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Mon 19 Aug 2019

Appeal to find missing woman, 31

Appeal to find missing woman, 31

JOANNA Latoszek, 31, was last seen between midday and 1pm on Saturday in the NSW Southern Highlands, and hasn’t been in contact with her family since.

Barty’s French Open trophy treat for junior club

premium_icon Barty’s French Open trophy treat for junior club

Ashleigh Barty maybe more than 14,500km away competing in USA, but she is still inspiring a new generation of tennis players back on her spiritual home.

Full list of Australian bravery decorations

Full list of Australian bravery decorations

THE Governor-General has announced a series of Australian bravery decorations.

Mum’s jaw-dropping $700 pantry makeover

Mum’s jaw-dropping $700 pantry makeover

When Carmen Strong from NSW decided to overhaul her pantry, there was no expense spared. The result is nothing short of amazing.

Work goes begging as welfare trial fails

premium_icon Work goes begging as welfare trial fails

A TRIAL allowing dole recipients to earn thousands of dollars without losing a cent of welfare has been a spectacular flop.

Project hosts floored by viewer reaction

Project hosts floored by viewer reaction

The Project’s Hamish Macdonald was visibly stunned when he revealed how viewers reacted to a story that aired 15 minutes earlier.

Smith opens up on sickening blow

Smith opens up on sickening blow

Steve Smith made Test history for an unwanted reason and has spoken for the first time since being concussed by a Jofra Archer bouncer.

Girl with Tourette’s turns her life around

Girl with Tourette’s turns her life around

Her story shocked Aussies more than a decade ago when she was shown hitting and swearing at her mum, but Bianca Saez has moved on.

Tributes for skier killed by tree branch in Thredbo

premium_icon Tributes for skier killed by tree branch in Thredbo

A former doctor who died when he hit a low-lying tree branch while skiing with friends at Thredbo e was a well-liked competitive skier, friends say.

Abortion blindside a big vote changer

premium_icon Abortion blindside a big vote changer

Almost a third of Coalition voters indicated in a new poll that they would have voted differently if they had known about the controversial bill to decriminalise...

PM to remind staff they are ‘servants’

premium_icon PM to remind staff they are ‘servants’

Scott Morrison will deliver a warning to the nation’s 240,000 public servants today that they must be enablers not obstacles for the Government.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Football school says it will be ready for next year

premium_icon Football school says it will be ready for next year

QLD's first “football” school wants kids to try out for a place, despite no confirmation of where the school will be built and a plan to open in six months.

Risky obsession snaring Aussie men

Risky obsession snaring Aussie men

WHAT begins as a pursuit for the perfect body can spiral into a dangerous obsession for many blokes, leading to serious social and health consequences.

'We don't cry out for help until situations are horrid'

premium_icon 'We don't cry out for help until situations are horrid'

THEY are the angels of the outback, the hands of heaven reaching out to more than 2300 families facing a drought-ravaged hell.

Man shot by Sydney police, dies

Man shot by Sydney police, dies

A MAN has died after being shot by police when he allegedly aimed a shotgun at officers.

Killer flu season stumps experts

Killer flu season stumps experts

AS THE killer flu season reaches record heights, claiming 430 lives, health authorities are scrambling to find out why.

Keep uni student mix diverse: minister

Keep uni student mix diverse: minister

EDUCATION Minister Dan Tehan says universities shouldn't rely on any one group, such as international students, for their revenue.

‘Costly’ errors leave Australia exposed

‘Costly’ errors leave Australia exposed

AUSTRALIA is ill-equipped to defend its own shores and has made “costly” mistakes in its military spending, an expert has suggested.

How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

premium_icon How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

Before passionate Lions fan Alex Wilson died of cancer last year, his wife Sandra made a promise that she has secretly been honouring every round this season.

Mother tells of heartbreak after Ross River drowning

premium_icon Mother tells of heartbreak after Ross River drowning

The devastated mother of a young girl who drowned in the Ross River has spoken of the hole in her heart since her daughter’s death.

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