide, so you can expect businesses to have restricted trading hours. Here's a list of what's open, what to do and how to get around this public...

    Thursday, April 25, will be a public holiday nationwide, so you can expect businesses to have restricted trading hours. Here's a list of what's open, what to do and how to get around this public holiday.

    'Terrifying': Girl, 7, stung 300 times by wasps


    Nurses had to use a vacuum cleaner to capture the wasps covering Evie Clark, including the ones stuck in her...

    Nurses had to use a vacuum cleaner to capture the wasps covering Evie Clark, including the ones stuck in her hair.

    Queensland man denies housemate manslaughter


    A woman in an upstairs bedroom heard the commotion before a Brisbane man allegedly killed his flatmate following a fight over rent payments, a court has...

    A woman in an upstairs bedroom heard the commotion before a Brisbane man allegedly killed his flatmate following a fight over rent payments, a court has heard.

    Teenage army recruit dies after training incident


    An 18-year-old man has died in hospital after he was involved in an incident at an army recruit training centre in the NSW Riverina...

    An 18-year-old man has died in hospital after he was involved in an incident at an army recruit training centre in the NSW Riverina region.

    Melbourne Express, Wednesday, April 24, 2019


    Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and...

    Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.

    Blind Victorians illegally denied service because of guide dogs


    Chris Gould is legally blind and has told of being denied service and made to feel unwelcome because of his guide dog...

    Chris Gould is legally blind and has told of being denied service and made to feel unwelcome because of his guide dog Simba.

    Target and superquiz, Wednesday, April 24


    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and...

    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

    From the Archives: First Australian air mail for London


    On April 24, 1931, the Southern Sun set off from Sydney for Darwin, its hold laden with the first official air mail between Australia and Great...

    On April 24, 1931, the Southern Sun set off from Sydney for Darwin, its hold laden with the first official air mail between Australia and Great Britain.

    'They kept on serving and doing their job': Diggers march in Redfern


    The telegram was sent to Col Watego's grandmother in 1942. His uncle Vince Watego had been killed at El Almein, the Western Desert campaign during the Second World...

    The telegram was sent to Col Watego's grandmother in 1942. His uncle Vince Watego had been killed at El Almein, the Western Desert campaign during the Second World War.

    Lacaze prepares Lynas for more bids while Scott waits


    Like 450,000 tonnes of radioactive waste situated just metres from the South China Sea, the Lynas-Wesfarmers takeover tussle isn’t going anywhere anytime...

    Like 450,000 tonnes of radioactive waste situated just metres from the South China Sea, the Lynas-Wesfarmers takeover tussle isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

    In the Herald : April 24, 1942


    Third-party car insurance, Anzac Day toned down and Army...

    Third-party car insurance, Anzac Day toned down and Army sandbaggers.

    Parties just nibbling at the edges of what veterans need


    While reflecting on their sacrifice this Anzac Day, political leaders should also consider how best to support...

    While reflecting on their sacrifice this Anzac Day, political leaders should also consider how best to support veterans.

    Cheap political shots are working against the national interest


    On the eve of the election campaign, the Morrison government took a policy position that harms health and our economic...

    On the eve of the election campaign, the Morrison government took a policy position that harms health and our economic future.

    Gobbo told her underworld clients Hodson was a snitch


    Barrister Nicola Gobbo told her underworld clients Terence Hodson was informing on them in the months before he and his wife were executed in their Kew...

    Barrister Nicola Gobbo told her underworld clients Terence Hodson was informing on them in the months before he and his wife were executed in their Kew home.

    Zika would rapidly spread in Queensland if the disease gained foothold


    Researchers have confirmed Queensland mosquitoes would rapidly spread the Zika virus if it gained a foothold on the Australian...

    Researchers have confirmed Queensland mosquitoes would rapidly spread the Zika virus if it gained a foothold on the Australian mainland.

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    A deflating experience in...

    A deflating experience in Bathurst.

    Family sues for $2.5 million after Queensland worker electrocuted


    The family of Danny Cheney, who was electrocuted in north Queensland in 2009, is suing John Holland for up to $2.5 million...

    The family of Danny Cheney, who was electrocuted in north Queensland in 2009, is suing John Holland for up to $2.5 million compensation.

    Best of the world in pictures


    The best images from around the world, chosen by our photo...

    The best images from around the world, chosen by our photo editors.

    Man arrested over alleged groping at The Espy


    A 41-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly groping a woman at The Espy in St...

    A 41-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly groping a woman at The Espy in St Kilda.

    Woman arrested over slashing dozens of tyres at Armadale shopping centre


    Police confirmed they were investigating damage done to over 20 cars in the Armadale central business district between April 16 and April...

    Police confirmed they were investigating damage done to over 20 cars in the Armadale central business district between April 16 and April 21.

    Thai sex worker testifies at slave trial of Sydney woman


    A second Thai sex worker has told a jury of taking months to pay off a $45,000 debt by handing over all her brothel earnings to a Sydney woman accused of "possessing her" as a...

    A second Thai sex worker has told a jury of taking months to pay off a $45,000 debt by handing over all her brothel earnings to a Sydney woman accused of "possessing her" as a slave.

    Fewer students identifying a religion fuels push to scrap scripture


    Fewer public school students are identifying with a religion, but there is still no information about how many families are opting for Special Religious...

    Fewer public school students are identifying with a religion, but there is still no information about how many families are opting for Special Religious Education

    The maths of providing free pads and tampons in schools


    The scale of Labor's free pads and tampons initiative has been revealed, with 113 million sanitary products to be distributed to Victorian...

    The scale of Labor's free pads and tampons initiative has been revealed, with 113 million sanitary products to be distributed to Victorian students.

    'Beautiful souls' found dead in music festival identified


    Dassarn Tarbutt, 24, and Ebony Greening, 22, from Maleny and Nambour, were found dead on Monday morning of a suspected...

    Dassarn Tarbutt, 24, and Ebony Greening, 22, from Maleny and Nambour, were found dead on Monday morning of a suspected overdose.

    Hundreds evacuated after gas leak near Sydney Opera House


    About 500 people have been evacuated as a precaution after an excavator hit a gas line near the Opera...

    About 500 people have been evacuated as a precaution after an excavator hit a gas line near the Opera House. 

    More animal rights activists charged after Queensland protests


    The fresh arrests were made across south-east Queensland, with a total of 29 people arrested in relation to the two...

    The fresh arrests were made across south-east Queensland, with a total of 29 people arrested in relation to the two demonstrations.

    AI ethics debate as tech that 'recognises bad people' hits our streets


    A Melbourne start-up has deployed AI-powered facial recognition technology that can pick out criminals by matching their faces to online...

    A Melbourne start-up has deployed AI-powered facial recognition technology that can pick out criminals by matching their faces to online databases.

    Union trio to face court over 'tummy bug' strike on Forrestfield-Airport Link project


    The construction industry watchdog has taken on the CFMMEU (WA) alleging they organised unlawful industrial action on the $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link...

    The construction industry watchdog has taken on the CFMMEU (WA) alleging they organised unlawful industrial action on the $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link project.

    Ten face court over alleged fast-food-style drug delivery service


    Ten men have been charged after police busted an alleged drug distribution network described as being similar to food delivery services such as Uber Eats and...

    Ten men have been charged after police busted an alleged drug distribution network described as being similar to food delivery services such as Uber Eats and Deliveroo.

    Hacked Lime scooters play offensive voice messages


    Scooters have been pulled from Brisbane streets after "vandals" recorded over existing audio messages with offensive quotes, Lime...

    Scooters have been pulled from Brisbane streets after "vandals" recorded over existing audio messages with offensive quotes, Lime confirmed.

    WA drug dealers smashed in state-wide police operation


    More than 150 people have been charged with over 460 offences as part of a state-wide operation targeting drug...

    More than 150 people have been charged with over 460 offences as part of a state-wide operation targeting drug dealers.

    Police officers to fight charges over alleged assault of pensioner


    Three police officers fighting charges of unlawfully assaulting a disability pensioner on his front lawn are to give evidence defending their actions in a contested hearing that could run up to 15...

    Three police officers fighting charges of unlawfully assaulting a disability pensioner on his front lawn are to give evidence defending their actions in a contested hearing that could run up to 15 days.

    Ship sunk by enemy sub found after 77 years on bottom of Bass Strait


    Scientists have used sonar technology and a special drop camera to find the SS Iron Crown, 700 metres down and about 100 kilometres off the Victorian...

    Scientists have used sonar technology and a special drop camera to find the SS Iron Crown, 700 metres down and about 100 kilometres off the Victorian coast.